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These are the 55 Very Best Hotels in New York
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Our Favorite Hotels in New York
1 Hotel Brooklyn BridgeHotels & Accommodations in DumboOur Highlight
5 stars | Right on the border of the two trendy neighborhoods of Dumbo and Brooklyn Heights, you’ll find 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. The building gives you the impression that it’s paying homage to the area’s past and history. Celebrities and artists in particular love the environmentally conscious hotel and its unique and stellar location.
Andaz Wall Street HotelHotels & Accommodations in Financial DistrictOur Highlight
4 Stars | The Andaz Wall Street belongs to the Hyatt Group and was completely renovated in 2012. The rooms are very clean, modernly furnished, have a rain shower and a very comfortable bed. It’s just a few minutes’ walk to the South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge.
citizenM New York BoweryHotels & Accommodations in Lower East SideOur Highlight
4 Stars | The citizenM New York Bowery is my favorite hotel in this area, because it combines a lot of things I like: stylish, bright rooms, a sensational bar and even a rooftop bar with a fantastic view.
Courtyard by Marriott New York Downtown ManhattanHotels & Accommodations in Financial DistrictOur Highlight
3 Sterne | Eine weitere Empfehlung der besten Hotels am One World Observatory ist das Courtyard by Marriott Hotel. Das sehr chice Courtyard by Marriott New York hat ein Restaurant, eine Bar und auch kostenfreies WLAN in allen Bereichen. Nur genau 322 m vom World Trade Center entfernt, könnte man kaum näher am höchsten Gebäude der Stadt übernachten, oder? Jedes Zimmer in diesem Hotel ist klimatisiert und mit einem Flachbild-Kabel-TV ausgestattet.
Das Frühstück könnt ihr sogar mit Aussicht auf das One World Trade Center genießen. Ebenfalls hat dieses Hotel am One World Trade Center ein Fitnessstudio, welches ihr auf eurer Reise nutzen könnt.
Equinox HotelHotels & Accommodations in Hudson YardsOur Highlight
Graduate Roosevelt IslandHotels & Accommodations in Roosevelt IslandOur Highlight
4 stars | Located directly on Roosevelt Island is one of New York’s newest and most stylish hotels. The Graduate Roosevelt Island offers a view of the Manhattan skyline. The hotel has a really good hotel bar and rooftop bar, so you can enjoy the view while sipping on a cocktail.
Each room has floor to ceiling windows and a number of amenities to offer. It’s really nicely furnished and connected to Queens and Manhattan by the Roosevelt Island Tramway and Subway.
Home2 Suites Long Island City/Manhattan ViewHotels & Accommodations in Long Island CityOur Highlight
3 stars | A very popular hotel in Long Island City is the Home2 Suites, which is perfectly connected by the nearby subway station. So you are in Manhattan in just 15 minutes and so very close to the sights of the city. One advantage of the 3-star Home2 Suites hotel is the fully equipped kitchen, which is great for families.
The rooms are large by New York standards and you can relax on the roof terrace at the end of the day. Last but not least: the prices are great!
Hotel Indigo Williamsburg BrooklynHotels & Accommodations in WilliamsburgOur Highlight
4 Stars |Just around the corner of the Hotel Indigo on Manhattan‘s Lower East Side, there’s also one in Williamsburg (Brooklyn) – and it’s just as stylish, clean, and modern. The highlights are an outdoor pool on the roof and a sun terrace.
AC Hotel by Marriott New York DowntownHotels & Accommodations in Lower Manhattan
4 Stars | The AC Hotel by Marriott New York Downtown is a hotel overlooking the stunning and iconic Brooklyn Bridge – from the Manhattan side. The location of the hotel is hard to beat, as it is also within easy reach of the 9/11 Memorial and One World Trade Center.
Ace Hotel New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | This charming boutique hotel has two stylish restaurants and a bar. The Herald Square underground station is in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. Each of the spacious rooms is individually designed.
Aloft BrooklynHotels & Accommodations in Dumbo
Aloft HarlemHotels & Accommodations in Harlem & Washington Heights
4 Stars | The Aloft Harlem is a beautifully designed hotel with a modern atmosphere. It is located only a three-minute walk from the Apollo Theater and is the perfect choice, if you travel on a budget!
