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“Location, Boutique Amenities, Comfortable” 5 of 5 stars
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The Algonquin Hotel Times Square, Autograph Collection
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   59 W 44th St, Between Fifth & Sixth Ave, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)   |  
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“Location, Boutique Amenities, Comfortable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I met another couple for a long weekend at the end of Jan. The location was great situated walking a couple of blocks from Times Square and just a short walk to Grand Central Station, Bryant Park, and plenty of great restaurants. For $199 we got comp cocktails and full breakfast, a cozy but fresh and functional room with a comfortable bed. The lobby is quaint and blends well with the restaurant and the connected Blue Bar. The staff was friendly and accommodating - they were sold out but managed to put us on the same floor with our friends. I had been considering the Iroquois located next door, and after strolling through their lobby, I'm sure the Algonquin was the right place for us. We've also stayed at Casa Blanca which is comparable with respect to accommodations. CB is 100' from Times Square, Algonquin is two blocks away, but with a better amenities and a shorter walk to Grand Central. Highly recommended.

Stayed January 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We stayed at the Algonquin for its excellent location in Midtown Manhatten. Its seems to be an equal location between Times Square and Grand Central Station. A perfect locaton for Broadway plays. We thoughly enjoyed our visit at this quaint comfortable hotel with some good amentities. Our room was very comfortable and the shower was great. Everyone from the desk clerk to the bellman was very friendly and helpful. We also received a very afforable rate for New York City. This historic hotel will grow on you with each additional stay.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

What a lovely gem in the middle of the hustle and bustle of NYC. Across the road from Times Square and close to many famous attractions. Room was a bit cramped but beautifully refurbished. probably more comfortable if there is only one of you, not 2!!
Good restaurant (the Roundtable) with lots of history attached which is quaint. Staff very helpful and friendly. Better value than the expensive hotels next door and round the corner.
Noisy aircon affected sleep.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at the Algonquin Hotel last fall. You can't beat the location near Times Square and certainly within walking distance of 30 Rock, NY Public Library, every major theater, etc. Perfect location for the NYC tourist. The hotel itself is nicely appointed and the rooms have a newly remodeled feel to them. We stayed in the Noel Coward Suite. I highly recommend you rent a suite as some of the individual rooms can be quite small. And you will notice that the price difference is minimal. You will be happy your chose the suite. While there, ask the staff to tell you about Mathilda (the house cat) and the historic Algonquin Round Table. The hotel is charming and has a wonderful ambiance. The staff members are accommodating and will do anything to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

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  • Stayed November 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Old world elegance and some of the most service oriented staff I have ever met. Rooms are nice and clean. Old boutique hotel that has a famous history. I can recommend this hotel to anyone. Great restaurant and feel.

  • Stayed December 2012, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

MLK weekend stay. Very lovely hotel. Really like the locattion - near the shopping of Fifth Ave and close walk to Times Square. Hotel entrance is on 44th so it is off beaten path and not as congested. Much more quiet than the craziness of Times Square. Stayed in 1010. Suite. Had a King bed which was very comfortable and had nice linens. Bathroom was large and had a walk in shower and separate tub. Very clean. There was a lovely little sitting room with a couch, chair, tv and table. Very nice as we had guests come visit before we went to dinner. Heard a few sirens overnight but that is to be expected. Renovation done very nicely and didnt compromise the old school ambiance. Great towels and amenities in bathroom. Staff was friendly, room wasnt ready at 1pm when we arrived, they held our bags until we checked in at 4pm after shopping on Fifth Ave. I think 4pm checkin is too late - but whatever. Coffee was downstairs and I would go and get a couple cups and bring up to room. I liked the lobby area and found it to charming and regal.There was a safe in closet that was helpful and the furniture was clearly new and very nice quality.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Classic NYC hotel with ambiance and style. Great location to theater district, times square and restuarants. Rooms are on the smaller side but they have style, charm and warmth of a boutique hotel or a hotel of days gone buy. Excellent lobby atmosphere and bar. Staff is very friendly and helpful and dont miss seeing Matilda. This was my second stay at this property and I expect it wont be my last. I will say I am a Marriott Platinum Elite and I was treated as well or better at this property than anyother NY city hotels. The NY Marquis has the flash and the hustle and bustly and the Algonquin has the class, atmosphere and ellegance.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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
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Address: 59 W 44th St, Between Fifth & Sixth Ave, New York City, NY 10036
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#35 Green Hotel in New York City
#92 Family Hotel in New York City
#94 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#128 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#143 Business Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Algonquin Hotel Times Square, Autograph Collection 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The ultimate in civilized Manhattan accommodations, the Algonquin was the site of the legendary Round Table literary gatherings. ... more   less 
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