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Style & Scene is your guide to finding the ultimate buzz-worthy hotels and events in NYC. From cutting-edge arts and entertainment to unparalleled culinary experiences to shopping trends straight off the runway and beyond, explore all the City has to offer and get insider advice on where to stay and what to do—all in New York City style.
6 Columbus Circle
Located in bustling Columbus Circle, 6 Columbus is just steps from Central Park, the Shops at Time Warner and Lincoln Center. The hotel interior features a 1960s modern design aesthetic with a 21st-century flair. All 88 guestrooms balance practical and dramatic with highlights of teak, chrome and pony-skin throughout the living space, and bathroom fixtures by Waterworks. World-renowned photographer Guy Bourdin provides retro inspired artwork.
15 West 56th Street
Located off Fifth Avenue at 56th Street, in one of New York’s most exciting districts, the Chambers raises hotel life to an art form with cutting-edge style and unparalleled service standards. Public spaces and guest rooms feature a collection of over 500 works of contemporary art.
851 Avenue of the Americas
Eventi, a Kimpton Hotel, redefines what it is to be a Manhattan hotel. Eventi is an experience as much as a destination. Its location in the historic Chelsea neighborhood near the Theatre District, artful surroundings, intimate accommodations, dynamic meeting spaces and signature Kimpton hospitality combine into something extraordinary. Located near world-renowned art galleries and vibrant nightlife, Eventi puts you within easy walking distance of Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, Macy’s and entertainment venues. Accommodations feature a luxurious Kimpton bed with Frette linens, 24-hour room service, evening turn-down service, pet-friendly rooms and soaking or spa tubs in suites.
18 Ninth Avenue
Like a beacon in the Meatpacking District, this posh spot, voted number one in the “World’s Top 10 Hippest Hotels” by Trip Advisor, shines brightly against the neighborhood's storied cobblestone streets. When the weather is warm, the 45-foot rooftop pool teems with downtown socialites slathered in sunblock, enjoying a view of New Jersey across the Hudson River. The 187 rooms and 23 suites are minimalist chic.
420 Park Ave South at 29th St
From the folks who brought you the neighborhood-defining Gansevoort Hotel in the Meatpacking District comes this 20-story “luxury urban resort,” which contains a three-story atrium lobby, 249 rooms and suites, an ultra-modern gym, an onsite Exhale spa, Cutler Salon and a rooftop pool, available to guests all day. In addition, this Midtown oasis boasts Plunge, a bi-level rooftop bar/lounge also present at their Meatpacking location, and Ristorante Asellina, an Italian trattoria.
15 Gold Street (Gold/Platt)
Gild Hall, located on historic Gold Street minutes away from Wall Street and the South Street Seaport, brings a new level of luxury to Manhattan's Financial District. Designed by famed Jim Walrod, the hotel features a library lounge, a modern English tavern and 126 rich, cosmopolitan rooms crafted with European sensibility and American contemporary style.
119 West 56th Street
Le Parker Meridien is just steps away from Fifth Avenue shopping, Central Park and Broadway Theatres. Enjoy newly renovated rooms many with fantastic views. The hotel features three distinct dining options including NORMA’S for breakfast all day everyday, Seppi’s where old New York meets the Seine and the burger joint secret for just a great burger. Roof top pool, gravity fitness and spa voted “Best Hotel Gym” by Men’s Fitness Magazine. Le Parker Meridien New York. Uptown. Not Uptight.
130 West 46th Street
The Muse, a Kimpton Hotel, is a stylish boutique property in the heart of New York City within easy walking distance to the best of midtown, including Times Square, Broadway, Rockefeller Center, Radio City, Fifth Avenue shopping and the Empire State Building. The hotel has a residential feeling and features 200 uniquely styled guestrooms and suites designed to be whimsical and inspired by the nine muses. Guestroom amenities include Ihome stereo with Ipod/mp3 docking station, Frette linens and L’Occitane spa amenities.
