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
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
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
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
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
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
The Smyth takes the Thompson Hotel group into Tribeca. Über modern, posh, and all kinds of swank, lots of red carpet to rolled out. Check out the rain-like showerheads and the Kiehl's bath pro... read more
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
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
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
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
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
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...