First look at the rooftop infinity pool at the hotly anticipated $265m TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Mail Online | 4/23/2019 | Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline
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This is the first glimpse of the stunning rooftop infinity pool at JFK Airport's hotly anticipated $265million TWA Hotel.

A rendering, shared exclusively with MailOnline Travel, shows how the 64-foot-long swimming spot will afford swimmers views of the runways and taxiways. There's an observation deck, too, for guests who want to focus on plane spotting.

Pool - Guests - Non-guests - Opens - May

The pool will be available to both guests and non-guests when the sprawling 200,000-square-foot complex opens on May 15.

The pool area will be decked out with sun loungers for those who fancy a lie down prior to departure and will have an open-air bar area where drinks and food can be ordered.

Spokesperson - TWA - Hotel - Infinity - Edge

A spokesperson for the TWA Hotel said that the infinity edge swimming pool was inspired by the one at the famed Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France.

They added: 'As you look out over the horizon, instead of the azure Mediterranean Sea, you will see Runway 4L and 22R - which, to some people, is even more exciting.'

JFK - TWA - Hotel - Years - Making

JFK's TWA Hotel has been years in the making.

The 512-room property is housed within the space-age TWA terminal, which was built in 1962 by business magnate Howard Hughes, but which has remained dormant since 2001.

Creators - Mcr - Morse - Development - Opening

Its creators, Mcr and Morse Development, are gearing up for the opening next month.

A mock-up hotel room was crafted to offer a taste of what guests can expect.

Fixtures - Fittings - Wood - Panelling - Brass

It shows smart retro-styled fixtures and fittings, with walnut wood panelling and brushed brass adding to the old-school glamour.

In the bathrooms, polished stone floors and a monochrome tiling theme completes the slick look.

Rooms - Art - 1960s - Guests - Calls

The rooms will be decorated with art that harks back to the 1960s and guests will be able to make unlimited free international and local calls on vintage-style rotary phones.

To help guests get in the holiday swing of things, each room will...
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