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Box House Hotel Review: Surrounded by Long Island City, Queens, Williamsburg and The East River, Greenpoint (situated at the northern tip of Brooklyn) is a borough crossroads of sorts. Well-heeled travelers looking for an alternative to the conventional Manhattan stay seek out this boutique hotel for an upscale home away from home experience. Lofts and suites are tastefully arranged with modern but comfortable furnishings in bold reds, blacks, whites, blues and grays that reflect unique design concepts that are nevertheless accessible. Giving these guest rooms their great appeal are sixteen-foot ceilings, bedroom alcoves with queen-size beds, convertible sofas in separate living room areas, flat-screen televisions, fully equipped kitchens and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests can take advantage of the complimentary fitness center with steam showers and dry sauna, 24-hour business center with complimentary iMac computers and shuttle service by way of vintage taxi cabs courtesy of the hotel. Restaurants such as the venerable Peter Luger's Steakhouse are close by, as are chic bars and lounges.