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Hotel Wales

  • 1295 Madison Ave. Map It
  • Upper East Side
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • On-site fitness facilities
  • Great neighborhood feel
  • Roof garden

Cons

  • Standard rooms are tight on space
  • If seeking nightlife go elsewhere

Updated 02/20/2014

Fodor's Review

A favorite for in-the-know travelers, the Wales is pleasant if unassuming in a sedate neighbhorhood. Standard guest rooms are small, but they do have fine oak woodwork, interesting photographs and art, and Gilchrist & Soames bath products. Most of the suites face Madison Avenue and some offer Central Park views from the higher floors. This property has great space for guests in the common areas, including the Carnegie Lounge on the second floor, and a rooftop bar open

seasonally. Sarabeth's Restaurant, a local favorite for brunch, is in the hotel (and available for room service), as is Paola's, a neighborhood Italian restaurant known for one of the best pesto pastas in town.

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Hotel Information

Address:

1295 Madison Ave., between E. 92nd and E. 93rd Sts., New York, New York, 10128, United States

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Phone:

212-876–6000; 212-876–6000

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 46 rooms, 43 suites
  • No meals

Updated 02/20/2014

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