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The Living Stage
Dining Area
Hotel coffee bar and counter and tables with chairs
Bar area with wooden benches and tables, Red Lion Living Stage
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Hotel RL Living Stage
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Two Queen Bed Room with Red Pillows
Brooklyn Hotel Room
Signature Bed with Red Pillows
Queen + Twin Guestroom
Queen + Twin Guestroom
Clean, modern and well lit guestroom bathrooms
Guest Rooms in Brooklyn
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Brooklyn Skyline as seen from Hotel
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Fall in love with the creative capital of New York. Explore art galleries, distilleries, restaurants, tattoo shops, jazz bars, independent bookstores and let your curiosity guide you at Hotel RL Brooklyn.

Situated minutes from all the great Brooklyn neighborhoods including Williamsburg and Greenpoint, our hotel is every bit as energizing as the location it inhabits—from our bright and peaceful guestrooms to our ethically sourced Victrola Coffee at the Café, to The Living Stage—our intimate stage for thought-provoking events. Our belief that everyone deserves to sleep with a roof over their head prompted us to start Project Wake Up Call to help end homelessness. We’ve partnered with The Ali Forney Center in Brooklyn. Stay comfortable. Stay inspired. Stay Curious at Hotel RL.

Victrola Coffee, The Living Stage and Beyond

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.

On-site 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)

Hotel RL Brooklyn Gives Back

Making A Difference at Hotel RL

Whenever you stay at Hotel RL Brooklyn, you’re making the world a better place. Every night you stay, $12 from your booking fees supports our direct environmental and social initiatives like the Clean the World Program, Project Wake Up Call by Hotel RL and The Living Stage. The $12 fee also provides access to all unique facilities including VIP access to Planet Fitness adjacent to Hotel RL Brooklyn.

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.

Clean the World Project

A partnership to collect and recycle our soap and bottled amenities discarded every day and repurpose them through the distribution of these and other donated hygiene products to impoverished people, helping prevent millions of hygiene-related illnesses and deaths every year, and protect our planet.

Living Stage

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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Serving Drinks & Good Company

Serving Drinks & 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
The Hotel RL Café

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

A Highlight Among Group Hotels in Brooklyn

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.

Sports Team Certified to Win on the Road

At Hotel RL Brooklyn, from tee-ball to the minor league, we go above & beyond to welcome sports teams of all ages and types. Our central  location just minutes from great Brooklyn neighborhoods including Williamsburg and Greenpoint, combined with tons of amenities, makes us a favorite among sport team group travel hotels in the Brooklyn area.

We are proud to uphold our Sports Certified status through Red Lion Hotels Corporation. Being certified means that our hotel has undergone industry specific training and has demonstrated the ability to successfully house sports groups and offer special amenities that focus on creating convenience and value for your team, so you can concentrate on the game.

  • Coffee shop and bar
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor seasonal rooftop deck
  • Laundry Service
  • Nearby dining
  • Live entertainment on the Living Stage
  • Special team welcome on arrival
  • Pre-keyed and pre-blocked rooms
  • Double rooms on property
  • Customized Sports Group Resume prepared and shared with staff before your arrival to get to know your team before you arrive.


Call one of Hotel RL Brooklyn group travel planners at (718) 715-4850 or to request a group proposal for your sports team today.


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Let Us Plan Your Next Event or Book a Block of Rooms

Let us plan your next event or book a block of rooms

For room blocks or to plan an event please click here.

Something New at Every Turn

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.

Hidden Gems Among Brooklyn Events

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. 

BAM Next Wave Festival

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 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

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.


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

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

World Pride NYC 2019

Celebrating 50 Years of World Wide Pride

The Stonewall uprising in 1969 is often referred to as the birthplace of the modern LGBTQIA+ movement. New York City will once again have the eyes of the world upon us as we commemorate the 50 year anniversary of this historic event.

Come together in New York City for World Pride 2019. Throughout the entire month of June you will have the unique opportunity to learn about the history of the movement, explore each borough's pride events, celebrate hard fought accomplishments, and find your place in the movement to fight injustice moving forward.

Share Your Pride

Get social and share your pride with the world. Tag your photos and videos with #ProjectRainbowNYC and be a part of the LGBTQIA+ digital story.

For a complete NYC World Pride 2019/Stonewall 50 Guide:


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Pet Friendly
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