New York’s ever-evolving hospitality scene never remains stagnant for too long, and the past year has witnessed the emergence of some exceptional new accommodations. Let’s check the best new hotels in New York City that opened in the last two years.
Seven Best New Hotels in New York City:
Aman New York
Urban Resort in New York
Aman New York stands out as the first Aman property in New York City and the second “urban resort” of the brand globally, following Tokyo. Nestled discreetly off Fifth Avenue, amidst the opulent grand hotels of Midtown, Aman offers a distinctively serene atmosphere with its Asia-inspired zen design. The communal spaces, adorned in dark tones, exude tranquility with Japanese-style seating, soothing water features, bonsais, and captivating paper-lantern chandeliers.
The spa is a major highlight, boasting a world-class 20-meter subterranean pool and Aman’s exclusive product range enriched with argan oil, quartz, and amethyst. The spa suites, featuring daybeds and balcony hot tubs, are available for day-long bookings, providing a luxurious retreat. Nama restaurant is another gem, catering to Japanese cuisine enthusiasts with bento-box-styled lunches and chef’s counter omakase feasts. Additionally, Arva offers a sprawling Italian terrace with a menu inspired by the Amalfi Coast. The suites, true to Aman’s reputation, are opulent, featuring high ceilings, elegant screens for room customization, and a palette of champagne and cream. Definitely one of the best new hotels in New York City.
Price: Doubles from $1950, B&B
Hotel Barriere Fouquet’s
Your Elegant Retreat in Tribeca
Discover the epitome of New York style at Hôtel Barrière Fouquet’s New York, a haven nestled in the heart of Tribeca. Immerse yourself in the family-run hospitality and generous spirit that define this celebrated Champs-Élysées hotel. Behind the glass-and-brick façade awaits a classic brasserie, refined bar, serene spa, glamorous cinema, and sophisticated rooms and suites designed by Martin Brudnizki, exuding unmistakable French panache. Experience the essence of Parisian art de vivre in the city that never sleeps.
Price: Doubles from $825, room only
Le Méridien New York, Fifth Avenue
A Stylish Exploration of European Elegance
Let Le Méridien be your inspiration to explore the world with style and relish the good life through a European lens. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect, this hotel seamlessly blends traditional elements with a modern flair, showcasing a timeless chic interior by Paul Vega and Vennie Lau. The design pays homage to the textile mercantile trade of the 20th century, incorporating bold geometric patterns, contrasting colors, and textured fabrics. Immerse yourself in iconic New York City cultural elements and modern mid-century design details, promising a stay immersed in sophistication.
Price: Doubles from $251, room only
The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad
Elevate Your Stay Above the City
Ascend 50 stories above the dynamic North of Madison Square Park neighborhood at The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad. Developed by Flag Luxury Group, this newly constructed hotel and residences bring unparalleled service and refined elegance to one of the city’s most vibrant districts. Designed by renowned teams, including Rafael Viñoly Architects and Rockwell Group, the contemporary design pays homage to the Flower District, creating a bold statement in the city skyline. With an impressive art collection, seasonal floral installations, and a prime location, your stay becomes a luxurious experience in the heart of NoMad.
Price: Doubles from $865, room only
Hard Rock Hotel New York
A Symphony of Style in the Heart of Midtown
Nestled in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Hard Rock Hotel New York offers a backstage pass to the city’s historic Music Row. With intricate design, curated amenities, and award-winning guest experiences, this hotel pays homage to the legacy of Music Row. Immerse yourself in live music across public spaces, featuring a state-of-the-art performance studio and entertainment hub through the brand partnership with Audacy. With exquisitely designed rooms inspired by the city’s vibrant energy, your stay at the Hard Rock Hotel New York becomes a vibrant symphony of style.
Price: Doubles from $309, room only
Virgin Hotels New York
Redefined Luxury in the Heart of NoMad
Experience the ultimate Virgin Hotel in the heart of the Big Apple, in the iconic NoMad area. This 39-story masterpiece with floor-to-ceiling windows and a rooftop pool offers breathtaking views of Lower Manhattan and the Empire State Building. From the lobby’s sophisticated yet relaxed vibe to uniquely designed chambers that balance work, rest, and play, Virgin Hotels New York promises a stay that seamlessly blends luxury with an eye-catching red aesthetic, making it a perfect retreat in the heart of NoMad.
Price: Doubles from $245, room only
The Fifth Avenue Hotel
Midtown Luxury Hotel in NoMad NYC
A decade ago, hotelier Alex Ohebshalom returned to New York after a year-long solo backpacking trip around the world. Back in his hometown, Ohebshalom eventually channeled his curiosity for travel and design into The Fifth Avenue Hotel, which opened to visitors this fall. The Fifth Avenue Hotel is definitely one of the best new hotels in New York City.
Price: Doubles from $1023, room only
Corinthia New York is set to take over the classic Surrey, which first opened its doors in 1926, located on the Upper East Side overlooking Central Park. The brand anticipates an extensive renovation to “restore its glory,” with the opening slated for 2024.
The Faena New York at One High Line, part of Accor has replaced the Six Senses New York as part of the One High Line project and will open Q4 2023.
Waldorf Astoria New York is expected to reopen in the second half of 2024.
Gramercy Park Hotel. MORSE Development will bring back the magic and glamour of the five-star hotel in 2025. An extensive renovation will revitalize the lobby, the first-floor restaurants and bars, and the hotel’s 197 guestrooms and suites.