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Hotel Stanford

43 W 32nd Street, New York City, NY 10001-3805
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#356 of 513 hotels in New York City
Hotel Stanford NYC is a boutique urban retreat offering 124 cozy rooms and suites. Each one is beautifully equipped to meet the needs of Manhattan business and leisure travelers with plush, premium bedding, Bath & Body Works amenities and 42-inch plasma televisions with cable channels. Designed with the idea that today’s guest seeks out authentic connections to the cities they visit, Hotel Stanford offers warm, friendly pied-à-terre moments from New York City’s most famous attractions, restaurants and shopping, including the Empire State Building, Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, the Theatre and Garment Districts and Times Square.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean


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8pairs wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia716 contributions202 helpful votes
The location of this hotel is fabulous, particularly if you plan on arriving and departing from Penn Station as it is just one and a bit blocks from the 7th Avenue exit, in Koreatown. It puts you within walking distance of the Empire State building, Times Square, Macy's. It isn't even that far to walk to the Rockefeller Centre (about 16 blocks), which we did one night, to enjoy the Christmas lights and see the huge tree. We had a junior suite with two double beds. It was clean, the beds comfy and the room was larger than expected. Although it had a sofa, it had seen better days and was not at all comfortable. Good shower and bathroom facilities and fairly quiet (there was minor noise from the hallway). The lift was pretty slow and in demand, resulting in us frequently taking the stairs. On our arrival, we were early for check in and they suggested we sit in the bar/breakfast room and have a free coffee whilst we waited which was nice (however, as this room is multipurpose, you can only use it as such depending on the time of day). It sounds petty to say that the 'continental' breakfast is awful. It's not bad but it lacks imagination and effort. Half a sandwich (you don't actually know what's in it), yoghurt, a mini croissant and an apple or banana, every day, no variation. Okay for one day but quickly became mind numbingly boring. The hotel does provide luggage storage which we used as we had a late flight. It wasn't the cheapest hotel and despite the good location and everything being quite acceptable, I would probably try another hotel next time.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Sunshine13985608941 wrote a review Mar 2020
45 contributions35 helpful votes
The best feature of this hotel for us was its location. It’s close to some great restaurants and shopping, and is within walking distance from the Madison Square Garden. The worst feature of the hotel was the uncomfortable mattress. The room was not bad, but the carpet was not clean. I wouldn’t say filthy, but it could have used a god cleaning or shampooing. We couldn’t rest well due to the very uncomfortable mattress. Stayed two night and will not be going back.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Janet wrote a review Feb 2020
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom6 contributions9 helpful votes
Great location, one block from Empire State Building, Macys, Time Square and 10/15 minutes walk to Central Park. Subway nearby also. Reasonable priced buffet breakfast offered. Room was on 11th floor, clean and fair size, however they do need an update. Very tired looking. Our window looked on to blank wall but wonder if a front room on to main street would have been noisy.
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Date of stay: February 2020
1 Helpful vote
Marsha L wrote a review Feb 2020
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States55 contributions25 helpful votes
Hotel Stanford is a reasonably priced hotel that is very close to Penn station which makes it extremely convenient. Although the check in was a bit slow, the room, albeit small, was clean and had everything I needed for my visit. Don’t count too much on the breakfast because it was just a croissant and a yogurt, plus there wasn’t any place to sit down so I had to go elsewhere for breakfast..The hotel is in the middle of Koreatown so if you like Korean food you have lots of choices nearby.
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Date of stay: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
Stevecarr1975 wrote a review Feb 2020
28 contributions45 helpful votes
The hotel room which we had on the 6th floor was very hot. We notified reception about it three times ,but they seemed unable to adjust it. As a result we could not sleep properly in the night with my children and wife , up in the early hours. We did open the window, but did not want to leave open all night as it was below freezing. In the last couple days of our stay our window was open so much that when we returned in the evening it was freezing and became boiling by the middle of the night as we closed the window on our arrival in the evening. Finally manager did give us a complimentary bottle of wine to say sorry and did agree to move our room on our last full day. Unfortunately that was too late. Wish they would have suggested it in the beginning of the six day stay. The junior Suite room was fine in size, the beds were comfortable , though a bit too small to share for two people, and there was a fridge and flat screen TV. Sofa looked like it had better days and the furniture was was quite worn.The bathroom had a nice shower and plenty of hot water., though ceiling was a bit mouldy.The room was cleaned well every day. The bathroom door however could use a lock on it. The hotel gave a complimentary breakfast on the ground floor, this was very basic and included coffee which was very weak, tea, orange juice, fruit and plain croissants. The coffee was not very nice and there was very limited room to sit., 10-12 people at the time. Considering there are 12 floors in the hotel with around 20 rooms per floor,it does seem complimentary breakfast offer is just a gimmick to lure people in. The staff in this breakfast room did not make you feel welcome as they kept on looking over. On our last day they cleared away the drinks and croissants before notifying us. On website hotel advertised free Mr Snood coffee, but when I asked about it,the person who attended to breakfast quite rudely pointed out the dishwasher coffee is the only one for us. The hotel did a premium breakfast on the first floor which cost $5 per morning. It consisted of sausage, bacon , scrambled eggs, croissants, biscuits, coffee and juice. It was nice and the coffee was much better. I do feel that this should have been the complimentary breakfast. It was advertised on the website that if one stays three nights or more the premium breakfast was for free. The manager said this did not apply to us as we had got the accommodation at a good rate. In our mind we paid quite a lot off money for 6 day stay. I don’t feel that we should have been discriminated considering sleepless nights we’ve experienced anyway. The hotel had a Japanese restaurant next to it, it was ok, but the service was lacking. The hotel location on 32 street was good with an easy walk to Time Square, Empire State, Grand Central an Central Park. We would not stay in this hotel again. We could not sleep as temperature in the room was not adjustable. Don’t book it unless you can cope with either extreme hot rooms or cold after window opening and noise coming in. Don’t get influenced by free breakfast, you most likely won’t even have space to have it,never mind enjoy it. On our arrival receptionist took our credit card number for eventualities and $90 were taken out of the account straight away though she advised us nothing will be taken out. Staying in this hotel spoiled our first trip to New York and free bottle of wine really does not make up for it.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Hotel Stanford, General Manager at Hotel Stanford
Responded Mar 8, 2020
Thank you for sharing your comments and staying with us at Stanford Hotel. Please accept our apologies for all of the issues you experienced with us. You are right to expect much better from us. We will use your comments as our training tools to provide better services in the future. We are also very unhappy to hear about the way we have handled the problems you faced. We will relay all of your concerns to our management team for actions to be taken. We strive for quality so it is unfortunate that our amenities did not meet your expectations. We regret that the breakfast situation and the central air condition situation were less than ideal. We are very disappointed that your stay was not a pleasant as it can be. We thank you again for your constructive criticism, and we hope you will give us another chance to provide you with the true Hotel Stanford experience you deserve from us.
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United StatesNew YorkNew York CityTenderloin / Koreatown / Manhattan / Midtown
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Stanford
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Stanford?
Nearby attractions include Manhattan Skyline (0.10 miles), Empire State Building (0.10 miles), and The Magician at the NoMad Hotel (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Stanford?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Stanford?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Stanford?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Stanford?
Conveniently located restaurants include Royal 35 Steakhouse, Izakaya MEW, and The NoMad Bar.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Stanford?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Stanford?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (2.9 miles), World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (2.9 miles), and Hamilton Park (2.2 miles).