As far as Manhattan goes nothing is more valuable than space. When battling the daily rush of claustrophobia from the subway, to museums, to Times Square, finding a hotel that is removed from the sheer deluge of humanity is worth its weight in gold. With a towering 15-story, marble floored, almost Star Trek-esque lobby, plush suites and open views of the Hudson, the Conrad Hotel in Battery Park serves as an ideal escape from the city, even though it’s perfectly situated in the heart of the Financial District. The Hilton offshoot features 463 spacious two-room suites, with parlor rooms and showers that feel bigger than the hotel’s elevators. Indulging in a Hudson River View suite offers a peaceful look at New York’s waters, which you can also view from the spectacular Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar, which features light vittles and complementary selfie sticks for sky-high gratification. The drinks, like bourbon-based Sunglasses At Night are heavier than their breezy descriptions would suggest, are certainly whimsical but may not be worth the $18 price. The real showstopper of the Conrad is its collection of more than 2,000 pieces of tasteful art, namely the 100-by-80-foot Loopy Doopy (Blue and Purple) by Sol LeWitt that hangs in the atrium lobby. LeWitt’s example sets the tone for the design of the hotel, which also features a rich Pat Steir’s vivid Topsy Turvy by its Gallery Ballroom. Though the hotel doesn’t have a pool, it features a well-maintained 24-hour workout room, gift s
This New York City hotel is located in Manhattan’s trendy Tribeca neighborhood, next to the Chambers Street Subway Station. It features massage services, a restaurant, free WiFi access, and rooms with iPod docking stations.The spacious modern rooms and suites at Smyth – A Thompson Hotel provide a flat-screen cable TV with DVD player and iPod dock. Minibars and bathrobes are also included. Free newspapers are available.Little Park Restaurant is located on-site and serves a seasonal menu. Cocktails and wine are also available at the Evening Bar, which features original artwork and a fireplace. 24-hour room service is available.City Hall Park is within a 5 minute walk from the hotel. Brookfield Place is less than a 15-minute walk away. The Brooklyn Bridge is 1.2 km away.
The classic Four Seasons Hotel gets an edgy makeover at its Downtown digs (it does border trendy TriBeCa, after all.) But since it’s still a Four Seasons, there’s clearly no shortage of luxe amenities. Woo clients—not to mention, yourself—with a full-service spa, lap pool, and eclectic fare at Wolfgang Puck’s CUT.
Fully outfitted with meeting spaces and a team ready to customize everything from seating arrangements to catering options, Andaz is all about making things as easy as possible for its Wall Street-heavy clientele. That goes for after-work hours, too. Don’t miss the hotel’s nightly wine tour or signature Hudson Valley-sourced fare.
This NYC newcomer has taken the Financial District by storm following the epic resurrection of the historic building in which it resides. The Beekman is a landmark known for its nine-story atrium and awe-inspiring architecture, and the vintage touches in every room don’t hurt either. Did we mention the Tom Colicchio cuisine?
This New York City hotel is opposite of Memorial Plaza and within a 10-minute walk of Battery Park. The hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen LCD TVs.Each of the rooms at the New York World Center Hotel is decorated in neutral tones and includes a large, well-lit work desk. Guests can charge and listen to their iPod on the iPod docking station or adjust the room temperature with the bedside touch screen monitor.A state-of-the-art fitness center and a 24-hour concierge staff are available at the World Center Hotel. Free bottled water stations are also located on each floor.The hotel’s indoor/outdoor rooftop restaurant, View of the World Terrace Club, is located on the 20th floor and serves contemporary American cuisine. The Club Living Rooms offers free refreshments.The World Center Hotel is within a mile of the Staten Island Ferry and the Financial District. The Cortlandt Street Subway Station is just a 5-minute walk away.
Set in New York in the New York State Region, 400 metres from Trinity Church, The Downtown Club boasts a spa centre and sauna. Ground Zero is 500 metres from the property. The pet-friendly accommodation is air conditioned and features a seating area. There is also a kitchen, fitted with a dishwasher, oven and microwave. A toaster and coffee machine are also offered. There is a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hair dryer in every unit. Bed linen is featured. The Downtown Club also includes a fitness centre and terrace. National September 11 Memorial & Museum is 600 metres from The Downtown Club. The nearest airport is Newark Airport, 14 km from The Downtown Club.
Thompson Hotels took over this small boutique property, formerly the Wall Street District Hotel, in 2008. The lodgelike lobby reflects the group's luxury aesthetic with leather sofas, a faux antler chandelier and photographs by the late society lensman Slim Aarons. A split-level library and a new wine bar are further enticements. Rooms are modestly sized, but fitted with sleek custom-made wood furnishings, high-definition flat screens, 400-thread-count Sfera linens and minibars stocked by gourmet grocer Dean & DeLuca. Felice Ristorante & Wine Bar has since replaced Libertine, and serves Tuscan cuisine. Rooms: 126.