This seventeen-story Lower East Side hotel—near Cooper Union, the New Museum, Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Bowery Ballroom, Tompkins Square Park and Film Forum—evokes a swanky downtown vibe, with each of the 135 guest rooms and suites outfitted with a residential loft design and floor-to-ceiling, industrial-styled windows. Each accommodation includes hardwood floors with signature Oushak rugs, 400-thread count bedding, rich velvet drapes, high-definition flat-screen TVs with DVD players and iPod stereo docking stations. Marble bathrooms are complete with antiqued brass fixtures, rain showerheads and C.O. Bigelow bath amenities. Guests can stay connected with complimentary WiFi.
Onsite amenities include bicycles, a film library, meetings and event spaces, 24-hour concierge service, lobby bar and lounge, and a fitness room. For dining, the hotel’s restaurant, Gemma, serves Italian fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, weekend brunch and 24-hour room service.
Upon request, arrangements can be made for babysitting services, cell phones, private trainers and massage therapists, complimentary laptops and iPads.