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Bratislava, Slovakia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel with an amazing location. It's my favorite hotel in New York. In addition to stunning location just outside the center, the hotel has a terrace with a spectacular view of Central Park and the Upper East Side. The sunsets were incredible.

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Thank Lulluska
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good Day Lulluska and thank you so much for sending us your comments on your recent stay with us. We really do appreciate the feedback as we love to share our guest feedback with our hotel team as this is very important to all of here at the hotel. We were very happy to see that you love our hotel... More 

Perth, Australia
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as price seemed reasonable and we didn't know anything about New York. The hotel is on Madison Ave, mid town, so it is quite a distance from the affordable shopping districts, such as Times Square. There are many designer stores around the hotel and eating around the hotel can be a little pricey, but if you go towards... More 

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Thank LinG66
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good Day and thank you for your comments from your recent stay with us. We do appreciate the feedback so we can share them with our hotel team and continue to improve our services to our guests. We were glad to hear that the hotel was comfortable. We were very sorry that during the time you were here was a... More 

ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in a Carnegie suite 710, expected a street view instead of not attractive inside - other room view. Having said that, we did not spend very much time in the room. Loved the location. Yes old hotel, but attractive with some upgrades. Coffee lounge very nice and welcomed. Bed was comfortable, based on how well we slept.... More 

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Thank tfwood
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Hello Tfwood and thank you for your comments related to your recent stay with us at our hotel. We were glad you were able to provide us feedback from you stay so we can share them with our hotel team and continue to work on improving our services for our guests. We were very happy to hear that you enjoyed... More 

New York
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the neighborhood this hotel is located in. Away from the touristy areas of Manhattan. Hotel staff is extremely friendly! The hotel is in an older building, which gives it lots of character, while still being comfortable and clean as they have definitely updated the rooms and bathrooms. We will certainly stay here again!

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Thank KristinS87
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Hello Kristin and thank you so very much for your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We were very happy to read and share your comments with our hotel as they do look forward to reading our guests comments and when warranted, improve our services to our guests. It was nice to see that you enjoyed our neighborhood and... More 

Naples, Florida
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this hotel from the reviews, and are so glad I did! So convenient, nice neighborhood feel (not touristy), very clean, friendly staff. And the rooftop was completely amazing! Plenty of seating up there and tables for delivery food or just a bottle of wine. Definitely a thumbs up!

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Thank Ruth S
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good Day Ruth and thank you so much for your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We very much appreciate the feedback so we can share with our hotel team and we are always looking for ways to improve our services. We were so happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us here and felt our team... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the hotel is a small European hotel with small rooms. the bathrooms are updated and the hotel is very clean. front desk workers were very friendly- there is a restaurant next door which is very good but pricey.

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Thank Lelahouston
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good day and thank you for your comments on your recent stay with us. We very much appreciate the feedback so we can improve our services and share your comments with our hotel team. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and enjoyed the accommodations and one of our two restaurants in the hotel. Thank you also for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights in room 408, it wasn't the biggest room but it is a very old building and it was certainly adequate for the price I paid. The shower was a wet room which was very nice. No view out of the window, just across to other rooms a few feet away which was a little disconcerting but again... More 

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Thank Simon B
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good Day Simon and thank you so very much for your feedback from your recent stay with us. We really so appreciate the comments as we do share them with our hotel team and also we are always working on improving our services from what you tell us. We were very happy to see that you enjoyed your time here... More 

Calgary
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the complete chaos of NYC, the staff at Hotel Wales welcomed my adult daughter for a month long stay! An intimate Boutique Hotel, with the comforts of home, in a lovely neighbourhood, on Museum Mile, a block from Central Park. What more could you ask for? A special thanks to all the staff who were so helpful and accommodating:... More 

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Thank Decourvirlemonde
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good Day Decourvirlemonde, Thank you so much for the great comments as we really enjoy reading the feedback from our guests. We do share your comments with our whole team as they really enjoy hearing what our guests have to say. We were very happy to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and neighborhood which is important to us. We... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We stayed here for a week. It is in a quiet neighbourhood opposite Central Park. There are plenty of deli's, diners and cafes nearby for breakfast. We often bought a selection of delicious pastries and had them with coffee on the roof top terrace. The hotel is old fashioned and the rooms reflect that. But I think the pricing structure... More 

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Thank charles092
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good Day Charles, Thank you for your comments on your recent stay wit us. We do appreciate the feedback and we enjoy sharing these with our hotel team as we look to always improve our services and hear the great comments form our guests. Thank you so much the great response and we have shared this with our team. We... More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This place has something special going on. We wanted an affordable place in Upper East Side in walking distance to the Met, the Frick, and the Guggenheim. A block from Central Park, the Hotel Wales is also about a ten-minute walk to the southwest from the Guggenheim. The building is old but stately and well maintained. The staff is unfailingly... More 

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Thank SlowReads
HotelWales, General Manager at Hotel Wales, responded to this review

Good Day SlowReads and thank you so very much for the great comments about your recent stay with us. We are so very happy that everything you experienced while you were staying with us and in NYC was positive. We really do appreciate the feedback so we can share your experiences with our hotel team which I have just done.... More 

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighborhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Let Hotel Wales be your home away from home when visiting New York City. This sophisticated Manhattan boutique hotel, located in a historic building on the Upper East Side, is the perfect combination of old world charm and new world comfort. With its 46 stylish guestrooms and 43 expansive suites, Hotel Wales provides comfortable accommodations for business and leisure travelers as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. In addition to well-appointed accommodations, Hotel Wales offers a scenic rooftop garden terrace, fitness studio, elegant meeting space, and more. This historic hotel is minutes from the subway and also conveniently located within walking distance of some of New York’s best attractions, quaint neighborhood shops, local eateries, Central Park, the Museum Mile and Madison Avenue’s famous stores to name a few. And don’t worry about going hungry - Hotel Wales is connected to Sarabeth’s East, a New York institution serving up comfort food favorites and Paola’s, an authentic Italian bistro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Wales

Address: 1295 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1301
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side , Manhattan
Price Range: $223 - $463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Wales 3.5*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Wales Hotel New York City
Wales New York City
Hotel Style:
#219 Business Hotel in New York City
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