Westin Grand Central  4 stars

212 East 42Nd St, New York, United States, 10017  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Lovely soft towels - Room would benefit from tea-making facilities
  • Hotel was terrific - 5 minute walk away from times square - Resturant was great
  • Bathroom was pretty spacious - Beds were extremely comfortable - Staff were very nice
  • Room itself was ok - Good view of the chrysler building - Free internet
  • Room was great size - Location was fabulous - I will certainly go back there

Overview

Convenience and elegance merge at The Westin New York Grand Central. This new Westin hotel is a welcome respite in the heart of midtown Manhattan. Each of our 774 spacious guestrooms and suites is thoughtfully appointed to provide the perfect setting for our guests to unwind and recharge.

Ideal for both leisure and business travelers, The Westin New York Grand Central makes it easy to get where you need to be. Our central location puts the city at your fingertips, whether you're catching a train at Grand Central Terminal, attending a meeting in midtown, or visiting iconic New York sites like the Empire State Building, Bryant Park, the New York Public Library, and Times Square.

The Westin Difference

Maintain your health and wellbeing with WestinWORKOUT®. Experience ultimate comfort with Westin Heavenly® Bed and Heavenly® Bath. Or relax with friends at Kitchen and Wine Bar. No matter how you choose to spend your time, the Westin difference ensures that your stay is everything you want it to be.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of floors   41.  Number of rooms   773.

City Center New York - 3.0 mi
Airports La Guardia (LGA) - 5.6 mi, Teterboro (TEB) - 8.3 mi
Train Stations Grand Central Station - 1400 ft, Penn Station - 1.2 mi
Underground stations Grand Central – 42nd Street - 1700 ft, 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) - 2700 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Sushi Yasuda (Cuisine: Japanese) - 600 ft, Cibo (Cuisine: American, Italian) - 300 ft
Parks Tudor City Greens - 700 ft

Rooms

Let your room inspire your wellbeing. Appointed in the signature Westin style, each of our guest rooms measures over 300 square feet and includes signature Westin amenities. Begin your day by brewing some complimentary Starbucks® coffee in your one-cup coffee maker. Get to work at your oversized desk, equipped for both wired and wireless high speed Internet access. Embrace the comfort of the Westin Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bath products. Recharge so that you can be at your best, no matter what your day brings. 

At The Westin New York Grand Central, we maintain the highest standards of environmental responsibility.  We utilize natural light and incorporate eco-friendly materials, like GreenGuard certified solar window shades and energy-conserving LED and CFL lighting. Each room is equipped with occupancy sensors to provide ultimate comfort when you're in and conserve energy while you're out.

Our 774 guest rooms and suites include:

Three-bedroom presidential suite

One-bedroom suites 

Premium Corner King rooms

Traditional Corner King rooms

Deluxe rooms

Traditional rooms

Dining options

Currently, guests of our hotel can enjoy breakfast at Leona’s from 7-11am daily or take advantage of our 24 hour room service, available 7 days a week.

COMING SOON!

The Westin New York Grand Central will introduce THE LCL: Bar & Kitchen, NYC, a new restaurant concept from leading nightlife operator, Gerber Group.  The design inspired by nature, incorporates a soothing atmosphere with cutting-edge decor, seasonal food options and a creative cocktail program.

For guests stopping to read the paper, the morning will begin with traditional breakfast classics, Stumptown Coffee, and Organic Avenue Juices, while a fresh grab and go menu will be available for those guests on the move. The afternoon introduces a comfortable daytime environment showcasing a locally sourced menu for a casual business lunch or serene afternoon tea.

The same space will transform in the evening, into a lounge with great energy and vibe for post-work cocktails, social dining and late night libations.  With direct entry from 42nd street, THE LCL: Bar & Kitchen, NYC will quickly become the neighborhood’s hottest dining destination.

Hours of operation:

Espresso and Juice Bar: 6:00am-3:00pm

Kitchen: 7:00am-midnight

Bar and Lounge: 4:00pm – 4:00am

Work

The Westin New York Grand Central currently has over 12,000 square feet of event space to suit your needs. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer sweeping views of midtown Manhattan and beyond. 

