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136 West 55th Street Bet. 6th & 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019-5305
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#166 of 510 hotels in New York City
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In the heart of Midtown Manhattan Central Park West, steps way from Times Square and 5th Avenue Shops. A 4-Diamond Property, continuously voted as one of the top independent hotels by US News & World Report - 2014 - 2018.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Taxi service
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Classic
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Spanish

Location

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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
462Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
119Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Neighborhood
Midtown
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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Can’t begin to say enough good things about this hotel. Excellent location, great staff, quiet rooms, nice beds and pillows and rooms are a nice size. Will be our hotel whenever we return to NYC! This is a good location if you are going to the theatre district, Times Square , Central Park and Fifth Avenue.
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My wife and I stayed at the Blakely New York one recent Saturday evening. We booked a king bed room for the night. Check in and Check out was swift and easy. The room was a good size, clean, and had the bonus of a kitchenette with coffee, tea, microwave, real plates and silverware, and a mini fridge that was pre-stocked but had plenty of room for anything we wanted to store in it. They do need to add some charging ports for phones and tablets, but that's a minor point for us. The two downsides of our stay were some troubles with the elevators which kept skipping the main floor to pick up guests. Maybe they were on "maid service" so they bypassed us, but even after alerting the front desk they needed an engineer to act as elevator operator to get us up to our room which wasn't ideal considering the elevators couldn't really fit more then 4 adults comfortably. The other unforeseen annoyance was that our room faced south and at 7am the trucks started to pick up the trash and dumpsters at the Hilton. So no sleeping late for us. I will happily stay there again but know which side of the building to request.
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A great, small hotel for a reasonable price. It's near the park, subways and entertainment. The staff was helpful and we appreciated the continental breakfast and coffee that was included. I certainly would return for another trip.
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We had a great stay at the Blakely. It's location is excellent close to Central Park, Times Square and Theater District, and Rockefeller Center. Also 3 different subway stations within 5 min walk. Rooms are very comfortable. We had a King suite that included a separate living room with pull out sofa. Bathrooms are large and include a spacious walk in shower with rain showerhead. Breakfast is included and was quite good with many choices. Breakfast room gets quite crowded and it was hard to find a seat most days. It should be clarified that this is not a luxury hotel but has the feel of a good mid-range hotel. With that said, it was perfect for our needs and we will look forward to staying here again in the future.
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This hotel was recommended to us by friends who stayed there while visiting family in NYC. The hotel is well located, mns to Central Park, Broadway shows, the Metropolitan Museum, subway lines to mid-town, Hudsay Yards and the financial district. The hotel lobby has a warm, old world feeling. The rooms are standard size for NYC, comfortable and well appointed. We stayed on the 15th floor which was both quiet and had good light. The staff was friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely consider the Blakely during our next visit.
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PRICE RANGE
$193 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityMidtown West / Manhattan / Midtown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
118
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Blakely New York
Which popular attractions are close to The Blakely New York?
Nearby attractions include The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (0.2 miles), Big Apple Jazz Tours (0.2 miles), and Jersey Boys (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Blakely New York?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Blakely New York?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at The Blakely New York?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Blakely New York?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Blakely New York?
Conveniently located restaurants include Loi Estiatorio, The Modern, and Ora Di Pasta.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Blakely New York?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Blakely New York?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Blakely New York?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Russian.
Are there any historical sites close to The Blakely New York?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (4.0 miles), World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (4.0 miles), and Hamilton Park (2.0 miles).
Is The Blakely New York accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.