The William Vale, Brooklyn, New York City

Sink or Swim? Here is our latest review of The William Vale by Harper's Bazaar UK

The brand new 22-storey hotel redefining Brooklyn's skyline

Located in the heart of artistic, lively Williamsburg, The William Vale hotel is reshaping this fashionable area, attracting tourists and locals alike via its eye-catching design and forward-thinking approach to hospitality.

The William Vale curates an ever-changing cultural calendar of events open to both guests and local residents, designed to promote a sense of community between the property and the borough. The ever-changing programme features rooftop yoga, movie screenings, opera and art classes.


The 183 pet-friendly rooms were designed by the innovative Studio Munge, including 25 suites and the Vale Garden residence, which has a hot tub and private garden overlooking Brooklyn. L’Occitane bath products and Brooklyn Roasting Company espresso machines are in every room.

Wow factor

The hotel is home to the longest pool in NYC and an elevated 15,000 square foot park providing a relaxing oasis overlooking the skyline.

Food and drink

The award-winning chef Andrew Carmellini oversees The William Vale’s inspiring dining options. Leuca, a Southern Italian restaurant, serves the most delicious breakfast menu in the borough (don’t miss the eggs al forno). The hotel’s 22nd floor has rocketed into stardom and become the gem of Williamsburg – up there, you’ll find Westlight, the panoramic bar, which draws crowds from far and wide to sample the exquisitely mixed drinks while taking in the blockbuster view of Manhattan.

The William Vale, from about £280 a room a night (