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“Great Experience !!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   11 West 51 Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Midtown)   |  
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“Great Experience !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

A very clean and functional hotel located in the centre of the city. The biggest advantage of the hotel is it's location - Rockefeller Centre. It's accessibility from the main streets like the 5th ave., Subway station, Hop on Hop off bus stops, Central Park and Times Square make it an ideal location for tourists.

The rooms are extremely well furnished and clean. The staff is very courteous and informative. The service levels of the hotel are excellent. They provide free wifi and water coolers & bottles are kept on each floor for the guests to use.

In all the experience at the hotel was great and I would recommend this hotel to all.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Yonkers, New York
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I had to spend the night for business and thought this offshoot of Club Quarters would foot the bill. Unfortunately they had very small rooms and noisy corridors. The stall was nice and helpful, but the rate was just too high for that kind of room, for $450, I could have stayed around the corner at the Hilton and gotten a much nicer room.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Niskayuna, NY
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We have been to The Jewel on 3 occasions & will be back in March of this year. Yes, the rooms are smallish but that is made up by all the other advantages. The location is perfect...just a quick stroll from the Today show & Rockefeller Center. We love rolling out of bed and quickly run down to The Today show. The rooms with the balconies give the appearance of being larger. Having the fresh water refills on each floor is an added bonus. The staff is minimal but very helpful & welcoming. The new restaurant Downstairs is excellent (best gnocchi I have ever had) . We Like to visit NYC a couple times a year & The Jewel has become our Hotel of Choice.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We spent some time selecting our hotel, price and location were the most important aspects, the Jewel came tops. The staff were extremely helpful and courteous, our room was more than adequate and comfortable and the location, just 5 minutes walk to times square, was perfect.
This hotel could not be faulted particularly for our short stay. We did not use the dining facilities but we did have a couple of night caps in the cocktail bar which had an interesting mix of clientele.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The hotel is located in the center of all main NY attractions. The staff members were friendly and helpful. The one weakness is the size of the hotel and its rooms - they are quite narrow. The beds, as well, are small.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Nassau, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Location, Location, Location! This property is a mere short block from Rockelfeller Center, and a half block from 5th Ave. St. Patrick's Cathedral (undergoing heavy renovations, btw), the American Girl Place, and even Broadway attractions are a few blocks away. The staff was friendly and helpful. There is a small fitness room and free coffee on the second floor. The lobby is tiny; you basically have to check yourself in, like at the airport kiosks. There is always at least one employee there to help. You can get a discounted breakfast at the Club Quarters a few doors down from the Jewel, which is also a Club Quarters property.
We had a "Junior Suite", which was, well, JUNIOR! There was barely enough room between the end of the bed and the wall, to pass through (and we are not husky, athletic folks). The sofa bed was more of a "chair bed". When that was opened, you had to walk sideways to pass between the wall (with the TV) and the bed. The room was very long though, with a fridge, microwave, coffee maker, desk, and 2 chairs. There was free wifi too. The bathroom was OK...very few towels, but very clean. Overall, if you are looking for a quiet, clean, convenient place to stay (especially during the frigid winter temps), and can live without such amenities as bathrobes, bellmen, room service, on-site dining, then this is a great property. Also, you can fill free water bottles on each floor, I believe. Duane Reade (similar to Walgreens, CVS) is on the same block, and there are plenty of reasonably priced places to eat nearby.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Address: 11 West 51 Street, New York City, NY 10019
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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 Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#74 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#97 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#101 Family Hotel in New York City
#121 Business Hotel in New York City
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center 4*
Number of rooms: 135
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center is a full service hotel with 135 rooms located opposite Rockefeller Center, steps away from the famous skating rink, Christmas tree, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Saks Fifth Avenue, Museum of Modern Art and Radio City Music Hall. Minutes from world class shopping, restaurants and entertainment. The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center is the best value hotel based on quality and the prime location. The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center provides:• Safe, restricted entry• Instant registration and check out• Free high speed internet access throughout the hotel• Nearby restaurant • Multi-menu in room dining options (through onsite restaurant and many local restaurants)• Refrigerator and microwave available• Unlimited complimentary chilled purified bottled water • 3 meeting and event rooms available nearby (maximum reception style 55 people)• Free use of computer/printer • Ergonomic workstations• State of the art guest rooms with premium bedding• Contemporary furnishings• Flat panel HD TVs• Complimentary coffee and tea• 24 hour guest service desk • Fitness room • Exercise equipment delivered to guest room upon request • Value rates ... more   less 
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