Where to Stay in New York Now

Nikolas Koenig

When it comes to New York City hotels, the old divisions of uptown or downtown, boutique or grande dame, are out the window. Here’s how the new arrivals are shaking things up.

New York is growing, growing—and this growth is spawning a spectacular variety of hotels. Visitors to the city have never been more spoiled for choice, but these five properties, all recently opened, stand out from the pack. Leading luxury travelers farther from traditional hotel corridors (not to mention traditional design), they offer thoughtful details and thrilling views, and repurpose the p...