The Importance of Glass at the Arlo Hotel Nomad

Beds set into the cityscape, a stunning see-through rooftop floor and more

When glancing skyward from the base of the brand new Arlo Hotel Nomad, one notices an overhang composed of glass. It isn’t until guests step out on the spacious 31st floor outdoor bar that it becomes evident this is a small, transparent floor. It may be vertigo-inducing for some, but it’s more than an uncommon design flourish; it’s actually a telling indicator of the importance …

Archer Hotel, New York

The service-focused hotel offers hidden surprises in each nook and cranny

Joining the cluster of hotels south of Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan is the boutique Archer Hotel, a new brand from the privately-owned LodgeWorks Partners. The brand’s philosophy is represented by a fictional, enigmatic yet gracious host named Archer, who makes himself present in the smallest of details. Archer’s aim is to make guests feel welcome and comfortable, and the resulting efforts from the staff …