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A Sparkling Fusion of Luxury and Romance

The Lotte New York Palace Hotel Jewel Suite
New York, New York, USA

Designed in collaboration with acclaimed jewelry designer Martin Katz, the magnificent Jewel Suite merges romance, abstract elements of nature and Art Deco-inspired elements in a luxurious and luminous setting.

When guests enter the space, they encounter lavish Port Laurent stone floors, diamond-like wall coverings in soothing jewel tones, a stunning 20-foot diamond waterfall chandelier and floating crystal jewel boxes encasing haute couture jewelry creations designed by Katz. 

The sprawling grand parlor is flooded with light from the suite’s floor-to-ceiling windows, highlighting the grand piano located at center stage.

These themes continue on the second floor, where luxuriant sleeping spaces provide an intimate retreat and a presentation room is specially designed for guests to try on the dazzling jeweled creations.

The romantic environment soars to new heights on the suite’s third floor, which features one of the few wood-burning fireplaces in a New York City hotel. Guests can enjoy the city views from a spa installed on the private outdoor terrace.

This project won the Best Suite honor in the Gold Key Awards for excellence in hospitality design.


4,000 sq. ft. / 372 sq. m.


Interior Design


Boutique Design – Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, Best Suite


10 November 2015
“What’s Haute: A Los Angeles Guide To New York City”
Haute Living 

1 April 2015
“Co-Conspirators: HOK and Martin Katz Team Up”
Interiors & Sources

1 December 2014
“2014 Gold Key Award: The Jewel Suite by Martin Katz, Lotte New York Palace”
Boutique Design

29 September 2014
“A History of Luxury: HOK Renovates Lotte New York Palace”
Interior Design Magazine 

18 July 2014
“Inside The Jewel Suite in NYC”
Condé Nast Traveler

9 July 2014 
“Pop Open the Bubbly in Lotte New York Palace’s Champagne Suite”
Luxury Travel Magazine

4 February 2014 
“The New Rules of Hotel Renovation”