If you’re travelling to NYC as a family or with close friends, you might consider staying in a hotel suite or aparthotel that offers the privacy of your own rooms with the intimacy to relax and socialise together.
Suites are usually considered the most indulgent of hotel accommodation offerings, but if you’re travelling as part of a larger group and are spreading the cost between you all, this doesn’t necessarily need to be the case. This is especially true if you opt for an aparthotel, which tend to be more affordable than hotel suites while providing all of the convenience and comfort. If you’re seeking this kind of set-up for your stay in New York, we’ve picked out 10 of the best hotels and aparthotels with 2-bedroom suites – spanning a range of price points – across the city.
A few minutes’ walk from the Empire State Building, this exceptional hotel combines a prime location with some lavish amenities. The hotel’s 2-bedroom Penthouse suite affords guests panoramic views of the city. It features two separate bedrooms with king and queen-sized beds, a large elegantly-designed living space, and a modern kitchen with a centre island and dining table. The suite’s bedrooms also boast luxurious ensuite marble bathrooms with a whirlpool tub and walk-in showers. Elsewhere in the hotel, there’s an on-site wine bar, a swimming pool, a wellness centre, and a business centre. From $869 per night.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
This upscale waterfront hotel moments from Brooklyn Bridge Promenade offers several sumptuous suites, including the 2-bedroom Riverhouse suite. Thoughtful touches include a carved stone soaking tub, curated minibar, and original artwork by local artisans. In the ultra-luxury bathroom, guests can refresh with a triple-filtered rain shower surrounded by Natal mahogany and marble, then relax in cotton-knit towels and robes. The property also has communal spaces for working or relaxing, a fitness centre, a 50-person screening room and a grab-and-go café. As an added perk, all hotel guests are given daily access to a Tesla vehicle for complimentary rides within a 3 miles radius. From $5,000 per night.
Mint House at 70 Pine
Combining the classic comfort of home and the modern luxury of a hotel, this sumptuous aparthotel prides itself on giving guests all the perks of hotel living and none of the trade-offs. Located 750 yards from Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, every one of the apartments comes with a fully equipped kitchen with a dining table, a flat-screen cable TV, and a private bathroom. Among the apartments available are two double bedroom options, each stylishly decorated and furnished. Elsewhere in the property, guests can make use of 24-hour front desk and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. From $210 per night.
Roger Smith Hotel
With its centrepiece handcrafted oak bar and exposed brick walls, there’s a distinctly rustic look and feel about this artsy New York hotel. Situated on the east side of Manhattan, close to the art deco Chrysler Building, its creative vibes extend to the guest rooms and communal corridors which are dotted with eye-catching works by local artists. What’s more, as a keen patron of the arts, the hotel hosts live performances and other events in its numerous pop-up spaces, including up on the 16th floor at Henry’s Rooftop Bar, where guests can enjoy creative cocktails and stunning views. As for room options, they include Premium Suites which could be mistaken for large Manhattan apartment, featuring select furnishings and wallpaper, two bedrooms, a spacious living room, a kitchenette, and an in-room library, plus opulent marble bathrooms in some. From $489 per night.
Sonder at One Platt
Nestled in the heart of Manhattan’s Financial District, this aparthotel features an array of communal amenities to keep guests relaxed, entertained, and productive. Relax on the rooftop lounge, explore the common areas complete with co-working space and a pool table, or hit the fitness centre for a workout. Among their apartment offerings are 2-bedroom suites that come with a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, and a sleeper sofa. Popular points of interest near the aparthotel include the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, One World Trade Center and Brooklyn Bridge. From $275 per night.
Visitors to the Big Apple can surround themselves with the elegance of the Upper East Side at this luxurious Rosewood hotel. The 189 rooms and suites feature elegant views of Central Park and Manhattan’s skyline, while formal dining awaits guests in The Carlyle Restaurant and entertainers create the quintessential New York cabaret experience in the hotel’s famed Café Carlyle. Ideal for families or friends traveling together is the hotel’s Superior 2-Bedroom Suites, which provide a generous living space together with a master bedroom and a second bedroom, along with two bathrooms and a kitchenette. Guests can also make use of an in-room Nespresso coffee machine, slippers and terrycloth bathrobes, and a fully stocked mini bar. From $4,300 per night.
Andaz Wall Street
Perched in New York’s financial district, within walking distance of the South Street Seaport, New York Stock exchange and ferries to the Statue of Liberty and Governor’s Island, this concept hotel combines contemporary luxury with a distinctly hip vibe. The light coloured guest rooms feature local art, while the lobby area is as chic as they come. Among the hotel’s room options is the Premier Suite, which includes a marble dining table for 8 and a living room area, and can be connected to a separate room with a pair of double beds to create a 2-bedroom suite. Hotel perks include coffee, tea and cookies available in the lobby, and a nightly wine hour. From $526 per night.
1 Hotel Central Park
Another 1 Hotel can be found just seconds from the vast green expanse of Central Park and legendary Carnegie Hall. Featuring a restaurant and separate bar, a fitness centre, 24-hour front desk, and snack bar, the hotel has everything needed for a comfortable and convenient stay. The 2-bedroom Greenhouse Suite is one of the hotel’s most impressive accommodation options, and comes with two-and-a-half bathrooms complete with a Japanese soaking tub,, a separate living room and dining area, a media room with a custom modular sofa, and a living green wall of ferns and ivy that bring the beauty of nature inside. Guests can also take in the Manhattan skyline and the treetops of Central Park right from the suite’s windows. From $5,110 per night.
AKA Central Park
For visitors seeking a stay of a week or more in New York,, AKA offers sophisticated hotel accommodations and spacious furnished residences with business, wellness, and lifestyle amenities in iconic neighbourhoods. Among their Manhattan offerings, their Central Park property strikes the perfect balance between the privacy of a residence and the hospitality and style of an intimate hotel. The 2-bedroom suites are spread over 900 square feet and boast refined details including marble-clad bathrooms with glass-mosaic accents, as well as full kitchens with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. The living rooms feature plush furnishings and a spacious dining area, and guests can also enjoy free Internet and daily housekeeping. From $285 per night.
Residence Inn by Marriott
Positioned 900 yards from Times Square, Residence Inn by Marriott is a modern aparthotel in the heart of the buzz and bonhomie of the city. The residence is home to fully furnished suites complete with a flat-screen TV and kitchens or kitchenettes, while many also offer expansive city views. The property also has a fitness centre, a bar with a pool table and business rooms. There are a number of room configurations, and one of them comes in the shape of 2-bedroom suites that provides an affordable solution for friends, families and co-workers visiting town. These comfortable and spacious suites come with a living/sitting area, a well-equipped kitchen, and a writing desk. From $337 per night.