Off the hectic main drags of Soho, rocking custom designer furniture. Understated, elegant, trendy without being too obnoxious. Moneyed and attractive guests. Beautiful rooms quite snug, but the sp... read more
No matter how big the W empire grows, it always delivers on its promise of posh accommodations and sleek, sexy ambiance. This particular W might just offer the best location of them all, mere steps... read more
Very elegant, very French hospitality beats along with the pulse of Fifth Avenue. Stunning rounded limestone and glass tower. Full-on Frenchosity stops abruptly on the non-smoking floors, however. ... read more
Soho Grand sequel. Sensual, pulsing, hot décor, with beautiful tri-state trendies and in-the-know day trippers cramming Church Lounge and the more exclusive Inner Sanctum. Downtown New York via Veg... read more
Dewey Decimal never lived so large. Luxury boutique a tad close to Grand Central madness, manages to stay remarkably serene. Hotel Giraffe cousin offers similar nice appointments: dark wood and lem... read more
It's fun to stay at this former YMCA! Schraeger and Starck's West Side claim. Psychedelic garden, art-show reception. Crammed to the gills with trendy nightcrawlers lubricating with overpriced sang... read more
Located on a reservation for the non-endangered Young-Affluent-White-Chicks-Who-Work-in-PR species. Glitzy boutique from the peeps behind the Library, Elysée, and Casablanca. Not cheap, room... read more
Downtown Brooklyn hotel banking enough business-friendly amenities that it could pass for accommodations in Anytown, USA. Glass-box corporate look, big ballroom and conference room spaces, plant-dr... read more
Sublime quarters from party boy Jeff Klein, hosting boutique digs ideal for theater access. Intimate, private, well-designed with modern flourish. The baths alone are worth it, but the linen will b... read more
What a time it is. Nineteen floors of boutique charm and modern, elegant digs. Avant-garde appointments in individually styled rooms, each with its own primary color and theme. Restaurant Serafina ... read more
Turn-of-the-century Victorian brownstone celebrated its centennial by converting to a B&B. Gracious Carroll Gardens walkup boasts six rooms plus a roomy garden apartment. Lots of original archi... read more
Sets the standard for living the Soho dolce vita. Seventy-five high-ceilinged mini-lofts feature FACE Stockholm products, exquisite linens, and a Dean & Deluca minibar. Quietly elegant style, wood ... read more
For full immersion in New York living, install yourself in this unassuming inn, tucked away on a leafy Brooklyn side street. The basement two-bedroom suite is the best way to go, with its own bathr... read more
Keeping midtown safe for comb-overs. The Donald’s brassy ’80s-skinned Gulf and Western tower the perfect aerie for plutocrats looking to rock park views. Floor to ceiling windows, marbl... read more
Trendsetting boutique pioneer flawlessly merges Soho's industrial hulk with its fashionista ways. Eight-foot windows bring the city into your understated, neutral-toned digs, decked with Bose sound... read more
Possibly the most peaceful rooms in the city. Disappear behind an unmarked door into a dusky rose-tinted haze on one of New York's quietest blocks. Very Edith Wharton. Take tea at the dainty Lady M... read more
If Warhol's Factory ran a hotel. Starck design, pop murals, swirling fun. Pretend you're going to one of the multiple art galleries located within when you're really on a beeline for the model-only... read more
Florentine flourishes would have Michelangelo feeling right at home inside these four lux towers. Original elements from building's 1926 origins interspersed with modern Euro touches. Sea of marble... read more
Classic city boutique still satisfies. Asia De Cuba seems a tad less ingenious since the world ran wild with its concept, but it's still a tight, popular noodle. Rooms are modern and stylish, thoug... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...