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Hotel Review: The Trump SoHo NYC: Perfect Room Design

I’ll admit, I was a wee bit hesitant to stay at the Trump SoHo because I had never stayed at a Trump Collection property didn’t know what to expect, and The Donald’s image made me a bit concerned that I wouldn’t like the vibe.

Tub with a view Trump Soho

The Trump SoHo – Huge luxury bathrooms, especially so for New York City

I was pleased to discover that the Trump SoHo is far more Ivanka than Donald, and this full-service luxury hotel is exactly what the downtown New York City luxury hotel scene needs. It’s stylish and sophisticated and caters to guests who care about the details.

Because it’s part residential and part hotel, the rooms feel like a well-designed Manhattan apartment. The hallways aren’t large, leaving more space for the rooms which are all over 400 square feet. There are also several one bedroom suites which can be combined should you be visiting on an extended stay with your family. The price point is “view sensitive”- so if you need more more space for the kids, less of a view, you can select a larger room on a lower floor that meets your five star budget needs.

Exterior of Trump Soho (shot on my Fuji X100)

Exterior of Trump Soho

Exterior of Trump Soho

Exterior of Trump Soho- another of the famous skyscrapers boasting the Trump name.

The property is hard to miss. The gleaming skyscraper might not be one of the highest buildings in New York City, but it is the tallest building in the neighborhood. And while modern, it’s rather beautiful, a Supermodel skyscraper in Soho. This means amazeballs views from the rooms. The art in the lobby has an edgy Soho vibe.

Trump Soho lobby

Trump Soho lobby. Edgy, arty, speedy wifi. Plus, there is Prosecco near reception!

Trump Soho lobby art water feature

I loved this glamorous fountain at the entrance.

The rooms are extremely well designed, with separate spaces for closets, bathrooms (tub with a view and a shower with a great shower head). You really feel like you’re in residence rather than staying at a hotel.

Chair with a view

City living Trump Soho

Comfy chair Trump Soho

Phone with a view Trump Soho

City living: room details in a guest room at the  Trump Soho

The hotel has lovely, non-generic artwork in the rooms, and interesting edit of items in the min-bar. Plus, every room had a microwave!

A microwave in every room- now that is a residential touch that can make a bi-coastal curious guest want to stay a while. The one bedroom suites range in size from 682 to 905 square feet are not only spacious, but they actually have pocket doors that close separating the bedroom space from the living room area.

A view from the TASCHEN Library

A view from the TASCHEN Library

Keeping with the artsy Soho theme, there is a lovely TASCHEN library which features a curated selection of books from the fine art publisher. The edit is refreshed quarterly. With a firepit and cozy sitting area, the TASCHEN library is a great place to take a meeting or have a cocktail with friends.

Details from the hammam style spa and outdoor Bar D’Eau which is rumored to be happening in the summer.

The bathrooms at the Trump Soho are Large bathrooms by any standards, which means exceptionally so for New York City. Bonus: kicks ass hairdryers and amazingly plush and comfortable bathrobes.

Amazeballs city views from the Trump SoHo


Fountain in the Hammam entry and details from the event space

Room service and food in the café were shockingly reasonably priced.


Left: a view of Kastel, the on-site chic cocktail lounge Right: The hotel’s Lobby

The hotel comes the both Trump Attaché service & a great concierge. This guarantees every guest gets great service and you don’t have another guest hogging the concierge. I’d like to give a shout out to the amazing concierge Raquel Martinez who secured last minute dinner reservations at a great restaurant on a Saturday night.

Rates at the Trump Soho start at $525 for a King Bedded room. Not cheap, but the exactly same rate charged by The Mercer for the same night for a 250 square feet room at their boutique property.