Raven Smith

The Jane

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The Jane Gotta love a swirly font.

Gotta love a swirly font.

The Jane Nothing says “welcome” like a rat in a fez.

Nothing says “welcome” like a rat in a fez.

The Jane A peacock and a stag walk into a bar…

A peacock and a stag walk into a bar…

The Jane This is bedroom where I slept.

This is bedroom where I slept.

The Jane I know my monogrammed luggage is super pretentious but I’m also drinking a Vitamin Water Zero so it balances out.

I know my monogrammed luggage is super pretentious but I’m also drinking a Vitamin Water Zero so it balances out.

The Jane Full disclosure I got this picture is from the internet so you can actually see how nice the room is.

Full disclosure I got this picture is from the internet so you can actually see how nice the room is.

The Jane Fact: The survivors of The Titanic stayed at The Jane when their rescue ship docked in New York. I wonder if Rose had a shower here?

Fact: The survivors of The Titanic stayed at The Jane when their rescue ship docked in New York. I wonder if Rose had a shower here?

The Jane New York novels because New York.

New York novels because New York.

The Jane Managed to spaff $80 in Duane Reade on Advil and Melatonin.

Managed to spaff $80 in Duane Reade on Advil and Melatonin.

The Jane I find the coasters dead chic.

I find the coasters dead chic.

The Jane The lobby boy’s outfits are straight outta Grand Budapest Hotel. This guy’s Nikes add a sartorial note.

The lobby boy’s outfits are straight outta Grand Budapest Hotel. This guy’s Nikes add a sartorial note.

The Jane I had a couple of martinis and tried to buy this monkey in a fez from the barman but got denied…which in retrospect is a relief.

I had a couple of martinis and tried to buy this monkey in a fez from the barman but got denied…which in retrospect is a relief.

Highs & Lows

  • The décor in the communal spaces is brilliantly bonkers.

  • The function room is majorly vibey on the weekends (there’s a big queue).

  • The sense of history in the whole building is palpable.

  • The smaller rooms have shared bathrooms.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 42/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique hotel, faded glamour.

  • Vibe

    Old school faded glamour.

  • Location

    Meatpacking

  • Rooms

    208

  • Music

    None

  • Year Opened

    1908

  • Designed By

    William A. Boring

  • Health & Wellness

    Nope

  • Restaurant

    Used to be the utterly yum Cafe Gitane...something new is on the way.

  • Bar

    Yes, a massive club-like area downstairs and a smaller rooftop bar.

  • Minibar

    The usual suspects.

  • Children

    Bring them, sure.

  • Price

    One of the cheapest hotels in New York...I think...

  • Website

    Visit website

Whitney Biennial

Whitney Biennial

Whitney Museum of American Art, Gansevoort Street, New York, NY, United States

Bemelmans Bar for a martini.

Bemelmans Bar for a martini.

Bemelmans Bar, East 76th Street, New York, NY, United States

Metrograph

Metrograph

Metrograph, Ludlow Street, New York, NY, United States

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