Ace Hotel Brooklyn’s Confluence of Hospitality, Cuisine + Culture

From an alluring lobby bar to an endearing gym, an epicenter of activity and amenities

Running along the blurred, but developing border between Downtown Brooklyn and Boerum Hill, Ace Hotel Brooklyn opened this summer and, over the last few months, an alluring ground-level bar, an expansive high-design lobby space, a dynamic restaurant from chef Ryan Jordan, a rotating gallery space and arguably the most endearing gym in the borough opened. Now that all of the amenities are in service, fans of Ace …

Discussing the Ace Hotel Kyoto’s Design + Inspiration with Roman Alonso of Commune

The 213-room property is an ode to craftsmanship, with a focus on harmony in design and atmosphere

In any other year, we would have joyfully visited Kyoto’s new Ace Hotel close to its opening (which occurred in June), but as such a trip isn’t possible yet in 2020, we opted for a virtual tour. What’s immediately clear is this lovely hotel balances the Ace’s familiar laidback, minimal style and ethos with craftsmanship and materials utilized in traditional Japanese architecture—an appealing, subtle amalgamation …

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This year, the Ace Hotel celebrates two decades since its “lodging for friends” idea first hatched in Seattle back in 1999. With locations around the world, the Ace has expanded but hasn’t lost its ethos of strong design and cultural engineering. Case in point: this simple, bold bag marking their 20th, “printed on the most capacious and resilient tote bag” they could find.