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InterContinental New York Barclay

4.0 of 5 111 East 48th Street, New York City, NY 10017
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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often come to this hotel for business trips. It's a great location and the hotel itself has a lot of history. The rooms though require extensive renovations. I believe they are currently updating their facilities so let's hope the updates are better and in line with modern times. The bell service staff are friendly and helpful.

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NYCBarclay, Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment. We are glad to count you among our loyal guests and hope to welcome you again soon. We are indeed revamping the entire property to bring it to an upper level of luxury and refinement, the new Barclay will soon shine again and we look forward to showing it to the world at... More 

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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29 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent stay at the Barclay. Hotel location is very good and we felt safe. Check in was professional and easy. The entrance hall and lobby were impressive wih a very beautiful classic decoration, which gave the hotel a rather distinct charactericterization. I enjoy "personality" in places I go such as hotels, restaurants and even hostels, eventually. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We visited 2013 The room was great, space wise+cleanliness the neighbourhood is perfect! no load noises at night great location right the middle of the must visit attractions ; Rockefeller centre, central park, time square is 7-10 min walk RECOMMEND IT

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We love everything about the Barclay! Located a block from Grand Central, within walking distance of EVERYTHING, but out of the craziness of Times Square. Although it is being remodeled, we always loved the beauty of the lobby and rooms and the restaurant/bar is great. Fabulous martinis!! Can't wait to see the renovations!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Loved this hotel! Rooms are amazing, staff are friendly, located in central Manhattan so easy to get to most places, food is quite expensive, but we went self catered to explore more and try more food. Trips are incredible! We did Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Rockefellar at day & night, Central Park zoo, natural history museum, all were... More 

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NYCBarclay, Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear MissEmma, Lady Barclay thanks you so much for your wonderful words! We are very happy that we made your stay in New York City a fabulous experience and wish you will come back and visit us next year. With a brand new hotel, we will make it UNBELIEVABLE! All the Barclay team wishes you Happy Holidays Executive Office More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Greeted by reception with a "you right"? Arriving at reception with luggage you would expect a more appropriate greeting. He managed 3 more words before ushering us off to our room, only for us to discover we were downgraded from King to a queen. This was rectified after the first night, to a large corner suite which was in need... More 

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NYCBarclay, Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment. All guests should receive the warmest welcome, this is the essence of Hospitality, service is our number one priority. We are sorry you did not receive the appropriate greeting and sincerely apologize for this unpleasant arrival experience. As you may certainly know, the InterContinental New York Barclay is currently closed for renovation. During... More 

London, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel probably 10 times now. I have never had anything but a wonderful experience. The rooms are great, the staff are so accommodating, the location is quite yet super central and the rooms are absolutely perfect. I simply would not stay anywhere else in Manhattan.

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NYCBarclay, Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear loyal guest, Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm! We love to hear that! We, along with the entire staff, cannot wait to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the brand new Barclay. All our best wishes for the Holiday season Warm regards, Executive Office More 

Bucharest, Romania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The hotel is well located near the famous Waldorf Astoria and the shopping streets.The rooms are ok but nothing spectacular...The bathroom should be refunish.The staff was friendly and they give us useful informations about everything.

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NYCBrkly, Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for posting a review. We are glad you could make the most of our location right in the heart of the city. We would of course have loved you to enjoy every second of your stay with us. The hotel is now undergoing a complete renovation and will reopen by next fall. All our customers' remarks... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have been staying here for 3 weeks every year in past 10 years. Love the location - not as busy and noisy but only few blocks from everything... Central Park, Grand Central, a lot of good restaurants, Madison and 5.th Ave. shopping, museums - all walking distance. Rooms are a bit old but well maintained. Overall, a place I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed at the InterContinental Barclay a few months back. They did a good job of making sure we knew they were eliminating services due to an approaching shut down and complete renovation. The hotel is older (including furnishings) but it has a lot of charm and is in a great location! I look forward to staying once the renovation... More 

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NYCBrkly, Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment. We are glad to read your indulgence toward the last months conditions of the Barclay. The construction is now well advanced and still has long months to go to bring our iconic property back to life. It would be a great pleasure to welcoming you back to our freshly rejuvenated old Lady Barclay!... More 

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  • Great location(44)
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  • Grand Central(24)
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Additional Information about InterContinental New York Barclay

Address: 111 East 48th Street, New York City, NY 10017
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — InterContinental New York Barclay 4*
Number of rooms: 685
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Also Known As:
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Intercontinental New York City
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New York City Intercontinental
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Hotel Style:
#9 Green Hotel in New York City
#120 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#144 Business Hotel in New York City
#155 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#155 Family Hotel in New York City

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