Measuring 4,220 square feet, the brand new Grand Central ballroom can easily accommodate up to 450 people. Three executive board rooms and seven additional meeting and breakout rooms make ideal environments for smaller groups.

At The Westin New York Grand Central, modern technology helps heighten creativity. Our meeting space is equipped with teleconferencing capabilities, ergonomic seating, fiber optics, and some of the highest bandwidth available for New York City conferences and meetings. 

Set to open in 2013, our Liberty Ballroom will provide an additional 3,000 square feet of event space, as well as private access to an outdoor terrace. 

Leisure

Be your best self when you stay at The Westin New York Grand Central. Whatever your fitness goals may be, meet them in our 3,000-square-foot WestinWORKOUT® fitness center. A wide array of state-of-the-art cardio and weight-training equipment is at your disposal 24/7 so that you can make your wellbeing a top priority on your own schedule.

For a change of scenery, grab a customized local running map from the front desk or turn on an in-room video workout. 

Additional features

Take comfort in the wide array of amenities available at The Westin New York Grand Central.

Business services

On-site parking

Valet parking

State-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT® fitness center

Kitchen and Wine Bar

Wireless and wired high speed Internet access

Westin Heavenly Bed

Westin Heavenly Bath

Wheelchair accessibility

Extensive meeting and event facilities

24-hour SPG check-in desk

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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour security
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Gift/News stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is USD 14.95 per day

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 60 per day.

Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Printers
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/baby cots
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Grab bars in bathroom
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Ergonomic chair
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
Bedroom
  • Sofa bed
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Analog data port
  • Voice mail
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio

Policies

Check-In

from  4 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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Let your room inspire your wellbeing. Appointed in the signature Westin style, each of our guest rooms measures over 300 square feet and includes signature Westin amenities. Begin your day by brewing some complimentary Starbucks® coffee in your one-cup coffee maker. Get to work at your oversized desk, equipped for both wired and wireless high speed Internet access. Embrace the comfort of the Westin Heavenly Bed and Heavenly Bath products. Recharge so that you can be at your best, no matter what your day brings. 

At The Westin New York Grand Central, we maintain the highest standards of environmental responsibility.  We utilize natural light and incorporate eco-friendly materials, like GreenGuard certified solar window shades and energy-conserving LED and CFL lighting. Each room is equipped with occupancy sensors to provide ultimate comfort when you're in and conserve energy while you're out.

Our 774 guest rooms and suites include:

Three-bedroom presidential suite

One-bedroom suites 

Premium Corner King rooms

Traditional Corner King rooms

Deluxe rooms

Traditional rooms

Standard Room
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Westin Grand Central Standard Room Double Room
Bed type: Double Beds or King Size Bed or Two Single Beds

Stylish room made in soft colors opening on panoramic city views offers two Double beds, a cozy sitting area and a spacious bathroom.

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    Double King Room
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    Westin Grand Central Double King Room
    Bed type: Double Beds or King Size Bed or Two Single Beds

    Stylish room made in soft colors opening on panoramic city views offers a King size bed, a cozy sitting area and a spacious bathroom.

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      Westin Grand Central Deluxe Room
      Bed type: Double Beds or King Size Bed or Double Bed

      Stylish room made in soft colors offers two Double beds, a cozy sitting area and a spacious bathroom.

      Room facilities
        Deluxe King Room
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        Westin Grand Central Deluxe King Room
        Bed type: Double Beds or King Size Bed or Double Bed

        Stylish room made in soft colors opening on panoramic city views offers a King size bed, a cozy sitting area and a spacious bathroom.

        Room facilities
          Premium King Room
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          Westin Grand Central Premium King Room
          Bed type: King Size Bed

          Stylish room made with large windows for panoramic views of the city offers a King size bed, a cozy sitting area with sofa bed, work desk area and a spacious bathroom.

          Junior Suite King
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          Westin Grand Central Junior Suite King

          Inviting Junior Suite offers a King size bed, a cozy lounge in a living area with a sofa bed and a wet bar, as well as a spacious bathroom.

          Suite King
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          Westin Grand Central Suite King
          Bed type: King Or Twin Beds

          Luxury Suite offers a King size bed, a living area with a sofa bed and a wet bar, as well as a spacious bathroom.

