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Park 79 Hotel

2.5 of 5 117 West 79th Street, New York City, NY 10024
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great boutique hotel in the Upper West side. Rooms are basic, but spacious and clean. It is a short walk from Central Park. Elevators and stairs available. The flooring is hardwood through, which looks nice but can't be noisy with people coming and going. I requested a room away from the elevator and didn't have an issue... More 

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park79, Guest Relations Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Amanda, for your TripAdvisor review. We are pleased our service during your stay was satisfactory, as seems to be all you mentioned. Our pleasure! We hope your holidays will be very fulfilling and the new year brings you the best of health and many memorable travels. Please come back again to Park 79 Hotel next time in NYC. More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is excellent. Close to museums, the park and subway stations. Lots of shopping and food within walking distance. Nice, safe neighborhood. It was nice to be away from the tourist crowds in a more residential area. I stayed here with my mom and chose it because it has an elevator, twin beds and a reasonable... More 

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park79, Guest Relations Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Dear Guest, for so detailed a review. We are gradually renewing rooms and suites and look forward to a strong program of this in the new year. Yes: HOOKS! We hope our staff saw to all your needs and your mother was comfortable. Guest comfort is always of concern, and we hope our plans for 2015 will allow... More 

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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed for 2 nights in this conveniently located boutique hotel just west of Central Park. Our room was on the 5th floor at the back of the hotel. It was clean with a comfortable bed but quite small. The room was rather warm and there was no way to control it since "it was automatic" according... More 

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park79, Guest Relations Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir: We regret that your recent stay was not satisfactory. A small, older hotel can, at times, not meet a guest's expectations. Seasonal changes sometimes bring operational problems, and we try to work towards guest satisfaction. We apologize for your discomfort. Relating to the note on the lack of attention upon your departure, this is a surprise and concern.... More 

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Hillsdale, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a city where a real estate mortgage and taxes could kill any business, “Park 79” somehow works a miracle. The rate for my room was $150. Given I could easily have paid twice that much – I had some legitimate concerns about what I might expect when I got there. The hotel is located west of Central Park, across... More 

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park79, General Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steele...with a beautiful car!!! I've read your review several times, as I don't think I've seen a similar one before. THANK YOU! You mentioned facts and impressions that our management and staff always hope will be appreciated. Park 79 Hotel offers--and is very proud--a moderately priced, comfortable hotel stay in an amazing neighborhood. Our staff knows their service is... More 

Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Park 79 on a recent research trip, and it was exactly what I needed. As other travelers have noted, the rooms are quite small, but no smaller than you would expect in any major European city. I opted for the single room with a private bath, so I can't comment on the shared bath experience; my... More 

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park79, Guest Relations Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks, Chaz, for your very fine review of your recent stay with us at Park 79 Hotel. We always appreciate warm compliments for our staff, and you certainly described the hotel very well. Our neighborhood--we feel, THE BEST! Be anywhere quickly and safely, return to this ideal city setting. We wish you a wonderful holiday and a fine new year...and... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a great place to stay for our 3 night extended weekend! We knew the rooms would be small, so that was no surprise. We were at the hotel very little, only to sleep, so this was perfect for us. I had booked a single room, shared bathroom. We were upgraded to a room with our own bathroom,... More 

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park79, Guest Relations Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tim: We could not be more pleased with a guest review than yours! On behalf of all the staff at Park 79 Hotel, thank you for recognizing us and the hotel as a great choice during a NYC visit. We know our location is the best, and your praise helps us to further our efforts. Wishing you wonderful seasonal... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Park79 before and had a perfectly fine experience. Recently, when a billing issue came up I called the manager. Within minutes the charge was credited and the issue resolved. It is the perfect little hotel for us to stay in when in NYC, and we will not hesitate to book rooms there again.

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park79, General Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Steve, for taking time to share your positive review of Park 79 Hotel. I am pleased to have assisted in assuring your concern during that stay...it was no problem. Your return visits are very important to all of us at Park 79 Hotel. Till that next stay, please, have a great holiday season, a healthy, safe, happy new... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are quite small, cleanness is average, staff is OK, price is good, location is awesome... Flat fare from or to JFK airport is around $60 + tip. The hotel is next to Central Park, in 79th street on the West side. It is easy to use public transportation or grab a cab, if you need. Also, a lot of... More 

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park79, Guest Relations Manager at Park 79 Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rui: Thank you for taking time to review hotel on TripAdvisor. We do promote accommodations of various size and bedding types, with some of the rooms "petit" and affordable. Our housekeeping staff works very hard daily to be sure rooms and public areas are clean and not compromising. We feel you actually enjoyed your stay when all details are... More 

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Address: 117 West 79th Street, New York City, NY 10024
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Upper West Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Park 79 Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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