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Hotel Description

At The Watson Hotel you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Central Park and Columbus Circle. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 591 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. Room service, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the fitness center and seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 3.5-star Midtown hotel include Metropolitan Opera House and Lincoln Center.

Basic Double Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$90* Per night/room 26 Jan. - 27 Jan.

Accessible King with Roll in Shower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Corner Double Double Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Accessible Double

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Watson Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Watson Hotel

Everyone (1) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Excellent staff, very accommodating. Music in the bar not kid friendly at 830pm

Posted by on 1 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Jul. 2019 by Sevil

Hello Anonymous, Thank you for your positive feedback. We appreciate it.

2 out of 5

Not good

Room was very stuffy and old. Hallways were very smelly, smelt like cigarettes. The air con was old and made the room smell so we couldn't use it. The towels hung over the toilet and we had to touch them to flush it.

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Oct. 2017 by Michael

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time and writing a review about The Watson Hotel. Thank you for pointing out the areas of concern. We take all the complaints very seriously and constantly work on improvements. Thank you for staying with us. Sincerely, Michael Melendez Guest Service Manager

Property Features

The Watson Hotel offers its guests a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly The Watson Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star New York hotel is smoke free.

  • 591 guestrooms or units
  • 18 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1964
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) (26.5 km / 16.4 mi)
  • Train station: New York Penn Station (2.7 km / 1.7 mi)
  • Metro station: 50 St. Station (8th Av.) (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Watson Hotel offers 591 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. 40-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This New York hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

The Watson Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 1 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per day.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards

Fees

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

  • A 4.5 percent city/local tax will be charged
  • Destination fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

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.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 28.69 for adults and USD 28.69 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 52 per day
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Watson Hotel New York
  • Watson Hotel
  • Watson New York
  • Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
  • Holiday Inn Midtown New York
  • Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
  • Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
  • The Watson Hotel Hotel
  • The Watson Hotel New York
  • The Watson Hotel Hotel New York

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in September.
  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 6 PM.
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