85 W. Broadway
Smyth, Thompson Hotels' fifth Manhattan property, celebrates TriBeCa's rich history and contemporary lifestyle. Smyth mixes sleek and modern design with rich and vintage accents to create a truly bespoke hotel. The elegantly appointed and minimalist guestrooms feature luxurious bedding, marble baths with full-glass showers and high-end amenities, and LCD TVs. Guests can lounge, eat and drink in the chic and spacious lobby or dine at Frederick Lesort's Brasserie Plein Sud, serving French cuisine from early morning to late at night.
29-35 Ninth Ave.
Since opening in May 2003 in the Meatpacking District, Soho House has emerged as a unique alternative among the City’s offerings. The hotel and club set the stage for a younger, sophisticated clientele who appreciate attention to detail, design and quality. Raw walls of the former warehouse have been retained and complemented with furnishings and fittings, including crystal chandeliers, cut velvet and pop furniture. All 24 oversized bedrooms combine luxury and style with the latest technology. Property features include Cowshed Spa, the Drawing Room with oversized sofas and armchairs, rooftop pool and other eclectic spaces for dining and mingling.
157 West 47th Street
Stay hotel is near the heart of Times Square, within walking distance to Restaurant Row, Rockefeller Center and Fifth Avenue shopping. Each room features color cable TV, phones with data ports, a modern bathroom, an iron and ironing board, a coffeemaker and in-room safes.
224 West 49th Street
Design hotel located in the heart of midtown Manhattan’s Times Square / Theatre District. All rooms feature Plasma TV, Bose sound System, Work Desk, In-Room Safe, Mini-Bar and High Speed Internet Access. Complimentary on-site Fitness Center, TIME Lounge and Serafina @ THE TIME.
541 Lexington Avenue
Newly re-wondered in August 2008 with completely renovated rooms and suites, the W New York is a tranquil sanctuary inspired by nature's elements--earth, wind, fire and water. Located in the heart of Midtown, W New York offers savvy travelers a perfect refuge in the hectic Manhattan world. Delight in Heartbeat, the signature restaurant, or have a drink in Oasis Lobby Bar or Rande Gerber’s Whiskey Blue. If you need something a little more laid back, unwind like never before at the stunning 13,000-square-foot Bliss Spa and Fitness Center.
123 Washington St.
W Hotels' newest addition to New York City is the epitome of Manhattan style, New York energy and insider access. Located in the Financial District, minutes from the Statue of Liberty, New York Stock Exchange and Battery Park, W offers the ultimate in service via its “Whatever/Whenever” service in 217 rooms. Guests can enjoy casual chow at BLT Bar & Grill, or sip custom cocktails in the fifth-floor Living Room Bar & Terrace. W New York Downtown offers a complete Wired Business Center, 1,933 square feet of function space, Sweat Fitness Center and more.
Welcome to the center of the center of the universe. A stone’s throw from the MTV store, W New York—Times Square is in the heart of the theater district, with museums a few blocks north and sultry downtown a quick subway ride away. Relish Steve Hanson’s exquisite cuisine at Blue Fin, descend into Rande Gerber’s The Whiskey and get caught up in the DJ’s beats. The open showers, breathtaking skyline view, W signature bed with 350-thread count sheets, and lush robes in our 507 guest rooms and 43 suites make staying in a statement, not a question.
201 Park Avenue South
Ringed by the essentials: shopping, music art—W New York Union Square’s landmark 1911 beaux arts Guardian Life building, re-invented by David Rockwell, has the city at its fingertips. Pete’s Tavern and the Village’s cozy coffee houses are a walk away. Taste Mediterranean-inspired treats at Todd English’s Olives restaurant, then get cozy in the curtained alcoves at Rande Gerber’s seductive UNDERBAR. Or watch Manhattanites mingle from your room’s view of the Union Square greenscape. Then experience the bed that makes our 270 guest rooms legendary.