Articles tagged “Freehand”

New York City Finally Has a Batch of Innovative New Hotels

New York City Finally Has a Batch of Innovative New Hotels

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Developers in New York City are moving beyond the bland, boxy hotel with new properties. But even those that promise a reasonable price at the outset are seeing room rates leap, potentially alienating some key customers.

7 months ago

CEO Interview: The Future of Boutique Hotels Is to Go Big

CEO Interview: The Future of Boutique Hotels Is to Go Big

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can such a thing as a boutique or lifestyle casino resort with nearly 3,000 rooms actually work? We'll find out soon.

2 years ago

Behind Freehand’s Second Hybrid Hotel and Hostel in Chicago

Behind Freehand’s Second Hybrid Hotel and Hostel in Chicago

Greg Oates, Skift

The hybrid hostel/hotel with a James Beard-nominated bar concept is growing in America but not fast enough for our tastes.

4 years ago

What a Miami Hostel Portends for the Future of American Hospitality

What a Miami Hostel Portends for the Future of American Hospitality

Greg Oates, Skift

Many people can't or don't want to pay $250 and up for a hotel room they'll only briefly use in a trendy urban neighborhood. The Freehand brand is designed for those people.

6 years ago