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NU Hotel

85 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5907
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  • Fort Tilden
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  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location near subway, lots of restaurants and within walking distance to my daughter's apartment! Win, win, win for me! The staff is friendly and helpful. Had trouble with the room safe and help came right away to resolve it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved staying here! It was quiet, loved the bath robes and the L'Occitane products! Service was excellent. Thank you for the nice stay! Parking next door was a bit high but convenient nonetheless. Beds were comfy, Lighting was nice and internet was stable & fast.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the location and the friendliness of the staff. Nice variety for the continental breakfast in the lobby. Attractive décor but bed quite lumpy and the shower a disaster...there was no rim to keep the water in the shower stall. Had to build a barricade around the rim with towels and use only the handheld shower.

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

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us Dia. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your location, our staff and our breakfast. The room you stayed in contained a ADA compliant "roll in" wheelchair accessible shower. Therefore, the drainage flow directly through floor drains. We certainly apologize for that inconvenience and take this opportunity (through your...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Great hotel. The friendly helpful staff has all the answers to all of your queries. The Hotel and its rooms are immaculate. Everything about this place is first rate. Plan to stay here on your next Big Apple visit.

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

Thank you James! We really appreciate your endorsement and your comments about our staff and cleanliness. I hope that you find your way back to us again. gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Winchester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A blackboard in the bathroom. Bed a little soft and the heating can be very loud ( actually woke me up on my second night ). I will definitely stay here again. Children running in the hallway in the morning and evening. Not the hotel's fault of course.

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

Happy New Year Thomas! We appreciate that you forgave us for the noise that children bring to our hotel during the holiday. Please feel free to contact me when you return. Gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in this neighborhood, and it's such a wonderful area, full of charming cocktail bars and great restaurants. Few tourists. The hotel room was bigger than expected, clean, and chic. The staff were friendly and there are many subway lines all around. I have nothing bad to say! I would definitely come back for a Brooklyn weekend...

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

Thanks PhillyJulie! We hope you return again and have your Brooklyn Getaway with us. We're pleased to hear that you found us to be clean comfortable and chic. I'm very proud of about staff and the size of our rooms. Gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Hostel in NYC. Extremely clean and quiet. Great Location. All they need is a pool and an elevator.;) I stay at hotels all the time and this will be the place I stat when I am in NYC. Excellent, Excellent, Excellent.

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

We really appreciate the 5 star review Juventino. Although, I think that you may have intended to review a different property/hotel. NU hotel has elevators and does not offer hostel type accommodations. Our 93 rooms are private accommodations; although we do have 3 family suites that can accommodate 4 persons. Gary.desoiza@independentcollecion.com

Edison, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Got off at the wrong stop off the subway and took a decent walk passing a variety of more commercial restaurants like shakeshack. When I turned the corner to the hotel I found a small spot in a more "home-y" street with small restaurants. Room was great, bathroom very clean and hipstery. Best part of room was the locctaine products!...

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

Thanks Becca! It's great to hear that Breakfast was the he best part of your stay. We try to put forward enough continental breakfast choices. Also, we're pleased that you appreciated our bath amenities and our cleanliness. NU Hotel's location is ideal for everyone visiting Brooklyn. We're adjacent to Downtown Shopping and Municipalities, brownstone neighborhoods with boutique restaurants and independent...

Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great Place, in the heart of a growing Brooklyn.Great surroundings,atmosphere in the city is exciting. Unique Hotel, I love the contemporary feel. My room was very comfortable and warm. Excellent customer service. The hotel associates were very attentive, friendly and accommodating. I will stay here again. The continental breakfast was exceptional. There's nothing better than a New York bagel and...

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

Thanks Kenneth! It's great to hear that you found our property so warm and comfortable. It's especially nice to hear that you found our staff to be attentive and friendly. We're really pleased that you enjoyed breakfast; especially the Brooklyn made bagels and our LaColombe coffee. Gary.desoiza@independentcollection.com

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stayed here for business in late November. It is a fairly updated hotel with a European feel. Rooms and upgrades are nice although the bathroom and shower could use some attention. Mine had some mold along the caulk lines and the water pressure was extremely weak - not sure if that is because of the age of the building or...

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

Thanks for taking time to review your stay @NU Hotel. Our property takes cleanliness and condition very seriously. Rest assured that I share Tripadvisor reviews with hotel staff and management. Please contact me directly, so I can determine which guest room you stayed in and give it my special attention. Sustainability (water usage) is a concern for us, though there...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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: €123 - €355 (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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#4 Romantic Hotel in Brooklyn
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#5 Business Hotel in Brooklyn
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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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