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Address: 59 W 44th St, New York, New York City, NY 10036-6638
Phone Number: +1 212-840-6800
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Historic, Clean & Impeccably Clean

Used of Marriott Points, for our stay 45,000 points which is pretty much what other Marriotts in NYC charge. The Hotel is Historic, and made for some interesting conversation. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Orlando, Florida
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Quiet, cozy, comfortable hotel, with very courteous staff -- all very welcoming. Room was nicely appointed, even if on the small size. Excellent location, with lots of great restaurants, theaters, attractions an easy walk. The only drawback with a legacy hotel such as this, is that the elevators are small, slow, and too few, so when one of the two... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel for work a ton and have been to a lot of places...including hotels in NYC. The service I received from the staff at The Algonquin -- in particular a HUGE shout out to Edwin at the front desk -- was bar none exceptional. From storing our bags since we arrived mega early, to giving me a little more... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second stay here, and liked it even more the second time. Love the size and ambiance of this place. has a very cozy and warm feel. Lobby is well appointed and comfortable, old style elegance. Service was excellent with special mention of Jennie for all her help during stay, dedicated and pleasant service. This hotel is so... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used of Marriott Points, for our stay 45,000 points which is pretty much what other Marriotts in NYC charge. The Hotel is Historic, and made for some interesting conversation. The Bellman, Front Desk, House keeping, and Servers were all very friendly Our room was very clean, well stocked, and well maintained. Our bathroom was almost as big as our hotel... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very old hotel in the middle of everything. It has everything except for the room sizes, small beyond ridiculous! I wouldn't call it a Luxury Hotel but again I don't set the categories. But the location of it could not be any better even if you try to pick one. Clean. Modestish. Reliable. Excellent service but for the money it... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ThIs is an old hotel that has been recently renovated. The rooms are small but very nicely presented although the bathrooms are tiny. The old elevators make for interesting conversations but they work! The rooms are quiet too and the location is great. Above all, the staff are very friendly and also efficient and helpful. Recommend this hotel highly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're fortunate, Matilda the cat may welcome you to the hotel. When not perched on the reception desk, she can be seen napping on her tree perch and can be viewed through a window on the sidewalk outside. We found the "talking" staff to be helpful and courteous. I cannot speak for other rooms, but our suite was generous... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a fabulous place to stay in the Big Apple. Refurbished and vibrant, but loaded with history. Parodies and signed portraits by famous writers abound, and the bar is simply a place in which to enjoy it all.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We love the Algonquin. We are still here, staying until Wednesday (9/28/16). The literary history, the small yet special feel, the amazing staff and the wonderful corner suites are all draws. My only gripe is that last night was our anniversary. We went to a nice dinner and a show, then back to the lobby here, which doubles as a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is our first time visiting this hotel. This hotel's bar has a long history, dating back to the civil war time's... As for the hotel itself our room is small but comfortable, clean and any/all the staff we've encountered have been pleasant and courteous. Not as fancy as the other Marriott "autograph collection" but still nice. Continental breakfast for... More 

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