Perched above the High Line on concrete pillars, The Standard’s super modern rooms flood with light from the wall-to-wall windows, which also ensure stunning views of the city and the Hudson River. If you're an exhibitionist, you'll be thrilled to know these windows also allow outsiders a look in, and if not, be sure to request a higher floor. This is easily one of the trendiest hotels in NYC, with plenty of nightlife nearby (it is Chelsea after all) and inside – dine at the hotel’s Standard Grill and imbibe at the outdoor Biergarten. Play naughty at the clubby rooftop Le Bain, or drink in the exclusive views at Top of the Standard. There's a 24-hour front desk and room service too, so you needn't worry about getting back late.
If you want to be beside countless fantastic Manhattan neighborhoods, then you need to stay at one of the best hotels in Chelsea. Like most other New York 'hoods, Chelsea was once industrial and more than a little rough around the edges (aren't we all?). Then came the galleries and the gay scene to the rescue, followed by the elevated High Line.
Now the buzzy area is packed with nightlife, tourists, shopping, and art galore. And don’t forget to sample some (or several) of the best Chelsea restaurants while you're exploring. Food is, after all, the way to many of our hearts. Plus it’s within walking distance of the clubby Meatpacking District, charming West Village, bustle of Midtown, and at the heart of all the Chelsea girls. From the height of luxury to unique boutiques and intimate charmers, there's something for everyone amid the best hotels in Chelsea. Luckily for you, we've done our research and come up with the top trumps for you to pick from, you know, to make your life easier.
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