Hotel Williamsburg—Brooklyn’s long-awaited luxury boutique hotel—made its stylish debut yesterday, and is likely to become one of the neighborhood’s most glamorous gathering spots for travelers and area hipsters.
Details of the ultra-modern designed, 64-room hotel include a rooftop lounge with skyline views, a swanky sunken dining room in the lobby, and an outdoor pool.
All rooms feature large windows, leather lounge furniture, and high-end extras such Italian linens and toiletries from New York-based Malin + Goetz.
The local vibe continues with the staff’s uniforms, created by the popular clothing boutique Brooklyn Industries, as well as with the hotel’s signature brew made by Brooklyn Brewery.
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The hotel’s restaurant, Pillar & Plough, features soaring ceilings and its own cocktail lounge, plus an open kitchen and menu created by Andrés Julian Grundy.
The 20-foot by 20-foot swimming pool is located on the south side of the restaurant, with a poolside club, cabanas, and a bar with drinks by Alchemy Consulting. The rooftop bar, called The Watering Tower, overlooks McCarren Park, the East River, and the Manhattan skyline.
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Photo credit: Hotel Williamsburg