Moxy Times Square and Moxy Chelsea in Lightstone honored with the 2021 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award “The 25 Best Hotels in New York” for the second year in a row


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Posted: October 26, 2021 at 7:17 a.m. MDT|Update: 28 minutes ago

NEW YORK, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Lightstone’s Moxy Times Square and Moxy chelsea recognized among the 25 best hotels in New York City for the second year in a row.

Photo credit: Michael Kleinberg for Moxy Chelsea

Over 800,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences around the world to provide a comprehensive overview of the places they look forward to returning. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest standing and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The full list of winners is available here.

“It is gratifying to see that our guests once again voted for us the Condé Nast Traveler’s Distinguished List of Top 25 Hotels in New York City,” noted Mitchell hochberg, president of Lightstone. “Our guests and Condé Nast Traveler readers spoke out, recognizing that our hotels satisfy their desire for memorable experiences and meaningful social interactions, not just a place to sleep. “

Moxy chelsea blends botanically inspired design with Italian romance and offers all the amenities at no cost. The comfortable rooms, designed with intelligence and a touch of wit, are flooded with light from floor-to-ceiling windows. The building’s architecture honors the neighborhood with its industrial facade and large greenhouse-style atrium. Guests enter through an overgrown flower shop that doubles as the hotel entrance. The new bars and restaurants of the TAO group include Feroce Ristorante, Feroce Caffè and Bar Feroce – food and beverage concepts in partnership with Francesco panella legendary Antica Pesa in Rome and Brooklyn. To crown the hotel, the Fleur Room, a living room on the glass roof with a 360 ° panoramic view.

Moxy Times Square, an energetic alternative to the typical hotel experience, suggests that affordability doesn’t mean sacrificing style or comfort. 612 guest rooms are intelligently designed by Yabu Pushelberg to accommodate the changing needs of today’s travelers, with a wide variety of room types, flexible furnishings, and oversized rainfall showers. New dining and drinking destinations operated by the TAO Group include Magic Hour, New York’s largest all-season hotel rooftop lounge and bar that features an “urban theme park” concept and epic views. on the horizon; Legasea Bar & Grill, a neighborhood favorite serving a modern take on bar and grill classics; and Bar Moxy, a communal lobby bar. Blind Barber, a New York-based barber shop, offers trimming, shaving, brushing, and styling services from its lobby boutique. Famous celebrity tattoo artist JonBoy offers coveted tattoo dates five days a week at his custom studio in Bar Moxy.

The 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on the Condé Nast Traveler website at and celebrated in the November issue.

About Lightstone
Lightstone, founded by David Lichtenstein, is one of the largest and most diversified private real estate companies in the United States. Lightstone is active in 25 states across the country, developing, managing and investing in all sectors of the real estate market including residential, hospitality, commerce and retail. With 142 existing properties, Lightstone is finished $ 6.5 billion The portfolio currently includes more than 5 million square feet of industrial, commercial and office buildings, more than 15,850 residential units and more than 4,300 hotel keys. Lightstone also owns over 10,000 lots across the country.

Based at New York City, Lightstone continues to expand its development portfolio with more than $ 3.5 billion currently under development in the residential and hotel sectors spread over New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami. After the award-winning Moxy Times Square openings, Moxy chelsea, and Moxy East Village, Lightstone opened Moxy Miami South Beach in 2021. Moxy and AC Hotel Los Angeles Downtown and Moxy Lower East Side and Moxy Williamsburg in New York are also under construction and will open in 2022.

About Moxy Hotels
Moxy Hotels is Marriott International’s new millennial-focused brand that debuted in September 2014 with the opening of Moxy Milan. A boutique hotel concept for the new generation traveler, Moxy is a fresh and innovative brand combining elegant design and accessible service at an affordable price. With technologically-equipped rooms, vibrant reception spaces, and warm, modern service, Moxy aims to surprise travelers with a thoughtful, lively and fun guest experience.

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