AMAN, NEW YORK
The Iconic Crown Building that once housed the Museum of Modern Art has now transitioned into one of the most exciting openings in the Manhattan hotel scene
- team luxe List
Heralding a new era for hospitality in one of the world’s greatest cities, Manhattan, Aman’s newest island destination is now open in the historic Crown Building. With prices starting at $3000 a night, Aman invites you to switch off from the outside world. The hotel’s 83 suites are among New York’s largest. Each suite also offers a functioning fireplace (a rarity in Manhattan), while Japanese-inspired interiors bring balance and harmony. Lavishly adorned with a hammam, plunge pools, a jazz club, omakase-style dining and a 65-foot indoor pool, the opening of Aman New York is a milestone moment in the evolution and growth of the Aman brand, binding their strategy to bring the desired Aman lifestyle to the world’s greatest urban locations.
Aman New York celebrates Aman's philosophy of creating sanctuaries beyond commonplace notions of luxury, whilst paying homage to the building's striking architecture and significant history.
The brand’s first urban property which launched in 2014, it also represents the start of a new chapter for Aman, welcoming the very first Urban Branded Residences. A collection of 22 incomparable private homes, including a five - storey penthouse, the fully serviced residences offer an unrivalled address and a complete immersion in the Aman lifestyle, in harmony with the unceasing heartbeat of their surroundings. The brand's journey has been inspired by a singular, authentic and original intent: to provide a level of services home - away - from - home experience that is peerless. Meticulously Aman’s designed to frame their natural and urban artistry.
Bringing to life the fullest expression of the Aman Wellness concept yet, Aman New York’s Spa is the brand’s new flagship integrative wellness destination in the western hemisphere. Aman Skincare and Sva supplements harness powerful natural ingredients to provide balance and optimal wellbeing within and without, while Aman Fine Fragrance products bring the spirit of Aman into the comfort of home.
Looking towards the future, the evolution of the brand will continue to evolve with a robust pipeline to connect the guests with the spirit and peace of the heritage.
Since 1921, the Crown Building has presided over the midpoint of Manhattan, to the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. The 100-year-old building has undergone a monumental transformation, which has seen it fully restored to its original splendour and imbued with the inimitable spirit of Aman. Each suite features a large-scale mural inspired by the 15th century masterpiece Pine Trees (Shōrin-zu byōbu) by Hasegawa Tōhaku. The mural is printed on delicate rice paper and spanning the walls as a captivating focal point. The hotel on Aman Club and Aman Branded Residences brings an entirely new proposition to Manhattan.
There are three floors dedicated to holistic wellbeing (2,300 square metres), which includes a dramatic indoor swimming pool surrounded by fire pits and daybeds serving as a centrepiece, while two Spa Houses provide guests with an unparalleled and all-encompassing spa journey.
From the Jazz Club to the year - round Garden Terrace, Aman New York abounds with sociable spaces for dining, drinking and relaxing, guided by the pulse of the city. Arva, the convivial Italian restaurant, is complemented by Nama – Aman’s interpretation of Japan’s Washoku dining tradition, including an Omakase counter for Japanese fine dining.