5 Hip Luxury Hotels in New York

5 Hip Luxury Hotels in New York

We love boutique and design hotels and New York has some of the coolest hotels in the world. These hotels really spark a wanderlust in us and we're sure that they will do the same to you. Each of the 5 hotels below has its own character and unique features. So take a look and see which of these breathtaking hotels suits your style.

The Standard, High Line: As cool as it gets. Luxurious Boutique Hotel Placed in the heart of Manhattan’s meatpacking district, this place will give you an amazing view of New York and the Hudson River. Elegant, sophisticated and trendy. This design hotel in the Meatpacking District has rooms with separate seating areas, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the New York skyline or the Hudson River. Greenwich Village is a great choice for hikers, clubgoers and foodies. This neighbourhood is also quite popular for families. The hotel also has a trendy rooftop bar where you can go sip a perfect cocktail while overlooking the city.


The Wythe Hotel: This hotel is beautifully decorated with a lovely blend of old and new. Rooms are spacious and very comfortable beds. The place is really well designed with warehouse-style rooms and nice bathrooms. The roof terrace bar is lively and has a scene of its own in the summer. Great view of the city and placed centrally in the heart of the hip Williamsburg.


The Ludlow:  Towering above the former tenement district of the Lower East Side, The Ludlow hotel may be a newcomer, but it feels right at home in one of New York’s historically hippest ‘hoods. Factory-style casement windows in every room, repurposed wood beams and a distressed-limestone fireplace in the lounge. Great location in the heart of the Lower East Side. Fantastic rooms, superb lounge are and friendly staff. Great lounge that is cozy and inviting and in the evening turns into a popular spot for people watching and excellent cocktails. There are terrific restaurants and shops close by, and a full gym two blocks from the hotel that allowed for Ludlow Hotel guest passes. 


The Greenwich Hotel: Built to blend in with the classic New York façades of trendy Tribeca, Robert de Niro’s Greenwich Hotel boasts beautiful bedrooms fitted with Carrara marble and Moroccan tile, a bamboo spa building constructed, nail-free, by Japanese craftsmen, and a cool but cosy Italian restaurant – all encased in a classic exterior of ruddy, hand-moulded brick. Rooms are stylish, well appointed and spacious. Bathrooms are truly lovely. The shared spaces lounges are interesting, comfortable and quiet. 


The Bowery Hotel: he Bowery has become one of Manhattan’s hottest boutique hotels and a real hipster hangout. The Bowery Hotel's light, bright bedrooms capture the classic style of New York apartments (complete with moodily lit tiled corridors), and its art-deco-inspired Lobby bar is a homey, wood-panelled haven from the unsleeping city. Enjoy a workout in the fitness centre or the photocopying services at your convenience. A daily newspaper, complimentary bicycles, and a complimentary film library are also provided. This is known as one of the best places to stay in New York for its excellent service and treatment of guests.

(all above photos borrowed from official hotel sites)