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4.0
Very Good 1965 Reviews
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What We Love

  • The two-story rooftop bar, with panoramic views of the Hudson River and New York skyline
  • 24-hour basement gym and fitness center
  • Northern Italian fare at the ground-floor Il Principe restaurant

What To Know

  • There’s no spa, but the concierge will be happy to recommend an option in nearby Soho
  • Valet parking is available for an additional fee

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
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Overview

Industrial boutique with nautical style and a rooftop bar in the west side’s up-and-coming Hudson Square

The Lowdown

Exposed concrete and raw leather nod to the warehouses that used to populate the area, while chrome fixtures, glossy walnut paneling, and blue and white furnishings give the hotel a yacht-like feel. The common spaces are also tempered by green touches; vertical gardens adorn the back walls of the lobby and restaurant. Artwork includes detail photographs of New York bridges and mirrored murals on each floor. Upstairs, 122 guest rooms tend toward the nautical, with lacquered wooden headboards, Midcentury Modern furnishings, and clean white linens with navy trim. Well-stocked minibars include full-size bottles of Hudson Bourbon or Don Julio and ample snacks (there’s also room service from the ground-floor restaurant). Il Principe, the Hugo’s 80-seat Northern Italian restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a wood- and marble-surfaced space; grab a seat on the front patio when the weather is nice. The two-story rooftop bar, open year-round, has retractable windows offering panoramic views of the skyline to the east and the Hudson River to the west.

In the Area

Tucked between Tribeca, Soho and the West Village, Hudson Square is just a few blocks from some of the city’s best shopping, drinking and dining options. Head east for prime shopping: Mercer Street is home to boutique favorites Cutler and Gross, A.P.C., and Rag & Bone, while Broadway has big names such as Bloomingdale’s, Top Shop and Uniqlo. Catch an intimate dinner away from the crowds at Little Prince — sit at the candlelit bar and order the French onion soup burger. Just a few blocks away, on Spring, the nearly 200-year-old Ear Inn is the city’s oldest working bar, serving reasonably priced wines and draft beers (as well as chicken pot pie) alongside live jazz on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings. Get your dessert fix at Jacques Torres, New York’s Willy Wonka–esque chocolatier.

How to Get There

Hotel Hugo
525 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013 United States

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 1965 Reviews
Friendly, classy, cool and clean.
thebradster

Great little hotel. Definitely not big rooms, and a boutique feel. But nice. A walk within a ton of stuff in Soho and Tribeca. Wolfgang’s steakhouse two blocks away was good. Friendly and attentive staff - Jose the bellman was great.

Big mistake
Kellyfive

Stayed here, with our young adult children. Really poor experience, didn’t have a roll out bed for our daughter,despite our reservation. Manager couldn’t understand, this was the hotels problem, and felt appropriate to argue with us, because another guest extended their stay.
Restaurant was closed, no room service, cool bar. However on 2 of our evenings, private functions filled the roof terrace. Almost felt as guests we were not welcome. NYC has great hotels lock elsewhere.

Great staff
Anna H

One night stay at Hotel Hugo. Friendly staff especially Jose on the door who went out of his way to be helpful and who drove us to our next destination, using the hotel taxi service. Thank you very much Jose!!