New Yorkers are lucky to live in a top staycation destination—especially during this year’s first-ever NYC Hotel Week from January 4th through February 13th; visitors and residents alike can get 22% discounts at 112 of the city’s hotels (including big chains like Hilton and Marriott!) It’s part of the NYC Winter Outing campaign, offering some of the city’s very best art and culture at discounted rates during Hotel Week, Restaurant Week, Broadway Week, and Must-See Week. To help get your staycation planning started, we’ve highlighted five participating hotels, each offering a unique and luxurious getaway from your everyday routine.
Central Park: The Pierre
It’s easy to see why The Pierre Hotel has played temporary home to superstar guests like Karl Lagerfeld, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, and Barbra Streisand (to name just a few) over its history of nearly 100 years. At the Upper East Side’s only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel, you can take advantage of their acclaimed customer service, in-room “Pierre Comforts,” and an ideal location across Fifth Avenue from Central Park. If you choose The Pierre Hotel for NYC Hotel Week, you’ll find yourself just a few blocks away from storied retailers Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale’s, or you can take a stroll up Fifth to any of the world-renowned museums along Museum Mile.
Downtown Manhattan: The Beekman
Built in 1881 as one of Manhattan's first skyscrapers, The Beekman hotel sits in the heart of Downtown Manhattan and includes a nine-story Victorian atrium, mesmerizing pyramid skylight, and top-rated in-house drinking and dining options. Choosing The Beekman for NYC Hotel Week? Spending 48 hours in one of Travel and Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels of 2021 is no hard task but if you want to venture out, you can find a long weekend’s worth of things to do in our Quick Guide to the Financial District.
Williamsburg: The William Vale
Nestled between McCarren Park and captivating views of the Manhattan skyline along the Williamsburg waterfront, The William Vale hotel provides a winter wonderland staycation experience worthy of a Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Award the past four years running. Enjoy in-room service and on-premise dining by James Beard Award-winning chef Andrew Carmellini, as well as intimate red cedar outdoor saunas and hot tubs in the hotel’s winter spa. Ready to commit to The William Vale for NYC Hotel Week? You can even take a couple spins on their sustainable synthetic ice rink. Plus, you don’t have to look far for even more top-notch dining, drinking, and a bevy of shopping throughout the neighborhood.
Boerum Hill: Ace Hotel Brooklyn
The Ace Hotel Brooklyn is conveniently located just south of Downtown Brooklyn, a hop and a skip from transportation hub Atlantic Terminal in the quaint neighborhood of Boerum Hill. It’s the newest location in the boutique chain known for its modern urban aesthetic and fun in-room amenities like a D’Angelico acoustic guitar, Music Hall turntable, SMEG fridge, and curated minibar. If you choose the Ace Hotel Brooklyn for NYC Hotel Week, you can get a full dose of Brooklyn culture with some of the best dining the city has to offer throughout the northwest area of the borough. Plus, visit nearby Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Brooklyn Museum during your stay.
The Rockaways: The Rockaway Hotel and Spa
Take the NYC Ferry to The Rockaway Hotel for a beachy bout of self-care that feels far from the five boroughs. Book one of the spa’s signature treatments or indulgent service packages before sweating out some stress in their pool-side cedar barrel saunas. A true city escape, choosing The Rockaway Hotel for NYC Hotel Week will provide a unique opportunity to take in the moonrise over the Atlantic Ocean just a block from your private balcony. Then head down to Margie’s on the first floor for enticing Modern American dishes and drinks.
Ready to book your NYC staycation? Check out the official website for NYC Hotel Week to see all of the hotels offering discounts through February 13, 2022.
Cover Photo Credit: The Pierre, A Taj Hotel