Honestly, my wife and I were really looking forward to our stay at Rivington, but we’re extremely disappointed. First, we arrived slightly early to check in and the front reception person by elevators was extremely rude and short with us. Not welcoming, nor the type of person who should be greeting guests. Second, the room was definitely not what we expected or advertised. Booked an executive king expecting a balcony. All pictures on both hotels.com and even the Rivington website had pictures of a balcony included under the executive king room, which was over $700/night which was not worth the quality or size of the room. Lastly, the main reason we were looking forward to the stay was the hotel was listed as “sexiest boutique hotel” in the city. It sure how they got on this list, but nothing about the inside of lobby, common areas, halls, and especially rooms merited this title.
The only thing positive was the location — was right next to many great lively spots. With that said, noise was extremely loud from street , easily heard in bedroom until 3-4am. If looking for good night rest, not the best place to stay.