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The Watson Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Bethalto, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice hotel, cozy and close to many neat things! I was in town for a conference but it was nice to have this place to come back to in the New York winter! There is even a nice gift shop and restaurant on site! Would gladly stay here again!

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VanessaWatsonHotel, Front Office Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Hello StanDubar, Thank you sooooo much for your comments. I am so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and your loyalty. We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Vanessa Vigo Front Service Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my staying at The Watson. The position is perfect, just 10 min walking from Times Square and 3 min walking to the subway. Tons of restaurants around, but a quite place as well. Rooms are spacious, beds are comfortable, and the view from the room it's just amazing. I had a room at  the17th floor and the view...

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VanessaWatsonHotel, Front Office Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Corinne A, Wow!!! Your comments totally rock!!! Thank you so much for your amazing and kind words. I will be sure to share them with Andrew, Michael and Valdy. I am so pleased to know that you truly enjoyed your stay and my staff. I thank you for the recommendation. Please come again soon. Kind regards, Vanessa Vigo Front...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average hotel. Maintenance -- Quick response when called re issue with shower draining. Bell hop - I left the hotel 5x and never found someone to assist with getting a cab. Thin walls - If you're a light sleeper, you might want to avoid this hotel. Housekeeping issues - after cleaning, glove left in room; items found under bed (sock--not...

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VanessaWatsonHotel, Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings, Please accept our sincere apologies for the experience you had at our property. This is far from the service we aim to provide. We do hope you return and give us the opportunity to provide you with a better hotel experience. Kind Regards, Gabriela

Leesburg, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Watson Hotel is a great place to stay located in Midtown Manhattan. Absolutely amazing staff, well trained, very friendly and accommodating. In House dining areas are very clean and well kept. Food is very good especially after a long day. Rooms are clean very comfortable and quiet. You could not ask for a more convenient hotel with a friendlier...

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VanessaWatsonHotel, Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Warm Greetings Stephanie268, I am very pleased to read your review. My staff is very thankful for your comments and we appreciate you taking the time to write about your wonderful experience with us. We hope you visit again in the near future. Kindly, Gabriela A

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at the Watson. Location is close to Times Square and many subway stops, lots of restaurants outside. Very quiet at night for New York. Comfy beds, large rooms and friendly staff. Rooms cleaned each day too. Only downside for me was small bathroom and no curtains, just blinds. I think people have been a little...

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VanessaV57, Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Caz281988, Thank you so much for your review! I am very pleased to read that you were able to enjoy our convenient location near Times Square and many restaurants. I will be sure to share your comments with our staff. We hope to see again in the near future. Regards, Gabriela A

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing staff, extremely well trained, helpful and accommodating. Rooms seem to have been recently remodeled, above expectations. Wish they had a microwave/small fridge and I had to ask for extra hangers and things. Only two elevators were working, which is not enough as they often have large groups. The hallways are in desperate need of a makeover. Very good...

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VanessaV57, Front Office Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Traveler_Mel_Bell, Thanks for your awesome comments and for your recommendation. We are sooooo pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff exceptional. I will be sure to share your wonderful comments with them. We hope to welcome you back some day soon. Kind regards, Vanessa

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Former holiday inn, this property is really basic. Rooms are great and renewed. Lobby and hallways are really dated. Staff was friendly and helpful. Nice area, just a bit far from trains. Overall, a nice stay!

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VanessaV57, Front Office Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Henrique H, Thank you for your comments. I'm pleased that you found our rooms great and our staff friendly and helpful. Please come again. Kind regards, Vanessa

Madrid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel in March 2017 for 4 days . A very bad experience unfortunately ! The room was very dirty , the staff is horrible ! Just don't go there ! There are many other hotels far better than this one in the same area and in the same price range !

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VanessaV57, Front Office Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Alpax1979, Thank you for your comments. I am sorry to read that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us and that we fell short of your expectations. We hope you will reconsider visiting us so that we have the opportunity to give you a better hotel experience. Kind regards, Vanessa

North Liberty, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel rooms are of average size...which is bigger than many in NYC but the rooms are dated and somewhat worn. We received a room that smelled of smoke and the staff quickly gave us a different room. The restaurant is quite mediocre, so go around the corner to Route 66 cafe or elsewhere.

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VanessaV57, Front Office Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Brassmat, Thank you for sharing your comments about your stay. I am so sorry to know that the previous guest decided to break the law by smoking in a non-smoking building. It saddens me to know that people are so inconsiderate of others. I am glad we were able to accommodate you to a more pleasant room. We hope...

Washington DC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great value not far from Times Square. Very big rooms for NYC. Super nice and friendly front desk attendant Jasna went out of her way to welcome us and get us great rooms!!! Big comfortable beds and free wifi too.

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VanessaV57, Front Office Manager at The Watson Hotel, responded to this review

Hi David W, Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to share your wonderful words with Jasna. We do hope you can visit us again. Kind regards, Vanessa

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Midtown
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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about The Watson Hotel

Address: 440 West 57th Street, New York City, NY 10019-3013 (Formerly Holiday Inn Midtown / 57th St)
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Hell's Kitchen , Manhattan
Price Range: €149 - €340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Watson Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 597
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Midtown New York
Holiday Inn New York City
Holiday Inn Nyc
Holiday Inn Times Square
Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
New York City Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for an high level floor to avoid the street noise.”
  • View from the windows.
  • View from the entrance. Super comfy bed.
  • Flat TV with lot of channels + Keurig coffee machine.
NRRobinson, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“18th floor had picturesque views!”
895margueritec, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“"B" building was good. Room was on 57th St but pretty quiet - good blackout curtains. No noise from neighboring rooms.”
KarinL563, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't park in their garage or need special help with a problem.”
acmc2017, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tower A rooms had a good view.”
smmartin, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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