Aloft Long Island City-Manhattan ViewHotels & Accommodations in Long Island City
3 Stars | This Aloft hotel is right next to the Hyatt Place Long Island City. The name doesn’t lie: From here, you’ll have a wonderful and stunning panorama of all of Manhattan. For that, you either need to pick one of the rooms up on the higher floors, or you just enjoy the view from the hotel’s own rooftop bar. The Aloft is well-connected by the Subway and very affordable.
Andaz 5th AvenueHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | The hotels with the name Andaz stand for the very highest standards and quality. This is demonstrated by the Andaz Wall Street Hotel and this one: the Andaz 5th Avenue Hotel.
As the name suggests, it is located on the famous 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. This means that many sights such as Central Park, Times Square, Bryant Park, Summit One Vanderbilt and the Empire State Building are within easy walking distance.
The boutique hotel itself has everything that a 5-star hotel in New York has to offer: large rooms, luxurious furnishings, friendly and competent staff, and a stylish bar.
Archer HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 Stars | The Archer Hotel is a boutique hotel right on Bryant Park – the perfect location! The rooms are truly stylish and from some of them you can even see the Empire State Building. What we also liked: the small bar on the roof of the hotel!
Arlo NoMadHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 Stars | This beautiful hotel is pretty much right where you want to be during your (first) visit to New York: just around the corner from the Empire State Building! This place isn’t only exceptionally stylish, it also has a rooftop bar and terrace from where you have a sensational view of New York – and the Empire State Building from up close, of course. Hard to beat.
Arlo SohoHotels & Accommodations in Hudson Square
4 Stars | The Arlo is a really cool hotel in right on the border of Soho, Hudson Square and Tribeca: it’s in a great area, the interior is stylish and the bar is amazing. What’s not to like?
Baccarat Hotel and Residences New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | There are 5 star hotels and there is the Baccarat Hotel and Residences New York – I can sum it up as simply as that.The Baccarat Hotel is an absolute luxury hotel and is one of the best hotels in all of New York City. It was even voted among the 30 best hotels in the world by Condé Nast.
Even the lobby is stunning, and the rooms and suites are equally opulent and classically decorated.In addition, there is a first-class spa with wellness area and bar, an excellent restaurant and bar.
Best Western Plus Plaza HotelHotels & Accommodations in Long Island City
3 stars | A budget tip for Queens is the Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel in Long Island City. Like the other hotels in this area of New York, you can reach Manhattan in just 15 minutes by subway and all the major attractions are within walking distance. And since it’s not in Manhattan, it’s comparatively inexpensive!
The Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel is worth for a hotel of this category in my opinion even more 3.5 stars, because the rooms are nicely decorated, the staff is super helpful and everything is clean! So if you are looking for a good and cheap accommodation for your next New York trip, you should check out this hotel in Queens!
Boro HotelHotels & Accommodations in Astoria
4 Stars | This modern hotel has spacious rooms with large windows, wooden floors and chic bathrooms. From some rooms you can enjoy a spectacular view over Long Island City or the Manhattan skyline. The 39 Avenue underground station is close by. Manhattan is roughly 7 kilometers away.
Broadway Plaza HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
3 Stars | The Broadway Plaza Hotel is located just two blocks from the Flatiron Building and Madison Square Park and is one of the most popular hotels in the area. It’s a really nice boutique hotel in the heart of the city – definitely a recommendation for me!
Broken ShakerHotels & Accommodations in Kips Bay
If you’ve had the pleasure of traveling around the U.S., you may already be familiar with Broken Shaker from their locations in Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago. Well, their New York bar more than holds its own with some of the city’s best views!
Chelsea Pines InnHotels & Accommodations in Chelsea
4 Stars | This stylish bed & breakfast is located directly in Chelsea. The interior of the hotel is a real eye-catcher: the walls are decorated with original Hollywood movie posters, among other things.
citizenM New York Times SquareHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 Stars | The citizenM New York in Times Square is a stylish hotel with a lounge, bar and rooftop bar. It is one of the most popular hotels in the area – and thanks to its location, you can reach all the important sights on foot in no time.
Club Quarters HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | The Club Quarters Hotel has, in addition to really stylish rooms, something that only a few hotels in New York have to offer: the lounge “Skybar”, which you can visit as guests and enjoy a great view of the city from here (there is also free coffee and soft drinks). In addition, the rooms are quite large, so that you can also stay well as a family!
