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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a place to stay that doesn't let all the "New York buzz" in, this is it. Almost peaceful atmosphere and great in room dining, super breakfast! It's worth choosing the upper floors, great view.

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enter the building from ground level and actual hotel was 2 floors up. Arrived and although room was suppose to be ready upon arrival we had to wait over an hour. Our room was supposedly an upgrade! It was small with no space for luggage. My husband put his luggage on the floor. TV did not work, called for assistance.... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

10 stars!! Thanks to Johnny and Elaine at The James Hotel in Soho, for making our 20th Anniversary Magical!The upgrade to the Penthouse suite was a dream come true for us, we had the most Amazing View of the city and the suite was beautiful! The chocolate covered strawberries and wine included.

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Thank Sunflowers328
Jerome C, Front Office Manager at The James New York, responded to this review

Dear Sunflowers328, Thank you for the remarkable review, We are so pleased to hear that your recent stay at The James has left such an impression on you. We greatly appreciate your compliments regarding the attention to detail that we place on the experience of our guests. Furthermore, We are happy to see that Johnny & Elaine made your stay... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel often to NYC from Australia for work and usually stay at boutique hotels for long stays. I have to say I felt very welcomed here and it was like I was at home. Johnny in particular was very helpful and accomodating and let me say the Bellman (I've totally blanked at his name maybe Gill) genuine person so... More 

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Jerome C, Front Office Manager at The James New York, responded to this review

Dear sarahmedizaday, Thank you so much for your review! We greatly appreciate your feedback in regards to how Johnny delivered exceptional service as always. We are pleased to see that you had the opportunity to enjoy our daily coffee and scones available in the mornings complimentary. Your feedback will be shared with the team as they will be humbled by... More 

Asheville, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided last minute to cancel our reservation at the Waldorf and stay here. We had stayed at the James in Chicago and liked it but this stay in Soho was really disappointing. First, for a nightly rate somewhere between $400-500 this hotel needs to seriously up its game: The lobby is small and unimpressive and doesn't offer many of... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The James is in a great Soho location, walking distance to the Freedom Tower. I stay here regularly for business and feel they have elevated their level of service. Very friendly, Rebecca at the front desk remembered me by name when I checked in, which was impressive. My room was very comfortable and will continue to make The James my... More 

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Jerome C, Front Office Manager at The James New York, responded to this review

Dear Mr John Willam B, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us at The James! – We greatly appreciate your compliments regarding Rebecca provided outstanding service. The team will greatly be humbled by your kinds words and acknowledgements. Thank you again for your review and we very much look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, Jerome Collins,... More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a repeat visitor to the James NY, I can say without hesitation that it is not up to par with the level previously set by management. This is my 5th visit to the James since 2013 - in fact I have not stayed at another hotel in NY SINCE 2013 - so I am VERY sad and disappointed to... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken here by a couple of New Yorkers and it turned out to be a true New York bar. Amazing view from the roof terrace which has a pool, great drinks and good music. Certainly worth a visit. Well made cocktails and excellent DJ

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Jerome C, Front Office Manager at The James New York, responded to this review

Dear Ed B, Thank you so kindly for you feedback. We are pleased that you had a chance to experience JIMMY and take in the breathtaking 360 panoramic view of the city. Please come back and see us soon! Kind Regards, Jerome Collins, CRDE Front Office Manager The James New York - SoHo More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place for a 4 night stay hidden gem ! Intimate and great atmosfere, David Kitchen and Jimmy's roof top bar great. place to unwind all under the same roof Maidstone service a little sloppy as didnt replenish my complimentary tea and coffee all week but room spotless daily

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Jerome C, Front Office Manager at The James New York, responded to this review

Dear Simone N, Thank you for your kind compliments regarding your most recent stay at The James New York SoHo. However, I would like to apologize in regards to your teas and coffee not being restocked daily, You review has been shaed wth the management team in regards. Thanks again for your feedback and we look forward to your return.... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone I encountered made my stay really enjoyable. I saw Erica at breakfast and she actually remembered my name from my previous stay at The James! It made me feel special and it was the true meaning of customer service. Definitely recommend this location!

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Jerome C, Front Office Manager at The James New York, responded to this review

Dear Skylar M, Thank you so much for your review! We greatly appreciate your feedback in regards to how Erica delivered exceptional service as always. Your feedback will be shared with the team as they will be humbled by your kind review. Thanks again and It is our pleasure to share our hospitality with you and we look forward to... More 

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Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping destinations in the world. Housing everything from the most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with big-name stores and people during the day, while Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to explore by foot. Take a detour down the quieter side streets to see the real star of the district –majestic cast-iron architecture everywhere you look. What were once warehouses and art studios are now meticulously restored loft buildings favored by many of New York’s celebrities, making SoHo one of the trendiest addresses in the city. The pretty streets of Nolita (North of Little Italy) offer a more sedate vibe, with plenty of tiny boutiques and hip restaurants to seek out.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Anchoring Soho's southwest corner, The James New York is an ideally situated, warmly modern, residential styled luxury hotel that delivers an artful blend of exquisitely hand-crafted design, intuitive service and personalized comfort. Unique features include all-glass Sky Lobby, rooftop deck and pool with river-to-river Manhattan views. The lush Urban Garden is an outdoor escape, offering seasonal entertainment, cultural events and fine cuisine. With activities including Tribeca Film Festival screenings, yoga, spa services, croquet and more, the Urban Garden is a hub for creative communities to gather and interact. Guests are invited to dine at David Burke Kitchen which offers wholesome and hearty modern American food, locally sourced and presented in the creative and whimsical style that is Burke's trademark. Enjoy cocktails at JIMMY, our rooftop bar which boasts a sexy social atmosphere, with an enclosed bar and lounge set against 360-degree views of the Manhattan skyline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The James New York

Address: 27 Grand St., New York City, NY 10013-1618
Region: United States > New York > New York City > SoHo , Manhattan
Price Range: £235 - £499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The James New York 4.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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The James New York Hotel New York City
Hotel Style:
#46 Business Hotel in New York City
#113 Family Hotel in New York City
#113 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#141 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles mmpehp, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The staff lie about rooms. I booked a Delux King Size and it was identical in size to a queen but with a king bed. Don't be ripped off.”
 of 5 bubbles jaimen, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms nice but no need to splurge for high floor”
 of 5 bubbles pelun, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner studios offer incredible views and are worth the slight bump in price.”
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“Aim for the north or east sides, and not directly below the bar/pool.”
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