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Hotel Metro
Ranked #91 of 468 Hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 28, 2013

This was our third visit to New York, and on the advice of a family member chose the Hotel Metro. We were not disappointed!!
The hotel itself is clean and modern, and the breakfast on offer is decent and definitely sets you up for the start of the day.
Although the room isnt massive, it is well appointed, and the bed was one of the most comfortable we had slept in.
There is tea and coffee available all day which you can just help yourself to. This is very welcome when returning from a long day out and about.
The nearest subway is at the end of the street and is so handy to get to and from all the main sites and locations.
Download the NYC subway app (for smart phone) before you go. This allows you to plan out your trips before you go, telling you what "line" to get and how many stops to your location etc. This app is great and idiot proof!!
The location of this Hotel is fantastic. Right beside Macy's, numerous other shops and only 10 mins walk to Times Square.
We would recommend this Hotel to anyone and will definitely be returning when we next visit New York!!

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

My mum and I stayed at the Hotel Metro 22nd - 27th Dec 2012. This was my second time to New York and to Hotel Metro. There are so many hotels to choose from and I had enjoyed my stay so much last time, it would have been silly not to return. Included in the price is continental breakfast which is unusual for New York as many hotel rates are room only.

The location of Hotel Metro is perfect. Been on 32nd Street, it is a few minutes walk from the Empire State Building, Macy's department store and shopping on 34th Street. However, everything is within walking distance: Times Square, Broadway, Madisson Square Gardens, Rockefeller Centre, Bryant Park and Grand Central Terminal to name a few. Still within walking distance but a little further are Central Park, shopping on 5th Ave and Bloomingdales. A taxi ride away or subway are 9/11 memorial, Battery Park for the ferry to Statue of Liberty and Soho for shopping.

Our room was a Superior Queen on the 8th floor. Nicely decorated, clean and spacious. We had a lovely big bathroom with a huge shower and complimentary toilettries. A huge wardrobe for our clothes, cases and shoes. The wardrobe had a safe, an iron, a hairdryer and an umbrella! The bed was big and comfy with soft bed linen and pillows. Apart from the jet lag, every night was a quiet, comfortable nights sleep. Our room was cleaned daily.

Breakfast was served until 11am. There was tea, coffee and juice to drink. Bread and bagels for toasting. Muffins and pastries, cereal, fruit and yogurt. The breakfast area is lovely and always being cleaned and replenished. The restaurant at Hotel Metro is also worth a visit. Much more choice than advertised on the menu in the lifts in the lobby.

The Bellboy and concierge were helpful. I didn't realise there was room with two computers and a printer so you could print tickets for attractions and also check in for your flights home online. WIFI in the rooms too.The roof terrace has great views of the Empire State Building. There is also a gym which can be accessed free of charge however I didn't get round to using it and I walked the whole of Manhatten in 5 days anyway so didn't really feel the need!!! We were able to store our cases upon checkout as we didn't fly home until the evening.

Overall, an enjoyable experience. I would highly recommend this hotel to friends, couples and families.

Thank you Hotel Metro.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Stayed at hotel METRO with my husband and daughter(17) for 3 nights. Greeted as soon as taxi pulled up, check in was quick and easy. Very nice surprise to find we had been upgraded to a HUGE family room. 3 double beds & a room seperate within our room (room402). Room was large, clean and beds were very comfy. Breakfast was nice, great way to start the day.
The hotel is a perfect location, empire state, macys and times square on ur door step. central park/rockefeller centre (1/2 hr walk). we walked most places. caught water ferry (20 min walk) to ground zero, statue libery & elise island.
Everyone we came into contact within the Hotel were always friendly and helpful.
Fab holiday, would recommend and definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Room 402 was Huge
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

We needed the perfect place in New York city and found it here. A block from Macy's on 5th Ave and literally in the shadow of the Empire state building this amazing hotel was just the right place to celebrate our 13 years anniversary and the coming if our 4th child. We were greeted with an upgraded room and a bottle of champagne. The service was perfect and loved the fresh NYC bagels at breakfast. We will be back!

  • Stayed: January 2013
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

My wife and I had stayed at the Metro for a long weekend (four nights) in January 2013. The hotel has a perfect location in Mid Manhattan. The Empire State Building is nearby and most other New York attractions are either within walking distance or just a Subway ride away. The breakfast is a good start to the day and the rooms are reasonably large and very comfortable. I have never experienced as fast a WiFi as at the Metro. We had a problem with the voucher issued by our travel agent but the Reception staff couldn't have been more helpful in sorting it out. We would very happily go back for another stay.
If you want to go to a show, there is a chap in reception who can obtain tickets. You pay a surcharge of about 50% on the face value of the ticket but it is a convenient way of getting a ticket. If you want to economise, go to the theatre direct.

Room Tip: Aim for a higher floor if you can. It keeps the traffic noise down.
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

we stayed here 18 th jan for 3 nights and it was a lovely clean hotel cannot complain about anything room was nice n clean great location to see everything in new york would reccommed this hotel.The breakfast was continental but was very nice and you could have tea and coffee all the time like i say very nice hotel and when we go back i would defenitly go back to this hotel

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

We checked in on the 28th of December to a warm reception. With the added bonus of being upgrade our room was amazing and the view of looking up to the Empire State Building never got old . The location was perfect, the breakfast in the hotel set you up for the day. In total we stayed at the hotel metro for 7 nights the most amazing new year and even better New Year's Day when I proposed to my wonderful partner......... On trump ice skating rink and I did get a yes :-) I strongly recommend planning your trip as we did to make sure you can cram in as much as possible. If flying and booking through virgin use the concierge service and I can highly recommend Ricardo amazingly helpful and nothing was to much trouble. As we managed to cram in everything and much more on our trip on the last few days we went for a drink in the hotel metro grill bar for a Brooklyn beer or two a lovely way to unwind with a few shipping bags. Many thanks for an amazing trip Darren and Vanessa

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Additional Information about Hotel Metro

Address: 45 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2277
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#63 Family Hotel in New York City
#69 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#114 Business Hotel in New York City
Price Range: $198 - $481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Metro 3*
Number of rooms: 183
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Metro is an independent boutique hotel in the heart of midtown Manhattan, one block from the Empire State Building and a 2 minute walk to Macy's. Times Square and Madison Square Garden and Grand Central Station are all within a 10 minute walk. ... more   less 
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Metro Hotel New York City
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