George Washington never slept here, but the staff at the Frederick 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 the cheaper rooms reflect how much smaller people were back then. In early 2018 it completed a major overhaul/name change (this used to be The Cosmopolitan) that has left it with sleek dark-wood furnishings, Frette linens, and a crack housekeeping staff that keeps everything extremely tidy (no fraying carpets or telltale signs of the last guest here).
New York City
New York City› Hotel
95 W. Broadway (at Chambers St.)
Our Rating Neighborhood Tribeca & Lower East Side Transportation Subway: 1, 2, 3, A, or C to Chambers St. Phone 888/895-9400 or 212/566-1900 Prices $114–$389 double Amenities Lounge/bar, Starbucks off lobby, room service, free Wi-Fi. Units 105 units Web site The Frederick