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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Such a cozy and comfy stay in Brooklyn!! I stayed here for two nights with my boyfriend as we visited the area. Positives: -Friendly and down to earth desk staff -Free cookies for guests in the lobby (delicious btw) -Comfiest bed ever! -Hardwood floors free from allergy dust -Low to ground beds (which I loved!) -Clean rooms -Chalkboard in bathroom...

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You Kendra! We're really pleased that you enjoyed our guest rooms, finding them clean and comfortable. We're really proud of our location and how quite our rooms are. We're in the process of upgrading our heating and cooling systems to handle the unseasonably warm weather we've been having and I've notified our maintenance staff about the LED light problem....

Brick NJ
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently my husband and I spent our anniversary at the NU hotel. The location is excellent, and within walking distance of the restaurant we chose. I can't say enough good things about this hotel! It was reasonable, so clean and comfortable, and the staff was so friendly and helpful. Highly recommend!

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 star review. I'm really please to hear that you had such a great experience on you anniversary. Our staff/team works really hard to provide a clean, comfortable and service oriented environment. We really appreciate your recommendation. gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My company puts me up in this hotel when I am in town. I visited twice in February 2017 and had a perfect stay each time. The room was comfortable, clean, and well-taken care of. The highlight of the hotel, though, is its staff. Brian, Sapphire, and Carribe, in particular, go above and beyond to accommodate the hotel's guests. More...

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate the 5 star (100%) recommendation. Brian, Sapphire and Carribe are excellent example of our team here @ NU Hotel and we couldn't be prouder of them all. We're grateful to have you as a corporate client and hope that you and your associates will continue to visit us over and over. Thanks! gary.desoiza@independendentcollection.com

Cohasset, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this hotel. Location is great, lots of restaurants and fun shops. Hotel is a funky boutique reflecting the trendy neighborhood; super clean, comfy beds and nice gym. Had an issue with first room but hotel management went above and beyond addressing it. Natalie was very professional, caring and attentive. Highly recommend this for the price and when visiting NYC,...

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for recognizing our staff dedication to resolving guest issues. Our team always tries to genuinely extend hospitality and understands our guests' need for comfort, service and value. I really appreciate your recognition of Natalie, our Assistant General Manager. She always tries her best to put our core values forward. Please make us and Brooklyn you future choice...

FVG
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been before into this small anf very friendly hotel in Brooklyn and it is always a warm, nice experience, The staff is ultra gentle and helpful, my rom was slightly bigger than previous- very appreciated- , wifi is good and breakfast with newspapers is always a cozy treat.

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you bidibodi! As they say, the 3rd time is a charm. Please know that we have several different room types and configurations. So, when you choose to stay with us again: Please call the hotel and request a room similar to the one that you stayed in last time. We will try our best to identify it and maximize...

Sarasota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very convenient, quiet place. Simple and clean. One note, the beds are very low to the floor and older people may have difficulty getting up and down. Otherwise you could not ask for much more if what you want is a good place to come back to after a full day in the Big Apple.

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Michael! I'm sorry about the height of the platform beds. I'm really please to hear that our other attributes pleased you and you found us to be welcoming. gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked Nu Hotel, as we were looking for an overnight stay convenient to the Brooklyn Ocean terminal. Our confortable, spacious (for NYC at the price) and well-appointed room contained all that we needed, and my husband much appreciated the easy-to-access bathroom, as he walks on crutches. The chalk board was a nice touch, too. Although we're not good at...

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Lesley! We're really pleased to hear that you found our rooms comfortable and enjoyed our location. We try to offer a nice continental breakfast program to help get the day started. I'm happy to hear that you were able to snag the muffins. The white painted walls are difficult to maintain. However, we think our staff does a...

New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great night in the Nu Hotel. Well appointed, comfortable beds, and a *huge* shower--plus a chalkboard wall in the bathroom. Great location with cafes & restaurant nearby and a quick walk to subway lines. Breakfast in the lobby was included and delicious. Service was efficient and very friendly. A great find. Highly recommended.

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

I really like your username "ButIRamble" and we're very pleased that your rambling brought you to NU Hotel in Brooklyn. I'm glad that you were able to visit the neighborhood and take advantage of our proximity to the Subway lines. We really appreciate your recommendation and your comments about our service. gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Billericay, Essex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed after Christmas and through New Year. Really good location, close to subway stations so it's easy to get about, with lots of restaurants and shops in easy walking distance. Hotel is very modern in design and the good sized rooms have everything you might need: tv, mini-bar, snacks, kettle, iron, safe, desk, free wi-fi etc. Very comfortable beds and...

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to recap your Holiday vacation. It's wonderful to hear all the positive things you had to say about us. Breakfast does get a little crowded at time. We're working on that. I'm glad to hear that you still found it plentiful. gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm actually staying here right now and will try to see if there's another room I can stay in tomorrow night. The hotel staff said this was the only available room tonight. I've had the heater running almost irresponsibly high for hours and the room is still cold. I am a little worried about going to sleep because waking up...

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Gary D, General Manager at NU Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. Lack of heat this time of year is not usually a problem at our property. I'm sorry that you had to suffer through the night with an inefficient heater. I'm pleased that you were still able to speak positively about us. Please contact me directly, if you plan to return to...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NU Hotel offers a smart, clean, fresh design along with expert service. Acquaint yourself with this entirely new Brooklyn hotel, conceived to create an authentic travel experience integrated into the fabric of the local landscape.This perfectly positioned Brooklyn NY hotel sits squarely at the intersection of four intriguing neighborhoods:Downtown Brooklyn, home to the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the court houses and the offices at Metrotech center.Boerum Hill, where streets are lined with elegant brownstones and French bistros.Cobble Hill, a blend of old world shops and bakeries and gardens.Carroll Gardens, an old-fashioned Italian neighborhood with wide streets, chic restaurants, and antique shops.A design approach intended to appear effortless, combined with a casual attitude, define the hotel, while the beauty and friendly nature of the neighborhoods ensure that guests feel safe and secure as they explore the gems that Brooklyn has to offer. The ambience suggests an artistic local neighborhood refuge providing a unique, insider's experience. The minimalist, loft-inspired rooms include custom furnishings crafted from recycled teak wood, cork floors, environmentally conscious woods, lead-free paints, and organic bedding. Step into this intriguing and exciting new departure from a typical Brooklyn hotel to discover an imaginative new approach to city living -- smart, clean, simple, and, best of all, casual. Simply put, NU is all about you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about NU Hotel

Address: 85 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5907
Region: United States > New York > Brooklyn
Price Range: €137 - €384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — NU Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 93
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NU Hotel Brooklyn, New York
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Brooklyn
#4 Family Hotel in Brooklyn
#4 Romantic Hotel in Brooklyn
#5 Business Hotel in Brooklyn
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“Quietest rooms at back.”
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“Make sure your room is the room you prefer before you stay! We got a ADA accessible room, when I wish we would have gotten a regular room.”
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“ask for a room with a view of this beautiful city”
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“Double bed rooms face the street”
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“We were on lower floor facing Atlantic Ave but were not at all bothered by noise, so not sure it matters.”
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