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Hotel Americano

Empire State Building

At a Glance

    Pros

  • all-year rooftop pool and bar
  • views overlooking the High Line
  • near the thriving gallery scene in Chelsea

    Cons

  • low beds
  • bathrooms lack privacy
  • some furniture is form over function

Hotel Americano Review

This boutique property, which overlooks the High Line, captures the artistic and stylist spirit of Chelsea. Rooms are funky yet comfortable, with low-platform beds, black vinyl bean bag chairs, and vintage details like touch-tone phones. Design is interesting, but comfort is in the details: soft denim robes, iPads loaded with music, and addictive Aesop bath products. Fashionable locals flock to the year-round rooftop bar and plunge pool. Coiffed staff members are genuinely helpful, a lobby coffee shop supplies on-the-go snacks, and even room service manages to be stylish—meals arrive in bento boxes. Dining on-site is appealing: a French restaurant with Latin flair has indoor and outdoor patio seating, and there's also a rooftop grill.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 518 W. 27th St., between 10th and 11th Aves., Chelsea, New York, NY, 10001
  • Phone: 212/216-0000
  • Website:
  • Location: New York City

    Hotel Details

  • 49 rooms, 7 suites
  • Rate includes no meals.
Updated: 02-20-2014

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