Known for its vibrant energy and incredible array of tourist attractions, New York City draws visitors from all over the world. As one of the world's largest cities, the Big Apple has no shortage of trendy boutiques, incredible restaurants, and chic bars. However, visitors can also explore Central Park, immerse themselves in art and culture at one of the many museums, or marvel at the Statue of Liberty. No matter what brings you to the Big Apple, these inns and hotels will ensure you have the perfect place to relax and unwind when your day comes to an end.
1. The West Townhouse
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Located inside a classic 19th century New York brownstone, the West Townhouse is run by its two live-in owners, Larry and Monica. The home features a hand-carved staircase, stained glass windows, and exposed brick walls, and the apartments are all decorated in a unique style with original paintings, Persian rugs, and antique furniture. All apartments can accommodate two people, boast art deco-style bathrooms with mosaic floors, and come with fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes. Guests should be aware that there is no elevator in the building, and all rooms can only be accessed by climbing a flight of stairs.
172 W 85th St, New York, NY 10024
2. 1871 House
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Named after the year it was built, the 1871 House is a quaint bed and breakfast style inn that can be found only a couple blocks away from Central Park. The inn offers seven individually designed and decorated apartment-style suites, all of which boast 12-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, marble fireplace mantels, and beautiful antique furniture. Suites can accommodate between two and five people, and guests will enjoy modern amenities like flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Most rooms come with either a kitchen or a kitchenette, but guests can also order a self-catering breakfast hamper for an additional fee.
130 E 62nd St, New York, NY 10065, Phone: 212-756-8823
3. Mount Morris House Bed and Breakfast
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Sitting right across the street from Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, Mount Morris House Bed and Breakfast is a spacious Manhattan-style bed and breakfast found inside a charming 1888 brownstone. The house has been carefully restored to its original splendor, and three accommodation options are available: a top-floor studio with modern furnishings, a one-bedroom suite featuring an original carved fireplace mantel and restored plaster moldings, and a sunny two-bedroom suite with a dressing room and a bathroom. A complimentary hot breakfast is offered every morning, and guests are welcome to make use of the garden and library.
Fifth Avenue at 121st Street Manhattan, NY 10027 | 917-478-6214
4. The International Cozy Inn
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True to its name, the International Cozy Inn offers comfortable rooms that aim to serve as a home away from home for guests from every corner of the world. The modern rooms can only be accessed via staircase, but they all feature unique furniture, flat-screen TVs, kitchenettes, private entrances, and separate sitting areas. In keeping with the spirit of serving as a home away from home, the bed and breakfast does not offer breakfast or a daily housekeeping service. Luggage storage is available for a fee, and a minimum three-night stay is required except when advance arrangements are made with the owners.
248 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10027, Phone: 646-248-1890
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5. Upper Yorkville Suites
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Only a 10-minute walk away from the edge of Central Park, Upper Yorkville Suites offers a selection of studios and one-bedroom suites designed to provide guests with all the comforts of home. Complimentary perks include Wi-Fi and a welcome basket, and all rooms comes with fully furnished kitchens, living areas with high ceilings and flat-screen TVs, and private bathrooms with showers. Some rooms also have pull-out couches that can be used to increase the maximum occupancy from two to four people. A minimum two-night stay is required, and all guests should be aware that the rooms can only be accessed by stair.
1876 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10029, Phone: 646-330-5472
6. Walker Hotel Greenwich Village
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Featuring an excellent location in the heart of Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, Walker Hotel Greenwich Village is a 1920s-inspired boutique hotel. The hotel is only minutes away from a selection of excellent restaurants, but it also offers a cozy parlor, a cafe, and a modern American restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests are welcome to join in on one of the free walking tours offered by the hotel, and all room rates include complimentary iPads and 24-hour access to a fitness center with yoga mats. Laundry service and 24-hour room service are available for a fee.
52 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011, Phone: 212-375-1300
7. 414 Hotel
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Offering 22 boutique-style rooms, the 414 Hotel is made up of two historic townhouses that share a beautiful inner garden courtyard. Guests are more than welcome to relax in the courtyard or in the cozy lobby; a complimentary continental breakfast is offered every morning in the lobby. The rooms are only accessible by stairway, but they include modern amenities like free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, built-in charging ports, and electronic safes. The front desk is open 24/7, and guests can help themselves to a complimentary cup of tea or coffee made with the espresso and cappuccino machine.
