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Le Parker Meridien

  • 119 W. 56th St. Map It
  • $$$
  • Design

Pros

  • Lively, animated spirit
  • Best hotel gym in the city
  • Fun dining
  • Tech-friendly rooms

Cons

  • Lobby is a public space and gets crowded at peak times
  • Small bathrooms

Updated 02/20/2014

Fodor's Review

The Parker Meridian combines the comforts of a dependable large hotel with whimsical elements that keep visitors coming back. In the boffo lobby, lines form for iconic patty-palace Burger Joint, hidden behind a velvet curtain, which serves one of the city's best no-frills burgers. If you've got more scratch, there's always the famous $1,000 omelet at Norma's (the restaurant also serves slightly more cost-effective items). Rooms are modern functionalist, with low platform

beds and televisions hidden in recessed, cherry-paneled cabinets. It's worth asking for a Central Park view, though city views are also impressive. The 20,000-square-foot gym is one of the largest in the city, and now includes a blow-dry bar, mani-pedi boutique, and spa.

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Hotel Information

Address:

119 W. 56th St., between 6th and 7th Aves., New York, New York, 10019, USA

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Phone:

212-245–5000; 800-543–4300

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 513 rooms, 216 suites
  • No meals

Updated 02/20/2014

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Sep 9, 2012

Location is perfect

Although the rooms are small and there are no dressers or drawers to unpack your suitcase, the location makes the hotel wonderful. I would definitely pick this hotel again. A good value. It was easy to walk all over Manhattan and Central Park and take the subway everywhere else.

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