Dream Downtown

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

Action Bar

18
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Hotel Description

If it’s not an outright contradiction in terms, we’d suggest that the Dream Downtown hotel is best seen as a piece of New York hotel history. It’s just around the corner from the Maritime hotel, 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.

About the Neighborhood

Still the home to many of New York's butchers and meat purveyors, the Meatpacking District's cobblestone streets are now stalked by late-night revelers, boutique hotels, upscale shoppers, and tech-sector employees, thanks to the presence of Apple and Google's NYC headquarters. Sandwiched between Chelsea and the West Village, it's prime real estate, a convenient location for a new downtown nightlife mecca.

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New York City (the island of Manhattan) runs North-South with East & West sides. Downtown (Wall St.) is at the southern tip while the East & West Sides are divided by Central Park above 59th Street. Harlem tops off the Northern tip of the island.

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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. Entry at the signature rooftop lounge PH-D after 9:30pm is at the doorman's discretion; access is not guaranteed. Please contact hotel for further details. A contract and damage waiver must be signed when reserving the Guest House

Credit cards accepted:

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

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Guest House

    • Fits 6 people
    • 2 King Beds
    • 2000 ft²/185 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central heating
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • Nanny room with 1 queen bed
    • outdoor hot tub
    • phones
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • soaking tub
    • terrace
    • turndown service
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • Bronze Queen Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 225 ft²/20 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street or city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • concrete floor
    • flat panel television
    • iPod docking station
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Silver King Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 285 ft²/26 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street or city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • concrete floor
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Bronze King Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 285 ft²/26 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street or city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • concrete floor
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Gold King Pool

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
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    Views: pool.

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  • Silver King Pool

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
    Amenities

    Views: pool.

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  • Bronze King Balcony

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
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    Views: street.

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  • Silver Double Room

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Double Beds
    • 325 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • concrete floor
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • Please note there is an extra charge of $75 for addtl person
    • rain shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Gold King Room

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 330 ft²/30 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street or city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • iPod docking station
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • tiled floor
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Platinum King

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 500 ft²/46 m².
    Amenities

    Views: city.

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  • Platinum Suite Pool

    • Fits 3 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 520 ft²/48 m².
    Amenities

    Views: pool.

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  • The Platinum Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 540 ft²/50 m².
    Amenities

    Views: pool or street.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • phones
    • Please note there is an extra charge of $75 for addtl person
    • rain shower
    • separate living room
    • sofa sleeper
    • terrace
    • tiled floor
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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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. Entry at the signature rooftop lounge PH-D after 9:30pm is at the doorman's discretion; access is not guaranteed. Please contact hotel for further details. A contract and damage waiver must be signed when reserving the Guest House

Credit cards accepted:

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

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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