          Room facilities
            Presidential Suite
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            Westin Grand Central Presidential Suite

            Luxury Presidential Suite is comprised of adjoining King and Double guest rooms, an elegant living room boasting sweeping views of the city. Able to accommodate social events or corporate board meetings, the Presidential Suite is one of the best among Midtown accommodations.

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            Wondering what to do in New York City? Let The Westin New York Grand Central be your guide. Located on 42nd Street at Third Avenue in midtown Manhattan, our hotel is convenient for both business and leisure travel. We are just a few short blocks from some of New York City's most iconic landmarks, including the United Nations, the Empire State Building, Bryant Park and the New York Public Library.  

            Just two blocks from The Westin New York Grand Central, Grand Central Terminal is one of the most exciting places in all of New York City. Take some time out for shopping, dining, or simply exploring this historic site. 

            Tourist attractions
            • Metrazur
              1400 ft
            • Volatour Inc
              1400 ft
            Train stations
            Monuments and Landmarks
            Museums
            Parks
            • Parks 2001
              1000 ft
            Halls
            • 1700 ft
            • 630 Second
              2000 ft
            • Diocese of the Armenian Church
              2000 ft
            • Saint Gregory the Illuminator
              2000 ft
            Universities, Institutes
            • The United Nations
              400 ft
            • Cornell University
              700 ft
            • United Nations New York
              1000 ft
            • American Friends Tel Aviv Univ
              1000 ft
            • American Friends-D Yellin Clg
              1700 ft
            • David Yellin Teachers College
              1700 ft
            • Career Blazers Learning Ctr
              2000 ft
            • Berkeley Placement Svc
              2300 ft
            • Berkeley College
              2300 ft
            Air business related
            • East 34th St Heliport
              2000 ft
            Casinos
            • Bay Cruises Management
              2300 ft
            Underground stations

            Local Attractions

            • Central Park
              1.4 mi
              59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
            • Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square
              5000 ft
              234 West 42nd Street, New York City
            • Garment District
              5000 ft
              Manhattan, New York City
            • Discovery Times Square
              5100 ft
              226 West 44th St, New York City
            • The Phantom of the Opera
              1.0 mi
              245 West 44th Street, New York City

            Near the hotel

            • Museum of Tolerance
              100 ft
              226 East 42nd Street, New York City
            • Tudor City
              500 ft
              New York City, NY
            • Tudor City Greens
              700 ft
              25 Tudor City Place, New York City
            • Chrysler Building
              1100 ft
              405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City
            • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
              3600 ft
              30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
            • United Nations Headquarters
              1400 ft
              405 East 42nd Street, New York City
            • New York Transit Museum & New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex
              1700 ft
              Annex at Grand Central Station, New York City

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Sushi Yasuda

              81% likes this, based on 275 reviews
              Cuisine: Japanese
              Price Range: USD 43 - USD 82

              600 ft
              204 E 43rd St

              Phone: 212-972-1001

            • Cibo

              73% likes this, based on 97 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Italian
              Price Range: USD 33 - USD 42

              300 ft
              767 2nd Ave

              Phone: (212) 681-6773

            • McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, New York City

              54% likes this, based on 43 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 22 - USD 42

              200 ft
              800 Second Avenue

              Phone: 212-986-1515

            • Patsy's Pizzeria

              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 17 - USD 22

              200 ft
              801 2nd Ave

              Phone: (212) 878-9600

            • Calico Jack's

              Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Mexican
              Price Range: USD 20 - USD 25

              200 ft
              800 2nd Ave

              Phone: 2125574300

            Getting there.

            To get to the Newark International Airport take NJ Transit from New York Penn Station to Newark Liberty Airport Station. Travel time is about 20 minutes. NJ Transit trains run from 5am to 2am. From there, you can catch the AirTrain running every three minutes between 5am and midnight and every 15 minutes between midnight and 5am. Otherwise, you can take #62 bus: Take NJ Transit from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station. Travel time is around 15 minutes. Then catch #62 bus on Penn Station Bus Lanes to the Newark Airport Terminals. Buses run every 20 minutes and it takes 25 minutes to get to the airport.

