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The Top 8 Hotels To Visit In NYC To Blend In With Trendy New Yorkers

The city of New York has its own heartbeat, and more so than other cities, there is a stark contrast between the novice and the native traveler. Upwards of 60 million tourists a year peruse the city that never sleeps, yet never stray away from the heart of midtown. Want more out of your experience coming to Manhattan than the vast crowds of Times Square and the Theater district? Here are some picks for travelers that are stylish, unique, and above all, away from the hoards:

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1. Hotel Gansevoort Meatpacking District

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In the heart of this downtown district, The Gansevoort Hotel Meatpacking is a building that fundamentally changed the hospitality industry. Designed by Stephen B Jacobs Group Architects with Interiors by Andi Pepper Interior Design, The Gansevoort Meatpacking popularized the hotel rooftop into a lifestyle destination for tourists and locals alike, where patrons and revelers spend their summer nights in the center of art, culture, restaurants and clubs steps away from The High Line. 18 9th Avenue

2. Hotel Americano

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Serving as a “blank canvas,” this hotel believes that the cityscape of NYC should let its stimuli do the talking, with stunning simplistic designs and windows facing The High Line, and Hudson Yards, one of the city’s most up and coming areas. At Hotel Americano, guests are surrounded by art, culture, restaurants, and attractions such as Chelsea Market, while boasting exclusive amenities like admission to Chelsea Piers 518 W. 27th Street, New York

3. The Library Hotel

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Designed by Stephen B. Jacobs Group Architects and Interiors by Andi Pepper Interior Designs, The Library Hotel is consistently among the top 10 hotels of TripAdvisor. Despite its far reach and recognition, you will never feel among the crowds in this classically chic layout. The Library Hotel’s collection of over 6,000 books is organized by the Dewey Decimal System. Each of the 10 guestroom floors honor one of the 10 categories of this organizational system and each of our 60 rooms are uniquely adorned with books and art exploring a distinctive topic within the category it belongs to. 299 Madison Avenue

4. The Wythe Hotel Brooklyn

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What’s cooler than a 116 year old converted factory building? The breathtaking skyline views The Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg Brooklyn has to offer. As more and more New Yorkers venture out into Brooklyn, the more incredible art, culture, and restaurants have since arisen in the surrounding local neighborhoods. Citibike over the brooklyn bridge for a scenic route directly into the trendy lower east side for a morning, afternoon, or evening of #views. Referred to by Brooklyn Magazine as an “Incubator of artists,” the hotel’s design and location reflect the unique creativity of the Brooklyn borough. 80 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg Brooklyn

5. The Bowery Hotel

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You might just run into a celebrity, model, or music sensation here, as Bowery Boulevard is one of NYC’s hottest neighborhoods encapsulating stunning views through the building’s floor to ceiling windows in their iconic loft concept. The Bowery Hotel was conceived by hotelier Eric Goode, and frequented by celebrities such as Paul McCartney, Barbara Walters, and the Hadid sisters. 335 Bowery Blvd, New York

6. Hotel Hugo

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In Soho’s Hudson Square, the industrial chic Hotel Hugo is steps away from what some say is the best shopping in the city. Take in lower Manhattan on foot, while grabbing dinner in one of Little Italy’s famous restaurants at night, in the epicenter of where lower Manhattanites flock. The hotel’s Cuban-themed Azul on the Rooftop offers excellent 360-degree views of the Freedom Tower, Statue of Liberty, and the Hudson River. 525 Greenwich Street, New York

7. The Mark New York

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Venturing uptown on Madison and 77th, The Mark is one of the city’s 5 star hotels that isnt too “old” to scare away young and trendy travelers such as celebrities like Kendall Jenner in their search for the ultimate destination. For the “boldly lavish,” indulge in classic and creative cocktails at the uber chic Mark Bar, designed by Frenchman Interior Designer Jacques Grange. As described by the NY Post, “At any given moment, weeknight or weekday, the people, clothes and jewelry at the Mark are as beautiful as the furnishings.” Madison Avenue at 77th Street

8. Hotel Giraffe

The smallest, yet the most unique of The Library Hotel Collection, Hotel Giraffe was inspired by the architecture of the Art Modern period that has distinguished this vibrant NoMad neighborhood since its inception in the 1920’s and 30’s. Designed by Stephen B. Jacobs Architects with Interiors by Andi Pepper Interior Designs, Hotel Giraffe embodies the graceful elegance, strength, and beauty as well as the legendary kindness found in one of nature’s most beloved animals. A mere ten minute walk from Union Square in NoMad, providing a high level of comfort, with a sanctuary-like feel for leisure and business travelers to make the most out of their stay in one of New York’s central hubs. 365 Park Avenue South at 26th Street

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