Take a peek inside the Baccarat Hotel in New York

This hotel is opening in March 2015 and will be a dazzling addition to Manhattan’s luxury accommodation scene. With a myriad of delays along the way it’s finally opening it’s doors to the public.

Baccarat Hotel New York
 Unique Baccarat crystalware stands outside each room

Its opening has been delayed repeatedly, but this time it’s for sure: New York’s Baccarat Hotel will open on March 2. And with further information and renderings of the property now available, fans of the 250-year-old French crystal company are likely to think it worth the wait.

On 53rd and Fifth and located directly by MoMA in Midtown Manhattan, the 114-bedroom hotel will occupy the lower levels of a 50-storey Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed skyscraper. Interiors are by Paris-based designers Gilles & Boissier, and any concerns that they might overdo the bling in their efforts to express the aesthetic of the crystal brand should be more