Looking for the best hotels in Williamsburg or where to stay in Williamsburg, Brooklyn? We got you. Without a doubt, this is one of the most fun neighborhoods to stay in on an NYC trip. Located along the East River directly across from Manhattan, Williamsburg has some of the best skyline views the city has to offer.
Not to mention all the great restaurants in Williamsburg, the great bars in Williamsburg, and this neighborhood is a great place to base during your trip since it’s easy to get into Manhattan within minutes.
There’s a reason why Williamsburg is one of the trendiest places to hang out in the city. The nightlife, the food, the location, and all the creatives here – you’ll even spot really cool street art from global, big name artists as you walk around the neighborhood (and along Bedford Ave).
This is also where you can get some of the best hotels in NYC with skyline views too! As a matter of fact, most of our picks for best Williamsburg hotels do have skyline views, rooftop pools or bars that have views, and central locations, and are some of the finest hotels the city has to offer.
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Where to Stay in Williamsburg
97 Wythe Ave
One of the best Williamsburg hotels is The Hoxton because of location, location, location! Located near the Williamsburg waterfront near Marsha P Johnson Park and Bushwick Inlet Park along Wythe Avenue where there are also tons of great dining and nightlife options within the block (or two) of this Williamsburg hotel.
This refined Williamsburg hotel has 187 rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows so that you can enjoy the natural light and some even have a great view of the Manhattan and NYC skyline!
Choose between the cozy rooms here for a Brooklyn view of the Manhattan skyline view. If space is something that’s a deal breaker for you, opt for a the larger ‘roomy’ room.
Each room in The Hoxton is designed intentionally with modern and minimalist design. Each room comes with Blank toiletries, black-out curtains, and an art deco design. Each bathroom features a marble sink and a walk-in shower. The beds in this hotel each feature comfortable velvets and linens by local designer Dusen Dusen. Oh, and this Williamsburg hotel is pet friendly!
The Hoxton also has many great dining options in the building and nearby. Klein’s is a restaurant on site that serves breakfast, pastries, and coffee in the morning and by evening there are great shareable dishes and cocktails to enjoy in the beautiful lounge.
Laser Wolf is another restaurant in the building that is located on the roof! This rooftop restaurant has great views of the Manhattan skyline and serves Israeli fare as well as coffee in the morning.
If you want to step out of the hotel, be sure to check out Hotel Delmano and Brooklyn Brewery. These are two great bars that are each only a few steps away! Hotel Delmano features an old New York-inspired design and is a cozy place to have a great conversation with a drink. Brooklyn Brewery is a fascinating micro-brewery that offers an inside look at the process of creating great beer! Book The Hoxton Williamsburg here.
The Bottomline: Great location, skyline views, dining/drinking options, pet-friendly, stylish
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160 N 12th St
If you’re wondering where to stay in Williamsburg, be sure to check out the McCarren Hotel. Located on the edge of the local beloved greenspace, McCarren Park, this hotel is centrally located and has everything you need nearby.
The McCarren Hotel features newly renovated rooms and has the largest outdoor heated pool in the entire city! At this rooftop pool, you can enjoy globally-inspired cocktails, creative dishes, and the views of the Manhattan skyline. You’ll feel like you’ve left the city entirely for a tropical vacation!
Just keep in mind you will have to book a reservation for the hotel pool, it is not complimentary with your room stay.
While booking a room here, you’ll have the option of choosing a room with a balcony that comes with lounge chairs and extra towels in case you want to sunbathe in a more private setting.
Many of these rooms come with a view of the rooftop pool so that you can be part of the action while still enjoying your privacy.
Enjoy luxury linens by Garnier-Thiebaut during your stay. This is also another pet-friendly stay.
This is one of the best Williamsburg hotels for those who want to be centrally located. The McCarren Hotel is close to many great places! For instance, Hatchets & Hops is just a walk away and is a great bar that offers ax-throwing and beer. Another great place to grab a drink nearby is Berry Park, one of the best rooftop bars in Williamsburg that’s known for its European beer and skyline views.
If you want to stay active during your stay, be sure to check out Vital Climbing Gym for indoor rock climbing. There’s also the Brooklyn Bowl for bowling, live music, and food from Blue Ribbon! Book the McCarren Hotel here.
The Bottomline: This is one of the best hotels in Williamsburg if you want to enjoy the pool, the pool is a huge sell on this property but keep in mind that you still have to make a pool reservation even if you book a room. Great location next to the park, dining/drinking options, pet-friendly
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80 Wythe Ave
Another one of the best Williamsburg hotels is the Wythe Hotel. This boutique hotel that set in a former factory building – which is so Brooklyn. Many of the rooms in the Wythe Hotel still have unique finishes that give them an elevated, rustic feel.
There are many rooms to choose from while booking at the Wythe Hotel. Like many of the other best hotels in Williamsburg, many rooms here have unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline and floor-to-ceiling windows! This hotel also has large lofts that come with a large living room, kitchen, bathroom, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Some lofts are two floors and over 1,000 square feet! They also have a penthouse option that comes with all of that and a private terrace. If you’re traveling with a friend, The Wythe also offers bunk bed rooms that come with two extra long twin bunk beds.
Book the Manhattan View King or the Loft rooms if you want an unbeatable view of the NYC city skyline with views of city landmarks like the Empire State Building. Like many other hotels in Williamsburg, The Wythe is also pet-friendly.
Besides the unique rooms, the Wythe Hotel is a unique building in and of itself. There’s even a screening room in the cellar that features old red theater seats and exposed brick. Many people like to host events and private celebrations here!
The Wythe also has a dining room that’s perfect for private dinners and many dining options on the property as well.
