$265 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Aug 31, 2014 Check-out: Sep 2, 2014

Dream Downtown

4 stars
355 West 16th Street, New York City, NY 10011
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
49 reviews
Great Weekend

Spend the weekend in the city with my boyfriend and this was the perfect hotel. I am very funny... See full review

  • Giants Bunny
  • Mar 17, 2014
Highly recommend dream

Positioned nicely in the Meat-packing District, and two blocks from Chelsea Market, the location... See full review

  • Kaily traveler
  • Mar 14, 2014
Carrying on an exciting and imaginative new concept in inventive, full-service luxury travel brought by its predecessors Dream New York 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.
Featuring 315 loft-style guestrooms and suites, accommodations at Dream Downtown feature blissful amenities such as flat screen TVs, high-speed WiFi, custom Etro toiletries and 350-thread-count Egyptian cotton bed linens. The rooms at our Meatpacking District hotel offer the perfect reprieve from a day spent touring the sights of New York City, or the perfect meeting place to begin a marvelous night out in the city that never sleeps.
Dream Downtown features some of the best Manhattan restaurants. Add a boost to your day at Melvin's Juice Box, 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. Fluent in Japanese but with a French accent, Cherry features sushi and sake from Bond Street creator Jonathon Morr. 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.
Dream Downtown 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. Arriving at Dream Downtown is easy, just a few miles away from Newark International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Please note the hotel pool is reserved for adults only after 12pm. Children under the age of 16 may not be permitted in the pool after that time.
Please note that at the signature rooftop lounge PH-D, entry after 9:30pm is at the doorman's discretion; access is not guaranteed. Please contact hotel for further details.

Hotel Map

40.7418 -74.003
Area served
A destination in the Meatpacking District for design, architecture, art, fashion, luxury boutiques, restaurants and nightlife for you to explore. Dream Downtown is in the center of the new New York.
Nearby airports
Dream Downtown will connect you easily to NYC's major airports: La Guardia (LGA): 45 minutes John F. Kennedy (JFK): 1 hour 30 minutes Newark (EWR): 1 hour 30 minutes.
Area description
Built as the new model for Dream hotels to come, Dream Downtown takes its place as a new "social hive" for the neighborhood. The reinvention of this modern landmark building, designed by Albert Ledner in the late 1960s, is meant to appeal to NYC natives and travelers alike. Dream Downtown features two distinctive restaurants, four lounges, a glassbottom pool on the rooftop directly over the hotel's lobby bar, a well equipped 24-hour fitness center, 6,000 plus square feet of exhibition space and loft-inspired guest rooms that feel anything but typical.

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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

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Spa
Night club
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Service dogs allowed
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest

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
  • Madison Square Garden: 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

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 caf 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 caf is also available for breakfast, lunch and dinner service 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.

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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (49)

Ratings and reviews for Dream Downtown

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
4 out of 49
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
MTK
LA, CA
Aug 8, 2011

Hotel was a some what dream

I stayed at the new Dream Hotel Downtown. I must say for the 6 weeks it has been open it was lovely. It is in a GREAT area the meat packing district and was young, fun and hip. The pool reminded me of a Miami pool which I loved and was very relaxing. The staff was on it at the pool area!! The rooms are small but great! I didn't love the shower (water pressure terrible) and the mechanics of the room still need to be worked out, but all in all you def want to stay at the DREAM Downtown for a nice getaway to NYC. Another aspect that I didn't love is that if you want to go to the lounge (and you are a hotel guest) you would have to wait in line. Which makes no sense-they should at least have a priority system going on for hotel guests at least if we are paying that much money you should be able to have some sort of jump of the line pass or priority over local customers who go to lounge. All in all, I LOVED this hotel and it is a must to stay there if you are in NYC or planning a fun little vaca to the city for 4 nights or so.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Chelsea Market for lunch or snack is fab from this hotel.

Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
B Lane
Atlanta, GA, USA
Jun 3, 2012

Birthday Trip

Fabulous hotel, very chic, wonderful bed. The only drawback is that the walls are thin and you can almost carry on a conversation with next door guests.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
kerryw
albany, ny
Sep 5, 2011

Perfect in almost every way

when I arrived at the hotel I had a grin from ear to ear that I could not for the life of me get off my face. I hit the pool first thing just to relax and have a couple drinks. I was giggling like a school girl as I called one friend after another to describe the amenities and decor. it was like a little piece of Miami or Vegas right in the city. enough bout that. the location couldn't have been better. right around the corner from meatpacking hotspots. the staff was excellent - polite, friendly, down to earth. One HUGE complaint...if you need to take a nap during the day, forget about it. For 3 hrs straight tried t get a nap in so I didn't fizzle at night but no such luck. Doors on my floor were slamming every 3 minutes...no exaggeration. Believe it was the cleaning staff going from room to room. the slamming sound was as loud as if it where my own door being slammed. The walls were paper thin. I could hear a conversation between two women in the very next room clear as a bell...no raised voices, just normal voices. I woke up the next morning about 930 to drilling (still under construction) and more door slamming. I opened my door and sure enough it was cleaning staff entering rooms and just letting the doors slam shut. Didn't mind the sound of vacuums or the drilling, but the door slamming must be fixed. I would stay there again, but will have to understand that a nap is out of the question.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Dream Downtown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
xdlo
Santiago, Chile
Nov 18, 2012

Stylish in Meatpacking

This is a great hotel option if you like to have a stylish stay in the Big Apple.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Nightlife tip: In Hotel

The Rooftop Bar/Terrace is great

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