The 10 Best Boutique Hotels in Toronto
Jul 24, 2019
We've spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of boutique hotels in New York. Bon voyage!
Updated Jul 29, 2019
“Perhaps the most stylish boutique hotel you’ll find on Manhattan. The rooms have a cool minimalist design, the bed is heaven and the bar upstairs had great music. Highly recommended!”
Featuring a terrace, MADE Hotel is set in New York, 600 metres from Empire State Building. This 4-star hotel offers a bar. Free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk are featured.
At the hotel, select rooms include floor-to-ceiling windows. Every room comes with air conditioning, bathrobes, Revo SuperConnect® multi-format radio and a Samsung® flat-screen TV. Some units at MADE Hotel have a city view.
An American breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. Ferris, the restaurant, specialises in American cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Paper, the coffee shop, serves coffee, tea and baked goods during the day and offers craft cocktails and select wines in the evening.
On the 2nd floor, a patio is available to guests. Good Behavior is a lounge on the 18th floor with panoramic views of New York City. It offers Tiki-inspired cocktails and craft beers.
Macy's is 600 metres from MADE Hotel, while Madison Square Garden is 550 metres from the property. LaGuardia Airport is 14.6 km away.
“Warm and inviting staff at chic boutique hotel in fun neighbourhood with great nightlife and restaurants just outside its door. An absolutely amazing experience!”
Featuring spectacular views of the skyscrapers and bridges of New York City, this hotel is located in the Lower East Side neighbourhood of Manhattan. WiFi access is provided in each guestroom free of charge.
Hardwood floors, handmade silk rugs and artisan-crafted Moroccan lamps are featured in every room at The Ludlow Hotel. A minibar featuring local products is also provided. The en suite bathroom, decked out in marble mosaics, includes a deep soaking bathtub and brass rain shower.
A 24-hour front desk welcomes guests to the Ludlow Hotel, which provides a trellis-covered garden for relaxation. Guests can also grab a drink in the lobby bar and lounge, or use the 24-hour fitness centre. Parking is available nearby.
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is 450 metres from the hotel, while the New Museum is 600 metres away. The 2nd Avenue Station is 161 metres from the property, offering easy access to all of Manhattan and Brooklyn.
“A grown-up designer version of a Pod hotel. I was spellbound by the attention to detail and architectural design. Also very trendy location close to loads of restaurants, bars and boutique shops.”
Set in New York and with Bloomingdales reachable within less than 1 km, Sister City New York offers express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar. The property is located 1.4 km from NYU - New York University, 2.9 km from Brooklyn Bridge and 3.2 km from National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, an ATM and luggage storage for guests.
All guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a kettle. At Sister City New York all rooms include a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.
Flatiron Building is 3.2 km from the accommodation, while One World Trade Center is 3.4 km from the property. The nearest airport is LaGuardia Airport, 16 km from Sister City New York.
“Cool hotel with modern and clean finishes in the heart of Manhattan. Amazing views, spectacular room, great service, and the rooftop bar was the cherry on top.”
Guests receive a complimentary glass of prosecco upon check-in.
The property boasts a fitness centre, a shared lounge and a bar. Moxy NYC Chelsea is located in New York and is 800 m from Madison Square Garden. Built in 2018, the property is within just less than 1 km of Flatiron Building and a 13-minute walk of Macy's. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.
All guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The private bathroom is fitted with a bath or shower, free toiletries and a hair dryer. The rooms at Moxy NYC Chelsea have air conditioning and a desk.
A continental breakfast is available daily at the accommodation.
Moxy NYC Chelsea offers a business centre for guest use.
Bryant Park is 1.1 km from the hotel. LaGuardia Airport is 15 km away.
“Charming boutique hotel. Fantastic location and very cool decor. Loved the old charm of the place and the courtyard.”
Located 1 minutes’ walk from the High Line Park, this historic hotel is located in the Chelsea neighbourhood in New York. The nearest underground station to hotel is 23 Street. WiFi access is available.
Each room at The High Line Hotel will provide you with a 46” flat-screen TV, a Jawbone MINIJAMBOX and a mini bar. En suite bathrooms feature a bath or shower and complimentary C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
At this hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a bar. The hotel offers Shinola bicycle rentals.
The High Line Hotel is 6 minutes’ walk from Chelsea Market, 10 minutes’ walk from shopping and dining in the Meatpacking District, and 28 km from Newark Liberty International Airport.
“Great vibe and atmosphere, well designed. Staff is nice and helpful. Pleasant place to hangout if weather doesn't allow you to go out. One of the best hotel experiences I've had.”
Located close to SoHo, Tribeca and West Village neighborhoods, guests at Arlo Soho will find many dining and shopping destinations within easy reach. One World Trade Centre is 1.6 km from Arlo Soho. The ferries for Liberty Island and Ellis Island leave from Battery Park which is 3.5 km away.
Each room at the Arlo Soho features a refrigerator, flat-screen cable TV, work desk and free WiFi. Select rooms come with a terrace that offers views of the city.
