The Moderne Hotel - New York

243 West 55 Street, New York, United States, 10019  show map
 3 stars
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The Moderne Hotel - New York

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • Room itself was warm - Location is second to none - Bed was awesome
  • Staff was excellent - Mattress on the bed was beat - View from the room was not great
  • Will definately be going back - Bathroom was better than expected - Library room had a constant supply of coffee and tea
  • Coffee lounge with free tea and coffee - Very near to most attractions - Staff were pleasant
  • Location is close to central park - Air conditioner was a blessing - Bathroom was small

Overview

The intimate 3-star The Moderne Hotel offers quick access to American Museum of Natural History, Central Park and Belvedere Castle. An example of art deco architecture, this hotel was opened in 1922 and was fully restored in 2011.

Located in a downtown area with a stadium, a zoo and bars, guests will see why The Moderne Hotel is admired by many tourists. The venue is set within 6 km from New York city center.

The Moderne Hotel offers a beautiful view to its guests.

59th Street – Columbus Circle subway station is in a 5-minute stroll and Central PK w - W 63 St bus stop is just 5 minutes' walk from the hotel. Fast access to La Guardia airport within 10 km is provided.

Rooms

The hotel offers 37 bright rooms featuring TV, full-length windows, a personal computer, a private safe and climate control as well as en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, towels and guest toiletries. The guestrooms look out on the street. The rooms feature an unique interior.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the Buddha bar to relax with a drink. The Carnegie Deli offers Kosher and Japanese dishes and lies 250 meters away.

Services

Bicycle rental services are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Mirror
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

243 West 55 Street, New York, United States, 10019

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City Center
  • New York
    6.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Frick Collection
    1.5 km
  • Grand Central Station
    1.7 km
Underground stations
  • Seventh Avenue
    200 m
  • 57th Street - Midtown
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • The Carnegie Deli (cuisine: Kosher)
    220 m
  • Basso56 (cuisine: Italian)
    90 m
Parks
  • Time Warner Center
    330 m
  • Randall's Island
    560 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Twin beds
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Deluxe Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
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    Deluxe King Room
    Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Moderne Hotel - New York New York location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      243 West 55 Street, New York, United States, 10019

      Get directions
      City Center
      • New York
        6.0 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Frick Collection
        1.5 km
      • Grand Central Station
        1.7 km
      Underground stations
      • Seventh Avenue
        200 m
      • 57th Street - Midtown
        300 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • The Carnegie Deli (cuisine: Kosher)
        220 m
      • Basso56 (cuisine: Italian)
        90 m
      Parks
      • Time Warner Center
        330 m
      • Randall's Island
        560 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of floors:
        8
      • Number of rooms:
        37

      The Moderne Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Places of interest

      • Studio 54 - 100 m
      • LOOK American Tours - 300 m

      Sport related

      Museums

      • American Dance Festival - 100 m
      • American Friends of the Bible - 100 m
      • Songwriters Hall of Fame - 200 m

      Halls

      • Shetler Studios - 100 m
      • Studio 54 Promotions - 100 m
      • Carnegie Hall - 200 m

      Universities, Institutes

      • Mandl Allied Health School Inc - 100 m
      • Nip - 200 m

      Theaters

      Air business related

      • Cyprus Airways - 100 m

      Casinos

      • Golden Nugget - 200 m

      Underground stations

      • Seventh Avenue - 100 m
      • 57th Street - Midtown - 200 m

      Local attractions

      • New York Transit Museum & New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex - 1.5 km
        Annex at Grand Central Station, New York City
      • Mount Neboh Baptist Church - 1.6 km
        Seventh Avenue, New York City
      • Chrysler Building - 1.6 km
        405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City
      • Empire State Building - 1.9 km
        350 Fifth Avenue, New York City
      • Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC_ - 1.6 km
        147 West 35th Street, Suite 1505, New York City

      Near the hotel

      • Central Park - 950 m
        59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
      • Museum of Arts and Design - 330 m
        2 Columbus Circle, New York City
      • Jazz at Lincoln Center - 460 m
        Broadway at 60th St, New York City
      • Museum of Biblical Art - 560 m
        1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York City
      • Top of the Rock Observation Deck - 810 m
        30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
      • Time Warner Center - 330 m
        10 Columbus Circle, New York City
      • American Folk Art Museum - 560 m
        2 Lincoln Square, New York City

      Restaurants nearby

      • The Carnegie Deli - 220 m

        Address: 854 7th Ave
        Phone: 212-757-2245

        65% likes this, based on 1942 reviews
        Cuisine: Kosher
        Price Range: CAD 16 - CAD 40

      • Patsy's Italian Restaurant - 80 m

        Address: 236 W 56th St
        Phone: +1 212-247-3491

        80% likes this, based on 584 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Italian
        Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 101

      • Yakitori Totto - 20 m

        Address: 251 W 55th St
        Phone: 212 245 4555

        71% likes this, based on 112 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian, Japanese
        Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 25

      • Basso56 - 90 m

        Address: 234 West 56 Street
        Phone: 212-265-2610

        80% likes this, based on 1082 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: CAD 3 - CAD 65

      • McGee's Pub & Restaurant - 20 m

        Address: 240 West 55th Street
        Phone: 212 957 3536

        75% likes this, based on 164 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of floors:
        8
      • Number of rooms:
        37
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      The Moderne Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Moderne

      Average guest rating

      7.8out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 163 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      8.0
      Service
      10.0
      Value
      9.3
      Location
      9.0

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        7.0

        The rooms are very dark since most of them have windows that face (6 feet) another building. If you are planing to stay inside any lenght of time, it is very depressing. The lighting inside the rooms needs improvement.

