I would highly recommend The Jewel hotel. The location is perfect for midtown Manhattan....located on W. 51st Street, midway between Fifth Ave. and Avenue of the Americas. The hotel sits directly across the street from Rockefeller Center. Broadway shows, shopping and restaurants are all an easy walk. Central Park starts at 59th Street and that too is an easy walk.
We had the "kitchenette" room which would be perfect for two people but with three adults was very tight. It had a mini-kitchen with silverware, small stovetop, pots/pans, glassware, toaster, microwave and refrigerator. There was a huge built-in desk (which used up precious space) and two flat screen televisions.
Each floor has a water "filling station" at which they provide clean bottles that you can fill with purified water. A real plus!
On the 2nd floor they have a Business Center where you can use their computer or printer (no charge), have coffee and read newspapers every morning.
Their "sister" hotel, called Club Quarters, is just a few doors down and features a restaurant (discount given) and bar. The breakfasts were very well priced and delicious. It also features a beautiful outdoor terrace for dining which overlooks 51st Street facing Rockefeller Center.
There is no "doorman" or Concierge, but neither was needed. The staff at the front desk was always very helpful and friendly.
We would most definitely stay here again!
- 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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- Also Known As:
- The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Hotel New York City