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Dream Downtown

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355 West 16th Street, New York City, NY 10011 (Formerly Dream Meatpacking District)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

For my sister's bachelorette party I wanted to host a weekend that felt like we were on vacation while still staying in the city just a few blocks from all of our places and the dream could not have done a better job! Vaughn helped me plan the whole weekend and the entire hotel staff was incredibly nice and accommodating... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

I am happy to hear your sisters bachelorette party was a huge successes at Dream Downtown. I am not surprised to hear that Vaughn played an integral part in making the weekend so special. Vaughn desire to exceed guest expectations is something that is part of his genetic makeup and cannot be taught. I am glad to hear that enjoyed... More 

San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My Stay at the DreamDowntown hotel was fabulous!! I traveled to NYC to meet my friend & celebrate his clean bill of health given to him by hist doctor. We were happy just To hang out. We never expected to have such fun at the hotel with the staff:) Soooo glad we chose this hotel for our stay. The customer... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

What a great review on Dream Downtown and our amazing staff. It is very pleasing to have so many staff members mentioned by name as they all work so hard to exceed guest expectations. I will be sure to share your wonderful review with the staff and look forward to welcoming you back to Dream in the near future. Regards... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I guess, a lot of people call this a party hotel. So then yes, if that's what your looking for and the people that cater to this,(is. Stuck up,snobs,people whom think their movie stars). And I think this gives the overall feel (unfortunately) to this establishment. The staff however , is very friendly,accomadating. Couple things that bothered me, no business... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thanks for the honest feedback on your recent stay at Dream Downtown. In regards to the wifi, we will definitely discuss this internally and see how we can improve on this. I am glad to know that you felt friendly welcome from the staff, I will be sure to share your comments with them. I hope we will be able... More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have stayed at the Dream Hotel Downtown on several occasions. Every experience has been fabulous and it has now become my go-to hotel in NYC. The location is walking distance to everything NYC has to offer the business traveler and tourist. There are several nice hotels in this area of NY - the thing that sets the Dream above... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you are a repeat guest of Dream Downtown, as this lets me know we are doing something right. Dreams primetime locations in the Meatpacking district offers many great restaurants and shopping in the unlikely event that you run out of things to do at the hotel. I truly believe it is the staff and... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I went with my 15 year old son. It's a teenagers dream. "I wish I was older" he said, looking at the adults (bigger kids) at play. It very much caters for the night life lovers. Still we loved it. And luckily had specified a quiet room.

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

When I was a teenager Dream would also have been my Dream. Full of fun activities and great people watching, Dream offers a hotel experience unlike no other. I am glad you enjoyed your time at the hotel and hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Ayo Akinsete General Manager More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My first experience at the Dream Hotel was amazing all in thanks to Vaughn Davis. He hooked up the cabana for myself and a few friends at the pool. I had a FANTASTIC time. It was a smooth sailing experience. The staff was great and I had zero issues or complaints. Definitely my go-to spot for the summer time!

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review on Dream Downtown the feedback is greatly appreciated. Vaughn’s passion for exceeding guest’s expectations is something that cannot be taught and we are very lucky to have him on our team. I will be sure to share the feedback with him and look forward to welcoming you back to Dream in the near future.... More 

Philadelphia, PA
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

No doubt this is cool, hip hotel in a great part of city and the staff are extremely pleasant and make you feel like a valued visitor. But proceed with caution if you are looking for a quiet respite or anything close to it. I stayed 2 nights for a business trip. This is not a business hotel it is... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest review on Dream Downtown the feedback is greatly appreciated. Please accept my apologies for the disturbance from our rooftop bar PHD. We have two towers in the hotel one being the south tower that is far away from the bar. Thank you for the feedback about your room this is unacceptable and rest assured this... More 

Windsor, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Dream downtown is definitely a great stay. It is unlike any other hotel I have been too and I enjoyed every minute of it! My friend is visiting from England and I wanted to stay somewhere unique and fun and it definitely exceeded my expectations. We're in our early 20s and I would say it is definitely made for... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

You are correct Dream Downtown is unlike any other hotel experience. We strive on a daily basis to provide unique and organic interactions with our guests so that you feel a special connection to the hotel. Dream pool is arguably the best in the cities, offering a cool and relaxing time retreat from NYC hectic pace. I hope to welcome... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I have spent most of our adult lives in hotels. This one is on the top of my list. My husband has been a guest of the Dream NYC several times before and raved about it. This was my first time and I know we won't stay anywhere else when we're in town from now on. Design... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

It’s very flattering to hear that Dream is ranked so highly by such a seasoned Traveler. Thank you for the kind words about Jennifer and John, I will be sure to share the positive feedback with them. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Ayo Akinsete General Manager More 

Mahwah, New Jersey
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51 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This property is ideally located for taking a stroll on The High Line, "foraging and grazing" through Chelsea Market or having a lovely meal at a TV chef's restaurant (Del Posto, Morimoto, Colicchio & Sons are all easily walkable). Dream Downtown is a metallic contemporary structure with large porthole-like windows (not to be confused with the nearby Maritime Hotel, which... More 

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Ayo A, Manager at Dream Downtown, responded to this review

What an amazing review on Dream Downtown. I am so pleased to hear that amongst all of the hustle and bustle in the hotel, you were still made to feel welcome from the staff. Here at Dream our guests are our # 1 priority and the staff work extremely hard to exceed guest expectations. Taco Tuesday at Bodega Negra is... More 

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