Sleeping

  • Crosby Street Hotel Uber-stylish guest rooms and common areas on a cobblestone street downtown.
  • Bowery Hotel Gorgeous rooms, a model-draped lobby and great eating and cocktailing options.
  • NoMad Hotel A beaux-arts beauty, where Franco-American chic meets meticulous wining and dining.
  • Gramercy Park Hotel This grande dame with a guest-only rooftop terrace offers keys to the coveted park below.

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  • Local NYC Affordable dorms and doubles with rooftop views and a great Long Island City location.
  • Harlem Flophouse A charming townhouse in the heart of Harlem.
  • Carlton Arms An atmospheric art-filled inn just a few blocks east of Madison Square Park.

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  • Citizen M Contemporary, high-tech rooms near the heart of Times Square.
  • Wall Street Inn Comfy beds and colonial-style rooms in the Financial District.
  • Boro Hotel High design with panoramic views in Long Island City.

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Views

  • Standard Unrivaled views from its High Line perch and outstanding amenities.
  • Z Hotel The whole city spreads before you at this beauty in Queens.
  • Four Seasons Jaw-dropping views over Central Park from a NYC legend.
  • Williamsburg Hotel Take in the panoramic sweep of Manhattan from your boutique guestroom.

For Families

  • Hotel Beacon Spacious guest rooms (including apartments) in the Upper West Side.
  • Bubba & Bean Lodges Upper East Side townhouse with kitchenettes and a welcoming vibe.
  • Nu Hotel A fine Brooklyn option within walking distance of kid-friendly attractions (like the Transit Museum).

Boutique Digs

  • Chatwal New York A photogenic beauty with lavish services near the epicenter of Broadway.
  • Wythe Hotel Boutique style in trendy Williamsburg, with industrial chic rooms and a roof terrace.
  • Ace Hotel A hipster funhouse with DJs spinning beats in the lobby, and first-rate coffee and cocktails.

For Honeymooners

  • Lafayette House Book a room with a private garden in this romantic former townhouse.
  • Andaz Fifth Avenue A boutique homage to NYC glamour that’s impossibly chic yet wonderfully unpretentious.
  • Plaza Spoil yourself at this luxurious icon on Central Park South.

For Jetsetters

  • Hotel Gansevoort Posh rooms and a rooftop bar and pool deck in the Meatpacking District.
  • Broome Cutting-edge design in just 14 rooms in a great downtown hood.
  • McCarren Hotel & Pool Style-loving favorite a short stroll to the buzzing bars of Williamsburg and Greenpoint.

In Brooklyn