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AKA Launches New Sophisticated Club Concept for Residents at its Three NYC Properties

Longer stay guests can take advantage of multiple new benefits, amenities and spaces

April 21, 2021

AKA, the leader in global operator of hotel residences, has launched a club exclusive to its New York City residences. Designed to cater to the growing number of travelers opting to stay longer in one place, Access AKA gives residents who book a stay of one month or longer at AKA Times Square, AKA Central Park or AKA Sutton Place the ability to utilize and enjoy the 16 high-end amenity spaces at any of the three properties as a new service. All three locations are in close proximity to each other, providing convenience to residents looking to participate in the club.

The launch coincides with AKA Times Square’s newly renovated rooftop terrace which has stunning skyline views and seated areas with outdoor sofas for lounging, and chairs and round tables for al fresco dining. The space will also bring outdoor working stations, which will have high-speed internet – as well as laptop sunshades upon request.

Residents staying 30 days or more simply reserve any of the amenity spaces listed below via the Resident Services Team available 24/7 at their property’s front desk or through the ALICE app.

“With multiple properties in one city, we have the ability to open all amenities to all residents – it’s like visiting family,” said Larry Korman, President of AKA. “Residents can enjoy a morning swim at AKA Sutton Place, then work outside at AKA Times Square’s rooftop and finish the day with a private screening at AKA Central Park’s a.cinema.”

Following the NYC launch, AKA has plans to expand Access AKA across the entire portfolio and with new properties in the future.

Amenities available through Access AKA NYC:

AKA Times Square

• terrace, a newly renovated rooftop terrace with expansive seating options

• lounge, a striking 3,000-square-foot bi-level space designed by Piero Lissoni which includes a.13, and

• 13, a sophisticated lounge with a BYO bar, picturesque vodka vault and a 6-seat conference table

• fitness, a Technogym-equipped fitness facility

• business, a work nook with high-speed internet, laptop and laser printing

AKA Central Park

• fitness, a Technogym-equipped fitness facility

• cinema, an intimate, 11-seat screening room

• business, including high-speed internet, laser printing, copying and scanning services

• conference, a 10-seat executive boardroom with telephone conference capability, high-speed internet and a large, flat-screen television

AKA Sutton Place

• lap pool, a spa-like, indoor 55-foot heated swimming pool with lounge seating

• fitness, a Technogym-equipped fitness facility

• indoor Zen garden, a perfectly tranquil area for meditating

• lounge, a charming lounge with a cozy fireplace and BYO bar with ample seating

• cinema, a chic, eight-seat screening room

• business, including conference table, high-speed internet, laser printing, copying and scanning services

• individual temperature controlled wine lockers, for each resident to store their personal wine bottles

All amenity spaces are reservation-only with Covid-19 protocols and social distancing in place.

AKA operates a portfolio of ten luxury hotel residences in New York City, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and London. All suites include contemporary furnishings; fully accessorized kitchens; luxurious bathrooms;  custom Italian bedding; housekeeping, and premium cable. All feature AKA brand standards and amenities, such as exclusive lounges, eateries, workout centers with TechnoGym equipment, business centers, complimentary meetings spaces, complimentary high-speed Internet access in suites and throughout the properties, en-suite dining, laundry services and a 24-hour dedicated resident services team. In addition, residents at most of AKA’s properties can enjoy  a.cinema, AKA’s intimate screening room.