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“Excellent Memorable Treat”
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Hotel Metro
Ranked #86 of 466 Hotels in New York City
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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“Excellent Memorable Treat”
Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

My husband booked this hotel through Trailfinders as a surprise for my 40th birthday. I had heard other good things about the hotel from other people. Our room looked out on the side of the Empire State Building excellent iconic sight to see. This hotel has a rooftop bar which wasnt open during our stay but I imagine in the warmer months its a spectacular place to sit and have a drink and watch the world go by. THe location of this hotel is great, 34th street subway stations for all lines are within a stones throw. The Empire State Building is round the corner, Macy's is at the corner and 5th avenue is the next avenue along. Our first room was actually good, the hotel had a bottle of fizz on ice for us which was lovely. The bed wasn't too comfortable for my husband, so we were very fortunate to be moved to the 10th floor to a refurbed more spacious room. The hairdryer was better in the new room an iron and ironing board are in the room, always helpful! The hotel provide a good continental breakfast which we only had on the Friday lots of bakes goods, bagels, muffins, pastries, toast, cereal, fruit and yoghurts. Tea, coffee and juice. Tea and coffee are on tap all day. The concierge was very knowledgable and helpful as were the front desk staff. The metro grill did a fabulous breakfast for a very reasonable price and was the best we had whilst in New York. Highly recommend the Metro its beautiful and I loved the Art Deco features in the hotel.

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Rayleigh, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Stayed hear with my family and it was really really good. The decor was very american and made us all feel very welcome. The hotel itself was clean, modern and classy. The staff were very polite and welcoming. Nicest hotel i have stayed in!

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Southbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

We have been coming to the city for years, have found many good and very good hotels, but at last we have found our first Great hotel, very classy, very accommodating - we were unexpectedly and wonderfully upgraded on our arrival. Very clean rooms, quiet, good views, wonderful rooftop patio. Wonderfully comfortable bed - unbelievably GREAT shower!!!! Welcoming staff was very personable, very efficient, and excellent at their work. We felt both at home and on holiday - the perfect NYC feel. Everything is within walking distance - varied entertainment and very good dining for all tastes. Well done!!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

You absolutely cannot go wrong with this Hotel. Simply brilliant.

Located in Midtown, it is within walking distance of many attractions (Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller, Madison Square Garden) and also very close to the subway (R line for the Financial District for anyone wishing to visit 9/11 Memorial).

Service is friendly and prompt, the staff are awesome; Geoff the Concierge is simply a brilliant guy and will help you with anything you need. Matthew on the door is also very knowledgeable and offers good pointers of where to go for food or how to get to places you want to visit.

For those that use WiFi you cannot go wrong as it works perfectly and also if you need to check in your flight online for your flight back they have a small office space which you can use for free.

The rooms are well presented and well looked after and the bed is extremely comfy. The continental breakfast is also excellent.

You simply cannot go wrong with this place - I plan to visit NYC again sometime so I would definitely return here, everything is simply perfect!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed November 22, 2013

Wonderful hotel, great service, I had questions before making the reservation and had very quick email response and a very good value solution to my query. Typical American breakfast. Very nice pent house floor with direct view of Empire State building (also visible from my room!). Only blocks away from Macys. Central NYC is noisy at night but the bed was comfy enough.
Loved it! Highly recommended!

Room Tip: Family suite - had two bedrooms!
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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Fife,Scotland
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

My wife and I arrived at the Hotel Metro on 18th November 2013 for a 4 night stay. Room 303, nice outlook, and good shower. All Staff were very friendly. Victor from maintenance was especially nice, looked time to chat when we met.Would stay again .

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

I visited NYC with my family for the first time from November 16th to 21st. The hotel was recommended by our travel company and it proved to be a great choice. It is situated close to Macy's and a short distance from the lights, hustle and bustle of Times Square.the rooms were spacious and very comfortable- great beds! There was a complimentary breakfast which consisted of delicious bagels, gorgeous muffins , breads, cereals, fresh fruit, juices, tea and coffee. I loved the free tea and coffee facility available all day! The lovely Art Deco style of the hotel with music of the era playing in the background added to the ambience of the hotel- I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting New York who wants to stay in this area. The Empire State Building is just around the corner and if you go up to the roof terrace in the hotel you have a fabulous view of it especially at night.

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Additional Information about Hotel Metro

Property: 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
#116 Business Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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