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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 #181 of 455 Hotels in New York City
Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I stayed here on business in one of the suites. The hotel could not have done more to help when guests, clients and interviewees arrived.
The hotel is 'alive' - the bars are cool and the roof top bar has a great music scene.
The modern and regenerated feel of the area lends itself to the style of the hotel. I can't fault it. Location is perfect for exploring the district with all the main bars and restaurants in easy walking distance...yes even in NYC.

Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Hotel_Gansevoort, Community Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear,

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, as well as for thoroughly enjoying your stay with us. It seems like you were able to enjoy yourself despite the fact that you were on a business trip, which is always a goal of ours. We look forward to welcoming your team and clients back in the future. Perhaps we will even have the chance to host you during a leisure trip. If you would like to make a future reservation, please do not hesitate to contact our Community Manager at Digital@HotelGansevoort.com. We can’t wait to have you back.

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@HotelGansevoort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

So I actually never stayed at this hotel but I always go to the Rooftop Lounge. This place is just amazing the music is always good, drinks are good and strong never weak. This place always has the best crowd, I even came one time on Gay night didn't know it was Gay night and I had the best time. I can't even say how many times I've been here because I go that much. It's just beautiful in the summer time especially in the day time you can see all of Meatpacking which is pretty sweet. There is nothing more that I can say amazing amazing drinks, food, fun music and an awesome crowd. I usually go with my boyfriend but it's for all types of people.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hotel_Gansevoort, Community Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear 8185,

Thank you for reviewing our hotel as a rooftop regular. It’s wonderful that you and your boyfriend enjoy a night out and a day in the sun on our roof. We look forward to having you back, and hope you will stay with us some time. We would love for you to have the opportunity to review our rooms. If you need help making a reservation, please contact our Community Manager at Digital@HotelGansevoort.com.

Thanks again,

@HotelGansevoort
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

What happened New York? When did you get so nice? Or is it just the Hotel Gansevoort and their incredible staff? Our tremendous experience all started several months ago when fourteen of us decided to invade New York City to properly observe the official passing of what youth I had left for my 50th BIrthday. Megan in reservations was quick to please by kindly offering a very attractive room rate for the seven rooms we booked. She was very expedient with e-mail confirmations and a follow up call. Shortly before our trip, my partner of eleven years decided that it would be a fitting birthday gift if we tied the knot while in the city with our closest friends. Nothing fancy just exchanging of vows. I called the Gansevoort to inquire about venues in the hotel for a very informal ceremony. Once again, they amazed us. Jenny at the front desk was extremely nice and suggested we think about the roof top loft. She helped us by suggesting the right time of day to avoid the crowds at the adjacent Plunge Roof Top Bar and by coordinating with the hotel and Plunge staff.

When we arrived at The Gansevoort, Jenny was there to greet us. Not only did she upgrade my partner and me to a wonderful room, but all of our friends as well. The hotel staff was attentive throughout our four day stay. Joel and his staff at Plunge and the Roof Top Loft went above and beyond the call of duty to make our vow exchange very memorable.

If the incredible staff were not enough, The Gansevoort has some of the largest rooms in NYC. They are funky and fun, and full of little extras, like the house made CD that is playing in your room when you arrive. Also, the hotel location cannot be beat. The Meatpacking district is one crazy area. You can walk to many of the hottest restaurants (Spice Market, Abe & Arthur's, Buddakan, Crispo, Pastis) and the Chelsea Market is one black away.

Watch out Hotel Gansevoort, you might just give New York City a nice reputation!!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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, Community Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear Scott W,

First of all - congratulations to you and your partner! We are honored that the two of you decided to tie the knot on our roof. It sounds like your experience was nothing short of a good time. Our rooftop overlooking the Hudson River, and New York City’s Meatpacking District must have created some exceptional images for that special moment. We'd love for you to share any photos you have with us. Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel, as well as name those individuals employees that made your stay extra special. We hope that you will return to celebrate many more birthdays and anniversaries. If you should need a reservation please do not hesitate to contact our Community Manager at Digital@HotelGansevoort.com. We look forward to welcoming you both back.

