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The Mercer

  • 147 Mercer St. Map It
  • SoHo
  • Local Flavor


  • Great location
  • Sophisticated design touches
  • Celebrity sightings in lobby


  • Service inconsistent
  • Some tight rooms

Updated 02/20/2014

Fodor's Review

Owner André Balazs has a knack for dating Hollywood starlets and channeling a neighborhood sensibility, and here it's SoHo loft all the way. The Mercer is superbly situated in the heart of SoHo's myriad name-brand stores, although you wouldn't know it once you're inside the lobby, a minimalist oasis created by acclaimed French designer Christian Liagre. Most guest rooms are generously sized, with high ceilings and walk-in closets, but the lowest-priced rooms are a tight

250 square feet. Dark African woods and custom-designed furniture upholstered in muted solids lend serenity with sophistication. Some bathrooms feature decadent two-person marble tubs surrounded by mirrors. Downstairs is the always-happening lobby with 24-hour food and bar service for guests and the popular Mercer Kitchen. Beware the inconsistent service, which runs from friendly to indifferent.

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Hotel Information


147 Mercer St., at Prince St., New York, New York, 10012, United States

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212-966–6060; 888-918–6060

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 68 rooms, 7 suites
  • No meals

Updated 02/20/2014


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