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A trip to the Big Apple is never a bad idea and, whatever season you're booking for, you'll want to start your holiday on a high with a stay at the best hotels in New York City.

BEST HOTELS IN NEW YORK

If you're hoping to jet across the pond for a memorable city break, you've come to the right place, as our pick of stylish New York hotels offer the perfect base for exploring one of the world's greatest destinations. Before you know it, you'll be walking the skyscraper-lined streets for shows on Broadway, shopping in SoHo, enjoying cronuts in the West Village or craft cocktails on the Lower East Side, and strolling Central Park and the buzzing Midtown.

Sure, we have the likes of London, Paris and Rome over here, but nothing beats a trip to one of America's greatest cities. Of course, if you're partial to more sunshine on your US city break, you might prefer to browse our best hotels in Miami and stylish hotels in Los Angeles. However, New York-lovers will want to keep reading. Before we get to our favourite places to stay in New York, we thought we'd give you the lowdown on the best areas, where the stars stay and whether one of the NYC's most famous locations is a good choice for booking a hotel…

What is the best area in New York to stay?

For many, to truly be a part of it, you have to stay in Manhattan, and lots of hotels are centred around Midtown, which is right in the heart of New York City, but can feel a little too hectic for some. Over the East River from Manhattan island, Brooklyn has come a long way over the past couple of decades. It's now a popular choice with hipsters and anyone hoping to see a less manicured but recently gentrified side of the city.

What hotels do celebrities book in New York?

Celebrities are often papped leaving and entering the Greenwich, which may have something to do with the hotel being owned by Robert De Niro. The Lowell is the ultimate fashion-crowd favourite. And of course, there’s the timeless classic, the Carlyle, a Rosewood hotel, which Mick Jagger loves so much, he apparently keeps an apartment there.

Is it good to stay in Times Square?

If you want to be in the thick of the action, the bright lights of New York City don’t get more dazzling than in Times Square, which is in the middle of Manhattan, making it easy to get everywhere, in any direction. Hotels with prime positions close to Times Square include Arlo Midtown and Civilian Hotel. But for somewhere less touristy and more trendy, try Williamsburg over in Brooklyn and book a stay at the William Vale or the Moxy hotel there. For the ultimate luxury hotels in the city, Downtown and the Financial District have some super-smart stays, including a Four Seasons with a Wolfgang Puck steakhouse.

What are the best hotels in New York for 2024?

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Highlights include The Mark on the Upper East Side, an A-list-approved residence that hosted Meghan Markle’s baby shower. And old New York awaits at the city’s grandest grande dame, the Peninsula on Fifth Avenue.

Studio 54 maestro Ian Schrager just can’t stop giving us hotel hits, and his Times Square EDITION is no exception, with rooms that have pinch-yourself views of the electronic billboards outside.

And over in Brooklyn, there are plenty of rooftop terraces to keep the hipsters happy – the cocktails keep flowing at Wythe Hotel and the 1 Hotel outpost right on the bridge, where amazing views across to Manhattan are the perfect accompaniment to your sundowners.

Times Square EDITION, Times Square

The locals may give it a wide berth (as Londoners do with Leicester Square), but for tourists (especially first-timers), Times Square is a must on their Big Apple sightseeing schedule. And a trip to NYC doesn’t get more iconic than having the bright lights of Times Square served straight to your hotel-room balcony, which is exactly what guests at the Times Square EDITION can expect. To offset the neon lights flashing outside, rooms are almost entirely cream, creating a calm, soothing contrast.

The Terrace restaurant is the EDITION's all-day dining destination, complete with outdoor space, and is where to head for brunch and brasserie favourites, with ingredients sourced from regional farmers and suppliers, and lots of dishes that champion vegetables. There's also the Paradise Club for guests hoping to let their hair down after dinner. Down at ground level, the tourists may be swarming, but up here, it’s all neutral-toned serenity.

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The Dominick Hotel, SoHo

Unsurprisingly in a city with such an iconic skyline, there are lots of New York City hotels where the backdrop is just as key as the decor. This high-rise hotel in Downtown has all of the sweeping skyscraper-filled views you’d expect, along with regular glimpses of the Hudson, served up straight to your bed. And the spectacular views on show from the Dominick are even delivered to the Peloton bikes in the gym to upgrade your workout.

