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Putney, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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This was my first time staying at a Dream hotel. Great location, very good food in their restaurants (though prices were a bit over the top, even for Chelsea), and professional staff. The room was small but very comfortable. One caveat: Not a great choice if you need to work in your room...the desk was exceptionally narrow, and the chair's... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the dream downtown for two nights during Halloween. The first night I stayed Jennifer upgraded my room at no-extra charge giving me a King room with a balcony. The next night Lindsey helped my out and put me in a even better room. They were kind an helpful. If you're in NYC and you want exceptional accommodations... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my 3rd stay at the hotel - a very chique and cool place I have to say. Best location in the city for nightlife, restaurants and hanging out. You have to check out the PHD rooftop also the TAO resetaurant and club are amazing. Generally I liked the vibes and buzz in the evening and the friendly stuff.... More 

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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 thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and sincerely appreciate your loyalty! I'm glad you were able to experience all that the hotel has to offer. PH-D's view is certainly not to be missed. We do hope you visit us again soon! Happy Holidays. Sincerely, Dan Daley More 

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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard not to like the Dream Downtown. The location of the property is where the action is. The meat packing district of the city and it is surrounded by activity. The technology that is put to use in the hotel is nothing short of amazing and the young service staff are very much focused on ensuring that your... More 

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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 honored you saw fit to give your stay with us 5 stars. We're fortunate to be located in one of the most vibrant areas in Manhattan. There is simply so much to do and see in Meatpacking. I will be sure to share your kind words with our team. Thank you... More 

Marin County, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed at the Dream Downtown for 8 nights. Some of our favorite parts of our stay were: 1. The hotel staff. Everyone went out of his or her way to accommodate our needs. The front desk staff was helpful and professional, particularly Lindsey Gershberg. While checking in, we had an issue with the room booked (not by the... More 

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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 to have such a wonderfully dedicated team, committed to providing the very best experience for our guests. Lindsey Gershberg is indeed a rockstar. It sounds like you were able to visit a few of our food and beverage outlets. Bodega Negra is certainly one of the more vibrant dining destinations... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dreams Downtown is in a great location in the buzzing Meatpacking/Chelsea areas with an awesome roof top lounge with great drinks and views over the Manhattan Skyline.. (we are still here on night 2 of 4)... However the noise levels through the night are quite high. The noise of people 2.00am onwards of people leaving the rooftop lounge - until... More 

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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 that your stay with us was not five star. The customer service issues you mentioned does not sound like us but rest assured, your concerns will be addressed immediately. I do hope you give us another opportunity to host you and please reach out to me directly the next... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the Dream Downtown for 3 nights while in NYC on business. The hotel itself is really great with good atmosphere, bar, gym & pool. Of course the location is amazing but this is one of my favourite places to stay. The room size is standard for Manhattan but very comfortable, and given that the hotel is very... More 

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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 so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you visit us again soon and thank you again for your feedback. Happy Holidays! Sincerely, Dan Daley More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's 4am, the lights are shining in my eyes as I rock back and forth slowly, questioning my sanity. Dream downtown eschews light switches. Instead it relies upon an array of buttons which make random lights slowly brighter or dimmer, depending of the position of the enigma cipher wheel. It's light whack-a-mole, and after three hours of trying I abandon... More 

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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 difficulties you experienced with our lighting panels. We heard your concerns and are actively working on replacing our lighting package. We do hope you give us the opportunity to host you again and if so, please reach out to me directly at ddaley@dreamhotels.com so that I can... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location close to Chelsea Market. The Dream needs some sprucing up. The first thing we noticed on the way to the elevators around the corner from reception was a foul smell. Not exactly sure what it was, but it was not pleasant. The walls needed paint and the lighting was barely sufficient. The hallway leading to the room was... More 

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

Thank you for your review of Dream Downtown. We very much appreciate your feedback and I'm terribly sorry to hear that your experience did not meet your expectations. I would very much like to discuss how we can win you back as our guest and can be reached at ddaley@dreamhotels.com. Sincerely, Dan Daley More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a guest for a private dinner in the Library Room at Dream Downtown. The room is located near the outdoor pool area, which apparently is very active late at night. As the name implies, the room is decorated to look like a private library. The large round table looks to accommodate at least 20 people. The food service... More 

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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 hear you enjoyed your experience in the library and will be sure to share your feedback with our catering team. Thank you again and hope to have you as our guest again soon. Sincerely, Dan Daley More 

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast Available
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 

Additional Information about Dream Downtown

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: $322 - $809 (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
#82 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#116 Family Hotel in New York City
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“Even numbered rooms in the 900s were relatively quiet and not on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles VTBlue, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“King room with Balcony overlooking Pool or Street is ideal”
 of 5 bubbles l3dg3r, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“skyline side upper floors rooms have an amazing view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles igaltsukrov, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room that faced the pool was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles G9499ZFdebbieg, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room facing 16th or 17th street are best for noise. don't go too high or you will hear the club...”
 of 5 bubbles BenayD, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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