Based on 370 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Freehand New York puts you in the heart of New York, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like 5th Avenue and Flatiron Building. Highlights at this hotel include 5 restaurants, a nightclub and a 24-hour fitness centre.

All 395 rooms feature Smart televisions with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free bottled water and safes. Nice touches include bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Additionally, room service, hairdryers and phones are available.

The restaurant, Simon and the Whale, serves seafood and is open for dinner. Broken Shaker is the hotel's own rooftop bar, serving drinks along with brunch and dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Midtown hotel include Madison Square Garden and Union Square Park.

Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$193 per night

Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cozy

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Gallery Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

There are 5 restaurants on site, along with a nearby corner/local shop. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A nightclub, a 24-hour fitness centre, and an arcade/games room are also featured at the business-friendly Freehand New York. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. A complete renovation of Freehand New York was completed in December 2017. This 4-star New York hotel is smoke free.

  • 395 guestrooms or units
  • 5 dining venues
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Corner/local shop
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) (26.8 km / 16.7 mi)
  • Train station: New York 23rd St. Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: 23 St. Station (Park Av.) (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Freehand New York offers 395 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Smart televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a bath and shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Smart television
  • Digital channels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Simon and the Whale – This restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Studio – This restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Smile to Go – This Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

GW Bar – This cocktail bar only serves light fare.

Broken Shaker – This rooftop bar serves brunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 26.13 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 100 for adults, and USD 5 and USD 100 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.