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“Good gym and amazing view from the pool rooftop” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Le Parker Meridien New York

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Le Parker Meridien New York
Ranked #228 of 477 Hotels in New York City
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
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“Good gym and amazing view from the pool rooftop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

I was here on business and it works, its got that cool funk to it and the burgers are great too. I like the Gym, Gravity, great workout machines (new and updated) and clean enough. I also like the location, I can walk either East (tourist sites) or West (night out) in midtown. Close to Central Park and all the shops if you want to do that. Great Hell's Kitchen night out.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

Overall good experience:

Pros:
- Great location - close to Central Park, Columbus Circle, 5th Avenue, Park Avenue, and short/easy walk to mid-town/Times Square, etc.
- Rooms spacious - we had a junior suite
- Late night room service and Sundae's are delicious
- Great service
- Super comfy beds w/ firm mattresses
- Great bathroom products & generous sizes, not the super small usual hotel sizes

Cons:
- WiFi terrible - I went back to 3G after two frustrating days
- No way to get a cup of coffee in the hotel (no in room coffee service) - espresso bar in the lobby only serves espresso - Luckily Starbucks across the street
- Gym in the basement and weirdly configured - part of it on one floor and the weights up a small, sketchy, narrow staircase
- No real lobby space to chill - bar/espresso area that's basically a hallway

Room Tip: North facing rooms have park view
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank amy e
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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

We had received numerous recommendations for this hotel, so after reading many reviews, finally decided on this hotel for a 40th birthday trip with a group. Excellent service from the moment we arrived out front. The room was big, which we appreciate in NYC! We had a park view room and it was lovely. It wasn't loud and we had a great night's rest. Loved having the DryBar right downstairs for some pampering. Norma's for breakfast was outstanding; even better than the place we went the next day that the concierge sent us to. Our waitress was so friendly and even brought out cake for the birthday girl. Only complaint is the daily fee of $10 added to your bill; it just seems over the top. Fantastic midtown location, beautiful lobby, will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mskraft10
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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

We received excellent customer service from all the staff. Location was great. The rooms were a good size, and beautiful. We were able to get an upgrade which was great. We needed a reservation for 12 people on a Saturday night. The lady at the concierge called several places to find a restaurant to accommodate us. She was very nice and professional, which was the typical service everywhere at the hotel. I highly recommend this hotel because of it's location and service.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank poupsi D
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ParkerGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Le Parker Meridien New York, responded to this review, September 13, 2013
Dear poupsi D,

I was thrilled to read your wonderful review! I'm so glad our Concierge team was able help you enjoy a nice evening with your family. Thanks very much for the kind words.

We hope to welcome you and your family back again soon!

Have a Good One!

Lisa Tharp
Director of Guest Communications
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Ghent, Belgium
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

Very good location near Central Park. Personnel was very friendly and helpfulness.
A few remarks :
Hotel is adapted for wheelchair user, nevertheless the equipment of the bathroom could be better adapted.
The fee of 10 US$ a day for WiFi;Spa;etc.... is remarkable and surprizing for a hotel in this category.
The elevators in the building and the ice cube machine are noisy when you have a room in the neighbourhood, and this extremely at night. More isolation is recommended and could be helpfull.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Patrick S
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ParkerGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Le Parker Meridien New York, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Dear Patrick S,

I'm very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the review and your suggestions. Please feel free to contact me with any specific recommendations you have about the adaptation of the bathroom for wheelchair users.

Have a Good One!

Lisa Tharp
Director of Guest Communications
guestrelations@parkermeridien.com
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

My husband and I had to make a last-minute trip to New York last weekend for a memorial and decided to stay at Le Parker Meridien because of its excellent location near Central Park and SPG's double points promotion. The pre-paid rate was also surprisingly less expensive than other properties putting it almost on par with what the Sheratons in Midtown were charging.

We had taken the red-eye in from California and were expecting to just to be able to drop off our bags so we were planning to kill some time over breakfast. So, I was pleasantly surprised to be able to check in around 10am. Check in was efficiently polite. As an SPG Gold member I was upgraded into a suite although I was still expected to pay a facilities fee that included Wifi and use of the (very beautiful) penthouse-level pool.

The suite was a very good size; the carpeting was a little worn and stained in areas but the decor was generally updated. The main showerhead was broken and somewhat detached from the wall but the bathroom was spacious and clean overall. I have friends in Midtown and the Upper East Side whose apartments are significantly smaller than our room, so I found the hotel to be a great value for what we paid when the upgrade was taken into account.

I had read that the pool tends to be overrun with kids. We didn't have a chance to enjoy it until Monday morning, when I figured families would have checked out and business folks were either at work or hadn't yet checked in. The pool was completely empty at 9:15am and was a great place to start the morning. I wouldn't normally say to bring your camera to a pool, but there are beautiful views from the rooftop deck just outside that you'll likely want photos of. The main downside of the pool is needing to switch elevators from the lower floors to get there - and with elevator maintenance, you might be waiting a while.

Loved being able to pop into Starbucks or Dean & Deluca across the street and then walk over to the park or Fifth Ave for some shopping. Le Parker Meridien gives you more space for your money than some of the surrounding (but more iconic) properties, making it great for travelers who enjoy luxury and location but still watch their wallets. Would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Ask for a higher room to avoid hearing street noise. The sixth floor is quiet but you will still hea...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Shau-Ru L
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ParkerGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Le Parker Meridien New York, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Dear SuiteLife101,

Thank you for your wonderfully thorough review! I was very happy to read that you and your husband had a pleasant stay. As you mentioned in your review, our Jr. Suites offer a great amount of space at a very reasonable rate; I'm very glad you enjoyed yours!

We hope to see you both again very soon.

Have a Good One!

Lisa Tharp
Director of Guest Communications
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Outstanding location close to Central Park. Museums within walking distance. Room was good size and was immaculate. Employees were very friendly and very focused on guest hospitality. Concierge recommended excellent restaurants.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BudK2013
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ParkerGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at Le Parker Meridien New York, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Dear BudK2013,

I'm so glad you had a nice weekend with us! See you next time!

Have a Good One!

Lisa Tharp
Director of Guest Communications
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Property: Le Parker Meridien New York
Address: 119 West 56th Street, New York City, NY 10019-4000
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#33 Spa Hotel in New York City
#121 Family Hotel in New York City
#133 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#138 Business Hotel in New York City
#153 Luxury Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Le Parker Meridien New York 4.5*
Number of rooms: 730
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