NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2013) - Courtyard by Marriott is bringing its understanding of travelers' needs to New York City's Herald Square with the opening of an innovative new Midtown Manhattan hotel.

Through extensive research, the Courtyard brand continues to evolve to meet guests' changing needs. The impressive new Courtyard New York Manhattan/Herald Square combines modern technology with style and comfort to provide adaptable lobby space and contemporary room designs so guests can make the most of their time on the road.

Rolling out its innovative lobby and room design in Midtown Manhattan, the hotel's Herald Square location brings new convenience to NYC travelers looking for accommodations close to their favorite attractions. This latest Courtyard features the brand's Refreshing Business lobby environment, so guests can enjoy an open and flexible space. Along with media pods, Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings.

"From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to what business travelers want from a hotel," said Janis Milham, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard. "Guests want more control and choice with services and amenities that create a healthy balance between working and relaxing. The Courtyard lobby invites guests to get out of their rooms to work, socialize or be entertained, whether traveling alone or with colleagues."

A key component of the Courtyard lobby is the newly enhanced GoBoard® 4.0, which presents local information, maps, weather, and headline news on a 55-inch LCD touch screen. Designed with today's busy traveler in mind, the award-winning GoBoard® features mobile integration, enabling guests to send directions from the GoBoard® directly to their smart phones. Guests can also touch the screen for immediate access to detailed flight information for local airports, popular entertainment and local event information, as well as walking directions.

Located at 71 West 35th Street, directly across from Macy's, the hotel is owned by Hidrock Realty and managed by Marriott International, Inc. Housed in the former Atlantic Bank of New York building, the 16-story Midtown Manhattan hotel puts NYC visitors within walking distance of the Empire State Building on Fifth Avenue, Times Square and Madison Square Garden. Its unique location is perfect for viewing the Thanksgiving Day Parade and early deals for the new Herald Square hotel are being offered through the property's website.

The 167-room Courtyard New York Manhattan/Herald Square also offers a refreshing and stylish room design that helps guests stay connected, productive and comfortable. Thoughtfully planned, each room features plush bedding, a functional work space, spacious bathrooms, a separate seating area and complimentary in-room high-speed Internet.

Dining has also been completely redesigned with Table 71 Herald Square, offering casual, flexible seating; easier access to food and higher quality, healthier menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails, wine and beer so guests can unwind. Coffee lovers can enjoy freshly brewed Starbucks coffee. The Market, a 24/7 shop for snacks, beverages and sundries, is always open for late-night cravings or last minute needs.

About the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Herald Square

The Courtyard New York Manhattan/Herald Square is an exciting new lodging offering guests innovative features and comfortable accommodations in the midst of one of New York City's most prominent neighborhoods. Guests can enjoy remarkable city views from many of the hotel's well-appointed accommodations and relax high above the hustle and bustle of the city at an impressive indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge. Welcoming guests with vivid contrasting colors and pampering them with the latest in features, travelers are destined to find everything needed for a remarkable hotel experience.

Contact Information:

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Herald Square
71 West 35th Street, New York, New York 10001 USA