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The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center

4.0 of 5 11 West 51 Street, New York City, NY 10019
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San Francisco Bay
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked in and asked the gal at the desk if they might have a room with a view (we ended up in 1502, top floor, which had to have had the best view in the City) to the day we left and I called down at 10:45 AM and asked if I might leave my luggage... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If there is going to be regular construction including loud jack-hammering going on in the morning next to the hotel, it would be nice for the hotel to give their guests a heads up. As the front desk manager informed me when I asked why they did not give guests a heads up, the construction is "only during business hours,"... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to be close to the Rockefellar Center and I was. There are great places to eat including the hotel. Nice place on the 7th floor for drinks and dinner also with a good view of the tree. Free filtered water and bottles to take with you for the day. Free cappuccino in building next door if you dont... More 

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Rohnert Park, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, the Jewel is not a posh, luxury hotel. We'd wanted one of those, but couldn't get the booking dates we needed. The Jewel had a few available rooms, the description and reviews were positive, and the location looked good, so we took a chance. We're so glad we did. The location was absolutely perfect, particularly for our plans.... More 

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Lisa P, Hotel Representative at The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center, responded to this review

Dear Elisabeth, Thank you for staying at The Jewel and for your kind and thoughtful review. We’re glad you chose to stay with us and happy we met your expectations with our guest rooms, our prime Manhattan location, and especially in the area of guest service. We work hard to provide excellent service to all of our guests, so it’s... More 

South Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, location, location. Loved it and hope to return. Iris and other staff so helpful. Beds need to be replaced, but can't beat the location for Rock Center. Thoroughly enjoyed our time here-treat to have bottled water on each floor.

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Lisa P, Hotel Representative at The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center, responded to this review

Dear dancerstravel, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Jewel during your recent trip to Manhattan. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write a review and especially the kind words you had for Iris and our staff. There’s nothing we love more than being able to share wonderful comments like yours with our staff! I will be... More 

Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here and we got a great deal through Expedia for flight and hotel. I think we may have stayed here soon after they first opened, but that's beside the point. We got to NYC a little earlier than expected and to the hotel about 2 hours before check in. Without hesitation, they allowed us to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was a fabulous experience. Staff was extremely kind, very friendly and helpful. They provided clear directions to destinations with subway and bus options making travel to outer boroughs for college visits a snap. You cannot ask for a better location from which to explore the city. Weekday breakfasts were in next building and they were great. Rooms are... More 

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Lisa P, Hotel Representative at The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center, responded to this review

Dear twerner, Thank you for choosing to stay with The Jewel during your recent visit to NYC and for your kind review. We're delighted to hear our hotel and especially our staff met all your expectations and you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Jewel facing Rockefeller Center in the near future! More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located in an excellent place, in front of Rockefeller and round the corner of 5th Ave. The rooms were nice and comfortable and the staff was very helpful. I would recommend this hotel if you want to stay for a couple of days.

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Lisa P, Hotel Representative at The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center, responded to this review

Dear Carolina, Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review. We are very proud of The Jewel’s central location, within walking distance to many of NYC’s most famous sites! We’re also very happy to hear our staff provided you with excellent guest service. We hope to welcome you back to The Jewel in the near future! More 

Petoskey, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled with 4 other couples to NYC and all stayed at the Jewel in October. The location is awesome! The staff was so helpful and took the time to print out directions to places we wanted to see. They offer water and refillable water bottles on every floor and that was a bonus to us, plus a little coffee/library... More 

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Lisa P, Hotel Representative at The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center, responded to this review

Dear Mackeymooka, We truly appreciate your visit and thoughtful review of The Jewel. We are proud of our prime location right outside Rockefeller Center in NYC, and we're glad you enjoyed the many amenities we offer our guests. Thanks especially for sharing the great feedback about our staff! There’s nothing we love more than to be able to thank our... More 

Portland, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the jewel in mid November.. It is perfectly located for many different activities. The rooms are small, but so well thought out and space is used so well that it was not an issue. the staff is friendly and helpful.and the amenities make it a very comfortable place to stay it. we did think the reception area... More 

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Address: 11 West 51 Street, New York City, NY 10019
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center 4*
Number of rooms: 135
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#66 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#66 Family Hotel in New York City
#75 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#125 Business Hotel in New York City

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