Regards,

@HotelGansevoort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Hotel Gansevoort is a modern hotel in the meatpacking district - a convenient walk, metro, or taxi to just about anywere in NYC. The staff are amazingly courteous, helpful and attentive. The room was beautiful, with an excellent bed and great bathroom. It seems that every time I left the room, when I returned, someone had been there to change towels, set the lighting, or clean up. My only complaint is the older CD player system on which only one speaker worked. Oh, and the bedside clock has a older plug-in for an iPod that doesn't work with an iPhone.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 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, Community Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear DCRickH,

We are elated that you enjoyed your stay with us. It seems like you relished the Meatpacking District with all of its charming elements. We do apologize that the CD player in your room was malfunctioning. If by chance you could email us, we would love to know which room you stayed in - this would help us to fix the issue you encountered. Please contact our Community Manager at Digital@HotelGansevoort.com. We appreciate any feedback our guests have to offer, as it assists us in continual excellence in service. Thank you for choosing us as your New York City host.


Looking forward to your return.

Best,

@HotelGansevoort
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

After one year me and my wife returned for our wedding anniversary to NY and stayed again in the meatpacking district.
We changed hotel and choose the Gansevoort. The hotel is in the heart of meatpacking, it is quite expensive and especially during Friday and Saturday it seems to be in a night club with a lot of noise and people dancing everywhere.
Being an hotel guest allows you to avoid the bouncers and enter the clubs that are in the hotel, that as I said before during the WE are packed.

Breakfast is good although a bit pricey. Rooms are not too big but they a have a nice view On top beside the club there is also a pool with a stunning view.
Bathroom is quite small but you have all the amenities you might need.

One suggestion try to avoid to take goods from the minibar as they are really overpriced

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hotel_Gansevoort, Community Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear dottorsocrates,

Thank you for staying with us while celebrating your one year anniversary with your wife. We are ecstatic that you decided to give our hotel a try and hope the noise did not disturb you and your wife too much during your stay. The Meatpacking District in general is quite the nightlife hub - in turn creating a tad bit of noise on the weekends. If the noise was too much, we encourage you and your wife to test out our Park Avenue location. It has the same unique amenities, and gorgeous rooftop views, but the neighborhood is just a little laid back. Of course, if Meatpacking is your scene, then we hope to host you again in the future. If you would like to make a reservation you can feel free to contact our Community Manager at Digital@HotelGansevoot.com. We hope to see you soon.

Best,

@HotelGansevoort
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I travel to NY every other week on business, and will only stay at the Gansevoort from now on. The rooms are comfortable, the location is impossible to top (abdndant nightlife, restaurants, etc), but the best thing about the Gansevoort is the staff. They are all so knowledgeable, friendly and professional. I've had two seperate instances where they've moved mountains to help me track down lost property, and rearrange travel plans. To an individual, this is the most courteous and wonderful staff i've seen in a hotel anywhere.

  • Stayed January 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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Hotel_Gansevoort, Community Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear Jed D,

Thank you for all of the wonderful compliments. Traveling so often can be rough on any individual. Our goal is to make those trips as easy as possible. It is wonderful that you enjoy our hotel and exceptional staff, and look forward to welcoming you back again and again. If you need help with any reservations please do not hesitate to contact our Community Manager at Digital@Hotelgansevoort.com. We hope to see you soon.

Regards,

@Hotelgansevoort
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stayed here from Boxing Day to New Years day, and found this hotel through booking.com it was coming in as the 2nd cheapest on that day. We found the location good & located fairly close to the tube with easy access to all tourist destinations. Also had some good shops in & around the hotel. I would definately stay here again if it was reasonably priced.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 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, Community Manager at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear Griffin3105,

Thank you for stumbling upon our hotel, and choosing to stay with us. It seems like you were really able to enjoy the convenience of our location, as well as the shopping that the Meatpacking District has to offer. Did you have a chance to walk the Highline? If not, this is definitely another excuse to come back to our enamoring neighborhood and take a stroll through its park located above ground. When you decide to visit us again, please feel free to contact our Community Manager at Digital@HotelGansevoort.com for help with reservations and accommodations. We look forward to your return.

Best,

@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
#100 Business Hotel in New York City
#111 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#206 Family Hotel in New York City
#212 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC 4.5*
Number of rooms: 187
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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