9 New York Hotels Undergoing Major Transformations This Year;┬áThere are hundreds of thousands of hotel rooms in New York City, making the decision of where to stay (or where to tell out-of-town guests to stay) all the more difficult. But if you’re looking for the newest rooms out there, then consider these nine hotels, all of which are receiving upgrades this year. Some are revamps of iconic spaces (hello, Four Seasons) while others will bring smaller or more outdated hotels into the 21st century.