Manhattan

Hotels in Manhattan

Who would stock a Manhattan mini-bar with a harmonica and furnish a bathroom with denim bathrobes?

Since opening in late 2006, the London may have received less press than its Gordon Ramsay-run in-house restaurant, but this elegant, all-suite hotel justly deserves its own following.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants' first New York outpost, set in quiet, largely residential Murray Hill, may not exactly have the sexiest location, but it's one of the city's better-kept secrets: a mid-priced, boutique-size hotel with the same style and amenities as those in the $$$$ range.

You’d never use chic to describe the Empire State Building area, packed with souvenir shops and sports bars. But enter the Langham Place Fifth Avenue, and you may be singing a different tune.

Instantly recognizable by the large red “WJ” marking the front entrance, the six-story Washington Jefferson Hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of Times Square, Central Park, and the theatre district.

Although nonbibliophiles may find it a tad precious, it's hard not to be charmed by the schtick of this bookish hotel.

The Palm Court's famed stained-glass ceiling was re-created pane-for-pane with the help of New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Set at the southern tip of Manhattan, this Ritz may be the only hotel in the city where you'll wake to the morning cries of seagulls.

In lieu of a conventional check-in desk at the tech-savvy, Rockwell Group–designed Andaz, a host greets you in the lobby, offers you a seat and a glass of wine, and enters your name into an e-tablet that looks something like an iPad.

With its location in the Upper East Side, a few blocks from the East River, this Courtyard by Marriott offers rooms that are quieter andmore spacious than in downtown, owing to its residential location.The hotel makes a convenient base for exploring Central Park, Columbia University, and Yankee S

Situated on the Upper East Side, this landmark hotel combines a 1920’s façade with a contemporary interior by renowned French designer Jacques Grange. Zebra-striped floors make a bold statement in the lobby, which also contains orange-velvet sofas and a low-hanging spiral light fixture.

Opened in 2008, the Marcel at Gramercy is located in New York’s Gramercy Park. The mod-inspired hotel features 135 guest rooms furnished with custom beds and leather headboards, animal-print décor, and wireless Internet access.

Set on the Lower East Side's main thoroughfare, this 22-room brick guesthouse—originally built as a tenement in 1879—perfectly embodies its quirky, eclectic home neighborhood.

Part private members’ club and part hotel, the Soho House is located inside a repurposed warehouse building in New York’s Meatpacking District.