There’s an outdoor pool for the summer, with cocktails and cabanas to keep you cool, and a spa with a Turkish hammam. Michelin-starred meals await at Vestry, where the chef specialises in seafood and vegetable dishes, such as burrata with figs, artichokes, basil and black olive, yellowfin tuna tartare with sesame crisps and spicy sauce, and razor clams with pickled grapes and cucumber. What's more, you’ll have all of the acclaimed eateries of TriBeCa, SoHo and the West Village on your doorstep as well.

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The Benjamin, Midtown East

To be close to the action in Midtown, book a stay at The Benjamin, which will feel more like your own NYC apartment. There are terraces for you to entertain on and the hotel has its own resident sleep expert, which means nothing so tiresome as jet lag will prevent you from living the authentic New Yorker lifestyle. The building, which has a striking Neo-Romanesque edifice, was designed as a residential-style hotel – it was always bound to be this homely. It's perfect for longer stays in the city as such.

You’ll be sharing the neighbourhood with Grand Central Station, art deco skyscrapers and excellent shopping opportunities. Midtown East is also home to the historic townhouses of Sutton Place, once the residence of Marilyn Monroe – whose famous dress-blowing subway grate is also nearby (on the south-west corner of Lexington Avenue and 52nd Street). And St Patrick's Cathedral is nearby, too.

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The Beekman, Financial District

If you're hoping to see a more Wolf of Wall Street or Gordon Gecko side to NYC, you need to be based all the way downtown in the Financial District (or FiDi to those contraction-loving New Yorkers). One of the city’s first skyscrapers, the Beekman building, constructed in the early 1880s, has since been height-shamed by the skyline's lofty later additions – but what the nine-storey Lower Manhattan landmark lacks in length, it makes up for in its atmospheric interiors, which include Persian rugs, antique lamps, a Victorian glass atrium and wrought-iron balustrades and railings.

The hotel is a perfect mix of old glamour (felt most keenly over classic cocktails at the Temple Court bar) with a modern outlook. And it’s right by the base of the Brooklyn Bridge, making it a great option for those who want to see more than just Manhattan.

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Ace Hotel New York, Midtown

One for all the bright young things, the Ace Hotel – which originated in Seattle when three friends bought and transformed a halfway house, but can now be found everywhere from Kyoto to Portland – brings the hotel group’s creative-community spirit to New York City. The turn-of-the-century landmark building is a diminutive-for-NYC 12 storeys high, with guitars in the bedrooms and a lively wood-panelled lobby with taxidermy, comedy nights and craft beers.

Pleasingly for anyone in need of good, strong coffee before they can function, there’s an outpost of hipster favourite Stumptown Coffee at the hotel. There's also a lobby bar for craft beers and cocktails, with a happy hour(s) from 3pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday. Guests can dine at Koloman, the hotel's French by way of Vienna restaurant. And anyone especially taken with any of the trendy accoutrements need look no further than the online Ace Hotel shop.

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The Hoxton Williamsburg, Brooklyn

There was a time when Brooklyn was frowned upon (see: various episodes of Sex and the City, notably when Miranda is moving there) and taxis wouldn't go across the bridges. But that was before it was gentrified to within an inch of its life. And to really appreciate Manhattan, you have to be admiring it from across the water in Brooklyn. One of the best viewpoints in the borough is up on the roof of The Hoxton Williamsburg. The rooftop terrace is home to Laser Wolf, a skewer house excelling in the Middle Eastern art of serving food with multiple dips.

Then there's an indoor-outdoor cocktail and raw bar, and K'Far, a café, dining room and bar all in one. There are also various spots throughout the hotel to settle into with your laptop and watch the (especially trendy) world go by while you work.

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New York EDITION, Flatiron

Created by legendary hotelier Ian Schrager, the EDITION hotel group is always a reliable choice. Set within the iconic 1909 Metropolitan Life clocktower in the Flatiron District, this EDITION outpost near Madison Square Park has been eased into the 21st century by the hotel maestro, who added his signature boutique-hotel style, a spa and a fine-dining restaurant. The sleek rooms, with wooden floors and oak-panelled entrances, overlook either the park below, the Empire State Building or more of the Manhattan skyline.

