New York City

Hotels in New York City

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 Lower East Side.

Opened in August 2011, W Hotel’s Lower Manhattan location is on top of the footprint of the old Twin Towers. This 58-story hotel touts all of the amenities that the W brand is known for: signature bed and bathrobes, rainforest shower, and a snack-filled Munchie Box on a whim.

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

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

The city’s second property from Hyatt’s boutique brand—located directly across from the New York Public Library—has 184 loftlike guest rooms with 12-foot floor-to-ceiling windows and muted interiors by designer Tony Chi.

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.

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.

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.