On the sixth floor of The Wythe is Bar Blondeau, a French rooftop bar that has great views of the Manhattan skyline! This bar serves lots of natural wine and various creative cocktails.
Another great place to dine in The Wythe is Le Crocodile, a neighborhood brasserie that serves French food and a long list of spirits. Book The Wythe Hotel here.
The Bottomline: This is one of the best hotels in Williamsburg for skyline views, be sure to book the Manhattan King or one of the lofts to get this unbelievable view. Great location, pet-friendly.
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96 Wythe Ave
The Williamsburg Hotel is hands down one of the best hotels in Williamsburg. Here, you’ll find gorgeous rooms with views of the Manhattan skyline and some rooms with private balconies!
This hotel offers 12 room types to choose from, all of which come with Apotheke amenities (a local Brooklyn company) and classic marble & brass in the bathrooms! Many rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows so that you can enjoy the NYC skyline.
In fact, The Williamsburg Hotel is famous for its signature green-tiled bathrooms and the free-standing tubs that some rooms have! Their skyline suite, if you can nab it, has a soaking tub overlooking the skyline making the perfect photo op. Some of the rooms have showers that overlook the skyline too.
This hotel also offers a large room service menu that’s great for any meal of the day. They also have pet-friendly rooms and even a larger room option that comes with a separate office!
Besides the extensive room options, The Williamsburg Hotel has lots of great spaces that you can book out for weddings, private dinners, and work meetings.
They also have a great rooftop pool that’s open from 9 AM – 6 PM during the summer! Food and drinks are served all day long here.
Another spot worth checking out is the Water Tower Bar at the top of the hotel! This bar frequently has a DJ and live entertainment. Many seating areas here are enclosed in a glass space with twinkling lights so that you can enjoy a view of the skyline and stay warm. Book The Williamsburg Hotel here.
The Bottomline: Aesthetically gorgeous, skyline views available, rooftop pool and bar, great location, pet-friendly
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111 N 12th St
While deciding where to stay in Williamsburg, be sure to check out one of the top luxury hotels in the neighborhood, The William Vale! This modern hotel features many rooms and suite options that come with private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows so that you can enjoy the skyline views.
This is another pet-friendly hotel in Williamsburg where guests can book the pet package which comes with goodies for your pooch! And for the guests, enjoy the luxurious Le Labo toiletries here.
There are also many great dining options at The William Vale. If you’re craving pizza or pasta, check out Leuca, an Italian restaurant on the property that’s great for any meal of the day!
Another place worth checking out on the property is Westlight, a rooftop bar located on the 22nd floor, it’s without a doubt one of the best rooftop bars in NYC. Westlight is a great place to enjoy cocktails and small plates while enjoying the skyline views! This bar offers extensive outdoor seating.
One great place for a quick, casual bite to eat is Mister Dips, a fast-food spot set in a retro trailer located in the outdoor public park next to the hotel! Mister Dips offers burgers, fries, and ice cream cones.
One of the main reasons The William Vale is so popular is because it houses the longest outdoor hotel rooftop pool in the city! The Vale Pool features lots of poolside daybeds and cabanas. This is a great place to enjoy tacos and cocktails while you admire the Manhattan views.
If you stay here, you’ll never run out of things to do because the William Vale is also home to the Museum of Pizza! This unique museum features tons of pizza-themed handmade exhibits that are great for photo-ops.
Like the other best hotels in Williamsburg on this list, The William Vale is also very close to the ferry, so you can get to Manhattan that way if you choose! Book The William Vale here.
The Bottomline: Luxury stay, skyline views from many rooms, rooftop pool, great rooftop bar, good location, pet-friendly
247 Metropolitan Ave
If you’re wondering where to stay in Williamsburg on a budget, be sure to check out the Pod Brooklyn Hotel! This is one of the best budget-friendly hotels in NYC and budget-friendly hotels in Brooklyn. In a neighborhood full of luxe options, this is really great to save money without sacrificing location and quality.
Don’t be fooled by the budget either, these rooms are nice! Pod Brooklyn Hotel is one of the best Williamsburg hotels for those who are looking for great nightlife, a good location, and this is a great option for solo travelers too since they have pod-style rooms. Pod Brooklyn doesn’t just have ‘pods’ for solo travelers though, this boutique hotel offers many convenient lodging options, including private queen rooms, mini suites, and bunk bed rooms to share with friends!
The Pod Brooklyn Hotel is centrally located and is just a short walk away from two different subway stations, so that you can go directly to Manhattan in minutes! This hotel is also a 10-minute walk to Domino Park for impressive skyline vies and Bedford Avenue, where you can find tons of shops and restaurants.
If you stay at Pod Brooklyn Hotel, you can enjoy a discount on their on-site garage if you have a car.
The Pod also has many great outdoor spaces on the property to enjoy. For instance, The Work + Play Lounge located directly above the lobby is a great place to work or grab a bite to eat! There are also various outdoor courtyards throughout the hotel that are great for working out, hosting an event, or getting some work done.
Better yet, they have Slate Rooftop here where you can order cocktails and lounge around on their spacious patio playing games with friends (or new friends you met here) serving food from Clinton Hall, which is also located in the same building. Book Pod Brooklyn here.
The Bottomline: budget friendly, great for solo travelers or a young group of friends, great for socializing, great food/rooftop bar on location, convenient location to subway
Looking for what to do while you’re in town? Check out our curated itineraries by locals featuring some iconic spots you don’t want to miss plus local hidden gems. Mix and match the itineraries to create your own too – they are all different and unique! And while you’re here, check out the best things to do in Williamsburg.
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