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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We stayed 1 night at the W Downtown and everything met or exceeded expectations. The hotel and room itself were beautiful and the view of the 911 memorial from our room was an unexpected treat. The staff who met us on arrival were the perfect combination of friendly and professional. They helped us with a few extra questions and needs...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 March 2015

I'd booked the room about a week before I checked in. Although I live quite close to the hotel, I knew I was going to have a crazy week at work, and figured I'd treat myself to a nice room, and good room service to kick off a relaxing weekend. When I made the reservation on the SPG site, I...

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Stayed here for a week in November. My room faced the Freedom tower which provides for amazing views at all times of the day. If you're working in the financial district, the location is great. If you're here for leisure, the area is not the most vibrant at night and few fun restaurants and bars in the neighbourhood. Subway is...

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, Sandra G - Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay! We are delighted that you enjoyed yourself. If we can ever be of any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at 646-826-8600. Looking forward to your next stay. All the best, Temara Exton Director of Rooms

Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Excellent customer service from the front desk to the concierge; everyone is very friendly and has a guest first approach...little thank you's and hellos go a long way. The gym is fantastic, excellent amenities; the lobby is exciting and makes you want to just hang out and enjoy the vibe. The toiletries in the bathroom in each room are also...

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, S_CDN - Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are thrilled that you enjoyed you W New York - Downtown experience and look forward to your next visit. All the best, Temara Exton Director of Rooms

Reviewed 10 February 2015

Have stayed at this property multiple times and always had top-notch experiences! Its location within the city is extremely convenient and we had a very easy time getting from the hotel to all other areas that we wanted to visit. The staff is great and very knowledgeable about the area. The property itself is very trendy and upscale.

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, m1919 - Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience here at W New York - Downtown. We are proud of the team we have here and look forward to your next visit. All the best, Temara Exton Director of Rooms

New York
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The W Hotel is the place to stay when in downtown Manhattan. The location can not be any better. Walking distance to shops, restaurants and the Freedom Towers. The room are all upscale and top of the line. If you stay get a room with the view of the Towers and reflecting pools. Also enjoy the outdoor rooftop bar and...

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, Rosario C - What a wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear about how your enjoyed your stay, the views, and our Living Room Bar and Terrace. Looking forward to your next visit! All the best, Temara Exton Director of Rooms

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Great location, walking distance to trade center and near subway lines. The room was okay. I expected more from the W. Overall the room looked warn, dinged up, small. Bed was comfy. Snacks in room are convenient, but pricey - one of which was a month past experation. Free breakfast drinks - always out of coffee, so I drank tea....

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, sundevilgirly - Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is feedback like this that we need in order to pinpoint areas of needed attention. This information has been passed along to the appropriate team members and we are hoping that your next visit will be a flawless stay with us. Please feel free to...

Reviewed 29 January 2015

Great hotel in a surprising great spot, next to the Freedom Tower. In fact, my room had a direct view of the Tower and the park below. I was on the 9th floor. Lots of convenience stores near by, a few restaurants, an old style boxing gym with a Ring. Steps away from two subway lines. Ten minute walk to...

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, TheFashionExecChef - This is such a great review! Thank you for sharing all the details of your visit with our Trip Advisor readers. We are certainly luck to be in such a great location with so many nearby amenities. Looking forward to your next visit! If you need anything at all, please reach out to me directly at...

Maryland
Reviewed 21 January 2015

If you're near the 9-11 museum or anywhere in lower Manhattan, it's worth a trip to the 5th floor bar at the W Hotel. Amazing view of the city especially at night and the lighting inside the bar itself is mesmerizing. The atmosphere probably ranks a little above the drink selection but those weren't bad either- just fairly typical cocktail...

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, BusinessOrPleasure2 - What a great review! We are thrilled to hear about your review of the Living Room Bar. We hope to see you soon! All the best, Temara Exton Director of Rooms

Michigan
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I have stayed at this hotel twice, and both experiences have been great. Pros: Friendly staff, quick check in, great location (right across the street from the 9/11 memorial, within walking distance to financial district, brooklyn bridge), great "living room" aka lobby/lounge area, great outdoor space with a bar and views of One World building. There was also a giant,...

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Temara E, Director of Rooms at W New York - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, cmusalsa - Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to your return visit - hopefully during the warmer weather to enjoy the Connect Four! All the best, Temara Exton Director of Rooms

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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W New York - Downtown is where the Financial District power action is, rubbing shoulders with the Statue of Liberty, NYSE and Brookfield Place. Power wheel and deal at our sleek and chic Living Room Bar & Terrace with stunning unobstructed north-facing views of 1 World Trade Center. With 217 rooms and 58 floors, explore the signature W bed, innovative technology, fantastic in-room entertainment and more, as Whatever/Whenever(R) makes all big city dreams come true. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W New York - Downtown

Address: 8 Albany Street, New York City, NY 10006
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Financial District
Price Range: $272 - $717 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — W New York - Downtown 4.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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#162 Family Hotel in New York City
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