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Ravel Hotel’s Staycation Options & New Greek Garden Rooftop Restaurant, Perivoli

August 29, 2020

NEW YORK – For many, the global pandemic derailed vacation plans, but there is still hope for sharing some delicious Mediterranean flavors and charming moments of relaxation by the pool during your staycation in New York City. The trendy, modern Ravel Hotel, 8-08 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City, offers a conveniently located getaway oasis for those still longing for a taste of the Greek isles even though international travel restrictions are still in effect due to COVID-19.

Guests can escape the realities of Manhattan to enjoy the hotel’s outdoor dining spaces, which include the iconic luxury pool lounge, Profundo, and the brand new Greek Garden rooftop restaurant, Perivóli.

For those looking for a few days to relax, enjoy fresh Mediterranean cuisine or work remotely from the pool, the Ravel Hotel offers great options, all while adhering to COVID-19 sanitation guidelines and operating at limited capacity.

Profundo allows guests to explore an aquatic sanctuary in the heart of Long Island City featuring custom cocktails, premium poolside food, floating mirror globes, and poolside DJ’s day and night. At Profundo, there are currently two sessions: Daytime (12-5 PM) and Sunset (7 PM-12 AM). Between each session, Profundo is deep cleaned over a two-hour period. The hotel is currently offering a “Day-cation” where guests can come to the hotel and enjoy the pool, restaurants, and work from there for the day.

More information is available online: https://www.ravelhotel.com/profundo.

Perivóli, a brand new concept that launched this summer, is a Greek-inspired garden rooftop that will transport New Yorkers and guests to the Greek Islands with fresh Mediterranean cuisine from Executive Chef Seth Levine. Dishes like Grilled Octopus and Branzino will be available ala carte in the garden, and small bites, refreshing summer cocktails, and more will be available poolside at Perivóli’s adjacent luxury rooftop pool, Profundo. Perivóli will also be providing disposable menus with QR codes for safe and reduced contact services.

Among the delicious items on the menu, Greek favorites such as Grilled Octopus, Kalamari, Dolmadakia, and Pikilia, the classic spreads served with pita. Lamb chops and whole grilled Branzino are among the main dishes while Lemon Potatoes, Sautéed Spinach, and Greek Fries topped with feta are available as side dishes.

The poolside menu offers tasty options including prime beef sliders and ‘impossible’ sliders as well as grilled souvlakia of chicken, vegetables, or shrimp.

More information is available online: https://www.ravelhotel.com/perivoli.

Ravel Hotel is a Long Island City boutique hotel that overlooks the East River and Roosevelt Island. Crowning the Ravel Hotel is the 30,000 square foot newly redesigned and renovated outdoor dining and entertainment space which houses Profundo Pool, the newly opened Perivóli Greek Garden Rooftop Restaurant. The property also houses The Penthouse rooftop restaurant and lounge on the 6th and 7th floors overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Ravel Hotel’s all-weather retractable rooftops overlooking the East River and Manhattan skyline make the unique property a hotspot for neighborhood dining, special events and private parties, beautiful weddings, and more.

More information is available online: https://www.ravelhotel.com.

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