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A New Name in Boutique Brooklyn Hotels
Experience the best that boutique Brooklyn hotels have to offer when you stay at Hotel RL by Red Lion Brooklyn. You'll find yourself conveniently situated near attractions such as the Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade, and the NY Transit Museum. Evoking the spirit of the Pacific Northwest, our ample and airy lobby opens up into an idyllic café serving fresh delicious coffee by Victrola Coffee Roasters as well as local treats. It's a space to socialize, get a little work done or catch a live performance on our Living Stage.

The possibilities abound when you stay at our Brooklyn accommodations. We have a screening room downstairs featuring top movies for your viewing pleasure that also doubles as a game room. Come discover the best of Brooklyn, and let curiosity be your compass.

Features At Our Brooklyn Hotel
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Live entertainment on the Living Stage
  • Cocktails at The Lounge by Hotel RL
  • Locally-inspired art
  • Victrola Coffee Roasters
  • Communal lobby design
  • Cable TV in all rooms
  • Game and movie room
  • Nearby shopping
  • Coffee Shop and Bar
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
The Living Stage

With an array of exciting cultural events from all corners of the globe, The Living Stage at Hotel RL is our own platform for creators to share their gifts with the community. Serving as a place for authors, artists, musicians, community leaders, local start-ups and more to address audiences, The Living Stage is one of the many things that sets us apart from top Brooklyn hotels. View our calendar for upcoming events.

Project Wake-Up-Call

We believe everyone deserves to sleep with a roof over his or her head. That's why we started Project Wake Up Call, a philanthropic initiative to help end homelessness one new hotel opening at a time. Learn more about Project Wake Up Call and our Brooklyn Uncovered while staying at our hotel in Brooklyn.

Features at One of the Best Hotels in Brooklyn
Victrola Coffee, The Living Stage, and Beyond

Hotel RL by Red Lion Brooklyn is full of creature comforts to make any guest's stay both a relaxing and fruitful one. Upon arrival, you'll be able to check in on our app and go straight to your room. You can start the day with a cup of Victrola Coffee Roasters craft coffee, grab something to eat from our on-site cafe, and do a little local shopping, all before noon. Don't hesitate to ask our friendly front desk staff about scoring tickets to local attractions, one of the best features of our hotel in Brooklyn. Cap off your day at our Brooklyn boutique hotel with a performance on our Living Stage, and see the vibrant culture that's transformed the neighborhood into a world travel destination. You'll also have the chance to donate to Hotel RL's own Project Wake Up Call, our charity for the homeless, right in the lobby.

Onsite Brooklyn Hotel Features

  • Free high speed Wi-Fi
  • Self Check-in
  • Live entertainment on the Living Stage
  • Victrola Coffee Roasters' Custom Made Coffee
  • Pacific Northwest inspired food and drink
  • Locally inspired art
  • Communal lobby design
  • Cable TV in all rooms
  • Game room - coming soon
  • Outdoor seasonal rooftop deck
  • Nearby shopping
  • Coffee Shop and Bar
  • Tickets to local attractions
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed (with fee)

Living Stage

At Hotel RL, we are devoted to spreading ideas and delivering inspiration to our guests and our community. In this spirit, we created The Living Stage where we showcase locals that have a passion for what they do.

From public speakers to musical performances to hands-on demonstrations, we invite an assortment of impassioned people to come and share a glimpse into their world. All of our hotel locations, from coast to coast, feature The Living Stage where guests and locals gather to enjoy themselves and be inspired.

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Hand-Crafted Cocktails and Snacks
Serving Drinks and Good Company

Looking for a unique place to enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail made by a seasoned mixologist? Look no further, just come downstairs to The Lounge at RL.

Hours of Operations
  • 5:00 PM-11 PM Sunday-Thursday
  • 5:00 PM- Midnight Friday-Saturday
Plated food
The Hotel RL Café
Featuring Victrola Coffee Roasters

A friendly community environment with great coffee, Hotel RL serves as a gathering place for people, experiences, ideas and stories. Stop by to enjoy your favorite beverage or pastry.

Built for modern coffee aficionados, our Brooklyn hotel has partnered with Seattle’s own Victrola Coffee Roasters to bring their celebrated brews to our properties. Victrola, acknowledged as one of the world’s best craft roasters, sources beans from farms in Uganda, Honduras, Indonesia, and under-the-radar locations like Yemen. Hotel RL will serve Victrola’s acclaimed single origin coffees and innovative blends in an environment meant to inspire, engage, and enrich life’s simple moments for guests and locals alike. 

A Highlight Among Group Hotels in Brooklyn
Top Tier Treatment for Group Travel and Events

In need of a block of guest rooms for your next trip? As one of the top group hotels in Brooklyn, Hotel RL by Red Lion Brooklyn offers convenient and easy group room blocks for all types of travel. Whether you are in town for a meeting, a wedding, or travelling with friends, we can provide affordable group room rates in Brooklyn for your next adventure. Let us handle the group room coordination while you focus on enjoying your stay.

If you plan on hosting an event at our hotel, contact our catering experts at (718) 715-4850, or submit a request for proposal online to learn more about events at Hotel RL.

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Something New at Every Turn

From the excitement of events at Barclays Center to galleries tucked away in DUMBO, our boutique Bedstuy hotel sits at the heart of one of the most enticing neighborhoods in the city. The number of things to do in Brooklyn will astound you, but you can plan the perfect trip with our help. Stay at Hotel RL by Red Lion Brooklyn, and enjoy the recommendations of our passionate local staff, all of who can help you unlock the best attractions in Brooklyn.

