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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had some work to do in Chelsea and booked this hotel based on the outstanding location. I knew it had a funky vibe based on the online photos, but had no clue how trendy and unique it would be until I walked into the lobby, saw the impeccably dressed patrons and realized I was out of my element. But it...

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and loved your room. We are very proud of all of the work that went into designing our hotel. I will be sure to share your kind words with Willis. We are very fortunate to have him on our team....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceeded expectations. Friendly staff that helped with shipment of event swag by email after checkout. Stored box securely even after I was no longer technically a guest. Thanks Joseph S! Front desk also suggested recommendations, and were more Canadian nice than I was.

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Sam - Our sincerest thanks for your review of Dream Downtown! We are fortunate to have so many wonderful people here who truly care about guests. I will be sure to share your kind words with Joseph and the rest of the dream team. Please feel free to reach out to me directly should you need assistance with future reservations....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel, awesome view, and exceptional staff. We loved our stay, it was a very comfortable and well equipped room. Stephanie, the front desk manager was beyond helpful and friendly. Her hospitality was exemplary, the combination of wonderful management and a great ambience made our stay that much more enjoyable. =)

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! I'm thrilled to read you enjoyed your experience with us. Stefanie is certainly a rockstar and I will be sure to mention your kind review to her. Please do reach out to me directly the next time you would like to stay with us as I would be happy to oversee your...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really cute hotel with cool vibes. Close to lots of restaurants and nightlife. Stefanie at the front desk was super friendly and knowledgeable! We booked a room with a beautiful city view. It was amazing to see the Empire State Building at night. Will definitely return soon!

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Madelyn - Our sincerest thanks for your review of Dream Downtown. We're fortunate to be in such a vibrant and exciting part of Manhattan; there are simply so many things to do and see in Meatpacking. I will be sure to mention your kind words to Stefanie, our rock star front office manager. We are very grateful to have her...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

great hotel, nice staff, good food and drinks! Very nice pool :) stephanie at the front desk was very friendly and sweet. everyone that works there is very nice. Dream Hotel NYC awesome place to stay and get to know the city a little more

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Rodrigo - Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! We are fortunate to have such wonderful people here at the hotel who deeply care about our guests and their experiences. I will be sure to share your kind words with Stefanie, our superstar front office manager. Please do feel free to reach out to us directly the next time...

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Love the Dream Downtown! The combination of the friendly, helpful staff, the lively lobby, the incredible location and the peace and beauty of our lovely room (this time with a view of the Empire State Bldg) made for a fabulous stay. Love the proximity to Chelsea Market and easy walk to the West Village. Love that the desk staff remembers...

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Dream Downtown! I am delighted to hear that you had another great stay with us. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to our team. Thank you again and we do hope to have you as our guest again soon. Sincerely, Dan Daley General Manager DDaley@dreamhotels.com

North Houston, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was my second time at the dream, and I love it! The rooms use the limited space excellently, e. g. the bar and closet hiding in the wall; however, when you open the door, you have another mirror. The shower is a 'dream', I could stay in there all day, well, it's large enough to have a crowd in...

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

The staff were responsive and personal. The lobby is really nice and the room is none like I'd seen before. Very modern with high ceilings and every current technology outlet for your use. The room has personalized messages welcoming you into the hotel. The best part was definitely the staff. Would recommend to anyone staying in that area.

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Milford
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Room, bedding and bath were great. The restaurants Megu, a favorite! The Mexican Bodega was awesome with shrimp cerviche so delicious..... The penthouse club and lounge were such fun.... Room service was great - the food was soooo good, one of the best French toast and Ceasar salads.....Can't wait to go back!

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Far Hills, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Terrific boutique hotel in a great location. The hotel also has a nice rooftop bar with a great view of Manhattan. Rooms are decorated with a trendy/contemporary flair and nicely appointed. Rooms are not large but standard for the NY hotel market.

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Thank you for taking time to review Dream Downtown! We're humbled you saw fit to give your experience with us five starts. I'm glad you were able to enjoy a drink at our crown jewel PHD. The view certainly cannot be beat. Thank you again for your review and please feel free to reach out to me directly for any...

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Chelsea
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighbourhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carrying on an exciting and imaginative new concept in inventive, full-service luxury travel brought by its predecessors Dream Midtown and Dream South Beach, Dream Downtown is the latest jewel in the impressive Vikram Chatwal Hotel portfolio. Situated between the hip, cool Meatpacking District and chic, charming Chelsea, Dream Downtown's loft-style accommodations and innovative atmosphere breathe new life into the New York hotel scene. Our Downtown Manhattan hotel offers the best location for travelers aching for the interesting in New York City travel. Dream Downtown is within walking distance to The Highline, superior shopping, numerous Chelsea art galleries, Milk Studio, Union Square, and the famous neighborhoods of SoHo, Chelsea, and the West Village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dream Downtown

Address: 355 West 16th Street, New York City, NY 10011-5902 (Formerly Dream Meatpacking District)
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Price Range: $399 - $775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Dream Downtown 4.5*
Number of rooms: 314
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Dream Downtown Hotel New York City
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in New York City
#51 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#75 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#116 Family Hotel in New York City
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“Ask for rooms off the street and facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles dunyal, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay high up so you get away from the noise on the streets as much as possible”
 of 5 bubbles 664pian, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask the front desk to have someone show you how to work the light switches in room.”
 of 5 bubbles Gini65, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are in front of hotel due to busy nightclub can be a bit noisy on weekends”
 of 5 bubbles jaggergirrl, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suites with pool view and separate bedroom are spacious for NYC”
 of 5 bubbles lenkre, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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