Jessica Colley Clarke

Jessica Colley Clarke

Jessica Colley Clarke is a freelance writer and curious traveler. She writes about food and drink, culture, the arts, people with compelling stories, and experiential travel.

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The 8 Best Hotels Near Shopping in New York City

The 8 Best Hotels Near Shopping in New York City

If you're going to shop until you drop, you'll want a bed nearby, probably (it's safer). From the sleek designer stores of Madison Avenue, to the independent boutiques of Nolita, these hotels put a density of stores on your doorstep. These are the best hotels for shopping in New York City.
Four Seasons New York Downtown

Four Seasons New York Downtown

The downtown sibling of the midtown luxury staple, this new Four Seasons opened its doors in September 2016.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

This highly anticipated Brooklyn newcomer opened its doors on the banks of the East River in February 2017.
Hyatt Centric Times Square

Hyatt Centric Times Square

This 54-story hotel on the edge of Times Square is the flagship of the Hyatt Centric brand.
You'll Want to Move Into These 6 Hotel Lobbies

You'll Want to Move Into These 6 Hotel Lobbies

Square footage in New York hotels can be tight, but some smart properties remedy this fact by designing lobbies with extra appeal. These spaces often attract as many locals as hotel guests, blurring the lines between lounge and lobby.
The 8 Best Hotels Featuring a New York Rarity: A Pool

The 8 Best Hotels Featuring a New York Rarity: A Pool

Of all the hotel amenities, a swimming pool may be one of the rarest in New York City. Whether you're a spa-junkie who likes your pool tucked away, or a scenester who's looking for a lavish rooftop affair, you're gonna want to wear your swimsuit when you check-in to any of these properties.
The 10 Most Ridiculously Photogenic Hotels In New York

The 10 Most Ridiculously Photogenic Hotels In New York

Exposed brick fireplaces. Scenic rooftop bars. Bathtubs with a view. Artfully arranged breakfast plates. Every detail of these hotels is worthy of filling your Instagram feed and impressing lots people you don't know by showing them how fancy you are. Stay here for the likes, but, please, try to look
6 Cheap Hotels With a Ton of Style

6 Cheap Hotels With a Ton of Style

A cheap price tag is often a warning sign: Style is being exchanged for affordability. Yet, there are a few surprises throughout New York that manage to offer both, from properties with historic character to those with a more contemporary style. These are the best boutqiue hotels in NYC.
10 New York Hotels That Are a Serious Bargain

10 New York Hotels That Are a Serious Bargain

New York is notorious for expensive hotel rooms that are small on space. While unfortunately, this is almost always the case, there are some exceptions that offer good value, extra amenities, and even a bit of breathing room. These are the best cheap hotels in NYC.