George Washington never slept here, but the staff at the Cosmopolitan swear that Abraham Lincoln did, back when the building was Hotel Girard. Built in the 1840s, it’s always been a hotel of some sort or another, and the Lilliputian dimensions of some of the cheaper rooms reflect how much smaller people were back then. Still, it’s often a great value, with simple but comfortable furnishings (think Ikea) and a crack housekeeping staff that keep everything extremely tidy (no fraying carpets or telltale signs of the last guest here).
New York City
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95 W Broadway (at Chambers St.)
Our Rating Neighborhood Tribeca Transportation Subway: 1, 2, 3, A, or C to Chambers St Phone 888/895-9400 or 212/566-1900.105 units Prices $120–$279 double Amenities Free Wi-Fi Web site Cosmopolitan Hotel–TribecaBook a Room Now