The Most Stylish (and Affordable!) New Hotels in Manhattan
As much we love spending the night at one of Manhattan’s classic Uptown hotels like The Carlyle or The Mark, there’s something thrilling about experiencing fresh hospitality south of Central Park. With new openings from buzzworthy hoteliers (ahem, Sean MacPherson) and in the most coveted locations (overlooking the High Line!), these stylish (and relatively affordable) hotels are worth the trip downtown, across the country, or even across the globe.
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Bryant Park
THE GIST: A former Fashion District factory and tea salon transformed into a modern-meets-turn-of-the-century-style boutique hotel.
BEST ASSETS: A rooftop lounge with retractable roof, and an English pub/Parisian wine bar Parker & Quinn.
DESIGN DETAILS: Industrial wooden furniture, plush modern sofas, rich hardwood floors, kilim rugs.
RATES: $239/night to $369/night
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Midtown (south of Central Park)
THE GIST: Artistic luxury.
BEST ASSET: Location! Two blocks from Central Park and one block from 5th Avenue’s iconic shopping, this hotel sits at the epicentre of Manhattan culture. Walking distance to Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Rockefeller Center.
DESIGN DETAILS: A soaring marble lobby with a rotating gallery and permanent pieces by Blek le Rat and Wulf Von Treu.
RATES: $349/night to $5,599/night
NEIGHBOURHOOD: Greenwich Village
THE GIST: Notorious flophouse reimagined by buzzworthy hotelier Sean MacPherson of The Maritime and The Jane.
BEST ASSETS: Downtown/French aesthetic, budget-friendly prices.
DESIGN DETAILS: Serge Mouille-style lights, brass bathroom fittings, gilded French headboards, weathered marble floors.
RATES: $260/night to $595/night
THE GIST: Vintage-chic lodging in a former dormitory.
BEST ASSETS: Dazzling views of the High Line and an enclosed private garden oasis.
DESIGN DETAILS: Hardwood floors, one-of-a-kind locally sourced furniture, oversized beds.
RATES: $239/night to $779/night
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