In New York alone there are over 680 hotels. In fact, the world’s maximum number of hotels are all in this city. NY can be easily termed as the central lodging spot for most revelers and tourists. The stay in the city offers numerous options for you to explore. Right from the best foods to attending the best opera performance in the world, to dancing the night away – there’s always so much more to do in NY. Hotels of NYC have some of the most unique designs and architecture. We have compiled the best luxury hotels of NY to help you plan for your trip to the city.
citizenM New York Times Square
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The 22-story citizenM New York Times Square is a high design lifestyle hotel that is located very close to Times Square. The hotel usher guests to a stylish lobby where you will find low slung sofa sets, bright colors, amazing graphic artwork, and a string of digitized mechanisms like self-check-in, breakfast purchase, or even check-outs!
There are 230 cleverly designed rooms with space-saving detailing and all the modern amenities to make your stay as comfortable as ever. Also, its proximity to areas such as the Grand Central Terminal and the Midtown makes the hotel a favorite for tourists.
Hotel 50 Bowery
photo by Hotel 50 Bowery
At the intersection of the Bowery and Canal Street is located the chic, fun and exciting Hotel 50 Bowery. The neighboring Chinatown district inspires the architecture of this quirky boutique hotel. It’s the style of the hotel – Edison light bulbs, concrete pillars, and exposed brick that allures many travelers and has been winning the crown for being one of the top hotels to stay in NY for over three decades now.
The hotel has amazing restaurants and rooms that let you watch the skyline. Guests have recommended this hotel since whichever room you end up accommodating will be stylish. Every room has bright white walls and concrete ceilings with wooden floor.
photo by NobleDEN Hotel
Many travelers prefer this no-frills, clean and trendy hotel for its location and affordability. NobleDEN Hotel is within the walking distance to reveler hotspots like Chinatown and SoHo. Also, subway stations are close to the hotel that enables guests to visit other neighborhoods quite frequently. There are 54 semi-spacious rooms having most amenities for you to obtain a comfortable stay.
Typically, in any room of the NobleDEN Hotel, you will find a mini-fridge, an eco-friendly toiletries section comprising of reusable bathroom towels, and storage drawers. Apart from these exclusive facilities for guests in each room, the enchanting city panoramic view is another great aspect of this hotel. In addition, guests can access free wi-fi, and the 24-Hour Fitness located nearby (chargeable).
citizenM New York Bowery
photo by citizenM New York Bowery
In the neighborhood Bowery, a few minutes walk away from Soho is the citizenM New York Bowery – a stylish and attractive hotel in the downtown. The hotel décor is quite colorful, with big pieces of wall art, quirky figurines and ornamental pieces that welcomes guests to the huge living area on the ground floor.
The living space on the ground level is quite large and guests can easily work or meet people. There is a bar and a café where you could relish some delectable delights made by the chef. At the rooftop bar, you could see great views of the city. The stairs that take you to the rooftop bar has a mix of the best street art curated by Marie Cecile Flaguel. The entire 21-story citizenM New York Bowery is the first ever to create the Museum of Street Art. The hotel Museum is open both for the hotel guests and the general public.
Gild Hall – A Thompson Hotel
photo by Gild Hall – A Thompson Hotel
Every inch of the Gild Hall is artistically designed in leather and wooden detail. Combining the best of the clubhouse and the ‘70s lounge feel, the Thompson Hotel is a very New York moneyed-vibe accommodation for travelers to stay in this financial district. There are 126 large rooms, with ceilings as high as 12-foot! The hotel spoils guests with some lavish lifestyle décor such as huge leather headboard beds and marble-floored bathrooms.
The hotel’s wine bar La Soffitta serves a range of sophisticated wines. Downstairs, at the Felice Ristorante and Wine Bar, you can dine upon some hearty Tuscan flair from the great menu. The hotel is also close to the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan.