Condor Hotel BrooklynHotels & Accommodations in Williamsburg
4 Stars | The boutique hotel Condor Brooklyn is located in the southern tip of the popular and amazing New York district Williamsburg. Which is also one of the safest neighborhoods in all of New York. The hotel is lovingly decorated and is perfectly connected to Manhattan by subway. If you’re looking for a quiet hotel after a busy sightseeing tour, check out this boutique hotel in Brooklyn!
My tip: take the East River Ferry to get to Manhattan and back!
Conrad New York DowntownHotels & Accommodations in Battery Park City
5 stars | This ultra luxurious all-suite hotel is one of the best hotels in the city center. Conrad stands for luxury, comfort and feel-good factor. The hotel has over 2,000 works of art on display and the spectacular lobby alone is worth a visit.
Courtyard New York ManhattanHotels & Accommodations in Hudson Yards
3 Stars | The Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown West in New York is located at the Hudson Yards and offers cool design, its own restaurant and bar. The view from the rooms on the higher floors is great – depending on where you stay, you can overlook either the Hudson River or see the Empire State Building.
Crosby Street HotelHotels & Accommodations in SoHo
5 stars | In my opinion, the design hotel “Crosby Street Hotel” is one of the most beautiful hotels in all of New York. Like “The Mercer”, it is located in trendy and exclusive SoHo in the direct vicinity of the Museum of Modern Art Design (MOMA). The area is perfect for going out, shopping and eating!
The 86 rooms and suites are super-stylish. The rooms are large, high, open and bright. The interior – for which Kit Kemp is responsible – offers a wonderful contrast to the loft-like windows, which are huge and reach down to the floor. Everything looks modern, but not without warmth. An absolute design highlight! The Crosby Bar & Terrace offers high standard food at any time of day – the cocktails in particular have a very good reputation.
Doubletree By Hilton New York Times Square WestHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | There are not one but several hotels within a few blocks of the Doubletree By Hilton New York Times Square. In my opinion, the “Times Square West” is the best of the bunch. From the upper rooms you have a great view of the city and there is even a roof terrace.
Dream DowntownHotels & Accommodations in Chelsea
4 Stars | a stunning feel-good designer hotel that scores with its own roof terrace and club lounge as well as a breathtaking view of the New York skyline. The rooms are furnished with designer furniture, and you can enjoy the vista from your room through porthole windows. Such a cool touch. All in all a wonderful choice!
East Village HotelHotels & Accommodations in East Village
3 Stars | The spacious studios at the East Village Hotel are equipped with a kitchenette, dishwasher and cooker. So it’s great if you are on a budget and don’t want to constantly eat out. Astor Place underground station is a ten-minute walk from the hotel.
Element Times Square WestHotels & Accommodations in Hell's Kitchen
4 Stars | This chic hotel is located just three blocks from Times Square. If you wish, you can rent bicycles at the hotel and explore the city. The price includes a delicious breakfast buffet and use of the gym.
Eurostar Wall StreetHotels & Accommodations in Financial District
4 stars | This boutique hotel is located in New York’s financial district, in the heart of Wall Street, just a few meters from One World Observatory, the 9/11 Memorial and the Brooklyn Bridge.
The Eurostars Wall Street offers spacious rooms equipped with every comfort, including cable TV, microwave and refrigerator. In our opinion this hotel is, thanks to all these services and its rooms of different sizes and capacities, an ideal hotel for families.
EVEN Hotel BrooklynHotels & Accommodations in Downtown Brooklyn
4 Stars | A bit of an insider tip for families is the EVEN Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn. The rooms are large and nicely designed, there are many small cafés and shops nearby – and Manhattan can be reached quickly by subway. It’s a really great hotel near the Brooklyn Bridge and I highly recommend it!
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York Downtown ManhattanHotels & Accommodations in Financial District
3 Stars | Fab location: Just two blocks from One World Trade Center you’ll find this popular 3-star hotel. The rooms are relatively large by New York standards and the value for money is pretty excellent.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York MidtownHotels & Accommodations in Hell's Kitchen
3 Stars | The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York Midtown hotel is located very close to the Hudson Yards. Which means The Edge observation deck and Madison Square Garden are right around the corner. It is fairly new hotel, the rooms are very bright and stylish. The Fairfield Inn even has its own rooftop terrace and bar – pretty amazing for a 3-star-hotel!
Four Seasons Hotel New York DowntownHotels & Accommodations in Financial District
5 Stars | Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is one of the 5-star hotels in this area, offering luxury on all levels: a great bar, swimming pool, spa and a restaurant by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. So if you are looking for a very special hotel, you should check this one out.
