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    The Watson Hotel

    440 West 57th Street, New York City, NY 10019-3013
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    • Excellent14%
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    • Average27%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We originally booked our stay at the holiday inn. This was taken over by the Watson a few month before our stay. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel though showed little investment since the takeover. The rooms, whilst generous in space, have...More

    Thank Anthony D
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I had read a lot of the reviews and if you disregard the over the top "best hotel in New York" and the extreme "worst hotel in New York" ones the reviews are pretty much on the button. Compared to other hotels we looked at...More

    Thank Ricky P
    Reviewed yesterday

    Standards of acceptability vary (naturally) between all nations! So I though I must let my fellow Brits know about this great hotel which ticks most of the boxes. Yes the bathroom is dated but to be honest I was only aware of this having read...More

    Thank SouthEnglandGazania
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We booked this hotel on a recommendation and was told that it was a little dated but in a great area, close to the subway etc. We then read some of the reviews on here and were slightly worried having read them but went with...More

    Thank MissRumble
    Response from VanessaWatsonHotel, Front Office Manager at The Watson HotelResponded yesterday

    Hello MissRumble, Thank you so much for your kind and honest words. I am so happy that you did not let some of the negative reviews sway you from giving us a chance. We do try our hardest to please everyone but that is impossible...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The only highlight of this hotel was its roof top pool and even that had silly opening hours (no early morning and closed in the evening so couldn't swim around work hours). Internet was incredibly slow (slower than dial up) so couldn't get any work...More

    Thank Sara M
    Response from VanessaWatsonHotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Watson HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Sara M, We appreciate the honest feedback and would like to apologize for any issues that occurred during your stay. We have been working hard to improve the internet connection which usually is very fast. We hope to have a second opportunity to show you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
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    • $137 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 597
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    • Midtown / Hell's Kitchen / Manhattan
    • Also Known As
    • Holiday Inn Midtown New York ,
    • Holiday Inn New York City ,
    • Holiday Inn Nyc ,
    • Holiday Inn Times Square ,
    • Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street ,
    • Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan ,
    • New York City Holiday Inn ,
    • Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
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    wpjoie
    August 3, 2017|
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    Response from VanessaV57 | Property representative |
    Hi Joie, We do not have our own Shuttle service but you can book a shuttle service to our hotel by visiting the world wide web at continentalguestservicescom Kind regards, Vanessa
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    jennifer r
    August 2, 2017|
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    Response from VanessaV57 | Property representative |
    Hello Jennifer, Our pool is open from 10am - 7:30 pm daily, weather permitting. On very rare occasion the pool will be open until 11pm for private events such as 4th of July and client appreciation party. Kind... More
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    sarahhoulette
    August 1, 2017|
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    Response from VanessaV57 | Property representative |
    Hello Sarahhoul, "Karen M" 's reply is correct. Our pool is complimentary to our registered guest only. Any outside visitors will be charged $100 per person. This is a way of discouraging outside visitors. Our hotel has 600... More
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    "Corner rooms not necessarily quieter but very nice! I recommend them."
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    "No room is upgraded. Mechanical and electrical issues all over this property."
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    "Top floor away from elevator."
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    "Do not pick a handicapped room."
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