Hotel Wales - New York

1295 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10128  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Wales - New York

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Editorial review:

This small, classic hotel is located in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood has excellent free continental breakfasts and a laid-back atmosphere. Critics felt that there weren't any first-class amenities such as turndown service or good newspapers. The rooms aren't anything special and the service varies from exceptional to bad.

Verified Reviews:

  • Breakfast was quite good - Gym is not much to speak of - Lovely room
  • Comfortable bed - Short walk to central park - Hope to come back next year
  • Roof top terrace was great - Surronding area was very plush - Room was slightly on the small side
  • I strongly recommend it - Breakfasts are very basic - Suites are lovely and allow for a relaxing stay
  • Showers don't work - Comfortable beds - Furniture was scratched and damaged

Overview

The Hotel Wales is Manhattan boutique hotel is situated on the Upper East side in a classic historical building, surrounded by shops, great restaurants, New York’s best museums, businesses, central park and more.

Hotel offers 89 supremely comfortable rooms with work space, deluxe furnishings, luxurious beds and bedding.

For dining in hotel available two best in area restaurants.Room service is also available.

Hotel has an own fitness centre.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   87.

Rooms

Room options: classic guestrooms, corner Madison suite, Carnegie hill suite, one or two bedroom penthouse, premium suit.

Hotel apartments have luxurious beds and linens, new flat screen TVs, spacious and sparkling bathroom, work area and much more.

Guest can enjoy Central park view.

Rooms feature full or queen size beds and an array of luxury amenities, such as luxurious Belgian cotton linens, 100% goose down duvets and pillows, in-room safes, plush terrycloth bath robes, gilchrist & soames bath products, complimentary bottled water upon arrival, clock radios, fresh cut flowers in suites, wired & wireless high-speed internet access, IP duel line phones with voice mail, two TVs with premium cable, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, room service, daily housekeeping.

Dining options

Hotel has two restaurants.

Restaurant Sarabeth's serving breakfast, lunch, dinner daily and Sunday brunch.

Guest can have salads, sandwiches, burgers, and specialties such as chicken potpie, penne with goat cheese,

grilled tuna for lunch, smoked salmon potato pancake, crab cake, grilled white asparagus with figs,

grilled duck breast, pistachio-coated halibut, steak, lamb for diner.

Italian restaurant Paola’s serve traditional and innovative Italian dishes such as antipasti, ravioli, robusta pasta and secondi menus.

Juici Naam – juice bar, serving fruit and vegetable juices and health food for breakfast and lunch.

In cafe guests can have espresso drinks, pastries, desserts and ice cream.

The hotel Wales serves a continental breakfast for free. 

Services

Hotel is ideal for conferences, depositions, gatherings and executive board meetings in New York City.

Second floor Carnegie Lounge is hotel largest event space perfect for private, social events or large meetings.

Hotel Wales also offers three equipped with the latest technology meetings rooms.

For outdoor parties and small social events available superb Rooftop Terrace.

Leisure

To allow guests stay fit hotel offers fitness centre with Yoga classes every Monday.

Guests can also enjoy several gyms, yoga and studios nearby hotel.

Additional features

24-hour front desk, air-conditioned public areas, banquet facilities, business centre, business services, complimentary newspapers in lobby, concierge services, daily housekeeping, dry cleaning/laundry service, electronic/magnetic keys, elevator/lift, fitness facilities, in-room childcare (surcharge), in-room massage available, in-room safe, internet access – wireless, laundry facilities, limo or town car service available, multilingual staff, multiple conference/meeting rooms, multiple small meeting rooms, non-smoking only, parking (surcharge),pets accepted, pool table, porter/bellhop, premium television channel(s), refrigerator (on request), rooftop terrace, room service, secretarial services, security guard, shoe shine, valet parking, wheelchair accessible.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at USD 52 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Massage
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • iHome
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

1295 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10128

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City Center
  • New York
    5.6 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    2.5 mi
  • Penn Station
    3.1 mi
Underground stations
  • 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    1700 ft
  • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Sarabeth's East (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Island (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    87

Rooms and availability

Room options: classic guestrooms, corner Madison suite, Carnegie hill suite, one or two bedroom penthouse, premium suit.

Hotel apartments have luxurious beds and linens, new flat screen TVs, spacious and sparkling bathroom, work area and much more.

Guest can enjoy Central park view.

