In the past, most tourists stayed in midtown Manhattan, but that's all changed.
Within the last two years alone, five new hotels have opened in Brooklyn, making the borough more accessible to visitors. And with the opening of the new Barclays Center, Brooklyn will see even more hotels: another 10 hotels are currently being developed and are expected to open this year.
Take a look at the hottest new hotels in Brooklyn.
The Wythe Hotel opened inside an old factory in trendy Williamsburg in May last year.
The designers transformed the raw industrial space into a 73-room upscale hotel that still pays tribute to its industrial history and surrounding with details such as industrial-inspired lighting fixtures, locally-made furniture, and the original high ceilings.