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InterContinental New York Barclay

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Milford, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The other half and I stayed here for a night this weekend when we were in town for the opera. We've stayed at the Intercontinental in Times Square several times and whilst nice, The Barclay is a much more beautiful property in a much more peaceful location. The refurbishment was a huge success as the lobby and guest rooms are...

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London, United Kingdom
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I stayed here three years ago and although it was lovely, the staff were quite unpleasant to say the least. However, I booked again this year to bring my mum and we could not have had a better time. I was unaware that it had recently been upgraded but they've done a great job. Rooms are spotless and comfortable and...

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to stay at this beautiful hotel for 3 nights. From arrival to check out the service we received was flawless. The hotel is beautifully furnished with luxury furnishings and finishing touches. It was Valentine's Day while we visited and chocolate gifts were left in our room which was a lovely surprise. The staff are all very...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The only word to describe our visit is “outstanding”. From the moment we pulled up outside to the moment we left, we were blown away. The foyer is beautiful, with soft Sinatra tunes playing as you walk into the beautiful reception. We didn’t find a nicer hotel experience in all of Manhattan and felt particularly smug about how much nicer...

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Arlon, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel, very confortable bedding, very nice people, and great concierge service. We slept well, that's the most important thing when you visit New-York. We definitely recommend this hotel that is very well located, closed to Time Square, the Rockfeller Center and some very nice places to eat.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My mother, aunt, family friend and myself stayed at this wonderful hotel for five nights in November 2016. Our trip was for sight seeing and shopping! NYC is not some where you travel too spend time in hotels you are out and about for hours daily! Many people said before our travels you don't care where you sleep as you...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed for business. The hotel rooms were quite large for NYC. The hotel is beautiful and the service was excellent. Special thanks to Suzana. She is a concierge at the hotel and went out of her way to help me. Thank you Suzana.

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Worcestershire
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for three nights on a birthday trip to NYC with my two teenage sons, booked The Barclay through BA holidays and what a great choice it turned out to be. Super rooms, all newly refurbished everything spotless and clean and everything works as it should! Great mid town location, thoroughly obliging staff, and the gin bar a real bonus!...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently headed over to the InterContinental Barclay to site the property for future meetings. We used to love the hotel and have not had a chance to see it since it reopened. Lauren gave us a wonderful tour of all the meeting space and the rooms. The meeting space is absolutely gorgeous and can fit our needs well. The...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am less than 2 weeks away from check-in date. The telephone Customer Relations Department service has been absolutely horrible. If I could cancel my reservations, I would, but unfortunately I have a non-refundable rate. Absolutely no effort, whatsoever, to resolve issue or offer a solution of any kind. Monumental disappointment.

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HerveHoudre, General Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Hello janeestrin, I am very sorry you are having a difficult time resolving your issue. I sent you a private message and look forward to hearing from you soon. Again, my apologies and have a great night. Warm regards, Hervé Houdré General Manager

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Barclay Bar & Grill
Barclay Bar & Grill
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Since first opening its doors in 1926, the InterContinental New York Barclay has welcomed countless guests to enjoy a luxurious residential-style experience in the heart of the city. Originally constructed as part of the Grand Central Terminal expansion, The Barclay became one of four notable railroad hotels built to service the well-heeled men and women travelling to New York City. Its convenient location, directly above the railroad tracks, permitted the hotel the unique distinction of having its own platform in the basement, ideal for the upscale rail traveler who occasionally arrived by private train car. In addition to its Midtown East location, the hotel made an immediate impact with tenants and critics alike for its characteristic atmosphere of comfort and elegant domesticity. From that moment, The Barclay began to write its history as the hotel of choice for those looking to take respite in this stately residential hotel of international prestige. Today, the InterContinental New York Barclay remains Manhattan’s preeminent luxury hotel after undergoing the most ambitious restoration in its history. Combining sophistication and contemporary design, while staying true to its original Federalist style details, The Barclay exudes confidence and warmth, delivering the same residential feel with modern comfort and flexibility introduced to the world in 1926. ... more   less 

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Address: 111 East 48th Street, New York City, NY 11101
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: £152 - £449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — InterContinental New York Barclay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 702
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel New York City
Intercontinental New York City
Intercontinental Barclay New York
New York City Intercontinental
Barclay New York
Barclay Hotel New York
Intercontinental Barclay Hotel New York
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#13 Green Hotel in New York City
#67 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#159 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#165 Family Hotel in New York City
#168 Business Hotel in New York City
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“the upper floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles thib10, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The recently renovated rooms are bright and well-decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles akyunker, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher the better as quiet and away from lifts and ice machine”
 of 5 bubbles CalebAyrScotland, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles jasper845, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 607, corner suit, was very spacious. The higher up your room the better the view and less noise”
 of 5 bubbles JoDi5, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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