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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   120 West 44th St, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #154 of 447 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel is adjacent to Times Square, just a few steps. Staff extremely attentive and concerned about the comfort of guests. I'll indicate this hotel to everyone, Excellent in all aspects. The restaurant, Saju Bistro, near the Hotel is great too, excellent food. Try the classic burger in house, great!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I would stay at the hotel again. Having welcoming staff and a great location was a great way to spend my birthday. It within walking distance to Time Square and Broadway. The restaurant within the hotel does a really nice breakfast.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good value for NYC. Small, customer friendly boutique hotel well located near theaters and restaurants. Rooms are small but adequate and nicely furnished; bathrooms are also on the small side but with fluffy towels and a good selection of complimentary products.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A minute from the Times Square, but on the reasonably quiet street. Great location if you go to the late show and want to go to bed right after. :) Rooms are not large, but very clean and nice. The beds are comfortable. The staff is VERY friendly and knowledgeable. We stayed with my daughter for just one night, but... More

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Paris, France
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20 hotel reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

MELA Times square is a clean place but nothing more so it's easy to find a better place to enjoy NYC. We had a tiny 8 floor bedroom on a noisy backyard due to airconditionning machinery, the lobby is far too small to accomodate a group of US tourists and the staff gives different answers to your questions depending on... More

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nickhotelmela, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your candid feedback regarding your recent stay at Hotel Mela. I am so sorry you had a negative experience at our property. Our goal is to provide friendly, personalized service to every guest. I apologize if we fell short during your visit. Please know that Wi-Fi access is free for all guests. The... More

Madrid, Spain
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is fine. Don't expect great service, just think of it as somewhere where you can dump your bags in a very good location. I guess value for money is OK given how expensive NY is. If I was paying that much anywhere else in the world I would say that it is bad value for money...

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our five night stay at Hotel Mela. Rooms are European size (e.g. small) but comfortable, modern, and about the cleanest I've ever been in. From front desk to housekeeping, to a person they were all friendly and went out of their way to be helpful. And the location was fabulous! A block off Time Square, and surrounded by theaters... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Hotel Mela by chance, just making a last minute reservation before one of my regular trips to NYC. The place is cool, fresh, neat, modern and well accessorized with everything you might need. It was just very busy... with people waiting in the hall. But everything was smooth. Love it and will go there again. A perfect place... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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45 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A frequent traveler to NYC, I hadn't stayed in Midtown or the TS area in decades due to crowds, annoying tourists, & either tiny, icky rooms or over-priced institutional rooms. But we wanted this theatre-oriented trip to be easy and restful. Mission Accomplished with Hotel Mela. This boutique hotel couldn't be better located. The room isn't huge, but it's larger... More

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Summit, New Jersey
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12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shockingly good experience for the price. I live in the suburbs and work in the city, but treated myself to a hotel room so I could see a show and not have to scramble to get back home. The employees were friendly and efficient, the room was bigger than I thought it would be, and the bathroom was spacious and... More

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nickhotelmela, General Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello Dear Guest! We are thrilled your enjoyed your time at Hotel Mela and we thank you for taking the time to write a review as well. Please know we share this feedback with all of our staff and are constantly looking at ways to improve our guest experience. Please contact us directly the next time you wish to visit... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Mela

Also Known As:
Mela Hotel New York City
Hotel Mela New York
Mela Hotel
Address: 120 West 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Theater District - Times Square
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#88 Family Hotel in New York City
#92 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#97 Business Hotel in New York City
#146 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Mela 4*
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