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“The trendy NoMad neighborhood’s latest snazzy place to stay.” - Forbes

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HENRY AT LIFE HOTEL COMING SOON

By Award-Winning Chef Michael Vignola

NoMad’s new quintessential neighborhood bistro offering Chef Michael Vignola’s personal approach to cooking - elevating classics through a global lens with a healthy dose of heat.

GIBSON + LUCE COMING SOON

Charles Dana Gibson and Henry R. Luce, former Editors of Life Magazine actually lived upstairs, worked on the lower floors and "entertained" in the basement speakeasy.

"A Ghost's Toast to Life"- Conde Nast Traveler

LIFE HOTEL

Located just steps away from 5th Avenue and in the heart of NYC’s vibrant NoMad neighborhood.  Life Hotel – once the headquarters of the iconic LIFE Magazine where celebrated artists both lived and produced the publication – blurs the lines between work and play. Our open lobby offers a communal place to plug in, grab a drink, have a bite, or socialize and connect with fellow travelers or locals. Enjoy a meal at HENRY at Life Hotel by Chef Michael Vignola and sip a creative, inspired cocktail in our subterranean cocktail bar, Gibson + Luce. We welcome you to experience Life at its fullest.

Our History

Why Book with Us?

  • Best Available Rate
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Henry at Life Hotel
  • Gibson + Luce Speakeasy
  • 24/7 Fitness Center
  • Text Messaging Concierge
  • Under 30 minutes to all major airports
  • Rooftop Garden
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Filtered Water
  • Pet Friendly

ROOMS

STAY A WHILE

Our 98 guest rooms pay homage to the spirit of the building’s 1894 heritage with a modern and smart twist. Each is thoughtfully designed to echo the architectural integrity of the building complemented by user-friendly technology, convenient amenities and all the comforts of home.

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CLASSIC QUEEN

Details: One queen size bed and approximately 185 square feet.

Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER.

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
  • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
  • In-room complete climate control
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CLASSIC KING

Details: One king size bed and approximately 185 square feet.

Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER.

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
  • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
  • In-room complete climate control
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PREMIUM KING

Details: One king size bed and approximately 225 square feet.

Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 60-inch HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
  • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
  • In-room complete climate control
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Premium King With Private Terrace

Details: One king size bed with approximately 240 square feet and spectacular views of the Empire State Building.

Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 60-inch HD TV with Evolve by Google Chromecast
  • Wooden desk with combination lamp iPhone charger
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
  • In-room complete climate control
Book this Room

PREMIUM KING WITH SLEEPER SOFA

Details: One king size bed, sleeper sofa and approximately 240  square feet.

Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 60-inch HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
  • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
  • In-room complete climate control
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DOUBLE QUEEN

Details: Two queen beds and approximately 240 square feet.

Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
  • Wooden writing desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
  • In-room complete climate control
Book this Room

Double Queen with Private Terrace

Details:  Two Queen size beds with approximately 240 square feet and spectacular views of the Empire State Building.

Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings, and unique locally curated art.

Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Wooden writing desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
  • In-room complete climate control
Book this Room

TWO OR THREE ROOM SUITE

Perfect for families, couples and groups traveling together or if you just need more space, our Suites are comprised of two or three rooms connected by an entry-way.   Each suite has a single door to the hallway with an individual, locking doors for each bedroom.

Each bedroom also has its own bathroom with all natural, socially conscious amenities by LATHER and individual climate control.

With approximately 750 combined square feet and accommodates up to 8 guests (total).

ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Most comfortable pillow top bed & super soft eco-conscious sheets
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Most rooms with 60-inch HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
  • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
  • Wooden writing desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
Book Two Room Suite Book Three Room Suite
  • CLASSIC QUEEN

    Details: One queen size bed and approximately 185 square feet.

    Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

    Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER.

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
    • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    • In-room complete climate control
    Book this Room
  • CLASSIC KING

    Details: One king size bed and approximately 185 square feet.

    Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

    Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER.

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
    • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    • In-room complete climate control
    Book This Room
  • PREMIUM KING

    Details: One king size bed and approximately 225 square feet.

    Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

    Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • 60-inch HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
    • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    • In-room complete climate control
    Book this Room
  • Premium King With Private Terrace

    Details: One king size bed with approximately 240 square feet and spectacular views of the Empire State Building.

    Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

    Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • 60-inch HD TV with Evolve by Google Chromecast
    • Wooden desk with combination lamp iPhone charger
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    • In-room complete climate control
    Book this Room
  • PREMIUM KING WITH SLEEPER SOFA

    Details: One king size bed, sleeper sofa and approximately 240  square feet.

    Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

    Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • 60-inch HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
    • Wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    • In-room complete climate control
    Book this Room
  • DOUBLE QUEEN

    Details: Two queen beds and approximately 240 square feet.

    Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings and unique locally curated art.

    Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
    • Wooden writing desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    • In-room complete climate control
    Book this Room
  • Double Queen with Private Terrace

    Details:  Two Queen size beds with approximately 240 square feet and spectacular views of the Empire State Building.

    Design: Wrought iron bed frames, brass fixtures, contemporary furnishings, and unique locally curated art.

    Amenities: most comfortable bed and super soft eco-friendly sheets,  complimentary Wi-Fi , and socially conscious bath amenities by LATHER

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
    • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
    • Wooden writing desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    • In-room complete climate control
    Book this Room
  • TWO OR THREE ROOM SUITE

    Perfect for families, couples and groups traveling together or if you just need more space, our Suites are comprised of two or three rooms connected by an entry-way.   Each suite has a single door to the hallway with an individual, locking doors for each bedroom.

    Each bedroom also has its own bathroom with all natural, socially conscious amenities by LATHER and individual climate control.

    With approximately 750 combined square feet and accommodates up to 8 guests (total).

    ALSO INCLUDES:

    • Most comfortable pillow top bed & super soft eco-conscious sheets
    • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
    • Most rooms with 60-inch HD TV with EVOLVE by Google Chromecast
    • Complimentary daily digital newspaper
    • Wooden writing desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
    • In-room laptop-sized safe
    Book Two Room Suite Book Three Room Suite

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Henry at Life Hotel

(212) 615-9910

COMING SOON!

HENRY at Life Hotel, serves as NoMad’s quintessential neighborhood bistro offering Chef Michael Vignola’s personal approach to cooking – elevating classics through a global lens with a healthy dose of heat. Perfect for sharing, many dishes are prepared in a wood-burning oven, and are complemented by expertly made cocktails and thoughtfully selected wines by the glass and bottles from around the world.

“BR Guest founder Stephen Hanson — the guy who has shaped New York’s fine dining and casual restaurants — is opening a restaurant in the Life Building.” – Eater New York

Interested in private dining? Inquire Here

HOURS OF OPERATION

Daily: 

Breakfast: 7:00am -10:00am

Lunch/Sunset: 11:30am-5:30pm

Dinner:

Sunday – Wednesday: 5:00pm-10:30pm

Thursday – Saturday: 5:00pm-12:00am

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About the Chef

Chef Michael Vignola joins HENRY at Life Hotel as Executive Chef. Most recently he helmed the kitchens of Strip House, Aquavit and The Modern. With over 20 years in the restaurant industry and a pedigree earned in some of the most renowned kitchens in the country, Michael is known for his love affair with the indulgent, but passion for balanced and nutritious fare.

#LoveWhereYouDrink

Gibson + Luce

(212) 615-9910

COMING SOON!

Named after former LIFE magazine editors Charles Dana Gibson and Henry R. Luce, the space that now houses Life Hotel’s cocktail bar, Gibson + Luce, is rumored to have once been a speakeasy for magazine staffers during Prohibition. The subterranean bar combines the hotel’s rich history with a modern approach to classic, expertly-made cocktails. Join us for a step back in time and enjoy a drink by our bar master or a bite to eat from Chef Michael Vignola’s accompanying bar menu. Unwind from the day with great company and conversation or take to the turntable outfitted with a collection of vinyl records.

“A Ghost’s Toast to Life” – Conde Nast Traveler

Also available for private events, conferences or meetings of up to 60 people. Interested? Inquire Here

HOURS OF OPERATION

Sunday – Wednesday: 5:30pm-11:30pm

Thursday – Saturday: 5:30pm -2:00am

 

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The Neighborhood

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Rockefeller Center

New York City's historic landmark for dining and shopping in Midtown Manhattan between 48th and 51st street. With the world famous Radio City Music Hall, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and steps away from MoMa and St Patrick’s Cathedral.

15 minute walk

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

The world-famous Empire State Building is just steps away with unforgettable 360° views of New York City and beyond.

5 min walk

THE HIGHLINE

The High Line is a public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. It runs from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues.

15 min walk

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