America's Cup

Where to Stay for the 2016 America’s Cup New York

Victoria Barnett

By Victoria Barnett

March 8, 2016


When you come to New York for the America’s Cup, you want to be treated with the finest hotel accommodations to complement your luxurious experience. The southern tip of Manhattan, TriBeCa and the financial district of New York offer first-class hotels with stunning guest rooms and extraordinary amenities. Read below to learn about the best places to stay for the America’s Cup New York.

Smyth Hotel, A Thompson Hotel

Studio_King_G_Corner_studio_Sanders15123_CORNERSTUDIO_0636.jpgCustom tailored to its TriBeCa location, Smyth celebrates the neighborhood’s vibrant history and contemporary lifestyle, offering an intimate hideaway with 100 guestrooms and suites. The hotel is a sanctuary of comfort and familiarity, with highly curated, spacious interiors by Gachot Studios and the eagerly awaited opening of Little Park, a seasonal restaurant by James Beard award-winning chef and neighbor, Andrew Carmellini. The Evening Bar, an intimate gem of a bar, is mecca for handcrafted cocktails and is warmed by a glowing fireplace.

Smyth hotel is located between NYC’s Financial District, SoHo, and the West Village. TriBeCa is a fabulous central hub for Michelin starred restaurants, art galleries, shopping, theater, the TriBeCa Film Festival and easy transportation to all things that make this city great just moments from our boutique hotel.

Many of the well-appointed guest rooms and suites have stunning floor-to-ceiling window views of downtown Manhattan. Each residential style room includes spacious marble bathrooms appointed with rain showers, mid-century modern, handcrafted furniture sourced from New York-based millworkers and original works of art.


  • Complimentary town car service in 10 block radius
    • Complimentary WiFi access in guest room
    • Twice daily housekeeping service
    • Complimentary bottled water at turn down
    • Daily newspaper delivery
    • 24-Hour fitness center
    • 24-Hour in-room dining
    • Business services upon request
    • Valet parking

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

interior-bedroom.jpgFrom the southern tip of Manhattan Island rises The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, one of the most elegant New York luxury hotels to anchor one of the world’s greatest cities. With striking views over New York Harbor, Ellis Island and the monumental Statue of Liberty, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park offers a superlative cosmopolitan experience, conveniently close to Wall Street and lower Manhattan’s landmarks and attractions. The Hotel is just minutes away from the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, connecting Manhattan to Brooklyn by spanning the East River.

Guests eager to experience the constant joy of discovery will love this contemporary New York City luxury hotel’s 298 accommodations. This pristine landmark also provides a spacious Club Lounge with an unparalleled standard of personal service, an award-winning restaurant in 2West and the soothing services of The Ritz-Carlton Spa.


  • 18,000 square feet of meeting space including two ballrooms
    • State-of-the-art fitness center
    • Spa facilities with massages and skin/body treatments
    • Limousine services upon request (surcharge)
    • Valet parking
    • Complimentary hotel shuttle service
    • Private front drive entrance
    • Babysitting services available upon request
    • WiFi access in public space and guest rooms
    • Fully equipped business center
    • Twice-daily housekeeping attention
    • Overnight laundry service

Gild Hall, A Thompson Hotel

Gild_Hall.jpegLocated on Gold Street in the heart of the financial district with nearby landmarks such as the 9/11 memorial, Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty, this Aspen-inspired luxury boutique hotel Gild Hall provides discerning travelers a vibrant yet calm retreat to escape and explore.

After a cocktail in Gild Hall’s intimate library lounge, Felice Ristorante’s warm atmosphere invites guests in, with its Tuscan rustic goodness. Next, sneak away to the upper-level hideaway wine lounge and bar, sporting tufted leather banquettes, candlelit ambiance and an admirably well-curated collection of Italian vintages.

Gild Hall brings a new level of design savvy and service to Manhattan’s most historic neighborhood. Designed by Jim Walrod, the unpretentious yet luxurious hotel offers 126 rooms and suites including meeting space for up to 15 people. The rooms feature oversize leather-tufted headboards and elegant custom-designed furniture, topped with rich flannel throws and mahogany details, some adorned by dramatic chandeliers.


  • 24-Hour Business center
    • 24-Hour front desk
    • Bar/lounge
    • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
    • 24-Hour concierge services
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Elevator/lift
    • Express check-in & check-out
    • 24-Hour Fitness facilities
    • Complimentary WiFi
    • Valet parking

Residence Inn Manhattan/World Trade Center

Residence-Inn-World-Trade-Center-1.jpgLocated in a historic building in the heart of New York City’s Financial District, the newly built Manhattan hotel offers modern amenities and sophisticated interiors in a unique urban setting. Enjoy spacious suites and authentic New York City living while within walking distance of One World Trade, One World Observatory, 911 Memorial and Museum, Wall Street, NYSE, Battery Park and trendy neighborhoods such as SoHo, Greenwich Village and TriBeCa. It’s also just a quick taxi or subway ride away from Midtown and Times Square.

Whether business or pleasure brings you to NYC, the spacious Manhattan suites and studios at the Residence Inn World Trade Center offer residential-style comforts and modern furnishings sure to make you feel right at home. The oversized accommodations are the largest among Lower Manhattan hotels, and thoughtfully appointed with spacious living, working and sleeping areas.


  • Business center
    • Daily Housekeeping
    • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet
    • Complimentary Toll-Free Phone Calls
    • Newspapers in Lobby
    • On-site Laundry Facility/Same Day Dry Cleaning
    • Sundry/Convenience Store
    • Grocery Store Shopping
    • 24/7 Fitness center
    • Complimentary WiFi
    • In-room Safe Deposit Boxes

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These hotels are sure to please – they are located in some of the best areas of New York and provide the luxury, comfort and elegance you desire.  

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