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Waldorf Astoria - New York

301 Park Avenue, New York, New York, United States, 10022-6897  show map
 4 stars
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Waldorf Astoria - New York

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 80 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa & wellness centre

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Editorial review:

This legendary spot has been frequented by every sitting American president since Herbert Hoover. It's fairy-tale like and has an incredible lobby. The staff is accommodating and treats you like royalty. The room quality varies greatly, though, from great to subpar. There are renovations underway along with a Guerlain spa being added.

Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was full of original features - Friendly staff - Air conditioning didn't seem to be very effective
  • Maid servcie was first class - Bathroom had bathtub with shower - No free drinking water in the rooms
  • Staff were rude - Complimentary breakfast - Public areas are amazing
  • Room service was prompt - Staff was pleasant - Bed was wonderfully soft
  • Service was outstanding - Room was nicely decorated - Very convenient to rockefeller center

Overview

The deluxe Waldorf Astoria Hotel provides guests with 1245 designer rooms as well as currency exchange, a gift shop and a barber shop. The property opened in 1929 and features elegant architecture.

A superb setting within 15 minutes' walk of Grand Central train station offers fast access to Century 21, which is 6 km away. The venue is set within 6 km from New York city center.

The hotel is set next to a gallery, a museum and a cathedral.

Offering easy access to restaurants and bars, the hotel is a 5-minute walk from Lexington Avenue/59th Street underground station and 50 meters away from Lexington Av - E 56 St bus stop. Waldorf Astoria Hotel is easily accessible from La Guardia airport lying within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Waldorf Astoria Hotel features rooms offering a magnificent view of the park that come with free Wi-Fi, climate control, flat-screen television, a safe and coffee/tea makers along with a dishwasher and a stove. These rooms have mosaic floor and comfortable furniture.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of Japanese cuisine are served in the lounge restaurant. Oscar's Brasserie and Bull & Bear Steakhouse are situated in a shopping area, about 30 meters away of the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The on-site limousine rentals are also available.

Relax

The youngest guests are offered cribs, babysitting and a mini club. Lawn tennis and racquetball as well as fitness classes and a gym will help travelers keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 80 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   27.  Number of rooms:   1245.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Wardrobe
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Waldorf Astoria - New York New York location
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Hotel Address:

301 Park Avenue, New York, New York, United States, 10022-6897

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City Centre
  • New York
    3.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    2300 ft
Underground stations
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    700 ft
  • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Oscar's Brasserie (cuisine: American)
    0 ft
  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
    800 ft
Parks
  • Paley Park
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    27
  • Number of rooms:
    1245

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral700 ft
  • Metrazur1000 ft

Popular areas

  • Rockefeller Center1400 ft

Places of interest

Shopping areas

Museums

  • Jeanie Johnson CO400 ft
  • Architectural League700 ft
  • Dahesh Museum Inc1400 ft
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab1400 ft

Parks

Halls

  • Ywca of the City-New York700 ft
  • American Video.com700 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Saint Bonaventure University400 ft
  • Institute of Allied Medical1000 ft
  • Gemological Institute-America1400 ft
  • Cornell University1400 ft

Casinos

  • Alpha Hospitality Corp1000 ft
  • Harrah's Marketing Svc Corp1400 ft

Underground stations

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Central Park\'s Literary Walk 5000 ft
    New York City, NY
  • Koreatown5000 ft
    32nd Street
  • Greeley Square Park5100 ft
    Broadway, Ave of Americas bet. W 32 St and W 33 St
  • The Shops at Columbus Circle5000 ft
    10 Columbus Cir Time Warner Center
  • Shubert Theatre5000 ft
    330 W 42nd Street, New York City

Near the hotel

  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck1900 ft
    30 Rockefeller Center Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues
  • Forbidden Broadway900 ft
    47th Street Theatre, New York City
  • St. Patrick\'s Cathedral1200 ft
    460 Madison Ave
  • Austrian Cultural Forum New York1300 ft
    11 East 52nd Street
  • St. Bartholomew\'s Church500 ft
    109 E 50th St at Park Ave.
  • Seagram Building 1000 ft
    375 Park Ave S New York
  • American Girl Place - New York1300 ft
    609 5th Ave at 49th Street

Restaurants nearby

  • Oscar's Brasserie0 ft

    Address: 301 Park Avenue At 50th St
    Phone: 212-872-4920

    63% likes this, based on 157 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 45

  • Bull & Bear Steakhouse400 ft

    Address: 570 Lexington Avenue
    Phone: 212-872-1275

    70% likes this, based on 349 reviews
    Price Range: USD 25 - USD 75

  • Inside Park at St Bart's200 ft

    Address: 109 East 50th St on Park Avenue
    Phone: 212 593 3333

    56% likes this, based on 91 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 80

