Wellington Hotel New York

 3 stars
871 7Th Avenue At 55Th Street, New York, United States, 10019  show mapSave
From  US$ 514
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  • Location
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  • Facilities

Verified Reviews:

  • Workers were all helpful - Extremely slow internet connection - Great breakfasts
  • Rooms and baths are not luxurious - Staff were outstanding - Valet parking for a very reasonable rate
  • Less than 5 minutes walk to times square - No view from our window - Hotel lobby was nice
  • Showers are powerful - Staff couldn't have been nicer - Room was spacious
  • Location is very good for subway - No tea/coffee facilities in the room - Room was great

Overview

The three-star Wellington hotel is located in the very heart of New York right by Broadway, the Fifth Avenue and Times Square. It has a 100-year long history of an immaculate service, attentive treatment and the best facilities. The Wellington Hotel is a place where the elegance meets functionality: it offers Wi-Fi access, business center, parking and on-site gift shops.

All 600 hotel rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, high speed internet and voicemail.

There is an award-winning Mediterranean-style restaurant on-site, and a coffee shop.

Although all major places of interest of New York City are within a short walk away, the hotel is convenient to the subway and bus stops and is a quick ride away from the airports and a railway station.

Number of floors   27.  Number of rooms   700.

hotel Wellington Hotel New York New York location

The hotel is fabulously placed amidst the major New York sights. The theatres of Broadway, the shopping Mecca of the Fifth Street, famous Times Square and the Empire State Building, Radio Music Hall and the notable business locations are all within an easy access.

The public transportation means available nearby make travelling farther afield easy and enjoyable. Three city airports are also not far away.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 5.9km
  • Airport: La Guardia - 9.2km, Newark Liberty International - 17.6km
  • Train Station: Grand Central Station - 1.4km, Penn Station - 1.8km
  • Underground station: Seventh Avenue - 100 m, 57th Street - Midtown - 100 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

There are the accommodation units of the following types: 515 rooms (standard single/double/twin rooms and Queen and King Rooms featuring queen- and king-sized beds) and 85 one-bedroom suites with kitchenette (equipped with refrigerator and microwave). All private spaces are decorated in a traditional style with elegant wooden furnishings, refined textile and pastel colors. All rooms are appointed with bathroom, cable TV, Wi-Fi, phone, voicemail, hair dryer, ironing facilities, radio clock and air conditioning.

Children stay free of charge using existing beds. Extra beds are not provided.

Dining options

A complimentary breakfast buffet is served at the Park Cafe for the guests’ enjoyment every morning and comprises a large variety of choices. This cafeteria offers tasty lunches and light snacks and drinks during the day.

A lobby Molyvos restaurant specializes in Mediterranean delicacies but also serves modern American and international dishes.

Work

The hotel disposes of a 24-hour business center providing fax and photocopying services and meeting facilities. The internet access costs USD 11.99 per 24 hours; USD 24.99 for up to 72 hours; USD 39.99 for up to 120 hours.

Leisure

There are no recreational venues on-site

Additional features

The hotel amenities include: 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, safety deposit-box at reception, ticket assistance and airport shuttle, room service, hairdresser, valet laundry and dry cleaning, 24-hour business center, and parking.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is USD 11.99 per day

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is USD 4.99 per hour

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 35 per day.

Services
  • Ticket service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Room facilities
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Rooms and availability

There are the accommodation units of the following types: 515 rooms (standard single/double/twin rooms and Queen and King Rooms featuring queen- and king-sized beds) and 85 one-bedroom suites with kitchenette (equipped with refrigerator and microwave). All private spaces are decorated in a traditional style with elegant wooden furnishings, refined textile and pastel colors. All rooms are appointed with bathroom, cable TV, Wi-Fi, phone, voicemail, hair dryer, ironing facilities, radio clock and air conditioning.

Children stay free of charge using existing beds. Extra beds are not provided.

Superior Double Room

Wellington Hotel Superior Double Room
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Wellington Hotel Superior Double Room

Comfortable modern room offers a Double bed, a cozy sitting area, moderate work place and private bathroom.

Superior Twin Room

Wellington Hotel Superior Twin Room
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Wellington Hotel Superior Twin Room

Comfortable modern room offers two Twin beds, a cozy sitting area, moderate work place and private bathroom.