Guests at Arlo Soho can dine at Harold’s Meat + Three, enjoy drinks at the Arlo Liquor Bar and relax in The Courtyard. The rooftop bar, Good Story, offers panoramic views of the city. The 24-hour onsite market has a food selection that is curated by Mouth NYC and includes a gift emporium with souvenirs and more from Exit9.
Newark International Airport is 24 km from Arlo Soho. Arlo Soho’s proximity to Soho neighborhood, which is often hailed as one of the top shopping destinations in the city, will put guests close to stores like American Two Shot, Evolution, Opening Ceremony and Housing Works as well.
“Fabulous boutique hotel full of history and charm. The hotel itself is a piece of Art, if you are looking for something different from the usual ‘luxury’ hotel The Beekman is definitely for you.”
The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel is located 500 metres from the Brooklyn Bridge and the Westfield World Trade Centre.
The rooms and suites boast custom beds, leather headboards, oak floors, craft cocktail tables and marble bathrooms.
The Beekman is architecturally distinguished by its 9-story atrium that has a pyramidal glass ceiling at the top. The upper stories of the atrium are bordered by balconies. Artwork adorns the walls of the The Beekman.
Restaurateur and chef, Tom Colicchio, and restaurateur Keith McNally have restaurants at Beekman, offering guests distinguished culinary experiences.
Newark International Airport is 24 km away while JFK Airport is 31 km from the property. Wall Street is 805 metres from the property.
“Beautiful and cool overall vibe. The location was amazing. Theatre district and Times Square are only blocks away as was Rockefeller Plaza and Central Park.”
Offering a restaurant and a fitness centre, 1 Hotel Central Park is located in New York.
Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and a seating area. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also comes with a hairdryer, cotton slipper socks and bathrobes. Extras include a desk, a safety deposit box, a laptop safe, a yoga mat and a Nespresso® machine.
At 1 Hotel Central Park you will find a 24-hour front desk, a bar and a snack bar. Other facilities offered at the property include meeting facilities, luggage storage and dry cleaning.
The on-site restaurant, Jams, features an open kitchen, exposed brick and reclaimed oak. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.
The hotel is 300 metres from Carnegie Hall, 500 metres from Museum of Modern Art and 600 metres from Central Park. Newark Liberty International Airport is 19 km away.
“Wonderful trendy hotel right in Times Square. Rooms are ultra modern, clean and oddly quiet. Very friendly and helpful staff. We absolutely loved this place!”
Guests receive a complimentary glass of prosecco upon check-in.
MOXY NYC Times Square, offers pet-friendly accommodations, and features free WiFi and a fitness center Macy's is 200 m from the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and a rooftop bar.
All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Each room has a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries, a hairdryer, pen pegboard closet with foldaway hanging desk, luggage rack, bench and chair.
There is a 24-hour front desk and a shared lounge. Guests can enjoy an evening drink at the roof-deck bar on the 18th floor with views of the Empire State Building. A complimentary welcome drink is offered at check-in.
Madison Square Garden is 400 m from MOXY NYC Times Square, while Empire State Building is 601 m from the property. The nearest airport is LaGuardia Airport, 6.2 mi from the property.
“Great location, great design and nice communal space. Will for sure go back!”
Located close to Soho, Bowery, Chinatown and Little Italy neigbourhoods in Manhattan, 11 Howard offers free WiFi throughout the property. An on-site bar provides a place for guests to relax at the end of their day.
Guest rooms feature Scandinavian inspired furnishings and custom artwork. A 48-inch flat-screen TV is provided. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer.
The restaurant in 11 Howard is a French restaurant built and envisioned in association with famous restaurateur Stephan Starr. The property has a 24-hour front desk.
One World Trade Center is 1.3 km from 11 Howard, while National September 11 Memorial & Museum is 1.4 km away. La Guardia Airport is 12 km from the property.
“Modern and well appointed. Beautiful bathroom and serviceable kitchenette. Nice location in a vibrant and less touristic neighborhood.”
Set in New York City, 601 m from Little Italy, Sago Hotel features a terrace with views of the city. A complimentary wine and cheese reception is offered to all guests at the rooftop lounge in the evening.
A flat-screen cable TV is included in each guest room. For your comfort, the private bathrooms are equipped with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Select rooms have a balcony or a seating area.
Guests at Sago New York Hotel are greeted at the 24-hour front desk. The on-site restaurant, Noga, offers a brunch and dinner menu, along with a full bar.
Brooklyn Bridge is 1.1 mi from Sago Hotel, while Ground Zero is 1.3 mi away. LaGuardia Airport is 7.5 mi from the property.
“A Paris-inspired, writerly, boutique hotel in Manhattan. I loved the European character and overall decor of the hotel. The size of our room was generous for a Manhattan hotel. I loved the vibe and the buzz in the restaurant and bar.”
Featuring a French decor and complimentary WiFi, The NoMad Hotel is located 644 metres from the Empire State Building and Herald Square. Madison Square Park is 161 metres from the property.
