The Quin enjoys a peerless location at the ever-vibrant corner of West 57th Street and 6th Avenue. Convenient to the corporate offices and commercial bustle of midtown, the hotel is steps away from Central Park and the residential serenity of the Upper West and East Side.
Walking distance to
Carnegie Hall is virtually next door, while Lincoln Center is moments away by taxi or minutes away on foot. The Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and the Museum of Modern Arts & Design are all within walking distance as well. The Quin is one block from 5th Avenue’s most iconic shopping. Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Rockefeller Center, and many of the city’s leading corporate headquarters are all within walking distance.
Some of New York’s most iconic dining destinations are located within a few blocks of the hotel, including Per Se, Nobu, and Masa, in addition to dozens of other more modest, but no less enjoyable, New York restaurants. For shoppers, the Quin is a base from which to explore the flagship boutiques of the world’s elite fashion houses and New York City legends like Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany & Co., and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Size and style
Each of the 208 guest rooms and suites are an urban retreat near Central Park, and hand-selected sustainable materials, luxury finishes, distinguished amenities, and state-of-the art audio visuals exude considerate sophistication.
Rooms are all appointed with: guest room direct dial private access to Personal Shoppers at Bergdorf Goodman, complimentary high-speed WiFi, DUX beds by Duxiana, Sferra Venetian linens, down comforters and pillows (hypoallergenic alternatives available upon request), Fresh bath products, glass-enclosed ceiling rain shower, separate shower and tub in premiere suites, Nespress machines, provisions cabinet stocked with artisanal snacks and beverages, apparel, and luxury gift items, Samsung LED HDTV, Evolve bedside touch screen tablet for all lighting, climate, music, and service controls, and complimentary newspaper delivery.
Yes, for families or small groups travelling together, connecting rooms in multiple configurations are available upon request.
A Premier Suite, which features a king-sized bed and sleeper sofa, may connect to a Premier King, for up to five guests, or a Premier Queen room, accommodating up to seven guests in total. Connecting Corner Premier and Deluxe rooms for up to four guests are also available.
The complete 17th floor is comprised of two one-bedroom suites, a spacious Junior Suite, and two additional king bed guest rooms, all with interconnecting wraparound private terraces overlooking Midtown and Central Park – ideal for larger groups.
Connecting options and cribs are based upon availability and must be requested in advance. The hotel can also provide rollaway beds in select rooms for a fee of US$100 (about A$125.66).
The hotel is proud to be a luxury pet-friendly hotel and delightedly welcomes pets and ensures they are provided with the same level of care as all of the guests. Pets may receive a Duxiana dog bed as well as water and food bowls upon request. The concierge can also guide guests to the best dog parks and pet boutiques in teh area and arrange sitting, walking, grooming, or veterinary services. A non-refundable pet deposit of US$100 (about A$125.66) per stay will apply.
Yes, available upon request.
You need to know this
The Quin Arts Program: privileged with a rich artistic heritage, the Quin once housed the century’s greatest artists, including Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Marc Chagall and was constructed at the peak of the Arts and Crafts movement. Today, Perkins Eastman composes a medly of contemporary finishes on the hotel’s classical foundation. An innovative platform, Quin Arts honours the building’s artistic heritage and enriches the hotel’s programming by connecting guests with new York City’s thriving culture. Curated by DK Johnston of The Arts Fun, Quin Arts presents an ongoing series of culturally significant events and exhibitions. This multi-media initiative extends to a substantial permanent collection, along with an artist-in-residence program, grand displays on the lobby’s 15-foot (4.5 metres) abstract video art wall, and intimate salons with participating artists.
Penthouse: Perched on the top three floors of the hotel, the 3,400 square-foot/315 square-metre Penthouse is a sanctuary situated far above the bustle of urban life. Guests enter through a private foyer, where a staircase leads to the main level. Here, oversized windows and glass doors open to two furnished balconies and scenic city views of Sixth Avenue from One World Trade Center to Central Park. The expansive 1,300 square-foot (121 square metres) patio features seating areas for over 30 guests and an outdoor communal table for up to fourteen. Inside, original artwork curated by DK Johnston enhances the ivory walls. Super select stained American white oak spans the great room in a chevron pattern, enhancing chocolate accents, brass fixtures, and marble inlays for an elegant atmosphere.
