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The Standard, East Village
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25 Cooper Square, New York City, NY 10003 (Formerly Cooper Square Hotel) (Manhattan)   |  
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Ranked #170 of 451 hotels in New York City
Stockholm
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Superb!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Great well designed hotel in (what I think) the best area in NYC!

Pros - Room and bathroom = super clean. The bed was really really comfy! Hotel staff was helpful and friendly. Great but simple breakfast (we would have preferred stronger coffee though) is served at the top floor that has stunning views of manhattan.

Cons - the air conditioner is a bit noisy and placed to close to the bed = you'll get cold blowing air
in your face.

I would recommend this hotel and would stay again when back in NYC.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

The design of the hotel is soulless and chilly. The rooms are bit simple (little space for clothes and stuff), but very clean, and excellent beds and bathrooms. Breakfast at the penthouse is beautiful! Some people at the reception are very friendly and helpful, but others are not. I told them my mother would join me at my third night and when she arrived (66 years old, exhausted from a long trip from Europe and first time in the USA), they treated her rather bad, reluctantly helped her to phone me (they didn't even know how to call a European number!) and didn't even bring her to our room to let her wait for me there!!! I was shocked to find her standing in front of the reception desk waiting for me, exhausted and worried, with the people at the reception just ignoring her. Strange way to treat your guests!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I suppose you wouldn't choose to stay in the East Village unless you had a good reason, and although this hotel has small rooms, the beds are very comfortable and the views from the higher floors are spectacular. Staff are friendly and helpful, the bar is expensive and housekeeping is erratic, but, all in all a good hotel. As far as I was concerned, the building work was not an issue.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

I was in NYC for a 5 day seminar and chose the Standard because it was near the venue we were attending. This totel was 350 per night, the most I have ever spent and although it was expensive it was well worth it. The guest check in process is very welcoming and professional. My room had a great view loking north and the Hudson River. The rooms all have glass for the outside wall so be aware if you are getting out of the shower that people in other buildings may be able to see you. In fact the hotel has a note in the room cautioning guests about this. I never did go to the terrace bar but I heard it was awesome. People from the city come there to hang out. Also, the restaurant is superb for all three meals but their breakfest is really well done. Service is superb. If I ever go back to NYC that is where I will stay!

Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

This active construction site will soon be excellent. The lobby is being reinvented and should be as special as the upper floors. Although the rooms are small, like all NYC hotels, they have flair and a contemporary feel. The bathrooms are super cool and very roomy. It was a perfect location for us and we'll go back.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This place was hip for sure. Great accommodation and great rates. Loved the bathtub for unwinding after a day of shopping or traipsing around town. Near plenty of great good like Otto and shopping in SoHo.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Great service from the moment I made the reservation. I called them to make a few special requests and they also helped me land one of the most coveted reservations in Manhattan. The Bell and Front Desk Staff were truly like old friends. Highly highly recommend and will return.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 25 Cooper Square, New York City, NY 10003 (Formerly Cooper Square Hotel)
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , NoHo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#99 Business Hotel in New York City
#102 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#170 Family Hotel in New York City
#191 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Standard, East Village 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Cooper Square Hotel has recently been acquired by hotelier Andre Balazs to become the 5th addition to The Standard group of hotels in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Located on the corner of East 5th Street and Bowery, the 21 story building offers 145 spacious rooms and suites with sweeping views of Manhattan, thoughtful comforts and stellar service in one of New York’s most exciting neighborhoods. The Standard, East Village provides a more intimate, residential alternative to The Standard on the High Line, on the West Side. ... more   less 
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