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The Blakely New York

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   136 West 55th Street, Bet. 6th & 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #105 of 452 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Jersey, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A small hotel by New York standards - a mere 17 storeys high - but a big hit with my family. The location was brilliant - within easy walking distance of Times Square, Central Park and numerous other attractions including MOMA - plus handy subway entrances for those a bit further afield. There were also plenty of restaurants nearby, as... More

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Davidson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was such a great little place to stay in the middle of everything. On a side street so the noise is at a minimum, but well within walking distance of everywhere that we wanted to go. The customer service was spot on and the rooms were nice. The concierge was more than helpful and got us everywhere that we... More

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Great Falls, Virginia
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15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at the Blakely was more than we expected. We pulled up front to check in and the front doorman directed my husband to the garage next door to park. We were easily able to go back to the car for forgotten items such as jackets and chargers. Check in was quick and easy. We stayed in a Jr.... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always had excellent stays at the Blakely. We like the convenience of it's location and is easy to get to, as we drive into the city. Just pull your car up right in front of building and drop your bags off then pull into the parking garage right next door to them. You are just a quick walk... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location, size of the room and cleanliness were great. However there was no doorman assisting with luggage (I had to drag a 50 pound suitcase up and down a set of stairs myself) and the hotel entrance is very outdated and little welcoming. Breakfast was ok but not special. At times we had to wait more than 10 minutes... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Blakely for 4 nights. We arrived at 10.30 am and they checked us immediately. The front desk service was faultless. We requested a kettle which was provided that evening. The room was spotlessly clean and spacious enough. I remember that there were views from the rooms. There are no views to be had from a 17 floors... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed a few nights here and it was a very nice hotel, although the appearance is a little dated. The room was nice and comfortable and facilities were good. Breakfast wasn't great as it's at a bar/restaurant adjoining the property and the choice wasn't the best, but it's easy to find food in New York if you're hungry. Reception... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my third review of The Blakely and have stayed here a number of times. Good rooms for families, great location, excellent staff yada, yada, yada. But I am writing this review to simply thank the staff for an excellent and quick response to issues we had with our room. It was a hot day in August when we... More

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Blakely for two nights. The location is fantastic only a few blocks from 5th Avenue, and Central Park. The hotel looks quite bleak from the outside, but once you step inside you will be pleasantly surprised. It is a very traditional hotel. Our room was on the 12th floor and was very spacious, there was a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we've stayed at the Blakely for 8 nights on July 2014. 2 adults and 2 children in a 2 queen bedroom. arrived to NYC at 7 am from JFK by yellow taxi (quick and simple, no need in booking all kinds of transportation for 4 persons in advance) we priorily asked for an option of early check in.Indeed the hotel... More

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Address: 136 West 55th Street, Bet. 6th & 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Blakely New York 4.5*
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#72 Luxury Hotel in New York City #76 Family Hotel in New York City #99 Romantic Hotel in New York City #130 Business Hotel in New York City
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In heart of Midtown Manhattan Central Park West, steps way from Times Square and 5th Avenue Shops. A 4 Diamond Property, voted one of top hotels by US News 2014, Zagat Best Hotel 2014. ... more   less 
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