Steps from all of the uber-trendy Bowery hotspots, The Ludlow maintains such an effortless Lower East Side cool, the trendy-set crave it as a distinctive, quirky place to land. For those traveling alone, the hotel offers small but plush single-person occupancy studio rooms. Larger groups can take up temporary residency in one of the terrace rooms, lofts, or the luxe 17th floor penthouse. Whatever the room, make sure to head downstairs to sceney, modern eatery Dirty French.
Staying in the best hotels near the Bowery means positioning yourself on New York’s own Skid Row—aka a thoroughfare that has gracefully transitioned from gritty into Manhattan’s premier destination for top art shows, shopping in NYC, and concerts in NYC. Perched in a prime location bordering Chinatown, Little Italy, and SoHo, the Bowery mutates and changes daily; you never know what you may find while exploring or out for a drink at one of the best Lower East Side bars. Just make sure you’re returning to one of these haute hotels at the end of the night.
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