Abroad & Travels · New York City Adventures

Greenery at 1 Hotel & a Brooklyn Weekend

I love nothing more than a solid New York City weekend – one spent with friends, exploring, music and obviously eating lots of amazing food. I went to the Big Apple this past weekend and did all of that and more. But before I get into our adventures, I have to tell you about the hotel we stayed at. My awesome friend Grace, who has made an appearance on the blog before, invited me to stay with her at a brand new hotel which opened in Brooklyn last week.

Meet 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge:

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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Lobby

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You couldn’t help but feel inspired when entering, as 1 Hotels uses sustainable, recycled, and reclaimed materials in their design. It’s truly a nature-lovers dreams, but anyone can appreciate this stunning building. Our room had a beautiful moss bed (realizing that sounds like the bed was made of moss, see photos below :p) and gorgeous natural light. From the lobby to our room, you really feel as if you’re immersed into nature.

Read more about their story here.

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Moss bed…
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… actual bed

As we were shown to our rooms, we were greeted by this beautiful, spiritual flower arrangement, which had been created a healer who blessed the hotel the day before.

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From the terrace in our room, we had an incredible view of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Sunrise for our room’s terrace

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The service was amazing and the staff was incredible (thanks Ramon!)

Our weekend was completed with a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge (naturally) to Manhattan, a stop at Cha Cha Matcha, and a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert at Madison Square Garden with Grace, her mom Karen and her aunt Katie. It was my first time seeing RHCP live AND seeing a show at MSG. Pretty darn ideal.

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Fully embracing a Brooklyn Bridge moment

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ALSO, I should mention that Travel Tips Tuesdays is starting back up! There are some fantastic bloggers contributing to this series, so stay tuned.

Have a great week guys!

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24 thoughts on “Greenery at 1 Hotel & a Brooklyn Weekend

  1. I was hooked looking at pictures of the hotel but the juice did me in. LOL. I would do the exact same thing. I’m definitely saving this article for later.

  2. Being from NY and not in ATL I can close my eyes and imagine being there too. I love this post and your pictures have a certain feel of freedom in them. Beautiful.

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