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Algonquin Hotel

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Address: 59 W. 44th St., New York, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212/840-6800
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Historic hotel within walking distance to Times Square and Theater District

Great location and a beautiful historical building. Hotel staff were friendly and helpful, especially the bellmen. The guests- not so much. We encountered only unfriendly and rude... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jenitang
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Traverse City

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Ashburn, Virginia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel staff was amazing. This was a trip for our anniversary. Upon arrival we were taken to a suite instead of the standard room we were expecting. Dinner was great you have to try the Crab Lasagna. The history and nostalgia are very interesting.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Algonquin first opened its doors around 1902 and served as NYC headquarters for many of the leading lights of literature, theatre, finance and politics for many years. My husband and I stayed there for five nights recently while we were in town for some R & R. The hotel was purchased by Marriott some time back and they have... More 

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Traverse City
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and a beautiful historical building. Hotel staff were friendly and helpful, especially the bellmen. The guests- not so much. We encountered only unfriendly and rude guests, but we enjoyed our stay nonetheless. Hotel has been updated. Bed and bedding were very comfortable. Small bathroom, but had everything we needed and good linens. We stayed in a corner room... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Have been in love with the idea of staying in the Algonquin for many years. I booked it as a special treat for my husband's 50th birthday. We stayed in October 2015 and I have been delaying my review due to a small issue we had with the hotel. We were delighted with the location, history and style of the... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We stayed here while visiting for a show at the Town Hall. It was perfectly located. The room was nicely appointed and very comfortable. The staff were attentive, and the concierge recommended a great restaurant for our post theatre dinner. She also arranged our airport transportation which worked out perfectly. The lobby bar was very comfortable and we enjoyed the... More 

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Thank MumsyJes
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Really historical hotel - bit of a rare gem - great location and very clean. Not rated as excellent due to size of room and bathroom which were very small but typical for central Manhattan

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Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

We were staying a few doors away @ the NYYC and decided to have a cocktail here. We love the old world atmosphere of the Algonquin. The blue bar is just amazing and the bartenders are great and so friendly. Not something you always expect in a busy city like NY. It's a little $$$ like most of the city,... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We love this location and when we couldn't get into the Iroquois Hotel we stayed here. The rates are a bit higher but the hotel itself is quite luxurious. You feel like you are part of history staying here and the staff were very attentive

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I have stayed here many times since 1968 on various visits to New York and in that time the hotel has had many different owners. The building has recently been landmarked, The changes made by Marriott are not all good. The new cheap crystal lighting is not as attractive as the traditional old wall sconces - of which only a... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We were a party of four, one couple and my sister and I staying at the Algonquin, lured by its fantasy. Not disappointed for one second! Our initial room was a little small (two sisters sharing) but we were moved so we could use a roll away bed. The decor was elegant, the service friendly and extremely professional. We especially... More 

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