The 10 Best Green Hotels in New York City

In New York City,  there are hotels that care. They maximize guest experiences, at the same time, minimise their environmental footprint and benefit the local community. They optimize water consumption, reduce waste, use renewable and cleaner sources of energy. Besides, they provide eco-friendly products, organic food, prepare local and seasonal food for their guests.

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York
The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York

The rooms with city or park views, along with Turkish marble bathrooms, Molton Brown toiletries and Bose sound systems. The property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property’s impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Crosby Street Hotel

Two Bedroom Crosby Suite @ Crosby Street Hotel
Two Bedroom Crosby Suite @ Crosby Street Hotel

The Crosby Street Hotel is the first LEED Gold Certified building in New York City. LEED certified buildings save resources and have a positive impact on the health of occupants, while promoting renewable, clean energy. They also source the ingredients from their rooftop garden.

70 Park Avenue Hotel

70 Park Avenue Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel
70 Park Avenue Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel

The property got Green Key Eco Rating 5, which focus on the energy conservation, water conservation, solid waste management, hazardous waste management, indoor air quality, community outreach, building infrastructure, and environmental management.

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel

The property is LEED Silver Certified. Lighting in guest rooms and corridors is 20% more efficient than that required by code. Guest room air conditioning equipment was replaced to provide additional fresh air to our guests. 88% of the new wood used in the product revitalization was certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, an independent organization that promotes sustainably harvested wood. Over 96% of construction waste and debris was diverted from landfills. As a result of installing low-flow plumbing fixtures, the hotel is projected to save over 500,000 gallons of water annually.

Eventi Hotel

Eventi Suite @ Eventi, a Kimpton Hotel
Eventi Suite @ Eventi, a Kimpton Hotel

With the Green Key Eco Rating 4 adopts standard environmentally-friendly products and practices, such as eco-friendly cleaning supplies and recycling. Why not enjoy their an eco-friendly spa and dine in their restaurant helmed by Michelin-awarded chef to pamper yourself?

The Muse New York Hotel

The Muse New York, a Kimpton Hotel
The Muse New York, a Kimpton Hotel

The property got Green Key Eco Rating 5. They have implemented more than 100 practices to create a sustainable experience for the hotel and restaurant guests.They use nontoxic cleaning supplies, extensively recycle, minimize the water consumption, and serve organic coffee.

Archer Hotel New York

Archer Hotel New York
Archer Hotel New York

They‘ve received LEED Silver Certification. They have done efforts towards responsible use of energy and other resources during each phase of our hotel’s creation and function. In the guest rooms, you could find eco-friendly soaps and products, “green” bedding and pillows of down/feather fill combination and cotton. They clean carpets and spots with non-toxic and low VOC products. It’s possible to have guided tours of their facilities and LEED practices.

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Chelsea

Courtyard New York Manhattan Chelsea
Courtyard New York Manhattan Chelsea

By recycling and reducing waste, conserving energy and water, this property is LEED Silver Certified. It located in the heart of New York City with easy access to Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, Grand Central Station, and Times Square.

Ink48 Hotel

Ink48, a Kimpton Hotel
Ink48, a Kimpton Hotel

Ink48 uses nontoxic cleaning supplies, extensively recycle, minimize water consumption, which also applies in guest rooms with recycling bins, limited paper products, energy-efficient lighting, low-flow water toilets and faucets. They also serve organic coffee. The hotel is certified with Green Key Eco Rating 4.

Element New York Times Square West

Element New York Times Square West
Element New York Times Square West

The property aims to limit the impact on the environment. All guest room kitchen appliances are Energy Star rated. Element also use as many recycled materials as possible in design and construction.