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    The Mercer

    147 Mercer St., nr. Prince St. (SoHo)

    New York, NY

    (1) 212-966-6060 | www.mercerhotel.com

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    • FOOD

      The Mercer Kitchen - rustic French fare by Jean-Georges Vongerichten; 24-hour room service from The Mercer Kitchen
    • DRINK

      The Mercer Kitchen Bar - upscale Manhattanite hangout; subMercer - underground lounge
    • ROOMS

      Spacious and sunny; white-on-cream minimalism; marble baths with soaking tubs for two; Face Stockholm toiletries; sitting area; some with balcony
    • PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)

      USD 550
    • YEAR OPENED

      1998
    • # OF ROOMS

      75
    • CONNECTIVITY

      Yes - Wi-Fi available
    • FREE INTERNET?

      Yes
    • GYM

      No - but complimentary access to SoHo Equinox gym available
    • SPA

      No - but in-room beauty, spa, and yoga sessions available
    • SUBWAY

      Prince St. (N, R); Broadway-Lafayette St. (B, D, F, M); Bleecker (6); Spring St. (C, E)
    HLIT

    VIBE

    SoHo’s ubiquitous lofts already have enough artsy cachet to win over any hipster’s heart, but The Mercer has taken things one step further, adding a coolly relaxed layer of luxury to the edgy industrialism of its red brick 19th century warehouse. The result is a pleasingly plush property that softens exposed brick and iron railings with neutral yet decadently comfortable beds and sofas, and that throbs with in-crowd antics (expect to run into more than one Hollywood insider during your stay) while managing to remain calmly laidback. The heart of the hotel is the happening lobby, where the stylish guests lounge on artfully worn leather sofas, tapping on MacBooks and sipping on cappuccinos and cocktails.

    GO HERE WITH

    Trendy types; significant other; family; colleagues

    WHY WE LIKE IT

    The Mercer has hit on the perfect combination of laidback and luxury. We dig how the service is flawless yet also cheerfully personable. The rooms are lovely too, with a great mix of original features and minimalist (yet ever-so-comfy) modern décor. And of course, there’s the fun scene in the lobby. This is a great spot for hip luxury travelers who want frolicking and pampering without the pomp.

    AMENITY WE LOVE

    The buzzy lobby, complete with delish food and drink (available 24 hours!), a funky complimentary lending library, and a fascinating crowd of beautiful people.

    WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE

    Room service can be a little slow. (Luckily, the snacks and soft drinks in the minibar are free, so there’s no danger of starvation while you wait.)

    GOOD TO KNOW

    Make sure you know the address before you arrive because there’s no signage for The Mercer, so it can be hard to spot from the street. The Mercer is the sister hotel to Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont. Despite its popularity with the young-and-fun crowd, The Mercer is a surprisingly good spot for families. Kid-friendly perks include complimentary cribs, a toy library, babysitting services, and games like Guitar Hero, Wii, and Xbox 360. Pets are allowed, and there’s a dog walking service. 24-hour concierge, CD/DVD library, packing/unpacking services, laundry service, and limo and chauffeur services are all available.

    CLOSEST COMPS

    The Greenwich Hotel (New York); Crosby Street Hotel (New York); Soho Hotel (London)


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