09/01/2010 06:07 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

9 Brand New NYC Hotels (PHOTOS)

This summer and fall brought on a building spree for New York City hotels. Sure, there are plenty of places to hang your hat in the city, but these hot new spots -- from a boutique property in Nolita to a mammoth landmark or two in Times Square -- offer fresh lodging options for visitors and fresh perks (rooftop pools, open-air terraces and scenester bars) for New Yorkers.

The James New York opens its doors today. Here's Jetsetter's look at what preceded this stylish Soho gem and what's coming next. Check out Jetsetter to discover even more of the world's greatest hotels -- and get them at exclusive rates. -- Sara Morrow

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9 New New York Hotels