New York, New York, USA – Located at 560 Seventh Avenue, New York City’s new Margaritaville Resort Times Square – complete with an outdoor pool – cuts a striking silhouette in the city’s skyline. The 32-storey, 234-room hotel designed by leading hospitality architecture firm Stonehill Taylor with interiors by The McBride Company boasts several food and beverage concepts, including a rooftop bar and retail space on the ground and below-grade floors that extend underground for 30 feet.
A synagogue will also be housed within the building to replace the worship space that was formerly on-site within the previous building belonging to the Parsons School of Design. This storied site was originally owned by the synagogue for the Garment District. On the ground floor is an entrance to the double-height synagogue occupying two floors of the building’s cellar.
The building’s façade is covered in a glass curtain wall with a setback on the southern elevation to allow for the pool terrace. The entrance, which is marked by a marquee, leads to a retail space on the first floor, and elevators that take you to the hotel lobby on the fifth floor, where Joe Merchant Coffee & Provisions offers coffee, grab-and-go quick bites, and merchandise. The lobby is outfitted with a fireplace on the adjacent outdoor terrace, which houses the License to Chill Bar, and a set of stairs leads downstairs to the pool on the fourth floor, as well as the indoor/outdoor LandShark Bar & Grill. The second and third floors are occupied by the Margaritaville Restaurant, which is accessible by an escalator on the ground floor.
The guestrooms sit above these main public spaces, through floor 28, with mechanical functions on floors 29 and 30. The 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar spans the top two floors, floor 31 and 32, with terraces that offer striking views of Times Square.