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The Watson Hotel

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Seasonal outdoor pool
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Watson Hotel

The Watson Hotel

3.5 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
440 West 57th Street, New York, NY, 10019-3013

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCentral Park7 min walk
  • Popular LocationTimes Square15 min walk
  • Popular LocationBroadway18 min walk
  • AirportNew York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia)31 min drive

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About this area

New York

Near a metro station, The Watson Hotel is in Midtown, a neighbourhood in New York with good shopping. Carnegie Hall and Broadway Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include American Museum of Natural History and Central Park Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Madison Square Garden or Citi Field. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient for public transportation: 50 St. Station (8th Av.) is 7 minutes on foot and 59 St. - Columbus Circle Station is 7 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Central Park - 7 min walk
  • Times Square - 15 min walk
  • Museum of Modern Art - 17 min walk
  • Broadway - 18 min walk
  • Rockefeller Center - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 3 min drive
  • 50 St. Station (8th Av.) - 7 min walk
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 31 min drive

About this property

The Watson Hotel

3.5-star New York hotel in Midtown with restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, valet parking and a seasonal outdoor pool. All 591 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, hairdryers and laptop-compatible safes.
The Watson Hotel offers 591 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. 40-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and fridges can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (USD 52 per day)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM: USD 28.69 for adults and USD 28.69 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Croatian
  • English
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • TV channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge (on request)

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 35.44
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 35.43
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 4.5 per cent city/local tax will be charged
  • Destination fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 28.69 for adults and USD 28.69 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 52 per day
  • Early check-in fee: USD 35.44 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 35.43 (subject to availability)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to September
Pool access available from 10 AM to 6 PM

Property is also known as

Watson Hotel New York
Watson Hotel
Watson New York
Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
Holiday Inn Midtown New York
Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
The Watson Hotel Hotel
The Watson Hotel New York
The Watson Hotel Hotel New York

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 600 out of 2152 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 868 out of 2152 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 378 out of 2152 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 174 out of 2152 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 132 out of 2152 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful view of the city
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
They are closed and now a homeless shelter. No check in available and full of homeless.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I enjoyed my stay at the hotel. The room was very clean and face the street which I loved. Because I love sunlight in the morning. Great lounge that I will enjoy on my next stay!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020