The Equinox Hotel New York brand is symbolic of world-class fitness and luxury. Located in New York City’s slick Hudson Yards neighborhood, Equinox Hotel takes the combination of optimal health and sophistication to the next level. You’ll find rooms designed to anticipate your every need and a lavish pool terrace with views of the shiny New York skyline and the Hudson River. The club and fitness area offer exceptional amenities, group classes, and personal trainers, while the spa is flawless in its tranquility and treatment offerings. Whether dining at the hotel’s restaurant, on the terrace, in the lounge, or your room, menu options are equal parts healthy and indulgent.

Location

What can I expect from the neighborhood around the Equinox Hotel?

Hudson Yards is located on the West Side of Manhattan and is one of New York’s newest neighborhoods. This high-energy and arts-focused area is an ideal match for the Equinox Hotel. It sits surrounded by offices and residences, public green space, a cultural facility, and glamorous boutiques and restaurants. Airport transfers can be managed within the hour and can be arranged by the hotel. Once checked in to your exquisite room, venture out to enjoy the sites on your doorstep or hop on a direct subway to Times Square. From quiet parks and riverside walks to art installations and galleries, the options are endless in Hudson Yards and beyond.  

Key Facts

  • situated in New York City’s Hudson Yards – a sleek 28-acre development in the West Side of Manhattan 
  • Newark Liberty Airport is the closest international hub, a half-hour drive from the hotel; JFK is just under an hour by car and LaGuardia is 40 minutes away
  • The 7 subway line takes you directly to Times Square where you can connect to many other trains to explore the city

What is special?

  • Equinox Hotel is located adjacent to the Vessel – an artistic spiral staircase that is meant to be climbed and is the extraordinary centerpiece of Hudson Yards
  • the hotel can help with any transport you need – a chauffeur, private town car, minibus, stretch limo, and airport transfers
  • the hotel location allows for stunning views of the Hudson River, the Vessel, High Line Park, and the dazzling New York City skyline

What do the guests say?

  • we loved the atmosphere, location, facilities, and the staff 
  • Great hotel in Hudson Yards – ideal location; everything is there that you want
  • Excellent view of the Vessel and Hudson River

Accommodation

What types of rooms are available at Equinox Hotel New York?

The clean and contemporary rooms at the Equinox Hotel bring a level of detail that surpasses luxury and extends into personalized wellness spaces. Designed to inspire optimal performance and rejuvenation while awake or asleep, your room will include digital lighting; customizable RoomBar; yoga mat, sweatbands, and blocks; Nespresso machine; customizable mattress; soundproofing, black-out blinds; and more. In addition to state-of-the-art technology and amenities, the expansive city views will leave you mesmerized and ready to explore The Big Apple. 

Key Facts

  • the hotel consists of 212 rooms, including 48 suites
  • enjoy the best night of sleep in a king-sized bed layered with temperature-regulating natural fibers, Coco-mat mattresses, and a weighted duvet
  • rooms overlook sweeping views of the Hudson River, the Vessel, and the renowned New York cityscape

What is special?

  • indulge in custom Grown Alchemist holistic bath products, made with herbs from nearby High Line Park 
  • optimize your very own sleep chamber with settings that make the room cool, dark, and quiet for the perfect night sleep 
  • arrange to have an Equinox Sleep Coach assure the best night of sleep you’ve ever experienced

What do the guests say?

  • the room was full of gadgets, very comfortable and clean
  • the room was wonderful; everything was chosen carefully, from toiletries and minibar items to furniture and tech tools
  • we loved the view, the big room, big bathroom, the equipment, the comfortable bed, and the staff

Pool & Spa

Does the hotel gym live up to the Equinox fitness brand? Is there a spa where I can relax after a long workout?

The 60,000 square feet Equinox Fitness Club is nothing short of spectacular, featuring group classes, elite trainers, and expert equipment. Join the SoulCycle community with energetic sessions that inspire peak performance. Swim laps in the indoor saltwater pool or unwind from the day on the outdoor terrace, which features a dipping pool and daybeds with panoramic views of the city and the Vessel. From traditional treatments to technology-driven therapies, the spa allows you to enhance, awaken, and restore your health from head to toe. 

