Insiders View - Great Location & staff - laid back cool vibe
The stylish Tribeca Grand has a trendy bar scene, especially late night, with occasional celeb sightings. You may have seen the hotel as Hugh Grant’s character’s home in the film Two Weeks Notice. The open atrium soars up 8 floors to exposed beams creating an open and light feel. Opened 15 years ago the hotel maintains a hip edge with its basement private film screening room and connection to Tribeca’s art and film community.
The rooms are comfortable and have the feel of a NYC apartment with textured walls, shelving units with coffee table books, and bright color accents. Traveling alone? Goldfish available by request to keep you company, cold champagne on check-in on week-ends with free WI-FI. Malin + Goetz bath amenities locally sourced from New York's Chelsea neighborhood, Frette robes and towels.
The Vibe - A Cool Tribeca hang
The atrium is also the bar and restaurant, service is not quick but this is a place to hang, the vibe is really laid back, no hurry to get anywhere. The hotel is dark but that is part of its core, and its alluring intrigue.
Things to know
Taxis are easy to come by, great location to get downtown or uptown. Soho shopping beckons, Even if you don't end up buying anything, just go to people watch or window shop.
The neighborhood's full of many extraordinary restaurants, nightlife and has a family-friendly atmosphere.
Looking for great casual food? Bubby's is 2 blocks down the street - Breakfast, lunch or dinner - awesome fries! Serves traditional American food from all over the country, cooking everything from scratch, using many traditional family recipes - You will not regret stopping by.
TriBeCa stands for "Triangle Below Canal, i.e. Canal Street.
Want to splurge? The Penthouse-8 Suite offers panoramic views of downtown New York with floor-to-ceiling windows and an exclusive rooftop terrace. The exclusive rooftop terrace is furnished with cozy seating for lounging, entertaining, and dining
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is close by. It has an overwhelming amount of information; you will see history preserved. The curation, and building setting captures the magnitude of the horrific tragedy. The stories make it so real , Allow about 2 hours but you could stay much much longer. Be prepared to be emotionally transported back in time to 9/11 - you can't help but remember as the days events unfolded. A chilling, sad, accurate and inspiring presentation of American courage and sacrifice.