Whether you’re looking to spend a couple of days or a week, there is no shortage of offerings in New York City for travelers with a plethora of hotels to choose from. It can be hard to stand out in the crowded hotel market in New York City, but the new year has brought many notable additions to the city. There are dozens of new hotels expected to open this year with Instagram-worthy interiors, micro-rooms, and destination-worthy restaurants to try out.
To get a sense of what’s on the horizon, we have narrowed down this list to feature the most exciting new and notable hotels in New York City. So, the next time you’re in the city, don’t forget to check-in and enjoy these luxurious top new hotels.
1. TWA Hotel – Opened May 2019
The TWA Hotel is located at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City and was much anticipated. It has given new life to the abandoned hotel terminal that used to be an icon of the 1960s Jet Set. It is a luxurious airport hotel that features 512 hotel rooms with multiple dining options along with a lounge by Gerber group, the Connie Bar cocktail lounge, a Jean-Georges restaurant, and a rooftop infinity pool and observation deck, overlooking JFK’s runway, which will be open year-round and in the winter the pool will be converted into a ‘pool-Cuzzi.’
2. Artezen Hotel – Opened Spring 2019
The Artezen Hotel is the newest luxury boutique hotel and is situated in Lower Manhattan. It has rewritten the rules of modern hospitality and offers 89 high-tech suites, along with a yoga and fitness center. Its crown jewel has to be HIDE, a swanky, two-story sky lounge that serves handcrafted cocktails and creative flare, while you get to enjoy the majestic skyline views of New York City.
3. Moxy NYC East Village – Opened September 2019
The Moxy NYC East Village hotel is located on East 11th Street right between Third and Fourth Avenues and is in the heart of the iconic East Village. The hotel features 286 design-driven bedrooms, tech-savvy amenities, and co-working spaces, along with lively restaurants, cultural programming, and bars.
There are four brand-new dining and drinking venues at Moxy East Village that provide you with multiple scenes all under one roof. The Alphabet Bar & Café, Cathédral, and Little Sister are open, and the rooftop bar is scheduled to open in Spring 2020.
4. Conrad New York Midtown – Opened October 2019
The second property of Conrad New York Midtown features a 54 floor and 562-suite property that is located at the former site of The London NYC at 151 West 54th Street. The hotel has a jewel-tone color palette and features custom-designed furniture with herringbone wood floors and hand-tufted woolen rugs. It features Carrera marble bathrooms with generous floor plans that range from 500 square foot one-bedroom suites to a 3,000 square-foot two-story penthouse.
The hotel also offers in-suite live entertainment like private performances from a classically trained solo musician. The hotel’s in-room dining options include luxe caviar tastings, use of the hotel’s luxury house car, and a choice between luxury bath amenities.
5. Pestana Park Avenue – Opened January 2020
The Portuguese Pestana Hotel Group opened its first property, the Pestana Park Avenue in New York, which consists of 27 floors and 95 rooms. The hotel has been designed by the award-winning architectural firm Glen & Company and is located in the heart of Manhattan on 39th street. The hotel complements the famous spectacular line of skyscrapers in New York, and every floor consists of three or four rooms to provide the ultimate seclusion.
Rooms in the hotel have bespoke interior elements with large windows, and select rooms come with balconies that offer iconic views of the Empire State Building. The lobby of the hotel features a seating area and fireplace that evokes a residential feel, and the hotel also has a home-like dining area, where guests will be invited for their morning tea and coffee served with traditional Portuguese pastries and breakfast items.
6. Luxe Life Hotel New York – Opened February 2020
Located in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood, the Luxe Life Hotel is a 98-room boutique hotel housed in the former offices of LIFE Magazine. The hotel pays homage to talented writers, artists, and creative staff that have lived and worked in the building from its prohibition-era bar to its art collection from local artists.
The hotel’s impeccably appointed, pet-friendly rooms and suites offer a seamless blend of historic charm and modern conveniences. The property also has a signature destination restaurant, The Marilyn, which will serve modern new American cuisine with great flavor.