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The Mansfield
Ranked #336 of 479 Hotels in New York City
Bethesda, Maryland
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77 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Wonderful hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great stay overnight this week at the Mansfield -- my second time staying there. Large room with a queen bed, bay window with a window seat, plenty of room to move around, and adequate closet space. Small but spotlessly clean bathroom. Love the size of the hotel. Appreciated the dust-free hard wood floors, free shoe shine, and helpfulness of everyone on the staff. Requested and received room not overlooking 44th St., which can be noisy. Diner on 44th St. provides large, reasonably priced breakfast.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank LaTrivs
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david_sandler, General Manager at The Mansfield, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Dear LaTrivs,

Thank you for staying with us again at the Mansfield Hotel. It is so great to hear that this was your second stay with us. We appreciate you taking time out of your day to write a review about the hotel. We hope the reasons for coming back were due to the staff, cleanliness and the location of the hotel.

We can’t wait to welcome you back for your third trip! Thank you for making us your choice hotel when visiting New York City.

Best,
David Sandler
General Manager
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Albany, NY
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The staff was great the rooms were a little small but quite adequte and well decorated. The location was perfect as it was 1.5 blocks to Times Square. The only glitch was our keys had to be redone on 2 separate occasions but other than that it was great.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank thud76
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david_sandler, General Manager at The Mansfield, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Dear thud76,

It was a pleasure having you stay with us at the Mansfield Hotel. The staff prides themselves on being friendly and by the looks of it they were spot on. We are happy you enjoyed the location and the decor of the hotel.

We hope during your next trip to NYC you will think of choosing us again. Thank you for taking the time out to write a review as it will assist us in becoming better at our jobs.

Be well,
David Sandler
General Manager
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Casper
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Very nice vintage boutique, clean and neat. Great location on upscale street (fine boutique hotels and upscale University clubs.) Close to Bryant Park, the city library, Broadway and Times Square.

Rooms are small but clean. Hardwood floors are nice! The windows open and that is a good thing as you have no control over the heat. We stayed in January.

The M bar adjacent is sophisticated and plays live jazz Tues - Thurs. There is also a very nice hotel library room serving coffee 24-7.

Get a room in the back or sides for extra quietness!

And finally, you can't beat the price.

Room Tip: Rooms in the back are very quiet.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Kevin M
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david_sandler, General Manager at The Mansfield, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Dear Kevin M,

Thank you so much for staying with us at the Mansfield Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you loved the cleanliness, location, Mbar and the library. We hope that we have become your choice of hotel when you next visit New York City.

We look forward to welcoming you back!

Be well,
David Sandler
General Manager
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Milwaukee, WI
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We felll into the great hotel via Priceline and were pleasantly surprised. Location was awesome! Blocks to Times Square, The Rock, and Grand Central, with tons of stores and restaurants within a 5 minute walk. Fabulous Greek restaurant/bar just across the street. Staff was very accomodating and friendly (even allowing for a late check out no problem!). Rooms were tiny, but clean and recently remodeled...flat screen tvs, spacious newly tiled bathroom, working desk, comfortable CLEAN bed. The hallways and elevators were extremely tiny, additionally with stairs in the front lobby. Anyone in a wheelchair or on a scooter would have an issue getting around this property.

There is no resaurant or room service at this hotel. In the mornings, they do have a gormet coffee/expresso machine which is free of charge and very nice. Too, there was also a bar that closed early, and drinks were quite pricey.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Iskuz
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david_sandler, General Manager at The Mansfield, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear Iskuz,

The title of your review says it all! We are so happy to hear that you will stay again with us at the Mansfield Hotel. It is very comforting knowing that you loved the location, our staffs friendliness and the cleanliness of the room.

We can’t wait to welcome you back to the Mansfield the next time you are in New York.
Thank you for letting other people know that the Mansfield is and will be your choice of hotels in NYC.

Be well,
David Sandler
General Manager
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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133 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great hotel! The location is perfect. Just steps close to the Times Square and Grand Central (metro station that conects you to everywhere). The rooms were clean and well decorated. Just dont expect cordiality from the staff, they are just professionals, unless you tip them well - and for EVERYTHING (NY Style).

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Alan A
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david_sandler, General Manager at The Mansfield, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear Alan-Araruna,

Thank you very much for staying with us at the Mansfield Hotel during your trip to New York City. We are excited to hear how much you loved the hotel and hope it has become your hotel of choice the next time you are in NYC. The location, cleanliness and decorations of the rooms are just some of the amenities we have to offer and I am so glad you pointed them out. There are many choices of hotels in NY and we are so happy you decided to stay with us!

We appreciate you taking the time to express your happiness with the hotel and your stay.
Looking forward to welcoming you back to the Mansfield the next time you are in the city.

Thank you,
David Sandler
General Manager
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Brisbane, Australia
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166 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Booked to stay here on New Year's Eve at an exorbitant price due to it's location. The king room we had was large enough but the corridors are very narrow. We were awoken the first night by a woman screaming in another room. Although we had prepaid for the room we found that a significant extra charge was added to our credit card. It took several calls to the hotel to sort this out and have it reversed. Not impressed at all for the price or the service. Would not recommend it as a four star hotel, there are much better options for a similar price in town.

Room Tip: Rooms are not well insulated. We were located at the back of the hotel. The dumpsters were located i...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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Thank DifromBrisbane
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david_sandler, General Manager at The Mansfield, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear DifromBrisbane,

Thank you very much for staying with us at the Mansfield Hotel. We really appreciate your feedback as it allows us to hone in on our guests feelings, which enables us to get better at what we do. We hope that the next time you are in New York you will give us another chance as I know we can make your stay more memorable.

Thank you for taking time out of your day to help us get better.

Be well,
David Sandler
General Manager
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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220 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Stayed there about two months ago. The staff was very kind to both me and my son. The rooms are rather small, but it did not bother us. It's Manhatten. The location could not be better. Would stay again for sure.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank GH_ShrtOrDrCook
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david_sandler, General Manager at The Mansfield, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear GH_ShrtOrDrCook,

Thank you for visiting NYC and staying at the Mansfield Hotel. We are very pleased you liked the location of the hotel and or staff’s friendliness. Please think about us again on your next visit to New York as we hope we are your choice of hotel.

Thanks again for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Be well,
David Sandler
General Manager
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Property: The Mansfield
Address: 12 W 44th St, Off of Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-6604
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#203 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#221 Family Hotel in New York City
#227 Business Hotel in New York City
#238 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mansfield 4*
Number of rooms: 126
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An architectural and historical landmark, The Mansfield is a portal to a New York City of days gone. Guests of the hotel appreciate its club-like surroundings and superb craftsmanship, as illustrated by the lobby’s detailed illuminated 16-foot ceiling and oval staircases with original terrazzo floors. The Mansfield is located just off of Fifth Avenue at 44th Street, residing within the historic preservation district of Midtown Manhattan, and deep in the heart of the Theater District. The hotel is within a short walk of the finest Fifth Avenue stores, Bryant Park, Times Square, Broadway, Grand Central Station, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and the Radio City Music Hall. Guests can enjoy complimentary 24-hour espresso and cappuccino in the hotel's classically-restored Beaux-Arts Club Room. ... more   less 
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