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Hotel Beacon
Ranked #60 of 471 Hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Beacon for 5 nights in July 2014 and loved it.

Great room,spacious,comfortable and quiet.Cooking facilities also although not used too much as the location is perfect for cafes,supermarkets and restaurants.Across the road there is several deli/food outlets .

Service was excellent and being in Upper West side we could walk everywhere.Loved it and would stay here without any hesitation.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Cathy H
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed there in August of 2012. I was attending classes at Columbia and stayed there for a week. It was very clean, cool (ac) near the subway, starbucks and the grocery store. Room was large and light blocking curtains were great. The neighborhood is quiet (for NYC) and feels very safe walking about at night. Would recommend to anyone in the NYC area.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

My son and I spent 8 nights in this hotel and I am so thankful that I discovered this gem on Tripadvisor!
The location is perfect - away from the Times Square chaos but so convenient to get there and other sights via subway very nearby.
We loved the market across the road and were able to prepare breakfast and sometimes lunch too in our little kitchen. The bakery nearby had cookies to die for and we really enjoyed a lot of the other local restaurants.
Staying so long meant we used the laundry a few times which was very convenient.
Staff were all so friendly and helpful.
Beds comfortable and we were blessed with an amazing view from our 21st floor corner room.
When next in NYC we need look no further for where we will stay!

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family
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4  Thank lisa31jane
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

I have traveled to NYC more times than I can count. I have stayed in extremely high end hotels and loved them, but ever since I have stayed at the Beacon I wouldn't stay anywhere else. This is in the perfect area. The hotel has recently been renovated and the rooms are perfect. I love the use of the kitchens in the room and there is a grocery store right across the street to stock up on goodies with. The staff has never been anything but amazing! I will be back again ....

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Thank AMoon31
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Beacon from 25 June for 7 nights. What a wonderful choice it was! We had a suite which had everything we needed for three adults I cannot recommend this hotel more highly. Everyone was so welcoming, housekeeping clean and always friendly, front desk staff very professional. Our next stop on our trip was New Orleans and Ryan from the Concierge desk even went to the trouble of making a list of restaurants to visit when we got there! He was so much help to us and we appreciate his kind gesture. The doormen were also such a pleasure helping us with directions and best places to shop. All that is left to say is that you could not go wrong in staying at the Beacon The hotel of choice for Aussies in the USA. Brilliant!

Room Tip: Close to Central Park, upper West location, quieter end of Manhattan .
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  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank sailtheseas
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Reviewed July 23, 2014

There is not much to add as the many reviews demonstrate the quality of this hotel on the UWS. I was incredibly impressed by their immediate attention to my emails prior to our arrival. They were prepared for our visit and answered all my questions upon arrival.

As mentioned by others, the neighborhood is fantastic. I can't imagine ever staying in mid-town again. The proximity to the 72nd Street station on the 1,2, and 3 trains and the express option to get downtown is a huge bonus.

The size of the room and value based upon NYC prices is without question. We will be returning to the Beacon. The staff made our stay quite pleasant.

Room Tip: Get a high floor for great views of the Manhattan skyline.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled with family
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2  Thank Gehrig
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our family of six were extremely pleased with the accommodations at Hotel Beacon. We booked a two bedroom suite and were not disappointed. Plenty of room for everyone, two bathrooms, a comfortable living and kitchen area. The upper west side location was perfect and the staff was extremely helpful. Grocery stores across the street, Museum of Natural History is a short walk and a subway stop a couple blocks away. We look forward to returning.

Room Tip: Higher the room the quieter it is. Bring a sound machine just in case.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family
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2  Thank Dani G
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Additional Information about Hotel Beacon

Address: 2130 Broadway at 75th Street, New York City, NY 10023
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in New York City
#34 Business Hotel in New York City
#36 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#53 Luxury Hotel in New York City
Price Range: $191 - $477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Beacon 4*
Number of rooms: 278
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Hotel Beacon NYC, a haven of comfort amid the bustling excitement of New York City. Located on the historic Upper West Side, amid tree-lined streets and landmark buildings, the hotel is a beacon for relaxation. Friendly and accommodating, we offer handsomely decorated, oversized guestrooms and suites. With wonderful views of Central Park, the Hudson River and Midtown Manhattan, the Beacon is the perfect vantage point from which to venture anywhere in New York. And when your busy day is done, you'll have a perfect place to come home to. ... more   less 
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