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|Distance to city center||3.1 mi|
|Nearest Airport||New York All airports|
|Distance to airport||2.5 mi|
|"The absolute stunning balcony view"||(in 118 reviews)|
|"Rooftop bar has great views"||(in 81 reviews)|
|"Best views of New York!"||(in 31 reviews)|
|"Terrible, terrible service."||(in 37 reviews)|
|"Rooms are small, and dirty, and deteriorated."||(in 5 reviews)|
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|amazing staff||in 206 reviews|
|balcony with a view||in 161 reviews|
|great and the pool||in 85 reviews|
|great hotel||in 155 reviews|
|great location||in 125 reviews|
|italian restaurant||in 74 reviews|
|roof top bar||in 132 reviews|
|room service||in 112 reviews|
|room was amazing||in 225 reviews|
|rooms are small||in 11 reviews|
|williamsburg||in 64 reviews|
Loved everything about this hotel. In the same week we stayed at another 4* property in Manhattan (freehand) and the William vale was 1000 times better.
Location / view / staff / size of the room
Le Labo sets! Can't beat that!
Super comfortable swanky spot to stay in Williamsburg/Greenpoint area
It can be quite pricey so look for deals! Otherwise can’t complain about anything.
Great location! Super nice staff!
The William Vale is located in the heart of Williamsburg right across the East River from Manhattan. The modern hotel offers a 50-foot rooftop swimming pool, which is one of the longest in the greater New York City area. The large 5,000 square-foot Vale terrace is situated above Vale Park and offers guests an enjoyable space for a city poolside retreat. Chef Andrew Carmellini provides innovative small plates based on the popular street foods found below along with original cocktails. The open-air venue features natural shade, additional seating, and garden games.
The William Vale embellishes every room with custom metalwork that compliments the floor-to-ceiling windows and open-air balconies. The soundproof rooms offer glass-enclosed rainfall showers along with air conditioning and facilities for disabled guests. The 24-hour service desk staff speaks a number of languages including English, Russian, Spanish, French, and Arabic.
Guests are centrally located to landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Central Park, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art which are all within a 5-mile radius. Other landmarks within a mile of The William Vale include Grand Ferry Park, the Brooklyn Brewery, East River Park, and the Long Island City Station.
The William Vale offers several places to dine. The Leuca is a Southern Italian restaurant that is known for its wood-fired coastal cuisine served with house-made pasta in a casually elegant atmosphere. The Westlight, a rooftop bar located on the 22nd floor, offers an elevated menu of bar snacks and handcrafted cocktails, rare spirits, beer, and wine. The magnificent view and sophisticated space combine for a memorable experience. Guests that are craving a more relaxed dining experience will enjoy Mister Dips. It offers burgers, fries and seasonal dairy dips served from the window of a retrofitted 1974 Airstream and is located on the elevated outdoor promenade.
based on 1,327 reviews
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- Friendly service
- Stylish hotel
- Great view
- Nice balcony
Policies vary by room type and provider.
FAQs when booking at The William Vale
What can I have for breakfast at The William Vale?
Breakfast at The William Vale is served at Leuca from 7:00 am to 11:00 am. Guests enjoy bold Italian flavors, including oven-baked eggs with mozzarella and Calabrian chili, Italian eggs benedict, mushroom and goat cheese frittata, lemon-ricotta pancakes, and rum-raisin French toast with guanciale. The Bloody Agrigento and Leuca Brew breakfast cocktails are a perfect accompaniment. For a simple Italian style breakfast, order your favorite coffee with a selection of pastries. If you are looking for a healthy option, start your day with a cold-pressed juice, followed by steel cut oatmeal, organic yogurt with pistachio granola, and fresh fruit.
How do I get around if I’m staying at The William Vale?
The central location of The William Vale makes getting around easy. A taxi ride from LaGuardia Airport to the hotel will take about 20m, while JFK and Newark Airport are about 45m by taxi from the hotel. It will only take about 10m to get to Manhattan by taxi. Subway stations within walking distance from The William Vale include Bedford Avenue, Nassau Avenue, and Marcy Avenue. The East River Ferry is about a 6m walk from the hotel and connects travelers to Midtown and the financial district.
Does The William Vale have any activities or entertainment?
The William Vale has a number of unique venues that host diverse events and entertainment throughout the year. Listen to live jazz and funk at the Westlight on Monday evenings from 7:30 pm. Regular rooftop film screenings feature live music, a Q&A, and an afterparty. DJs and live music, summer pool parties, art events, drag shows, and family days are some of the other events held at The William Vale.
Can I host a function or party at The William Vale?
Looking for an upscale venue for an event in Williamsburg? The William Vale has a host of indoor and outdoor spaces that can be customized to suit your function or party. These include smart boardrooms and ballrooms, the Leuca private dining room, the 15,000 sq ft Vale Park, and the Westlight cocktail bar with panoramic views of the New York skyline. Event organizers can help you coordinate all the details, such as audiovisual and technology equipment, decorations, and staff. The hotel can also create distinct menus to cater for your party, including canape platters, a raw bar, taco station, carving station, or a sit-down meal featuring seasonal, locally sourced produce.
Are there any special packages or discounts at The William Vale?
Book the Bed & Breakfast package to start your day with a complimentary continental breakfast for two served in your room, including fresh pastries and coffee. Get the VIP treatment with the Westlight Reserved package that includes VIP reservations for the rooftop lounge and a dining credit to enjoy the signature cocktails and gourmet snacks. Local residents of the Tri-State area are eligible for discounts if they plan a staycation at The William Vale. Guests also enjoy better room rates if you book more than three nights at the hotel.
Where is The William Vale located?
The William Vale is located at 111 North 12th Street in Williamsburg, 3.1 miles from the center of Brooklyn. MoMA PS1 is the closest landmark to The William Vale.
When is check-in time and check-out time at The William Vale?
Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The William Vale.
Does The William Vale offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, The William Vale offers free Wi-Fi.
Does The William Vale offer free parking?
No, The William Vale does not offer free parking.
Does The William Vale offer free airport shuttle service?
No, The William Vale does not offer free airport shuttle service.
How far is The William Vale from the airport?
The William Vale is 5.8 miles from New York LaGuardia.
Can you bring pets to The William Vale?
Yes, The William Vale is a pet-friendly hotel.
Does The William Vale have a pool?
Yes, The William Vale has a pool onsite.
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Most Popular Landmarks
- MoMA PS1 1.7 mi
- Brooklyn Bridge 2.3 mi
- Empire State Building 2.3 mi
- Brooklyn Bridge Park 2.6 mi
- Brooklyn Academy of Music 2.7 mi
- New York Transit Museum 2.8 mi
|New York LaGuardia||5.8 mi|
|New York - Penn Station||2.7 mi|
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