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“Not worth the $$$$$” 3 of 5 stars
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Four Seasons Hotel New York
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   57 East 57th Street, New York City, NY 10022 (Midtown)   |  
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Ranked #80 of 466 Hotels in New York City
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New York, New York, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Not worth the $$$$$”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We were gifted a stay at the hotel (even though we live in NYC) which was very generous, but wish we'd saved the money for something else. Small rooms that aren't particularly nicely decorated, nominal views. The bathroom and closet was the best part of the room. We were left chocolates in our room as a gift (nice touch) but they weren't particularly good. Tiny spa, rooms are quiet, decent location but if you're going to spend over 1k a night for a room in NYC uptown think about the Mandarin Oriental.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Liz G
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FourSeasonsNewYork, Public Relations Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Dear Liz G,

Thank you for your constructive feedback about your stay with us. I will be sure to share your comments with our senior management. Would you like to speak to Sam Ioannidis, our hotel manager, about how we could have made your guest experience better?

Regards,
Tiffani Cailor, Director of Public Relations
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West Hollywood, CA
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

This hotel was the epitome of luxury and impeccable service. My flight arrived in New York at 5am and I arrived at the hotel at 6am, only expecting to drop off my luggage. I had requested early check-in, but did not expect them to be able to check me into my room that early - but they did. I was let into my room at 6am. I was able to nap and shower and freshen up before a meeting at 11am. That detail alone made the experience completely worthwhile.

The room was very big, perfectly clean, and very luxurious. The location of the hotel is great, too. Just a short walk to Central Park.

I can't imagine staying anywhere else.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank erc421
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FourSeasonsNewYork, Public Relations Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Dear erc421,

Wow! Thank you for your positive comments about our guest rooms and the service provided by our staff. It is always nice to hear such wonderful feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!!

Regards,
Tiffani Cailor, Director of Public Relations
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Saint Julian's, Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I've been in many FS hotels around the world and in most of them i had a great time. The rooms are big but the furniture is outdated and comparable to a 3 star hotel. Absolutely NOT WORTH THE MONEY SPENT. FS must renovate and beautify the depressing rooms.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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15 Thank stefano b
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FourSeasonsNewYork, Public Relations Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Dear stefanob,

I am very sorry to hear that your stay with us was unsatisfactory. We appreciate your review and will discuss your comments with our senior management. I am happy to set up a phone call with our hotel manager, Sam Ioannidis, to discuss in further detail. Would you like me to do that?

Regards,
Tiffani Cailor, Director of Public Relations
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

I stayed there for six days very nice hotel I can't say more.
I wish it was near to the time square and other activities.
The central park view from the 44th floor is amazing.
Hotel room services and front disk are pro.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank TheFirstLead
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FourSeasonsNewYork, Public Relations Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Dear TheFirstLead,

Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and the service provided by our staff. We hope to welcome you back to New York City soon!

Regards,
Tiffani Cailor, Director of Public Relations
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moscow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great hotel. Fantastic location. Service was very helpful. Enjoyed the gym and spa. One of the best hotel that I stayed in NY. Stayed there just before the hurricane sandy. Best hotel with NY Palace that I stayed in NY.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Thank garganoff
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FourSeasonsNewYork, Public Relations Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Dear garganoff,

Thank you very much for your positive comments about our service and accommodations! We appreciate the feedback and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Regards,
Tiffani Cailor, Director of Public Relations
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Parede, Portugal
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Outstanding.
It is in difficult times that the best stand out.
Everyone at the Four Seasons NY did an excellent job to minimize the side effects of Sandy.
We were overwhelmed on their proactive planning.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Paulo G
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FourSeasonsNewYork, Public Relations Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Dear Paulo G,

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments about our staff during the storm! It was a rough time for everyone and we’re pleased to be able to help. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Regards,
Tiffani Cailor, Director of Public Relations
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Staff inconvienced and vocal about not receiving enough tipping....out of character for property of this magnitude. For someone who enjoys tipping for good service, I don't believe in tipping for presence only.

Ritz Carlton, Central Park, much better option. Little more expensive, but you definitely get what you pay for.

This is a Four Seasons property that doesn't quite live up to the brand standard.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank Russ W
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FourSeasonsNewYork, Public Relations Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Dear Russ W,

We appreciate your candid feedback about the service you received with us during your stay. I will discuss your comments with our senior management and if you would like to speak further to our hotel manager, Sam Ioannidis, I can set that up for you. Thank you again for your review.

Regards,
Tiffani Cailor, Director of Public Relations
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Additional Information about Four Seasons Hotel New York

Address: 57 East 57th Street, New York City, NY 10022
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#14 Spa Hotel in New York City
#49 Business Hotel in New York City
#54 Family Hotel in New York City
#64 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#79 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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Hotel Class:5 star — Four Seasons Hotel New York 5*
Number of rooms: 368
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience five-star living in this modern-deco landmark designed by I.M. Pei. Offering some of the largest guestrooms and suites in Manhattan, and some of the city's most breathtaking views, a stay at Four Seasons Hotel New York is gives you access to everything, including a quiet retreat when you need it. Located on "Billionaire's Row" at the city's most prestigious address, between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue, you will be just steps from Central Park and Madison Avenue shopping. Infused with natural light, panoramic park and city views, your accommodation at the Four Seasons will provide you with serenity and luxury high above Manhattan's exhilarating whirlwind. All accommodations feature flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, full marble baths and complimentary access to the fitness center. All newly redesigned rooms, opened in November 2015, feature custom furnishings throughout, an inviting Infinity bed, full marble baths, and state of the art, easy to use, technologies including 55-65" flat screen televisions. ... more   less 
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