24 hour reception
Yes, and 24-hour room service.
On-site dining and drinking facilities
Locally grown, small batch, and hand-crafted, the epicureans of The Quin serve up fresh insights into New York City gastronomy. The hotel highlights New York’s cuisine scene with recommendations, emerging trends, and notes on artisanal entertaining.
The Wayfarer is an American Grille in Midtown Manhattan where locals and hotel guests alike are exposed to a Classic American menu redefined in an inviting setting. The two-story restaurant and bar is set to become a neighbourhood landmark and is located on the corner of 57th Street and 6th Avenue.
With interiors designed by Meyer Davis, the restaurant evokes the feel of an old gentlemen’s club with a touch of disco-era design. The restaurant’s dynamic landscape makes it the ideal location for a distinctive dinner in the main dining room or a custom cocktail in the elegant second-floor clubroom bar.
Yes, in-room spa services upon request.
Signature treatments: NOMI Beauty is a luxury beauty-tech company partnering with The Wuin to provide guests with hair and makeup services in the comfort and privacy of their hotel room. Founded by Nikki Robinson, a celebrity makeup artist and Fortune 500 beauty innovator and marketing strategist turned entrepreneur, the NOMI Beauty team is comprised of established hair and makeup artists who have worked with clients ranging from A-List celebrities to top fashion houses.
Guests receive a personalised, one-on-one consultation and choose from a look book of curated hair and makeup styles. Appointments can be scheduled on NOMI’s website, by downloading the NOMI Beauty app, or through The Knickerbocker’s concierge team. Services are charged directly to the guest room or a card card at time of service.
Johnny Benitez, lead QA Concierge at The Quin, says that although many travellers are familiar with Bergdorf Goodman, they may not be aware that its Fifth Avenue store has been recently renovated. The entire main floor has been refurbished, including the installation of a new window at the 58th Street entrance with a scenic view of Central Park. Bergdorf’s is also home to the BG Restaurant. Guests of the Quin have the option to “direct dial” Bergdorf’s from their hotel room, which enables them to schedule an individual appointment with a personal stylist.
House car service within 15 blocks of the hotel (pending availability).
Eco and Community Initiatives
Highgate and its portfolio of properties proudly support Save the Children, an organisation that helps children in 120 countries, including the United States. Save the Children invests in childhood by giving children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. By supporting this cause, Highgate helps to transform children’s lives now in order the change the course of their future – and ours.
Yes, the foundation for the Quin was laid at the peak of the international Arts and Crafts movement, merely steps away from Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Ballet, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, and Broadway. The original beaux-arts building was privileged to host some of the century’s greatest musicians, composers, and conductors.
From 1929-1941, Igancy Jan Paderewski, composer, pianist, international, humanitarian, and the first Prime Minister of a free Poland following World War I, made the Quin his official home while exiled from Europe during World War II.
Dancers, choreographers, opera singers, and comedians such as Albertina Rasch, Dmitri Tiomkin, Guiseppe De Luca, Giovanni Martinelli, Max Hoffman Jr., Leonard Liebling, Paul Schöffler, Victoria de los Angeles, Renata Tebaldi, Bobby Van, Gato Barbieri, Regina Resnik, David Daniels, Angela Marambio, Sherrill Milnes, Marcus Haddock, Ben Heppner, Lang Lang, Robert Vaughn, and Hersh Felder also took comfort in the Quin during their residencies at Lincoln Center and at other performance spaces in New York City.
Georiga O’Keeffe, revered for her large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms and cityscapes, and modernist Marc Chagall too painted Manhattan red from the luxury of the quarters they kept within the Quin property.
The Drawing Room