If it didn’t sit on a personality-free midtown street (blessedly near the subway), the Bernic would be a dead ringer for those sleek glass-and-steel stepped buildings that loom above the bay in Miami. Inside is all Manhattan, though, with a no-nonsense décor of contemporary modular furnishings, with dark wood veneers and Mid-Century Modern-esque art on the walls. In the lobby is an all-day Italian joint, where guests get their included breakfast in the morning; and opposite that is a front desk with one of the friendliest staffs in the city.
New York City
New York City› Hotel
145 East 47th St.
Our Rating Neighborhood Midtown East Phone 212/754-9700 Prices $149¬–$281 double Amenities Bar, restaurant, free use of nearby neighborhood gym, free Wi-Fi. Web site The Bernic Hotel