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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   541 Lexington Avenue, Between 49th St and 50th St, New York City, NY 10022 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #318 of 449 hotels in New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2008
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2008

I was a little worried about staying at W New York. I'd read some online reviews that weren't positive, and wasn't looking forward to my stay. I shouldn't have worried, my 4 night stay was incredible. I stayed on the 17th floor, in a 'Marvelous Suite' with wet bar, couches, desk w/printer/fax, and separate single queen bedroom. Very comfortable bed... More

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In Transition
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2008

My significant other booked a room as part of a package deal that this hotel had offered. As part of the "Feel the Wuv" package, you receive strawberries w/ chocolate. I could have picked better strawberries. I was really disappointed by this considering my high opinions of this hotel, especially it's sister the Westin.

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Beverly Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2008

My friend and I stayed at the W primarily because of the location. They have essentially taken a very old hotel with SMALL rooms, painted it and furnitioned it with modern furniture. The heater is old and on the side of the room. The bathroom is very small and old. Pros: Great Location nice lounge at the lobby the bar... More

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London, UK
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2008

The infrastructure is a little past its sell-by-date at best. This could be rescued by great service, but sadly it isn't. Two minor faults in the room -- a non-functioning light and a closet door which wouldn't stay closed -- became jaw-clenching frustrations when they weren't fixed even on the third time of asking. The third time, by the way,... More

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Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2008

I stayed here for one night and will never stay here again. In fact, I will never stay at any W Hotel again because of this experience. I know it is New York so I expected to pay a lot for a nice room, but the room wasn't even close to being nice. The room was very worn...it felt dirty... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2008

We stayed in the W hotel on Lexington Ave last weekend. All of us were really happy with the hotel and would definitely stay again! The 'spectacular' rooms were small with abnormally loud AC however the location was excellent and there was a good atmosphere in the modern bar and lobby which was great as this is where we met... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2008

My family and I have just returned from a 4 night stay at the W hotel on Lelxington Avenue. We had a fantastic time - a very unusual and interesting hotel - a change from the stereotypical city hotel. The staff were all helpful - from the concierge and front desk staff to the porters and room cleaning staff. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2008

I arrived late on a Thursday night having booked a queen smoking room (disgusting i know), when i arrived i was told the hotel was full and the only room available was a double (ie a single beds) non-smoking room, yes i was offered a downgrade, so much for being a 'starwood preferred guest'. The room was tiny and had... More

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

If you had asked me the first night I was here, I would have given this hotel 5 stars. It's beautiful, upbeat, great decor, and the staff is SO friendly. But - after staying here a while there a few things that really started driving me crazy. - The size of our room is small. Which was fine at first... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

This hotel is in a great location. This hotel has a wonderful staff! But there are other choices that have all of that, and better design at a similar price point. My friend and I called it gloom by room. We moved to the newly remodeled rooms after the cave like older one on the third floor made us want... More

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  • Great location(54)
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  • Times Square(29)
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Address: 541 Lexington Avenue, Between 49th St and 50th St, New York City, NY 10022
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — W New York 4*
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w New York Hotel New York City
w New York City
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#26 Green Hotel in New York City #42 Spa Hotel in New York City #158 Luxury Hotel in New York City
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W New York Hotel is renovated with completely new rooms and suites. Located in the heart of midtown, offers travelers a perfect refuge - unwind at the Bliss Spa. ... more   less 
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