The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel USA
The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel
5 Beekman Street, New York, NY 10038
Thompson Hotels, a part of World of Hyatt
The Beekman’s ownership group is GFI Development Company, LLC
Date of Creation
August 23, 2016
Hotel General Manager
Nick Hafer is the General Manager at The Beekman Hotel, A Thompson Hotel, and has acted as the opening hotel manager since its inception in 2016. Prior to his time at The Beekman, Hafer gained extensive experience in opening regional hotels including the Chicago Athletic Association, Epiphany Palo Alto, Omni San Francisco, Omni Fort Worth, Omni Dallas, and Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort.
Hafer has received several awards and acknowledgments throughout his career such as the Thompson Brand Manager of the Year in 2016, Rising Star at The Beekman Hotel in 2015, and Manager of the Year at Omni San Francisco in 2012. During his time at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, the property was awarded #1 in guest satisfaction across all Omni hotels during his three-year stint.
Hafer’s interest in hospitality stemmed from his love for cooking and aspiration to become a chef, but he decided to pursue the business of hospitality with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from San Diego State University.
5-star Luxury Boutique Hotel
The Beekman’s development strategy is to increase awareness and exposure globally as a leading luxury hotel in New York City within the Luxury Leisure market.
THE BEEKMAN, A THOMPSON HOTEL
History & Story
Celebrated for its extraordinary nine-story Victorian atrium and majestic skylight, The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel is located at the epicenter of Manhattan’s revitalized downtown neighborhood, surrounded by some of the city’s most iconic sites. The heritage of The Beekman is ingrained with some of history’s most influential cultural icons. Prior to the construction of the historic building, the site hosted a succession of creative and academic achievements including the New York City debut of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in November 1871 and the establishment of Clinton Hall, where writers such as Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain honed their craft.
Passionately restored by world-renowned interior designer Martin Brudnizki, the building’s dramatic interior combines original architectural details with warm luxurious touches and evokes a sophisticated modern appeal.
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Architecture and design
Curated Art Program
Culinary and nightlife experiences
Suite offerings including our Turret Penthouses with private rooftop
Rich history of the building
Located within the center of Lower Manhattan’s thriving downtown and nestled between both the East and Hudson Rivers, The Beekman is surrounded by some of Manhattan’s most cherished attractions. The area boasts an abundance of shopping choices with boutique and luxury stores at Brookfield Place, Westfield WTC and the Seaport District, while the burgeoning dining scene offers a variety of options from neighborhood classics to newly opened Michelin-starred restaurants.
Key sites/activities in the area
1 World Trade Center Observatory
Shopping in SoHo and NoLita
This landmark building was built the same year as the Brooklyn Bridge.
It was on this site that the New York City debut of Shakespeare’s Hamlet took place in 1871.
New York University launched it’s inaugural classes here in 1832.
The Beekman Art Collection is comprised of over 60 original drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, works on paper, and sculptures by twenty known and emerging international and American artists, many from the Manhattan’s downtown area. Featured are three new site-specific commissions created just for The Beekman: Jane Hammond’s « Butterfly Map », Patrick Jacobs « Twin Diorama » and Cathy Cone’s « Temple Courters » . Artworks are installed throughout the hotel in the public areas, guestrooms, and luxury suites.
We are committed to ensuring that our little Beekman explorers create memorable experiences from the moment they arrive :
If traveling with infants or toddlers, be sure to let us know and a welcome baby amenity will be placed in your guestroom to assist with bath-time, storytime and other small treats.
Our in-house Pastry Chef has designed sweet delights, a sweet offering with our « VIP- very important kid » in mind.
Allow our well connected Concierge team to personalize their experience by curating a ‘his’ or ‘her’ trip around Manhattan based on their preferences.
36 suites, which includes two signature Turret Penthouses on our tenth floor, our Thompson Suite, one of its kind Deluxe Corner Suite and three additional suite categories.
Luxury rooms: All 287 guest rooms are adorned with a refined mix of bespoke furnishings, custom artwork, Sferra linens, a craft cocktail table, and a gourmet mini-bar.
Number of rooms, (keys) in all: 287
24-hour in-room dining by Tom Colicchio’s Crafted Hospitality
Les Clefs d’Or concierge service
Luxury house car within 15 block radius
Curated art program in public spaces and guestrooms
Carrara-marble tiled bathrooms with oversized rain shower
Exclusive D.S. & Durga bath amenities
Private events & catering by Tom Colicchio’s Crafted Hospitality
4,700 square feet of private meeting & event spaces
Daily newspaper service
High-speed Wifi, USB charging ports, and in-room safe
Restaurants & Bars
Temple Court: Acclaimed Chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio offer menus of classics, reinvented with his signature seasonal touch. Open for breakfast through late evening. Daily breakfast credit of $30 for two in Temple Court.
The Bar Room: The Bar Room offers signature cocktails and light fare with breathtaking atrium views. Serving weekend brunch and featuring live jazz performance on Saturdays only.
Le Gratin: Chef Daniel Boulud introduces Le Gratin, a Bouchon Lyonnais located in The Beekman. Inspired by his hometown of Lyon, France, Chef Daniel Boulud’s casual dining experience is influenced by the notable bouchons and bistros of Lyon. The menu will feature classic French dishes and Lyonnais specialties. Iconic French dishes to share will rotate monthly while highlighting local purveyors.
Laissez faire: Laissez Faire is a high-end, bespoke cocktail lounge located on the cellar level at The Beekman. With a curated beverage program designed by Alex Smith and culinary offerings composed by renowned Chef Tom Colicchio, the lounge is meant to evoke what its founders describe as “The Future of Old New York.
Dual-level fitness center featuring Peloton studio spin bikes, weights and cardio equipment.
Our Concierge team also assists guests with securing personal training sessions, yoga, pilates and boxing classes, both in room and at nearby studios.
With a meditation guru on the property, personalized meditation experiences are available upon request.
In-room spa oasis curated by our concierge team in partnership with our local wellness teams
Corporate & Celebration Events
The Cellar Level: 3,100 square feet (combined)
Farnsworth: 1100 square feet
Kelly: 1,000 square feet
Clinton Hall: 1,200 square feet
Chapel Street: 400 square feet
Penthouse House: 1100 square feet, with private terrace
Extra Notable Features
Soak in the breathtaking views of Manhattan with a helicopter tour of the city.
Enjoy a private Sommelier Experience with our resident Sommelier. A wine and cheese pairing thoughtfully designed by Temple Court.
Allow our Concierge Team to create a personalized architecture tour of Lower Manhattan. Experience what makes New York unique as you journey through the downtown neighborhoods.
For guests with an interest in art, our Concierge Team would be delighted to plan your next art tour, and schedule a broker to join you if interested in adding pieces to your personal collection.
Hotel and restaurant Awards
Condé Nast Traveler 2018 ‘Readers’ Choice Awards
Travel + Leisure 2018 ‘Worlds Best’ Awards
Mr. Porter « The Best Luxury Hotels in New York City »
U.S. News & World Report 2018 ‘Best Hotels’
Condé Nast Traveler 2017 ‘Readers’ Choice Awards
Conde Nast Traveler US 2017 ‘Hot List’
Travel & Leisure 2017 ‘It List’
USA Today ‘Readers Choice’ Award
Number of employees