New York City, January 23, 2017 – BD Hotels, one of Manhattan’s premier hotel operators, announced today that it will rebrand the Holiday Inn Midtown as The Watson Hotel on February 14, 2017. Located in Midtown West, the affordable high-rise hotel conveniently sits near a variety of famous New York attractions including Central Park, Times Square, Columbus Circle, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Reservations for guest stays are available now at

The two-tower, 600-room property boasts some of the largest guestrooms in New York City and one of the largest hotel parking facilities in Manhattan. Atop the South Tower is a seasonal Rooftop Garden complete with an outdoor rooftop pool, full wraparound sun deck and Poolside Café. The 270 degree unobstructed view reaches south to the World Trade Center and West across the Hudson River, offering the perfect oasis for budget-conscious families and solo travelers looking for proximity to the best of New York City.

In the lobby, a tour desk for concierge, sightseeing, transportation and business services is maintained twelve hours a day. Other guest amenities include a full service 1,390 square ft. fitness center, free WiFi, the Gotham Cafe, which serves American and continental dishes, and the Skylight Lounge off the lobby. The hotel also offers an abundance of meeting space, with 4 large meeting rooms consisting of more than 8,700 square feet. With its convenient location and large accommodations, The Watson Hotel values a spaciousness that paves the way to a comfortable stay in NYC.