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Nathan/Sameer: Be curious and never stop learning. Talk to people from different backgrounds, travel and expose yourself to different cultures. Surround yourself with people better than you. If you think they can do your job better than you or they have a different skill set than you, then hire them.

The Knockturnal

Look no further than this electrifying venue to honor the night in The Big Apple. From the moment you walk in you are transported to a magical land that is a blend of 1990s club kid magic to modern day escapism. Think of it like going to the Museum of Bliss.

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That Steve Aoki and Rich the Kid showed up for a surprise performance at Chelsea hotspot Somewhere Nowhere during a private event for NYC’s NFT week.


We all know Roman likes to “party, party,” and we could easily see him with a table at Somewhere Nowhere.


What happens on the rooftop, stays on the rooftop. Are you looking for the best rooftops in Chelsea? If so, then check out Somewhere Nowhere. This rooftop is conveniently located at the top of the Renaissance NY Chelsea Hotel. Somewhere Nowhere is part of El Grupo SN, a hospitality group founded by Sameer Qureshi and Nathan Leong.

Gotham Magazine

Newly-opened nightclub Somewhere Nowhere is a secret garden-inspired oasis complete with a two-level indoor lounge and an open air rooftop pool venue located at the top of the Renaissance NY Chelsea Hotel. Guests are ushered into a fairytale-esque lounge through a passageway leading to whimsical custom art pieces of gnomes and fireflies in the style of glorified lawn ornaments as well as neon signs and lantern sconces that set a glowy mood.


Somewhere Nowhere is THE place to party in NYC right now. Located in the heart of Chelsea, this two-story venue is home to the highest rooftop in all of Manhattan. If you’re down to “darty”—all the cool kids are doing it—head to the rooftop complete with day beds, delicious appetizers, and VIP bottle service.

Spa & Beauty Today

The decadence of Somewhere Nowhere’s outdoor lounge and open-air rooftop pool boasts 360-views of Manhattan’s majestic skyline as far as the eye can see. The pool is winterized and both hotel guests and the public can come sit by the pool seven days a week with a reservation and enjoy food served poolside.

Bucket Listers

Transport yourself to a fairy-like land at the newly opened Somewhere Nowhere. Ascend to the 38th and 39th floors of Chelsea’s Renaissance Hotel and step foot into a dreamy escape decked out with gnomes, fireflies, and neon signs that feel otherworldly. In collaboration with local artists, Somewhere Nowhere displays custom art throughout the space for an extra magical, transcendental feel. The club promises to entice all five of your senses – utilizing everything from vibrant lightning to forest smells.

Secret NYC

Somewhere Nowhere NYC is a fairytale two-level rooftop lounge & pool located atop the Renaissance NY Chelsea Hotel on the 38th & 39th floor, that is sure to be double the fun!

Its magical secret garden theme stretches across 5,516-square-feet and will transport you to a wonderland away from the city.


Located atop the Renaissance Hotel in Chelsea is the new rooftop lounge, nightclub, and pool experience, Somewhere Nowhere NYC. Designed with a vibrant light display, bamboo scents, and booming sound system, you’re in for a whimsically debaucherous time. Reserve a table during this grand opening weekend for a day or night of live DJ sets and firework views.

Lynn Hazan

Somewhere Nowhere is a beautifully decorated rooftop lounge and pool located at the Renaissance New York Chelsea hotel. The space officially opens on July 1st with a DJ set by Carnage.

LIC Post

El Grupo SN operates a number of bars and restaurants throughout Manhattan—including Hidden Lane NYC, a bar and events space in Union Square, as well as Row House, a restaurant in Harlem.

The group plans to open a rooftop nightclub and lounge in Chelsea this week called Somewhere Nowhere. El Grupo SN was founded by Nathan Leong and Sameer Qureshi.

Guest Of A Guest

Welcome to Somewhere Nowhere, a brand new bi-level lounge and nightclub boasting the tallest rooftop pool in the city. Talk about making a splash.
Designed to transport guests to a dreamy, full-sensory fairyland, the massive 5,156-square-foot space is decked out in whimsical décor (think flower canopies, gnomes, and fireflies) with the scent of sweet bamboo wafting through the air.

Inside Travel Report

We don’t usually cover individual rooftop openings for urban hotels, but we have to admit this one looks pretty cool. Somewhere Nowhere NYC, a brand-new lounge, nightclub and rooftop pool experience, will be opening to the public on Thursday, July 1. Located atop the Renaissance Hotel in Chelsea on the 38th and 39th floors, Somewhere Nowhere will be the tallest rooftop in the city with a pool.

Thunder Eagle

FOR A TOP-NOTCH VIEW of Manhattan, you can visit The Edge, the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere and scare yourself half to death, or enjoy the vista in a relaxed atmosphere from the new pool on top of the Renaissance Hotel in Chelsea.


Time Out New York goes inside Somewhere Nowhere, a swanky new rooftop club in Chelsea that claims to be highest hotel rooftop with a pool in the city.

Travel & Leisure

New York City’s rooftop scene is about to get a major upgrade.

On July 1, Somewhere Nowhere, the city’s newest lounge, nightclub, and rooftop pool is set to open, providing “New Yorkers and visitors from around the world with an enchanted, wanderlust getaway from Manhattan’s busy city streets.”

Time Out New York

A new rooftop lounge, nightclub and rooftop pool opening July 1 promises to deliver a full-sensory experience that’ll transport you to a fairytale-like garden.

Somewhere Nowhere is nestled on the 38th and 39th floors at the top of Chelsea’s Renaissance Hotel and has a lush arched entry that leads guests through a dreamlike passageway where they are met with custom art pieces of gnomes and fireflies, neon signs and lantern sconces from another time.

NY Business Journal

New York’s Chelsea neighborhood will soon be the home of a new nightclub at the city’s tallest hotel rooftop with a pool.

Somewhere Nowhere, a lounge, nightclub and rooftop pool is set to open July 1 atop the Renaissance Hotel, offering a 360-degree view of the city. The two-level 5,156-square-foot indoor and outdoor space encompasses the 38th and 39th floors of the hotel.

Business Traveller

“The hotel’s top-floor exterior features a sleek, modern glass facade, while the entrance embodies the look and feel of an English manor,” continued the press release, adding that “Behind a stone-walled arcade entry lays a private, open-air courtyard studded with lush foliage and seating for guests to lounge”.

Modern Diplomacy

Renaissance New York Chelsea Hotel is the latest hotel to debut under the brand’s growing North American portfolio which includes recently opened hotels in Philadelphia, Toledo, Reno, Dallas and Newport Beach, as well as renovated properties in Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Palm Desert, among others.

Markets Insider

Renaissance New York Chelsea Hotel officially opens its doors today as one of the tallest properties in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. Rising an impressive 39 floors at 430 feet high, the brand’s first hotel in Chelsea is crowned with one of the highest rooftop pools in the city, offering unparalleled 360-degree views.

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