Need To Know
145, including 16 suites and a gigantic penthouse.
Midday, but flexible if occupancy allows. Check-in, 3pm.
Double rooms from $301.00, excluding tax at 14.75 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of $3.50 per room per night on check-out.
Rates exclude breakfast.
Have a peek in your minibar – in addition to the usual spirits and mixers you’ll find quirky treats such as custom-made jewellery by Tina Thor, make-up kits, and health packs from fitness guru David Kirsch.
At the hotel
In-room spa treatments, guest computers, free WiFi throughout, free gym passes, DVD library, valet parking. In rooms: LCD HDTV, BluRay DVD player, iPod dock, minibar.
Our favourite rooms
The Standard East Village’s rooms have more bells and whistles added the higher up you go. The Standard Kings are invigoratingly light and airy, thanks to the almost floor-to-ceiling windows – try to get a west-facing room as these have unobstructed views of the surrounding rooftops.
Leave the library at home, the hotel has more than 4,000 secondhand volumes dotted around the lobby, library and rooms, covering everything from fashion to erotica. These are all available to buy – with all proceeds going to the homeless charity
Welcome. Baby cots can be provided free. Babysitting with a local nanny can be organised through the hotel.