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Corinthia Hotels to Take Over The Surrey in New York

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

May 7, 2021

Photo: MBDS Illustration of The Surrey, a Corinthia Hotel

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The Surrey, on New York City’s Upper East Side, will undergo an extensive transformation and reopen as The Surrey, a Corinthia Hotel in early 2023. This will mark the Corinthia Group’s first property in the United States, and second collaboration with Reuben Brothers, who acquired The Surrey in 2020. Additionally, Corinthia and Reuben Brothers will partner with Casa Tua on the hotel’s food and beverage offerings, bringing the Miami Beach hot spot to New York City for the first time.

 

“Having a presence in the United States has been a goal for Corinthia for many years, especially in New York, a city that we consider one of the most vibrant and exciting places in the world,” said Simon Naudi, CEO, Corinthia. “We look forward to working closely with the Reuben Brothers to restore The Surrey to its former glory in time for its 100th anniversary.”

 

Situated at the corner of East 76th Street and Madison Avenue, nearby Central Park, The Surrey, a Corinthia Hotel, will include both guestrooms, totaling 97, with 33 suites and five signature suites; and 12 luxury residences. Award-winning Martin Brudnizki studio will oversee the renovation. Since it was built in 1926, The Surrey has been an icon in New York City, attracting visitors, New Yorkers, presidents, royalty, actors and musicians.

 

“Since our recent acquisition of the property, we have been looking for the right partner who shares both our passion and our vision of reinvigorating one of New York City’s most famous hotels,” said Jamie Reuben, Reuben Brothers. “We trust the Corinthia brand, with whom we have also partnered with on another notable project in Rome, to deliver a current and innovative hotel proposition with an uplifting guest experience, while rejuvenating the properties to their former, historic grandeur.”

 

The hotel plans to bring a number of dining destinations to the property, including Casa Tua. “We are very excited to bring Casa Tua to New York and most importantly to establish a close relationship with Corinthia and the Reuben Brothers,” said Miky Grendene, founder, Casa Tua. “We feel there is great synergy between us and together our intention is to create one of the most glamorous and exciting spaces in the city. My main goal for The Surrey, as with all of my properties, is to bring unbelievable energy and soul to a landmark and truly make it feel — as our name suggests — like your home.”

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