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Q&A Residential Hotel Exceeds Expectations in First Weeks of Soft Opening

(New York, NY) January 6, 2016 – Q&A Residential Hotel, the first under 30-day stay experience from renowned furnished apartment provider Furnished Quarters, has had a successful soft opening with the New York City hotel achieving significantly higher than expected occupancy in its first month of operation.  Since opening its doors on November 25th, the hotel has welcomed a steady flow of visitors, which is testament for a new independent hotel not affiliated with a well-known large hotel brand. Q&A truly brings a new category—“residential hotel”—to the U.S. hospitality industry. Enjoying accommodations that average three times larger than typical New York City hotel rooms, guests of this upscale property can feel like residents, rather than visitors. Each of its 132 apartment-sized suites (ranging from 500 to 1,400 sq. ft.) include a variety of thoughtful custom-built amenities such as a full-sized kitchen complete with top of the line cookware, dishwasher, stove; carefully curated furnishings and king size beds across all suite categories; smart TVs with streaming capability and more. Q&A Residential Hotel was created by Furnished Quarters as a way to provide legal stays in New York City apartments for those needing accomodations of 29 days or less.  Adopting elements of the European serviced apartment model, Furnished Quarters outfitted Q&A with many amenities and services akin to those found in luxury hotels. The company leveraged its strong relationship with its established corporate client base to generate a substantial number of pre-opening reservations which helped ensure high occupancy levels during Q&A’s soft opening. Five star guest reviews have positively dominated Q&A’s listing on Trip Advisor, the largest travel review site in...

Q&A Hotel Opens

Q&A Residential Hotel Opens in New York First Ever Upscale Serviced Apartment Experience from Furnished Quarters Brand Begins Welcoming Guests This Week (New York, NY) November 23, 2015 – Q&A Residential Hotel, the first short-stay experience debut from renowned furnished apartment provider Furnished Quarters, will officially open its doors to guests on Wednesday, November 25.  Situated in the heart of the thriving Financial District, this innovative residential hotel concept will offer a new way to travel: short-stay live-work suites available for up to 30 days, allowing for shorter stays than traditional furnished apartments. Q&A Residential Hotel will be located on floors three through six of the iconic Art Deco skyscraper 70 Pine, a historical Landmark well known as the former prominent AIG world headquarters. Staying true to their “Stay Inventive” tagline, Q&A Residential Hotel truly brings a new category to the hospitality industry – an upscale residential experience where each of the 132 apartment-sized suites (ranging from 500 to 1,400 sq. ft.) feels like home. Standout features include a variety of thoughtful custom-built amenities such as a full-sized kitchen complete with top of the line cookware, dishwasher, stove; bespoke furniture and king size beds across all suite categories; smart TVs with streaming capability and more. Enjoying accommodations that average three times larger than typical New York City hotel rooms, guests of the property can feel like a resident, rather than a visitor. In line with the inspirational vision behind Q&A Hotel, the aesthetic reflects innovation and dedication to creativity. Designed by the Furnished Quarters’ in-house design team led by Steve Saide, EVP of Design, in collaboration with Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz,...