Gansevoort Hotel Meatpacking DistrictHotels & Accommodations in Meatpacking District
5 Stars | The owners of the Gansevoort hotels place great emphasis on design, which you will immediately notice. Its location in the Meatpacking District puts you right in the middle of everything: the High Line, great restaurants and bars are in the immediate vicinity (the Meatpacking District is one of my favorite parts of the city). It also has a large pool from where you can look out over the rooftops of the city. It feels so luxurious!
Hampton Inn Brooklyn DowntownHotels & Accommodations in Dumbo
3 Stars | This beautiful hotel is located just a few kilometers from the Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Bridge. The rooms are comfortably furnished and each room has a TV. A delicious breakfast and Wi-Fi is included in the price.
Henry Norman HotelHotels & Accommodations in Greenpoint
3 Stars | The Henry Norman Hotel is located in the heart of Greenpoint – which is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Many of the hotel rooms feel like apartments because they also offered a small mini-kitchen and a lot of space. The Loft Suites are exceptional – and you can even take a free shuttle to the nearest Subway station!
Heritage Hotel New York CityHotels & Accommodations in Flatiron District
3 Stars | The Heritage Hotel New York City is a budget insider tip in the Flatiron District. The rooms are clean (though small) – but you’re right in the middle of the action. It’s perfect for anyone looking for an affordable hotel in a good location. If you are just looking for a room to sleep, so to speak, this is the one for you.
Hilton Brooklyn New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Dumbo
4 stars | A very popular hotel near Brooklyn Bridge is the Hilton Brooklyn New York. Even though it’s right in the busy areas of Brooklyn several subway stations nearby, it’s nonetheless quiet and relaxing inside the hotel. In a few minutes you can reach the Brooklyn Bridge and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade – from there you have one of the best views of the Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Manhattan skyline possible.
Hilton Garden Inn Times Square CentralHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
3 Stars | The Hilton Garden Inn West 35th Street made it onto my list of the best hotels in New York, not only because it’s sensationally located – many of the most famous sights like the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, Bryant Park and Times Square are all within easy walking distance. But also because its price-performance-ratio is outstanding!
Hilton Garden Inn West 35th StreetHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
3 Stars | The Hilton Garden Inn West 35th Street made it onto my list of the best hotels in New York, not only because it’s sensationally located – many of the most famous sights like the Empire State Building, Bryant Park and Times Square are all within easy walking distance. But also because its price-performance-ratio is outstanding!
Holiday Inn Express Wall StreetHotels & Accommodations in Financial District
3 Stars | The Holiday Inn Wall Street is located directly at the One World Observatory and is a really great budget hotel. Holiday Inn’s in New York are always rather bare, but in no way bad. The Holiday Inn Wall Street has relatively small rooms, but they are definitely clean. The Holiday Inn Express is less than 800 meters from the New York Stock Exchange, the New York City Police Museum and the South Street Seaport. Even a small gym is available.
Holiday Inn Long Island City - Manhattan ViewHotels & Accommodations in Long Island City
3 Stars | The accommodation impresses with the very good price-performance ratio and relatively large and very clean rooms. There are many shopping opportunities and restaurants in the immediate vicinity and Manhattan is easy to reach by subway.
Hotel 31Hotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
2 Stars | Hotel 31 is located between Park and Lexington Heights on 31st Street, hence the name. Around the hotel there are various cafés, restaurants & bars – we were really satisfied! The Empire State Building, Times Square, Herald Square and Madison Square Park are within easy walking distance. The hotel is almost a bargain by New York standards: prices for double rooms start at 120 EUR (excluding breakfast). The rooms are deliberately kept simple, but this is absolutely fine for a couple of nights. And you will likely use your hotel room mostly for sleeping anyway. Some rooms have their own bathroom – others have a shared bathroom on the same floor and an extra bathroom with toilet. These are cleaned several times a day and are therefore pretty much spotless. The hotel won’t win any design awards in the near future, but the location, the price and the cleanliness make Hotel 31 a recommendation!
Hotel 50 BoweryHotels & Accommodations in Chinatown
4 Stars | Hotel 50 in Chinatown New York is a stylish boutique hotel with a cool roof terrace and very stylish rooms. You’ll be right in the middle of the action and within easy walking distance of great spots like the Lower East Side, East Village and Soho.
