The IAC building's eastside twin now in André Balazs's competent hands. Twenty-one glossy stories somewhat awkwardly crammed in around crumbly E.Vill tenements. Oriental rug and black settee... read more
Looking like a giant friendly robot in mid-stride over the High Line, latest Andre Balazs project a stunning retro-futuristic addition to the MePa skyline. Designer-chic, eco-chic, brags to blend C... read more
Best to commit, not blow at Vikram Chatwal's midtown sleeper. Extra willpower required to vacate 300+ thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets and ultra-plush feather duvet, but the city beckons. Trippe... read more
Nothing too out of the ordinary, except for interior design style that’s catwalk-worthy. Zebra-clad pillows set against cushiony leather headboards. Well appointed, with docking stations and ... read more
Big ole black-glass tower sitting astride Allen and Orchard. As with the other Thompsons, enviable mix of luxury and cool. Pool, spa, concierge you can hit up at 4am. Stunning views from lightly in... read more
New base of operations for extended Smith Street eating tours. Four-story boutique with loft-ish rooms. Clean, modern lines, lime and gray accents. Eco-friendly cork flooring, organic bedding, hamm... read more
Former single-room-occupancy dive done up by guys behind Bowery and Maritime hotels. Rooms resemble ship cabins—most are 50 square feet. But size can be deceptive, as these berths come with p... read more
Bobby D. finally gets to add hotelier to his résumé. Personal project, with art by De Niro’s dad behind the check-in desk and Bobby’s own ranch-sized spread on the roof. Hand-cut brick skin to bett... read more
Not shy about hitting you with that Bleu theme: blue accents on the bedding and the carpets and the frosted glass, rooms glow indigo above Fourth Avenue at night. Sleeker than said avenue might sug... read more
Petit Trianon to the Versailles that is Wall Street. Chic-sleep Thompson crew drops another stylish stunner, fully exorcising Holiday Inn ghosts and wallpapers. Private library, champagne bar, Slim... read more
Boutique luxury hotel in Queens. Pause for laughter. No, seriously, nicely designed spot right under the wrong side of the 59th Street Bridge. Rooms are good-sized, available in five different tier... read more
André Balazs shifted focus to the Standard, turning over his Hotel QT to the able hands of the Spanish Room Mate chain. The whole "Grace" character is cutesy, but personable staff and great ... read more
Contemporary and generally standard hotel not exactly the skinny jeans and keffiyeh scarves you might be expecting for Williamsburg. Somewhat pricey for a structure abutting the BQE, but sweet midt... read more
Another address-monikered ultra-swank boutique property from the boys behind 60 Thompson. Almost ninety rooms outfitted with the usual luxury perks including linens with astronomical thread counts ... read more
GEM Hotel on Houston, watch your back. New boutique lowrise lets you live out your converted-tenement dreams. Low-key luxury, subdued gold and wood rooms break away from black and gray regime. Nice... read more
Originally designed for a Chinatown clientele, but reasonable rates have drawn in broader array of guests. Friendly staff speaks German and Spanish, on top of Chinese (and English). Gets a share of... read more
Great Theater District and Times Square location for tourists. The futuristic, bold color scheme brings Andy Warhol pop-art to mind. If it's not black and white, it's hot pink or fire engine red. T... read more
Boutiquey reno of New York classic makes for the most mod lodgings on the UWS. Okay, so maybe that’s not saying much, but furnishings do tend to the dark and sexy. Sleek lobby lounge and seco... read more
Somewhat random location actually super-convenient for both Park Slope and Cobble Hill. Near a buttload of BK attractions, from Junior's to Smith Street to the Gowanus to the west side of the Slope... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Lower-priced Ralph Lauren line defined by distressed Americana. Den...
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...