Recharge Hotel App Expands in San Francisco, Debuts in NYC

NEW YORK­—Recharge, an on-demand mobile app that allows users to book luxury hotel rooms by the minute, has debuted here with 16 offerings. The company has also expanded in the San Francisco area, offering 15 properties.

The company launched in 2016 in San Francisco and allows users to book flexible-length stays at participating properties, only paying for the time they need. There is no minimum stay through Recharge, but the average guest stay is two hours.