The Coolest Boutique Hotels in NYC For Every Price Point
Whether you’re visiting NYC for the first time and want to stay somewhere quirky, or you’re a local looking for a little staycation, here are the coolest places to stay in NYC.
The Wythe Hotel
The trendiest hotel of the moment isn’t even in Manhattan! Williamsburg’s The Wythe Hotel is known not only for its industrial-chic rooms with killer views of the Manhattan skyline, but also its famed rooftop bar The Ides, as well as its stellar restaurants, Reynard. The hotel is mere blocks away from the best of the borough – the Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg, Brooklyn Bowl, and the boutiques of Bedford Avenue.
80 WYTHE AVE, WILLIAMSBURG // ROOMS FROM $285
One of NYC’s newest boutique hotels, the Marlton is oozing with European charm. Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, steps from the brownstone lined streets of the West Village and steps from NYU and shopping mecca Soho, the location can’t be beat.
5 WEST 8TH STREET, GREENWICH VILLAGE // ROOMS START AT $235
Crosby Street Hotel
This boutique hotel sits on a quiet cobblestone street in Soho. Each quirky room is different from the next, and all are spacious – a godsend in NYC! The hotel hosts a daily afternoon tea as well as a film club in its in house cinema.
79 CROSBY STREET // ROOMS START AT $525
The Bowery Hotel
One of New York’s most hippest addresses, the dimly lit Bowery Hotel is known for hopping ground floor bar and old world meets new world charm. The hotel also offers a complimentary film library for cozy nights in, and a stable of bikes for guests to pedal around the trendy neighborhood. Keep your eyes open to see who’s lounging at the bar – Rihanna is known to frequent the joint.
355 BOWERY, LES // ROOMS START AT $325
A favorite among the creatives of NYC, the Ace Hotel hosts a variety of up-and-coming music acts in its gorgeous lobby lounge, always full of students and artists fueled by the adjoining Stumptown Coffee, hoping to move and shake the city. There’s also an Opening Ceremony on site, as well as two top notch restaurants with menus by April Bloomfield. Rooms range from tiny bunkbeds for young travelers to expansive lofts for start up mavens.
20 WEST 29TH STREET // ROOMS START AT $179
The Paper Factory Hotel
A new hotel in the up and coming city of Long Island, Queens, the Paper Factory is housed in just that, a former Paper Factory. This unique setting gives the hotel a rustic aesthetic not unlike that of the popular Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg.
37-06 36TH STREET, LONG ISLAND CITY // ROOMS START AT $145
The NoMad Hotel
Centrally located in New York’s most expensive neighborhood, the beautiful NoMad Hotel is housed in a historic beaux arts building. The hotel offers a lot of luxury for a fraction of the price of many big name Midtown five star hotels, with rooms designed by Jacques Garcia and an excellent restaurant by Daniel Humm. Don’t miss the adjoining Parisian boutique Maison Kitsune for a one of a kind souvenir.
1170 BROADWAY, NOMAD // ROOMS START AT $295
Situated in hip Nolita, the location of this trendy hotel is as good as it gets – sandwiched between the bustling shopping streets of Soho and the restaurants and nightlife of the Lower East Side. Rooms are light-filled thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and clean lines, and overlook the boutique lined streets of Nolita.
30 KENMARE STREET, NOLITA // ROOMS START AT $220
Just south of bumpin’ Meatpacking on the of brownstone-lined Jane Street sits the Jane Hotel, a historic spot that used to house sailors. An excellent spot for those on a budget, the Jane offers bunk rooms as well as private rooms. The decor will remind you of the Grand Budapest Hotel. Don’t miss a night jiving at the ever popular Jane Ballroom, and catch the sunset at aptly named Sunsets, a rooftop lounge overlooking the Hudson, open all summer long.
113 JANE STREET, WEST VILLAGE // ROOMS START AT $100
Located in the increasingly popular FiDi, trendy Gild Hall feels like a rustic-chic Aspen lodge. The perfect place for a cozy winter stay, rooms are equipped with warm tartan throws and boast views of the Freedom Tower, up close and personal.
15 GOLD STREET, FIDI // ROOMS START AT $215
Set in a landmark Romanesque revival building in the heart of bustling Soho, the Mercer is the sister hotel to famed Hollywood hotspot Chateau Marmont. The hotel also boasts neighborhood favorite Mercer Kitchen, headed by Jean Georges.
147 MERCER STREET, SOHO // ROOMS START AT $375
Hotel on Rivington
This sleek LES hotel with an all-glass all-class facade is as cool on the inside as it is on the outside. Because it’s what’s on the inside that matters, right? Rooms boast floor to ceiling windows with stellar views of the city.
107 RIVINGTON STREET, LES // ROOMS START AT $225
The Standard, High Line
See and be seen at one of NYC’s hottest spots. Truly – the bathrooms are 100% glass, so you better know your travel companions well… or you’ll get to know them well. The outdoor garden is one of the best spots in the neighborhood for a peaceful outdoor lunch, and the rooftop Le Bain boasts one of the best views in the city. Did I mention it has a creperie?
848 WASHINGTON STREET // ROOMS START AT $215
The Greenwich Hotel
Known for being owned by Robert De Niro, Tribeca’s The Greenwich Hotel is equal parts charm and sophistication. It’s unlike other cookie cutter luxe hotels – every one of the 88 rooms and suites on property is different from the next. Many of the rooms have balconies overlooking a beautiful courtyard, which is the perfect place to enjoy a drink and unwind after a day of sightseeing. Another spot to relax is the Shibui spa, which draws in a high profile clientele. But the best bit has to be the hotel restaurant, Locanda Verde, serving the best seasonal Italian in the city.
377 GREENWICH STREET, TRIBECA // ROOMS START AT $575
High Line Hotel
The High Line is one of NYC’s most popular spots for tourists and locals alike, and especially comes to life in the summer. The charming hotel, nestled right next to the High Line on 10th and 21st, also features an outdoor courtyard, one of the neighborhood’s best kept secrets. Guests can also take advantage of the Shinola bike stable and pedal along the nearby West Side Highway for a great view of the city.
180 10TH AVE, CHELSEA // ROOMS START AT $500