The 20 Coolest Hotels in New York
We’ve spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of the coolest hotels in New York. Bon voyage!Hannah, Travel Blogger
The High Line Hotel
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.
MOXY NYC Times Square
MOXY NYC Times Square, offers pet-friendly accommodation, and features free WiFi and a fitness centre. Macy's is 200 metres from the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and a rooftop bar.
All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and air purification systems. 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 - reservations required.
Madison Square Garden is 400 metres from MOXY NYC Times Square, while Empire State Building is 600 metres from the property. The nearest airport is LaGuardia Airport, 10 km from the property.
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, enjoy drinks at the Arlo Lobby Bar and relax in The Courtyard. The rooftop bar, A.R.T (Arlo Rooftop Bar), 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.
Situated in the Midtown New York City Hotel Hendricks offers rooms with free high speed WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. The hotel features a full service restaurant which serves Latin inspired cuisine.
All rooms in the hotel are fitted with a Keurig coffee machine, private bathroom with a shower and free luxury Argan toiletries, some rooms at Hotel Hendricks also boast a city view. All units at the accommodation come with a 40 inch smart TV with cable channels.
A continental breakfast is available every morning and serves a la carte.
The Empire State Building is 600 metres from the accommodation. The nearest airport is LaGuardia Airport, 14 km from Hotel Hendricks.
Moxy NYC Chelsea
Voted one of Travel Weekly's best midscale hotels.
The property boasts a fitness centre, a shared lounge and a bar. Moxy NYC Chelsea is located in New York and is 800 metres 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 an air purifier and 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.
Arlo Midtown has free bikes, fitness centre, a shared lounge and terrace in New York. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, a business centre and free WiFi. The property is less than 1 km from Macy's, and within 900 metres of the city centre.
Rooms are equipped with a safety deposit box, while some rooms have a balcony.
The hotel offers an à la carte or American breakfast. At Arlo Midtown you will find a restaurant serving American and Mediterranean cuisine. Vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options can also be requested.
Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Times Square, Bryant Park and Madison Square Garden. The nearest airport is LaGuardia Airport, 13 km from Arlo Midtown.
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. Debajo, the restaurant, a neighborhood tapas bar is open for lunch and dinner. Paper, the coffee shop, serves coffee, tea and baked goods during the day, and the Lobby Baroffers 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.
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 Koloman Restaurant. 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.
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.
The Standard, High Line
Featuring a roof terrace with a hot tub, The Standard, High Line New York is located in the Meatpacking District, 29 metres from the High Line. Free WiFi access is offered.
Every room at the hotel features floor-to-ceiling windows and a city or river view. Each room also comes with a flat-screen TV, an overstocked minibar and a private bathroom with bathrobes, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
There is a 24-hour front desk at The Standard, High Line New York. The hotel offers several on-site bars and restaurants. There is also 24-hour room service and complimentary bike hire as this pet-friendly hotel.
The Standard Grill is the on-site steakhouse with new American cuisine. The rooftop bar and nightclub Le Bain offers music and city views, while The Standard Biergarten offers sausages, pretzels, beer and table tennis under the High Line.
Whitney Museum of American Art is 300 metres away from The Standard, High Line New York, while Chelsea Market is 400 metres away.. The nearest airport is La Guardia Airport, 12 km away.
The Roxy Hotel
This Tribeca hotel welcomes you with a complimentary glass of champagne on the weekends and offers free WiFi. Canal Street underground station is 484 metres away.
All rooms at The Roxy Hotel Tribeca have a work desk and a seating area. Bathrobes and complimentary toiletries are provided. The rooms also come with a flat-screen cable TV.
The Roxy Bar & Lounge boasts an 8-story atrium and serves modern American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Bar & Lounge offers up DJs and live entertainment.
Guests can borrow iPads and iPods free upon request or enjoy films in the 118-seat private screening room. A 24-hour fitness room and concierge are on site. Free-use bicycles during the warmer months allow guests to explore the surrounding area.
Washington Square Park is 2 km away and Times Square is 5 km away. The 9/11 Memorial is 1.1 km from The Roxy Hotel Tribeca.
