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Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   18 9th Avenue, at 13th Street, New York City, NY 10014 (Formerly Hotel Gansevoort) (Manhattan)   |  
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Ranked #192 of 452 hotels in New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

I spent one night at the hotel with my family on Dec 22nd. This hotel was amazing place to stay- great location, comfortable and quiet! Gym was great and spa was excellent. Staff was very gracious and accommodating. Front door staff really great at hailing you a cab and very friendly. I am looking forward to going back on Valentine's Weekend with my wife...shhhh its a surprise!! Everyone should try this hotel!!!

Room Tip: We had a suite and it was very comfortable for four people
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Hotel_Gansevoort, Social Media Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear Lloyd I,

We are delighted to discover your stay with us was exceptional. It seems like you took advantage of all of our amenities during your trip. We can’t wait to welcome you and your wife back for a romantic getaway. If you need any help with special requests during your next stay, please feel free to contact our Community Manager at Digital@hotelgansevoort.com. We look forward to seeing you again.

Regards,

@HotelGansevoort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Last weekend my family and I decided to go to New York City for one night to see the Christmas tree and have dinner and see all the great store displays. We decided to stay at Hotel Gansevoort in the Meatpacking since it was away from all the crowd. The staff at the hotel were wonderful....our check in was very efficient and fast. The room was gorgeous, very trendy and stylish, our kids loved it. We received champaign and cup cakes half hour after arriving!

The next day we had breakfast in room and it was delicious. I would recommend this hotel to all my friends and family. Very kids friendly!!! Looking forward to our next visit!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Hotel_Gansevoort, Social Media Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear paddy a,

Thank you for choosing us as your “stay-cation” hotel. It is wonderful to know your experience with us was nothing short of a good time. Next time you decide to come into the city bring some bathing suits for the kids, as we keep our pools heated year round. If you need to make a reservation in the future, please feel free to contact our Community Manager at Digital@hotelgansevoort.com. We look forward to welcoming you back to our property sometime soon.

Best,

@HotelGansevoort
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Meopham, Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

We came to New York for a third visit to see our daughter who is interning here for a year - it was by far our best visit, helped enormously by the hotel and the area of New York it is situated.

I was not expecting too much with regard to New York friendliness or standards - it can be a harsh city. However, we were very satisfied with the Hotel Gansevoort and it's staff. It's quite a "party" hotel and the rooms are equipped and furnished to comply. The large portrait photographs on the bedroom Walls were a bit shocking when you first wake up but you soon got used to them. The rooms were serviced twice day with a turn down service at night and our room had full length French windows with a good view.

The best view however was from the outdoor pool on the top floor. Absolutely stunning view across the Hudson toward Hoboken and in the opposite direction looking at the Chrysler building.

When you walk out the hotel doors, the staff were extremely friendly offering to get you cabs whenever you needed. However within a short walk you find yourself in Greenwich Village which is one of my favourite areas. I could wander through Greenwich Village continuously with it's quaint bookshops and cute stores, delicious restaurants and delis. You can reach some of the most well known areas of New York though with much ease and yet easily escape back to this very fashionable district at the end of the day.

Surrounding the outside pool is the Plunge rooftop lounge and bar which got very busy and vibrant some evenings which was lovely. I believe it's one of "the places" to go if you're not resident.

All in all a delightful trip, peppered with some out of the way places to go and all helped by this very lovely and vibrant ( which you can dip in and out of) hotel and area.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hotel_Gansevoort, Social Media Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear SusanMcNally18,

We're thrilled that you and your spouse really took advantage of the Meatpacking District's surrounding neighborhoods. Did you know that the Whitney Museum will be another fabulous addition to our neighborhood in the near future? Just another reason to let us host you upon your return to New York City. If you would like to make a reservation with us again, please feel free to contact our Community Manager at Digital@HotelGansevoort.com. Thanks for the kind words.

Best,

@HotelGansevoort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I booked a suite for 2 nights for business purposes. On the 11th floor. Room was nice and clean, but you pay for the view and meatpack district too, ofcourse. Personel was friendly. But indeed, as in other reviews; for "normal" guests, the music is too loud in the restaurant. But the food is really delicious and of a high standard but not haute cuisine. It is not my kind of people who arrive on Saturday evening, but it didn't bother me. It was more a kind of "sightseeing" and fun.
Not suitable for children.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Hotel_Gansevoort, Social Media Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear alex1969_11,

We are happy you enjoyed your suite at our hotel. Hopefully the business side of your trip did not take up all of your free time. We do apologize if the music was too loud in our restaurant, but hopefully the food made up for it. If you would like a hotel that is a little more subdued during your next trip to the city, we'd recommend our Park Avenue location. It has all of the same wonderful amenities and suites that out Meatpacking property offers, but the neighborhood and restaurant are a little more low-key. In the future, please feel free to contact our Community Manager at Digital@hotelgansevoort.com for any reservations or requests.

