W Union Square Hotel - New York

201 Park Avenue South, New York, United States  show map
 4 stars
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W Union Square Hotel - New York

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 14.95 per day

Parking

USD 65 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Editorial review:

This chic hotel is the best of the W hotels in New York City, according to some, as it has an excellent location downtown, calm and well-decorated rooms, and a helpful and friendly staff. The on-site English restaurant has very good food and there are great restaurants in the neighborhood.

Verified Reviews:

  • Front desk was very nice - Room was extremely well appointed - Wonderful bathroom
  • No complimentary internet - Staff were polite - Nice view of union square
  • Large bathroom - Room size was generous - Check in was fast and friendly
  • Large flat panel tv - Beds were comfortable - Linens were soft - Air conditioning was broken
  • Room was huge - Bathroom was large - Subway is very close

Overview

W Union Square Hotel is a 4-star property only 2.0 km from New York Public Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Town Hall. Built in 1900, the hotel is a combination of Liberty architecture and contemporary facilities.

Located in a downtown area close to 23rd Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) subway station as well as a theater, a gallery and a museum in New York. This spectacular venue is 3 km away from the center of New York.

Within walking distance of Flatiron district with restaurants, bars and vineyards.

La Guardia airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from W Union Square Hotel.

Rooms

The hotel has 270 modern rooms with simple décor featuring a personal safe, high ceiling, satellite television, high-speed internet and climate control. The rooms look on to the park. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, free toiletries and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

The 24-hour restaurant offers delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Guests are welcome to the Visionary bar to relax with a drink. A variety of dishes are served in Gramercy Tavern and Kibo Japanese Grill, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

W Union Square Hotel offers a meeting room, a photocopier and a business center for business guests.

Relax

Such fitness options as a gym and a fitness centre are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms at USD 14.95 per day.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 65 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   17.  Number of rooms:   270.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Microphone
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • River view
  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • DVD player
  • Voice mail
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

201 Park Avenue South, New York, United States

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City Center
  • New York
    1.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Penn Station
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • 14th Street – Union Square
    1000 ft
  • Third Avenue BMT Canarsie Line
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Gramercy Tavern (cuisine: American)
    800 ft
  • Olives (cuisine: Mediterranean, Eclectic)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Union Square
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    17
  • Number of rooms:
    270

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                            347 ft² / 32 m² W Signature Bed High ceiling 42-inch LED TV Available in all rooms in the hotel Wi-Fi internet for an additional charge

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                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel W Union Square Hotel - New York New York location
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                                  Hotel Address:

                                  201 Park Avenue South, New York, United States

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • New York
                                    1.8 mi
                                  Airports
                                  Train Stations
                                  • Penn Station
                                    1.1 mi
                                  Underground stations
                                  • 14th Street – Union Square
                                    1000 ft
                                  • Third Avenue BMT Canarsie Line
                                    1400 ft
                                  • Bus stop
                                    400 ft
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Gramercy Tavern (cuisine: American)
                                    800 ft
                                  • Olives (cuisine: Mediterranean, Eclectic)
                                    100 ft
                                  Parks
                                  • Union Square
                                    800 ft
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2012
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    17
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    270

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                                  What's nearby

                                  Tourist attractions

                                  • Metronome Restaurant and Lounge - 1000 ft
                                  • Flatiron Building - 1400 ft

                                  Amusement

                                  Historical sites

                                  • Manhattan Penthouse - 1400 ft

                                  Museums

                                  • Ames and Rollinson - 400 ft
                                  • Pastel Society of America - 700 ft
                                  • Arts International Inc - 700 ft
                                  • Ballet Tech - 700 ft
                                  • Danse Mirage Inc - 1000 ft
                                  • Tibert House - 1400 ft

                                  Parks

                                  Halls

                                  Universities, Institutes

                                  • Ultrasonic Diagnostic School - 400 ft
                                  • Edwin Gould Foundation-Chldrn - 700 ft
                                  • Friends Seminary - 1000 ft
                                  • Anotelli Media Training Ctr - 1400 ft
                                  • Baruch College City University - 1400 ft
                                  • Cap 21 - 1400 ft

                                  Theaters

                                  Medical care and Hospitals

                                  • Cabrini Medical Center - 1000 ft

                                  Underground stations

                                  College Campuses

                                  Local attractions

                                  • High Line - 1.0 mi
                                    Access at Gansevoort Street, 14th Street, 16th Street, 18th Street, 20th Street, New York City
                                  • SoHo - 5100 ft
                                    South of Houston Street, New York City
                                  • St. Patrick's Old Cathedral - 5100 ft
                                    263 Mulberry St, New York City
                                  • Ground Zero Museum Workshop - 1.0 mi
                                    420 West 14th Street, New York City
                                  • The Morgan Library & Museum - 5100 ft
                                    29 East 36th Street, New York City

                                  Near the hotel

                                  • Murder Ballad - 100 ft
                                    Union Square Theatre, 100 E. 17th St., New York City
                                  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site - 800 ft
                                    28 East 20th Street, New York City
                                  • Center for Jewish History - 1500 ft
                                    15 W 16th St, New York City
                                  • Grace Church - 1900 ft
                                    802 Broadway at 10th Street, New York City
                                  • Union Square - 800 ft
                                    14th-17th Street, New York City
                                  • Flatiron Building - 1400 ft
                                    175 Fifth Ave., New York City
                                  • Forbes Galleries - 1700 ft
                                    62 Fifth Ave at 12th St, New York City

                                  Restaurants nearby

                                  • Gramercy Tavern - 800 ft

                                    Address: 42 E 20th St
                                    Phone: 212-477-0777

                                    74% likes this, based on 1307 reviews
                                    Cuisine: American
                                    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 82