EVEN Hotel New York Times Square South
photo by EVEN Hotel New York Times Square South
The state-of-the-art, modern hotel is situated in a convenient corner for guests to get around the city. It is nearby the major Amtrak, New Jersey Transit, the Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Javits Center, and lots more. There is a flair of high-street shops close by where you can enjoy shopping.
The multi-level reception, sleek lobby, live plant wall, and more are just some of the stylish features of this laid-back hotel. The earthy theme infused in the contemporary design is perked up by shades of magenta, green, orange, and turquoise. Most of the rooms are of semi-large layouts with a comfortable king size bed and tall ceilings. In each room, you will find a mini-fridge, a safe, and a coffee maker. Also, you will have access to free wi-fi.
The Pearl Hotel
photo by The Pearl Hotel
Situated in the heart of Times Square, this boutique hotel has average-sized rooms and modern décor. Guests stay here for the fantastic location as Times Square is a convenient starting point to reach some of the major sightseeing areas of the city. Many of the popular places are at a walking distance such as the Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, St-Patrick’s Cathedral, and many more. If you’re visiting New York for the first time, you will just love the location benefits that this hotel has to offer.
The hotel interior does not disappoint you as the rooms are very clean and welcoming. Guests can avail concierge service to book tickets to watch Broadway shows or make reservations at restaurants. The hotel gym is open for guests from 6 am to 11 pm. Guests can take advantage of the outdoor patio to practice yoga or stretching. The friendly staff will ensure your stay is absolutely pleasant at the hotel.
The Pearl Hotel has 94 guest rooms each stacked with a coffee maker, a microwave, and a refrigerator. For business stays, you can also opt for stylish custom-design workspace. The onsite restaurant E &E Grill House is a steakhouse favorite, serving classic American flair like sandwiches and burgers.
Fitzpatrick Grand Central
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The upscale Fitzpatrick Grand Central has 155 guest rooms amidst a cozy setting for the public. This hotel has a classic décor with access to some major downtown locations like the Grand Central Terminal. There is an Irish flair about this traditional hotel; however, when it comes to amenities at affordable pricing- Fitzpatrick Grand Central can easily beat some of the others in the same location.
Guests are given access to free Wi-Fi and TV. Every room has a comfortable bed. The hotel has an impressive boardroom for business meetings. When staying at the hotel, you will be at the vicinity to the nearby New York Sports Club.
Hampton Inn Times Square Central
photo by Hampton Inn Times Square Central
If you prefer amenities in a hotel that come at mid-range pricing in NY, you will surely find the Hampton Inn Times Square Central outstanding for your stay. The Hampton brand hotel is slightly smaller compared to its other locations; however, the 300-room hotel match up to the standard of a New York City hotel. Guests can get access to a laundry room, valet dry cleaning, and an onsite convenience store.
Located at the prime area of the Times Square enables you to walk to nearby sightseeing. Inside, you will find a 24-hour fitness center with modern equipment. At the top floor, you can see incredible cityscape views. Breakfast is served hot.
photo by Hotel Beacon
The Upper West Side situated, Hotel Beacon is an apartment-style suite that overlooks the Fairway Market and the Gourmet Deli on the opposite block. However, there are no high-end restaurants and bars nearby, but with the Beacon Theatre, you will always have a spot to hang out.
Inside each room, there is a huge lounging space, a full kitchen, bedroom, and three walk-in wardrobes! From the huge windows of the hotel-apartment room, you can watch the New York City sunrise and sunset. The ‘live like a local’ feel of the hotel is what sets it apart from the rest downtown. In fact, many guests that have stayed at this place have termed it as the best kept secret hotel of New York!
Here we have listed the top 10 hotels in the New York City where travelers can fancy to put up during their stay. Each one offers ample amenities at affordable pricing. Which one will you choose to stay for your travel to New York? Do let us know in your comments below.
Also, like Hotel Beacon is a gem that we listed out here. Is there any other hotel in the list we may have missed out that you think deserves to be in our top 10 list? We’d love to hear from you!