by Kaylee Hultgren | December 02, 2009

The 177-room The Strand hotel has opened in Midtown Manhattan. The 20-story luxury property has a rooftop lounge called Top of the Strand, a 2,500-square-foot conference center accommodating groups of up to 250, a fitness and spa area, a business center and a reading library. A signature restaurant and lounge will open this winter.