Conde Nast Traveller says: Unlike anything else in New York City, the Beekman is a 19th-century stunner, using eclectic design elements in the massive lobby area (Oriental rugs draped from the check-in desk, bookcases filled with objets d'art, distressed green walls and pink velvet sofas) that make you want to spend a few hours drinking it all in, visually. read more
Evening Standard says: This new offering from luxury hotel group Thompson is making the most of its distinguished setting: one of New York’s first-ever high-rises, Temple Court (or 5 Beekman Street). This storied building, created in the Queen Anne style in 1883, is an unabashedly dignified vision of pointy turrets and red Philadelphia brick. read more
Telegraph says: Just when you thought that everything in New York had been discovered, along comes The Beekman, whose magnificent Victorian atrium has caught everyone by surprise. Sherlock Holmes-meets-Agatha Christie is the flavour of its new theatrical interiors, and providing pizzazz are two of the city’s top restaurateurs. read more
The Independent says: It’s true what they say about Downtown: the lights are brighter there. While the eponymous Petula Clark song had Midtown Manhattan in mind, actual downtown – New York’s Financial District – is newly abuzz. No longer just a place to work, it has everything you come to NYC for. And thanks to The Beekman, that now includes a cinematically stylish boutique hotel. read more