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Reviewed 10 February 2016

I hate writing bad reviews and I'm trying to find good things about this hotel to share. Dream Downtown is just a short jaunt from Port Authority and about a two minute walk to the Chelsea Market. The room was modern but on the cusp of being a bit tacky. The wifi worked well and even if you have multiple...

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Wayne, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 9 February 2016

From the time you enter the doors of the dream hotel (where they secretly announce your arrival to the front desk) to the time you are greeted the staff makes your feel special. We had a meeting of 8 people at the event and it had to be one of the best experience we ever had. I would highly recommend...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I have to say I have done the rounds in the meatpacking and downtown area of NYC, Dream Hotel as far as room quality and amenities with clubs and a fabulous restaurant is top of my list. The staff is incredibly accommodating to regular and the special requests I made. I would strongly recommend to anyone Traveling NYC way that...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Everything and everyone in this hotel just seemed a bit too "cool" - in a bad way. Staff: instead of giving us a warm welcome as you'd expect on a foggy, rainy day and after a 14 hour overseas trip, the front desk staff appeared snobbish and didn't make us feel welcome. When we arrived, we weren't helped with our...

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown. My sincerest apologies for the issues you experienced during your stay. I can assure you that your experience is not typical of what we offer here at Dream. I would very much like to discuss your stay further if you have a moment. I've listed my contact info below and do hope...

Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

With traveling for business, the Dream Downtown was a great location near Chelsea Market. The staff was very helpful and friendly, and I enjoyed the art on the main area and on the way to my elevators near the salon. My room was clean and modern, with a little pizzaz...entry music ;) A comfortable bed under a high ceiling, too....

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Dan D, Owner at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! We very much appreciate your feedback. We are, as you mentioned, located in one of the best areas in all of the city. Chelsea Market is a personal favorite. I'm glad you enjoyed our room sans the stainless steel. I'll be sure to share your feedback with our housekeeping team! Thank you...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Great Hotel with amazing location . Front desk staff are exceptional . Rooftop PhD is a bonus for people who stay in the hotel .. Staff are polite and helpful Service was amazing Would stay at this hotel again every chance I get . Food is amazing and the lobby is a happening relaxing place to hang out specially on...

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! I'm so excited to read you enjoyed your stay with us! It seems as if you were able to experience all that the hotel has to offer. PH-D is certainly one of the coolest nightlife venues around. I'm glad you were able to enjoy a drink or two. I will be sure...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 February 2016

There was a fire in our apartment so we stayed at the Dream for over a month. They were incredibly accommodating and even let us keep our dog with us. Everybody -- from the front desk to the bellhops to the restaurant staff to the housekeeping to the bouncers -- helped us get back on our feet. We're so grateful.

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Mr and Mrs. B! - We had such a wonderful time hosting you. You are forever one of our favorite guests! Don't be a stranger and please tell Shiner the Dream Team says hello! Best, Dan Daley

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Great location first of all, in the meat packing district in Chelsea. The hotel is beautifully designed, with attention to details, from the lobby to the rooms: Good staff and service, which isn't a trivial thing in nyc from past experiences. Two wild bar/clubs inside the hotel, and a beautiful crowd. The weekend get's a little crazy here, but that's...

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! We're fortunate, as you mentioned, to be located in one of the most vibrant and exciting parts of New York. There is simply so much to do and see in Meatpacking. I'm glad you enjoyed our interior design. It's an expression of who we are as a hotel and brand. Lastly, I'll...

Somers, New York
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Thank u Abby the sweet & helpful front desk associate who switched our room after we were disturbed by loud construction next door. Abby kindly upgraded us at no add'l charge to a king suite for our troubles. Thank u Abby! Good luck w/ the soon to be born baby!!

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! I'm thrilled to read your enjoyed your stay with us. We're fortunate to have Abby, one of our rockstar front office managers, on our team. I will be sure to share your kind words with her. My apologies for the construction noise. Thank you again for your kind words and we hope...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The Dream location, right next to Chelsea Market, is very convenient. The lobby is definitely a scene, but the room on the 5th floor was sufficiently far away, and quiet enough, not to feel like you were sleeping in a dance club.

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Dan D, General Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown! We are indeed located in a fantastic area of the city. There is simply so much to do and see in Meatpacking. Chelsea Market is a personal favorite. We do indeed have an active food and beverage program on property but guests are also able to enjoy the quiet of their own...

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Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighbourhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carrying on an exciting and imaginative new concept in inventive, full-service luxury travel brought by its predecessors Dream Midtown 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. Our Downtown Manhattan hotel 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. ... more   less 

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Address: 355 West 16th Street, New York City, NY 10011-5902 (Formerly Dream Meatpacking District)
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 17,038 - ₹ 34,612 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Dream Downtown 4.5*
Number of rooms: 314
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Dream Downtown Hotel New York City
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in New York City
#51 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#77 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#116 Family Hotel in New York City
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