At the Clocktower, diners can enjoy hearty British cuisine with a backdrop that riffs on its Berners Tavern counterpart across the pond in London, with multiple gilded frames adorning the walls. Order from the raw bar, then dine on butter-poached halibut, or British comfort-food classics such as shepherd's pie, fish and chips, and beef Wellington.

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The Whitby Hotel, Midtown

Kit Kemp's Firmdale hotel group is one of the most beloved British hospitality brands, with outposts all over London, including the Covent Garden Hotel and the Haymarket Hotel. Luckily for guests across the Atlantic, she expanded her empire to New York City back in 2009, with the Crosby Street Hotel. The second Manhattan venture for Firmdale was The Whitby Hotel, on West 56th Street in Midtown, with a third, The Warren Street Hotel in TriBeCa, joining the fold in February. Fans of the group’s inimitable pattern-clash perfection and witty decor will be pleased to learn that the Whitby’s rooms are just as whimsical as its many counterparts, both back in the motherland and elsewhere in Manhattan.

It’s also the proud owner of one of the signature cinema rooms, very British afternoon teas and lots of eye-catching original art. The hotel is conveniently close to Fifth Avenue shopping and MoMA, and just two blocks from Central Park.

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The William Vale, Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s leading luxury hotel, the William Vale, across the East River in Williamsburg, celebrates its borough’s creative culture. The rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that keep the views coming, along with eye-catching artworks and balconies. The cabana-lined rooftop pool is exactly where you want to find yourself on a sweltering summer’s day in the city, with Aperol spritzes and shrimp tacos forming the welcome refreshment.

Acclaimed chef Andrew Carmellini is behind Leuca, a neighbourhood restaurant that delivers Pugliese perfection to New York. Dine on Italian classics, such as tuna crudo, wood-fired pizzas and delicious meats from the grill: chicken with salsa verde, lemon and roasted peppers, branzino with gremolata, and crispy porchetta with spicy caper honey.

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MADE Hotel, NoMad

For many incoming arrivals to New York City, being in the middle of it all is what it's all about – and stays don't get more central than this NoMad address (if we've lost you, it is derived from its co-ordinates: 'North of Madison Square Park'). And even more pleasing for eager tourists, this Midtown hotel is only a few blocks south of the Empire State Building. For an authentic NYC dining experience, MADE Hotel's on-site restaurants won't disappoint – they include a neighbourhood tapas joint with heated outdoor tables, a coffee shop and a bar that doubles as a workspace if you want to hang out with your laptop and pretend to be a New Yorker.

There’s also the perhaps erroneously named Good Behavior, an 18th-floor lounge with amazing views and even better cocktails.

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Soho Grand Hotel, SoHo

With its industrial-chic interiors, the Soho Grand Hotel matches the cast-iron buildings that populate its neighbourhood nicely. As the name suggests, it’s rather grand, with double-height ceilings, an imposing metal staircase and a cosy Club Room for drinks and decadence.

The rooms continue the opulent theme with slipper baths, velvet armchairs and dark-tiled showers – some have skyline-showcasing terraces and their own bars. The Soho Diner is the restaurant of your Fifties dreams: all pink, pastels and a retro jukebox. Or experience the ultimate East Coast summer by sitting out under the fairy lights for lobster rolls, oysters and daiquiris on tap at the hotel's seasonal eatery Gilligan’s.

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The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, Lenox Hill

Much like The Plaza, which has hosted countless celebrity weddings, along with Kevin McCallister, some New York City hotels need no introduction. The Pierre has been part of the Manhattan skyline since 1930 and is undoubtedly one of New York City’s most iconic hotels, not least for its imposing façade. From the heady heights inside at this Fifth Avenue address, guests can enjoy sweeping views of Central Park, Midtown and beyond.

The elegant Rotunda restaurant is decorated with trompe-l’oeil murals from the Sixties, oversize marble statuary and a dramatic white staircase, or guests can enjoy the art deco surrounds of the Two E bar. At Perrine, which has tables on the edge of the park, settle in for afternoon tea with lobster rolls, free-flowing rosé and French-meets-American fare.

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Moxy Chelsea, Chelsea

The fun, fashionable Moxy brand has outposts all over Manhattan (and the rest of the world), including Downtown and Times Square, but the Chelsea edition wins for its stellar eating and drinking options, which include a stylish, cosy lobby bar and the Secret Garden, which serves Roman comfort food and cocktails, with a hidden bocce table to try and locate if you haven't had one drink too many. There's also currently a pop-bakery in situ.