  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City800 ft

    Address: 797 Third Avenue
    Phone: 212-753-1530

    66% likes this, based on 708 reviews
    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 61

  • The National400 ft

    Address: 557 Lexington Ave at 50th Street
    Phone: 212-715-2400

    70% likes this, based on 293 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 41

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    27
  • Number of rooms:
    1245

Waldorf Astoria Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Waldorf Astoria

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 1785 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
6.0
Value
8.0
Dining
7.0

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    10.0

    confort and service

    we were supposed to get a king size bed and we got a queen size bed

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The stay was wonderful and the surroundings and location excellent. It was a luxury hotel and therefore the pricing reflected this. Never the less a very nice experience to go with my first trip to New York

  • Family with children
    6.6

    Great hotel and good service. But confusion regarding my booking caused initial problems. However the staff made up with a one day complimentary upgrade to the Astoria Suites.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Fantastic location, very friendly and helpful staff and free wi-fi in the lobby. The sunday brunch looked great but we didn't get it.

    It is huge and so lacks the personal touch of some smaller hotels. No swimming pool for a 5 star hotel. The lobby is extremely busy and noisy with people passing through a lot.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The staff were very welcoming & helpful

    No safe in the room & minute closet. Catering was not up to scratch for such a big hotel.Was impossible to have a normal breakfast on the weekends ... buffet was compulsory. It would be good to be able to dine after 9pm at the coffee shop....food services expensive but not good. \We went to the Sherry Netherland each morning for an excellent well served breakfast at half the price!

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Comfortable, old world charm, courteous and polite staff, overall great experience

    Different room charges were not communicated during modification of booking.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Spacious room and bathroom, though decor was a little tired. Found all staff that we came in contact with friendly and professional. I had e mailed that this was a special birthday trip for my husband and there was a bottle of cava and a hand written note in our room.

    The main lobby is rather dark and gloomy. Would have enjoyed a swimming pool in the hotel.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Não gostei do quarto que me deram,mas prontamente trocaram,funcionarios atenciosos ,nivem de limpesa bom ,conforto exelente

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    We had a lovely stay in the Waldorf. Enjoyed our stay very much. Our room wasn't ready when we arrived at 2.30 pm but besides that everything was perfekt.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Our stay was intended to be a treat, and it was. A stay at the Waldorf Astoria is not something most people would shedule, but as a treat the stay was a lot of fun, and worth doing. It is an interesting place.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Wonderful old world charm hotel, mostly very friendly and helpful staff. Because we had something to celebrate, we got an upgrade to a minisuite with a view on the Chrysler building! Breakfast buffet at Oscar's very expensive, but also very good. Our older children very much liked the free WiFi in the lobby.

    We got the nightly turndown service only two times instead of every six nights. And when we asked specifically for a minivan to leave for the airport (because the check out staff had advised us to), the doorman hailed a normal cab despite our wish and acted rude to us. Not a very good farewell after a lovely stay.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Lots of space in the rooms, new widescreen flat TV, excelent towels, etc. etc.

    There is a recession under way and the hotel has not done anything to help guests reducing their bill by making available a contintental breakfast at around $ 10, coffee and a couple of toasts. Breakfast at $ 30 is just too much if you are not on a corporate expense account. You can get a $ 10 breakfast downstairs at Starbucks but you have to wait in line (a long time) and then take the coffee and croissants to your room which is messy.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    I lked the location ,the decoration, the reputation, and excellent tradition.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The Waldorf Astoria is an iconic hotel in an excellent location right in the heart of Manhattan. The room was an excellent size and we really enjoyed our stay here. We especially liked the buzz in the beautiful lobby and having a cocktail watching the world go by.

    Some minor complaints about the room was that it smelled faintly of damp which the hotel was obviously aware of as they had left the windows open for the day before we had time to check in. Also the mini bar wasn't stocked and it's a shame our room didn't have a better view.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    lovely hotel and comfortable

    enjoy all except for the money taken off my account at the end of stay, took more than suppose and still hasn't been refunded bac to my card,emailed hotel direct but resonse was not good enough and didn't answer my question so not overly happy.

How to reach hotel

hotel Waldorf Astoria - New York New York location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

301 Park Avenue, New York, New York, United States, 10022-6897

Get directions
City Centre
  • New York
    3.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    2300 ft
Underground stations
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    700 ft
  • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Oscar's Brasserie (cuisine: American)
    0 ft
  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
    800 ft
Parks
  • Paley Park
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    27
  • Number of rooms:
    1245