Merrion Row Hotel and Public House Opening Late Fall 2018
Warm Irish Hospitality Meets Modern Sophistication at Stylish New Manhattan Hotel Now Taking Reservations
The genuine nature of Irish hospitality warms Manhattan's modern boutique hotel experience beginning December 1, 2018 with the opening of Merrion Row Hotel and Public House. This intimate 28-room hotel with lively pub and restaurant in midtown Manhattan nods to Ireland in its decor, food, and service, aiming for guests to arrive a stranger, leave a friend. The hotel is now accepting reservations for guest stays and private events.
Close to Bryant Park, the Theater District and Rockefeller Center, Merrion Row Hotel and Public House embraces the Irish tradition of cead mile failte, or "100,000 welcomes" in Irish. The property draws inspiration from Dublin, where the energetic strip of good-natured pubs referred to as Merrion Row meets the stately Georgian row houses encircling Merrion Square. With Meyer Davis Studio's trademark rich, natural aesthetic, modern energy and sophisticated tradition is brought to life Stateside in contemporary style. Entering the revived Beaux-Arts building, those staying overnight are greeted with a smile and a welcome pint before checking in to well-appointed guest rooms or settling in to the Public House for food and banter.
Bright rooms offer a contemporary feel, with real white oak floors stretched out before tasteful Irish-inspired plaid drapes drawn against sweeping windows. Tiger Leather headboards play nicely with the pops of blues and greens in the furniture and accessories, original photography of the Irish countryside and portraits of some of the land's most notable authors. In each en suite bathroom, classic New York style prevails, with black and white subway tiling against Calcutta white marble vanities and glass paneled showers. The deep blue ceilings add intrigue from above, and the brilliant solid brass fixtures punctuate for a luxury feel.
Merrion Row Hotel's Public House, anchoring the building's first floor, delivers a convivial community spirit. Playful twists on traditional Irish and New American pub favorites utilizing local ingredients elevate the menu. Standouts like Guinness Shepard's Pie Empanadas and Bangers in Blankets pair well with the 24 beers on tap. In the front, a large, custom communal table and soft seating encourage a space that transitions easy from day to night. In the back, a more up-tempo pub environment can be expected.
Thoughtfully designed spaces throughout present the opportunity for unique boutique meetings, private dinners and intimate celebrations. A standout conservatory with glass retractable roof is ideal for bright, all-weather gatherings. Upstairs, flexible meeting space residential in feel is available for special events. For couples seeking a true home base for wedding festivities, Merrion Row Hotel is the perfect option for a full buyout, allowing privacy for attendees to retreat and rest, and ample, varied space for the rehearsal dinner, getting ready, and morning after brunch.
Grand opening rates at Merrion Row Hotel start from $299/night. The Public House is open daily to the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Visit merrionrowhotel.com or call 866-203-0912 to plan a visit. Follow the craic @merrionrowNYC.