Mayfair New York

7.2
Good

Based on 1,805 reviews
 
242 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States
  +1 212 586 0300
Mayfair New York - New York, NY
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Distance to city center 0.3 mi
Location rating 9.7
Nearest Airport New York LaGuardia
Distance to airport 6.0 mi

Rooms

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Standard Rooms

$144+

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Queen bed
$144 per night
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Queen bed
$159 per night
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Queen bed
$181 per night
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Queen bed
$195 per night
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Queen bed
$236 per night

Deluxe Rooms

$131+

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Unknown
$131 per night
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Unknown
$138 per night
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$144 per night
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Unknown
$155 per night
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$158 per night
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$159 per night
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Unknown
$177 per night
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$199 per night
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Unknown
$214 per night
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King bed
$256 per night

Queen Rooms

$186+

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Unknown
$186 per night
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$195 per night
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$196 per night
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Unknown
$210 per night
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Unknown
$240 per night

Double Rooms

$117+

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$117 per night
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$121 per night
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$121 per night
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Unknown
$121 per night
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Double bed
$127 per night
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Double bed
$133 per night
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Double bed
$134 per night
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Unknown
$139 per night
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Double bed
$143 per night
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Unknown
$167 per night
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Double bed
$168 per night
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$170 per night
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$172 per night
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Double bed
$185 per night
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Double bed
$192 per night
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Unknown
$213 per night
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$219 per night
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Unknown
$223 per night
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Double bed
$253 per night
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Double bed
$260 per night

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  • Good
    Apr 2017
    6.5

    The location was great. The rates were good for that area. The staff was friendly and helpful. The size of the room was actually decent. WiFi worked well. No problem with hot water or water pressure. Room was clean. Bed was comfortable.

    The hotel does not look like it's pictures online.... the hotel is very old and in major need of many repairs. The front door is a double door-- one is completely missing a handle, the other handle is loose. That is your first impression. The lobby ceiling is patched and unpainted. The elevator doors are in need of painting. The carpet on the stairs is frayed. The wallpaper on the walls of the staircase are marked up and dingy. The hallway floors are uneven and dip in spots-- I almost tripped twice. The first room we had had a "vintage" thermostat on the wall that was inoperable. The remote for the AC unit on the wall also did not work. The light shades on the lights over the bed were torn and frayed. The shower did not work-- took my first bath in 40 years. The clock by the bed is about 40 years old and was showing the wrong time-- (I know that is small, but as a matter of principle, guests should not be having to to reset the clocks to the correct time) Electrical outlets looked scary and 'moved' when you went to plug anything in.... After the first night, we must have tripped a fuse in the room, as the TV, clock, and AC unit, would no longer turn on. They quickly moved us to another room. This room faced the street, and while both windows were closed, and each set of windows also had shut glass doors over them, and we were 4 stories up, you could still hear everything happening down on the street. It was so loud all night, that we checked a couple times to be sure the windows were actually closed! There was a PC in the room, but with no connection to the internet. Also-- yet another clock issue-- a clock that was again about 40 years old, was running about 2 hours behind, and the time set button was broken-- so whenever we looked at it, we had to remember to add 2 hours.... The PC's in the lobby business center are running Windows XP.... This has the potential for being an AWESOME hotel-- but in it's current state, it's "quirkiness" isn't cool or interesting.... it's just OLD and not worth it!

  • Excellent
    Apr 2017
    9.4

    There's no hotel anywhere which has a staff who are more friendly, helpful and courteous. This old lady - ( the hotel, not me - well, I'm old, too) - is well preserved, well cared for, and in a perfect neighborhood for experiencing the "Broadway experience." I'll definitely be back again.

    A little note with directions as to how to "work" the sink and shower would have been helpful.....but staff helped with that.

  • Good
    Jan 2017
    6.5

    My Stay!

    Location good all was good except a huge roach in my room and no batteries in remote but I was never there! Its NYC!

  • Excellent
    Dec 2016
    8.8

    Great location and clean

    The bathroom was spotless and bed definitely had fresh sheets. Maid service was very good. I liked that the hotel had a small room for solo travelers. I did not feel as if I had to pay for more room than I had. The location could not be better. The room was actually very quiet and dark, which made for good sleeping. It would have been nice to have a view of street, but that would have added light and noise.

    This hotel has never been updated - with notable exception of bathroom, which had new fixtures. I don't think the wallpaper or paint have been redone in 50 years. Of course, that's probably what made it affordable.

