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Virgin Hotels Debuts Its First NYC Location

Virgin Hotels has opened its newest property at 1227 Broadway in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood. It’s the first location in New York City for the brand. 

“We’ve wanted to open a hotel in New York City since Virgin Atlantic first flew here in 1984,” said Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. “We have had so many milestones in this city, from opening America’s biggest record store to driving a tank through Times Square to lighting up the Empire State Building. I’m looking forward to even more adventures in the city and having a place to call home at the end of the day.” 

The 39-story, 460-key hotel occupies a full block between 29th and 30th streets. It includes the 4,000-square-foot Everdene restaurant and bar, with another restaurant expected to open in a few months. The hotel also features a gym, business center and fourth-floor pool club. 


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