414 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, Phone: 212-399-0006
8. Hotel 50 Bowery NYC
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Sitting right on Manhattan's oldest thoroughfare, the Hotel 50 Bowery NYC provides convenient access to some of the most vibrant neighborhoods in New York City. The rooms all boast luxurious touches like rain showers, floor-to-ceiling windows, plush bathrobes, and original pieces of artwork; some also include separate living rooms with pull-out sofa beds, excellent views of the city skyline, or private balconies. When not relaxing in the modern, airy rooms, guests can visit the on-site art exhibit, fit in a work-out at the 24-hour fitness center, or enjoy panoramic views of the city from the glass-enclosed rooftop bar.
50 Bowery, New York, NY 10013, Phone: 212-508-8000
9. Hotel Giraffe
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Inspired by the style of the art modern period, Hotel Giraffe is only 3 miles away from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wi-Fi is included in the room rate, and the chic rooms boast pieces of unique artwork, desks with granite tops, and luxurious spa-inspired bathrooms. In addition to a free daily continental breakfast, the hotel is pleased to offer a selection of refreshments available 24/7 and a wine and cheese reception with live piano music every weeknight. Guests can also enjoy a meal at the on-site Italian restaurant or relax in the rooftop garden.
365 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016, Phone: 212-685-7700
10. Casablanca Hotel
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Less than a block away from Times Square, the Casablanca Hotel is a Moroccan-inspired boutique hotel that aims to provide a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. The rooms come with soundproof windows, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi, and guests are given a complimentary pass to the New York Sports Club. The hotel sits on a street lined with excellent restaurants, and guests are also given access to a cozy lounge that offers a deluxe continental breakfast, a nightly wine and cheese reception, and cookies and coffee throughout the day.
147 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036, Phone: 212-869-1212
11. Crosby Street Hotel
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Situated on a charming cobblestone street in SoHo, the Crosby Street Hotel is instantly recognizable thanks to the 12-foot cat sculpture that sits outside the front door. The sophisticated rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, and Bose sound systems; some upgraded suites come with separate living areas and private terraces. There are also plenty of shared guest spaces to enjoy, including a rooftop garden with a beautiful Tudor-style chicken coop, a 99-seat movie screening room, and an on-site restaurant and bar that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea, and an excellent selection of cocktails and other alcoholic beverages.
79 Crosby St, New York, NY 10012, Phone: 212-226-6400
12. Library Hotel
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Decorated with cozy wood paneling and plenty of bookshelves, the Library Hotel is a comfortable sanctuary from the busy New York streets. Books and themed art can even be found in the guest rooms; other in-room amenities include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and minibars. A breakfast buffet and evening wine and cheese night are offered free of charge every day, and literary-themed cocktails are served every evening at the rooftop garden bar. A selection of refreshments is available in the hotel's Reading Room 24/7, and guests are also given complimentary passes to the New York Sports Club,
299 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017, Phone: 212-983-4500
13. Lotte New York Palace Hotel
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Just across the street from St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Lotte New York Palace Hotel is housed in a historic 19th century mansion and an adjacent modern skyscraper that stretches 55 stories over Madison Avenue. The rooms all come with luxurious marble bathrooms, minibars, and an evening turn-down service, and some also boast furnished decks with views of the cathedral or the Manhattan skyline. Guests are welcome to make use of the 7,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, and there are also several on-site dining options for guests to choose from, including a French-inspired bakery and an Old World salon.
455 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022, Phone: 212-888-7000
14. The Broome Hotel
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Tucked in amidst the trendy shops and restaurants of SoHo, the Broome Hotel is an intimate boutique hotel with only 14 rooms. The Federal revival-style building that the hotel occupies was first constructed in 1825, and a peaceful Moroccan-style open-air courtyard sits in the center of the hotel. All rooms offer free Wi-Fi and are decorated with locally sourced artwork, some of which is available for purchase at the hotel gift shop. The hotel's commitment to supporting the community can also be seen in the complimentary farm-to-table breakfast offered each morning in the beautiful hotel cafe.
431 Broome St, New York, NY 10013, Phone: 212-431-2929
15. The Sherry-Netherland
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Established in 1927, the Sherry-Netherland boasts an excellent location right at the main entrance to Central Park and only steps away from Madison Avenue. Guests are given complimentary Belgian chocolates and a beautiful bouquet of flowers upon arrival, and all rooms are individually decorated with hand-carved wooden furniture and luxurious linens. The on-site restaurant was modeled after the famed Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy, and is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other hotel amenities include a hair salon and barber shop, a selection of high-end shops, and a fitness center with floor-to-ceiling mirrors.
