NYC Best Hotels

Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Skyline At Night New York City
Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel

Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel

NYC Best Hotels

New York City is undoubtedly one of the best cities in the world, so it's no surprise that the Big Apple is home to some of the finest hotels across the globe. Featuring luxurious accommodations, unparalleled hospitality, and distinctive character as unique as New York itself, a first-class experience awaits at the best hotels in NYC.

With so many world class hotels in New York City, finding the best NYC hotels can be a seemingly impossible task. That's why we narrowed down the best hotels in four of New York City's best neighborhoods to help make your NYC vacation the best it could possibly be. Without further adieu, here are our picks for the best hotels in the best NYC neighborhoods for the best New York City vacation.


Sofitel New York

Sofitel New York

NYC Best Hotels in Times Square

Tourists visiting NYC for the first time often stay at hotels in Times Square because of the area's proximity to many of New York City's most popular attractions and landmarks. Times Square hotels are in the heart of the excitement and energy of NYC and are great for families with young children and travelers looking to explore NYC on a budget.

  • The Muse Hotel: The Muse Hotel New York gets our vote as one of the best NYC hotels in Times Square for its stunning decor, outstanding hospitality, and environmental conscientiousness. Each of the notably spacious guest rooms at The Muse NYC feature recycling bins, organic fair-trade coffee and tea, and earth-friendly Aveda bathroom products. Guests can enjoy a reasonably-priced prix fixe dinner at Nios Restaurant at The Muse before heading out to enjoy an award-winning show at one of the many famous theaters just blocks from this first-rate Times Square boutique hotel.
  • Renaissance Times Square: Fabulous views, stellar service, and around-the-clock convenience earn the Renaissance New York a spot on our list of best NY hotels in Times Square. Located in the center of the excitement in Times Square, each recently renovated sound-proofed guest room at the Renaissance Hotel NYC offers excellent views of the action below without the loud noise that accompanies it. 24-hour room service and a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center make the Renaissance Hotel Times Square an insomniac's dream.
  • Hotel Sofitel NYC: French decor, French cuisine, and French elegance await at the Sofitel Hotel in Times Square. Enjoy complimentary Evian water and a superb staff who greet guests with a friendly "Bonjour" at the Sofitel New York. While the rates at this beautifully decorated Manhattan hotel are by no means budget, the exceptional amenities and service at the Sofitel NYC make this Times Square hotel a great New York hotel deal.

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The Ritz-Carlton New York Battery Park

The Ritz-Carlton New York Battery Park

NYC Best Hotels Near Central Park

Central Park is one of the most breathtaking attractions in New York City, so it's no wonder that many of the popular hotels near Central Park are renowned for their gorgeous decor and luxurious accommodations. These deluxe NYC hotels afford guests unparalleled views of Central Park and are within walking distance of the 843 acres of lush greenery, walking trails, bike paths, playgrounds, and countless other famous features of NYC's natural landmark that draws more than 25 million visitors a year.

  • Ritz Carlton NYC Hotel: One of the most extravagant hotels in New York City, our list of best NYC hotels near Central Park wouldn't be complete without the Ritz-Carlton New York. This famous 5-star hotel occupies a prime piece of NYC real estate directly across the street from Central Park and is just one block from world-class shopping and dining on Fifth Avenue. Yet guests at the Ritz Carlton Central Park won't need to leave the hotel to enjoy exceptional eats - the Ritz is home to BLT Market, one of our favorite NYC restaurants, and just one of the hotel's many features meriting it a spot on our list of best hotels in Central Park.
  • The Mark Hotel NYC: Recent renovations at The Mark have made the luxurious accommodations at this 5-star Central Park hotel one step closer to perfect - and earned The Mark NYC a place on our New York best hotels list. From exquisite dining at The Mark Restaurant to state-of-the-art audio and video systems custom-made for the hotel by Bang & Olufsen in every guest room, the outstanding amenities and hospitality at this elegant boutique hotel in Central Park definitely hit the mark.
  • The New York Plaza Hotel: With a roster of guests that includes Mark Twain, The Beatles, and Eleanor Roosevelt, the legendary Plaza Hotel is brimming with glamour, prestige, and unsurpassed luxury. Rooms at The Crowne Plaza New York are indeed costly, but guests are paying for a piece of New York history along with an unforgettable hotel experience. Since it first opened its doors in 1907, The Plaza Hotel was lauded as one of the finest hotels in the world - a coveted title The Plaza still holds to this day.

