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Richmond, Va
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 4 nights at the Wolcott Hotel after Ramada Eastside gave away our room before we arrived. Thank you Wolcott Hotel for taking us in with no reservation at 2AM! This was my first visit to NYC and I have no experience to use as a comparison. We got a room with 3 twin beds, with a 4th bed added...

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel has not the most friendly crew, there are a few grumpy old men standing behind a counter. The location is very central on Manhattan. Next time I would prefer a hotel in a more charming district. You have to pay per our, day or week for WiFi. Come on, this is 2017! Beds are comfortable and rooms are...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited this hotel in November 2016 for 5 nights .Grand entrance and very friendly staff.Our room was really dated which wasn't a massive problem as we didnt spend to much time in the hotel anyway.No wifi is a massive down point.If location is your top priority this hotel is great for you.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Central location. Lovely clean rooms. Attentive and very pleasant staff, really friendly. Coffee and muffins are lush. This is the second time I have stayed here and would reccommend the hotel to anyone. Easy to get to all the attractions of New York. Excellent choice for a lovely break.

Thank terrymbruce
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights from 17th April and we just had a standard double room which was lovely, cosy and had good beds. Rooms were cleaned every day and were very clean, had fresh towels and toiletries. Also a free safe in your room. Rooms are quite dated and there is a lot of street noise. It's in...

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Suffolk, UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Wolcott is an historic hotel with a heap of history involving New York mayors, pop stars of the past and great American literary figures. You wouldn't know it because so much of the grandeur from former years is screened off from the public and is mothballed at the back. The duty manager gave us a look behind the scenes...

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ilandhopper, Manager at Wolcott Hotel, responded to this review

Yellow taxis can not be ordered by phone in NYC, they can all be hailed on the street. If you ask for a car to be reserved it will be a private car, and yes the concierge hires private cars so they have a deal going on. Private cars cost more than taxis. Sorry for the misunderstanding.

Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time staying here would highly recommend it. Especially for location and price. Not to mention the very good standard. If your not looking for 5 start this is the stop. And the added tea coffee and muffins go down a treat as you leave in the mornings for site seeing. First Hotel in new York I've ever been happy...

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ilandhopper, Manager at Wolcott Hotel, responded to this review

Glenn, Glad you had a nice stay at the Wolcott Hotel. You are correct if traveler is looking for 5 stars Wolcott is not for them. But, if they are looking for a clean comfortable hotel we are it.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic old style room, very comfortable and easy to relax in after a long day of sightseeing. The hotel is in a great location, it's away from the hustle and bustle but yet so close to anywhere u what to go. The staff were great, our favorite was Dwight. A great bloke who was always greeting us and asking about...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought a group of 40 students to New York and we chose The Wolcott for this visit. On a previous visit we had chosen the Pennsylvania and everything about this hotel is an improvement on that experience. Firstly the venue is very striking and the triple rooms perfect for groups. The best thing about the Hotel is the accommodating...

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Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love staying at the Wolcott while in NYC. It is in a central location, the staff is welcoming, and the rooms are always clean and well appointed. While not the least expensive, it is worth the difference.

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ilandhopper, Manager at Wolcott Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. Wolcott is happy that you enjoyed your stay

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Wolcott is located in the center of tourist New York. Near the Empire State building, NoMad,UN, Macys, Circle Line, theater district, SOHO, the High Line and all public transportation. The Hotel offers clean comfortable, modern accommodations in an old-world atmosphere at reasonable prices year round. We have been written about in many domestic and international guides. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wolcott Hotel

Address: 4 West 31st Street, Between 5th Avenue & Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-3594
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown
Price Range: $267 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Wolcott Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Wolcott Hotel New York City
Hotel Style:
#43 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#177 Family Hotel in New York City
#195 Business Hotel in New York City
#245 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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