Hilton Brooklyn New York

by Holly Riddle

Mar 29, 2019

Brooklyn © Kan1234 | Dreamstime

Reviews / Hotel

During my first stay in Brooklyn, I wasn’t sure what to expect from The Hilton Brooklyn New York, but I was pleased to find, on my Wednesday night arrival, the hotel is located in a central location, close to many restaurants and neighborhood attractions, and on a street that was quiet the majority of the time, only really picking up in traffic, both car and pedestrian, as people left for work on weekday mornings.

 

The front desk staff was helpful and friendly when I checked in, and I was quickly headed up to my room on the fourth floor.

 

The hallways are tastefully decorated in what resembles a naval theme, with lighting outside each door similar to what you might imagine in a submarine and a rope pattern crisscrossing the plush carpet.

 

In the guestrooms, definitely spacious by New York City standards, the theme gives way to a more classy vintage feel, with black, white and mahogany hues, with accent walls featuring a toile print.

 

My king guestroom offered plenty of space, with extra seating, including an armchair with footrest and a desk area. A large window opened onto the street below. The bathroom, with its walk-in shower and large vanity, gave me plenty of space to easily get ready in a hurry during this business trip. The room also boasted a large number of outlets for charging my devices, even handier considering my husband, working remotely with his various tech, tagged along for the trip. Both of us had no problem finding room for our phones, laptops and tablets.

 

The hotel’s on-site dining includes Black Walnut, an American restaurant with gastropub fare and a room service menu. During my stay, I opted to eat at the stylish lobby bar, with its quiet atmosphere and quick service. The smashed potato skins (red potatoes with sage, parmesan and house-made ranch) are well worth the calories and I could eat far more than a normal serving, especially if I’m enjoying one of the expertly made cocktails from the bar.

 

During my stay, I found the hotel’s location great for a first-timer exploring Brooklyn. I had easy access to Barclays Center, Brooklyn Bridge and New York Transit Museum.

 

If you’re looking for a convenient leisure or business stay, with luxury touches and a great location, The Hilton Brooklyn New York delivers.

 

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Destinations / Asia
Aug 18, 2019

Top 5: Macau Street Foods

Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.

Rental Cars Offer Flexibility for Business, Leisure or Both

Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.

Tips / Other
Aug 18, 2019

Different Ways to Prepare Shrimp

Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.

Destinations / Latin America
Aug 18, 2019

Most Instagrammable Spots in Viña del Mar

Viña del Mar is a charming coastal city located in central Chile. It’s home to many beachside attractions and plenty of cultural activities. Check out these spots when documenting your visit on Instagram.

Work and Play in Italy

Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.

Products / Travel
Aug 18, 2019

Toilo Toiletry Bag

The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.