Then upstairs on the 35th floor is the star of the show: the fabulous Fleur Room, which has been the venue of choice for after-parties that have included the Met Ball’s. The floral decor is a nod to Chelsea’s flower district, which is on the hotel's doorstep, but all eyes are on that view of the Empire State Building outside.

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Refinery Hotel, Midtown

Close to Bryant Park and just south of Times Square, Refinery Hotel is set within the landmark Colony Arcade, built in 1912. The Garment District icon once housed several hat factories, along with a Prohibition-era tea room – and today, the high ceilings and lofts make for a brilliant hotel backdrop.

It’s just as stylish as when the milliners were in residence: rooms have Le Labo bath products, gourmet minibars and distressed hardwood floors. Along with 12-foot concrete ceilings, the decor includes expansive windows that showcase the city streets below and custom furnishings as a fitting nod to the hotel's Garment District setting.

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Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn

One of the places that really put Williamsburg on the map, Wythe Hotel is a pioneer even by Brooklyn’s prolific hipster standards. The rooftop is the place to be in the summer, especially if you time your visit to coincide with sunset over Manhattan, seen through the vast windows or out on the terrace.

The restaurant up on the hotel's rooftop, Bar Blondeau, serves seafood dishes that have distinct French, Spanish and Portuguese influences. More trendsetting style is on display amid the wood banquettes and exposed bricks of all-day brasserie Le Crocodile on the ground floor. For the lucky overnight guests, the warehouse-style rooms have beamed ceilings, more brickwork and arched windows to show off more of that world-famous skyline.

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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn

With a focus on sustainability, the 1 Hotel group – which recently expanded into Europe, with a new outpost arriving in London's Mayfair last year – has some praise-worthy practices, including wooden chips instead of plastic-card room keys, plastic bottles swapped out for filtered water coming straight out of the taps, and socks for guests to take home instead of throwaway slippers.

It even has a signature scent, pumped throughout the Brooklyn Bridge locale – whose other main highlight is the terrace, which can lay claim to possibly one of the best views of Manhattan this side of the East River, and a pool to enjoy it all from.

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Roxy Hotel New York, Tribeca

One for those hoping to take ‘the city that never sleeps’ line seriously: the Roxy Hotel New York in TriBeCa is an all-singing, all-dancing tribute to after-dark adventuring. The entrance looks like an art deco cinema and it doesn’t stop there – there’s a jazz club in the basement, a hipster-approved coffee shop supplying the caffeine needed to keep you going and a 1920s-style cinema screening old-school films.

Other haunts for night owls include a cocktail lounge and an oyster bar. For when you do eventually make it to bed, the rooms are a dapper mix of wood-panelled walls, retro tan leather seats and patterned curtains.

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Crosby Street Hotel, SoHo

Kit Kemp’s Firmdale empire has all of London covered, from Charlotte Street to Ham Yard, and her signature witty British style is celebrated in Manhattan, too, with three outposts: here on Crosby Street; on 56th Street, where you’ll find sister site The Whitby; and the newest edition, The Warren Street Hotel in TriBeCa.

The former was the first, a SoHo sanctuary of whimsical patterns and prints, with a sculpture-studded courtyard garden, a very British afternoon tea and, of course, a screening room, with orange-leather Poltrona Frau seats. There’s also a kitchen garden on the roof, and regular tours of the hotel’s impressive art collection, which starts, inevitably, with the 12-foot sculpture of a cat at the entrance. It’s a haven for homesick Brits and any stray Anglophiles.

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The Lowell Hotel, Upper East Side

Hotels come and go in New York City all the time, but one of its enduring classics is The Lowell, a fashionista favourite on the Upper East Side. The timeless retreat is conveniently close to the fashion houses of Madison Avenue and the flagships of Fifth Avenue. A hotel since 1927, it’s had a while to perfect its approach to hospitality, which is a masterful mix of discretion and warmth.

Enjoy Moroccan-French-fusion dinners out on the landscaped terrace at Majorelle, potent martinis at Jacques Bar or nightcaps by the fireplace in the Club Room, before retreating to spacious suites that feel like your own apartment, with cashmere, linen and very high thread counts. It isn't hard to see why this hotel has stood the test of time.

