Manhattan

Hotels in Manhattan

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

You're on your own at this hip approximation of a Victorian pied-à-terre, but that's one of its selling points. Checking in means ringing the buzzer so a staff member can come up from the basement and hand you the key.

Situated just south of Central Park, Le Parker Meridien hotel juxtaposes classic chic with whimsical details.

Perfectly wired for working models, aspiring fashionistas, and those simply "in the business," this West 26th Street hotel (formerly the Fashion 26by Wyndham) is aptly located in the heart of Manhattan’s Fashion District, easy walking distance from the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Hera

Set in a landmark 17-story Beaux-Arts-style building on Madison Avenue and 76th Street, the 190-room hotel reopened in 2009 following a $60 million top-down restoration led by award-winning designer Lauren Rottet. The result?

Actor-entrepreneur Robert De Niro’s newest addition to his mini TriBeCa empire is his most inviting yet.

Built in 1904 and still gleaming, this Beaux-Arts beauty is a well-polished monument to old New York.

A cross between a bed and breakfast (except there’s no breakfast) and a hostel, East Village Bed & Coffee is the creation of Anne Edris. Since Edris has lived in the neighborhood for nearly 24 years, she provides a wealth of information for out-of-towners on the best local dives and sights.

Urban chic is the theme at this Midtown Manhattan hotel, developed by hotelier Vikram Chatwal. The lobby boasts whimsical chandeliers and 18,000-gallon fish tank, while the compact guest rooms are decorated in shades of gray and burnt orange.

The sight (and, it must be said, smell) of carriage horses greets you as you enter this 33-story, limestone-fronted building on the southern edge of Central Park. Transformed from the St.

Formerly the headquarters of the National Maritime Union, this Chelsea boutique hotel is housed in a 12-story white building lined with row after row of porthole windows.

Recently acquired by the London-based St. Giles hotel group, The Court and The Tuscany are located in the peaceful Murray Hill neighborhood, yet are within walking distance of some of New York’s best destinations.

With a faux fur–clad lobby, Jetsons-style leather chairs, and mod prints by photographer Guy Bourdin, 6 Columbus presents an opportunity to revel in 1960’s nostalgia.

When trendsetting hotelier Ian Schrager opened the Royalton in 1988, he proved that a hotel could be as hot of a destination as a nightclub.