New York City

Hotels in New York City

People are still buzzing about the “new Brooklyn,” where each artisan establishment seems to out-craft the next. And the Wythe—near the Williamsburg riverfront—has become the crown jewel of the borough’s renaissance.

 mar 17Stylish and compact, this former members-only club is a well-designed secret among midtown hotels. The 65 smallish rooms have combed-plaster walls, chocolate-marble showers, and Honduran mahogany accents; TV's placed behind two-way mirrors are clever space-savers.

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

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.

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

London’s Firmdale Group brings the spirit of Soho to a cobblestoned lane in the other SoHo.

Ace

Located on 29th Street in a historic building dating back to 1904, the Ace Hotel rises 12 stories above Midtown Manhattan. The hotel boasts 260 guest rooms, many of which have vintage furniture and views of Broadway.

The 149-room Kitano hotel could not have a better location for business or leisure travelers. It is on Park Avenue in Manhattan’s Murray Hill neighborhood, close to top sites such as the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, Broadway, and hundreds of shops and restaurants.

Situated between Lincoln Center and Central Park, this hotel has 422 units, all of which have floor-to-ceiling windows to let in the best views. Although somewhat small, guest rooms are comfortable with with rich earth tones, brass accents, and subtle animal prints.

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.

Hoteliers Sean MacPherson and Eric Goode—the team behind New York’s Maritime Hotel—are breathing new life into Manhattan’s once-desolate Bowery with their 135-room Bowery Hotel.