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The Peninsula, Midtown

This grande dame is one of the most luxurious hotels in New York City. For visitors in search of a certain Mr Big, nowhere does old New York as well as The Peninsula, where vast apartment-style suites on Fifth Avenue give guests a taste of the big-shot NYC lifestyle. The landmark building was constructed in 1905 and it has all the sweeping staircases, elaborate floral displays and corniced ceilings you'd hope for.

Dining options include the Salon de Ning rooftop terrace and creative cuisine at Clement. Unsurprisingly, the hotel group even has its own champagne. The extensive spa has everything covered, from Peloton spin classes with a view and treatments by Ayurvedic Australian brand Subtle Energies.

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Four Seasons Downtown Manhattan, TriBeCa

The two main draws of the Four Seasons in Downtown Manhattan may at first appear incompatible, but that’s all part of the fun (and the point of a holiday): the super spa ensures wholesomeness and wellbeing, but then there's a Cut by Wolfgang Puck restaurant waiting for you in the lobby for when you tumble off the wagon. Puck’s Cut empire should need no introduction and it’s the perfect place to get that New York strip-steak fix without having to go very far.

As well as facials by leading brands such as Alexandra Soveral, Omorovicza and Augustinus Bader, the hotel's spa has a series of resident wellness experts, including a crystal energy healer, a facial masseur, an astrologer, a sound alchemist and a hypnotist.

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Arlo Midtown, Midtown

If you're here for the shows, look no further than this hotel in Midtown. With a buzzy Broadway setting, Arlo Midtown is also close to Restaurant Row – and therefore some of the finest food in Manhattan, with its line-up of long-standing independent restaurants to work through. It’s also close to the Hudson Yards shopping (and eating) complex.

The rooms have the square-footage to make most New Yorkers jealous, though with so many lively communal areas you probably won’t spend much time in there. Head up to the roof for sundowners with a view that rivals many of the city’s landmark towers, have breakfast in the atrium or retreat to the fireplace with a good book.

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The Ned NoMad, NoMad

Over the pond, The Ned London arrived in the City back in 2017 and it has since been slowly but surely expanding around the globe, with outposts more recently appearing in Doha and New York City. Taking over what was formerly the NoMad Hotel, The Ned has rebranded a Beaux Arts building in Manhattan’s NoMad district. If you’re not fully up to speed on NYC contractions, it stands for for North of Madison Square Park.

As well as an impeccable setting, which puts you basically within a 10-minute Uber of everywhere, the members’ club has a buzzy Cecconi’s restaurant, lively Little Ned, which has a mezzanine level that’s perfect for cocktails and people-watching, and various cosy workspaces to hang out at (and order some picantes to).

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ModernHaus SoHo, SoHo

This New York hotel is in SoHo, with the neighbourhood’s iconic cobblestones and cast-iron buildings helpfully on your doorstep. The decor at ModernHaus nods to SoHo’s creative past, with artworks by such luminaries as George Condo, Harland Miller and Jean Dubuffet; and rooms that riff on Bauhaus design in their shapes, forms and clean lines. We especially love the pops of colour from the cobalt velvet seats at the bottom of the bed.

You’ll be able to admire the SoHo skyline views outside of your window, but the best panoramas await up on the roof, which is equipped for all seasons. The 18th-floor space has more blue furniture (the designer was inspired by Picasso’s Blue Period), as well as glazed tile walls and floor-to-ceiling windows framing Midtown Manhattan and beyond.

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The RitzCarlton NoMad, NoMad

As one of the world's great finance hubs, New York City has no shortage of dazzling hotels for all those high-powered business meetings to take place. Arriving in the NoMad district a couple of years ago, the Ritz-Carlton gave New Yorkers somewhere new to power-brunch. In tow was the Michelin-starred chef José Andrés, who designed the hotel's food offering, which includes Turkish, Greek and Lebanese mezze at Zaytinya and fine-dining at the Bazaar.

Incredible views are a must in Manhattan and the Ritz-Carlton certainly delivers them, both from the bedrooms and up at Nubeluz, the hotel’s sumptuous rooftop cocktail bar. And if the city that never sleeps has you craving a nap, the spa has all the soul-soothing, pace-slowing treatments you need.

