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19 West 31st Street ​Off Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10001-4402 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews life magazine filtered water huge tv midtown area great central location stayed for nights would stay again empire state herald square boutique hotel new york small hotel penn station bed was very comfortable times square koreatown gym
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Reviewed yesterday

We were three sisters and our mum travelling to New York for 14 days. We had rooms 811 and 1001. Life Hotel was the perfect location for us - close to subway stations, Broadway, 5th and 6th Avenues, only 10mins walk to Times Square or...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Barely any rooom in our room. Very difficult finding space for the suitcase. But the worst was the absence of windows both in the bedroom and the bathroom, we had to guess at the weather every day! When I cmplained to the woman at the...More

Thank cypora29
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Life Hotel- loved the style, good service and close to everything as you’re midtown to everything! Cute restaurant and bar below- only thing is there isn’t a separate entrance to hotel bit so anyone could acess floors or roomsMore

Thank Seaside555164
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded 3 days ago

From style to service, it's wonderful to hear we met your needs at Life Hotel. We also appreciate the suggestion about a separate entrance and will keep it in mind for future improvements. Join us again the next time you travel to NYC! James, General...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok so you’re not getting the works here when it comes to this hotel. Location is perfect in midtown right by Penn Station. The room is small, basically walk in bed small closet, don’t expect to fit huge suitcase anywhere. Bathroom is decent size. Decor...More

Thank Lauren P
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Lauren, Thank you for paying us a visit! It pleases us to see that you enjoyed our convenient location and welcoming decor. Our apologies about the concerns you mentioned, we take all remarks very seriously and will pass your comments along to the appropriate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the boutique feel of the hotel. Very comfortable bed, good bathroom. Location is excellent for walking to many areas. Did eat in the restaurant I would recommend it. AC is very noisy but this drowns out the street noise so was fine. Only reason...More

Thank 984Lou93
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lou, It was a delight to have you with us at Life Hotel. We love being here in the center of the action, and we're excited you took full advantage! Our unique accommodations are the perfect home base for adventure. We are sorry to...More

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Located just steps away from 5th Avenue in the heart of Midtown & the vibrant NoMad neighborhood. We’re just minutes away from Penn Station, & by train from the United Nations, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, More museums & shopping. Life Hotel,once the headquarters of the iconic LIFE Magazine where celebrated artists both lived & produced the publication – blurs the lines between work & play. Our 98-room hotel has been restored to its former glory with the additions of the restaurant HENRY at Life Hotel, lobby bar & basement speakeasy, Gibson + Luce, by veteran restauranteur Stephen Hanson & NYC Chef Michael Vignola. Inside the newly renovated guest rooms, ranging from Classic Queen to multi room Suites, features & services include: complimentary Wi-Fi, HD TV's, all-natural LATHER bath products, a 24/7 gym & a pet-friendly policy, a stay at Life Hotel is easy. Need a restaurant reservation? Forgot your toothbrush? Our awesome, friendly staff is only a text message or call away. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
98
Price range
$185 - $566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Herald Square
,
Herald Square Hotel New York
Location
United States > New York > New York City > Midtown / Manhattan
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
98
Price range
$185 - $566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Herald Square
,
Herald Square Hotel New York
Location
United States > New York > New York City > Midtown / Manhattan
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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
...More
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Eugene W
October 5, 2018|
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Response from rocket917 | Reviewed this property |
We were able to open (with some physical strength) the bathroom window, yet didn't even try to open the main bedroom window since the weight of the smaller bathroom window was difficult enough. I imagine it would definitely... More
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September 23, 2018|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
My room also had a standard tub/shower combination.
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Mandii S
August 9, 2018|
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Response from rickydurrance | Reviewed this property |
Free water, tea and coffee from water stations located on a few different floors. also, a computer and printer are availble for printing boarding passes etc if needs be.
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"Just don’t."
cypora29
yesterday
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"7th floor room was great. No noise at all from other rooms."
984Lou93
1 week ago
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"Did not have a choice- last room"
739juneg
3 weeks ago
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"Rooms near the elevator or on the street side can be noisy."
FritzTheWestie
3 weeks ago
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