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The Blakely New York

4.5 of 5 136 West 55th Street, Bet. 6th & 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019
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Quezon City, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Right smack in the middle of the Manhattan action, I along with my wife and our two sons were able to immerse and absorb the energy of the city. The hotel is situated in a small side street a very short distance to one of the city's main arteries close to times square and moma. This provided a bit more... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here only 2 nights, but the staff was incredibly helpful and professional. They gave us all the necessary tips not to fall to the New York City traps and tricks. Perfect place for the midtown. And we fell in love with the old Englsh style of our room. Only breakfast is "not enough" in the kindest way to... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is very central for Time Square and Central Park. We booked a king bedroom and was given a room with two queen beds and a separate lounge area which had a large sofa bed suitable for our sixteen year old son. The room worked very well for the three of us. It had a nice bathroom with toiletries... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a good sized room for New York style. We had a problem with the toilet running constantly as soon as we walked into the room, but the in-house plumber got it sorted very quickly and he was very prompt on arrival after receipt of the call. The service was good and the buffet breakfast inclusive of the room... More 

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Cape Cod
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at The Blakely. The rooms are small, but well put-together so they feel roomier than they actually are. Everything was spotless, NO sign of bedbugs or other hotel nightmares. The connected restaurant where we enjoyed continental breakfast was charming. We would definitely stay here again.

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Richmond, Virginia
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the staff to be very professional and helpful. The rooms were spic and span and more than adequate for my needs. A large bath and shower. The location is just below Central Park and just above Time Square which is extremely convenient. I will definitely stay there again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, I was only able to spend one night in the Blakely and it was an all-around pleasant and relaxing stay. I arrived early and asked if I could check-in early. Not only did the staff give me that courtesy, they upgraded my reservation to a suite! The suite was lovely and looked over 55th St. with a view of... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel design is an American's idea of an English country house, so it's a bit dark and oldie worldie, but we liked it. The bathrooms are small but very efficient and the beds comfortable. We found the staff be helpful and friendly. The breakfast is not very exciting but it's adequate. It's well located just a few blocks South... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here in Nov 2013 for 12 nights and loved it and this time with another 12 nights in New York I did seriously think for a while about booking elsewhere as there are so many choices but decided to stay here again and I made the correct choice, just brilliant again.My room was exactly like the web site... More 

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Washington DC
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found the Blakely thru an expedia deal and took a chance since it's not far from our NY office. What a nice hotel. Ok, I was upgraded to a jr. Suite without asking, but the entire property is clean, quiet, classy and comfortable in an old fashioned way. Particularly lovely, refurbished bathroom and good Italian food and bar off lobby.... 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 > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Blakely New York 4.5*
Number of rooms: 120
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