DUANE Street Hotel in the heart of Tribeca

DUANE Street Hotel | Tribeca, New York City | Want to feel like home while being away and enjoying all the services of a world class hotel, then I am sure the Duane Street Hotel is the option for you. I know, the first thing it might come into your mind is… Tribeca?. Well let me tell you, not only the hotel is surrounded by restaurants and trendy shops, but also is located only 3 blocks away from the Hudson River, and 2 blocks away from the Chambers subway station (lines A, C, 1, 2 ,3). Premium member of the HERSHA Hotels group management, combining years of experience and personalized service.[tab name=’> CM Experience’]

After spending two days at the DUANE Street Hotel, I would define them with an expression we use in spanish – BBB Bueno, Bonito y Barato – ( Great, Cute and Inexpensive ). I have to say that it was a very pleasant, relaxed and comfortable experience. No extreme luxury, basic chic design and style, great service and as this was not enough, they feature Mehtaphor by Chef Jehangir Mehta an avant-garde intimate restaurant inspired by Asian urban tastes and scents, with the personal signature touches by the chef.
Savor the intimacy and exclusivity of a mere 45 guest rooms, assuring you a uniquely personal, and exceedingly private, stay. Enjoy modern, loft-inspired accommodations and the chic feeling of a metropolitan home. It’s a fresh perspective on what a lower Manhattan hotel can be. The Duane Street Hotel is ideally suited for upscale vacations or business trips.Custom furniture designed by Architect, Paul Vega. The natural wood plank flooring and soothing color palette strike a minimalist tone. And 11-foot ceilings, oversized windows, and sleek plasma televisions add an artistic flare.
Slate bathrooms with glass-walled rain showers offer revitalizing refuge. This is the only concern and comment I made to the management, where I consider they should upgrade the bathroom amenities and towels, which by the way, was very well taken and accepted.
Some of the thing that impressed me about DUANE Street Hotel, were: (1). The soundproofing of the room windows, a big issue for New York hotels. (2). Their personalized service and friendly staff, which indeed makes you feel at home while away from home. Somehow the information filtered and they found out I am a big fan of Red Velvet Cake. Forget the champagne bottles, cheese and crackers or Bulgari amenities… Red Velvet Cake was this time. Way to go Duane Street Hotel.
With rates starting at USD 219 + TAX per night on when booking by CM by Carlos Melia (fill out form below). They are always looking for new ways to stay competitive and welcoming. Rates include complimentary high-speed and WiFi Internet access, slate and marble bathrooms with rain-shower heads, CD/stereo/clock radio with MP3 hookup, plasma HDTV television with premium cable channels, 17-inch laptop safe, plush bathrobe, state-of-the-art pillow-top mattress with a naturally fibered, hygienic duvet, European bed linens and luxurious duvets. They are in negotiations with brands like Equinox to offer future access to their Spa and Fitness Center to those gets staying at the hotel. Special Summer promotion 15% OFF 3 Night Stay or More (valid till AUG 31, 2011). Enjoy 15% discount when you book 3 nights or more on a Deluxe Queen or Executive King Loft Style Room.
A little DID YOU KNOW Moment: Something interesting to mention is that the hotel is located over Duane Street, between Church and West Broadway, but the next parallel street is Reade Street So you do the association DuaneReade. This intersection was the location of the DuaneReades company’s first successful full-service drugstore, which opened in 1960 on Broadway between Duane and Reade Streets in Manhattan. So a little piece of history.  Anyhow we had an amazing dinner at Mehtaphor, located in lobby of the hotel, but this is an experience for its own post to come soon. Definitely DUANE Street Hotel in Tribeca offers an intimate and relaxed hideaway setting lofty new standards for Lower Manhattan boutique hotels. CM

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DUANE Street Hotel
130 Duane Street, New York, NY, United States

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A Delightfully Different Lower Manhattan Boutique Hotel

Consider Duane Street Hotel your relaxing home away from home. Nestled amid the stylish shops, galleries, and eateries of Tribeca, this all-new New York Manhattan boutique hotel is the perfect embodiment of its eclectic surroundings. While the architecture and decor feature a high-end urban design, the relaxed, welcoming spirit suggests an intimate neighborhood hideaway. It’s this unique character that sets us apart from uninspiring lower Manhattan boutique hotels.

> NEW! Scholastic Bedtime Library: A collection of Scholastic children’s books are located at our front desk and can be checked out by in-house guests.
> Complimentary WiFi and hardwired high-speed Internet access
> Complimentary use of iPads
> Complimentary access to Tribeca Health & Fitness
> Stylish dining at Mehtaphor Restaurant
> In-room spa services from Euphoria Spa
> 24-hour concierge service
> Complimentary weekday newspaper delivery
> Off-site overnight parking

A Fresh New Option among Manhattan Boutique Hotels
With just 45 loft-inspired guestrooms, Duane Street in Tribeca offers an intimate and relaxed hideaway in the heart of New York’s most sought after neighborhood. 

Put a stylish New York spin on your trip at an all-new destination that dares to be different – the Duane Street Hotel. Unique in character, the 45 guest rooms at this inventive Manhattan luxury boutique hotel are contemporary yet functional — perfectly at home in an artistic neighborhood of designer lofts and converted warehouses. Custom furniture designed by Architect, Paul Vega. The natural wood plank flooring and soothing color palette strike a minimalist tone. And 11-foot ceilings, oversized windows, and sleek plasma televisions add an artistic flare … while slate bathrooms with glass-walled rain showers offer revitalizing refuge. Wrap yourself in a lush, terry-cloth robe and relax in our plush, pillowtop bed and luxurious European bedding. A tranquil retreat from typical small Manhattan luxury hotels. Duane Street offers a relaxing home away from home.

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Carlos Melia global bespoke Travel Agent, Travel Blogger, Concierge, Hospitality Consultant and Wedding Planner. Member of VIRTUOSO. Has earned, after over 25 years of Mainstream and Gay Travel experience, the mote of "Little Marco Polo". Jetsetter, bon vivant curates the world of luxury travel & lifestyle by experience, one destination at the time. Associated to First in Service Travel and Tzell Travel Network. Founder of LGTNetwork - Luxury Gay Travel Network. Follow, read and share my travel experiences worldwide at www.carlosmelia.com