                                  • Japonais - 100 ft

                                    Address: 111 E 18th St
                                    Phone: (212) 260-2020

                                    60% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Japanese
                                    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 80

                                  • Haru Gramercy Park - 200 ft

                                    Address: 220 Park Avenue South
                                    Phone: (646) 428-0989

                                    61% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Japanese
                                    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

                                  • Olives - 100 ft

                                    Address: 201 Park Avenue South
                                    Phone: (212) 353-8345

                                    69% likes this, based on 73 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Eclectic
                                    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 202

                                  • Blue Water Grill - 600 ft

                                    Address: 31 Union Square West @ 16th Street
                                    Phone: (212) 675-9500

                                    65% likes this, based on 448 reviews
                                    Cuisine: American
                                    Price Range: USD 33 - USD 47

                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2012
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    17
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    270
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                                  W Union Square Reviews

                                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at W Union Square

                                  Average guest rating

                                  7.4out of 10
                                  Very good
                                  Based on 51 reviews

                                  Guest reviews

                                  • Group of friends
                                    10.0

                                    GreAt bar, staff was friendly and helpful, room was very nice and great value for the$$

                                  • Older travelers
                                    6.6

                                    The Flowers and Lobby were attractive

                                    Bed was not comfortable, front desk at check in had an unfriendly attitude

                                  • Single
                                    9.2

                                    Staff was very accommodating and hotel was in a good location (quiet and comfortable).

                                  • Couple
                                    6.6

                                    the olive restaurant

                                    The underbar was not very welcoming and we thought we would stay an extra night due to the snow on the 26th Dec, the room rate went form 372 to over 700 not impressed

                                  • Older travelers
                                    10.0

                                    Hotel/rooms were very clean. It was easy to get around the city from this location. The restaurant breakfast was good and reasonably priced.

                                    Would be nice to have a longer breakfast time in the restaurant for guest that get up late.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    10.0

                                    The location was superb. It was clean, quiet and very beautiful.

                                  • Couple
                                    7.8

                                    atmostphere was really fun. great buzz about the place every night. evening meal is amazing.

                                    cant think of anything at all

                                  • Older travelers
                                    9.2

                                    Very comfortable bed in a beautifully decorated room, very pleasant and helpful staff. Also liked the Acura car service.

                                    A coffee machine in the room would have been appreciated.

                                  • Older travelers
                                    10.0

                                    We liked the location, we liked the rooms and service, as well the behavior of our bellboy David

                                  • Couple
                                    10.0

                                    we enjoyed staying in W Union Square Hotel for the nice rooms, well staff treatment specially David bellboy, who did care for all our needs.

                                  • Single
                                    6.2

                                    Necessity to have close proximity to friends apartment, which it served. Size of (mediocre) Junior Suite.

                                    Dark public/reception areas, landings and lifts. Lack of hotwater on 2 occassions. 'Tired' decor/furnishings in some areas. Noisy rooms as windows were very poorly glazed - had to use a/c to mask overnight noise levels / get some sleep. Requested coffee / tea maker for early morning 'wake up' beverage rather than call room service each time or have to dress to collect 'self serve' from lobby. Brought to room with 3 coffee pods, milk and sugar, plastic straw stirrers but not replenished and only paper cups offered, no china mug or cup/spoons!! 1 small bottle of complimentary water offered (per 3 day stay) Other bottled water in room @ $9/small bottle!!!

                                  • Family with children
                                    9.2

                                    The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. The location is ideal for any New York City destination due to it's proximity to multiple subway lines at Union Square. The neighborhood has numerous stores so that you can pick up any item you may need without spending a fortune. Finally, the hotel has a modern and hip vibe and a wonderful lounge for hanging out with friends or having a drink before an evening out.

                                  • Couple
                                    8.8

                                    Its location was excellent- you were bang in the middle of the city. Its also a really cool hotel!

                                    The staff- some of them were lovely however you could get the odd dragon working! When we were leaving we had a lot of baggage and despite their being 4 people behind the desk standing their doing nothing no one offered to help with our bags- that service leve should be part of the 5 star package!

                                  • Couple
                                    9.6

                                    Stayed at the w Times Square for my honeymoon and the staff was exceptional. All in all it was pricey (room & bkfst) but worth it for my honeymoon cause it was a great experience!

                                  • Group of friends
                                    6.2

                                    The bed was very comfortable, the room spacious and clean and the response to requests was fast and efficient.

                                    My room was not ready on arrival although I arrived at the specified check- in time. The rooms were dull and uninteresting with little natural light, and traffic noise was audible even from the 17th floor. The bathroom toiletries were underwhelming for a hotel of this price range. (No shower cap, no cotton wool, etc.) There was nowhere to sit in reception/lobby, and the one small bar adjacent to the lobby was always full. (There is a basement bar but it's currently under refurbishment). Although there appeared to be doormen, they did not open the door for us. We also had to flag our own taxis. An invalid 'honour bar' charge was added to several of our bills and had to be rectified. Bottled water in the room was charged at $9 (cost $1.50 in the shop next door). Overall, quite disappointing from a 'design' point of view and not great value either.

                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel W Union Square Hotel - New York New York location
                                  Show big map »

                                  Hotel Address:

                                  201 Park Avenue South, New York, United States

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • New York
                                    1.8 mi
                                  Airports
                                  Train Stations
                                  • Penn Station
                                    1.1 mi
                                  Underground stations
                                  • 14th Street – Union Square
                                    1000 ft
                                  • Third Avenue BMT Canarsie Line
                                    1400 ft
                                  • Bus stop
                                    400 ft
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Gramercy Tavern (cuisine: American)
                                    800 ft
                                  • Olives (cuisine: Mediterranean, Eclectic)
                                    100 ft
                                  Parks
                                  • Union Square
                                    800 ft
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2012
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    17
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    270