  • Okay
    Sep 2016
    6.0

    Great location close to many things to do in NYC.

    The toilet flushed really hard, the sink was broken and leaky every time we tried to use it, the shower wasn't very clean, and the tile around the mirror was broken.

  • Excellent
    Jun 2016
    8.2

    Good value

    We came to NYC to see a few shows on Broadway, and the location was amazing, just steps from the theaters. Rooms were clean. Staff was very efficient and friendly. The room was very small and not at all fancy, but we were just looking for an affordable place to stay near Broadway, and this fit the bill.

    Room was very small, barely room for a double bed. It had a unit air conditioner (i.e., no central air) that could only just barely keep up with the 85-plus degree heat. Found one spider in the morning.

  • Good
    Jan 2016
    8.0

    Loved it

    Best location hands down! Just a hassle telling the maids to come back later

  • Good
    Aug 2015
    7.7

    Good Value

    We liked that the place was central (just off Times Square) and that it was no frills, as advertised. We needed a place to sleep and this was it. No extras or a lot of space. Air conditioner (necessary!) was working just fine. If you are looking for luxury, this is not the place, but if you are looking for a good value for the location, stay at the Mayfair.

    The elevator did break down, but we were on the second floor and it was not important to our stay.

  • Excellent
    Jun 2015
    8.2

    The location!

    Very small room, but it was perfect for me since I was alone. Wouldn't be big enough for two I guess. The air-conditioning was very loud and it was also a little smelly in the room. But since you won't stay in your room all day it's okay.

  • Good
    Jun 2015
    6.8

    Small hotel for place to sleep.

    Location near theaters and subway.

    Had to ask at front desk each day for ice in room. The one elevator broke down (out of order). Lucky we were on second floor near stairs.

  • Good
    May 2015
    6.8

    Excellent location

    Room was very small, facilities are old and outdated.

  • Excellent
    Feb 2015
    8.8

    Great location to see the shows and sights! Room was fine for sleeping and very clean. There was a hair dryer.

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About

Overview

Stay in the heart of the Big Apple at Mayfair New York. New York City is packed with exciting destinations, with many centrally located in Midtown Manhattan, home to Times Square, the theatre district, Rockefeller Center, Central Park and Museum Mile. This stately hotel is situated in the center of Times Square and the city's famous Broadway theatre district, including three of the most famous theatres located on the same street. The hotel is just a short walk from Rockefeller Center and Central Park. Round-the-clock concierge services are available to help guests navigate their way through the bustling surrounding areas, as well as the subway system, site-seeing tours and other destinations throughout all five boroughs. As guests enter Mayfair New York's elegant lobby, they're instantly transported to an upscale oasis of European elegance and charm. The beautifully-appointed lobby features sumptous furnishings and live piano music, with comfortable seating and spectacular views of Midtown Manhattan and beyond. Mayfair New York features multiple guest rooms, each adorned with charming, colorful toile wallpaper, custom-designed furnishings and sublimely comfortable beds, dressed in crisp, soft linens and plush, cozy pillows. Room options include single, double, queen and king; all rooms include private bathrooms, cable televisions, telephones, safes and free WiFi. Select king rooms feature chairs that fold out into beds and futons to accommodate additional sleepers. Mayfair New York is also home to one of the theatre district's most beloved restaurants, Cielo. This classic Italian eatery has been a tradition for over a quarter of a century, famed for its fresh, authentic food, homemade pasta, two-floor seating and spectacular prices. The lengthy menu includes dozens of different pasta dishes, fresh pizzas, hot sandwiches, seafood, chicken and homemade soups, plus classic antipastos, salads and appetizers. Full bars and LCD flat-panel televisions on both floors offer diners a fantastic way to unwind.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

7.2 Good

Based on 1,805 reviews

9.7

Location

9.3

WiFi

3.3

Breakfast

2.0

Amenities

Things to Know

  • Wonderful sightseeing

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3:00 PM

Check out

12:00 PM

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Amenities

Free Wi-Fi
Business center
Car rental
Internet
Concierge service
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Safe
Storage available
Elevator
Hairdryer
Pets not allowed
ATM on-site
Laundry service
Cable or satellite TV

Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Broadway 88 yd
  • Times Square 245 yd
  • Rockefeller Center 0.4 mi
  • Museum of Modern Art 0.4 mi
  • New York Public Library 0.6 mi
  • Bryant Park 0.6 mi

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