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The Blakely New York
Ranked #136 of 467 Hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews
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“Boutique NY Hotel”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

This is my first review of the Blakely hotel and is reflective of several stays at the hotel over the last few years. The hotel is well appointed with a great location within walking distance of Times Square, Central Park, Saks 5th and many other primary destinations.

After staying many years at the Roosevelt Hotel on 45th street our family began to grow and we needed a location with more room to accommodate two adults and two children. The Blakely is an ideal choice. We always stay in one of the suites which includes two queen beds and a day bed in a separate living room. The small kitchenette is ideal for quick snacks and has a microwave and small fridge.

Service is very good and the concierge has great suggestions for things to do if you need help. The Abboccato restaurant located on the ground floor of the hotel provides room service and has comprehensive menu offering something for everyone.

Looking forward to visiting again.

Room Tip: Ask for a room fourth floor and up on the back of the building to avoid the noise of morning traffic...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Medford, New Jersey
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

We spent 2 nights at the Blakely and enjoyed it immensely. We were fortunate to have a room on a high (14th) floor and found it quiet, spacious, and most comfortable. The location was ideal…a fairly short walk to the theater district made it a perfect home-base for breakfast and a convenient restaurant for dinner after our Saturday matinee. The staff was friendly and helpful, welcoming and accommodating.
We appreciated the ease of parking right next door and the slight discount for hotel guests was an added benefit.
I had the "free" rather ordinary continental breakfast both mornings, although my husband enjoyed a tasty eggs Benedict treat one day. Dinner was excellent. Our helpful waiter suggested appropriate portions and very delicious home made pasta dishes. The wine was excellent as was the ice cream dessert.
We would definitely consider staying again at The Blakely, even though it was rather expensive. It was a memorable treat for a special occasion.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Long Beach, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Stayed here for one night, and it was a very nice hotel. It was in a great location, the staff was friendly, and it was very cute. Rooms were a bit small, but that is expected of NYC. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

I've been staying at the Blakely since the Drake went condo and haven't looked back. Last weekend, I stayed on the 7th floor facing 56th. Being a light sleeper, I worried; but it wasn't a problem. Would recommend the hotel.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Bucks
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

We stayed here for our first wedding anniversary and were here for 5 days. The hotel is ideally situated for Central Park, shopping and the theatres. The room was large, clean and there was a lovely bathroom.
The WiFi was very temperamental, which was frustrating.
The breakfast was adequate, and kept us sustained until lunchtime.

This was a lovely old hotel, and I would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: The higher the floor the better
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

Stayed for 3 nights with wife and son as part of a tour round the States - Hotel is in an Ideal midtown location with Central Park & Times Square within walking distance (even for an 11 year old)

Reception and lobby staff are excellent offering essential advice on nearby attractions. The lobby area and the corridors to the rooms were a little drab but was pleased with the decor in the room itself. The rooms were well equipped with Coffee making facilities, a microwave, a mini bar with room to put your own bottles in.

Breakfast was better than expected after reading past reviews. The breakfast staff didn't do too much to earn their tip, but what's a 2-3 dollars these days.

The only downside was the traffic noise - we requested a quiet room and were given the 7th floor facing onto 55th - The traffic seemed to go all night, so I don't know what a noisy room would be like.

If you want to eat out there are plenty of good differing standard eateries nearby

Overall a very good start to our tour of the States and would certainly recommend to others

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

I stayed at the property for a few days for a business trip. The hotel is absolutely beautiful! The front desk staff was always willing to assist and the bellmen were extremely helpful. The location is perfect with a quick walk to shopping and Central Park. I would absolutely stay at this property on my next trip to NYC!

Room Tip: Stay in the King Suite, totally worth it!
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled on business
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Property: The Blakely New York
Address: 136 W 55th St, Bet. 6th & 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019-5305
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Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#80 Family Hotel in New York City
#107 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#108 Business Hotel in New York City
#111 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Blakely New York 4.5*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of Midtown Manhattan Central Park West, steps way from Times Square and 5th Avenue Shops. A 4-Diamond Property, continuously voted as one of the top independent hotels by US News & World Report - 2014 - 2016. ... more   less 
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