Deluxe King Room

Wellington Hotel Deluxe King Room
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Wellington Hotel Deluxe King Room

Comfortable modern room offers a King size bed, a cozy sitting area, moderate work place and private bathroom.

Deluxe Double Room

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Wellington Hotel Deluxe Double Room Deluxe Room

Comfortable modern room offers two Double beds, a cozy sitting area, moderate work place and private bathroom.

Suite Queen

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Wellington Hotel Suite Queen
Wellington Hotel Suite Queen
Wellington Hotel Suite Queen

Luxury modern room offers a Queen size bed, a cozy living room with a sofa bed, functional work place and private bathroom.

Deluxe Queen Room

Wellington Hotel Deluxe Queen Room
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Wellington Hotel Deluxe Queen Room

Comfortable modern room offers a Queen size bed, a cozy sitting area, moderate work place and private bathroom.

Standard Single Room

Wellington Hotel Standard Single Room
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Wellington Hotel Standard Single Room

Comfortable modern room offers a Single bed, a cozy sitting area, moderate work place and private bathroom.

Wellington Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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What's nearby

What's nearby.

The following attractions are located in the vicinity of the hotel: the Central Park (3 blocks) Fifth Avenue shopping (2 blocks), Rockefeller Center and Times Square (5 blocks both) Madame Tussaud's (12 blocks). The city center is just 0.5 block away.

Attractions for Tourists
  • Ellis Island
    200 m
Popular areas
  • Columbus Circle
    300 m
General
  • LOOK American Tours
    100 m
Amusement
  • Roseland Ballroom
    300 m
Museums
  • American Dance Festival
    100 m
  • National Academy-Recording Art
    100 m
  • American Friends of the Bible
    100 m
  • A Choice Nanny
    200 m
  • Maniscalco and Assoc
    400 m
Halls
  • Carnegie Hall
    100 m
  • Shetler Studios
    200 m
  • Studio 54 Promotions
    200 m
  • Equitable Production Group
    400 m
Universities, Institutes
  • Mandl Allied Health School Inc
    200 m
Theaters
  • Jersey Boys
    300 m
  • Gershwin Theater
    300 m
  • August Wilson Theater
    300 m
  • Wicked
    300 m
Air business related
  • Cyprus Airways
    300 m
Casinos
  • Golden Nugget
    400 m
Underground Railway Stations
  • 57th Street - Midtown
    100 m
  • Seventh Avenue
    200 m
  • 57th Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line)
    200 m
  • 59th Street – Columbus Circle
    300 m

Local Attractions

  • Empire State Building
    1.9km
    350 Fifth Avenue, New York City
  • Chrysler Building
    1.5km
    405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City
  • Uptown Pilates on Madison
    1.6km
    903 Madison Avenue (between 72nd Street and 73rd Street), New York City
  • Loeb Boathouse
    1.6km
    Central Park Lake, New York City
  • Rachael Ray
    1.6km
    221 West 26th Street, New York City

Near the hotel

  • Central Park
    860 m
    59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
    700 m
    30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
  • Carnegie Hall
    50 m
    881 7th Ave., New York City
  • City Center
    140 m
    131 W. 55th St, New York City
  • Jersey Boys
    350 m
    245 West 52nd (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York City
  • Wicked
    380 m
    242 51th Street, New York City
  • The Ziegfeld
    190 m
    141 W. 54th St., New York City

Restaurants Nearby

  • The Carnegie Deli

    74% likes this, based on 1930 reviews
    Food: Delicatessen, Kosher
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 31

    50 m
    854 7th Ave

    Phone: 212-757-2245

  • Molyvos

    76% likes this, based on 259 reviews
    Food: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
    Price Range: USD 43 - USD 82

    20 m
    871 7th Ave

    Phone: (212) 582-7500

  • Rosie O'Grady's

    62% likes this, based on 462 reviews
    Food: American, Irish
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 46

    50 m
    800 7th Ave

    Phone: (212) 582-2975

  • Fluffy's Cafe & Bakery

    71% likes this, based on 394 reviews
    Food: Dessert, Café, Family Fare
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 15

    50 m
    855 7th Ave

    Phone: 212-247-0234

  • Benash Delicatessen

    Food: Delicatessen
    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 21

    50 m
    857 7th Ave

    Phone: 212-265-1818

Getting there.