Hotel BeaconHotels & Accommodations in Upper West Side
4 Stars | The Hotel Beacon is my insider tip for the Upper West Side: The hotel is legendary in the area. Each room even has a small kitchenette. Can’t recommend enough!
Hotel HugoHotels & Accommodations in Hudson Square
4 Stars | The Hotel Hugo in SoHo was designed by architect Marcello Pozzi and is a successful blend of industrial design and art. The perfect location in the trendy SoHo district is just as brilliant as the excellent service and the wonderful rooms.
The rooftop lounge on the top floor is a real highlight! The rooms are loft-style and if you’re hungry, the Italian restaurant at Hotel Hugo should be your first choice!
Hotel Indigo Lower East Side New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Lower East Side
4 Stars | The rooms of the Indigo Hotel are stylishly furnished and each bathroom has a bathtub. And notable for anyone that isn’t the greatest fan of air-cons: The windows in the rooms can be tilted. Where else do you find that in a Manhattan hotel?
Hotel Le BleuHotels & Accommodations in Park Slope
Hotel Le JolieHotels & Accommodations in Williamsburg
3 Stars | You get great bang for your buck at this small boutique hotel. It is located on lively Meeker Avenue and is known for its cozy and comfortable rooms. You can be in Manhattan in eleven minutes by train.
Hotel Millennium BroadwayHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 Stars | The Millennium Broadway Hotel was called Millennium Times Square until recently and is located – as the name suggests – right in the pulsating heart of Manhattan. Although it is no longer the most modern hotel, it scores points for its location.
5-Star Hotels in New York
Is it a luxurious hotel in New York you’re after, we’ve got you covered too:
01 The Dominick Hotel
5 Stars | The Dominick Hotel prides itself being the only 5-star-hotel in all of Soho and Hudson Square! It also happens to be the…
02 Crosby Street Hotel
5 stars | In my opinion, the design hotel “Crosby Street Hotel” is one of the most beautiful hotels in all of New York. Like…
03 The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park
5 Stars | The Ritz-Carlton presents itself as an oasis of luxury in the heart of New York City, especially after a recent redesign of…
04 The Plaza New York
5 Stars | The most famous hotel around Central Park is likely The Plaza. Opening in 1907, the world-renowned…
05 The Greenwich Hotel
5 Stars | Hollywood actor Robert de Niro’s hotel offers you the amenities you would expect from a 5-star hotel. The atmosphere in the former…
4-Star Hotels in New York
There is an abundance of beautiful, yet still affordable 4-Star accommodations in New York:
01 Moxy NYC Chelsea
4 Stars | The Moxy NYC Chelsea is one of my insider tips in New York, because it meets my taste exactly: it is built…
02 citizenM New York Bowery
4 Stars | The citizenM New York Bowery is my favorite hotel in this area, because it combines a lot of things I like: stylish,…
03 SIXTY LES Hotel
4 Stars | The highlights of the Sixty LES are definitely the rooftop pool, gym, and spa. The stylish rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows. My advice:…
04 Hotel 50 Bowery
4 Stars | Hotel 50 in Chinatown New York is a stylish boutique hotel with a cool roof terrace and very stylish rooms. You’ll be…
05 The Collective Paper Factory
4 Stars | The name gives it away: This beautiful boutique hotel in Queens used to be a paper mill. Today, the hotel is one…
3-Star Hotels in New York
If the perfect location is your priority, not luxury, one of these places might be right for you:
01 Courtyard New York Manhattan
3 Stars | The Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown West in New York is located at the Hudson Yards and offers cool design, its own restaurant…
02 East Village Hotel
3 Stars | The spacious studios at the East Village Hotel are equipped with a kitchenette, dishwasher and cooker.…
03 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York Midtown
3 Stars | The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York Midtown hotel is located very close to the…
04 Henry Norman Hotel
3 Stars | The Henry Norman Hotel is located in the heart of Greenpoint – which is one of my favorite neighborhoods in see Website
05 Holiday Inn Express Wall Street
3 Stars | The Holiday Inn Wall Street is located directly at the One World Observatory and is a really great budget hotel. Holiday Inn’s…
Budget Hotels in New York
Are you on a tight budget? That doesn’t mean you don’t get to stay in a nice hotel. New York has something for everybody:
The Best Hotels in New York with a view
There are so many hotels that offer spectacular views of the city:
All hotels of New York City on one map
A map with all hotels of New York City can be found here – just click on “FULL MAP” if you want to see more. You can click on each hotel on the map to find out everything you need to know!