The Best Hotels to Book Near the Brooklyn Bridge, New York City

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of New York Citys cant-miss attractions
The Brooklyn Bridge is one of New York City's can't-miss attractions | © Sean Pavone / Alamy Stock Photo
James Wong

This New York City centerpiece connects Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River. Discover the finest places to stay near the Brooklyn Bridge – all bookable with Culture Trip.

You’ll no doubt recognize this century-old feat of engineering from screen hits like Sex and the City and Spiderman. Built in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was constructed to connect the Financial District of Manhattan with Brooklyn. Stretching over a mile from end to end, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time. Today, it’s a popular tourist attraction, thanks to the elevated pedestrian walkway which offers some of the best New York skyline views. Looking to stay close? Discover our pick of top hotels.

1. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Boutique Hotel, Eco Hotel

The rooftop pool at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge with the Financial District and the Statue of Liberty in the distance
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Designed by local artists using upcycled materials and plenty of greenery, 1 Hotel is one of the most sustainable accommodation options in the city. Rooms boast skyline views through floor-to-ceiling windows and 100 percent organic cotton bed sheets. Dine on fresh local oysters at Osprey, the hotel’s farm-to-table restaurant, before taking a dip in the astonishing rooftop pool with arguably the best view of Manhattan and the nearby Brooklyn Bridge.

2. Mr. C Hotel Seaport

Hotel, Chain Hotel

Mr. C Hotel Seaport
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Mr. C Hotel Seaport brings European elegance to Lower Manhattan. There are 66 refined rooms and suites with handcrafted Italian furniture, deep-soaking bathtubs and luxurious Casarovea linens. You’re even welcomed with a bellini upon arrival. Set in the Seaport District, this waterfront hotel considers the Brooklyn Bridge its next door neighbor.

3. The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel

Chain Hotel, Luxury

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The Beekman is a modern nod to the Gatsby glamor days, housed in a theatrical 19th-century building. Inside you’ll discover thought-provoking art on the wood-paneled walls, many of which refer to the hotel’s location at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. Upstairs, rooms are bright and contemporary with custom-made beds and Carrara marble bathrooms as standard. Order a Vida & Belladonna cocktail at the Bar Room, a blend of mezcal and Aperol with spicy habanero chili, mint and a twist of lemon.

4. Aloft Manhattan Downtown – Financial District

Hotel

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You’re mere steps away from the Brooklyn Bridge at this reasonably priced FiDi (Financial District) hotel. Inside, loft-like rooms come with nine-foot high ceilings and bright pops of color. Families should book the double queen room. Perks include an on-site fitness center, 24-hour cafe and a hip cocktail bar. Nearby attractions include the September 11 Memorial and Wall Street.

5. The Wall Street Inn

Hotel, Inn

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Another FiDi gem, the Wall Street Inn is a charming stay decked in early American style – think patterned carpets, brass chandeliers and floral drapes. It’s on one of the oldest streets in New York, once the site of a 1660 home, later an outpost of the Lehman Brothers investment bank. It was transformed into a hotel in 1999. If you care more for great value, cleanliness and convenience over trendy decor, this is the place for you. Brooklyn Bridge is a 15-minute walk away.

6. Andaz Wall Street

Chain Hotel, Hotel

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Take advantage of the views from this Andaz hotel, which occupies a prime position on Wall Street. Each spacious, high-ceiling room comes with impressively large windows and seating nooks for soaking up the vistas. Walk-in rain showers come as standard – upgrade for a soaker tub. There’s also a 24-hour lobby with complimentary coffee and snacks all day, plus evening wine service, when you’re ready to head down and mingle.

7. The Tillary Hotel

Boutique Hotel

The Tillary Hotel, Dumbo, New York
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You can’t miss the Tillary at night with its neon-lit exterior, just a short walk from the Brooklyn Bridge. Inside, quirky design elements – including the giant Scrabble board front desk and string-light decked outdoor bar – nod to the character of the neighborhood. Luxury perks like Frette bed linen and CO Bigelow toiletries come as standard.

8. The Frederick Hotel

Boutique Hotel

The Frederick Hotel room with bare brick walls, blue carpets and wooden headboard
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The Frederick Hotel is a Tribeca stay with character. The long-running hotel blends vintage, art nouveau and mid-century modern decor, all within a fabulously industrial-chic setting. Solo travelers will appreciate the snug single rooms on offer here. Acclaimed on-site restaurant, Serafina Tribeca, is the neighborhood’s beloved Italian, serving home-made pasta and thin-crust pizza.

9. NU Hotel Brooklyn

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Room at NU Hotel Brooklyn
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The NU Hotel has Brooklyn written all over it. Book one of their Perspective Rooms, which are themed like an artist’s loft – think hand-painted murals by local artists, hammocks for creative daydreaming and cosy Scandi workspace nooks. You can also borrow one of their signature NU bikes and pedal to the Brooklyn Bridge within seven minutes.

10. Artezen Hotel

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For a luxurious stay in the heart of FiDi, book the Artezen Hotel. Rooms are decked out in a calming palette of navy blue, grey and white with Frette robes and pillowtop mattresses. For a small extra fee, you’ll have access to the fitness and yoga center, plus Fiji water delivered to your room daily. The Brooklyn Bridge is an eight-minute walk away, perfect for a morning stroll with a coffee before the crowds descend.

Still looking for somewhere to stay in the Big Apple? Check out where to stay for a local experience, or the coolest hotels in NYC, and book your stay now with Culture Trip. For more options, Brooklyn has some great hostels. Give your wallet a break with these free things to do in the city, then uncover the more unique attractions in town. Stop by one of these best restaurants for lunch while in between seeing the sights. See what else Brooklyn has to offer by staying at one of the best hotels in Bushwick.

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