Featuring countless bars, shops, restaurants, venues and galleries, Brooklyn's eclectic feel has captured the hearts of visitors from around the world. No matter where you choose to go during your time with us at our lodging, rest assured that you will come across unique, charming and exciting things to do in Brooklyn wherever you go.

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Hidden Gems Among Brooklyn Events
See Brooklyn, Through Explorers’ Eyes

Seeking out something off the beaten path? You’re in the right place for offbeat discoveries and unusual attractions. A city made for the world traveler looking for more than meets the eye, our boutique Brooklyn, NY hotel is set within easy distance of local favorites, underrated hotspots, and true Brooklyn activities. Discover what’s in store just outside the doors of Hotel RL, and make our boutique Bed-Stuy accommodations your takeoff point for unique Brooklyn attractions. 

Local Brooklyn Things to Do Near Hotel RL

BAM Next Wave Festival

Celebrate Art In All Its Forms

Experience the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Highlighting world class acts in theater, music, film, dance and opera this festival truly has it all. The festival runs from September through December.

Coney Island Mermaide Parade

A Summertime Extravaganza

A Coney Island tradition for over three decades, the Mermaid Parade is the nation’s largest art parade. Happening in June, the parade is a colorful scene of floats, antique cars and marchers dressed in colorful and creative costumes.

Lose Yourself in Local Brooklyn Dining Options
Caribbean, Pizza, Bar Bites and Much More

Brooklyn dining options are forever growing, and the food and drink culture that's taken off here will take visitors on a journey around the globe. From candlelit dinners and fine cuisine to late-night taco trucks beckoning after a show, Brooklyn has become one of the most legendary culinary scenes in the world. Discover some of the places that have Hotel RL staff going back again and again, and see for yourself why the borough's bars and restaurants create such a stir while you stay at our hotel in Brooklyn.

Staff Local Brooklyn Favorites L’Antagoniste

Craving surf-and-turf? Dig into some farm and sea to table French cuisine right here in Bed-Stuy. 


Enjoy a taste of the island life and  order up some authentic Caribbean food, a staple of Brooklyn cuisine.

Lucha Lucha

West Coast meets East Coast at this local gem. Have yourself some San Diego style Mexican food right here in Brooklyn.


A Mexican dive bar meets a taco truck in one of the most distinctive places to eat near our Brooklyn hotel. Sample some delicious tacos and cocktails at this laid back Brooklyn bar and food truck.

Can't Miss Outdoor Activities in Brooklyn
Take It All In Under the Sun

No matter what time of year you're visiting our Brooklyn boutique hotel, there's no scarcity of exciting outdoor activities in Brooklyn, ranging from artistic happenings to the outstanding views of the Brooklyn Promenade. Choose your destination, and feel free to ask our front desk staff for any personal favorite Brooklyn outdoor attractions to explore during your travels. 

Brooklyn Bridge

Explore the historic Brooklyn Bridge by foot, bike or carriage ride. With many was to see this monument, your trip will be #WorthIt. Make sure you check out some of the walking tours. You won't be disappointed.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

With a variety of park to explore, the Brooklyn Bridge Park features easy walking trails, riverfront promenades, beautiful gardens, and spectacular views of the waterfront and city. Make sure you check out Fulton Ferry Landing. Its a staff favorite. Due to low parking near the park, we recommend public transportation.

House of Yes

You’ll never quite know what to expect when you attend an event at the House of Yes. From dance parties to aerobatic performances to a classic Brooklyn brunch, you’ll find it all here under one roof.

2 Wyckoff Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Considered one of the most romantic spots in all of New York City, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is a great place for jogging, biking or simply taking in the sights. On this one-third mile long strip you’ll be able to see the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge.

Pierrepoint Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 722-3214

Popular Local Brooklyn Things to Do
Take In the Sights, Sounds and Tastes of the City

Many of the most popular local Brooklyn things to do are only moments away from our boutique Brooklyn hotel. Even locals love the things that have put Brooklyn on the map, and with our Bed-Stuy hotel's location at the center of it all, it'll be easy to make an adventure happen. Take some tips from our friendly front desk staff, and discover some of the best Brooklyn attractions, from sports to art to sampling the finest brews of the borough. 

Local Brooklyn Attractions Barclays Center

Opened in 2012, the Barclays Center is a world class arena that embodies the spirit of Brooklyn. Home to the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Islanders, it’s an excellent venue to catch a game or a concert. You can also find The Shops at Barclays here, which includes the Nets shop and the Sugar Factory. While you’re in the area feel free to take a stroll through the nearby neighborhoods of Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill and Fort Greene. 

620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(917) 618-6700


A short ride from our Brooklyn boutique hotel, you’ll find the charming neighborhood of DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. Formerly a ferry landing, the area is now home to an abundance of art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, luxury apartments and tech start-ups.

Discover the Brooklyn Bridge Park, pick up a new read at Powerhouse Books or grab a delicious pizza from Juliana’s. You’ll find no shortage of things to do and see in this picturesque corner of Brooklyn. 

Brooklyn Museum

Located conveniently next to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, the Brooklyn Museum is full of fascinating artifacts and unique exhibits. Spanning from the ancient world to the contemporary, you’ll find art and relics from around the world housed here. Check out all of the Brooklyn Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits and plan your stay. 

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 638-5000

The Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg

Brooklyn is a mecca for good beer. The Brooklyn Brewery is a local landmark home to many rich and tasty brews. Started as a simple home brew operation by a few Brooklynites, it’s turned into a massively successful independent brewery. Get the full experience with a brewery tour and learn about each step of the brewing process. You can also skip the tour and simply enjoy sampling their wide collection of beers in their tasting room. Learn more on the Brooklyn Brewery website.

79 North 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 486-7422

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Pet Friendly
Flat Screen TV

Room Types