IHG’s EVEN Hotel opens in Brooklyn
A Wellness-Focused Hotel for Road Warriors
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened their fourth EVEN® brand hotel in Brooklyn, New York. It’s the second location in New York City following the November 2015 opening in Midtown Manhattan. IHG’s EVEN brand is a lifestyle hotel focused on wellness, sporting the tagline: Eat Well, Rest Easy, Keep Active and Accomplish More.
The Manhattan hotel’s success has demonstrated there is a high demand for wellness-focused travel. Road warriors who must travel for work can continue to balance their workouts, healthy eating and restorative rest with their career commitments. The EVEN hotel in Brooklyn offers a holistic wellness experience along with a downtown location within walking distance to all the area has to offer: the Saturday GreenMarket, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), and even indoor rock climbing at Brooklyn Boulders.
EVEN hotels provide the solution many travelers are looking for. They want to stay healthy away from home and enjoy well-equipped fitness options, healthier food choices and relaxing, natural spaces. EVEN also supports travelers through wellwellwell.com, a website that provides content on exercise, eating well and interesting local places to visit. This site is written by a team of lifestyle experts and seasoned travelers and is a valuable source of healthy travel information.
About the EVEN Hotel Brooklyn
The EVEN Hotel Brooklyn is located near Nevins Station, just down the street from the Brooklyn Bridge and an easy commute to Manhattan. This hotel brand is the first of its kind in Brooklyn and dedicated to ensuring that guests maintain their healthy lifestyle during their stay. The hotel offers personalized service to inspire guests to stay on track as well as natural décor that’s welcoming and serene.
Guests will Eat Well with a wide variety of healthy food options, freshly made to order, whatever the guest’s dietary specifications: gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, or heart-healthy, there are great tasting choices available at the Kale™ Market and Bar. There are plenty of ways to indulge as well, with delectable desserts, smoothies, chocolates and custom cocktails. Freshly squeezed orange juice and free filtered water can be had throughout the hotel.
For a great workout, guests can Keep Active in the 2-story Athletic Studio, attend yoga or spin classes or join a group run to the Brooklyn Bridge Park led by the Chief Wellness Officer. If they prefer to exercise in privacy, each guest room has an In-Room Training Zone with a yoga mat and block, foam roller, exercise ball and a mounted fitness wall with resistance bands. Fitness videos are available and an in-room training guide explains how to use the equipment and suggest workouts for all levels of fitness.
Guests Rest Easy in a calm environment featuring specialty linens, rainfall showers, soothing colors and bath products from EO as well as LED mood lighting. “Relax and refresh” is the goal of the premium sleep system that promotes deeper sleep to recharge for the next day’s activities.
Mobile workspaces with moveable and stand-up desks contribute to the goal to Accomplish More as well as casual meeting spaces and an outdoor garden with comfortable seating and plenty of light. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel along with plenty of conveniently located outlets to charge multiple devices.
The EVEN brand stays on top of all the latest science and wellness trends through their Wellness Advisory Board (known as The WELL). Their guidance was instrumental in the hotel’s design and the amenities that support increased productivity through stress-free living.