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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove into the City from Massachusetts (first time driver into City) we began our day at the 9/11 Museum. We arrived at the Hotel approx. 6 pm on the Feb. 22nd, check in was a breeze. Julivia the agent who checked us in was very pleasant and went above and beyond to make our stay more comfortable. The Watson...

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Athens
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed there in Feb. 2017, just a few days it shifted to "The Watson Hotel", as it was still under Holiday Inn. Even though the hotel has a somewhat "tired" look (I am not sure if it will undergo any renovation), it has very nice and spacious rooms and public areas, as well as all kind of amenities for...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel, formerly the Holiday Inn Midtown, changed ownership on February 15, 2017, and is now The Watson Hotel. My wife and I checked in just two days after that change, and we noticed quite a few changes since our last visit in August 2016. Positive things are that it seems that most of the excellent front desk staff has...

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Woodstock, Georgia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a decent hotel at a good price. The staff is friendly. It's convenient to everything. Very close to Central Park. The rooms are clean and beds are comfortable. I would stay here again. The hot part of the breakfast was so so, but there were plenty of other items to choose from.

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Attleboro, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My husband booked this hotel based on recommendations for his business presentation in the hotel meeting room. My son and I decided to join him for a NYC family trip. I was excited to see the hotel in the website; you can tell it was renovated based on the pictures. Well... just the pictures! It was a Holiday Inn until...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my sixth time staying at this hotel. The location is amazing - it is close to subway stations, convenience stores, Central Park and Times Square. On this visit and previously I have stayed here on my own and felt safe in the area. The hotel staff are polite and very friendly. It is great value for money and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the architectural last resort but the bedroom is very ample, employees are friendly and has all the basics I was expecting in a hotel of this kind. Offered free breakfast which is good, though. It's located couple of blocks from Central Park. The special rate that I paid in advance is just right, so they are not...

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Queensland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to numerous countries now and stayed in countless hotels. I don't expect staff to bow and scrap or roll out the red carpet for me, but this was sub par treatment and I was disgusted. I am not sure the reason, but I received the single WORST customer service I have ever received anywhere. For the money...

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Kittery, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible condition I based my decision to stay on all the reviews..... these reviews are people who stay in motel 6 regularly .... I was steered wrong. Nice staff !! They were great but condition is poor. Even if they renovate no one has this kind of money to fix all this .... too bad

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Brewster, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always try to find an affordable place to stay in NYC. This was the largest, most comfortable, and the nicest employees! We visit NYC every year and this was our best find. We loved the mattress and the room was very large for NYC. Every interaction with an employee was very positive. The location was very convenient.

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about The Watson Hotel

Address: 440 West 57th Street, New York City, NY 10019-3013 (Formerly Holiday Inn Midtown / 57th St)
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Hell's Kitchen , Manhattan
Price Range: $111 - $508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Watson Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 597
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Midtown New York
Holiday Inn New York City
Holiday Inn Nyc
Holiday Inn Times Square
Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
New York City Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
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#205 Luxury Hotel in New York City
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“I would say to try to stay on 12th floor or above in the main building. It was pretty quiet during our stay.”
  • Beautiful Evening looking out at Time Square
  • Daytime View of Buildings in Time Square
 of 5 bubbles 641JoanO, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“King bed rooms are quite roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles palekh, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a hotel that offers better service”
 of 5 bubbles 357sg, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room on the 11th floor was very quiet.”
  • We were on the 11th floor. The sun was setting.
 of 5 bubbles SarahK281, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be higher up you get to see better views (see pic)”
 of 5 bubbles neilk359, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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