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Hotel Beacon

At a Glance

    Pros

  • kitchenettes
  • great UWS location
  • affordable
  • great service

    Cons

  • though comfortable and spacious, rooms aren't winning any design awards

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Hotel Beacon Review

A neighborhood favorite for a reason, this Upper West Side hotel is three blocks from Central Park, 10 blocks from Lincoln Center, and footsteps from great gourmet grocery stores—Zabar's, Fairway, and Citarella. It's also the neighborhood's best buy for the price: all of the generously sized rooms and suites have kitchenettes (stocked with coffeemakers, pots and pans, toasters, etc) and marble bathrooms. Closets are huge and high floors have views of Central Park, the Hudson River, or the Midtown skyline. A small fitness center has modern equipment, though you might prefer to go jogging in the park. A recently renovated lobby and the addition of Beacon Bar, a contemporary and dimly lit watering hole with small plates and classic cocktails, bring a modern polish to the hotel. The staff here are especially friendly and helpful.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2130 Broadway, at W. 75th St. Upper West Side, New York, NY 10023 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/787–1100; 800/572–4969
  • Website:
  • Subway: 1, 2, 3 to 72nd St.
  • Location: Upper West Side

    Hotel Details

  • 138 rooms, 135 suites.
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-20-2014

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    Hotel Beacon - lovely oasis on Upper West Side

    My friend and I stayed at the Hotel Beacon on the Upper West Side earlier this month and can't say enough about how much we like this hotel! I've stayed there four times now and my friend three, and it keeps getting better. My first stay was approximately 10 years ago and over the years the hotel has become even more desirable. From the lovely lobby to the well-appointed rooms, it's my favorite hotel in NYC. The updated decor is attractive, the staff is very pleasant, everything is super clean, and the hotel is close to the subway and numerous shops and restaurants. Even little things such as a flashlight in the closet impressed me with their attention to detail. It's a great place to stay!

    by twina49, 9/15/12

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