The MC Hotel, in Montclair, NJ -- located just 45 minutes via car outside of New York City, is an ideal, easy getaway to enjoy fall foliage with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline with a cocktail in hand, the return of the iconic Montclair Film Festival (October 16 - 25), and savory brunch from renowned Executive Chef Amber Lancaster.
The property recently reopened its door to guests earlier this month (room rates start at $179 USD). For the ultimate staycation, Montclair residents receive a "Special Montclair Residents Rate" that includes a $25 meal credit and 1 bottle of sparkling wine, however, residents must show a resident ID upon arrival.
Alto, the City’s only rooftop bar, features a BITES menu with offerings that include tuna, BBQ pork, or burger sliders, to lighter dishes like a mezze platter while guests can also enjoy a glass of sparkling rose or a handcrafted cocktail with sweeping views of the New York City skyline.
Allegory is open at 25% indoor capacity for Friday - Sunday brunch with hearty favorites such as homemade blueberry acai bowls, brioche french toast, and smoked pork belly fried egg sandwich.
The MC Hotel is part of the Aparium Hotel Group portfolio, which consists of seven award-winning boutique hotels across the U.S (Pontchartrain Hotel, New Orleans, LA; Crossroads Hotel, Kansas City, MO; MC Hotel, Montclair, NJ; Hewing Hotel, Minneapolis, MN; Hu Hotel, Memphis, TN).