NEW YORK—Hilton recently announced the appointment of Chintan Dadhich as the General Manager of Lower Manhattan’s only all-suite luxury hotel, Conrad New York Downtown. In his role, he will lead all aspects of hotel operations of the 463-room LEED Gold property, placing an emphasis on guest service and satisfaction. Dadhich joins Conrad New York Downtown from the Five Star Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, bringing superior hospitality experience and many industry accolades, including the Hilton Americas’ 2021 General Manager of the Year Award.
“It’s an honor to lead the phenomenal team at Conrad New York Downtown and I look forward to building upon the hotel’s already outstanding positioning as one of the most sought-after luxury hotels in Lower Manhattan,” said Dadhich. “My ultimate goal is to ensure this contemporary hotel remains a top choice for both sophisticated leisure and business travelers visiting this incredible and culturally-rich city by delivering dynamic guest service, offering innovative food and beverage experiences and curated amenities to our globally-connected guests.”
During his time at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, Dadhich successfully transitioned and repositioned the property through its post-COVID recovery and ongoing renovation. Before Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, Dadhich served as general manager of Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach, where he successfully managed the opening of the first Conrad Resort property in the continental United States. His hospitality career spans more than 20 years with varied experience in all aspects of hotel management from food and beverage to room operations in destination resorts and full-service hotels across the Hilton portfolio.
Dadhich completed his hotel management certificate in India and worked at numerous luxury properties. He moved to the United States in 2001 to pursue his master’s degree in Global Hospitality and a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I.
Located in the heart of Battery Park, Conrad New York Downtown offers an urban escape for leisure and business guests alike. The hotel features two distinctive dining concepts, including the seasonal Loopy Doopy rooftop bar and ATRIO Wine Bar & Restaurant; more than 2,000 exclusively curated works of art; a lush rooftop garden; and 30,000 square feet of event space. An impressive series of creative green initiatives make the hotel a bold leader in sustainable luxury. Conrad New York Downtown is adjacent to Hudson River Park and is just minutes from many of the city’s most historic neighborhoods, including Tribeca, Greenwich Village, SoHo, and Wall Street. The hotel is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands.