The Standard High Line and its breathtaking view
Located on the High Line in the Meatpacking district, The Standard is one of hotel owner and jet-setter André Balazs' most impressive achievements, he who is known for the prestigious Château Marmont and The Mercer. With a breathtaking panorama overlooking Manhattan and the Hudson River, the hotel unveils elegant rooms, dominated by white hues and wood materials.
On the food & drink side of things, The Standard Grill offers a typically American grill-based cuisine. As for the Top of the Standard bar and Le Bain club, they both attract a local and international sophisticated customer base.
The Standard High Line
848 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
+1 212 645 4646
Rooms: from 295 USD
The Mercer Hotel, pure elegance
Located in the chic SoHo district, this impressive red brick building enjoys an ideal position, at the corner of Spring and Mercer. It offers the promise of an exceptional stay for all design lovers. Former warehouse, you can easily spot it thanks to the huge windows, high ceilings and overall gigantic proportions, giving it an urban loft appearance. As for decoration, the 75 Christian Liaigre designed apartments display wood, neutral hues fabrics, dark wooden floors, white walls and a hint of lilac on the leather sofas. On the kitchen side, you'll discover the French-American gastronomy of the Mercer Kitchen, renowned all around town.
The Mercer Hotel
147 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012
+1 212 966 6060
Rooms: from 500 USD
Robert de Niro's universe at the Greenwich Hotel
Owned by none other than Robert de Niro, this sublime boutique hotel of 89 rooms will seduce you with luxury and refinement. Behind the impressive red brick façade, the hotel is worthy of a family house, with a staff both warm and welcoming. With elegant common areas, a garden filled with trees and bedrooms offering varied decoration, the Greenwich Hotel is a safe bet.
Take some time to read by the fireplace in the large living room before enjoying dinner at Locanda Verde, the hotel's Italian restaurant. As a final touch, experience a relaxing moment in Japanese tradition at the famous Shibui spa.
377 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013
+1 212 941 8900
Rooms: from 520 USD
The Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn's most design oriented
Discover this unusual address, located in a former textile factory turned into a design boutique hotel in the midst of hipster Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The original decor has been kept, with brick walls, huge picture windows and vast iron structures. The 70 rooms combine rustic charm and modern comfort to offer spacious and bright interiors. Deeply committed to sustainable development, the hotel displays wallpapers conceived in the neighbourhood (to reduce the carbon footprint), beds built out of reclaimed lumber and eco-friendly bath products. Do not leave without walking up to the Ides rooftop, which is worth a visit in itself.
The Wythe Hotel
80 Wythe Avenue
New York, NY 11249
T+1 718 460 8000
Rooms: from 195 USD
Ace Hotel, New York's trendy hotel
Ever since it appeared on the New York hotel map in May 2009, the Ace has become the new favourite stronghold of a local and international trendy customer base. At once hotel, coworking space, bar, restaurant and party place, it stands out by being located in Midtown. Just as impressive are the spectacular lobby, riddled with giant hosting tables, small living rooms and high ceilings. Spread over 12 floors, the 275 rooms are declined in a large price point. Every room plays upon the industrial and arty atmosphere. You can be sure to find a guitar, an old gramophone or record player in yours.
20 W 29th Street
New York, NY 10001
+1 212 679 2222
Rooms: from 180 USD
Paramount Hotel Times Square, luxury at an accessible price
Located in the very centre of New York City, only a few steps away from Times Square, the Paramount Hotel welcomes you in an exceptional decor. As soon as you lay foot inside, plunge into a majestic two-floor lobby, chic and refined, embellished with a fireplace and spectacular lighting effects. You will stay in one of the vast rooms or suites, recently refurbished, and will surely be tempted by the American cuisine of the Paramount Bar & Grill restaurant. You may end with a relaxing moment at Corso Coffee to enjoy a hot drink.
You will have an ideal stay since the hotel is close to the city's main attractions, like Rockefeller Center, 5th Avenue shops and the MoMA. If you consider the price-quality ratio, this is a no-brainer!
Paramount Hotel Times Square
235 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
+1 212 764 5500
Rooms: from 88 USD