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Park 79 Hotel

117 West 79th Street, New York City, NY 10024
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  • 74%
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  • Park 79 HotelPro 2014
    Joseph Coureur
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    4 Nov 22, 2012

    The Park 79 Hotel is a short walk from Central Park and the Museum of Natural History. It has rooms with shared or private baths. My room was small but comfortable, and much more affordable than other New York City hotels.

    Recommended for:History Buffs
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  • Park 79 Hotel
    Daniel Mason-D'Croz
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    2 Nov 12, 2013

    So on the whole I didn't like the hotel. The rooms are clean and the location is pretty convenient. It is only a couple blocks from the metro and an easy 20-30 minute walk to Columbia University. The staff on the whole was friendly. However, that is about all the good I have to say. The rooms are ridiculously small. I could barely open the door of my room enough to slide a suitcase into the room. The bathroom is super narrow, with less than reliable hot water. The radiator makes a ton of noise during the night, and the wifi is slow and cuts out all the time. Breakfast isn't included, and all of this for almost $300 a night. I know NYC is expensive, but still this seems to be beyond the pale.

    Recommended for:Business Travelers
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  • Park 79 Hotel
    Melissabeth Kravitz
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    4 Jun 23, 2013

    Located right off of Central Park and right by the American Museum of Natural History and New-York Historical Society, Park 79 Hotel is a great option for an Upper West Side vacation! The hotel itself is simple, with a few couches in the lobby and not many amenities in the guest rooms, but it gets the job done and at a great rate, especially for the neighborhood! A safe and flatscreen TV with cable are available in the room, and ice will be delivered whenever you call for assistance! The bathrooms are rather tiny, so if you're expecting any long, luxurious vacation showers, you may want to stay elsewhere. Accommodations are clean and while not the most modern, nothing about the hotel feels outdated. Fairway, Zabar's, and other great grocery stores are nearby for quick snacks or homemade meals.

    Recommended for:Local CultureBudget TravelersFamily TravelersStudentsHistory Buffs
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  • Park 79 Hotel
    Colleen Tang
    3 May 23, 2013

    This Upper West Side boutique hotel will attract guests with its cute country-styled rooms. I felt like I stepped inside an Upper West Side brownstone bedroom. While it lacks in amenities (bring your own late night snacks and drinks) it makes up for it with a flat-screen TV with satellite cable and complimentary wireless internet in your rooms.

    The rooms are actually quite quiet so if you want to block out the city’s sounds, this hotel might be a good fit. If you splurge for the suite, you’ll find that not only can it accommodate 4 guests because of the pull out queen sofa bed, but there is also a large desk, a mini-fridge and a microwave at your disposal along with a living room space.

    If you don’t mind sharing a bathroom there is an option of a semi-private room that may help out if you’re on a budget.

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3.5 out of 5
4 members' reviews
Mediocre - 69% of guests recommend
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Description

This hotel is located in New York, and The New York Historical Society, Rose Center for Earth and Space, and Central Park are area attractions. Other attractions include the Museum of Natural History.

Features.
This 2.0 star property offers limo/town car service and business services. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. The property offers an airport shuttle (surcharge). Room

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service is available during limited hours. Additional property amenities include multilingual staff and ATM/banking services.

Guestrooms.
There are 108 guestrooms at Park 79 Hotel. Beds come with premium bedding. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In addition to in room safes (accommodate laptops), guestrooms offer multi line phones with voice mail. Televisions have premium satellite channels. Air conditioned rooms also include desks, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic/magnetic keys, and irons/ironing boards. Guests may request a turndown service, hypo allergenic bedding, and wake up calls. Housekeeping is available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.

Notifications:

Additional fees and deposits may be charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

    Amenities:

    • Room Service
    • Free Hi Speed Internet
    • Data Ports
    • TV In Room
    • Hair Dryer
    • Air Conditioning
    • Voicemail
    • Electronic Room Keys
    • Clothing Iron
    • Wake Up Service
    • Safe

    Reviews Summary

    Mediocre3101 reviews across the web.

    • Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    • This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    • Location
      Near to public transport, according to 100%.
    • Price
      Excellent value for money, said 87%.
    • Service
      81% found the staff to be very friendly.
    • Food
      60% were unsatisfied with the breakfast.
    • Hotel
      Hotel is nice enough.
    • Grounds
      Beautiful grounds.

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