The Shack burgers already got their due, and now signs are up for this new Theater District tower's main tenant: the InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel. The canopied hotel entrance on West 44th Street, surrounded by batches of pebble-ized faux-stone, is getting wired to welcome guests into the 607 rooms tucked into the 36 glassy stories rising up above Eighth Avenue. Those accommodations include 29 suites and a "dramatic 2700-sq-ft Presidential Suite with three bedrooms, two-story living space with master bedroom fireplace, private bath with a free standing tub and sliding glass doors overlooking spectacular views of New York City." According to a bunch of clicks on the InterContinental website, the first availability shows up on Sunday, July 18th, with rates now running from $284 to $434?custard not included.
· InterContinental New York Times Square [interconny.com]
· Shake Shack Midtown in Final Prep Stages, Could Open Friday [Eater]
· Intercontinental Hotel coverage [Curbed]