The William NYC is an exquisite 33 room extended stay boutique hotel that has recently opened in New York City. Situated conveniently for midtown but down a quietly a side street, the hotel is only a couple of blocks walk to grand central station. The exterior is a historic brownstone (formerly the Williams Club, until its conversion to a boutique hotel) with elegant public spaces and really attractive contemporary rooms.
The design of the William NYC is the collaborative work of In Situ Design (interior architecture and design) and William Engel (paintings) and Lilian B Interiors (interior design, blurring the lines between the three fields; architecture, interiors and art in order to create a livable 3-dimensional painting. Each floor at the William is a different color. Monochromatic palettes of blue, teal, pink, orange or yellow vibrantly coat the ceilings, walls, carpets and bed linens and guests are immersed in visceral color. Seamless white resin floors the colors frame the colors Diplomatic neutrality is found on furnishing and in bathrooms with a play of gray tweed. In larger suites, floating walls separate living from sleeping while smoked mirrors provide a reflective backdrop for sleek kitchens. Terraced suites, offer guests an outdoor urban oasis to view the classic New York City skyline.
The William’s discreet foyer from its 1920’s hey days lends the air of a private club. Historic classical elements are grayed and guests are given a hint of the color experience through tonal shifts of green and teals that surface in the reception portal and elevator lobby.
This is an small property that offers exceptional hospitality in stylish surroundings right in the centre of midtown.
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