Brooklyn State of Mind | New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge


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It’s no secret that I am pretty much in love with New York City. I take every chance I get to spend a few days in the Big Apple, but usually, never venture very far from Manhattan. When I was presented with the amazing opportunity to spend a weekend at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, I was incredibly excited to discover Brooklyn and explore some of the trendiest neighborhoods in NYC. Here are some of the highlights of our weekend at the Marriott, and all the reasons why we loved the hotel.


The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge truly embodies the spirit of Brooklyn: authentic, chill and effortlessly on trend. The hotel was recently renovated and the whole design inspiration was drawn directly from the borough of Brooklyn itself. The decor features colorful, locally-inspired artwork. The Brooklyn Pantry and The Bar both feature food and drink items from local Brooklyn vendors. Every detail was meticulously thought through to give you a real Brooklyn experience. 

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge


The newly renovated Marriott is understated yet sophisticated. The design is sleek and modern with sweeping views of downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline. I fell in love with the city views… All rooms were redesigned to feature expansive windows, luxurious beds and superior amenities. The hotel also features the exclusive M Club Lounge, which is the perfect spot to relax and recharge, or get some work done during your stay. The Lounge offers fresh drinks and snacks all day, but most importantly unlimited coffee – needless to say, this was one of my favorite parts of the hotel…

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge


The rooms were the highlight of our stay at The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. The plush bed and luxury bedding was extra comfy… If it wasn’t for the insane city skyline peeking out the window, I might have snoozed until lunch time. I loved the modern design of the guest rooms: a colorful statement mural, floor to ceiling windows, and statement lamps gave the space a sleek and trendy feel. The wall-mounted flat-screen TV gave us the option to sign in to our own Netflix account, which made us feel right at home. The spa-like bathroom featured premium products, which is a small detail I always notice and appreciate.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge


We had dinner at The Bar located in the lobby of the hotel. The Bar featured locally inspired craft cocktails, locally produced wines from Red Hook Winery and a curated selection of tasty dishes. Everything we tried was absolutely delicious. The meat and cheese plate was my favorite part of the meal but that usually goes without saying!

We also had breakfast in the M Lounge and sampled an amazing spread of breakfast fares. Fresh fruits, pancakes, pastries, eggs, bacon and breakfast sausages. Total breakfast goals.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge


We didn’t get the chance to experience it during our stay but the hotel also has a spa, which is perfect to escape the hustle and bustle of the city wand treat yourself to an intimate treatment. The brand new fitness center and the indoor pool are perfect to take a break and recharge.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge


The hotel is located right across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan. It’s a short walk to the Brooklyn Bridge, and a great base to explore the neighborhoods of DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights. The location is perfect to explore Brooklyn for a weekend, being walking distance to tons of awesome restaurants, shops and places to go out at night.  We loved walking along the Promenade which is full of photo spots to capture amazing shots of the NYC skyline and the bridges. A little insider tip: Don’t miss the brownstones on Remsen Street and the cute shops on Montague Street.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

We had so much fun filming this video featuring the highlights of our weekend in Brooklyn:

Book your room at The New York Marriott at The Brooklyn Bridge to experience everything Brooklyn has to offer! Additionally, here is a list of amazing FREE things to do in New York.

For more beautiful hotel inspiration, see my reviews on Hotel Balmoral in Paris and The Trafalgar St. James in London.

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  1. Looks like such a great property and I love how they’ve taken inspiration for both decor and food from their local neighbourhood. I’d love to explore more of Brooklyn, I’ve never really visited it on my few fairly short trips to NY, so one to add to the list!

  2. The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott looks Ah-Mazing! I’d love to stay there on a trip to New York, it’s even close to a part of the city that I haven’t really explored before. What absolutely gorgeous rooms and the food looks delicious. I’m pinning this for my next trip to NY 🙂

  3. Great view from your room.

    I haven’t been to Brooklyn in so long that I’d forgotten how pretty it is, especially by the water and the bridge. Great location.

  4. Wow! Looks super luxurious! I love the amazing view of the Brooklyn Bridge from your room. Definitely going to check the hotel out when I’ll be flying New York one day!

  5. OH! You made me miss NYC so much! This Marriot location seems great so near to the Brooklyn Bridge. Will try to book there next time! Love you hair by the way 🙂

  6. Wonderful review. It looks like it would be pretty far out of my budget but a great place to recommend for someone looking to have the best New York experience. The video is a nice addition to the post.

  7. The room!The food!The spot!Oh dear, the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott is so beautiful…No wonder everyone’s dream is to visit New York someday and get to visit such cute places as this. A weekend there, I wouldn’t want to leave!Glad it was such an experience for you.

  8. This looks like an amazing place to stay! We usually end up staying in the heart of NY city, near Times Square. But would love to stay near the Brooklyn Bridge for a change!

  9. I have never been to North America but hope that some day I can visit the Big Apple. I love the picture of you with the view of the Brooklyn Bridge. The hotel seems very comfortable and elegant and the food looks appetizing and well presented.

  10. I want to visit NY. I have never been and am originally from Western NY, go figure! That bridge shot looks so neat. If I want I wouldn’t even know where to start, stay or play first.

  11. New York Marriott looks beautiful and super luxurious. I love the skyline views from the window. The room looks so cozy with that super comfy bed and earthly shades. Food looks mouth watering! Perfect place to stay in New York.

  12. This post brings back so many memories! My first visit to New York was 3 years ago today, and I was there for 5 whole days. I loved exploring the Big Apple – there is so much to do! I particularly remember walking the High Line, crossing the Brooklyn Bridge in a blizzard and the super fast lift up to the viewing deck at Top Of The Rock 🙂 x

  13. There’s no way we could have found a room this large in Manhattan at this price range. I like how this place is walking distance to local cafes, subways and just half a mile from the Brooklyn Bridge.

  14. This is such a lovely place to stay in if you’re ever in New York! You get a beautiful view and fantastic service! You really can’t expect anything less from Marriott!

  15. That’s a plus that you were able to sign into your Netflix account. I considered staying there a couple times. Now I know what to expect if I ever do.

  16. Oh my goodness this hotel looks amazing! I always struggle with picking a place to stay in New York.. there are so many areas, each with their own vibe and style. This pretty much sums up Brooklyn; I’d love to stay in a place that reflects its location so well!

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