Boutique hotel built into striking neo-gothic edifice first opened in 1895 to house students of the General Theological Seminary. Interiors by Roman and Williams complement original stained glass w... read more
First hotel in the hood in over a decade, feels like it took at least that long to put up. Historic façade incorporated into the lower floors, lux berths on the set-back cube above. Corpor... read more
Hotel chain plunks down 132 rooms on a Delancey corner. Brick box couldn't be much uglier, but prospects improve on the interiors. Trim and modern room design, full amenities. Nice views thanks to ... read more
Name sounds like the setting for a noir murder mystery, which is about right given classic Deco styling inside. Channels ‘20s Paris with Greenwich Village allure. Quirky touches like rotary p... read more
Glossy corporate eyesore for a ramshackle Chinatown corner. Central location just across the Manhattan Bridge provides access to all of downtown, making an attractive destination for fashion/entert... read more
Beaux-Arts stunner infiltrates Ace territory. Designer Jacques Garcia looks back to the classic grand hotels of Europe, also nods to his childhood flat in Paris. Rooms avoid the cookie-cutter, stri... read more
Guests at this luxe spot are greeted by a towering Sol LeWitt painting in the dramatic atrium, setting the tone for what is veritably a hotel-as-contemporary-art-gallery. Indeed, the Conrad's colle... read more
A truly internationalist affair, Mexican architect Enrique Norten's metal mesh facade nods to the area's industrial heritage, while French designer Arnaud Montigny (noted for his work on Paris' Col... read more
Stalled-out Flatiron boutique gets resuscitated by Toshi crew. (Multitalented owner Robert "Toshi" Chan played a triad boss in The Departed.) Unexpectedly grand entry, with big lobby and mezzanine,... read more
Intimate boutique makes a big splash in Nolita. Manageable 55-room lux hotel starts with low floor "Neighborhood" accommodations, works up to serious views at the "Cityscape" tier. Smart styling, R... read more
SRO remixed. Former Prince Hotel restored with clever design, appreciation for its 1940s returning-soldier incarnation. Dog tag door keys open tiny cabins which look junkie-friendly, except for muc... read more
The fanciest cheese grater you'll ever sleep in (see building facade). Visionary hotel dude Vikram Chatwal takes his Dream concept from Midtown and heads south, where his kind tend to congregate. M... read more
Beauty and the Beast, and none of that Disney shit: lux hotel inspired by Jean Coucteau’s lush ’40s flick. Pass through topiary into quirky French-blue lobby. Upstairs, 270 “Sleep... read more
Hilton alights in the Garment District, calls it the Fashion District. Nods to F.I.T. proximity with "woven" floor patterns, front desk inspired by cutting room tables. Plum location just half a bl... read more
Whoah, since when is the Moondance Diner twenty stories of corporate glass? Since the diner debarked for Labarge, Wyoming, and got replaced by Chicago's favorite boutique hotel. Soho border spot a ... read more
Glaring 46-story misfit on the fringe of low-rise Soho is just The Donald's speed, Trump and subtlety being rare bedfellows. Of course, the advantage of staying in a glass-curtained sore thumb: ins... read more
Club Quarters nudges right up to Ground Zero. Modern hotel with unparalleled views of what was and will be. Soundproof windows keep construction noise to a minimum. Beyond the rising of the Freedom... read more
The only hotel on Wall Street, perfect for storming into town to pitch an IPO, or sleeping off that nasty trial separation. Mixed use ultra-modern building starts with 250-plus hotel rooms, caps of... read more
Brit boutique import. English style (no, not a contradiction in terms) kits out each of the 86 rooms and suites individually. Smart mix of contemporary and classic. Building boasts some sweet ameni... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...