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HGU New York

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel 1 night while visiting friends with the sole purpose of having a great night sleep. The hotel is really nice, boutique-style, very welcoming and truly very nicely decorated. The staff was very helpful throughout my stay. However, careful about what you're looking for and the room itself: the room i got (room 210) was very...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful hotel would not hesitate to stay here again. Wonderful staff who were very helpful with any queries we had. Excellent location next to The Empire State Building (even had a view of it from our hotel window!) Subway station metres away from the hotel door. Also nearby and in walking distance is Grand Central Terminal, The Chrysler...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location to visit Manhattan, everything is close by. We went to a Musical in Brodway in the evening, it was just few minutes away by taxi. Very nice staff. The room was a bit small and we slept all 3 (with our daughter) in a large bed, as there was no place to add a child bed. Breakfast was...

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear MurielB629, Thank you so much for writing a review with us. We are so happy to hear that our location was convenient for your trip and that our staff was friendly. We apologize that you felt the breakfast was a little overpriced. We are currently redoing our continental breakfast and we will take your comments in consideration. Once again,...

Barranquilla, Colombia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beds were comfortable, room was clean and it looks as though they just refurbished the hotel. Location was great. The King Standard room I got was small. Floor hallways are also small. Staff is friendly but a bit clueless at times. I checked in and wanted to pay for my entire stay at check-in. They said I could pay at...

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear Juxie27, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. As a new hotel we truly appreciate all the feedback we can get. It looks as though we missed a few marks during your stay. We are truly sorry about the issues you encountered with paying for your stay and the breakfast....

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easter Sunday walking around after Mass and sight-seeing looking for a good quick bite to eat. Happened upon the HGU Hotel and inquired as to whether they had a restaurant. A very nice, friendly gentlemen welcomed us into their small cafe'. Service was great, lunch wonderful-we both had the grilled chicken club with avocado, bacon and a sirracha mayo on...

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear Donna S, Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write a review for us. Even though you were not a guest of our hotel we are so happy that our property was able to provide you with some hospitality. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your lunch with us. We hope...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect, clean room. High end finishes. Comfortable bed and quality linen. Enough space to move about. High end finishings. Beautiful bathroom. Only minor negative, closet space was somewhat tight for 2 people. Perfect location, steps from the Empire State Building. Mid-point between uptown and downtown. Very friendly staff.

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear X5497JEmichelp, Thank you so much for the great review! It is so great to hear that you were able to take advantage of all HGU New York has to offer. We hope this positive review means that we will be seeing you again soon! Best, Sarah

Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 3 night nights this last week and came away very impressed. Tucked away on East 32nd street, the HGU offers a Soho house like vibe and experience for a very reasonable rate. The lobby/ground floor, with its bar, eating area and lounge is well laid out, beautifully appointed and very contemporary yet also very comfortable. Of particular note...

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear Loren G, WOW, thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write such an extensive review about your stay with us. As a new hotel we truly appreciate all the feedback we can get. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the ambiance of our lounge and our rooms. It is also...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my most comfortable stay in New York. Thank you to everyone. The hotel is central and you can reach out there nearly everything. It is between Madision Ave and Park Ave and you get really fast to the 5th Ave. I enjoyed it. It is all clean and very friendly.

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear PeterrO2918MR, No, THANK YOU for choosing HGU New York for your trip to NYC and for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is so great to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay here with us. We are so glad that you found the hotel centrally located and clean. We hope you think of...

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for just one night with two friends. It's a quiet, cozy hotel with a nice atmosphere. Loved the design of it! The staff was very helpful with preparing a surprise for my friend who turned 30. Spotless clean, very good location.

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear Kar0linacz, Thank you so much for the review. We are so thrilled to hear that you had a great time with us here at HGU New York. We are especially happy that we were able to make your friends 30th Birthday special. Please think of us for your next special occasion. Best, Sarah

Turkey
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

The hotel is very well located. Just in front of subway station. 30 m to line 6 Delicious breakfast Brandnew rooms Great staff where you feel like youre at home You should definitely visit wednesday jazz performance

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Sarah K, Guest Relations Manager at HGU New York, responded to this review

Dear Selenrozales, Thank you so much for writing about your recent stay with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed our brand new rooms and our convenient location. In addition, we always love hearing about how our staff makes your guests feel at home. We hope to see you again soon! Best Wishes, Sarah

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The striking Beaux-Arts structure that is HGU New York has welcomed countless guests since 1905. Ornate plaster ceilings tell of legendary parties and infamous patrons of old, while 89 rooms and suites offer luxury and modern convenience. Restful sleep is paired perfectly with an intoxicating art collection throughout the rooms, corridors, and living spaces; each corner a destination of possible repose or reverie. Derived from the style coveted by the leisure and business set, HGU New York awakens all senses and consistently impresses. This is not Midtown; this is NoMad. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HGU New York

Address: 34 E 32nd St, New York City, NY 10016-5503 (Formerly Hotel Grand Union)
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown
Price Range: $234 - $485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — HGU New York 4*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Grand Union Hotel New York
Grand Union New York City
Hotel Style:
#159 Luxury Hotel in New York City
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Try and get a room on 42nd S - you will get a view of the Empire State Bld from the window”
Charles2988, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms on the alley if you sleep with the windows open.”
LLfromNYC, Mar 5, 2017 | Read review
“It's nice to have your morning coffee delivered. ”
Nabokov23, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“careful that they dont put you in a pokey room , request larger room when booking”
welshnfun, Jan 27, 2017 | Read review
“small but very nice rooms. Nice beds.”
595jacobk, Jan 19, 2017 | Read review
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