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San Antonio
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Good location and the room was large by NYC standards. We were only here for three nights and I was very tired when we arrived so the first night was OK. Once I was back in the game I found the room was not real comfortable. The bed was not real comfortable and the bedding was very uncomfortable. The A/C...

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Evansville, IN
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Just returned from a week at The Blakely booked through Snique Away. We stayed in a mini-suite with king bed, living area and kitchenette. Staff were very courteous and helpful- makes for a welcoming, homey kind of vibe. Location is ideal and room was beautiful. Sedan transport to and from airport is available for $50, same price as taxi and...

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Nice Boutique Hotel located in midtown Manhattan..Walking distance to Broadway Shows & Restaurants..16 floors but only 6 rooms per floor..Good Continental Breakfast included in price..Fruit, Juice, Bagels, Pastries, Cereal, Great Granola Cereal..Attentive Staff and Best Value for the room rate...Would definitely recommended to our friends visiting NYC..

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Amory, Mississippi
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Stayed in JR Suite with spouse and grandchild, plenty of room, central to Times Square, Central Park, Rockefeller Center. Friendly helpful staff , no noise, very clean, no more money than everything else in area, i pre-paid through a service and got a better rate. Not as much view as some places on times Square but we were well pleased...

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ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in a suite, the hotel is a bit dated, the staff were very helpful, room was a bit dated as well, really clean though, the elevator is always busy!! the breakfast was a bit of a disappointment, the staff seemed very busy with very little time to top up the buffet as it had...

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Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

We did a lot of research before coming to NYC and for the price the room is quite big by NY standards. Plenty of room for our family of 4. Room has 2 queen beds and sleeper sofa too. Beds are super comfy bathroom all marble with an amazing shower, we have an amazing bathroom at home but this shower...

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Pittsville, Maryland
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Rooms were clean, comfortable, tastefully decorated, spacious. Shower was exceptional. They anticipated every need and filled it before you could ask for it. Personnel was always friendly and anxious to help. Parking garage next door was very convenient and reasonably priced. The only slight inconvenience was a bit of a wait being seated for breakfast due to limited seating. We...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 August 2013

I had stayed at the Blakely some time ago and was looking forward to a return visit. Unfortunately, it doesn't look as if they have put any money into the hotel since my last visit. The rooms are very threadbare with peeling wallpaper, threadbare furniture and a mildew smell because of the condensation on the terrible window air conditioner. The...

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Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2013

The Blakely New York was a great place to stay. We were on the 14th floor and any noise from the street (expected in New York) was minimal. The 1 bedroom we had was a good size and the kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave made the stay even better. We did not use the on-site restaurant or bar but it...

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Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

Me and my mom went to New York for spring break. This hotel was pretty small. The rooms were small but clean. The breakfast was okay. They didn't have a big selection. But it was very clean. I felt like everything was clean and I'm vey picky about cleanness. The staff were very nice.

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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In heart of Midtown Manhattan Central Park West, steps way from Times Square and 5th Avenue Shops. A 4 Diamond Property, voted one of top hotels by US News 2014, Zagat Best Hotel 2014. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blakely New York

Address: 136 West 55th Street, Bet. 6th & 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $247 - $604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Blakely New York 4.5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
The Blakely New York Hotel New York City
Blakely Hotel New York City
Blakely New York City
Blakely New York Hotel
Hotel Style:
#81 Family Hotel in New York City
#109 Business Hotel in New York City
#112 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#122 Luxury Hotel in New York City
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“Absolutely on one the higher floor (>10th floor), they are much quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Rebecca2004, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suites are wonderful for longer stays.”
 of 5 bubbles JAugustWest, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a lower room closer to lobby”
 of 5 bubbles Bmore4Sure, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the advertised specials...sometimes they offer upgrades....go for the bigger rooms if you can afford them”
 of 5 bubbles petercL395EO, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Maybe a very high floor on the 54th side would be sufficient to shield you, but no guarantees”
 of 5 bubbles awcharlotte, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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