$245 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 23, 2015 Check-out: Aug 24, 2015

Dream Downtown

4 stars
View map of 355 West 16th Street, New York City, NY 10011

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
60 reviews
Awesome for Couples and Singles

Had a fantastic time at the Hotel, great staff, fab cocktails and rooms are just pure modern luxury! See full review

  • Nimibee
  • Jul 24, 2015
Great locatieontwikkelaar ! Good breakfast, swimmingpool and rooftop. Staff was friendly and helpful

Good atmosphere, relaxed, good neighbourhood. We had a perfect stay in Dream Downtown ! See full review

  • Michel V.
  • May 20, 2015

Just around the corner from the Maritime Museum, Dream Downtown offers a bundle of eclectic boutique charms, right in the middle of New York’s Meatpacking District. Flooded with natural light from oversized porthole windows, loft-inspired guestrooms feature a wealth of individualized delights including balconies, a private outdoor hot tub or direct access to the hip poolside deck and beach bar. Complete with a sandy “beach," a 50-foot glass bottom pool shines above the vast lobby lounge. Head on up and enjoy a poolside massage or spa treatment in one of the cabanas.

Highlights

Dream guests will find a myriad of downtown attractions right outside their door, from the unique galleries and cafés of Chelsea, to SoHo’s edgy boutiques and bars. Hop on a loaner bike and cycle along the Hudson, pick up a picnic at Union Square or take in a show at Madison Square Garden. Guests can sample luscious local eateries like Tao Downtown and Buddakan, or stay right in Dream after dark, to experience some of the city’s hottest restaurants and lounges. Savor upscale Mexican tapas at hacienda-inspired Bodega Negra, descend into the sultry crimson spaces of Japanese/French fusion eatery Cherry, head to the ultimate penthouse party at PH-D, or dance the night away at the subterranean Electric Room.

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Dream Downtown Rooms

Bronze Queens
Bronze Queens offer one queen bed with showcase over sized porthole windows, chrome and teak accented furniture, Oushak rugs, safari chairs, rain showerheads, custom bathroom amenities by Etro and a fully-stocked private bar. For the tech-savvy traveler, Bronze Queens come equipped with integrated in-room automation, bedside Tivoli Alarm clock radios and internet-ready 40 inch LED TVs with wireless keyboards and laptop/i-Pod connectivity.
Bronze Kings
Bronze Kings offer one king bed with showcase over sized porthole windows, chrome and teak accented furniture, Oushak rugs, safari chairs, rain showerheads, custom bathroom amenities by Etro and a fully-stocked private bar. For the tech-savvy traveler, Steel Kings come equipped with integrated in-room automation, bedside Tivoli Alarm clock radios and internet-ready 40 inch LED TVs with wireless keyboards and laptop/i-Pod connectivity.
Silver King
Silver King offers one king bed. Rooms have 10-foot high ceilings and average 285 square feet. Silver Kings offer partial views of the New York City skyline including the Empire State Building. Silver Kings showcase oversized porthole windows, chrome and teak accented furniture, Oushak rugs, safari chairs, rain shower heads, custom bathroom amenities by Etro and a fully-stocked private bar. For the tech-savvy traveler, Silver Kings come equipped with integrated in-room automation, bedside Tivoli Alarm clock radios and internet-ready 40 inch LED TVs with wireless keyboards and laptop/i-Pod connectivity.
Silver Double
Silver Double offers one double bed. Rooms have 10-foot high ceilings, average 325 square feet and include two full size beds, as well as a custom over sized armchair or sofa. Silver Doubles showcase oversized porthole windows, chrome and teak accented furniture, Oushak rugs, safari chairs, rain shower heads, custom bathroom amenities by Etro and a fully-stocked private bar. For the tech-savvy traveler, Silver Doubles come equipped with integrated in-room automation, bedside Tivoli alarm clock radios.
Gold King
Gold King offers one king bed. Rooms of average 330 square feet and offer spectacular unobstructed views of the New York City skyline including the Empire State Building. Gold Kings showcase over sized porthole windows, chrome and teak accented furniture, Oushak rugs, safari chairs, rain shower heads, custom bathroom amenities by Etro and a fully-stocked private bar. For the tech-savvy traveler, Gold Kings come equipped with integrated in-room automation, bedside Tivoli alarm clock radios and internet-ready 40 inch LED TVs with wireless keyboards and laptop/i-Pod connectivity.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Night club
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest
Knock light (hearing impaired)

