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Hotel Wales - New York

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 67 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Internet television

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 3-star Hotel Wales provides a stunning view over the East River . Renovated in 2002, this charming hotel offers accommodation in a 10-story historical building.

This hotel is situated 9 km away from Carnegie Hill. The property is set within 9 km distance from the city center.

The hotel allows quick access to gardens and hills.

Hotel Wales offers a quick access to La Guardia airport, which is about 15 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

This property has 88 guestrooms including junior king suite, upgraded suite and classic flat appointed with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, heating, coffee/tea makers and a pantry. The rooms have a view over the park. The rooms are designed with elegant décor featuring carpet floor along with antique wooden furnishings.

Eat & Drink

A continental breakfast is offered at the restaurant. The restaurant serves excellent Italian cuisine from 08:00 until 22:00. Guests can eat at Sarabeth's East and Island, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

A business center, secretarial services and a meeting room are also offered at the hotel.

Relax

Active guests will benefit from a gym, yoga classes and a fitness centre available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 67 per day.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   88.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • High chairs
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1295 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, United States, 10128

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Airports
Train
  • Grand Central Station
    2.5 mi
Underground
  • 96th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Sarabeth's East (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Table D'Hote (cuisine: American, French)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    88

Rooms and availability

Hotel Wales photos Room
Premium Suite
City view
  • Room size:

    465 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Room Description:

Suite|Premium Suite - SMOKING OR NONSMOKING

Hotel Wales photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Hotel Wales photos Room
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Hotel Wales photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Double beds and 1 Sofa bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Hotel Wales photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Queen Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Media:Television
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Media:Television
Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Room

Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Flat Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Upgraded Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Junior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Junior Suite - 1 King Bed - alarm clock, smoking policy - non-smoking available, linens, heating, towels, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, toiletries

Hotel Wales Location

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Local attractions

  • Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine1.4 mi
    1047 Amsterdam Ave
  • Trump Tower1.8 mi
    725 Fifth Avenue
  • Rockefeller Center2.2 mi
    45 Rockefeller Plaza
  • The Juilliard School1.6 mi
    60 Lincoln Center Plz
  • City Center1.9 mi
    131 W. 55th St, New York City

Restaurants nearby

  • Sarabeth's East100 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

  • Island200 ft

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

    64% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 36 - USD 36

  • Yura on Madison100 ft

    Address: 1292 Madison Avenue
    Phone: 212.860.1707

    82% likes this, based on 39 reviews

  • Table D'Hote100 ft

    Address: 44 E 92nd Street
    Phone: 212-348-8125

    81% likes this, based on 24 reviews
    Cuisine: American, French
    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 81

  • Vico Madison Avenue Ristorante100 ft

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

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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    88

Hotel Wales Reviews

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

7.0
Very goodBased on99 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
8.8
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, New York, United States, 10128

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Grand Central Station
    2.5 mi
Underground
  • 96th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Sarabeth's East (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Table D'Hote (cuisine: American, French)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    88