Regards,

@HotelGansevoort
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Special thanks to Nadia and Omar - you made my stay FANTASTIC!!! My room wasn't available at check in and both Nadia and Omar were very accommodating. I had a late breakfast and my room was ready. On day 2, I was even impressed that both of them remembered my name. This type of customer service is a rare commodity.

See you on my next trip.

  • 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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Hotel_Gansevoort, Social Media Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear CWKnoxville,

Thank you for taking the time to name our superstars on property. It is wonderful to know you enjoyed your stay and that our staff were able to accommodate and impress you. We hope that you will return to our hotel in the near future, as it would be a pleasure to welcome you back. If you need to make a reservation please feel free to contact our Community Manager at digital@hotelgansevoort.com.

Best,

@Hotel Gansevoort
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Irvine, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We just returned from our trip to New York, which was overall magnificent. Although are stay at the Gansevoort was not perfect, we enjoyed our time there. My first complaint, we had specifically asked for connecting rooms since our 2 daughters and a friend were going to be staying in the room next to us. Upon entering our room, there was not a door connecting to the next room. Next, we went to the room our daughters were staying in, and discovered a king bed, when we asked for two doubles. So we went downstairs to try and switch rooms, but nothing that matched our request was available. They did offer to move us the next morning, but what a pain that would have been after unpacking. Luckily, the couch turned into a sofa bed so our daughters and our friend were able to have enough sleeping space. My biggest complaint is the noise. If you want a good night sleep, bring ear plugs. The sound of horns and sirens are constant. At one point, during a restless night, I started counting moments of silence; I did not get past 5 seconds without hearing a horn or siren. Lastly, the rooms are really warm at night. When my husband complained they told him they turn off the air during the winter and we need to open our window. This is impossible to do if you want to sleep. The noise was so loud with the window closed, I could not imagine leaving it open and getting a moment of sleep.
Although, there are a bunch of negatives, the hotel had its positives qualities as well. First, the sizes of the rooms were nice compared to other hotels in New York. The bathrooms were clean and nice. The location is great. The hotel is in the meatpacking district, so there are a lot of great places right next to the hotel. A 10 minute walk will get you to Soho, and a 20 minute walk to Little Italy. There is a bar down in the lobby area that gets pretty busy at night and has a pool table.
Overall, my biggest complaint is the noise. The Gansevoort is nice hotel. I mean, we did spot Richard Branson there, but he probably did not have an issue with the noise in the penthouse.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hotel_Gansevoort, Social Media Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear MissTinaIrvine,

We are truly sorry your experience at our hotel did not meet your expectations. We hope to have the opportunity to make it up to you and your family in the future. Unfortunately, the Meatpacking District is a premier nightlife and shopping location in the city, and the noise factor is often beyond our control. We do have a newer location on Park Avenue and 29th Street that has all of the same amenities and larger rooms than our Meatpacking District location has, but with a little less noisy streets outside. We would love the opportunity to host you again. If you would like to make a future reservation with us please contact our Community Manager at Digital@hotelgansevoort.com and reference case #1-104.

Best,

@HotelGansevoort
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Hagley, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

We stopped here with friends over Thanksgiving. The hotel it self is OK but nothing special. The rooms were hot at night and the street outside can get very noisy late at night. We were woken by police sirens and loud shouts at 4am in the morning. In fairness my clubbing days are a little behind me and this hotel would suit a younger crowd.

Room Tip: Don't get a room at the front if you value your sleep
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Hotel_Gansevoort, Social Media Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear Ivor A,

We sincerely apologize for the excessive noise that hindered you from getting a good night's sleep. Unfortunately, the Meatpacking District can get quite rowdy at night, as it hosts many of the most popular bars and nightclubs in the city. However, we do have another location on Park Avenue and 29th Street that offers the same amenities as our Meatpacking location, such as a rooftop pool, but without less crowded streets surrounding it. Perhaps this would be a better fit for you. We hope we will have the opportunity to host you again. If you would like to make a reservation in the future please contact our Community Manager at Digital@hotelgansevoort.com and refernece case #1-105. We look forward to having you back.

Thank you,

@HotelGansevoort
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Address: 18 9th Avenue, at 13th Street, New York City, NY 10014 (Formerly Hotel Gansevoort)
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , West Village
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#34 Spa Hotel in New York City
#115 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#134 Business Hotel in New York City
#205 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#243 Family Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC Hotel, with breathtaking 360 degree panoramic views of New York City and sunsets over the Hudson River, is the first and only luxury, full service resort in Manhattan’s vibrant Meatpacking District. Gansevoort Meatpacking offers a chic retreat from the urban metropolis that redefines the world of luxury accommodations. ... more   less 
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