Dream Downtown

355 West 16th Street, New York City, NY
Manhattan - Meatpacking District

Action Bar

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  • Complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet (a value of $9.99 per day)

  • Complimentary breakfast “To Go” per guest, served at the breakfast bar (a value of $15 per day)

  • Complimentary welcome amenity (changes seasonally)

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18
Rating

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Ratings Breakdown

  • Rooms18
  • Public Spaces18
  • Service17.5
  • Overall18
93
Reviews

Most recent review:

What I liked:

I thought the hotel was beautiful and we'll appointed. The facilities we're great and the staff was friendly and helpful.

What the hotel could do better:

This hotel has to decide who is more important, the hotel guest or the drunk 20 year Olds they allow to troll all the public spaces, clubs, bars and pools. I felt like I was in south beach or Las Vegas. While all the facilities were top notch we couldn't get close to them as they were too crowded. They let people linger at the pool all day when people who wanted to spend money couldn't get in. We left our phone number at 10:30 am on Sunday at the pool and got called at 5 pm telling us there was one chair available. Really?

Joseph

Stayed July 2015

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Hotel Description

If it’s not an outright contradiction in terms, we’d suggest that Dream Downtown — new though it is — is best seen as a piece of New York hotel history. It’s just around the corner from the Maritime, and its historic building shares both an architect and a porthole-scored seafaring motif. And though the notion of the Meatpacking District as nightlife mecca would have taken the first generation of boutique hoteliers quite by surprise, the Dream hotels (and their founder, Vikram Chatwal) are a continuation of a tradition that began a generation ago, right here in New York.

First things first. The rooms are modestly sized, this being New York, but not outrageously small — in fact for this town they’re fairly generous, and those big porthole windows tend to magnify the space. The look is clean and modern, with particular attention paid to the bathrooms, as is the current custom, and to such necessities as fine, sturdy beds and high-end electronics. Meanwhile the suites begin to positively spread out, with such luxuries as private hot tubs and full-size living rooms. Brothers in head-turning Franck and Leo Izquierdo helm the on-site IGK Salon, for that extra kick of celebrity magnetism.

Of course, in a hotel like Dream, the public spaces are at least half of the story. The pool, open year-round and complete with sandy beach, is adults-only after noon, going from sun deck to nightclub over the course of a day. There’s an outpost of London’s popular Bodega Negra for cocktails and contemporary Mexican, Cherry restaurant serves up Japanese food with a French accent, Melvin’s Juice Box keeps things casual with organic juices and smoothies alongside light grab-and-go snacks, and PH-D is a postgraduate-level course in rooftop-terrace revelry, with a stringent admission policy to match. Or for a genuinely public experience, hop on one of the hotel’s loaner bikes and take a ride along Hudson, where the last thing you need to worry about is dressing to impress.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 316 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Happening

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)

Need to Know

-Please note there is an extra charge of 75 USD per person per night for a third and fourth guest in the Silver Double room & the Platinum Suite. -Dream Beach & Pool is adults only after 12 noon. -Please note that at the signature rooftop lounge PH-D, entry after 9:30pm is at the doorman's discretion; access is not guaranteed. Please contact hotel for further details.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

Hotel Booking Widget

Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-fi (charges apply)

Need to Know

-Please note there is an extra charge of 75 USD per person per night for a third and fourth guest in the Silver Double room & the Platinum Suite. -Dream Beach & Pool is adults only after 12 noon. -Please note that at the signature rooftop lounge PH-D, entry after 9:30pm is at the doorman's discretion; access is not guaranteed. Please contact hotel for further details.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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