Joseph Licata

Standard East

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Standard East A quick bite from The Standard Café, just off the lobby, will help get you refreshed for your day of meetings or kick off your holiday.

A quick bite from The Standard Café, just off the lobby, will help get you refreshed for your day of meetings or kick off your holiday.

Standard East Lawn making it rain smiles...

Lawn making it rain smiles...

Standard East Always love arriving during the early part of the day, you get hit with this view that is full of energy.

Always love arriving during the early part of the day, you get hit with this view that is full of energy.

Standard East The room.

The room.

Standard East The view.

The view.

Standard East This little baby melts the stress away and pairs nicely with a bottle of bubbly.

This little baby melts the stress away and pairs nicely with a bottle of bubbly.

Standard East An office with a view, perfect for productive mornings.

An office with a view, perfect for productive mornings.

Standard East The bar.

The bar.

Standard East The most pleasant of staff that will sure to be like family before your stay ends.

The most pleasant of staff that will sure to be like family before your stay ends.

Standard East The Perch, hidden on the 2nd floor, is a wonderful spot for relaxing and cracking open a book.

The Perch, hidden on the 2nd floor, is a wonderful spot for relaxing and cracking open a book.

Standard East Narcissa. Take a friend and order a bit of everything to share.

Narcissa. Take a friend and order a bit of everything to share.

Standard East Outdoor seating at Narcissa.

Outdoor seating at Narcissa.

Standard East Fun fact: the restaurant was named after a cow on Andre’s farm.

Fun fact: the restaurant was named after a cow on Andre’s farm.

Standard East Upon arrival you instantly feel the warm welcome from the lobby and the amazing staff that greet you.

Upon arrival you instantly feel the warm welcome from the lobby and the amazing staff that greet you.

Highs & Lows

  • The staff is one of the best, quickly making it a home away from home. Be sure to say hi to Lawn in the Café, he’ll get your day started out right.

  • The details are everywhere, from the Daniel Ashram cloud hanging in the elevator bank to the perfect perch for quiet working, reading or napping.

  • I can’t say enough about their restaurant Narcissa, really, you must go.

  • Even though the gym is across the street, having to walk 100 yards for a fantastic gym is much better than being stuck with a terrible one in the hotel.

  • Their coffee in the café (or your room) is amazing, but make sure they don’t charge you for a refill.

  • The standard rooms are a bit small for the price, but things change if you upgrade. Although, no matter which room you choose the view is bound to be killer.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique hotel

  • Vibe

    Cozy home away from home.

  • Location

    Central to shops, restaurants, subway, etc.

  • Rooms

    141 rooms and suites.

  • Music

    Everything from Charlie Parker to Madonna.

  • Year Opened

    Converted to The Standard East Village in October 2011.

  • Designed By

    Tower designed by Carlos Zapata, exterior and interior redesigned by Balazs Properties.

  • Health & Wellness

    No gym in the building; but you get passes to the Crunch across the street, which is so much better.

  • Restaurant

    Yes and it's addictive.

  • Bar

    Yes, great for late afternoon meetings.

  • Minibar

    The standard selection of snacks.

  • Children

    Bring em if you’ve got em (pet friendly too). Great neighborhood for kids and pets.

  • Price

    Affordable luxury, for NYC anyway.

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