Greenery and great views at Primary. Photo courtesy of Primary.

Photo courtesy of Primary

Primary

Location: Financial District

What’s to love: A wellness-minded co-working space with modern furnishings, travel photographs on the walls, and an abundance of green plants create a warm and inviting environment. A fully-stocked coffee bar with baristas to churn out lattes, and vegan muffins from trendy Brooklyn Whiskers. There’s a fitness studio with a roster of classes that range from yoga and meditation to bootcamp and group runs, making it easy to take a mid-day self-care break and freshen up in the sleek locker room with changing rooms and showers. Also on offer, an assortment of interesting talks and networking events.

Included: WiFi, coffee, tea, bike storage, access to private phone booths and locker rooms.
Cost: $30 per day with a $20 fee for any class. Fathom readers can take advantage of a special monthly rate of $413 or weekly rate of $75.

The scene at Public. Photo courtesy of Spacious.

Photo courtesy of Spacious

Locations: Bowery, Chelsea, East Village, Nolita, Williamsburg

What’s to love: New York City is home to many beautifully designed restaurants that stay closed until dinner service. Spacious makes use of unused restaurants like DBGB Kitchen & Bar and MP Taverna by repackaging them as a comfortable place to work. Private meetings rooms are available upon request.

Included: WiFi, coffee, and tea.

Cost: Your first week is free. After that, it’s $29 per day or $95 per month.

A common area at Spaces. Photo courtesy of Spaces.

A common area at Spaces. Photo courtesy of Spaces

Spaces

Location: Long Island City

What’s to love: This is the first U.S. outpost of the European-born co-working brand, located in the historic Falchi building. Along with a  grown-up look and feel, members can take advantage of onsite concierge services for help with everything from dry cleaning to IT support to floral arrangements. A packed calendar of social and learning events gives guests an opportunity to mingle. Meeting rooms are available for an additional fee.

Included: WiFi, concierge, and access to social and learning events.

Cost: $30 per day, $179 per week, and $349 per month.

Farmhouse chic in SoHo. Photo courtesy of The Farm SoHo.

Farmhouse chic in SoHo. Photo courtesy of The Farm SoHo

The Farm SoHo

Location: SoHo

What’s to love: Tthe rustic, farm-inspired interiors are a nice change of pace from traditional office decor. Decorated with wood from salvaged barns, the warm and open office space has a treehouse hideaway, nap room, private phone booths, and is home to Bueprint Health Accelerator, a community for healthcare entrepreneurs.

Included: WiFi, coffee, and tea. Access to conference rooms is included with monthly memberships.

Cost: $25 per day, $250 per month for a communal desk, and $400 per month for a dedicated desk.

The lobby cafe at The Yard Lower East Side. Photo courtesy of The Yard.

The lobby cafe at The Yard Lower East Side. Photo courtesy of The Yard.

The Yard

Locations: Financial District, Flatiron, Herald Square, Lincoln Square, Lower East Side, and Williamsburg. Columbus Circle and Gowanus opening soon.

What’s to love: One of the city’s larger co-working networks offers a place for travelers to find focus and balance. Decor is contemporary and classic with lots of mid-century modern furniture and a bright color palette. Premium snacks like Justin’s peanut butter cups and Boom Chicka Pop popcorn.

Included: Access to a kitchen, shared common spaces, phone booths, WiFi, water, coffee, tea, and events.


Cost: $35 per day. Monthly rates vary by location and start at $275 per month for open co-working.

Travelers at work. Photo courtesy of Voyager HQ.

Photo courtesy of Voyager HQ

Voyager HQ

Location: Chelsea

What’s to love: In addition to providing a place to work, this co-working space is designed for startups, investors, and corporations to network. A full kitchen, regular happy hours, and  roundtable discussions provide opportunities for members and guests to interact.

Included: WiFi, access to printers, and coffee.

Cost: $30 per day, $250 for a 10-day pass, and $400 per month.

A common area at Bond Colletive. Photo courtesy of Bond Collective.

Common area at Bond Colletive. Photo courtesy of Bond Collective.

Bond Collective

Location: Financial District, Flatiron, Gowanus

What’s to love: The industrial-chic spaces are some of the best looking in town, with plush upholstered furniture in jewel tones and old-world finishes like Turkish rugs. Curated programming brings members together with regular happy hours, member panels, and the occasional massage day. Dogs are welcome at several locations.

Included: WiFi, coffee, water, tea, beer, bike storage, and unlimited printing.


Cost: $40 per day, $250 for a 10-day pass. Monthly rates vary by location and start at $350 per month for open co-working.

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Photo courtesy Barworks

BarWorks

UPDATE

BarWorks locations have closed.

BarWorks owner, Renwick Haddow, is under federal indictment for defrauding investors out of some $37 Million in a massive Ponzi scheme.

Locations: Midtown, Times Square Tribeca, Chelsea, Williamsburg

What’s to love: Describes itself as workspace with vibe, which is industrial chic.

Included: Unlimited printing, copying and scanning, meeting rooms, beverages and snacks and private booths for private or otherwise sensitive phone conversations.

Cost: $50 per day, $250 per month for limited membership (two days a week), $400 a month to use any available desk, $550 per month for a fixed desk. Membership also allows access to all locations anywhere in NYC and in Barworks outposts in Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Co-working graphic courtesy 123RF.com

Note that prices were accurate when this was published in January 2017.  Prices may have changed since.