Nearby points of interest

  • Washington Square: 0.1 mi
  • Joyce Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Hudson River Park: 0.2 mi
  • Jackson Square Park: 0.2 mi
  • Gansevoort Market: 0.2 mi
  • Abingdon Square Park: 0.4 mi
  • Dia Center for the Arts: 0.5 mi
  • High Line: 0.5 mi
  • Cherry Lane Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Limelight Marketplace: 0.5 mi
  • Northern Dispensary: 0.5 mi
  • Hughoneill Dry Goods Store: 0.5 mi
  • Jefferson Market Library: 0.5 mi
  • Gay Street: 0.6 mi
  • Museum at FIT: 0.6 mi
  • Washington Square: 0.1 mi
  • Joyce Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Hudson River Park: 0.2 mi
  • Jackson Square Park: 0.2 mi
  • Gansevoort Market: 0.2 mi
  • Abingdon Square Park: 0.4 mi
  • Dia Center for the Arts: 0.5 mi
  • High Line: 0.5 mi
  • Cherry Lane Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Limelight Marketplace: 0.5 mi
  • Northern Dispensary: 0.5 mi
  • Hughoneill Dry Goods Store: 0.5 mi
  • Jefferson Market Library: 0.5 mi
  • Gay Street: 0.6 mi
  • Museum at FIT: 0.6 mi
  • Sheridan Square Viewing Garden: 0.6 mi
  • Forbes Magazine Galleries: 0.6 mi
  • New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (building): 0.7 mi
  • Church of the Ascension, Episcopal: 0.7 mi
  • Grove Court: 0.7 mi
  • Flatiron Building: 0.7 mi
  • Union Square - the Flatiron District: 0.7 mi
  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site: 0.7 mi
  • Winston Churchill Park: 0.7 mi
  • Flatiron District: 0.8 mi
  • Union Square Park: 0.8 mi
  • Provincetown Playhouse: 0.8 mi
  • Washington Mews: 0.8 mi
  • Penn Station: 0.8 mi
  • Montauk Club: 0.8 mi
  • Washington Arch: 0.8 mi
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower: 0.8 mi
  • Union Square Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Lower West Side: 0.8 mi
  • Strand Book Store: 0.9 mi
  • Grey Art Gallery: 0.9 mi
  • Manhattan Mall: 0.9 mi
  • The Players: 0.9 mi
  • Brown Building: 0.9 mi
  • National Arts Club: 0.9 mi
  • West 30th Street Heliport: 0.9 mi
  • Grace Church: 0.9 mi
  • Koreatown, Manhattan: 0.9 mi
  • New York University: 0.9 mi
  • Greenwich Village: 0.9 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Dream Downtown features extremely flexible function spaces for small private dinners and board meetings to large catered events and exhibitions. An extremely experienced staff of catering professionals is on hand at the property to assist in every facet of your even from planning to the big day. To request more information send an email to Sales@dreamdt.com.

Dining

Bodega Negra
A partnership between TAO Group, Serge Becker (Miss Lilys, La Esquina), and his UK partners Will Ricker and Ed Spencer Churchill, Bodega Negra has crossed the pond, bringing its menu of modern Mexican fare to New York Citys Dream Downtown. The menu consists of original items created by Chef Michael Armstrong, as well as a small selection of signature dishes available at the UK location. Chef Armstrongs menu draws inspiration from the diverse regions of Mexico, and is designed for sharing, ranging from small plates such as ceviches, tacos, and salads, to large-format offerings.
Melvin's Juice Box
Add a boost to your day at the organic juice bar and cafe located at the front of Dream Downtown. Juices and smoothies are 100% organic and made fresh daily, and the grab and go menu, including fresh salads, wraps, fruit and juices, is the perfect option for on-the-go. The 37-seat cafe is also available for breakfast, lunch and dinner service a la carte.
Lobby Lounge
The hotel's lobby lounge features a coffee bar by day, bar and DJ by night.
Pool Bar/The Beach
Outdoor year round pool has a Pool Bar & Grill, open seasonally offering Mexican cuisine.
PH-D
Rooftop Bar and Lounge, offering spectacular views of the New York City skyline.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Dream Downtown

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
60 out of 60
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.8

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sarah W.
Palo Alto
Jul 5, 2012

What a wonderful get away!

We loved this hotel! Beautiful and interesting design, great staff, fun location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Shannon B.
Business
west orange
Feb 4, 2015

Terrible Hotel

The staff was rude and they were very inflexible. The rooms are so tiny that it is scary and claustrophobic. The hotel is full of young children, I would never stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Dissatisfied DREAM Guest
Business
New York, NY, USA
Nov 28, 2011

Dream into Nightmare!!!