      • Couple
        7.4

        Location was excellent! Hotel is close to everything: theater district, Rockefeller Plaza/Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Central Park, Empire State Building... Staff friendly, especially Michelle and Vladimir.

        I didn`t like the darkness in the room - there was a tall building right next to the hotel, so there was no day light in the room at all! Also, I asked what my total was going to be for 4 nights, because Booked.net gives you the total excluding taxes. The staff gave me lower price while checking in and a higher price while checking out. I don`t know why noone gave me the contract or something when checking in. I guess that I made a mistake there, too. Overall, a good experience and perfect location: close to everything!

      • Couple
        7.8

        Very close to tourist spots (which can also be a downside if you are looking for a more quiet neighborhood). Room was relatively spacious. Heating which cooked us was quickly fixed when asked.

        Noisy airco outside. Not much fresh air inside.

      • Single
        8.2

        Value for money, friendly-helpful staff, good location, good bed, enough space, comfort

        Room was dark, walls a bit thin and one could occasionally hear the neighbour's fan but not really a problem near bedtime.

      • Single
        6.6

        The location was convenient for midtown activities and it was relatively quiet, except my last night, there were lots of very loud sirens which really startled me.

        The room was very small, and there was one window which opened up to a very dark and ominous alley with a fire escape. In other words, do not open the window! But it would have been nice to have some fresh air as an option. The water pressure in the shower was a little low.

      • Single
        9.2

        Convenient to many attractions and public transport. If you don't mind the size and layout of many European hotels, you should be okay. This hotel is housed in a rather narrow building with small rooms, bathrooms, and cramped hallways. My guest room was very clean, the bed very comfortable, hvac system satisfactory, and nice shower fixtures. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful as well.

        There were still remnants of disarray and musty odors from the recently finished renovation. Elevator is very slow.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        The location just off Broadway at 55th. Free Wi-fi.

        Tiny bathrooms. You and the hotel failed to mention it was still being renovated. The hallways are decorated like Alice in Wonderland. The platform bottom stuck out and we kept hitting it with our feet.

      • Couple
        6.6

        The style of the hotel itself is very cool and modern, as the name suggests. And although the mattress was a bit harder than I'm used to, it was quite comfortable and all of the down pillows were a plus.

        The hotel staff, although friendly, were full of misinformation. The front desk told us to simply ask the person working in the morning to arrange a cab for us to the airport. In the morning, the person working said that since we hadn't arranged for a cab the night before, we'd just have to hail a cab on the street. Thankfully we found a cab pretty easily (even at 4:30 A.M.), but were frustrated--getting a cab to the airport is pretty basic info that the front desk should be able to competently advise guests about. Also, the front desk told us we didn't need to be to jfk airport until about 45 minutes before our flight. Thank God I checked the airport website--if you don't arrive at least 60 minutes before your flight out of jfk, you won't be boarding your plane. Also, when we asked for restaurant recommendations near the hotel, the hotel staff had very little to suggest and weren't familiar with the restaurants located less than 500 feet away. The hotel was also undergoing serious remodeling while we were there, which was generally okay but a little annoying. The hotel provides only one soap in the guestroom when there should be at least two--one for the shower and one for the sink. The water also didn't get hot in the shower--it's just warm. And there's nowhere to hang your towels in the bathroom after you've used them. We were literally trying to hang them over the bathroom door, but then you can't close it. Although the hotel provided a comfy robe, again they provided only one when I assume most rooms are occupied by two guests. Overall, the hotel is cool and nothing was seriously wrong, but it's the little things that add up...

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        I like very much its position. The room is clean and there are 2 big beds.

        It is noisy during the night because of the air condition system and in the room there isn't very much light.

      • Single
        9.6

        Hotel was being renovated- bu staff was courteous and responsive; the room was clean and comfortable

      • Single
        2.8

        Bed was soft and comfortable.

        Staff did not like dealing with a Booked.net reservation and made me wait for over an hour before they checked me in. Room was not "modern" but painted in garish colors. Floor was uneven, carpet dirty, fixtures in bad shape or done sloppy in construction.

      • Single
        8.8

        Location was excellent and easy walk to major areas. It was a safe, clean hotel and reasonably priced. Overall good value and somewhere I would stay again.

        My room had no natual sunlight, the window overlooked a brick wall, but seeings I was out all day it wasn't a big deal.

      • Single
        8.2

        The staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful.

        I didn't like not having any natural light in the room, it felt very claustrophobic and the air conditioning is just too loud.

      • Couple
        10.0

        It is recently renovated with hotel and location is perfect a 5 min walk to time square and cheap restaurant when you turn right and go up streets. Staff were very friendly and the room had a fridge, hairdryer,iron and very comfy bed and rain shower. Loved the decor

        The room is small and no light as when you open window you face a brick wall. It not really something that was of too much concern as when your in New York your out most of the day.

      • Couple
        9.2

        nice rooms , walk to times square broadway in less then 10 mins central park in 10 mins subway in less then 5 mins would stay here again looby staff very helpfull

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Moderne Hotel - New York New York location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      243 West 55 Street, New York, United States, 10019

      Get directions
      City Center
      • New York
        6.0 km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Frick Collection
        1.5 km
      • Grand Central Station
        1.7 km
      Underground stations
      • Seventh Avenue
        200 m
      • 57th Street - Midtown
        300 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • The Carnegie Deli (cuisine: Kosher)
        220 m
      • Basso56 (cuisine: Italian)
        90 m
      Parks
      • Time Warner Center
        330 m
      • Randall's Island
        560 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of floors:
        8
      • Number of rooms:
        37