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The Roger

4.0 of 5 131 Madison Avenue, At 31st Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Formerly Hotel Roger Williams)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

1st time in NY. Had a blast at this boutique hotel. Central location so convenient. Bed was AMAZING.... It was a special birthday..... hotel staff noticed my dob from checkin details ...and a bottle of champagne was delivered on the morning of my birthday. A lovely touch which I appreciated so much. Helpful, sincere, courteous and smiling staff! Which was... More

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here 3 nights. The room was delightful,very relaxing. Functional in an uncomplicated way. All the staff couldn't have been more helpful. We will definitely stay here again- such a great location.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Note- we stayed October, but trip advisor won't give that as an option. We chose the Roger for a quick weekend getaway as our normal hotel was booked up. The location is good. The decor is cute, clean, and the entrance is very preppy-cool. The rooms and service... Rooms: no heat despite the cold. We were told that their system... More

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

I'm always happy with my stays at The Roger. I stay here whenever I'm in the city. Beds are very comfortable and although the baths can be tight (this is New York) they are always clean. Staff is wonderful and if you want to treat yourself the breakfast is pricey but very good. There is a little shop across the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great boutique hotel in an excellent location. We stayed 13 nights in a Premium Room with 2 double beds. The room was modern, well equipped and kept exceptionally clean throughout our stay. Beds were super comfy, WiFi internet connection was great and loved being able to open the window in the room and get some fresh air. Bathrooms are small,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've stayed at the roger before the renovations and loved it then, but love it even more now! The beds are super comfy the staff is attentive and friendly and the breakfast is worth the morning stay. If you're looking for the perks of a chic boutique midtown hotel with a homey, non-pretentious vibe, this is your place;)

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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed two nights at The Roger in a twin room, on our way down to the Dominican Republic. The hotel has an excellent Midtown location, and we were able to walk to everywhere we wanted to go, as well as enjoy a great view of The Empire State Building from our window. The room was a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much appreciated the size of the room, which were large New York wise. Rooms were modern and well maintained. I got stuck on the 4th floor next to a terrace so make sure you request a high floor when staying here. The free wine at 5pm is undrinkable.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room and most other matters in this relatively small hotel were fine. Room was clean, staff was friendly. I stayed in a room with a ( non special ) view with two twins for $400+ a night ( room only ). Hotel has a nice lobby. Rooms are noisy, you can hear people talk in the next room hence... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on business for four nights and I was disappointed by the very low amount of light in the room (even with five lights on), the tiny bathroom which I struggled to fit into and the extremely loud air con in the room (I had to sleep with ear plugs in). I reported a light out and it... More

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Jeff_Hentze, General Manager at The Roger, responded to this review

Dear DavidT, Thank you for sharing your experience. I am sorry that we disappointed and that we did not follow up on the light that was out in your room. Clearly that is not acceptable. Some of our rooms are small but about average for New York. We appreciate your feedback and will use it to improve for the future.... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 187
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Also Known As:
Hotel Roger Williams
Roger Williams Hotel
Roger Williams New York City
Hotel Style
#67 Business Hotel in New York City #113 Luxury Hotel in New York City #171 Family Hotel in New York City #188 Romantic Hotel in New York City

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