New York

Hotels in New York

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.

The three-bedroom guesthouse at Apple Pond Farm comes with a fully equipped kitchen and plenty of toys that will delight the kids. Rooms from $420 (five people, two nights).

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

The low-key Tudor-style hotel has beachy accents like sisal carpets and wood-burning fireplaces.

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.

Like your meals, lodging is simple but memorable—there’s no TV, and your light is by propane lam, but every unit has a lake view. Far from feeling deprived, you’ll be transported, especially when the rain dances on the roof of your cabin.

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.

Surfers and New York City media types flock to the shingled, L-shaped East Deck Motel for its retro look and unbeatable location along Ditch Plains beach, on Long Island’s South Fork.

With 187 rooms and 23 suites, the Hotel Gansevoort is a stylish resort located in New York’s Meatpacking District.

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

This comfortably chic hotel holds a prime location—flanked by Times Square and Fifth Avenue—and adds its soaring 48 floors to the already magnificent New York City skyline. Built from the ground up, this new property strikes a cosmopolitan pose in midtown.