Life Hotel

Manhattan, New York


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Premium King room with sleeper sofa

Premium King room

New York City

New York City

New York City

A new boutique hotel in New York's trendy NoMad

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Up to 47% hotel website price ?
Accommodation in a Premium King room, on a room-only basis.

This offer also includes an exclusive water bottle upon check-in and a $30 food-and-beverage credit per room, per night. Please note that the credit must be used each day, does not roll over and has no cash value.

This offer is available for stays between January and March 2018 and is based on two adults only.

Please note that this hotel is not pet-friendly.

Check-in is at 3pm and check-out at 12pm.

Travel is not included.

Taxed are not included and will be added on the payment screen.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 47% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the hotel's website rate. An example of our top discount is:

On April 4, 2018, two people may book a one-night stay in a Premium King room (inclusions as noted above) and will pay $250 (excluding taxes) per room, per night, compared to the hotel's website rate of $475 (excluding taxes) per room, per night. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 47%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on January 2, 2018.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

A stylish Big Apple base housed in the former LIFE Magazine headquarters, steps from Fifth Avenue

Bring your dream NYC getaway to life – the LIFE headquarters, to be precise. The NoMad neighbourhood’s Life Hotel has set up shop in what served, between 1895 and 1931, as the iconic magazine’s main office. And it’s not just the building that’s been restored to its former glory, with modern-day additions, like complimentary Wi-Fi and Evolve by Google Chromecast in the 98 accommodations, thrown in the mix. The visionary hospitality team behind the brand new and already-Condé Nast Traveler-profiled property has taken great pains to ensure its unique literary heritage informs all aspects of your 21st-century stay.

Both the signature restaurant – HENRY at Life Hotel – and bar – Gibson + Luce – take their names from one or more editors of the publication, while the latter occupies a subterranean space thought to have been the 1920s staffs’ private speakeasy, serving cocktails worthy of a Prohibition-era party. Plus, another of your room’s up-to-date amenities will be a daily digital newspaper, so you can fit in some reading, as the editors would have wanted. Travel between these spots, as well as a 24-hour fitness centre and seasonal rooftop garden, on one of just two half-moon birdcage elevators in the United States, back in action itself.


The theme of the 98 guest accommodations is the meeting of old and new – articulated through creative design that references the hotel’s 19th-century roots (and incorporates replicas of original molding details), alongside thoroughly modern extras, like the daily digital newspaper and 60-inch HDTV located in each.

Premium King rooms measure 225 square feet and hold one comfortable king-size bed, dressed in eco-friendly sheets, within a wrought-iron frame and among contemporary furnishings and artworks. Premium King rooms with sleeper sofa are slightly roomier, adding on another 15 square feet.


- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Bathrobes
- Slippers
- Individual climate control
- All-natural bath amenities
- Brass fixtures
- Evolve by Google Chromecast
- Laptop-sized safe
- Wooden desk with lamp/iPhone charger combo
- Text-messaging concierge


HENRY at Life Hotel is headed up by Chef Michael Vignola, who was recently mentioned in The New York Times, and highlights innovative cocktails and classic shared plates with an international twist – many of them cooked in a traditional wood-burning oven. Gibson + Luce, named after two LIFE editors, pours its own expertly made Prohibition-era cocktails, in a subterranean space that’s thought to have once been the magazine staffs’ very own private speakeasy. Rounding off the outlets is a lobby lounge for drinks and dishes from the full HENRY menu.


NoMad has been hailed as Manhattan’s newest neighborhood but dates back to the Gilded Age and retains Historic District status. Gape at the Empire State Building, indulge in some retail therapy along iconic Fifth Avenue, catch a game or concert at nearby Madison Square Garden, or take a stroll in Madison Square Park, home to one of the original Shake Shack outposts. Other popular restaurants in the area include Upland and the eateries of Eataly, while this prime location affords easy access to the subway for quick transport to other parts of the city, with their own dining, shopping and nightlife spots.

19 West 31st Street, New York, New York 10001

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We like

  • The rich history of the 19th-century building, once the headquarters of LIFE Magazine
  • Staying in the heart of Midtown’s ever-trendy NoMad neighborhood, steps from 5th Avenue
  • Appreciating the rooms’ design and restaurant’s dishes, both mentioned in the Traveler profile
  • Enjoying a daily dining credit at a restaurant headed up by a chef with New York Times buzz

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