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60 THOMPSON hotel guest bedroom New York

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NYC Best Hotels in SoHo

Beautiful people, high-end boutiques, trendy art galleries, and sidewalk cafes line the cobblestone streets of Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood. Short for "South of Houston Street", SoHo is home to some of the most sought after (and expensive) real estate in New York, as well as some of the most chic hotels in NYC. These hip hotels are perfect for travelers who want a taste of upscale NYC glamour on their next Big Apple vacation.

  • Hampton Inn Manhattan SoHo: The great value guests will find at the Hampton Inn Manhattan SoHo earn this affordable NYC hotel a spot on our list of best SoHo hotels. For a fraction of what you'll pay at most other hotels in SoHo, you can enjoy high-quality modern amenities, exceptional service, and complimentary hot breakfast every morning at the Hampton Inn Manhattan SoHo. Walk to Greenwich Village, Tribeca, downtown Manhattan, and many other popular NYC attractions and neighborhoods from this hidden SoHo gem.
  • Trump SoHo Hotel: Stay in the lap of luxury at the Trump SoHo New York. This 5-star NYC hotel earns its spot on our list of the best hotels in SoHo with extravagant features like floor-to-ceiling windows in deluxe rooms and suites, separate bathtubs and showers in every guest bathroom, and private outdoor poolside cabanas at The Spa at Trump on the seventh floor of the Trump SoHo Hotel.
  • 60 Thompson Hotel: A popular favorite among celebrities and discerning tourists alike, the chic accommodations at 60 Thompson SoHo exude style, class, and upscale elegance. This hot SoHo hotel was an obvious choice on our list of the best NYC hotels with luxurious amenities like over-sized Frette terry robes, Kiehls beauty products and toiletries, mini-bars stocked with gourmet Dean & DeLuca snacks, and beds dressed with custom 400-count Sferra linens in each guest room at 60 Thompson SoHo Hotel.

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Hotel Le Bleu New York City

Hotel Le Bleu New York City

NYC Best Hotels in Brooklyn

Our list of the best NYC hotels wouldn't be complete without crossing the East River to include our favorite hotels in Brooklyn. The most populous borough in New York City, Brooklyn is home to an abundance of chic and unique hotels that cost a fraction of what many Manhattan hotels charge. After exploring Brooklyn's world-class restaurants, art galleries, bars, museums, parks, and countless other attractions, you just might call Brooklyn your favorite borough in NYC.

  • Hotel Le Jolie: Affordable rates and complimentary amenities earn Hotel Le Jolie a spot on our list of the best NY hotels in Brooklyn. This Euro-style budget hotel in Brooklyn charges unbeatably low prices for cool and contemporary accommodations far finer than you'd find at many cheap NYC hotels. On top of their already affordable room rates, Le Jolie Hotel Brooklyn provides guests with free wireless internet access, complimentary parking, and continental breakfast on the house every morning at Hotel Le Jolie.
  • Hotel Le Bleu Brooklyn: Located in the heart of Brooklyn's trendy Park Slope neighborhood, Hotel Le Bleu's outstanding combination of stylish decor, contemporary accommodations, and personalized service make it one of the best hotels in Brooklyn. Guests at Le Bleu Hotel Brooklyn are treated to complimentary baskets of fresh baked goods and gourmet coffee, daily delivery of The New York Times, free parking and wireless internet access, and an excellent staff available 24-hours-a-day to ensure a stay at Hotel Le Bleu is one of the best in Brooklyn.
  • NU Hotel Brooklyn: The essence of Brooklyn is embodied in the warm and stylish decor, modern amenities and creative atmosphere at NU Hotel in New York City. This eco-friendly Brooklyn hotel gains a place on our best NYC hotels list with unique and exceptional features like custom furnishings crafted from recycled wood, a 24-hour fitness center offering Pilates and Yoga classes, tapas and cocktail happy hour specials every evening at the hotel's hip NU Bar, and hammocks and bunk beds dressed in organic sheets offered in some of the delightful guest rooms at NU Hotel Brooklyn.

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