Rooms feature full or queen size beds and an array of luxury amenities, such as luxurious Belgian cotton linens, 100% goose down duvets and pillows, in-room safes, plush terrycloth bath robes, gilchrist & soames bath products, complimentary bottled water upon arrival, clock radios, fresh cut flowers in suites, wired & wireless high-speed internet access, IP duel line phones with voice mail, two TVs with premium cable, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, room service, daily housekeeping.

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Size: 220 sq. feet
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          Size: 445 sq. feet
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            Size: 220 sq. feet
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              Size: 445 sq. feet
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                Size: 445 sq. feet
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                  Size: 445 sq. feet
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                    Size: 445 sq. feet
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                      Premium Suite
                      Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed
                      Size: 465 sq. feet
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                        Size: 445 sq. feet
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                        Classic corner Suite displaying rich, soothing earth tones features a King size bed, work area, separate living area with pull-out sofa and sparkling bathroom with contemporary facilities. The windows open on incredible Madison Avenue views.

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                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Hotel Wales - New York New York location
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                          Hotel Address:

                          1295 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10128

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • New York
                            5.6 mi
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Grand Central Station
                            2.5 mi
                          • Penn Station
                            3.1 mi
                          Underground stations
                          • 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                            1700 ft
                          • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                            2000 ft
                          • Bus stop
                            400 ft
                          Restaurants
                          • Sarabeth's East (cuisine: American)
                            100 ft
                          • Island (cuisine: American)
                            100 ft
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-In:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-Out:
                            until  11 am
                          • Number of floors:
                            10
                          • Number of rooms:
                            87

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                          What's nearby

                          What's nearby.

                          Hotel Wales is conveniently situated near a number of famous New York attractions such as Fifth Avenue's museum mile, Central park, Madison Avenue shopping, the Metropolitan museum of art, the Cooper-Hewitt museum (a Smithsonian), the Guggenheim, Apollo Theatre, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Centre, Rockefeller Centre, Radio City Music Hall, Times square, the Empire State Building and Grand Central Terminal.

                          They all just a short train or bus ride away.

                          Tourist attractions

                          • Upper East Side - 1000 ft
                          • Chinatown - 1400 ft

                          Places of interest

                          Museums

                          Universities, Institutes

                          • American College-Acupuncture - 2000 ft

                          Medical care and Hospitals

                          Underground stations

                          Public parking

                          Local attractions

                          • Central Park - 1.4 mi
                            59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
                          • Rose Center for Earth and Space - 5200 ft
                            American Museum of Natural History, New York City
                          • Upper West Side - 1.1 mi
                            Columbus and Amsterdam Ave.s, New York City
                          • American Museum of Natural History - 5100 ft
                            79th Street and Central Park West, New York City
                          • New-York Historical Society - 1.0 mi
                            170 Central Park West, New York City

                          Near the hotel

                          • The Jewish Museum - 500 ft
                            1109 Fifth Avenue, New York City
                          • National Academy of Design Museum - 900 ft
                            1083 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street, New York City
                          • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2900 ft
                            1000 Fifth AvenueA, New York City
                          • Park Avenue - 2100 ft
                            Manhattan, New York City
                          • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum - 700 ft
                            2 E 91st Street, New York City
                          • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - 1300 ft
                            1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City
                          • Neue Galerie New York - 1900 ft
                            1048 Fifth Avenue, New York City

                          Restaurants nearby

                          • Sarabeth's East - 100 ft

                            Address: 1295 Madison Avenue (Hotel Wales)
                            Phone: 212 410 7335

                            75% likes this, based on 138 reviews
                            Cuisine: American
                            Price Range: USD 16 - USD 41

                          • Pascalou - 100 ft

                            Address: 1308 Madison Ave
                            Phone: 212-534-7522

                            64% likes this, based on 55 reviews
                            Cuisine: French
                            Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

                          • Le Paris Bistrot - 100 ft

                            Address: 1312 Madison Ave
                            Phone: 212-289-0997

                            72% likes this, based on 70 reviews
                            Cuisine: French
                            Price Range: USD 30 - USD 80

                          • Island - 100 ft

                            Address: 1305 Madison Ave
                            Phone: (212) 996-1200

                            71% likes this, based on 44 reviews
                            Cuisine: American
                            Price Range: USD 36 - USD 36

                          • Vico Madison Avenue Ristorante - 100 ft

                            Address: 1302 Madison Ave
                            Phone: 212-876-2222

                            60% likes this, based on 29 reviews
                            Cuisine: Italian
                            Price Range: USD 2 - USD 82

                          Getting there.

