Long Island City is the most up-and-coming neighborhood of New York. This formerly gritty industrial area has undergone some TLC and is now hip, stylish and attracting a plethora of city dwellers and families. Z NYC Hotel takes on its once industrial surroundings and has transformed it into a contemporary, jazz infused sleek boutique den. So check into one of the 100 rooms at Z, and wander some of the best cultural, culinary and commercial hot spots around.
30 minutes from JFK airport will bring you promptly to the doors of Z Hotel, perfectly located just across the East River from mid-Manhattan. Public transport is easy to use and there is plenty just outside your door. For subway lines you are only one stop away from central midtown (Grand Central station), as well as trains and water taxis are all at your dispense and run frequently. Or you could always opt for a traditional yellow cab – well you have to ride one at some point really.
The rooms have been specifically designed to enhance the view you get of Manhattan, from your 10ft windows showcase the stunning view over the East River, to simple muted tones and graphics. It gives you the feeling that you are not just looking at Manhattan, but are amongst it. Each room is equipped with all the gadgets and gizmos you expect in any New York Hotel, as well as an oasis of a bathroom that is equipped with an amazing waterfall shower.
WHY WE LIKE IT
It has to be the view of Manhattan. Even if you are not the biggest morning person, who wouldn’t want to wake up and not see that? Day or night it looks spectacular and you won’t be able to see it like this from anywhere else in the city.