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HENRY AT LIFE HOTEL NOW OPEN FOR DINNER

BY AWARD-WINNING CHEF MICHAEL VIGNOLA

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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 in the heart of Midtown and the 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. A boutique hotel, 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 our restaurant, HENRY at Life Hotel by Chef Michael Vignola and sip a creative, inspired cocktail in our soon to open subterranean cocktail bar, Gibson + Luce. We welcome you to experience Life at its fullest.

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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 & SUITES

STAY A WHILE

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

  • BATHROBE & SLIPPERS
  • ALL NATURAL BATH AMENITIES
  • IN ROOM CLIMATE CONTROL
  • DAILY DIGITAL NEWSPAPER
  • EVOLVE BY GOOGLE CHROMECAST
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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 , HD TV,  in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

 

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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 , HD TV,  in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

 

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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 , 60-inch HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

 

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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 , 60-inch HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

 

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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 , 60-inch HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

 

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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 , HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

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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 , HD TV,  in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

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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
  • Most rooms with 60-inch HD TV
  • Wooden writing desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger
  • In-room laptop-sized safe
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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 , HD TV,  in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

     

    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 , HD TV,  in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

     

    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 , 60-inch HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

     

    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 , 60-inch HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

     

    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 , 60-inch HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

     

    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 , HD TV, in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

    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 , HD TV,  in-room laptop-sized safe, wooden desk with a combination lamp iPhone charger.

    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
    • Most rooms with 60-inch HD TV
    • 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

NOW OPEN DAILY FOR:

DINNER 5PM+

Limited Lunch 12pm+ serving pizzas only and a full bar 

(Full Lunch Coming Soon)

Our restaurant, 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.

“Michael Vignola, the chef, who worked at BR Guest, has created a menu that sounds typically American, yet still surprises.” – New York Times

Interested in private dining? Inquire Here

HOURS OF OPERATION

Full Lunch coming soon:

Daily 12pm- close at our Lobby Bar: Limited menu of pizzas only & Full Bar available

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.

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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. Escape the bustle of Midtown Manhattan 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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Extend your stay in New York City and don’t miss out on all the city has to offer: Broadway shows, live concerts, shopping, nightlife, eateries and more! Save up to 18% off our flexible rate if you stay 3 nights or more.

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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.

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EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

Life Hotel is close to the world-famous Empire State Building. Take the elevator up to the 102nd floor to astounding skyline views of New York City and make it the highlight of your vacation.

Visit Empire State Building

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

The World's Most Famous Arena and Theater, is located in Manhattan on Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets, a venue popular for annual family shows, theatricals, concerts and sporting events.

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