With funky design details like an underfoot, glass-encased river in the lobby (plus a fireplace), and a plum location overlooking Brooklyn's McCarren Park, King & Grove Williamsburg succeeds in scenester savvy. Rooms (some with incredible Manhattan views) have clean lines and vintage-inspired touches, along with big flat-screen TVs and minibars stocked with locally sourced snacks and drinks. Bathrooms have waterfall showerheads and Malin + Goetz bath products. Buzzing
Bedford Avenue is a short stroll away, but an outdoor pool with lots of lounge space along with a subterranean bar and restaurant keep guests happily on-site.