Every room offers a view of the atrium or New York City. Mahogany work desk, iHome docking station and an in-room safe are included in every room at The NoMad Hotel. Nightly turn down service is provided.
Enjoy a workout in the fitness centre or read the daily newspaper. Laptops and iPads are also available upon request.
The subway station is 50 metres from the property while The Museum at FIT is 483 metres away. Times Square is 1.2 km away.
“Clean, spacious, quiet, and all the amenities in the room. The staff also so friendly and warm. A sanctuary in the bustling city!”
The Assemblage John Street is located 1.5 km from The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and One World Trade Center. Free WiFi is offered.
The air conditioned units at the hotel feature city views and have a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen, a dining area and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Select rooms offer a balcony.
Guests at The Assemblage John Street can enjoy a buffet or a vegetarian breakfast. The on-site restaurant serves local cuisine and offers vegan options upon request.
Guests can enjoy the on-site business centre and sun terrace at The Assemblage John Street.
NYU - New York University is 2.4 km away while Brooklyn Bridge is 1.2 km from the property. The nearest airport is LaGuardia Airport, 23.4 km from The Assemblage John Street.
“The staff was phenomenal, and the room was beautiful. If I could afford to live here for the rest of my life, I would.”
This hotel is located in Manhattan next to the Wall Street Financial District and is a 13-minute walk to Ground Zero. The hotel features on-site parking and a 24-hour fitness centre.
Mr. C Seaport offers a 24-hour front desk and in-room dining. A complimentary housecar is offered within 3.2 km of the property.
Each guest room at Mr. C Seaport features cable TV with HBO and in-room movies. Also included are a large work desk and refrigerator.
The Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall Subway Station is a 10-minute walk from Mr. C Seaport. Guests can catch the Statue of Liberty Ferry at Battery Park or go shopping in SoHo which are both a 15-minute subway ride away.
“Brand new boutique hotel with spectacular view. Staff service was superb; all willing to assist with every issue.”
This 10-story, waterfront hotel, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is located 644 metres from the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade and is 322 metres from the East River.
Every room has a coffee machine with recyclable pods, mattresses with a hemp blend filling and organic cotton sheets. Digital newspaper is available via the Press Reader which is available on the in-room device and can be downloaded on personal devices as well.
Guests will have access to a Tesla vehicle for complimentary rides with a 3-mile radius, subject to availability, from 7:00 to 21:00 hours every day.
The property has communal spaces for working or relaxing, 24-hour Fieldhouse fitness centre, a 50-person screening room and a grab-and-go café with a menu comprising locally sourced fare.
The nearest airport is LaGuardia Airport, 13 km from 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.
“Perfectly located in the center of Manhattan. Great design and super cool atmosphere. Loved it!”
This boutique hotel is located in the center of Manhattan, only a 10-minute walk to Madison Square Garden. The hotel features two on-site restaurants, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk.
Each unique guest room at the Hotel Ace is individually designed and features modern amenities including flat-screen TVs and an iPod dock. A fully stocked minibar and a refrigerator are also offered.
Situated inside a historic building, the Ace Hotel offers a unique style developed by local artists and designers. Guests at the hotel can eat at the Breslin Restaurant or The John Dory Oyster Bar. Enjoy gourmet coffee from Stumptown Coffee Roasters Cafe and live music in the hotel lobby.
Herald Square Subway Station is a 3-minute walk from the New York Ace Hotel. Times Square is a 5-minute subway ride from the hotel and the Empire State Building is also close by. A variety of stores and restaurants surround the hotel.
“The hotel was and the staff were amazing. Rooms were very clean and nice. The bed was more comfortable than my own!”
The James New York – NoMad greets you with a complimentary wine hour every evening. This property is 161 metres from Madison Square Park.
All rooms include hairdryer, iron with ironing board, in-room safe and complimentary filtered water upon request. USB ports and outlets next to the bed are provided for enhanced convenience.
Complimentary WiFi, valet parking, a 24-hour business lounge and same-day dry cleaning and laundry services are offered to ensure a comfortable stay.
The Empire State Building and the Flatiron Building are 483 metres from The James New York - NoMad. Two subway stations can be found within 322 metres of the property. Times Square is 1.6 km from the property.
“Fantastic boutique hotel in the heart of all things NYC. Located in midtown you are never more than 10 mins stroll to a major landmark in any direction. Lovely large room and great staff.”
This New York City hotel is located in Manhattan and is 10 minutes’ walk to Times Square. The Refinery Hotel has free Wi-Fi available in public areas and newspapers are delivered daily.
The Refinery Hotel has a rooftop lounge with views of the Empire State Building. The fitness centre is open 24 hours and there is also an on-site restaurant.
Rooms feature a flat-screen TV and mini bar. Room service is also available.
The hotel is 5 minutes’ walk to Bryant Park and the 42 Street underground rail station. Herald Square and Macy’s are less than 1 mile south of the hotel.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Jul 29, 2019