Friends and family visiting Downtown Brooklyn for the holidays? The neighborhood is home to a great selection of hotels — each of which has its own unique character and amenities. Read on to find the best home away from home.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

The pioneer of Downtown Brooklyn’s hotel market is also the biggest with nearly 700 rooms. All guest rooms and suites feature modern built-in desks, flat-panel TVs, and spa-like bathrooms. Guests can recharge in one of their lounge spaces after a long day, or go for a swim in the hotel’s 75-foot indoor pool. The hotel is a hop, skip, and a jump away from great shopping, dining, and or a nice stroll down to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Hilton Brooklyn New York

Just one block away from the subway and a few minutes from Barclays Center, the Hilton in Brooklyn offers on-site dining, event spaces, and large guest rooms and suites. Find this hotel at the corner of Smith Street, a street renowned for its run of restaurants and shops.

Ace Hotel Brooklyn

Ace Hotel Brooklyn is a boutique hotel and cultural hub located inspired by an affinity for the soulful and fueled by a love for the hyperlocal. Here, the pragmatic combines with the romantic, the private with the collective, and the old world with the future. Guests can dine at the As You Are bar and restaurant on the ground floor and enjoy a number of goings on — from music nights to wine tastings and beyond.

Even Hotel Brooklyn

EVEN™ Hotel is designed to help guests maintain a healthy lifestyle while traveling. Keep active with in-room fitness zones for private workouts and choose from a selection of healthy food and beverage options, including made-to-order smoothies and Grab ‘n’ Go meals. Guests can rest easy with spa-inspired showers, signature EO bath products, and all-natural linens.

Hotel Indigo Brooklyn

Hotel Indigo is a contemporary boutique hotel where every room is equipped with plush bedding and spa-style bathrooms. Located seconds from the Fulton Street shopping district, Hotel Indigo provides convenient access to nearby businesses, restaurants, shops, and cultural venues. offering freshly prepared dishes full of local flavor, a fitness room, business center, and meeting room.

Holiday Inn Brooklyn

Holiday Inn on Schermerhorn Street is just around the corner from all the great offerings of Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural institutions and the Barclays Center. Featuring nearly 250 rooms, the hotel also boasts a pool and ground-floor restaurant, Grand Canyon Bistro.

Aloft New York Brooklyn

Say hello to Aloft New York Brooklyn, yet another of the hotels on Duffield Street. This one offers a twist on travel with loft-inspired spaces – their signature platform bed with plush bedding will give your guests a great night’s sleep. The Aloft also boasts one of the best rooftop dining views in the neighborhood – the Kimoto Rooftop – featuring Asian cuisine and stunning views.

Sheraton Brooklyn

Rounding out the hotels on Duffield Street is the Sheraton Brooklyn, right next door to the Aloft. This spot features more than 300 rooms, and your guests can upgrade their stay to include continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres.

Hampton Inn Brooklyn

All of the Hampton Inn’s 117 rooms include free Wi-Fi and custom-designed beds, plus standard work desks, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Those with a busy stay planned will appreciate the daily breakfast and weekday breakfast bags to go. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, bar, and 24-hour pantry store.

NU Hotel

NU Hotel blends funky Brooklyn style with New York sensibility. Stop by the hotel bar and lounge, Nu Bar & Marketplace, or get fit and explore the neighborhood in style with their stylish orange commuter bicycles specially designed for NU Hotel. Located right on Atlantic Avenue, your guests will have the best Brooklyn shopping options to choose from, not to mention a great dining scene.