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InterContinental New York Barclay

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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I stayed 13 days in Intercontinental the Barclay. The hotel has a very good location in midtown, very clean large and friendly lobby. I just found the standard double room too tiny, but requested an upgrade to a king room which was decent. As mentioned by others reviewers toiletries were not regularly replenished, other than that it would have been...

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We LOVED staying at the InterContinental New York Barclay. We stayed using our IHG points, which is an incredible value. The hotel is newly remodeled and simply gorgeous. We loved the white and black tile in the bathrooms, high-end fixtures, snazzy lighting, the luxurious bar area, and the very comfy bed. The common areas are a treasure. The Gin Parlour...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for a convention. Good rooms and suites. Very comfortable. Walking distance from several restaurants. Good food around. Several other hotels nearby so a good place to stay during conventions. Prompt service.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Another fantastic stay at The Barclay. We enjoyed our beautiful room, luxurious linens and products, super delicious food at the Gin Parlour, tasty cocktails at the bar and great overall service. I highly recommend checking out the Gin Parlour to all travelers and locals. Looking forward to my next trip back!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The stay was short but long enough to enjoy the many amenities that the Barclay had to offer. The staff was extra helpful in making sure I had everything I needed - ensuring I had a ride when I was checking out. The new remodeling was done very tastefully - they kept the original room door ornament - a very...

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Jamaica, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We live in New York. We decided to stay within the city on our wedding night and we definitely made a right decision in choosing to stay at this hotel. The premier room was comfortable and perfect for the two of us. We appreciate the hotel's thoughtfulness when they sent us a complimentary sparkling wine and strawberries during our stay....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was beautiful. When you walked in the door elegance hit you. We did not have to wait long to be booked in. The room a deluxe king size was good the bed was very high and comfortable. The shower was hot and powerful. We only had drinks in the hotel as we were out all day. We did...

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Hamilton, NJ
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you do look up our reviews, you see that within the last five years or so, we have stayed in well over 20 different hotels in Manhattan, so we know our NYC hotels and we are happy to report that Barclay figures among the best ones for its class. The spacious lobby, the multiple elevators eliminating potential wait times,...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't understand how anyone can complain about this hotel. Don't listen to them! Ha! I visited NYC for the United Airlines Half Marathon. From the moment I arrived by car I was welcomed with so much attentiveness. I got an amazing recommendation from the concierge for dinner options. The reception and bell captain were also very accommodating. Room service...

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HerveHoudre, General Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear babyphat2008, Thank you so much for taking time to share your very flattering review and for your recent stay! It was heartwarming reading your feedback to know you felt welcomed and appreciated by our team, and that you enjoyed your overall stay. I will share your compliments with my team as they always love hearing when our guests are...

Vallejo, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautifully renovated hotel with perfect location. I've been visiting New York but this is the place I learned to appreciate. It's near monumental places and lots of shops around it. Walking distance to 5th Avenue, Rockefeller Center and more and convenient a minute or two walk to a food store and Starbucks. Bellmen were helpful throughout our stay. One night,...

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HerveHoudre, General Manager at InterContinental New York Barclay, responded to this review

Dear Bexile40, Thank you for your recent stay and for your very complimentary review. It is truly great to know you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and found everything comfortable and convenient. I am happy to hear our team made you feel welcomed and assisted you with anything you needed. It is particularly heartwarming to hear your...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Barclay Bar & Grill
Barclay Bar & Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since first opening its doors in 1926, the InterContinental New York Barclay has welcomed countless guests to enjoy a luxurious residential-style experience in the heart of the city. Originally constructed as part of the Grand Central Terminal expansion, The Barclay became one of four notable railroad hotels built to service the well-heeled men and women travelling to New York City. Its convenient location, directly above the railroad tracks, permitted the hotel the unique distinction of having its own platform in the basement, ideal for the upscale rail traveler who occasionally arrived by private train car. In addition to its Midtown East location, the hotel made an immediate impact with tenants and critics alike for its characteristic atmosphere of comfort and elegant domesticity. From that moment, The Barclay began to write its history as the hotel of choice for those looking to take respite in this stately residential hotel of international prestige. Today, the InterContinental New York Barclay remains Manhattan’s preeminent luxury hotel after undergoing the most ambitious restoration in its history. Combining sophistication and contemporary design, while staying true to its original Federalist style details, The Barclay exudes confidence and warmth, delivering the same residential feel with modern comfort and flexibility introduced to the world in 1926. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental New York Barclay

Address: 111 E 48th St, New York City, NY 10017-1222
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $283 - $655 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — InterContinental New York Barclay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 702
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel New York City
Intercontinental New York City
Intercontinental Barclay New York
New York City Intercontinental
Barclay New York
Barclay Hotel New York
Intercontinental Barclay Hotel New York
Hotel Style:
#13 Green Hotel in New York City
#65 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#159 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#165 Family Hotel in New York City
#168 Business Hotel in New York City
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