NEW YORK -- The new 138-room Holiday Inn Wall Street, at 15 Gold
St. here, is claiming a lot of firsts.
The red-brick, 18-story hotel is the first new hotel in the Wall
Street area in eight years and the first-ever Holiday Inn in the
It also is the first Wall Street hotel to provide televisions
with separate Internet access, called Web TV, and is the first
hotel in the city to offer guests restaurant signing
"The Wall Street district has reinvented itself in the past five
years," said Frank Nicholas, general manager. The area now bustles
with high-tech start-up companies, living and working lofts and a
new residential population in addition to the traditional corps of
financial institutions. oliday Inn Wall Street will attract
business travelers because of the vibrancy of its location and its
enhanced high-tech amenities and services," Nicholas said.
Developed at a cost of $17.5 million, the Holiday Inn Wall
Street was built on the site of a former parking lot where Gold and
Platt streets meet. It is three blocks north of Wall Street and
within walking distance of the area's attractions, including the
New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve, the Museum of
Financial History and the South Street Seaport.
Geared to business travelers, the hotel features eight standard
rooms and one executive suite per floor. Midweek rates start at
$189 for a room with a queen-size bed and $240 for a suite. Weekend
rates start at $150.
For the price, guests get rooms with high-speed Internet
connections; large work desks with ergonomic chairs, office
supplies and task lighting, and phones that enable guests to
forward cell-phone calls to the room. Units also feature
televisions with separate Internet access, CD players, coffeemakers
and irons and ironing boards.
A 24-hour business center includes PCs, laptop docking stations,
printers and fax and photocopy machines.
Cellular phones and computers can be rented. Guests who need
presentation formatting and color copying have on-line access to
the adjacent Media Technology Center, which will deliver the
finished product and bill the guest's room.
For meetings, the hotel features 2,300 square feet of space
comprising a boardroom and eight breakout rooms. Group rates start
The hotel's restaurant, the Platinum Cafe, serves Tuscan fare.
Guests also have signing privileges at a half-dozen neighborhood
Guests can work off calories in the hotel's exercise room or use
the adjacent Cardio Fitness Center for a fee.
Holiday Inn Wall Street
Phone: (212) 232-7800