The Best Affordable Boutique Hotels in New York City

New York City hotels, but chic and on a budget. For today’s “Affordable & Adorable” — our series highlighting our favorite boutique hotels worldwide with starting rates under $250/night — we take you to the “Big Apple.”⁠ 🏙️ ⬇️

The Moore

The Moore (Chelsea)

4 Stars | Starting Nightly Rate: $245 | Website | LaGuardia Airport

81 | Fitness center, Sun deck, Pets allowed | 2

Empire State Building, Chelsea Market, Rubin Museum of Art

This new Chelsea boutique hotel is replete with wood finishes, rich colors, and juxtapositions exhibiting the contrast between light and dark décor. The lobby coffee shop is one of the neighborhood’s best-kept secrets, not only for the lattes but also for the open-layout contemporary atmosphere sporting sleek furniture and eclectic art.

The Hoxton, Williamsburg

The Hoxton, Williamsburg (Williamsburg – Brooklyn)

4 Stars | Starting Nightly Rate: $188 | Website | LaGuardia Airport

175 | Room service, Pets allowed, On-site coffeehouse | 2

Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Bowl, Domino Park

Helmed by one of the world’s coolest boutique hotel brands Hoxton Hotels, this Brooklyn haunt occupies a former water tower factory. Its design ethos employs industrial-like features, from brick-heavy walls and varied-brown shades. The lobby coffee shop and its expansive seating setup are the perfect place to work or, if you’re OOO and have no intention of answering emails during your visit, chat with peers. ⁠

Arlo SoHo

Arlo Soho (SoHo)

4 Stars | Starting Nightly Rate: $174 | Website | LaGuardia Airport

325 | Picnic area, Sun deck, Garden | 2

Dahesh Museum of Art, Soho Square Park, SoHo Shopping District

Conveniently located near the modish boutiques and cafes of Big Apple neighborhood SoHo, this hotel comprises 325 micro-size rooms equipped with modern furniture and handy storage space. While the rooms might be slightly tight, the lobby and common area spaces are spacious and designed to spawn social interaction amongst guests.⁠

Made Hotel NYC

Made Hotel (NoMad)

4 Stars | Starting Nightly Rate: $227 | Website | LaGuardia Airport

108 | Terrace, Pets allowed, Massage | 🍸🍴 2

Madison Square Garden, Grand Central Station, Times Square

Situated in NoMad, this 108-room hotel sports concrete ceilings, boho-chic fabrics, & bronze fixtures. Make sure to dine at hotel tapas hang out, Debajo, then head for cocktails at 18th-floor rooftop bar, Good Behavior.⁠

Moxy NYC Chelsea

Moxy Chelsea (Chelsea)

3 Stars | Starting Nightly Rate: $219 | Website | LaGuardia Airport

349 | Fitness center, Garden, Pets allowed | 2

Empire State Building, Times Square, Grand Central Station

A nod to its host neighborhood, NYC’s Flower District, this hotel has flora interweaving throughout its blueprint. Rooftop bar, The Fleur Room, is a fun place for cocktails & a night out. ⁠

Ace Hotel Brooklyn

Ace Hotel Brooklyn (Downtown Brooklyn)

4 Stars | Starting Nightly Rate: $241 | Website | LaGuardia Airport

287 | Picnic area, Room service, Garden | 2

New York Transit Museum, Fort Greene Park, Barclays Center

Plywood furniture, soothing color schemes, & exposed concrete make up the industrial-style look of this Brooklyn haunt. Aside from its top-line design, you’ll love weekend brunch at house restaurant, As You Are.⁠

Pendry Manhattan West

Meet NYC’s Coolest New Hotel, Pendry Manhattan West

New York City’s hotel scene is one of the world’s best. The brand-new Pendry Manhattan West has only set the bar higher.

Located near Hudson Yards, the Pendry Manhattan West is as refined as they come.

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