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“A Jewel near 5th Ave and across from The Rock”

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The Jewel facing Rockefeller Center
Ranked #99 of 468 Hotels in New York City
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Reviewed 13 April 2012

We spent 3 nights there. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room is small, but it was comfortable. We had a view of Rockefeller Center. It's in a very convenient location, we will go back there.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 April 2012

We spent just one night, but would make it our first choice next trip. Friendly, helpful staff and great location. We arrived early, our room wasn't ready, but they stowed our bags. We took advantage of the $35 late checkout the next day. That allowed us to keep our room til 3:00. Stowed our bags again for a couple more hours till it was time to go. They have a car service they work with and will arrange a ride to the airport. It runs about $15 more than a taxi to LaGuardia. Computers in the "living room" to print your boarding passes. And, as others have mentioned, the filtered water station to fill clean bottles provided at the station on each floor, was a nice touch. Room was very functional, lots of plugs for your devices, 2 chairs, microwave and small fridge. Good sized bathroom, we never heard anyone else and room temperature was perfect. We didn't even turn on the heat.

Room Tip: Room 1408 had a view of St. Patrick's Cathedral and 51st Street.
  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2012

Hotel was in an excellent location. Right in the middle of all the action! Everything was walking distance.
Hotel itself was very clean and quiet. Staff were nice and friendly - greeted you with a warm welcome every time you walked in. They gave us a voucher for a complimentary drink at their patio but we did not have time to use it. We had a room facing office buildings on the 6th floor so could not even see if the sun was out. The air conditioning seemed to be acting up - hot and cold cycles but that did not bother us too much. The room was somewhat small but did the job.There was clean water bottles with a cooler/filter in the hall - that was very convenient. Did not use their breakfast but just as you step out there are two little cafes that offer all you need for breakfast and cheap!
Overall, I would come back to the Jewel. Its nicely tucked away from all the traffic, right across from Sacks 5th Avenue, Rockefeller Center and a short walk to Grand Central Station!

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

Centrally located at 51 St between 6th and 5th Ave. Facing the Rockefeller Centre, steps from St. Patricks Cathedral.
Modern, clean, simple furnished. Our room 205 standard double though pretty dark served it's purpose, it was quite so we could rest perfectly. Located on 2nd floor where they have the "living room" with coffee / tea making facilities, news paper, computers it was really convenient. Free bottled purified water an additional PLUS.
Very friendly and helpful staff.
Glad that I cancelled my reservation at the Warwick a few blocks further and decided to stay here.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 April 2012

We ice skated at Rock Center until midnight and then stepped across the street to our room in this great little hotel. Well suited for families, this hotel offers not only a great location but also rooms with pull out beds, refridgerators and microwaves. And, by midtown Manhattan standards, relatively large rooms. The hotel is clean, contemporary and well appointed.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 April 2012

Highly recommend this hotel - great location, beautiful modern rooms with everything you need and ok size (small but not tiny - you have room for everything)
Free wifi
Great price, quality ratio.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 April 2012

We stayed at the Jewel for 5 days as it was close to the rockefeller centre and a short walk to Times Square the rooms were clean and tidy and the staff were freindly,bottled water was free and Radio City was nearby there are many great eating places and Central Park was nearby too,we will certainly stay here again GREAT HOTEL

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Address: 11 West 51 Street, New York City, NY 10019-6994
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Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#44 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#72 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#82 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#99 Family Hotel in New York City
#117 Business Hotel in New York City
Price Range: $222 - $588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Jewel facing Rockefeller Center 4*
Number of rooms: 135
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center is a full service hotel with 135 rooms located opposite Rockefeller Center, steps away from the famous skating rink, Christmas tree, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Saks Fifth Avenue, Museum of Modern Art and Radio City Music Hall. Minutes from world class shopping, restaurants and entertainment. The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center is the best value hotel based on quality and the prime location. The Jewel Facing Rockefeller Center provides:• Safe, restricted entry• Instant registration and check out• Free high speed internet access throughout the hotel• Nearby restaurant • Multi-menu in room dining options (through onsite restaurant and many local restaurants)• Refrigerator and microwave available• Unlimited complimentary chilled purified bottled water • 3 meeting and event rooms available nearby (maximum reception style 55 people)• Free use of computer/printer • Ergonomic workstations• State of the art guest rooms with premium bedding• Contemporary furnishings• Flat panel HD TVs• Complimentary coffee and tea• 24 hour guest service desk • Fitness room • Exercise equipment delivered to guest room upon request • Value rates ... more   less 
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