Orchard Street Hotel

Owner of 3 Lower East Side Hotel is Not Looking to Sell [Updated]

Last modified April 5, 2022 at 4:48 pm

Update: a representative from Gatsby Enterprises confirms that “these assets are not on the market” and that the public listings we linked to are incorrect (and since taken down). The Orchard Street Hotel, Redford Hotel (136 Ludlow), and The Gatsby (135 East Houston) are owned by real estate investor Nader Ohebshalom – together hit the open […]

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Man Found Dead Inside the Orchard Street Hotel

Posted December 22, 2017 at 5:04 am

Early yesterday morning, an older man was found dead inside the Orchard Street Hotel just south of Stanton Street. First responders mobilized after receiving a 911 call at 3:09 am reporting an unconscious man inside the eleven-story hotel, according to published reports. When police arrived at the scene, they found the 63-year-old man unconscious, and with […]

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Overbuilt ‘Orchard Street Hotel’ Again Seeks Booze in Saturated Hell Square

Posted October 20, 2016 at 5:05 am

For the second time in as many years, hotel operators Nico Moinian and Nader Ohebshalom will try again to install nightlife at the Orchard Street Hotel. As before, it’s an uphill battle in Hell Square that won’t be easy. The lodge opened at 163 Orchard last year, yet without the food and beverage component on which profit […]

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You Can Now Book a Room at the Orchard Street Hotel; Ownership Acquires GEM Soho on East Houston

Posted April 15, 2015 at 5:10 am

The eleven-story Orchard Street Hotel quietly opened on its namesake block late last week. A more formal announcement will happen in the coming days, we are told, but for now, all fifty rooms are available for booking on the recently launched website (powered by booking.com). Verdict – shoebox-sized rooms and spartan living for a premium. […]

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Overbuilt and Underwhelming ‘Orchard Street Hotel’ Announced in Hell Square

Posted March 24, 2015 at 9:22 am

A great Gatsby this hotel is not. Rather, 163 Orchard is yet another Lower East Side lodge ruining Hell Square. And now it carries a new name. No longer evoking the fictional character of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the establishment is hereafter known as the Orchard Street Hotel. Pretty clever, huh. The branding was installed above […]

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