Final nail in coffin of old-school wino playground, as Bowery name increasingly synonymous with high-end downtown style. Brick Rubik's cube exterior once meant to house NYU dorm, but you'd never kn... read more
Quirky, Moroccan-themed hotel just a short walk from Central Park. A bargain for the area, Marrakech provides clean, basic comfort and doesn't try to present itself as a luxury hotel, which it is n... read more
Sean MacPherson and Eric Goode have had plenty of time to eye the tidy little rowhouse next door to B Bar, which they've now converted into the chic man's B & B. They ain't cooking you breakfas... read more
Spend the night on the same block as "The Leaning Brownstone." Industrial stretch where everything seems to be sinking is actually central to Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, and the R. Good availabili... read more
Swag could be tossed from your conference at Javits to the front door of this simple, clean-enough hotel. Perfect crash pad after a long day of pushing product, smiling through clenched teeth and t... read more
The Night belongs to Vikram Chatwal. Don't bother to bring color film, interiors are all black and white. Effect is sexy and ambitious, enough to make up for small-sized quarters. With clandestine ... read more
Low rates rock antipodal take on THOR. Neighbors include Freemans, Loreley, and The Box, so no need to ever leave stumbling range. Suites are clean and not too tight, limited but genial service. Sh... read more
Stride like 50 Cent and Ashton through stately columns and indulge all power trip perversions in pampering environs. TVs in the elevator, as guests' attention spans may be limited. Blond wood touch... read more
Velvet and mahogany elegance, Dean & Deluca goodies, high-end cruise ship ambiance. More well-coiffed MILFs than you can shake an apple martini at. Still a ridiculous scene during Fashion Week, whe... read more
Not-so-somnambulistic techno dreamscape. Hallucinatory, haute couture Visionaire-touting luxe guest rooms. Dreamy whites, modern furniture for Wallpaper* lovers and quirky in-room technology for th... read more
Design-fueled destination amid the hood's booming restaurant scene and rock nightlife. Stylish and slick, with glass walls and Moby endorsement. Definitely a place to use the upgrade. Arty entry, c... read more
Glowing glass beacon in the Meatpacking District. Proof that New York has become soooooo LA. Rooftop bar and pool attracts all varieties of social barnacles. Mobbed on weekends with tan people in s... read more
Most "modern" Midtown hotels have crowded lobbies thumping with techno; The Alex is all sleek white lines with minimal intrusion of the senses, the idea being you want to sleep and rest here and do... read more
East meets West at Time Warner Center, has love child named Luxury. Elevator doors open on 35th floor lobby to Buddha and his front desk minions. Unless helicopters are your regular mode of transpo... read more
Hope you brought your sea legs to Eric Goode's behemoth nautical playground. Sweet teak and nice linens, DVDs and flatscreens. Studded with porthole windows, upscale Japanese and rustic Italian res... read more
Waterfront rooms fit with a telescope for chilaxing in comfort. Battery Park location not exactly the center of everything, but if you're in town for the financial and historic districts, you can't... read more
The Ritz is the tits, baby. No matter what one asks for, it is always the staff's pleasure to assist. Frédéric Fekkai amenities, marble baths, and Bang & Olufsen electronics. Thir... read more
The coolest thing about Times Square is that it has subways that lead downtown. The second-coolest thing is the W Times Square, a rare oasis of style in an area overrun by tourists. Tiny rooms pack... read more
Former American Radiator Building a gilded, gothic Deco stunner. Style, heat, and polish on display at this never stuck-up star hotel. Cellar Bar's a sophisticated rager. Rooms are gorgeous, spacio... 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...