Choice Hotels International has announced the latest US addition to its Ascend Hotel Collection.

The Mayfair Hotel is housed within a seven storey building at 240-242 West 49th Street next to the Eugene O’Neill, Ambassador, Gershwin and Barrymore venues in New York’s Theater District,

The hotel has been recently renovated, having closed during the Covid-19 pandemic, and features 77 rooms as well as an onsite restaurant and lounge.

The Mayfair Hotel joins the Blue Angel Hotel, The L Hotel and the Insignia Hotel as the fourth property under the upscale Ascend Hotel Collection in New York.

Globally there are around 360 Ascend properties either open or in the pipeline – the brand entered the UK in 2016 with the addition of Channings Hotel The Howard in Edinburgh, but neither of these hotels are now listed on the website.

Commenting on the news Indy Adenaw, senior vice president and general manager, upscale, Choice Hotels, said:

“As ‘the city that never sleeps’, New York City is a hub with rich history and vibrant culture. We’re excited to welcome The Mayfair Hotel to the Ascend Hotel Collection as we continue to thoughtfully expand the Collection’s upscale offerings to the growing New York City market.

“Like the city that surrounds it, we know the reimagined Mayfair Hotel will deliver the unique and infectious spirit of this iconic city.”