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In New York, the boutique hotels are always much more than a place to sleep. Here, they're cultural hubs, where art, nightlife, music, and dining collide. The Standard, the Ace, and the Jane have been the long-standing purveyors of 'cool,' but a new wave of stylish and inviting hotels have already cropped up, and a sophisticated crowd has taken notice. Here, we've rounded up the best new hotels where New York's tastemakers will be dining, drinking, and dancing night after night.