The Kitano’s history dates to the 19th century when the building was owned by the Rockefellers and known as the Murray Hill Hotel. In 1973, the property was purchased by the Kitano Group and opened as the Kitano Hotel, the first Japanese owned hotel in New York City.
The Kitano Hotel New York is on the cutting edge of the city’s hospitality industry. Its commitment to excellence, customized services and rare blend of the traditional Eastern and modern Western themes and designs, make The Kitano Hotel New York the top choice for distinguished travelers.
The Kitano Hotel New York features Manhattan’s only authentic Japanese Tatami Suite. All rooms offer views of either Manhattan’s skyline or Park Avenue.