            To get to the JFK Airport catch the A train to Far Rockaway to the Howard Beach/JFK Airport stop. It takes 70 minutes from the lower Manhattan. Then, take the AirTrain to the airport.

            To get to La Guardia Airport catch the A, B, C, D, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 trains to 125th Street in Harlem, or the 1 to 110th or 116th Streets and Broadway. After, take the M60 bus to the airport. Travel time is 40-90 minutes. Otherwise, take the 7 train to the 82nd St. Jackson Heights stop and transfer to the Q33 bus to the airport. The Q33 stops at the Central, U.S. Airways, and Delta Terminals only.

            Getting around.

            Grand central metro station is located 100m away from the hotel, while Grand central train station lies within 200m distance. On-site parking is available. Extra fees might be applicable.

            Westin Grand Central Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Westin Grand Central

            Average guest rating

            8.0
            out of 10
            Excellent
            Based on 1051 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.9
            Rooms
            7.3
            Service
            6.9
            Value
            8.0
            Dining
            7.3

            Individual guest reviews

            • Older travelers

              Hotel in great location only 1 block from Chrysler Building and 2 blocks from Grand Central station. We used food court at Grand Central for breakfast.

              No diners nearby.

              • Average rating
                7.8
            • Single

              staff was efficient

              No minibar in the room and no facilities for changing for those who leave late to take evening flights to Europe.

              • Average rating
                5.8
            • Older travelers

              We liked the location and the price of the room. The room was not luxurious but quite comfortable!

              We noticed that the rooms that were cleaned needed refreshing and that the infrastructures( plumbling, hot water,etc) needed upgrading.

              • Average rating
                7.8
            • Group of friends

              Comfort, location, fair in answering a foreign tourist fair in price for the services offered.

              staff polite but not particularly friendly, and the clearness of the room was not satisfactory.

              • Average rating
                6.6
            • Group of friends

              Busy city hotel which serves a great breakfast. Quiet, well maintained rooms. Reception staff made us feel very welcome - even 'though we were arriving 1am. Location is great - very close to Grand Central Station, nice restaurants and main shopping streets.

              • Average rating
                7.0
            • Group of friends

              I liked the location of the hotel and then clean rooms and good size bathroom

              There is a lack of lighting in the rooms, also if they had tea and coffee facilities along with fridge it would be better and a bigger ashtray for smokers

              • Average rating
                8.8
            • Couple

              Good service, had a good room with a great view.

              One morning, they where no hot water, because of one pipe had broken, of course they other day the water was really hot, just an unlucky event.

              • Average rating
                8.2
            • Family with children

              We were very impressed by the staff...so friendly, professional and attentive. Upon arrival we felt warmly welcomed and well taken care of. The location was perfect and the beds were very comfortable. I would recommend this hotel to anyone travelling to NYC.

              Limited seating in the lobby area.

              • Average rating
                10.0
            • Group of friends

              Exelent location for visiting NY, friendly staff, especially Polish consierge, fantasticly comfortable beds, very clean, nice looking modern building. Will visit again and recommend to friends. Barbara Bosworth

              all perfect

              • Average rating
                9.6
            • Group of friends

              perfect location, very clean hotel, great value for money spent. Simply, everything was great!

              • Average rating
                9.6
            • Group of friends

              the location and size of room

              did not like how long it took to get a cab a couple of times

              • Average rating
                8.8
            • Older travelers

              The staff was friendly, helpful and accomadating. Located in Mid town Mahattan within 5 minutes of everything. The front desk found out we were there for our anniversery and sent us a bottle of champane.

              • Average rating
                9.2
            • Single

              The rooms are comfortable and well equipped.The hotel inside was very quiet, presumably due to good sound insulation between the rooms. Excellent location!

              Internet access at the hotel's Business Center is very pricey.

              • Average rating
                8.8
            • Older travelers

              Excellent location, easy walking to many landmarks and sites of interest, a couple of blocks to Grand Central Terminal and the world of NYC at our fingertips.

              • Average rating
                10.0
            • Single

              Room was furnished well and well maintained. Liked chair that was replaced while I was there.

              Was not provided with requested room "away from elevators and ice machine."

              • Average rating
                7.8
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