Hotels in New York City

Ericka McConnell

This section of Brooklyn has long been starved for a hotel befitting the neighborhood's new cool. But it was worth the wait: 1 Hotel has nailed the... Read More

Famed hotelier Barry Sternlicht's hotel chain, 1 Hotels, is popular with environmentalists, who will love the nightstand chalkboards that have replaced... Read More

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

It didn't reinvent New York's downtown hotel scene the way the Soho Grand and the Mercer did—it came later, in 2001—but this hyperdesigned,... Read More

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants' first New York outpost, set in quiet, largely residential Murray Hill, may not exactly have the sexiest location, but... Read More

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... Read More

Behind the red-brick and limestone façade of the Algonquin, William Faulkner penned his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Orson Welles honeymooned, and the... Read More

The city’s second property from Hyatt’s boutique brand—located directly across from the New York Public Library—has 184 loftlike... Read More

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... Read More

Does everything taste better when it comes out of a Baccarat glass? The answer is mais oui, particularly when it’s a welcome glass of champagne in the... Read More

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

Downtown's hoteliers Eric Goode and Sean MacPherson took the raw spirit of the Bowery and transformed it into this luxe boutique hotel, which houses the... Read More

Founded by native Italians Margherita and Saffo, Bravo Holiday Residences manages a collection of villas for vacation rentals in Italy. The company... Read More

This comfortably chic hotel holds a prime location—flanked by Times Square and Fifth Avenue—and adds its soaring 48 floors to the already... Read More

 mar 17Stylish and compact, this former members-only club is a well-designed secret among midtown hotels. The 65 smallish rooms have combed-plaster... Read More

Stylish and compact, this former members-only club is a well-designed secret among midtown hotels. The 65 smallish rooms have combed-plaster walls,... Read More

The Conrad, which has been open since 2012, is a great option for a modernist hotel in the heart of downtown. It's got some great art surprises, such as... Read More

Located in the Bowery neighborhood, the Cooper Square Hotel is a 21-story, glass-and-steel building designed by award-winning architect Carlos Zapata.... Read More

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... Read More

The first American outpost from Kit and Tim Kemp’s London-based Firmdale hotel brand felt like a breath of fresh air—and color—when it first opened in... Read More

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... Read More

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.... Read More

Located one block from Penn Station, steps from Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, and the Meatpacking District, this is Kimpton’s fourth Big Apple... Read More

Located less than two miles from the Empire State Building, Times Square, New York University, Madison Square Garden and more, Four Points by Sheraton... Read More

Raising the opulence bar—even for a Four Seasons property—this soaring, sleek, I. M. Pei-designed tower epitomizes the cool high life in... Read More

With 187 rooms and 23 suites, the Hotel Gansevoort is a stylish resort located in New York’s Meatpacking District. The hotel features decidedly... Read More

Attracting a steady flow of celebrities (like its Meatpacking District sibling), this NoMad (north of Madison Square Park) hotel is within easy walking... Read More

With an ultra-swanky checkerboard-tiled lobby, where rough-hewn wooden columns support a 20-foot ceiling, and 185 rooms done up in Raphaelite tones of... Read More

Actor-entrepreneur Robert De Niro opened this hotel in 2008, but the corner building, erected on an empty parking lot, looks as if it’s been... Read More

The 300-room Hampton Inn Manhattan-Times Square North sits just minutes from New York’s Broadway theaters and popular attractions such as... Read More

For families or extended stay travelers, Herrick Guest Suites one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartment suites provide the essential comforts of home.... Read More

Though it’s just steps from some of New York City’s buzziest attractions (Chelsea’s art galleries, the restaurants of the Meatpacking District, and of... Read More

The 1,980-room Hilton New York generates much of its electric power and hot water from a PureCell power system, the only one of its kind in a New York... Read More

Perfectly wired for working models, aspiring fashionistas, and those simply "in the business," this West 26th Street hotel (formerly the Fashion 26by... Read More

Situated within a mile and a half of Central Park, Times Square, and the theatre district, this 17-story hotel is ideal for visitors seeking a... Read More

Who would stock a Manhattan mini-bar with a harmonica and furnish a bathroom with denim bathrobes? The answer: cult-favorite Grupo Habita, the inventive... Read More

Located in midtown Manhattan just steps from Times Square and Broadway, Hotel Edison was built in 1931 in the same art deco style as Radio City... Read More

Located in the Upper West Side between Central Park and Columbus Avenue, the 16-story Hotel Excelsior overlooks the verdant park, the Hayden Planetarium... Read More

A high-design (and high-profile) herald of change in a once-grubby neighborhood, the glass-façaded Rivington soars above the old brick tenements of the... Read More

One of the few independent hotels left in Manhattan, this 142-room bijou is cherished by Europeans (and savvy celebrities) for its intimacy and... Read More

