It must be the energy that affects first-time and repeat travelers alike in New York City. It must be the excitement to explore the culinary maps of this city that is never afraid of experimenting something, fusing different flavors, different countries on a plate. It must be the nights that are always young, urging to explore, dance, laugh, and drink. Whatever the attraction, New York’s luster never wears off.
If you are on the lookout for affordable hotels in New York that will give you luxurious touches and put you in the heart of the city’s culture, you can start with these five charming boutique accommodations.
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NoMo SoHo: Where the Contradiction Is Loved
Loyal to New York’s characteristics, NoMo SoHo fuses modern design and vintage texture, creating that unique New Yorker energy. Located in the colorful SoHo district, this 263-room boutique hotel is a preferred choice of discerning travelers who are on the lookout for something creative and chic. Taste some of the mouth-watering marvels at its NoMo Kitchen restaurant, where ingredients are locally sourced. If you stay here, everything, including the popular Empire State Building, is within walking distance.
Refinery Hotel: Where the Raw Is Buzzing
Refinery Hotel prides itself for pulling off the combination of grunge and glamor, depicting the fashion district in which it resides. This boutique hotel, which found a home in a 12-story Victorian Gothic building, has a writing desk in your room that is fashioned to resemble an antique sewing machine, as well as handmade art and customized rugs. The Refinery’s winter rates range from $259 to $419; while the New York summer rate starts at $439.
Hotel Chandler: Where History Is Rich
The Buchman & Fox-designed historic Hotel Chandler has 12 floors of stunning, posh rooms. To ensure you’ll find a lovely room befitting your budget at this boutique hotel, you can choose from standard, premium, deluxe, and superior rooms. During the day, explore the neighborhood that is home to popular destinations such as Central Park, the Museum of Modern Art, and Madison Square Park. For your dinner, you can always go back to Juni, the hotel’s restaurant, to taste some of its Michelin-rated cuisine.
Marriott Vacation Club, New York City: Where the Sleek Is Glorified
Choose from The Strand’s 177 guest rooms that have some of the best amenities you can find: posh bedding, sleek bathrooms with granite counters, and customized wood cabinets. What is more relaxing than sprawling in your luxurious bed and choosing from the TV shows or movies on your HD TV? Or stay connected with your friends and family online with the hotel’s free high-speed Wi-Fi. Do not miss the rooftop’s lounge, designed by Lydia Mark, which was featured on “The Devil Wears Prada.”
Club Quarters Hotel, World Trade Center: Where the Hues Are Relaxing
Get a glorious look at the One World Trade Center when you stay at the Club Quarters Hotel, World Trade Center, which mimics the atmosphere of a sleek and friendly club. You can choose from four types of accommodations in which high-speed Internet, unlimited chilled bottled water, ergonomic chairs and task lighting are room essentials. The furniture used in the rooms is custom-made with relaxing textures and hues.
When you are in New York, bask in its energy, charm, and sounds. Make sure your hotel puts you right where you want to be.