The Ludlow Hotel
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.
33 Seaport Hotel New York
This hotel is located in Manhattan next to the Wall Street Financial District and is a 13-minute walk to Ground Zero.
Each guest room at 33 Seaport Hotel New York features cable TV with HBO and in-room movies. Also included are a large work desk.
The Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall Subway Station is a 10-minute walk from 33 Seaport Hotel New York. 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.
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.
The Beekman offers guests distinguished culinary experiences across three restaurants, Temple Court and The Bar Room by Chef Tom Colicchio, as well as Le Gratin by Chef Daniel Boulud.
Newark International Airport is 24 km away while JFK Airport is 31 km from the property. Wall Street is 805 metres from the property.
Located in SoHo, an area known for fashion, art and shops, this hotel offers two bars and a restaurant on-site. Guests can enjoy views of the city from the rooftop.
Rooms at ModernHaus SoHo boast a floor-to-ceiling glass wall separating the bathroom from the living quarters. Each room includes wood floors, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, Nespresso coffee, and Le Labo bath amenities. Wifi is included.
Jumpin Jacks, reached by a glass elevator, offers craft coffee by day and signature cocktails in the evening. A two-story glass wall overlooks the outdoor Urban Garden and the Avenue of the Americas.
The rooftop lounge, Jimmy, offers views of the Hudson River and features a seasonal outdoor pool.
The James Club offers snacks from Balthazar bakery and La Colombe coffee, as well as complimentary wine served nightly.
Veranda is perched above the bustling streets of SoHo, enclosed by a retractable glass roof for al fresco dining in the warmer months. Seasonal, American cuisine is crafted by Michelin-starred chef George Mendes.
ModernHaus SoHo is 161 metres from the Canal Street subway station. The City Hall is 1.4 km from the property.
Featuring a rooftop space with a heated year-round pool, bar and lounge, Gansevoort Meatpacking is located in New York, 350 metres from the Whitney Museum of American Art. Guests can enjoy free WiFi access.
Every room includes a flat-screen TV, fully-stocked minibar and Curious Provisions speakers. Private bathrooms come with bathrobes and L’occitane en provence bath amenities.
The on-site restaurant The Chester serves all meals, while cocktails and entertainment are available at Gansevoort Rooftop.
The hotel is 230 metres from High Line Park, while Chelsea Market is 450 metres away. The nearest underground station is 14 St-8 Av, 400 metres from Gansevoort Meatpacking.
The Bowery Hotel
Featuring a lobby bar, The Bowery Hotel is located at the intersection of the Lower East Side and East Village, 450 metres from the New Museum. Free WiFi access is available.
Each room at this boutique hotel features floor-to-ceiling windows and city views. Guests can request for a crib in the room. The industrial design is paired with residential loft-style amenities like hardwood floors, Oushak rugs and 400 thread count bedding. Every room also has a marble bathroom with rain showers, plush towels and luxury C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
There is 24-hour concierge service at The Bowery Hotel. Bicycle rentals are complimentary, as are newspapers, laptops and iPads upon request.
Gemma, the on-site Italian restaurant, offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. Brunch is offered on Saturday and Sunday, and 24-hour room service is also available.
The Bowery Hotel is within walking distance of several music venues. Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge are 800 metres away. The nearest metro station is Bleecker Street, 290 metres away.
1 Hotel 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.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
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 Audi E-Tron 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.
The Whitby Hotel
Situated in upper midtown Manhattan, 483 metres from the Central Park, the Whitby Hotel is a short distance away from stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman. The Whitby Hotel offers complimentary WiFi to all guests.
Each room at The Whitby Hotel is individually designed with floor to ceiling windows. Some rooms have a private terrace and offer views of the Manhattan skyline. Interiors have been designed by Kit Kemp.
Guests will also have access to The Whitby Bar and Restaurant, an Orangery, a book-lined drawing room as well as a fully equipped gym.
The Museum of Modern Art is 483 metres from the property, while Rockefeller Centre and St. Patrick’s Cathedral are 805 metres from the property. Guests will find many restaurants in the vicinity as well.