Starting with the Philippe Starck-designed "decompression chamber" upon entry, with its escalator that moves you away from the streets of New York and... Read More

Two adjoining town houses comprise this unassuming Victorian inn, housed in an 1834 brownstone just south of historic Gramercy Park. The look&mdash... Read More

Opened July 2010, this 36-story, glass paneled hotel towers above Times Square at 44th Street and 8th Avenue. Each of the 607 guestrooms offer... Read More

Opened in September, 2010,  this Modernist addition to SoHo has a permanent art collection and 114 rooms with natural linen bedding and reclaimed... Read More

While the Jane, designed by Sean MacPherson (the Bowery Hotel, the Maritime Hotel), is romantic in theory—an old riverfront building with tiny... Read More

Formerly Jumeirah Essex House ... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Situated just south of Central Park, Le Parker Meridien hotel juxtaposes classic chic with whimsical details. The cathedral-like lobby has a marble... Read More

This iconic Park Avenue hotel is located in midtown, just two blocks from Central Park, and recently underwent a facelift that cost a cool $100 million... Read More

Hotelier Sean MacPherson drew inspiration from 1980s New York for the Ludlow Hotel on the Lower East Side. Rooms feature design touches like fur throws... Read More

As sumptuous and plush as the Four Seasons (a few blocks away) is slick and modern, the popular MO occupies the 35th through the 54th floors of the Time... Read More

Built in 1903, the Mansfield Hotel is located just a few blocks from Times Square and was the home of reputed Great Gatsby inspiration Max von Gerlach. ... Read More

In a landmark building on the Upper East Side, The Mark has been reimagined by French designer Jacques Grange as a soigné retreat. The striking... Read More

Let the Marmara Manhattan hotel serve as home base during your stay in New York. Each of the 109 rooms, from the studio suites to the penthouse, are eq... Read More

This chic, glass-walled hotel abuts Williamsburg’s popular McCarren Park. There’s plenty to see within walking distance, given that the hotel is located... Read More

One of the most anticipated new hotels in the city, the Mondrian SoHo opened its 270 rooms in February 2011. It’s an odd mix of 18th-century... Read More

One of the city’s first boutique hotels, Morgans was established by Studio 54 cofounder Ian Schrager in 1984. Renovated in 2008, the Murray Hill... Read More

The property’s May 2015 opening in the 1909 Met Life Tower on Madison Square Park marked hotelier Ian Schrager’s return to New York. Inside the opulent... Read More

Situated behind a gated courtyard and an arched colonnade, the New York Palace is a luxury hotel located directly across the street from St. Patrick... Read More

NoMo SoHo (formerly called the Mondrian) opened its 263 rooms in February 2011 and was renovated in April 2015. It’s an odd mix of 18th-century elegance... Read More

The brick-and-steel Nu Brooklyn Hotel has 93 minimalist-chic rooms appointed with faux-sheepskin rugs, gauzy white curtains, and Brooklyn-centric... Read More

Situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Omni Berkshire Place is one block from St. Patrick’s Cathedral and two blocks from New York&rsquo... Read More

Popular among student travelers and Columbia-visiting academics, this upper-Broadway hotel offers a surprising amount of comfort and style for an... Read More

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc lent his genius to this staggering 210-room property, which towers over midtown Manhattan’s... Read More

The grande dame of luxury hotel spas in Manhattan—with a huge amount of space, to boot. This is a hushed oasis of calm, complete with a pool, ten... Read More

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. Two decades... Read More

A multi-million dollar renovation has transformed this gorgeous hotel (formerly 60 Thompson) into Sixty Soho, the flagship of the new Sixty hotels brand... Read More

A recent renovation gave the Smyth Hotel a new mid-century residential vibe, with the lobby envisioned as Tribeca's living room. Little Park by Andrew... Read More

This trendsetting refuge for downtown movers and shakers still has as much élan as it did when it opened in 1996. Interior designer William Sofield has... Read More

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

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... Read More

Built in 1904 and still gleaming, this Beaux-Arts beauty is a well-polished monument to old New York. The lobby, restored to its turn of the 20th... Read More

Urban chic is the theme at this Midtown Manhattan hotel, developed by hotelier Vikram Chatwal. The lobby boasts whimsical chandeliers and 18,000-gallon... Read More

Intimate, elegant, and authentically Villagey, the Abingdon occupies two adjacent, refurbished 18th-century Federal town houses in the heart of the West... Read More

The Beekman, which opened in 2016, is one of the Financial District’s best hotel debuts in years. The 1881 landmark building, which was once the... Read More

Housed in a 1927 Beaux-Arts building designed by famed architect Emery Roth, this midtown hotel is located within a mile of Times Square. The high... Read More

