Rooms range from $325-$625
6 at Astor Pl.
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Designed by architect Carlos Zapata, with razor-sharp interiors by Antonio Citterio, the luxuriously modern Cooper Square rises like a glass wing over the Bowery. Guest rooms are small but thoughtfully set up. Each is stocked with books from Housing Works and a choice of three bathrobes (terrycloth, silk, and yukata) to match your mood or temperature.Weddings
The 21st-floor penthouse at this new downtown hotel boasts stunning 360-degree views of the city, loads of natural light, and a sleek wraparound terrace. Capacity is 50 for a seated dinner, 220 for cocktails; rates range from $5,000 to $7,500, with catering available for $100 to $150 per person