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“Blakely Hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Blakely New York
Ranked #155 of 467 Hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
West Lothian, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Blakely Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2012

Just back from a week staying in the Blakely.
Hotel was absolutely superb rooms cleaned every day. staff especially the door men were absolutely brilliant location is excellent 5 minute walk gets you to central park and times square would highly recommend this hotel to any one.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Bernalillo NM
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

Based on a recent three-night stay, I give the Blakely an Excellent rating. It is a small, quiet, well-appointed hotel with first rate staff. The location is an easy walk to Times Square and the theaters (but away from the crowds) and a shorter stroll to Central Park, which provides walking access to the great museums. Critically, it is very near our favorite breakfast spot, the inimitable Brooklyn Diner on 57th. The staff were very friendly and cooperative. Our first room overlooked a noisy construction site but we were promptly moved to the other side of the hotel upon request. The rooms are spacious by NY standards and well furnished. The Blakely will be our first choice on future visits.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Richard H
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Braga, Portugal
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159 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

I had an excelent stay in this hotel! Staff very friendly and helpfull, the rooms were very big, we were travelling with a 2 year old baby and had very good conditons to stay with her. Very clean. The hotel has breakfast included wich is vey good, but this is the only not 5 rating, as there isn't a lot of variety, just 3 types of bread and 2 types of cake and juice, but this is not really a problem, as there isn't lack of food.
The location is amazing, just 5 minutes from times square, 5 minutes to central park and Rockefeller center. Loved it!

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank HelderBCarvalho
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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

This hotel really exceeded our expectations. My husband and I started our honeymoon here before moving on for the rest of our trip. We arrived on New Year’s Eve at 10pm so we were expecting the hotel to be busy and staff to appear be hassled.

As we managed to get the room for a good price we didn't expect much so we really were surprised. We had an awful flight and felt very weary when we arrived so were relieved when we found the receptionist to be extremely helpful and the concierge was very friendly. The room was clean and spacious with wealth of amenities including an iPod docking station and a kitchenette with a microwave and coffee machine (perfect!)

We were based on the fourth floor and expected to hear a lot of street noise (it being New Years Eve!) but wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. The breakfast was basic but considering how rare it is to find a room with breakfast included, in a midtown location there was absolutely nothing to complain about. We had plenty of coffee refills, pastries, cereal and fruit which set us up for the day very nicely. I actually quite liked where we had our breakfast as it felt very cosy. The midtown location is spot on, few blocks down from Central Park and about a 15 minute stroll to Times Square so we were able to be part of the New Year’s celebrations. You would never get anywhere as friendly, spacious, clean and as close to the action in London for the price we paid. We could not have asked for more. A wonderful hotel, I highly recommend it and will definitely stay again on our next trip to New York.

By the way if you do stay here, there is a nice little art shop a few doors down worth a visit, a handy subway at the end of the street (which we didn’t use as wanted to walk everywhere) and a nice bar on the corner.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Emma M
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baltimore
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

Good location in midtown. The suites are spacious and good for family or group of friends at a reasonable price in a pricey town. Continental breakfast is included so you can start your day without looking for a place to drop $30 for a meal.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank luckyBaltimore
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Additional Information about The Blakely New York

Property: The Blakely New York
Address: 136 W 55th St, Bet. 6th & 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10019-5305
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Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#81 Family Hotel in New York City
#109 Business Hotel in New York City
#112 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#116 Luxury Hotel in New York City
Price range (per night): ₹ 16,891 - ₹ 30,509
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Blakely New York 4.5*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In heart of Midtown Manhattan Central Park West, steps way from Times Square and 5th Avenue Shops. A 4 Diamond Property, voted one of top hotels by US News 2014, Zagat Best Hotel 2014. ... more   less 
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