The hotel is about 2km away from the Central Railway Station. Penn Station is just a short stroll away.

La Guardia Airport is 9km away; the Newark Airport is 17km away; John F. Kennedy Airport is 21km away respectively.

Getting around.

N, R, Q subways are steps away from the hotel’s front door. 7, 20 and 104 busses stop nearby as well. The Port Authority and Penn Station are within a short walk away.

Wellington Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

3.4
out of 5
Very good
Based on 207 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
2.7
Service
2.9
Value
3.5
Location
4.5
Dining
2.7

Individual guest reviews

  • The location is excellent, five minutes walk to Central Park and Times Sq, the Red Grille up the street is also a wonderful restaurant. The hotel lobby is impressive, staff is friendly and the food is lovely, the service prompt and the prices reasonable.

    Business center are paid, very small rooms The A/C is very very noisy and the elevators are soooooooo slow.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.8
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3
  • Good location and fair price, central Park, Broadway, 5thAve are all a plesant stroll away. The hotel is very well located and is just beside a subway station, staff are friendly. Thats an excellent choice to feel the spirit of Manhattan.

    Poor service attitude, small room and awful mattresses. Very hot inside elevator and dirty stained towels.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.5
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      3
    • Dining
      4
  • Quiet, great central location, we liked the Park Cafe good food and service, literally just 3 blocks north of Times Square and the theater district. Excellent value for money, not worth the price anywhere other than Manhattan and front lobby was adequately clean and pleasant. The staff were very helpful, my room was large and had two closets.

    S a old hotel and the bath tub was slippery /. The elevators were too small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Bed really comfortable, fantastic location and central Park. Great position of the hotel, good price and the room style we had this year last year was perfect for us. The maid service was brilliant and bedrooms were spacious and comfortable.

    Staff are not friendly and the furniture is too old and dilapidated.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.6
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      4
  • Great location value for money and proximate subway stop for greater distances. Shopping hotel restaurant has good food, the Park Cafe on the ground floor is excellent and the staff at front desk are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are large enough to turn around in.

    Old building and elevator service was slow during peak hours. Central heating made a lot of noise at night.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.2
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • The location was awesome, the foyer to the hotel was lovely and staff were very friendly and helpful. And the bed was comfortable.

    The rooms were old.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.9
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Position near the Central Park, the cafe/restaurant across the road does great breakfast and the hotel has definitely seen better days. My room has always been clean.

    The staff wasn't very friendly, t ironed and the bathrooms were very small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.9
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      3
  • The location was great, hotel was clean and comfortable and situated close to Times Square and Central Park, the lobby was beautiful. Most of the staff were helpfull and friendly, the room/suite was perfect, the waiter brought me a hot cup of tea. The facilities were very good.

    No free internet connection, not enough lifts meant long waits and toilet is very small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.7
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • The location was awesome and park cafe underneath hotel was great. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the King suite was large /, the mattress was very good. The service was fab and the restaurant was gorgeous.

    Very small rooms and beds, several day old urine in the toilet. Only a minor thing elevator was very slow.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.8
    • Location
      3
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Yes the location is fantastic, the diner at the front od the hotel has great food and friendly people too, the staff at the cafeteria are also pretty good.

    Room was very hot &.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Central park, location is excellent and as for the hotel, is adequate. Staff are helpful courteous.

    Very small rooms the a/ and elevator dirty.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.7
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      3
  • Between Times Square and Central Park, convenient location. Great value for the price and friendly staff. Big and nice room 2, the Greek restaurant downstairs.

    Very old and smelly hotel, the water pressure in the toilets were a bit low.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.9
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      3
  • Broadway and Central Park, another just a block away. In a perfect location and times Square. Well worth the price and nice lobby.

    Hotel is looking very tired, noisy air conditioning making sleep impossible.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      3
    • Value
      4
  • Great location in the theater district, good value and the staff were really, really fantastic. Room was very clean.

    The information in the hotel site is not clear concerning the 14% hotel fee and the bathroom was adequate for us, I have never got use to powerful the showers are in the states.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Location was excellent for Times Square and the hotel was nothing special, just a place to sleep and shower. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful toward us, bed sheets were clean and bed was comfy enough.

    The room was very dated.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.5
    • Location
      2
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
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