Fodor's Expert Review The Hoxton, Williamsburg

97 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, New York, 11249, USA

Built on the site of a water tower factory, this hipster hotel pays homage to the area’s industrial past, with exposed brick, raw concrete, and steel girders, while nodding to its trendy present with bright, high-ceilinged spaces, quirky fonts and patterns, and two dining spots—Klein’s and the rooftop Laser Wolf. A shop sells Brooklyn items made specially for the hotel by local designers. Guests can opt for a room with a view of Brooklyn or the Manhattan skyline, but everyone gets to wake up to the daily “breakfast bag" ($4), with a Hox Friends' tip on what to see and do.

PROS

  • monthly events that attract locals
  • plenty of dining options
  • room views of the Manhattan skyline

CONS

  • rooms can be small for Brooklyn
  • area can get a bit dead during the day and noisy at night
  • no fitness center

QUICK FACTS

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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 718-215–7100
Website: thehoxton.com

HOTEL DETAILS

175 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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