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Distrikt Hotel New York City
Ranked #69 of 467 Hotels in New York City
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“Nice Hotel”
Reviewed October 17, 2010

The hotel is a nice little hotel close to Port Authority. The service was very good and attentive. The room, a King Room, however was kind of small and although nice there was nothing outstanding to the room. It was a bit dull and could use some more colour. There's absolutely nothing wrong with this hotel, but nothing stands out. And for this kind of money you can stay in another hotel in NYC with better views and roomier rooms.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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gmdistrikt, General Manager at Distrikt Hotel New York City, responded to this review, October 20, 2010
Thank you for taking the time to review Distrikt. Our decor is definitely meant to soothe vs. intrude, but we understand that some people may prefer more splash. If you do decide to return to us, please contact me so we can upgrade you to one of our Grand View rooms! jrota@distrikthotel.com
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Reviewed October 16, 2010

This small hotel exceeded our expectations for room size and comfort. We were also very impressed by the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. Although NY prices are all high, we did feel that the Distrikt Hotel was a good value. The block it is located on is not glamourous, but it's an easy walk to Times Square and has the benefit of being blissfully quiet.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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gmdistrikt, General Manager at Distrikt Hotel New York City, responded to this review, October 20, 2010
Thank you! Your comments epitomize our goal at Distrikt! We are so glad to have exceeded your expectations and will share with our team.
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Easley, South Carolina
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Reviewed October 15, 2010

This hotel exceeded my expectations exponentially! Prior to arriving in the city, I emailed the hotel requesting recommendations for dinner. The staff was very responsive and gave wonderful recommendations- they were extremely friendly and easy to work with. Everyone always had a smile on their face and greeted you when you walk in. Security is exceptional as well. You can take the elevator to only your floor using your room key- it will not stop on any other floor unless there is another room key used. We were in an upper floor so noise was never an issue. The size of the room was more than adequate. I had heard that hotel rooms in NYC are small but ours was just fine. I can't say enough about how clean the room was. As stated in other reviews, there is a parole/probation office down the street from the hotel but we never felt unsafe...there are several hotels on the same street. I cannot wait to go back. And I'll definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with friends
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gmdistrikt, General Manager at Distrikt Hotel New York City, responded to this review, October 16, 2010
There may be nothing better than when we exceed the expectations of our guests. We will congratulate our team on making your visit extra special. Thank you, and return soon!
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Reviewed October 14, 2010

We made the Distrikt Hotel our base while staying in New York for three days and it was fantastic! Great location close to Times Square (although there were a few sketchy areas on the walk), beautiful rooms that had recently been updated, and very clean. Front desk staff were very helpful and provided some tips on area attractions, advice for the subway, and some great food recommendations. Nice views from our room as well.

The in-hotel restaurant was not open for dinner yet, but looks like it will be very nice when it does open.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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gmdistrikt, General Manager at Distrikt Hotel New York City, responded to this review, October 16, 2010
Thank you for your review! We are proud of the design but are happiest when we hear about the staff assisting guests with recommendations! Your kind comments are appreciated!
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed October 13, 2010

I stayed at the Distrikt Hotel for 4 nights in October. I picked this hotel becasue of price and location for my first trip to NYC. After booking the hotel a few months earlier, I was kinda worried about pickin a hotel/location to stay online. Reviews were good, so I took a chance. After arriving at the hotel, I was amazed by the location. Perfect. Then I walked in the door and the staff were so accomadating. I was able to get an early check in and was off to my room. The place was super clean and the beds were so comfrotable. There were many extras and everything was so clean. When ever we needed anything, the staff was so very helpful. I could not imagine staying anywhere else, the only thing that would have been better was if I could have stayed longer.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with friends
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gmdistrikt, General Manager at Distrikt Hotel New York City, responded to this review, October 16, 2010
We do hope you stay longer next time! We will pass on your kind comments to our team, they love the feedback from our guests!
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Riverton, UT
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Reviewed October 13, 2010

Very nice newer hotel. The location was good...some would have you think it was a seedy side street but it's really not. We never felt uneasy about walking there at any time. The staff was friendly and helpful...especially liked the bell captain (Carlos?)...very pleasant. I do have some minor complaints. You can hear through the room doors (doors are about 3/4" too short on the bottom) so you can hear people coming and going to their rooms. You can also hear inside the rooms from the hallway. Luckily, there were only five rooms per floor so not a lot of traffic. The WiFi didn't work. (We didn't really need it, so I didn't worry about it.) TV would freeze picture often (digital reception issue) but again not a huge deal...I didn't watch it very much. Could not dial out on hotel phone even when following instructions...ended up just usin cell phone. Overall, very good experience but they could work on some minor details.

  • Stayed October 2010
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gmdistrikt, General Manager at Distrikt Hotel New York City, responded to this review, October 16, 2010
Thank you for taking the time to review Distrikt! We will pass on your compliments to Carlos, he will be thrilled. We apologize for the problem with wifi and video, the incoming connection has been fixed and everything is functioning correctly again!
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Vinhedo
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Reviewed October 13, 2010

The hotel is great, everything working like an orchestra.
The location is not the perfect one but the other pros get over it.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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gmdistrikt, General Manager at Distrikt Hotel New York City, responded to this review, October 16, 2010
Thank you for your kind review and comments! We hope you return to Distrikt soon!
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Property: Distrikt Hotel New York City
Address: 342 West 40th Street, New York City, NY 10018-1404
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Hell's Kitchen , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #69 of 467 Hotels in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Distrikt Hotel New York City 4*
Number of rooms: 155
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A one of a kind, upscale boutique hotel, located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, at the edge of Times Square on 40th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The Distrikt Hotel towers 32 stories tall with unobstructed views of the Midtown Manhattan, the Hudson River and the Theater District; Offering a unique experience with the concept of staying in one of ten neighborhoods of Manhattan within the hotel. The sleek lobby space features a 14 ft. Green living wall representing Central Park and the check-in area welcomes guests to a hand carved wall of wood, detailing the streets of Manhattan. Airport grade 6/8 inch windows keep the sounds of a bustling city where they belong. With dedication to detail and impeccable service, cutting edge technology, comfortable yet luxurious guest rooms and 4-star amenities. Each of the 155 guest rooms are designed for the comfort and needs of the guest to include decadent Turkish bed and bath linen, 43" LG flatscreen televisions, work desk with ergonomic chair, LATHER aromatherapy bath amenities, and an in-room coffee and tea station. Additional complimentary amenities include: Free Wifi, Free Gym Access, Free Lobby Refreshments. ... more   less 
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