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Eventi - a Kimpton Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   851 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), New York City, NY 10001 (Chelsea)   |  
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Ranked #28 of 449 hotels in New York City
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Perfect in every way...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

My daughter and I stayed in this hotel four times within the last year. You know how the first time you go somewhere, it's great but the following visits, you like it less and less. Not with the Eventi. Love the location -- rooms are what hotel rooms should be in NYC. Absolutely adore the wine receptions in the late afternoon. Twice it was on the rooftop and the weather held in our favor. Couldn't pick a better place to unwind after a long day working. The coffee in the lobby is great in the mornings and the staff went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay. What hotels phone you every day to make sure that the hotel is up to your expectations? We stayed four times and will continue to stay there in the future.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HotelManagerEventi, Manager at Eventi - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review, March 29, 2013
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Nothing makes us happier than to read that you like us more and more with each visit. Thank you so much for staying with us and we can't wait to see more and more of you.
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I highly recommend this hotel for the location and especially the view! I was in the city for business on a Sunday night and got a great deal from Jetsetter.com. I spent an extra $15 and got a ciity view room, which i highly recommend. I travel to NYC on business at least twice a month and have stayed in over 50 different boutique hotels in the past few years, this by far exceeded my expectations for the price i paid, ($215). The location is also very convenient to shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HotelManagerEventi, Manager at Eventi - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review, March 29, 2013
mels33,
Thanks for the 5 star review! It sure sounds like you have stayed in a ton of NYC Hotels. We hope you come back to us!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Recently stayed at the Eventi Hotel in NYC and must say that Kimpton is totally getting it right. I travel a lot and must say that between the Eventi in NYC, the Palomar in SF and the Monaco in Baltimore, they totally understand that the customer experience is EVERYTHING. The staff are incredibly polite, the restaurants are strong and the hotel design and decor are very nicely done and I feel that I am always staying in a much pricier hotel than what I pay. A great bargain for what you get. I highly recommend these hotels that Kimpton own to stay at.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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John T,
Wow - thanks! Thanks for the strong recommendation. We really appreciate your loyalty and hope to see more and more of you.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I stayed three nights at the Eventi. The quality is very high and the service very good. The hotel is very well located, just 10 minutes walk from Times Square. From my room I was able to see the Empire State Building. The breakfast starts at 7:30am. The quality of the food was extremely good with fresh fruit, freshly baked bred and pastry. Excellent! My room was big and the internet fast. The hotel has SPA and Gym, but I haven't tried them. I highly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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fjeron,
Boom! Thanks for the 5 star review and so happy you enjoyed yourself. See you soon!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Overall, our stay at the Eventi was a positive experience as the hotel was in a great location, reasonably priced and the rooms were spacious and well appointed. The hotel is away from the madness of Times Square, but close to shopping, the subway and many great restaurants. It is also a reasonable walk to the theatre district (we saw Once) and after the show and a late dinner we enjoyed the stroll back to the hotel. The front desk was very helpful and gave us several great recommendations for restaurants. We had the breakfast buffet one morning and it was a little pricey but the food was fresh and the service was outstanding. The hotel design was trendy and very clean although the common areas were beginning to show a little wear and tear. The hotel does have a great outdoor area which we could not enjoy because of the cold weather.

The only problem we had with the hotel was with maid service - they did not clean the rooms until late in the day. The second day we missed the cleaning completely - we were out of the room all day and when we returned after five the room was not cleaned.

Overall we would recommend the Eventi as it was a good value and the location gave us a chance to explore another part of New York City.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Location, view, staff and attention to detail all go to make this one of the best hotels we've ever stopped in.
We were on the 23rd floor with an awesome view of the Empire State Building. The light and weather conditions over the skyline seemed to constantly change the panorama; The city waking up at dawn and coming to life, the sun going down at dusk... We sat enthralled, gazing out while we sipped on a cheeky glass of white.
As first timers to NYC, we were amazed at how easy it was to get around... The blocks and avenue system simply work. Anxious to soak it all up, we walked, took cabs, rode the subway... then walked some more.
I'd highly recommend the Eventi to anyone visiting the big apple; surrounded by wonderful restaurants, amazing sights, friendly New Yorkers, this is the start of a love affair.
We'll definitely be back.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Massapequa Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed at the Eventi this weekend Sat into Sunday for a quick getaway and my wifes birthday. The staff made us feel welcome from the second we walked into the door and addressing our every need. We ordered some room service...the food was great and arrived promptly. I had notified the hotel that we were staying for my wifes birthday, and they sent a little birthday package to our room and it was a very nice gesture that I had never seen in all the other hotels I have stayed in. Overall I have no complaints and I will return soon to visit another Kimpton hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 851 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), New York City, NY 10001
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #28 of 449 hotels in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Eventi - a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Eventi – a Kimpton Hotel redefines what it is to be a Manhattan hotel. Eventi is an experience as much as a destination. The Eventi Hotel's historic Chelsea neighborhood near the New York theater district, artful surroundings, intimate accommodations, dynamic meeting spaces and signature Kimpton hospitality combine into something extraordinary.Located near world-renowned art galleries and vibrant nightlife, Eventi puts you within easy walking distance of Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, Macy's and entertainment venues.Just steps outside our boutique Chelsea hotel you will find those special things that make Manhattan so exciting. ... more   less 
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