Plan to take in the sights of Lower Manhattan? Be within walking distance of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and the Brooklyn Bridge when you bunk down at one of these hotels – bookable on Culture Trip.
The southern tip of Manhattan is where you’ll discover New York City’s frenetic and fast-moving financial hub. But there’s so much more to do here besides simply snapping a selfie with the Charging Bull statue. Admire the view from the top of One World Trade Center, or hop on a ferry to visit the iconic Statue of Liberty on Staten Island. From traditional boutique hotels to slick contemporary digs, check out our pick of stellar stays in the area.
The modern Mint House at 70 Pine offers everything you need for a chic retreat. Rooms are structured as spacious studio apartments, decked out in a moody color palette of dark gray, maroon and brown. All include well-equipped kitchenettes where you can whip up a quick meal. As far as amenities go, the hotel has them in spades. Knock down a few rounds at the bowling alley, take swings on the golf simulator or work on your gains at the two-floor fitness center.
Bed down in comfort at this elegant hotel, nestled amid the towering buildings of the Financial District. It has 180 rooms and suites offering a welcome respite from the hubbub outside, with calming light-blue tones, heated floors and pillow-top beds with super-soft Frette linens. Expansive windows flood each room with natural light, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. Wind down with drinks and light bites at the glamorous, high-ceilinged Lobby Lounge & Bar.
Pamper yourself with a stay at this hotel smack dab in the middle of Wall Street. The capacious rooms are some of the largest you’ll find in the vicinity, with high ceilings, walk-in rain showers, modern furnishings and oversize windows. The walls are clad with whimsical illustrations that depict the surrounding area. Stop by for a meal at the on-site restaurant, which serves up global cuisine inspired by the kitchen team’s diverse roots; think shishito peppers garnished with sumac, Peruvian-style roasted chicken and jerk-pork sliders.
If you favor more traditionally designed digs, then the Wall Street Inn is the place for you, sitting on the cobbled streets of Lower Manhattan. The hotel rooms evoke a cozy bed and breakfast feel, complete with two-poster beds, floral-patterned curtains and dark-wood furnishings. Perks include a complimentary continental breakfast, daily newspaper and access to the on-site fitness center, steam room and sauna.
This hotel pays homage to two New York creative greats: designer Jim Walrod, who worked on the interiors, and photographer Slim Aarons, whose images adorn the walls. Rooms feature high ceilings, plush beds, custom chocolate-colored leather headboards and antique brass chandeliers. There’s a library lounge that’s great for kicking back with a cocktail, an on-site restaurant that specializes in Tuscan delicacies and a wine bar with an extensive selection of Italian vintages.
Style and substance meet at this sophisticated stay. Each guest room is of ample size and comes decorated in a minimalist color palette of browns, whites and grays. Comfy king-size beds provide the perfect place to rest your head after a long day of exploring. Want to fit in some exercise? There’s a 24-hour gym with cardio machines and free weights. You can also stop by the AC Lounge for cocktails and tapas – be sure to pick up some tips from the bartender about the best spots in the neighborhood.
The sleek and simple rooms here are ideal for those who prioritize affordability. You’ll be greeted with all the essentials you need for a comfortable stay, including big beds and lightning-fast internet. Fitness equipment, including free weights and yoga mats, can be delivered directly to your room, and you can even request complimentary snacks throughout the day. Also, key attractions such as the Charging Bull, 9/11 Memorial & Museum and Battery Park are a stone’s throw away.
This glamorous bolthole blends old-world decor with modern luxury. It’s inside a historic landmark building that features a gorgeous nine-story lobby atrium crowned with a pyramidal skylight. In the lavishly appointed rooms, you’ll discover custom-made beds fitted with leather headboards, aged oak floors, vintage furnishings and a craft cocktail table. For an enchanting rooftop dining experience, head to the Temple Court on 10, where you can feast on a seasonal menu dreamed up by award-winning chef Tom Colicchio.
For a relaxing oasis in the Financial District, look no further than the Artezen. The boutique stay aims to provide you with the ultimate place to recharge and unwind. Select from thoughtfully furnished rooms that feature luxe bedding and pops of color in the form of royal-blue blankets and throw pillows. Larger rooms have an additional outdoor terrace. You’ll also have access to the gym and yoga room and receive welcome treats upon check-in and two bottles of Fiji water daily.
Those looking for a casual stay with a youthful vibe should make a beeline for this hotel. From the attention-grabbing neon lights at the entrance to the vibrant lobby furnishings, you’ll find a riot of colors throughout the lively space. This design element extends to the guest rooms, which include comfortable beds and desks with ergonomic chairs. There’s also an on-site fitness center where you can get some exercise, plus a 24-hour grab-and-go cafe. The New York Stock Exchange and 9/11 Memorial & Museum are just a short walk away.