781 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022, Phone: 212-355-2800
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16. Bryant Park Hotel
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Named for its location overlooking beautiful Bryant Park, the Bryant Park Hotel is a designer luxury hotel that features a private 62-seat screening room that can be rented out for private events. The elegant rooms boast hardwood floors and handmade Tibetan rugs; some also come with separate living areas and private terraces. Room service is available 24/7, but guests are also welcome to head to the Asian-fusion hotel restaurant or the chic Moroccan-inspired lounge and bar. A well-equipped fitness center is open 24/7 as well, and the hotel is happy to arrange personal training services upon request.
40 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018, Phone: 212-869-0100
17. The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel
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Situated in the Financial District, The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel is distinguished by its beautiful nine-story atrium with a glass ceiling. The rooms feature vintage furnishings and luxurious touches like oak floors, leather headboards, unique artwork, and marble bathrooms, but they also come equipped with modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, smart TVs, and USB charging ports. Some rooms and suites offer features like fireplaces, wet bars, powder rooms, and separate dining or living rooms. When not relaxing in the luxurious rooms, guests can enjoy the wood-paneled lounge, head to the on-site nightclub, or visit one of the hotel's two fine dining restaurants.
123 Nassau St, New York, NY 10038, Phone: 212-233-2300
18. The Pierre
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Built in 1930, The Pierre is an opulent Taj Hotel that can be found right on the doorstep of Central Park. The shops and restaurants of Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue are only steps away, but the hotel itself offers a number of excellent dining opportunities, including elegant afternoon tea in the plush lounge and upscale French-American cuisine in the on-site restaurant. The rooms boast free Wi-Fi and beautiful marble bathrooms, while suites also offer soaking tubs and separate living areas. Live jazz music is played in the bar every evening from Thursday through Saturday, and the hotel offers plenty of activities for children.
2 E 61st St, New York, NY 10065, Phone: 212-838-8000
19. NobleDen Hotel
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Boasting a fantastic location on the border of Chinatown, Little Italy, and the Lower East Side, the NobleDen Hotel offers convenient access to many of the city's biggest attractions. The 54 cozy rooms include hardwood floors and amenities like flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, and some also boast balconies with stunning views of the city. If your room doesn't have a balcony, you can still head to the rooftop lounge to get great views. Complimentary coffee and tea are available to guests 24/7, and guests are more than welcome to make use of the computer in the hotel lobby.
196 Grand St, New York, NY 10013, Phone: 212-390-8988
20. Archer Hotel New York
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Offering 180 upscale rooms, the Archer Hotel New York is located inside an industrial-chic skyscraper in the heart of the Garment District. In addition to free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, the rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows, Nespresso machines, a nightly turn-down service, and complimentary designer toiletries. On-site amenities include a steakhouse with a seasonally inspired menu, an elegant rooftop bar, and a small gift shop with a selection of locally made souvenirs. Guests are given complimentary gym passes and are welcome to take advantage of the hotel's free shoeshine service, and valet parking is available for a fee.
45 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018, Phone: 212-719-4100
21. Park Hyatt New York
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Ideally located in Fifth Avenue and 55th Street, the Park Hyatt New York is proud to offer personalized service and luxurious rooms and suites that have the comfortable feel of a home away from home. The shops and restaurants of Fifth Avenue are within easy walking distance, but guests are also welcome to enjoy the on-site lounge, the rooftop bar and terrace, and the intimate fine dining restaurant. All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, soaking tubs, and designer Italian living rooms; guests who choose an upgraded suite will also enjoy a complimentary breakfast and a luxurious whirlpool tub.
153 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, Phone: 855-501-3247
22. Langham Place, New York
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Tucked away in Manhattan between Bryant Park and the Empire State Building, Langham Place, New York is a five-star hotel located inside a modern 60-story tower. There are 214 contemporary rooms for guests to choose from, all of which boast marble bathrooms with rainfall showers, elegant wood accents, free WIFI, and espresso machines. The hotel offers two dining options: a Michelin-starred restaurant that specializes in cuisine inspired by the Italian Riviera and a contemporary bar that serves artisan cocktails and small plates. A complimentary ironing service is offered upon arrival, and other amenities include a luxurious spa and a 24-hour fitness center.
400 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018, Phone: 212-695-4005
23. Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown
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Set at the crossroads of the Tribeca district and the Financial District, the Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is one of the city's tallest residential towers. All of the rooms boast luxurious features such as refrigerated private bars and Bose sound systems, and some also offer separate dining room and terraces with city views. The elegant on-site bar and restaurant is run by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, and the hotel spa offers a full-service spa menu as well as seven private treatment rooms, a heated lap pool, and a state-of-the-art fitness center open 24/7.
27 Barclay St, New York, NY 10007, Phone: 646-880-1999
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