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Located just steps away from 5th Avenue in the heart of Midtown & the vibrant NoMad neighborhood. We’re just minutes away from Penn Station, & by train from the United Nations, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, museums & shopping. Life Hotel,once the headquarters of the iconic LIFE Magazine where celebrated artists both lived & produced the publication – blurs the lines between work & play. Our 98-room hotel has been restored to its former glory with the additions of the restaurant HENRY at Life Hotel, lobby bar & basement speakeasy, Gibson + Luce, by veteran restauranteur Stephen Hanson & NYC Chef Michael Vignola. Inside the newly renovated guest rooms, ranging from Classic Queen to multi room Suites, features & services include: complimentary Wi-Fi, HD TV's, all-natural LATHER bath products, a 24/7 gym & a pet-friendly policy, a stay at Life Hotel is easy. Need a restaurant reservation? Forgot your toothbrush? Our awesome, friendly staff is only a text message or call away.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Breakfast Available
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
463Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
77Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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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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All reviews life magazine filtered water nyc boutique hotel huge tv hotel exceeded my expectations super comfortable bed robes and slippers bath and shower highly recommend staying here small window new york korea town midtown area king size bed would stay again penn station an iron
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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed for one night and loved the hotel. The room was comfortable, bathroom was spacious and the staff were so friendly and helpful. The restaurant in the lobby is great too. The only minus is the lack of tea/coffee in the bedroom as I really...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Nicbb
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded today

New York is a city with limitless options for practically everything, so we're thrilled you chose to stay with us at Life Hotel! It delights us that you enjoyed your one-night getaway and we're glad to hear that you rested comfortably and received top-notch service....More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have never been more betrayed by other people’s reviews before, and I regularly travel for business all around the world. I can only assume the 2-3 staff they have spend all their downtime writing reviews for the hotel. The location is interesting - close...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Nicole, Thank you very much for taking a moment out of your busy day to leave us a thoughtful and detail review of your time with us. It's disappointing that your visit did not meet your expectations, as our goal is always to deliver...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very Nice Hotel, is super clean en the bar downstairs is also Great, nearby the hotspots of New York, bathroom is very small we went here with familie and we had 2 rooms. For 4 days iT is fine to stayMore

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Maarten-zm
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Maarten, Thank you for making us a part of your adventures! Here at Life Hotel, it is such a pleasure to help our guests feel right at home here in New York. We're so happy you had a clean, cozy, and convenient visit and...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Love the history behind this hotel - would definitely recommend reading up about it ahead of your stay as it makes it all the more special. The rooms are stunning with cute little fixtures and accents, beds are very comfortable and the bathrooms are great...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank natasha476
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Natasha, We take great pride in our unique history, and we're delighted to learn that you appreciated this during your stay. It's also fantastic to learn that our well-appointed rooms, comfortable beds, and great value helped you to further enjoy your visit. Come back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 3 nights at LIFE Hotel (room 507). It was a very nice hotel experience in the center of New York. The hotel is fresh renovated and everything looks nice. The room was small, but really cosy and very well clean! Internet connection was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Cliente_esigente
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Life HotelResponded 1 week ago

Providing clean and comfortable accommodations is always our primary goal here at the Life Hotel, so we're glad to know you enjoyed these aspects during your stay. We'll be sure to discuss your feedback with the team so we can improve upon our guests' experience,...More

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30 November 2018|
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Response from June G | Reviewed this property |
If you are having your sleep disturbed call the desk and complain especially for what you are paying. The owner should receive a letter as well. He needs to realize that those of us who stayed there are valuable guests and... More
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Eugene W
5 October 2018|
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We were able to open (with some physical strength) the bathroom window, yet didn't even try to open the main bedroom window since the weight of the smaller bathroom window was difficult enough. I imagine it would definitely... More
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24 September 2018|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
My room also had a standard tub/shower combination.
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"Ask about windows if that's a priority for you"
676julietg
25 Oct 2018
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"Just don’t."
cypora29
19 Oct 2018
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"7th floor room was great. No noise at all from other rooms."
984Lou93
7 Oct 2018
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"Did not have a choice- last room"
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29 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$155 - US$665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityManhattanTenderloinKoreatownMidtown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
98
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