Brooklyn is New York’s most populous borough, but it is often forgotten by eager visitors who rush to Manhattan instead. Coextensive with Kings County, Brooklyn is the up-and-coming area; with diverse neighbourhoods that are still uniquely New York without being overly touristy. There’s no shortage of restaurants, pubs, green spaces, and things to do in the vibrant neighbourhoods of Brooklyn. Taste some of the best New York-style pizza, visit Coney Island, or spend a day at Brooklyn Museum. Next time you cross Brooklyn Bridge, consider staying a night or two instead of returning to Manhattan. For the perfect accommodation, check out our list of the best hotels to stay in Brooklyn, New York.
If you look up, you are sure to spot the striking architecture of The William Vale. The 183-room property towers above its surrounding buildings, with its impressive height offering guests an uninterrupted view of the New York City skyline. Within the building, you’ll find modern artwork adorning the walls of the lobby, each created by local Brooklyn artists, including Marela Zacarias. All of the rooms at The William Vale are fitted with rain showers, open-air balconies, and panoramic views of the city. Located in the creative hub of Williamsburg, you’re never far from the nearest restaurant, shops, art galleries, and of course, public transport. If you’re in the mood for a boat ride across to Manhattan, the East River Ferry stop is only 800m (2,624ft) away.
EVEN Hotel Brooklyn is a four-star hotel that’s part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG). This vibrant hotel is located a mere 200m (656ft) away from the nearest subway station, giving guests convenient access to explore the rest of Brooklyn. All rooms at the EVEN Hotel feature city views, an attached terrace, and free high-speed WiFi throughout the property. The modern amenities and convenient location makes it suitable for both business and leisure travellers. Basketball fans will also be delighted to know that the hotel is only 800m (2,624ft) away from the nearby Barclays Center.
EVEN Hotel Brooklyn, an IHG Hotel
Address: 46 Nevins Street
Physical distancing rules followed Kid meals Board games/puzzles Delivered food is securely covered Newspapers Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Heating Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
This upscale five-star hotel is located in the attractive Williamsburg neighbourhood that’s home to an array of diverse food and dining establishments. The Williamsburg Hotel prides itself on its exquisite design and elegant furnishings, with rooms designed by Michaelis Boyd Studio, and marble bathroom fittings complete with toiletries from luxury home fragrance brand Apotheke. On-site dining at the Eastern Mediterranean restaurant is specially curated by five-time Michelin Bib Gourmand chef Melissa O’ Donnell, making sure your stay at The Williamsburg Hotel will be unforgettable. The eye-catching building with 10-ft-tall (3m) windows can be easily spotted from the nearby Brooklyn Brewery or even from East Village, which is only a subway stop away.
The Williamsburg Hotel
Address: 96 Wythe Ave
Access to health care professionals Daily housekeeping Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Pets allowed Tour or class about local culture Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Live music/performance Sun terrace
Take in the sight of the impressive New York skyline from the rooftop pool of the luxurious 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. Live like a celebrity at this exquisite property, where staying guests are entitled to borrow a Tesla for a joyride in the city. Each room is equipped with organic cotton bed fittings, an in-room digital reader device, a coffee machine, and high-speed Wi-Fi to boot. Enjoy the view of Brooklyn Bridge from the comfort of your own room, or head to one of the hotel’s co-working spaces should you need to get some last-minute work done. Last but not least, the prime location of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is within walking distance of East River, making it the perfect choice for those who love waterfront views.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
Address: 60 Furman Street
Soundproof rooms Valet parking Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Garden Process in place to check health of guests Security alarm Meeting/banquet facilities Physical distancing in dining areas
We’re no stranger to the Hilton Hotel Group, and Hilton Brooklyn New York is one of the group’s many upscale business hotels. Designed to meet the needs of every business traveller, Hilton Brooklyn has equipped every room with workstations, complete with comfortable ergonomic chairs and high-speed Wi-Fi. The hotel also offers guests access to its onsite fitness centre. Plus, it has a convenient Grab and Go section selling sandwiches and craft coffee. Hilton Brooklyn is also highly rated for its strategic location as it is within 500m (1,640ft) of 3 subway stations connecting guests throughout Brooklyn and further towards Manhattan.
Hilton Brooklyn New York
Address: 140 Schermerhorn Street
ATM/cash machine on site Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Daily housekeeping Family rooms First aid kit available Luggage storage Invoice provided
This charming apartment-style hotel is perfect for travellers who visit Brooklyn for their local art scene. Formerly a factory building, The Box House Hotel was converted into a stylish modern establishment that was designed to incorporate local original artwork into its decor. Loft-style rooms and suites are also available, with each one featuring original artwork complete with an open-air terrace overlooking Midtown Manhattan. The Box House Hotel also has facilities to suit all types of travellers, including an onsite fitness centre, a sauna, a 24-hour business centre, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
The Box House Hotel
Address: 77 Box Street
Bridal suite WiFi Available Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Parking Vending machine (snacks) Fire extinguishers Air conditioning Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
Part of the well-known Marriott Hotel Group, this hotel at Brooklyn Bridge does not disappoint. The 25-story hotel houses a whopping 638 rooms, with onsite facilities catered to both business and leisure travellers. A mere 322m (1,056ft) from Brooklyn Bridge, its convenient location makes it a top choice for many visitors looking to explore both Manhattan and Brooklyn. New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge also features a 21-m (69 ft) heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub, allowing guests to swim and relax even during the cold winter months.
If you’re looking to stay near Coney Island, then Best Western Brooklyn-Coney Island Inn is an ideal choice for those on a modest budget. Part of the Best Western Hotels Group, its Brooklyn location is perfect for families looking to enjoy the activities at Coney Island while still being near the amenities of the city. An American breakfast spread is also included with each room booking, allowing guests to have a fuss-free stay while staying budget-conscious. For travellers who aren’t looking to rent a car, you’ll be glad to know that the hotel is also conveniently located near the subway station where you can even ride all the way to Manhattan in an hour.
Best Western Brooklyn-Coney Island Inn
Address: 2632 W 13Th St
Air conditioning Fitness centre Free parking Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Breakfast takeaway containers Contactless check-in/check-out Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
One of Brooklyn’s hottest hotels, Wythe Hotel is an industrial-chic waterfront property boasting floor-to-ceiling views of the Manhattan skyline from the comfort of your room. Once a 100-year old factory building, Wythe Hotel is a refurbished property that retains its industrial charm while incorporating the latest modern designs. With exposed redbrick walls and 13-ft-high (4m) ceilings, the rooms at Wythe Hotel are akin to functional art pieces. The hotel is located in the center of Williamsburg, offering convenient access to nearby subway stations and multicultural dining options.
Aptly named The Brooklyn, this no-frills hotel is situated within a classic redbrick building not far away from major shopping districts. Starting from 97 USD a night, The Brooklyn offers stylish rooms with a convenient location for guests with a modest budget. The industrial-chic rooms are adorned with decor created by local artists, adding some flair and character to the otherwise fuss-free accommodation. Grab a locally brewed beer at the on-site bar after a long day of exploring the city.
Experience the best of Brooklyn
Be it Williamsburg, Manhattan, or even Coney Island — you’re sure to find a place with a hotel in Brooklyn that suits your needs. Brooklyn is home to a plethora of local artists, international cuisines, and a burgeoning live music scene. The next time you’re in New York City, consider staying a night or two at one of the best hotels in Brooklyn.
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