A modern interpretation of a British gentlemen’s club, the Blakely hotel is situated in midtown west, just a short walk from Central Park and... Read More

A 1904 Beaux-Arts tribute to 19th-century New York opulence has been pared down for the present, undergoing major renovations in 2008. The Murray Hill... Read More

A stylish classic, the Carlyle gets all the details right—from the chessboard floors and (still-working!) mail chutes to the Empire Suite, a... Read More

Once a 1930s hangout for the likes of Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin, and John Barrymore, the Lambs Club, originally designed by Beaux-Arts architect... Read More

A chic but affordable home base for a New York City visit, the Harlem Flophouse is set in a historic 1890s townhouse that was once a single-family home.... Read More

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... Read More

This Beaux Arts-style landmark property recently reopened as a hotel for the first time in almost a century. It occupies a coveted space right in... Read More

Although nonbibliophiles may find it a tad precious, it's hard not to be charmed by the schtick of this bookish hotel. In a nod to the nearby New York... Read More

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... Read More

Less glamorous than the Carlyle and less fanciful than the Plaza Athénée, the Lowell at first seems more conservative than its genteel Upper East Side... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Situated on the Upper East Side, this landmark hotel combines a 1920’s façade with a contemporary interior by renowned French designer Jacques Grange.... Read More

Situated in the 1926 Taft Hotel building, a 22-story Spanish Renaissance—style structure on Seventh Avenue, this Italian-inspired hotel is just a four... Read More

The Millennium UN Plaza Hotel is located at the core of the Big Apple. Overlooking the headquarters of the United Nations and just blocks from Grand... Read More

The Muse Hotel, located in New York’s Theater District, has an almost whimsical feel. The lobby welcomes guests with a double-sided artificial... Read More

Of the same vintage as the neighboring St. Regis (both hotels were built between 1904 and 1905), the Peninsula has retained its decorative Beaux-Arts... Read More

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York refreshes the luxury and exclusivity that have long defined the hotel. From that unparalleled location—at the... Read More

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. Touch... Read More

Taking its cue from the Ikea school of cheap chic, this youth-oriented urban hotel isn't for everyone. But its 347 tiny, clean, cleverly designed rooms... Read More

This relative newcomer has all the trappings of the city's most revered, upscale galleries. In the lobby, a 15-foot photo wall serves as a rotating... Read More

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

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... Read More

To get a true sense of the brand of luxury the Roosevelt Hotel has exemplified since opening in 1924, guests needn't venture past the lobby, where the... Read More

Situated directly across from Central Park in the center of midtown Manhattan, this grand-scale boutique hotel has a sumptuous feel, from its opulent... Read More

Most people don't think of midtown Manhattan as a place to chill out—but don't tell the Shoreham, a 177-room hotel that resembles a chic spa... Read More

André Balazs returns with his latest Standard hotel, this time in the East Village in what was the Cooper Square Hotel in this imposing 21-story high... Read More

André Balazs understands that stellar views in New York City have less to do with the height of a building than with its context. The perennial... Read More

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... Read More

This modern, Brooklyn-inspired boutique hotel in Williamsburg is the essence of urban sophistication. Each of the 183 rooms has bold and stylish decor,... Read More

The 201-room Tribeca Grand is significantly smaller than its SoHo sister property, but you wouldn't know it from the hotel's soaring atrium, eight... Read More

This soaring black monolith on Columbus Circle, with its gold awning that seems to jut out into traffic, isn't the subtlest hotel in town—but then... Read More

This striking, 46-story property is within walking distance of Lower Manhattan neighborhoods such as Greenwich Village and SoHo. Public spaces are... Read More

This creative bed-and-breakfast blends luxury with a rustic Brooklyn vibe. The spacious and uncluttered rooms have features like cathedral ceilings... Read More

Opened in August 2011, W Hotel’s Lower Manhattan location is a 58-story hotel with all of the amenities that the W brand is known for: signature... Read More

Accessed via an private entrance off 50th Street, the Waldorf Towers hotel occupies floors 27 through 42 of the famed Waldorf=Astoria, an Art Deco... Read More

This brick-clad boutique hotel in the heart of Greenwich Village is equidistant from the Village Vanguard, Bleecker Street, Union Square, and Washington... Read More

Instantly recognizable by the large red “WJ” marking the front entrance, the six-story Washington Jefferson Hotel is located within a... Read More

This 150-room boutique hotel is one of the only ones you'll find in Brooklyn, but that's not the reason it stands out. The Williamsburg Hotel was... Read More

People are still buzzing about the "new Brooklyn," where each artisan establishment seems to out-craft the next. And the Wythe—near the Williamsburg... Read More

People are still buzzing about the “new Brooklyn,” where each artisan establishment seems to out-craft the next. And the Wythe—near... Read More

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