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What We Love

  • All rates include continental breakfast (muffins; coffee or tea)
  • Sundowners on the huge roof deck with views of the Hudson River and Chrysler Building
  • Cabins with terraces have private hot tubs

What To Know

  • Beware light sleepers: While windows are well soundproofed, walls between cabins and to the corridors are thin
  • Bathrooms are open-plan and have glass doors (not for the shy)
  • Although the cabins are styled to resemble pod hotels, First Cabin King Rooms are a spacious 336 square feet

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

Futuristic, budget-friendly stay with a lobby robot, rooftop bar and Asian-fusion restaurant

The Look

At the corner of 10th Avenue and 42nd Street, Yotel is a 669-room hotel of the future, complete with Jetsons–meets–Vanilla Sky interiors. Self check-in is done via a kiosk in the white-on-white lobby, the Asian fusion restaurant turns into a dance floor at the flip of a table-retracting switch, and left luggage gets deposited into lockers by a giant robot with a 60-foot hydraulic arm.

Bed and Bath

The first big city outing for the Yotel brand (started by Yo! Sushi founder Simon Woodroffe), the $315 million development comprises 669 cabins on 27 floors — a staggering number explained by Woodroffe’s fondness for first-class airplane cabins and Japan’s famous pod hotels. Cabins range from minute to apartment-like, but all share a Tetris-style approach to space saving. Motorized beds are left in the upright (and locked) position, a single rail replaces space-hogging wardrobes, and open-plan bathrooms are enclosed behind a sliding glass door. A flat-screen TV and plug for your iPad/Phone/Pod form part of the “techno wall,” and floor-to-ceiling windows overlook a gritty New York cityscape.

Beyond

All guest floors have communal galleys with coffee and tea facilities, microwaves and vending machines for those on a budget. Or you can sample the pan-Asian bites at the fourth-floor restaurant, Dohyo, named for and styled like a Japanese wrestling ring. The bar, which attracts a cocktail-loving crowd at night, becomes a breakfast buffet of free muffins and coffee the next morning. The enormous wraparound terrace attracts a party-loving crowd to its “Bottomless Brunch” on Saturday mornings and the DJ dance party late on Saturday nights. There’s also an on-site gym, movie screening room, yoga studio and event space.

How to Get There

YOTEL New York
570 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10036 United States

Reviews

All bling, no substance
macmurph25

The hotel looks nice, don't expect the basic amenities like soap and ice and towels. And be ready to poop in the same room as you sleep. There is no separation between the bed and the toilet besides a sliding glass wall. Ice machines don't work, they don't provide anything in the room besides a phone.

Very quirky and has everything you need
mrignayni93

Beautiful rooftop bar, location is perfect with closest to times square. very efficient rooms and yobot and check in check out services. loved the overall ambience and young vibe of the hotel. 10/10 will stay again.

I don't know about this...
Take_It_EZ_Pal

Decent. Not amazing. The place was dingy and not up to par as I expected. I've stayed at Hotel in London and had a better experience. I expected New York to be better. Including the price of taxi's from JFK, I would have chosen another place to stay.