Soho Grand Hotel
What We Love
- The bars here are among the hottest in Soho and are filled with its beautiful denizens
- Super pet-friendly at no additional cost
- Small but well-stocked gym with cardio machines and free weights
- Free WiFi
What To Know
- It’s a jaunt on the subway or in a taxi to get uptown to Broadway shows, Museum Mile or business meetings in Midtown
- Guestrooms are small but stunning
- The best tables often go to the celebs and models (all the better for people watching)
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
The hotel proudly wears Soho’s heritage on its sleeve. Industrial-chic public spaces by William Sofield channel the nabe’s warehouses and streets with cast iron beams, sidewalk-like concrete floors, and masonry columns. An enormous black-and-white architectural drawing crowns a glass-bottle and concrete staircase leading from the lobby to the second-floor check-in lounge, which features cast iron dogs, turquoise leather furniture, and silver-leaf ceilings that add a touch of quirky glamour. Nailhead- and leather-trimmed headboards, campaign-style dressers, monogrammed shams and plaid upholstery lend a modern dandy look to the guest rooms. Check in early to snag a room on as high a floor as possible for inspiring views uptown, where the Empire State and Chrysler buildings shine in the distance. Knowledgeable concierges can hook you up with hard-to-get reservations at the area’s top restaurants, connect you to a personal shopper, or make spot-on bar recommendations. But here’s the thing: they might tell you to just turn around and head back up to one of the hotel’s three bars, still some of the hottest spots in the neighborhood. For a sophisticated bite, try the Club Room’s American cuisine (with just a hint of French flair) served beneath Terry O’Neill’s iconic photos of 1960s New York. Then enjoy a fireside digestif at the intimate Parlor or join the scenesters at the living room-esque Salon. On weekends, it’s all about the Grand Bar, which always has a rotating cast of great DJs.
In the Area
Take a break from the haute life with an old-school burger and beer at Fanelli Café, or join the fashion types cozying up over budget boho fare at The Smile. Spend an afternoon developing your palate at one of New York Vintners’ two-hour wine classes, hosted by five knowledgeable instructors and an in-house executive chef. Exercise the plastic with trips to famous boutiques like the legendary Opening Ceremony, the Americana-tinged Palmer Trading Company or vintage emporium What Goes Around Comes Around.
How to Get There
Prior to staying at the Soho Grand I always stayed at The Hugo but work led me to this fabulous hotel and am I glad they did! I stayed in a room on the fourth floor, one of the newly renovated rooms, and it was truly lovely. Probably the most spacious NYC hotel room I’ve stayed in. Beautifully decorated and upon arrival I was greeted with soft, delicious cookies. Granted the hand written note to bid me welcome was for a Mr. Robatialle but it was a nice touch anyway. Sorry, Mr. Robatialle, I hovered the cookie down at first sight.
Located in downtown, it’s in a great location if you’re looking for something outside the craziness of mid town and Times Square. The bar beside the hotel is a pleasing little oasis which I will go back to in a heartbeat. Check in was smooth and I thoroughly enjoyed myself.
I would definitely stay again!
A tad pricy but great service and location with typical small rooms but Great security with need to use key card to get elevator to go to your floor. Busy bar on lobby level which is one floor up from the street level. One block from ACE Canal St. subway station. Rooms clean, bed comfortable and bathroom has decent tub/shower. Great towels and TV which one expects at this price point.
I arrived at the hotel for a surprise weekend getaway my wife planned. When I pulled up Jay the door man was already greeting me and opening up the door. He took my bags and I promise you next time I seen them, they were in my room. The hotel is beautiful! I mean just breath taking with the design selected. I arrive at the check-in desk and was greeted by Daisy and the manager Scott. Man! I have never laughed and smiled so much ever during any other check in. Scott. Upgrade the room and helped me find an amazing gift for my wife to say thank you to her. They sent up some amazing cookies and wine for our romantic weekend. The room was renovated so nicely and the TV was huge. The hotel restaurant played great music that night and we didn’t even have to go out. Soho grand has one me over completely. Thank you Scott for all of your help.