Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced the opening of the Element Harrison – Newark hotel, the brand’s second hotel in New Jersey, US.

Managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, the 138-room property is owned by Harrison Hotel 1, an entity of Ironstate Holdings, and The Pegasus Group.

Designed by HWKN, Element Harrison – Newark hotel is in close proximity to Manhattan, and offers a 24hr fitness centre, an indoor pool, a 1,500ft² meeting room with modular furnishings, RELAX evening reception, and a salon bar.

Each room offers a fully-equipped kitchen, the signature Heavenly Bed, and spa-inspired bathrooms.

Element Harrison – Newark was developed by Ironstate Holdings and The Pegasus Group as part of the partnership’s larger, mixed-use development that will ultimately comprise 2,600 luxury residential residences and 80,000ft² of street-level retail space, the first phase of which has already been completed.

Ironstate Holdings president Michael Barry said: "The opening today of Element Harrison – Newark is a landmark moment as it helps advance Harrison’s growth as a stand-alone, well-balanced urban destination that’s also a great launching point for excursions to Manhattan and other New Jersey Gold Coast locations."

Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences, with brands including St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W, Westin, Le Méridien, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft, and Element.