Authentic is the accurate word to describe The Tillary Hotel, Brooklyn. The holding group, JAM26 have been astute enough to create a solid sense of place by hiring Brooklyn’s finest creatives to rebrand the former hotel into a modern, homely, well-appointed experiential experience. Upon entering, the lobby sets the right tone; chic lighting, art and fashion books, vintage board games and comfy sofas.
Upon entering, the lobby sets the right tone; chic lighting, art and fashion books, vintage board games and comfy sofas. TRoom cafe sits at the back with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking one of Brooklyn’s charming brownstone streets. TRoom is stocked daily with fresh, local, organic produce. You will find freshly prepared lemon and ginger shots, freshly squeezed OJ and delicious multi-grain bagels. You can read The New York Times or interact with other guests or the local community who are your neighbours, you don’t get more authentic than that.
Don’t leave without visiting level two for a cocktail at The Secret Side Bar, drinks are typically prepared by resident cocktail masters Desmond or Madonna. You will see a vast outdoor terrace filled with Igloo tents and Veuve Clicquot in winter and shiny happy people in summer.
The hotel’s interiors were created by Brooklyn-based Cl-oth who fused mid-century modern and art-deco cues with a modern and industrial aesthetic. Incorporating elements such as end-grain wood tile flooring and polished concrete with jewel-toned plush furniture and gilded geometric motifs.
The in-house restaurant, set to launch in summer has been designed by Brooklyn native, Rik Homme of La Maison Prive who has extended a feeling of luxury throughout the hotel with a collection of bespoke candles offering a signature lavender based fragrance exclusive to The Tillary.
The Tillary’s visionary and current General Manager, Aliya Huey leaves a personalised monthly letter in all 174 rooms, inspired by the cultural feeling of the moment. This is a personal touch not often seen, that turns a hotel into a welcoming home. In the words of Christopher Wallace, one of Brooklyn’s most famous poets – ‘‘Spread love, it’s the Brooklyn way”.
Rest your head high above Brooklyn’s bustling city streets in stylish and comfortable guest rooms and suites. All 174 rooms at The Tillary feature a mid-century modern edge with attention to custom detail to ensure a home away from home stay.
Book via: thetillaryhotel.com