Key Facts

  • you become an Equinox Fitness Club member for the duration of your stay
  • The Club offers candlelit SoulCycle sessions; studios for yoga, HIIT, barre, Pilates, and conditioning classes; and spaces for cardio and weight-training 
  • for wellness and relaxation, pamper yourself in the spa for massages, facials, time in the sauna, hot tub, or pool 

What is special?

  • Techno-therapies offered in the spa are innovative treatments that use the latest technology in health and wellness
  • Equinox In the Wild allows you to take your workout outside, where strength and cardio equipment, personal training, and group fitness classes await
  • floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the strength and cardio floors offer unparalleled views of New York City

What do the guests say?

  • the gym and spa are amazing – highly recommend staying here for your hotel in Manhattan
  • We especially liked the gym, which was expansive with some great city views
  • One of the best features for me was the infrared sauna – so worth it – and great for mitochondrial health

Culinary

What culinary options are available at the Equinox Hotel New York? Is there a rooftop bar with a view?

In all its earthy hues and elegance, the main restaurant, Electric Lemon, looms over midtown Manhattan from the 24th floor of the Equinox Hotel. The seasonal and local American menu offers vibrant and nutritious dishes as well as decadent specialties. Sip a cocktail at sunset and take in the unmatched views from the rooftop terrace, where you can enjoy light bites or selections from the restaurant’s full menu. For healthy snacks, yogurt, fresh-pressed juice, and coffee visit Broken Coconut on the same floor as the fitness center. However, the innovative and mouthwatering in-room dining menu might leave you tempted to skip the gym and relish breakfast in bed.

Key Facts

  • celebrated restaurateur Stephen Starr is the mastermind behind the hotel’s delicious and creative cuisine 
  • Electric Lemon works closely with passionate farmers, growers, and food artisans across the Mid-Atlantic region for the freshest ingredients
  • the restaurant’s expansive dining room and relaxed alfresco terrace offer impressive views of Hudson Yards and the cityscape

What is special?

  • the opulent lounge provides an intimate setting for a specialty cocktail or a selection from the international wine list
  • Equinox’s delicious in-room menu emphasizes health and is dedicated to immune-boosting and anti-viral food and beverages
  • hire the terrace or a private dining room for your special event

What do the guests say?

  • the bartenders were the absolute sweetest ever and breakfast at the restaurant was excellent
  • I loved the room service – the food and drinks were all great
  • nice outdoor pool lounge area and delicious healthful food

Activity

What attractions can I expect to visit near Equinox Hotel?

As this is the first hotel from the renowned Equinox fitness brand, it would come as no surprise if you didn’t leave the urban oasis of the hotel, and fill your stay with calorie-burning workouts, SoulCycle classes, and trips to the spa. However, with New York City at your fingertips, there are no shortage of activities to enjoy and areas to explore. A good place to start is by taking in the view from the unique perspective of the Vessel, the extraordinary design piece situated near the hotel. You can also visit high-end fashion retailers, world-renowned restaurants, and exquisite art galleries. Easy access to High Line Park, Hudson River Park, and Chelsea Piers makes it easy to escape the concrete jungle for a breath of fresh air.  

Key Facts

  • the hotel offers 60,000 square feet of workout space and many classes for all your fitness needs
  • Hudson Yards is one of New York’s newest sleek neighborhoods with premium restaurants, art galleries, green spaces, and access to the Hudson River on your doorstep
  • Times Square and the urban metropolis is only minutes away by subway

What is special?

  • visit nearby high-end fashion labels such as Comme des Garcons, Saint Laurent, Alexander Wang, and Chloé
  • consider packages that include Broadway shows, special events, wellness itineraries, or personal training
  • don’t miss a visit to the Edge – the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere with 360-degree views that can’t be beat

What do the guests say?

  • I highly recommend staying here for your hotel in Manhattan
  • I will be returning here every trip to New York City 
  • The hotel is in the heart of Hudson Yards and was an easy walk to shops and restaurants

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