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pect when staying here generally? CORNELIA SAMARA: We currently have 1 Hotels open in South Beach, Manhattan, and most recently, here in Brooklyn. Soon guests will be able to get closer to nature in Cabo; Sanya, China; West Hollywood and Sunnyvale. While every property is unique in its design and offerings, you can always expect a home away from home, with thoughtful service and personal touches. Every 1 Hotel is designed to celebrate nature and bring touches of the outdoors inside. AM: Are there different personalities that 1 Hotels represents depending on the city/community? CS: Definitely. Each 1 Hotels property is directly influenced and inspired by their local surroundings – the natural landmarks it sits on or beside, as well as the community it is part of. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, for example, is inspired by the industrial history of the Brooklyn waterfront, and its design takes cues from the park it sits upon. AM: Specifically, tell us about 1 Hotels Brooklyn Bridge - when did it open, what is the atmosphere? CS: We opened our doors to 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in February 2017, making us just recently 1 Tree Ring year old. The atmosphere at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is first and foremost welcoming, and it has a special balance of energy, liveliness in the midst of tranquility. AM: What makes the Brooklyn location one that is great for business travel, business meetings, vacations and staycations? CS: Much like Brooklyn itself, what you can experience at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is very diverse in its offerings. We operate 6 different outlets that can cater to just about every traveler, with a spa providing treatments to relax and

reenergize, a rooftop pool & bar that is calm by day and energetic by night, a lobby lounge and café that are both great for settling in with a good book or hunkering down to get work done, visit The Osprey for an elevated dining experience, or Brooklyn Heights Social club for unparalleled views and an unmatched cocktail list. AM: What amenities are offered by the hotel and what are the touches that are specific to this hotel? CS: -Bamford Haybarn Spa -24 hour Field House fitness center -Seasonal rooftop bar and pool -Full Service Restaurant, The Osprey, with seasonal outdoor seating -Brooklyn Heights Social Club, a bar on the 10th floor with stunning views of NYC skyline -Neighbors café located in the lobby -24 hour in-room dining -Complimentary Tesla electric house car -Filtered water taps in guest rooms -Location on Brooklyn Bridge Park We put a great deal of effort into bringing nature into our public spaces and guest rooms. It’s important that people feel at one with nature even when they aren’t able to actually get outside. For example, each guest room will have green elements like living green moss, small trees or even hanging gardens. AM: The public areas are so welcoming, who designed this hotel and what

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