132 West 45th Street, New York City, NY, USA
Neighborhood: Manhattan - Times Square
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For anyone tired out by the unrelenting tackiness of the neon-lit Times Square, there’s an alternative, this one in basic black. The Night Hotel, a new addition on West 45th between Sixth and Seventh, is, adjusting for the neighborhood, the model of fashionable composure, from the monochrome checks of the lobby floor to the black-and-white Gothic chic of the perversely cozy bedrooms.
And this being Times Square, of course, it’s ever so slightly over the top. This isn’t monochrome-as-minimalism, in a downtown style, but more a black velvet fantasy, a romantic evocation of a darker, more glamorous Gotham. It’s a smallish hotel, less than a hundred rooms, and like most New York hotel rooms, they’re not overly large. They are, however, well-appointed, with plasma TVs, iPod stereo systems, and generous creature comforts, including 400-thread-count Frette sheets and customized Bespoke bath products, which probably matter more to the Night’s amorous clientele than, say, full-sized work desks — though the latter, one imagines, might find themselves drafted into improvised service too.
Red Moon, the hotel’s restaurant, serves Japanese-Vietnamese fusion in an attractive low-lit dining room — though, this being Manhattan, there’s no shortage of dining options outside the hotel’s walls. Just don’t be surprised if you find all that colored light a little hard to take, after a night or two at the Night.
- 72 Rooms
- Style: Modern Design
- Atmosphere: Lively
- 244 Guest Reviews
- Night Hotel
- 132 West 45th Street
- New York City, NY, USA
- Neighborhood: Manhattan - Times Square
Hotel amenities and services
- 100% non-smoking hotel
- 24 hour concierge
- 24 hour front desk
- Babysitting (on request)
- Central air conditioning
- Luggage storage
- Room service
- Self service parking (charges apply)
- Shopping area nearby
- Valet parking (charges apply)
- Wake-up service
- Wi-fi (charges apply)