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Ace Hotel Brooklyn, New York

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Ace Hotel Brooklyn entryway
Ace Hotel Brooklyn entryway / Courtesy Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Stephen Kent Johnson
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Accommodation at Ace Hotel Brooklyn
Accommodation at Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Courtesy Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Stephen Kent Johnson
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The Lobby Bar
The Lobby Bar / Courtesy Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Stephen Kent Johnson
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As You Are dining room
As You Are dining room / Courtesy Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Stephen Kent Johnson
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Octopus mezcal ragu from As You Are
Octopus mezcal ragu from As You Are / Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Jordan Strong
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As You Are bakery
As You Are bakery / Courtesy Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Stephen Kent Johnson
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As You Are baked goods, including the signature Black & White Doughnut
As You Are baked goods, including the signature Black & White Doughnut / Ace Hotel Brooklyn / Jordan Strong
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Downtown Brooklyn is home to many hotels, but none with the independent, cool caliber of the Ace Hotel brand. The striking minimalist new-build, Ace Hotel Brooklyn, fits in well with its ever high-rising neighbors (the borough's first skyscraper to surpass 1,000 feet is under construction up the street) without sacrificing unique design elements. The facade's centerpiece is a ceramic mural coupled with a handsome sculptural light installation. Brooklynites and visitors alike will enjoy the newest member of the Ace family. Here's our review of the hotel. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

It's All in the Details

Raw cement makes up the bones of the building, which is paired with natural woods, glass, leather, and textiles. The expansive Lobby Bar, which is outfitted with vintage and custom-made seating, offers an industrial-meets-retro aesthetic. Meanwhile, guest rooms feature large gridded windows and signature Ace touches like Smeg mini-fridges and acoustic D'Angelico Guitars. 

The Vibe at Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

Daytime and nighttime show off two distinct personalities of Ace Hotel Brooklyn, particularly in the Lobby Bar. Visit in the morning or afternoon to work alongside remote professionals sipping lattes with pastry chef Danny Alvarez's baked goods.

Once the lights dim and the laptop screen closes, The Lobby Bar turns into a lively cocktail bar, the perfect place for a pre- or post-dinner drink. All the better if your dinner plans bring you to As You Are. The acclaimed on-site restaurant serves up Brooklyn-inspired dishes, including a decadently juicy prime rib burger.

Who Will Love Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

Young and young-at-heart urbanites will love Ace Hotel Brooklyn, as will dog owners traveling with their canine companions. 

Who Might Not Love Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

Families traveling with young kids and those who prefer a less-sceney vibe will want to look elsewhere for accommodations. 

Best Amenity at Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

The Lobby Bar is a truly spectacular space. Your afternoon spent here answering emails and people-watching could easily turn into an evening sipping Manhattans with friends. 

Money Matters

What's Included at Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

The accommodation comes with complimentary wifi. Free cancellation is available up to 3:00 p.m. one day before arrival. 

Fees and Extra Costs at Ace Hotel Brooklyn

Expect your standard hotel taxes and fees.  

How to Get a Deal at Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

Check the hotel's offers page when booking, as seasonal promotions are usually available. As of publication, guests can use code BAKESALE to receive 15% off standard rates and a $10 per day bakery allowance from As You Are. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Ace Hotel Brooklyn 

The property straddles two Brooklyn neighborhoods. Two blocks north, Fulton Street Mall in Downtown Brooklyn is lined with retail stores. City Point, a multi-level complex that's home to DeKalb Market Hall, is also not to be missed. A few blocks to the south, stroll down Smith Street and Court Street, where you'll find dozens of local restaurants, bars, cafes, and mom-and-pop shops. Brooklyn Bridge Park, with its iconic Manhattan skyline views, is a 25-minute walk away.

Nearest Airport to Ace Hotel Brooklyn

LaGuardia and JFK airports are roughly equidistant drives. From the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station (one block from the hotel), you can easily hop on the A train to the JFK Airtrain.  

The Bottom Line

Ace Hotel Brooklyn is a welcome addition to a bustling neighborhood that was severely lacking, not only a vibrant boutique chain hotel, but also a buzzy place for visitors and Brooklynites to meet over coffee or cocktails. 

It's All in the Details