                          The closest airports to Hotel Wales are:

                          New York (LaGuardia) - 7.2km

                          Newark (Liberty Intl.) - 21.4km

                          New York (John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 21.4km

                          From airports can get to hotel by subway, bus, taxi or limousine.

                          Getting around.

                          Subway lines and bus stop just in walking distance from hotel.

                          Taxi service - 24 hours

                          Hotel information
                          • Check-In:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-Out:
                            until  11 am
                          • Number of floors:
                            10
                          • Number of rooms:
                            87
                          Hotels nearby
                          Excelsior
                          3 stars
                          2 km

                          Hotel Wales Reviews

                          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Wales

                          Average guest rating

                          7.0out of 10
                          Very good
                          Based on 84 reviews

                          Rating by category:

                          Rooms
                          8.8
                          Value
                          7.6
                          Location
                          9.3
                          Service
                          10.0

                          Guest reviews

                          • Couple
                            6.2

                            We liked the espresso machine/ cofffee/ tea being avail at all hours. Breakfast was nice.

                            We stayed on the 9 th floor and the elevator was virtually non existent due to construction on the rooftop? Front desk staff was not as friendly as hotel 373 where we stayed the following for the same amount of comfort and a better price and locale.

                          • Older travelers
                            9.6

                            Close to sub way and central park

                            Broken sofa bed and closet door had no closing latch we moved from one suite with a loose toilet and no privacy wall between living room and bed room. moved to a great suite with bath room between rooms

                          • Older travelers
                            7.4

                            Calm quiet atmosphere away from the bustle of downtown. Residential locality

                            Lack of air conditioning could be a problem when it gets really hot.

                          • Older travelers
                            7.8

                            The location was perfect for our plans. Close to the subway and bus. Great access to Central Park and museums. Beautiful rooftop with a nice view of the area. The staff were very accomodating. The continental breakfast was adequate. The room was small, but the bed was very comfortable. It was a bit stuffy and warm and unfortunately no way to ventilate except by opening windows that had no screens. Overall, it was a nice place to stay.

                          • Single
                            9.6

                            the remodeling was very well done, the location was perfect for my needs this trip

                            common areas very warm, no coffee maker in the room

                          • Group of friends
                            7.0

                            The courtesy of the staff members

                            Breakfast not on site - only coffee/tea available on 2nd floor

                          • Single
                            4.6

                            The location

                            Hotel Loby is 2 seat sofa onley , crumed in a corner. I had to pay Extra full day to stay up to 6 pm, Room is very small , and have a noisy window type air condition , very small table shuved right under ther tv and on top of it every thing is crowded , no place to eat , write or do anything.

                          • Single
                            7.8

                            Good location. Comfortable, though small, room. Excellent (though expensive) food at adjoining restaurant. Very easy check in and check out.

                            A bit expensive, but probably not unusual for New York City.

                          • Older travelers
                            10.0

                            It was a "boutique hotel" old New York just what we wanted; in the heart of the residential district.

                          • Couple
                            4.6

                            Staff service was quite unfriendly and not helpfull. Also, on several evenings there was no hot water.

                          • Single
                            7.4

                            location and appearance of room

                            lack of any real breakfast facility. had to go out in the rain to a place across the street

                          • Couple
                            7.0

                            the staff was really helpful and the room small but very nice bed and bathroom.

                            the room was a little small... but it's new york, so i guess that is common around here

                          • Single
                            9.6

                            Its a lottery if you get a good view

                          • Older travelers
                            9.2

                            Have stayed there many times....great upper east side neighborhood hotel with really good neighborhood restaurants and walking.

                            Hotel used to do a lovely continental breakfast, which they no longer do...

                          • Family with children
                            7.8

                            I liked proximity to transport, the snow and proximity to galleries and restaurants.

                            Rooms werea little dowdy yet common areas quite smart.

                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel Hotel Wales - New York New York location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          1295 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10128

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • New York
                            5.6 mi
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Grand Central Station
                            2.5 mi
                          • Penn Station
                            3.1 mi
                          Underground stations
                          • 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                            1700 ft
                          • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
                            2000 ft
                          • Bus stop
                            400 ft
                          Restaurants
                          • Sarabeth's East (cuisine: American)
                            100 ft
                          • Island (cuisine: American)
                            100 ft
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-In:
                            from  3 pm
                          • Check-Out:
                            until  11 am
                          • Number of floors:
                            10
                          • Number of rooms:
                            87