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CIVILIAN Hotel, Hell’s Kitchen

Get those jazz hands ready: Broadway is calling, specifically a stay at CIVILIAN Hotel, located on the edge of the theatre district in Hell’s Kitchen. Luvvies will love it here – the hotel is adorned with memorabilia from its neighbours, with the acclaimed architect David Rockwell stepping in as impresario. The hotel has its own art programme, inspired by the stage, of course.

The bright lights of the Big Apple can be spied at the aptly named Starchild rooftop lounge, which is the perfect spot for a sundowner before a big night out on Broadway. It's the dream New York City hotel for theatre lovers.

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The Wall Street Hotel, Financial District

In a landmark Downtown building close to the world’s most famous money-making hub, the Wall Street Hotel has an impressive collection of Aboriginal art on display, a nod to its Antipodean, pearl-trading owners. At the elegant La Marchande brasserie, you'll be able to dine on French favourites such as oysters, steaks, Dover sole and honey-roasted duck; and vegans will appreciate the maitake-mushroom meat alternative.

You’re bound to feel at home here, since the stellar concierge service starts before you’ve even checked in, with a pre-arrival stocking of your room's minibar with snacks and drinks matched to your personal preference.

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Gansevoort, Meatpacking District

Like all self-respecting New York hotels, Gansevoort Meatpacking has a rooftop with panoramic views of the city’s iconic skyline, as well as the Hudson River; and this one gets extra points for having a pool. Down at street level, the Chester is just as buzzy, with tables out on its patio, too – it’s perfect for brunches at weekends or for watching the game when there’s one on. The menu includes dishes such as Sriracha wings, burrata with heirloom tomatoes and balsamic reduction, and fish tacos.

The Manhattan views are just as good from the guestrooms, which also feature a Lululemon Studio Mirror, perfect for anyone hoping to stick to their workout regimen while on holiday.

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Moxy Brooklyn, Williamsburg

The Moxy group has been busy, bringing stylish but affordable hotels to cities all over the world, and it recently expanded its New York City presence to include a Brooklyn branch in Williamsburg (other outposts include Chelsea and Downtown).

NYC’s most creative neighbourhood is a fitting backdrop for Moxy Brooklyn Williamsburg on Bedford Avenue, which has an array of co-working and meeting spaces, and various bars and restaurants sure to attract locals as well as guests. Outlets include a cocktail bar, a seasonal rooftop terrace overlooking the Williamsburg Bridge and beyond, and a restaurant serving Middle Eastern cuisine.

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The Hotel Chelsea, Chelsea

The legendary Hotel Chelsea needs no introduction. The roll call of famous former residents includes Leonard Cohen (who lived in room 424), Janis Joplin (room 411) and Madonna, who lived here in the Eighties and returned to shoot her infamous book Sex in room 822 in 1992. Other works written within its hallowed halls include 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke and a short piece by Arthur Miller, describing life at the hotel in the heady Sixties.

It was closed for more than a decade, but reopened at the end of 2022 to retake its crown as New York City’s most hedonistic hideaway.

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Casa Cipriani New York, Lower Manhattan

It may officially be a members’ club, but Casa Cipriani New York will also let you in if you’re a guest (anyone can book a stay; membership, not so much). The hotel, at the southernmost tip of Manhattan, is set in the Battery Maritime Building on the East River – the Beaux-Arts ferry terminal was designed in 1906 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

For the ultimate NYC accommodation, book one of the rooms with a private balcony overlooking the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge.

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The Mark, Upper East Side

New York City doesn't get more refined than this elegant address in the well-heeled Upper East Side. In the city’s most prestigious neighbourhood, The Mark is as stylish as its setting – with the tone set by the striped parquet floors in the lobby. Even the slippers are no ordinary hotel slippers (and if you're in search of a monogrammed souvenir to stash in your suitcase, you'll be pleased to know that you can buy a pair of the plush, cushioned footwear to take home with you).

The rooms look out over the Upper East Side, with glossy bathrooms and turndown treats from a Madison Avenue bakery ready for if you have room following supper at Jean-Georges, handily located on the ground floor. There’s even a house yacht for guests to charter in the summer, for sails down the harbour towards the Statue of Liberty at sunset.

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