Equinox Fitness will debut its first property, the Equinox Hotel, New York City, on July 15. With only seven weeks until its opening, the hotel is giving guests enticements to reserve their stay through a Virtuoso travel advisor, including complimentary advantages available only through Virtuoso’s Preview Program, such as upgrades at the time of booking, if available; early check-in and late checkout, if available; continental breakfast daily for two; a $100 hotel credit, once per stay; Wi-Fi; airport transfer for suite reservations of two nights or longer; and private helicopter airport transfer for Equinox Suite reservations of two nights or longer.
Virtuoso guests also receive one of these extras available from June 15 – December 31, including an additional $100 spa credit, per stay; a complimentary personal training session; and two complimentary SoulCycle classes. The Equinox Hotel, New York City will open in the new Hudson Yards neighborhood on Manhattan’s West Side. The hotel will be comprised of 212 rooms and 48 suites that include soundproofing and blackout blinds. An Equinox sleep coach will also be available to optimize a restful night.
Guests, who automatically become Equinox Fitness Club members during their stay, will have 24-hour access to the 60,000-square-foot Equinox Fitness Club. Private Pilates, personal training, group fitness classes, a 25-yard indoor saltwater pool, hot and cold plunge pools, an outdoor pool and terrace and a SoulCycle studio will also be offered. Equinox’s digital experience will connect the club and hotel, streamlining needs from check-in to room service to booking sessions and amenities.
The spa will emphasize recovery-based treatments, technology, regeneration and relaxation. It will also offer inter-modal experiences including cryotherapy, infrared sauna, quantum harmonics, massage, bodywork and skin therapies.
The hotel will also host Stephen Starr’s new signature restaurant and bar, Electric Lemon, with an 8,000 square-foot terrace providing views over Manhattan and the Hudson River from the 24th floor. Menus balancing flavor and fuel will be offered in the restaurant, guestrooms, and social spaces. Other in-room dining options will include breakfasts, dinners, nutritious performance kits, sleep-promoting items and minibar snacks. Guests will even have access to in-room IV vitamin drips for energy or hydration.