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The Blakely New York

  • 136 W. 55th St. Map It
  • Midtown West
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • All rooms have kitchenettes
  • Central location
  • Good-size rooms
  • Acclaimed restaurant

Cons

  • Rooms facing 54th Street can be noisy
  • Some rooms have little natural light
  • Expensive

Updated 02/20/2014

Fodor's Review

It may be a tried-and-true design motif, but it's hard to resist the English gentlemen's club when it's done right. The Blakely plays it up, with Chesterfield sofas and wood paneling in the lobby. Expect conveniences of home in this boutique Midtown hotel, such as full kitchenettes (sink, mini-fridge, and microwave), free continental breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. Rooms are both functional and comfortable, with large work desks, Frette robes, and pillow-top beds. The fitness

center is open 24-hours a day and a complimentary New York Times is delivered daily. Room service is provided by Abboccato, a stylish Italian restaurant with exposed brick walls that gathers a large after-work crowd and also operates the hotel bar.

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Hotel Information

Address:

136 W. 55th St., between 6th and 7th Aves., New York, New York, 10019, United States

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Phone:

212-245–1800; 800-735–0710

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 60 rooms, 58 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 02/20/2014

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