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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   131 Madison Avenue, At 31st Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Hotel Roger Williams) (Manhattan)
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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at this property for a one-night getaway. It was booked online through one of the rate-comparison websites. The quoted rate was $159 + taxes for a single Saturday night stay; totaling about $205. The front desk staff was pleasant upon check in. As usual, they asked for my credit card for incidentals. The room was not ready... More

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Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated with all amenities close by. It is walking distance to empire state building (if you are lucky you can see it lit up from your window) subway, times square, and there is a parking lot a block away. The staff are superb, knowledgeable and very helpful, nothing is too much for them. We dealt with the... More

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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Roger is a delightful boutique hotel in midtown, proving to make your travels easily accessible when heading uptown, downtown or across to Brooklyn. We had an initial complication upon checking in, however after a few hours the issue was resolved by the professional and friendly staff making us rather happy customers given a very long trip there. The boutique... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for 4 nights. Boutique hotel centrally located in NY, close to Subway and far from crowded tourist districts. Rooms are small but cozy. Bathroom is very small but sufficient. We had a room without terrace, in the back. Little noise from the street although quiet some noise from other rooms due to aged insulation of doors and... More

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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only four blocks from MSG but located in a fun but safe area that is outside of tourist district. Very modern yet comfortable. Our room was nice, bathroom extra small but would return for the terrace. I loved the outdoor space, nothing better in close proximity to MSG. I cannot say enough about the staff. reservations were easy and they... More

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Los Angeles
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at The Roger several times over the past year. So often, that I feel like a regular now and know many of the staff by name. I'm always well taken care of during my stays. My only complaint is that the walls are rather thin and you should be prepared to hear the conversations of other guests through... More

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

If you’re looking for a hotel in Manhattan – for your wedding suite, your wedding block, or for even just a normal stay in the city… you must must must go to the Roger NYC!!! It’s the best NYC hotel I’ve ever been to in my life! We stayed for two nights two weekends ago for my wedding. My mother... More

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I need to preface this by saying I have never stayed at a hotel in NYC before this and so my experience may have been very typical for the city. We also only stayed one night so not sure how a longer stay would be. Regardless, I wasn't overly impressed with the Roger. We stayed as part of a wedding... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 5 nights. The location of this hotel is very good. (ex. Empire State Building is reachable in a 5 minutes walk). The staff was friendly and helpful, but sometimes they were a bit uncommunicative. The breakfast choice was disappointing. For this price we expected more and also some variety. The room was not big,... More

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Cape Town
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic hotel in a great area! Rooms are beautiful, well appointed, and quite spacious. The hotel was a place of calm and relaxation within the fantastic craziness that is New York. Highly recommended hotel - great value for money!

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Address: 131 Madison Avenue, At 31st Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Hotel Roger Williams)
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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 Roger 4*
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Hotel Roger Williams
Roger Williams Hotel
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This June, The Roger is unveiling a sophisticated new look after extensive renovations of its public spaces and guest rooms. Standing at the crossroads of uptown and downtown off Madison Park, the new Roger is a marriage of chic design and old world comfort, while continuing an unyielding commitment to superior service. The fresh aesthetic of the Roger’s public spaces is curated by hospitality guru Steven Kamali and designed by the notable Anna Busta. A collaboration of renowned talent has distinguished a transitional hotel that caters to the demands of the modern traveler and local tastemakers alike. The vaulted lobby lounge provides an ideal space for any time of day or occasion, from morning business meetings to lunch with family, or catching up over cocktails with friends.To update the spacious guest rooms, the Roger tapped Annette Jaffe of MSM, whose timeless original design has kept travelers returning year after year. Jaffe’s new rooms are characterized by lush custom pieces and applied moldings to naturally compliment the historic building’s unique rooms and inviting terraces. Whether for only a night or a weeks long stay, the Roger is the savvy traveler’s home away from home. ... more   less 
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