The Dream Hotel: New York Vs. Miami

Lifestyle

By: / May 14, 2013

Want room and board that’s fit for Foursquare? Upgrade your suite life at one of hotelier Vikram Chatwal’s overnight sensations

Photo: A room at the Dream Hotel in New York

DREAM DOWNTOWN
355 West 16th St. | New York, NY 10011
Room Rates: Up to $395 per night
The View: Empire State Building
The Digs: The Dream franchise’s porthole-themed flagship—designed by Trump SoHo architect Frank Fusaro—plasters guests’ four walls with a rotating showcase of local art.
Swag Factor: A luxury swimming pool and see-through floor overlooking the lobby could stroke any ego.
Party Life: Perfect your chopstick game at the French-inspired Japanese restaurant
Cherry before picking up tabs at its secret underground nightclub (Primetime: 1 a.m.).

DREAM SOUTH BEACH
1111 Collins Ave. | Miami, Florida 33139
Room Rates: Up to $325 per night
The View: Miami skyline
The Digs: Excuse the French Moroccan-inspired rooms. Conjured up by designer Lawrence Murray, the suites double as a Hall of Fame, with OG snapshots of the Rolling Stones and John Lennon.
Swag Factor: Keep up like a Kardashian by shooting selfies on the white sand beaches
50 yards away.
Party Life: Spend your dough on Serafina’s Neopolitan-style pizzas before hiking up happy hour to 2 p.m. at the venue’s rooftop lounge.