The Watson Hotel
440 57th Street, New York City, New York, 10019, United States
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440 57th Street, New York City, New York, 10019, United States
The Watson Hotel is conveniently located in the popular Midtown West area. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the The Watson Hotel. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature television LCD/plasma screen, internet access - wireless, internet access - wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, heating. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at The Watson Hotel.

Hotel Services and Facilities

Free WiFi Free parking Free breakfast Pet friendly

Hotel facilities

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Newspapers
  • Room Service
  • Tour Desk
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Concierge Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Ironing service
  • Heating
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Ticket service
  • Restaurant (buffet)
  • Daily maid service
  • fitness center
  • All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private)
  • Baggage Storage
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Restaurant With Dining Menu
  • Safe
  • Souvenir/Gift Shop
  • Vending Machine (Drinks)
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Bedding
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stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 7.9 out of 10
Good
Location, and family friendly
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 2.5 out of 10
Poor
Heat air unit remained one temperature 75 degrees and rattled and hummed, it did not automatically come on and off to maintain a constant temperature. In December we had to leave a window cracked to keep the room comfortable. Security was called to the floor two nights once for cigarette smoke filling our bathroom and room from a vent that connected to a floor below. The second incident woke us and kept us up from 4am to 5:45am when two patrons fought and then proceeded to use very loud and offensive language to speak to security who detained them in the hallway. This was frightening for my children. During the remainder of our stay the hallway was filled with smoke and the smell of marijuana, management was made aware. We were never offered a floor change or any type of respite. The room was dated, the carpet was stained and dirty with large accumulations of dust under the beds, air unit, and closet. Pipes squealed and ticked constantly. Mattress was worn and indented and uncomfortably springy. Absolutely not worth the money spent very disappointing to find this type of accommodation on bookings.com - up until now my experience has been awesome.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 7.9 out of 10
Good
the hotel is at a good location the rooms are big enough getting the room was easy
the elevators are old and slow the shower room needs updating the room is abit old in decoration
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 7.9 out of 10
Good
Breakfast excellent.evening service not very good
Waiters had to serve bar as well as restaurant.so there for couldn't manage
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 8.8 out of 10
Excellent
Bedrooms a little worn but adequate for a few nights and comfortable
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 8.3 out of 10
Very Good
The bed was very comfortable. The staff was always available and wanting to help especially Maureen. She was always a pleasure.
I have no complaints.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 5.4 out of 10
Fair
The breakfast was very good, tasty, in the restaurant the staff was very kind. The room was comfy except the mouse.
The cost of the accommodation was 500 USD more than the reservation from booking.com. After we filed the complaints the refund was 320 USD instead of 500 bucks. We had mouse in the tower B. The hotel manager promised to everything would be arranged I did not receive any bill from the hotel nor by e-mail neither by mail. That was the first and the last "staying" in the Watson Hotel.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 8.8 out of 10
Excellent
Spacious for a Manhattan hotel which made my 5 nights stay very comfortable. Tasteful and restrained decor. Quiet, as requested. Clean, with a good sized bath and abundant hot water. Connection to wifi was good as well. In walking distance of midtown and uptown.
Price was reasonable compared to other hotels but still high. No view from window though this is also the norm in most Manhattan hotels.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 8.8 out of 10
Excellent
We had a wonderful view downtown. This was a real highlight.
The bathroom didn't seem to have a working extractor fan, so the room felt damp at times.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 5.4 out of 10
Fair
Bed is really comfy. Location is good.
There was a trash (napkin and paper folder) on the floor in my room, which I think is just inappropriate. Also no curtains - are you kidding me? What if I can't sleep with a complete darkness? I never complain, but was surprised and annoyed.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 7.1 out of 10
Good
Bed was comfy the room was really large
Toilet really old and heater didn’t work at all
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 4.2 out of 10
Disappointing
Good location. Gift shop attendant was nice
The manager Rebecca
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 7.1 out of 10
Good
Great location
Rooms had wear and tear... no curtains. But location made up for that!
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 9.6 out of 10
Exceptional
Great location, clean hotel with large lobby to hangout in and really comfortable beds. A great value with a ton of restaurants within walking distance, Carnegie Hall minutes away and more.
The Wi-Fi was not a secure network.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 9 out of 10
Wonderful
easy location to Central Park and it a short walk to the theatre district, time square and Rickafeller center
Lobby was way to hot and room doors bang loudly if left to close on their own, certainly great for security but at 2am, it wakes you up.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 5.8 out of 10
Okay
The toiletries were decent and the room was clean
The front desk staff was not friendly
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 8.3 out of 10
Very Good
The location is great.
Old building.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 6.3 out of 10
Pleasant
Room was clean and well furnished
Ice machines on 4 different floors were out of order Elevators old and slow Did not used restaurant or bar facilities
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 3.8 out of 10
Poor
The room was relatively large and the proximity to Central Park was nice.
The price for one - $275 for essentially a 1 star hotel is insane. The hotel also does not have A/C which is a massive issue and one I was not made aware of at booking. The heat was on, the room was hot, and opening the windows did little more than to let a little air in and a TON of outside noise. Needless to say, I did not sleep well and would never recommend this hotel. And the icing on the cake is that my room did not have a remote for the tv and it took me multiple requests from the front desk to get a new one.
stayed in December, 2018
Guest Score 7.9 out of 10
Good
Stayed here one night due to a last minute cancellation at an Airbnb and was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is not a luxury hotel by any means, but you get what you're paying for. For all people whining about everything bad about hotels in New York: pay up if you want a more luxurious stay! This is NYC and you're not going to get a high-end stay by paying for a 3 star hotel so I don't understand what some complainers actually are imagining their money is worth. Stop complaining, live by your budget and enjoy a great location to stay in NYC instead! :)
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The Watson Hotel

440 57th Street, New York City, New York, 10019, United States