Although the accommodations at the Dream Hotel was small, it was adequate and in a great location. However, a stained towel was a turn-off. It's very trendy and has a vibrant atmosphere in the evening. Staying at a hotel is not only about the amenities, but also about the experience. While the day began beautifully like a "Dream", the night ended on a sour note, like a "Nightmare"! The huge downside was that Hotel Guests are not treated appropriately by the "Doorman" (Alex) for access to the Penthouse lounge area. The requirements for access to the Penthouse Lounge are not clearly communicated nor applied fairly among guests. It's purely based on whether the "Doorman" feels like letting you in who by the way was very disrespectful and also made threats to hotel guests. Not a great way to end the evening! Although a complaint was lodged at the hotel that evening and the following morning, no credible recourse or action was taken. Hence, it fell on deaf ears. While the Penthouse Lounge is managed separately from the Dream Hotel, executives of the hotel should know how their guests are being treated by employees of their partner, Penthouse Lounge. Such behavior can only be bad for business. For my next stay in NYC in the same area, I plan to try the Gansevoort Hotel which is right around the corner from the Dream Hotel. Again, it's all about the experience!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Dallas Pumpkin
Business
Dallas, TX, USA
Sep 29, 2011

Cool Hotel...Not Functional

The hotel itself is trendy and the staff was friendly, but we were VERY disappointed with the room overall! The room is extremely small, there were no drawers in either the room or bathroom to put our stuff away and the closet was VERY tiny! The sink looks cool, but as a female it was extremely frustrating to get ready because there's no space to put things down. The shower/tub is poorly designed...even though we pulled the curtain closed, when you get out of the shower there was a HUGE puddle of water on the floor! The height of the toilet is kind of strange...when you sit down your feet dangle because it's so tall. We will visit NYC again, but we wont be staying at the Dream!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Shopping in the Meatpacking District is EXTREMELY expensive...unless you have a HUGE wallet I wouldn't waste your time!

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
katherine v
Business
tower lakes, IL
Dec 16, 2012

Not as great as it claims

Room was worn and bed just OK. Tiny rooms and industrial chic look. Hotel is really trying to be cool but rooms are OK - what was great was the windows and view - stunning. But the reason to stay here would be to club and try to be "somebody"

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: In Hotel

Check out the view from PH - amazing

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
NYC FAN 777
Business
San Jose,CA
Aug 31, 2013

Easy Acess

If visiting nyc for a short stay it is a great spot to stay. Great roof top bar with great views. Great Acess to the highline,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Luey
Business
Colorado, USA
Aug 21, 2011

Disappointing for the price

The atmosphere is awesome at this hotel. Great if you want to hang out at the bar/lounge and have cocktails. Very nice and modern feel to it. Down side, the room was disappointing for the price. Dirty area rug and smelt like urine. They are under construction so expect to hear noise from that. Not a lot of room which is expected for a NY hotel. It is located in a nice part of town. Walking distance to resaurants, quick cab ride to times square, central park...Its great hotel if you want a pricey place to party and dont care what the room is like. Personally, will not be repeating my stay here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Alexis 1
Business
Philadelphia, PA
Nov 24, 2014

dream hotel on a Saturday night

I would rate this hotel as average. We checked in a little later than usual, around 7:30 pm. Since it was a Saturday night hotel was so crowded that it was very hard to get through to the elevators. When we finally got there we had to wait to get in the elevator. The room and bathroom were extremely small. Rooms look so much bigger on the pictures. When we came back to our room, around 1:30 am and tried to sleep we coud hear drank people walking back and forth our floor till around 5am. However if the party at the PHD club at this hotel is your only intension, and you don`t really care about the size of the room and getting some sleep before 5am then it is a right hotel for you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Cookshop- Great breakfast !!!

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Keith F.
Business
New Orleans
Jan 12, 2015

Is this a Nightclub or Hotel?

The hotel was fine, but I've never been stopped from entering a hotel by a bouncer. Even after I showed my key, I still had issues getting in. Finally a desk person saw the growing confrontation and saved me. It ruined the rest of the stay. Nice bathroom though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Keith F.
Business
New Orleans
Mar 3, 2015

Is it a nightclub or a hotel

It was a nice place, but when you have trouble getting in because there's a line for the nightclub on the roof something's wrong.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Gi2015
Business
N/A
Apr 6, 2015

New York

I enjoyed my stay at the Dream hotel . I like this hotel because is a great location but the rooms are not that great . I think is little pricy comparing to the other hotels .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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