Downtown Brooklyn, NY

New York
Downtown Brooklyn which includes heritage elements and a bridge
Brooklyn’s signature medley of old and new provides the backdrop to this revitalized district, where you’ll find fresh arts venues behind historic streetscapes.

Experience the lively pace of Downtown Brooklyn, a centrally located neighborhood formerly known for the towering high-rises of its business district. Today, Downtown Brooklyn has refreshed its tree-lined streets and ushered in a lively arts community. Go shopping in outdoor malls, see what’s playing at a performing arts venue or watch a sports event at a local college campus. Select from a wide range of tastes at Downtown Brooklyn’s collection of acclaimed restaurants and vendors.

Get a sense of Downtown Brooklyn’s historic architecture at Brooklyn Borough Hall, one of the borough’s oldest and most important heritage structures. Other architectural landmarks include the heritage-listed Federal Building and Post Office and towering One Hanson Place, formerly the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower. Check out the eclectic mix of stores represented by the Fulton Street Mall. This open-air mall has a wide range of chain stores, independent boutiques and discount outlets.

Stroll along Downtown Brooklyn’s leafy thoroughfares, where pretty old brownstones line the streets. Make your way to the neighborhood’s cultural precinct to find an exciting program of daily events, shows and exhibitions. Visit the Theater for a New Audience, BRIC Arts Media House, Brooklyn Academy of Music or New York Transit Museum. Art installations, live shows and special events are regularly held at MetroTech Commons. See what’s showing at Barclays Center, which regularly hosts basketball and boxing matches.

Breathe the fresh air at Cadman Plaza Park. Walk between parks all the way from Brooklyn Borough Hall to the Brooklyn Bridge. Head to the northeastern corner of Downtown Brooklyn and Bridge Plaza to observe river and skyline views.

Taste flavors from around the world at Downtown Brooklyn’s cafés and restaurants. Visit Michelin-starred establishments or get acquainted with local vendors serving freshly made snacks.

Downtown Brooklyn is located in the northwestern section of the borough of Brooklyn. Reach the area easily via many subway and bus lines. Alternatively, stay in one of Downtown Brooklyn’s hotels and explore the neighborhood on foot.


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Downtown Brooklyn Hotel Deals

Row NYC
Row NYC
4 out of 5
700 8th Avenue, New York, NY, 10036
The price is ¥17,084 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.5/5 Good! (3,735 reviews)
"Staff was amazing, good price and very convenient"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

Row NYC
Pod Times Square
Pod Times Square
3 out of 5
400 W 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10036
The price is ¥18,982 per night from Jul 24 to Jul 25
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3,184 reviews)
"Was very nice"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Pod Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY, 10036
The price is ¥26,697 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, room service, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the convenient parking ...
3.5/5 Good! (6,194 reviews)
"Great location, walkable to various places."

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Arlo Midtown
Arlo Midtown
4 out of 5
351 West 38th Street, New York, NY, 10018
The price is ¥25,687 per night from Jul 3 to Jul 4
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,754 reviews)
"Overall a good choice of hotel, with a lovely rooftop and great coffee and drinks options downstairs. If you're looking somewhere with a cool vibe, reasonably priced and with the option of a nice view, Arlo is it. Would stay again albeit at one of their different locations. On the flip side it does ..."

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Arlo Midtown
Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
99 Washington St, New York, NY, 10006
The price is ¥19,330 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,252 reviews)
"Excellent! :)"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District, an IHG Hotel
Hotel Edison Times Square
Hotel Edison Times Square
4 out of 5
228 W 47th St, New York, NY, 10036
The price is ¥17,084 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the family ...
3.9/5 Good! (2,686 reviews)
"Older hotel but updated, with small rooms in an unbeatable location! I would stay again!"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Hotel Edison Times Square
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