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Explore the New York hotel suite inspired by Bentley cars

The one-of-a-kind St Regis suite emulates being inside one of the iconic car maker’s automobiles

Mairead Walsh
Added 12:25 | February 7, 2017

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Bentley Suite, The St Regis New York

Step into this Beaux Arts hotel, built by John Jacob Astor IV in 1904, and enjoy one of the Big Apple’s grand hospitality landmarks. The elegant property has partnered with iconic brands to create bespoke suites, including Britain’s leading luxury carmaker Bentley Motors, to create the one-of-a-kind Bentley suite. The 1,700-square-foot space bears all the hallmarks of Bentley design to convey the special cocooning that drivers and passengers experience in the interior of a Bentley, juxtaposing old-world elegance with modern sleekness.

In the living room, the black leather tile floor pairs perfectly with a linen-coloured, perforated diamond leather feature wall, stitched with one of the 42 custom Bentley leathers. A metallic silver mirror, inspired by a carbon fibre wheel rim, sits above an accent table evocative of the dashboard of a Bentley. The ivory walls are accented with crisp black crown mouldings that line the ceiling, ultra-luxe tufted leather wing chairs provide ultimate comfort and relaxation, and a crystal chandelier adorns the centre of the room. Luxurious menswear-inspired herringbone curtains fall from floor to ceiling, framing windows overlooking Central Park. 

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In the dining room of the suite, four Breitling clocks mark the time in New York, Riyadh, London and Moscow. Bold, black trim is set against cream walls with artwork that displays the heritage of the Bentley brand, depicting images from the brand’s founding to the present day. The bedroom features a custom sleigh bed with the classic Bentley burled wood, complemented by the warm colour palette of aubergine, warm greys and ivory. The root burrow wood is reminiscent of the signature Mulsanne model’s exotic natural wood veneers.

Suite guests are treated to the signature St Regis Butler Service and complimentary access to the St Regis Bentley Moonbeam (Silver) Flying Spur during the day and the Bentley Beluga (Black) Mulsanne in the evening. Each vehicle has been customised exclusively for the hotel, with St Regis crests on the headrests and personalised plates. This is an unforgettable experience that offers guests a luxurious sense of va-va-vroom!

Stregisnewyork.com

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Clockwise from top left: George mirror from  Elite d’Art, Dh539, Giselle chair from Ethan Allen, Dh6,310, Starburst chandelier from Ethan Allen, Dh8,070, Diana smocked velvet cushion from Lifestyle, Dh79, York coffee table Bentley Homes, Dh80,500.

Mairead Walsh

Mairead Walsh