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Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East
Ranked #43 of 466 Hotels in New York City
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196 reviews
48 hotel reviews
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“Amazing new hotel...Highest hotel in North America”
Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

WOW!!! We had the most amazing view ever from our hotel room on the 57th floor and we have never experienced such friendly hospitality as we have here!

Staying for the week we checked in early with 'Amy' and she gave us a room without waiting and she was warm, welcoming and we really enjoyed seeing her every day and night whenever she was working :)

Excellent breakfast buffet and gym!

Excellent location right beside the Late Night show theatre on Broadway and in between Central Park & Times Square.

Highly recommend this hotel to anyone coming to New York!

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

Our first rrip to New York was unforgettable! The Residence Inn was like a home-away-from home. All employees were very hospitable, friendly, and had a big smile. The location was excellent, the rooms were beautiful, bright, and clean, and the kitchen and breakfast were a bonus. We are looking forward to staying at the Residence Inn upon our return to NY.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Justin E, Manager at Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Kim2014S,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott. I am delighted to hear that we were able to help make your first trip to NYC unforgettable and that we were your home away from home. I look forward to welcoming you back on your future travels to the Big Apple.

Warm Regards,
Justin Ellison
Assistant General Manager
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

The staff at this property treat you like an old friend coming in for a visit. They go out of their way to make you feel welcome and ensure you have a wonderful stay. Nykia was life-saver in finding a room to fit my family situation and Sarah's enthusiasm is infectious. The rooms are definitely large for NYC and very clean. They also throw in complimentary wifi and a great breakfast. This is definitely my hotel of choice when in NYC.

Craig K.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Justin E, Manager at Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear CAK1212,

Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that Nykia & Sarah made a memorable impression. It is great to hear that we are your hotel of choice when traveling to New York City. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Warm Regards,
Justin Ellison
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

I cannot say enough about the helpful, friendly staff at the Residence Inn Manhattan/Midtown East. They went out of their way to make us feel good. A big shout out to Ramon and breakfast staff, Sam(car service) and Alexandra(conceirge)Job well done! This hotel is within 15 minutes of many city sites that interested us (4 in my group),including Grand Central Starion. Our room was nicely decorated and comfortable and convenient with its kitchen. I will stay there again when I return to NY.

  • Stayed March 2014
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Justin E, Manager at Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East, responded to this review, 1 April 2014
Dear Cathyandfriends-

Thank you for the five star review and staying with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott.

We were truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and our service oriented associates who make this all possible.

We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back. In the meantime, we remain at your service.

Warm Regards,
Justin Ellison
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San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

Arrived home safely last night after a most enjoyable one week stay at the Residence Inn in New York, Midtown East.
Upon our arrival, we realized that a few years back, we stayed at the same address when it was the “Helmsley Middletown Hotel”. What a difference!! You´ve done wonders with the rooms and the lobby!!!!
For the first part of the week, we needed accommodations for three persons, since our son was joining us for business meetings. We decided on one bedroom suite with sofabed. It worked out perfectly since the bedroom was separate. When he left, we moved into a room with a king size bed. The two rooms we stayed at were perfect. . . ! Spacious, well decorated and above all CLEAN!! Moving from one room to the other was uneventful; we left our packed suitcases in the first room. . . we came back and everything had been moved to the second room.
Breakfast was excellent, a good variety of food, and all the personnel was very nice and accommodating.
The only constructive criticism I have is the elevators. I know sometimes it is necessary to be patient, but we did find “traffic jams” at the elevators during peak hours so we ended up using the service elevator a few times.
But all in all, it´s been one of the very best stays in New York City.
Keep up the good work, don’t hike up the rates. . . We’ll be recommending this hotel to our friends and we will definitely include it in our future travel plans to New York
Again, a big thanks to all your team.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Justin E, Manager at Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East, responded to this review, 1 April 2014
Dear Beatriz L-

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott,

We were truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and both room types we clean and offered a modern décor. Our goal is to exceed our guests expectations and ensure your stay with us is effortless, I am pleased to hear that we were able to accomplish our goal as your room move did not impact your stay.

We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back or any friends or family who may visit. In the meantime, we remain at your service.

Warm Regards,
Justin Ellison
Assistant General Manager
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

I live in Manhattan and found this place when I needed a place to stay ASAP when my apartment flooded and was demo'd. Stayed for 3 weeks and had a great experience - really friendly and helpful staff, impressive breakfasts every morning (although only went twice), laundry services and gym on the lower level. Have already and will continue to recommend this place to people looking for a centrally located hotel with kitchen facilities in NYC. Had a few issues (nothing major - tv stopped working, smelled cigarette smoke) and staff attended to them instantly.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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Justin E, Manager at Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East, responded to this review, 1 April 2014
Dear dmac72-

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us.

We were truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us with as your apartment was being repaired. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our prime location in midtown and wonderful amenities that we have to offer including complimentary daily hot breakfast and Wi-Fi.

We will most certainly share your comments with all of our staff, as we strive to always exceed our guests expectations.

We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back or any friends or family who may visit. In the meantime, we remain at your service.

Warm Regards,
Justin Ellison
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

We booked a one night stay trough hotels.com but upon check in, our room preference was not available. The assistant manager, nykia Griffith, and her team were very accommodating and found us a great room. She quickly turned a the situation around and made our stay memorable. The rooms were great and location right off subway.

  • Stayed March 2014
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Justin E, Manager at Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East, responded to this review, 1 April 2014
Dear Miche1028-

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us.

I am truly delighted to learn that our Assistant Guest Services Manager, Ms. Griffith was able to rectify the booking error and you were able to have an enjoyable stay with us.

We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back soon. In the meantime, we remain at your service.

Warm Regards,
Justin Ellison
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Property: Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East
Address: 148 East 48th Street, New York City, NY 10017
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #43 of 466 Hotels in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Midtown East 3.5*
Number of rooms: 211
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Feel the pulse of New York City in our Midtown East location close to Grand Central Station, the United Nations, and Rockefeller Center. Whether you're with us for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months, your daily routine matters. You'll thrive at Residence Inn with the conveniences you need. Like studio and spacious one-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas and a select few with outdoor space. A kitchenette ready for your favorite cuisine. Complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator and satisfy cravings. Free Internet for connecting to work and the outside world. Free hot breakfast to energize your mornings. And, a fitness center for strengthening your body and soul. At Residence Inn, we'll make sure you thrive during your stay. ... more   less 
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