NEW YORK – Hilton announced Tuesday the opening of the 661-room Tempo by Hilton Times Square, the first hotel from Hilton’s newest lifestyle brand.
The hotel is located in TSX Broadway, a new 46-story tower featuring experiential retail, cutting-edge
entertainment spaces and the historic Palace Theatre. Highlights include expansive views of Times Square, a cocktail lounge with an outdoor terrace, fitness center with top-of-the-line equipment and signature Tempo by Hilton Wellness Rooms featuring Peloton bikes, according to a press release.
“Tempo by Hilton speaks to how we innovate our brands at Hilton each and every day,” said Matt
Schuyler, chief brand officer at Hilton. “From rooms designed to cater to our guests’ well-being, to an
array of culinary offerings designed for the health-conscious traveler, Tempo by Hilton ensures an
expanded wellness experience for our guests and reflects the ongoing growth of our lifestyle brands
that are reshaping the traditional hotel experience. With incredible entertainment and retail spaces
from TSX Broadway and an immersion in the heart and culture of Times Square, this hotel truly
serves as a destination unto itself.”
With the debut of Tempo by Hilton Times Square, as well as the upcoming openings of Motto by
Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton in Times Square this summer, Hilton will add
nearly 2,000 rooms to its portfolio in this destination.
“Times Square is experiencing its renaissance, and, in partnership with TSX Entertainment, we’re excited to play a part in propelling this iconic neighborhood into its next chapter, encapsulating the energy and
vibrance of the heart of the Big Apple,” Danny Hughes, executive vice president and president, Americas, for Hilton said. “Tempo by Hilton Times Square is an important addition to
Hilton’s portfolio of more than 50 hotels across New York City, and we’re delighted to serve as the
new homebase for business travelers, leisure travelers and locals looking to stay and play in this
Spacious guest rooms and suites offer views of Times Square through floor-to-ceiling
windows, and modern comfort is achieved through sleek, natural tones of light wood and blue
coupled with touches of brass and leather. Lighting automatically turns on upon entry and dims at
sunset, also offering the option to brighten the space if working or getting ready for the day.
Nine Wellness Rooms cater to the health-conscious traveler looking to keep up with their home
routine on the road, outfitted with a Peloton Bike and access to a library of digital content, a yoga
mat and resistance bands.
For those on the go, the hotel’s Grab & Go – crafted in collaboration with Bluestone Lane, the
Australian-inspired premium coffee roaster, café and lifestyle brand – ensures guests have access
to everything they need to sustain energy and boost focus. Guests can fuel their day with breakfast and lunch options like seasonal salads, artisanal sandwiches, fresh fruits and an assortment of drinks such as specialty espresso drinks, teas and juices.
Under the helm of Restaurant Director Kamal Ahmed, as well as Chef de Cuisine Kit Skarstrom,
signature restaurant Highball serves shareable plates from sunrise to sundown. Highlights include
reimagined New York-style hot dogs and artisanal sliders featuring locally sourced ingredients and
a selection of dishes inspired by the garden, land and sea like white asparagus with crushed
edamame and truffle vinaigrette, and crispy Hamachi with caramelized endive and sea beans.
Hilton’s newest lifestyle brand, Tempo by Hilton, has 35 properties under development and has
plans to soon debut in key markets including Raleigh, Nashville, Louisville and San Diego.