New York might be the city that never sleeps – click here for the ten best reasons to stay awake in NYC – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t either. Where you rest your head in New York is essential for a successful visit, and will undoubtedly influence your larger opinion of the city. Luckily, there’s no shortage of chic and luxurious lodging to choose from. Browse through the gallery to discover Savoir Flair’s edit of the best hotels to match your mood and budget.
Andaz 5th Avenue
Situated across the street from the New York Public Library and Bryant Park, this modern, stylish NYC hotel run by the Hyatt group manages to evoke a relaxed vibe that trumps many of Manhattan’s too-cool-for-school boutique hotel counterparts. Plus, the price is right at AED 1,300 per night.
Tel: (+1) 212 601 1234
The Baccarat Hotel
Affectionately dubbed ‘the crystal palace’, this new hotel by legendary French brand Baccarat is an exercise in New-York-meets-Versailles opulence. Located opposite the Museum of Modern Art, the 50-story tower, which will cost you about AED 3,000 a night, features grand chandeliers at every turn, as well as a La Mer spa and a Parisian bistro by Michelin-starred chef Shea Gallante.
Tel: (+1) 212 790 8800
The Crosby Street Hotel
Take refuge in SoHo’s sweetest hideaway this summer, the Crosby Street Hotel. This kitschy and classy boutique hotel, which is situated on the cobblestoned streets of Lower Manhattan, features 86 luxurious, design-savvy rooms, which begin at AED 2,000 per night.
Tel: (+1) 212 226 6400
New York Edition
In keeping with its properties in London, Istanbul, and Miami Beach, the Edition group continues to deliver understated elegance in its newest New York hotel. Rooms begin at AED 3,000 per night.
Tel: (+1) 212 413 4200
The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons hotel remains the epitome of New York City luxury. Designed by I. M. Pei, whose previous projects include the Louvre (no big deal, right?), this admittedly expensive (rooms start at AED 3,500 per night) lodging guarantees five-star service and cinematic views of Central Park.
Tel: (+1) 212 758 5700
Fans of The Ace Hotel rejoice! Andrew Zobler’s latest project, The NoMad, is just as cool, if not, dare we say it, even cooler. With rooms featuring fireplaces and freestanding bathtubs, hotel guests should expect a funky, elegant oasis within walking distance of Chelsea and the Meatpacking District. Rooms start at AED 1,000.
Tel: (+1) 212 796 1500
This swanky, snug boutique inn is currently the hotel du jour – oft frequented by fashion’s creative class, which includes the likes of Prabal Gurung and Peter Som. A hop, skip, and a jump away from Washington Square Park, The Marlton feels like a little slice of Parisian bohemia in Greenwich Village. Petite, but cozy, rooms will set you back a reasonable AED 1,000, depending on the season.
Tel: (+1) 212 321 0100
The Ritz-Carlton Central Park
Seven-hundred thread-count sheets and a La Prairie spa make the Ritz-Carlton Central Park one of the most luxurious hotels in Manhattan – but, of course, it will cost you, with rooms beginning at AED 3,500.
Tel: (+1) 212 308 9100
Towering above Manhattan’s High Line Park is the uber-modern, endlessly lively Standard Hotel. It’s located in the Meatpacking District, which means there is no shortage of places to eat, shop, and dance within walking distance during your stay, including the hotel’s very own Standard Grill restaurant and Le Bain nightclub.
Tel: (+1) 212 645 4646
Viceroy New York
The Viceroy’s sophisticated ambiance (a playful ode to the 1920s) and its delicious Kingside bistro make this hotel a playground for trendy young professionals. Rooms, which begin at AED 900, feature handsome wood furnishings.
Tel: (+1) 212 830 8000