[ USA ] Finding a place to spend the night in New York in a decent but affordable hotel is as tricky as it is easy to have fun in Times Square. You will get to see some exotic hotels with hospitality in its selling best; but all these comes with a hammering price tag that leaves your wallet much lighter and weaker.
When it comes to accommodation in any foreign land (not necessarily New York) a few aspects play a major role such as the luxury, comfort, locality, safety, cleanliness, credibility of the hosts and not to miss, the money. You can't compromise on any of them. And this will even haunt you when you launch your hotel hunt in New York.
But fortunately for all the vacationers who yearn for a comfortable and luxurious stay in New York, there are a few Boutique hotels that will meet your requirements and suit your purse!
Distrikt Hotel: Ask your cab to drive down to 342 West 40th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues and you are at the Distrikt Hotel. The personalized treatment that you are to receive once you step in with a welcome letter in your bed and a fudge brownie on the desk makes way for a memorable stay there. Some rooms of it provide a glittering view of the Hudson river besides the cozy interiors that all the 155 rooms offer. The rooms are decorated with the finest of contemporary furnisher. Food and drinks are available in the hotel lounge called the Collage that is endowed with a stunning decor. Enjoy some free wi-fi services and you can check your mails on the Mac screens that are placed in the hotel. Though not housing a gym in itself, Distrikt hotel delivers free passes for the nearby Mid City Gym. The price tag of rooms starts from $209.
Eventi: Located in 851 Avenue of the Americas, between 29th and 30th Streets, Eventi is a 292- room boutique that is promising to lead the way for the niche market for affordable luxury hotels. The rooms are designed to make you feel special with sleek dark wood furnishings, life size mirror, tiled bathroom with soothing tubs. The other amenities of Eventi include a 24 hour room service, a multi gym, a grand terrace, a spa that rejuvenates you with their unique body wraps. The hotel lobby graced with cave-red marble and queer seating arrangement is a perfect place to plunge in some aristocratic wine. The free wine hour beginning at 5 p.m leaves the lobby with buzzing heads and flowing booze. Room charges starts at $249.
Fashion 26: True to its name, this hotel located in 152 West 26th Street, between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenues is a statement in style. Starting from the room decors to the uniform of the house keeping staff, this hotel bears a signature of its own. The service of the hotel is also note worthy with coffee makers spread all over. These guys have taken the fashion quotient so much seriously that they hold a contest for the best dressed guests and get his/her room upgraded as a prize. The total of 280 rooms with equal amount of comfort starts at $229.
Hotel Indigo: 127 West 28th Street, between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue is the address for this colourful hotel that emphasizes on the many sided features of flowers. This hotel is, without any doubt, one of the most picturesque in its category with equally stunning roof top bars and the gym! The rooms are designed with simple but interesting colour combination that gives a true living pleasure. You will get to choose from its 122 rooms, price $269 onwards.
The MAve: A contraction for Madison Avenue, the MAve is a 72 room boutique hotel located in 62 Madison Avenue, at 27th Street. Once you hit the lobby of MAve, you will be amused to see the predominance of white colour all over the place. The rooms are equipped with modern bathrooms, flat screen TVs and free of cost Wi-Fi service. Located quite close to the Madison Square Park, The Mave is a treat for the guests who prefer a serene good time out. Starting at $159, it is a fine place to visit.
The Strand: You will find this one in 33 West 37 Street, between Fifth Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas with 177 for its guests. The rooms are cozy and clean with nice interiors and modern bathrooms. Highlight though is the rooftop bar that presents a majestic view of the iconic Empire States Building in the evening. Other facilities include a 24 hour running gym and free of cost wi-fi.
So, now you know how to live like a superstar with your own planned budget. If you are getting the maximum that you need at your wallets reach, why to spend some extra buck just for the face