Set in the heart of Battery Park City, Conrad New York is steps from Hudson River Park, stretching from Battery Park up the Hudson River to 59th Street. Credit: Conrad Hotels & Resorts

NEW YORK - Conrad New York offers Summer in the City, a seasonal package inspired by Battery Park City's popular outdoor attractions.  The package includes private sailing lessons and a curated afternoon of biking via Citi Bikes throughout a luxuriously appointed stay at Conrad New York. The hotel is currently the only New York City property to offer guests access to Citi Bikes throughout the summer. Overlooking historic Manhattan Harbor and set along tranquil views of the Hudson River, the 463 all-suite luxury hotel is an ideal location for discovering Manhattan by land or sea.

"Conrad New York is in the residential heart of Lower Manhattan's Battery Park City neighborhood and this summer we wanted to give our guests a chance to enjoy a unique stay through this al fresco-inspired package," said Robert Rechtermann, general manager of Conrad New York. "We created the Summer in the City package for our guests to be able to explore the city at their own leisure both by bike and sail, through our local partners.  Our goal is to ensure guests never just stay with us, but that they continuously stay inspired by the incredible energy this neighborhood offers."

Conrad New York has teamed up with neighboring North Cove Sailing to offer guests of all experience levels the chance to learn how to sail alongside the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island under the direction of skilled and certified instructors with a private two-hour sailing lesson for two.

The hotel has also partnered with Citi Bike to offer guests a new way to explore the city by bike. Upon arrival, guests receive a unique code and specially curated map, highlighting neighborhood landmarks and Citi Bike docking stations throughout Battery Park City, lower Manhattan and other neighborhoods. Guests can cruise through Hudson River Park and pause for a break at the iconic One World Observatory or enjoy oysters and rosé at Grand Banks along the Hudson River. Guests booking the Summer in the City package will enjoy unlimited access to over 10,000 Citi Bike bicycles through the Citi Bike network which currently has over 600 stations in New York City.

Set in the heart of Battery Park City, Conrad New York is steps from Hudson River Park, stretching from Battery Park up the Hudson River to 59th Street. It is the longest bike route in the city and provides visitors the opportunity to explore Manhattan's West Side, crossing paths with historic sites such as the Intrepid, and more recent city attractions such as Highline Park and the new Whitney Museum of American Art in the Meatpacking district.

The Summer in the City package features a one night's stay in a luxuriously appointed Hudson River Suite, a private two-hour sailing lesson on Manhattan Harbor and unlimited Citi Bike access during their stay.

Summer in the City Package

Guests booking the Summer in the City package will be treated to an exclusive New York City excursion, with package elements including:

  • One night's stay in a luxuriously appointed Hudson River Suite
  • A private, two-hour sailing lesson for two
  • 24-hour unlimited access to Citi Bike bicycles throughout the city*

Rates for the Summer in the City Package begin at $409 per night with cost of suite and sailing lessons for two, and the package can be booked online at www.conradnewyork.com/specials-and-packages/ from July 6, 2017 -  October 20, 2017.

*Citi Bike Day Passes are for unlimited 30-minute trips in a period of 24 hours; any additional time will incur overage charges. To avoid being charged, guests must dock Citi Bikes at 30 minutes, wait 2 minutes, and then take out another bike for 30 minutes. This can be done as many times as desired throughout the 24-hour period.

Contacts:
Vildana Kurtovic
Conrad New York
+(646) 769-4208
vildana.kurtovic@conradhotels.com

Magrino
Conrad New York
+(212) 957-3005
conradNY@smapr.com

About Conrad New York
Located in the heart of lower Manhattan's Battery Park City, Conrad New York is a contemporary luxury hotel which was recently awarded with prestigious LEED Gold for New Construction Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institution (USGBI).  With magnificent views of the Hudson River, this exceptional 463 all-suite hotel is adjacent to Hudson River Park, and in close proximity to many of the city's important and historic landmarks and prominent neighborhoods, including TriBeCa and SoHo. Conrad New York offers a new standard of luxury, featuring spacious guestrooms that average over 430 square feet, each outfitted with integrated technology, flat-screen televisions and individual climate control, as well other unparalleled in-room amenities.  Sixteen stories above street level, the hotel's seasonal "green roof" features a striking rooftop bar with endless views of the New York Harbor and Manhattan.  The hotel boasts over 30,000 square feet of adaptable meeting space, including the 6,200 square-foot Gallery Ballroom; Union Square Events (USE) is the exclusive caterer. Follow Conrad New York on social media pages: @ConradNewYork.

North Cove Sailing
North Cove Sailing is a sailing school, club and community center in the heart of NYC. The sailing center offers adult and kid sailing experiences, lessons, and courses all week-long from May through the end of October. New York City sailors can join the club to enjoy unlimited communal sailing as well as racing and cruising events throughout the season. Located at North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place, North Cove Sailing offers unparalleled access to NY Harbor with sights like the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island just a short sail away. With a fleet of twelve Colgate 26 sailboats, North Cove Sailing can accommodate group events of up to 60 guests. Learn more about North Cove Sailing: www.northcovesailing.com

About Citi Bike
The Citi Bike program is New York's bike share system. It has 10,000 bikes at over 600 stations, and will have 12,000 bikes by the end of this year. Stations are currently located every few blocks in Manhattan as far north as 110th Street and in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Red Hook, Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus and Williamsburg, and Greenpoint and in Long Island City, Queens. Annual members receive an electronic key to undock a bike from any station, allowing unlimited trips up to 45 minutes without incurring any additional costs. Twenty-four-hour passes are available for purchase at any Citi Bike station or through the Citi Bike app and provide unlimited 30-minute trips. Reduced cost memberships are available for NYCHA residents and members of select credit unions throughout the city, and for IDNYC holders in their first year of membership. Learn more at https://www.citibikenyc.com/

About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travelers for whom life, business, and pleasure seamlessly intersect. Conrad offers its guests an innovative way to Stay Inspired through curated collections of 1-hour, 3-hour, or 5-hour experiences, available through www.stayinspired.com. Guests can manage their stay through the Conrad Concierge service in the Hilton Honors mobile app, getting access to pre check-in and room selection to ordering in room dining and mobile check-out, all from their own mobile device. Consisting of 32 properties across five continents, Conrad is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting news.conradhotels.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@conradhotels).

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