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The Blakely New York

The Blakely New York, USA

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Opinion

The Blakely in New York haxs an elegantly furnished reception lounge and popular affiliated restaurant and bar makes this a suitable choice for leisure travellers wanting a quieter location within a short walk of the many attractions including theatres, restaurants and shops. The property itself is tidy and has meeting rooms for business guests, as well as a small gym.

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Good business option for New York

Exterior

Part of small plain narrow detached brick building with canopied entrance, with adjacent restaurant. The 1st and 2nd are covered by attractive blue awnings.

Property type: Hotel

Balcony/Terrace: None

Storeys: 17

Built Year: 1930

Exterior: Building

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Hotel has 118 rooms

Interior

Smart brass-trimmed concierge-assisted glass doors open onto a wood panelled inner foyer complete with impressive chandelier, with a second set opening on to the lobby. This long spacious area has dark wood panelling to the walls and ceiling and light coloured polished flooring mainly covered by patterned rugs.

Clusters of deep leather sofas and armchairs around coffee tables present a boutique ambience enhanced by elaborate framed prints and decorated by vases of flowers. At the rear is a discrete reception counter facing a single internet station and adjacent to a well stocked bookshelf feature.

There are two elevators and a separate glass door leading into the affiliated restaurant and bar, stylishly furnished with wooden framed cushioned chairs and enhanced by the al fresco style open frontage.

Grounds

There are no grounds.

Location

Area Type: Located on 55th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, many of the neighbouring buildings are residential. It is situated on the S side of the quiet street. The nearest metro is Seventh Avenue on 53rd Street, 10 minutes although most of the major attractions of Midtown can be reached easily on foot including Central Park, 10 minutes N, Broadway 10 minutes W and Times Square within 20 minutes. There is an abundance of restaurants and bars within the vicinity.

Facilities at The Blakely New York

  • Bars
    • Main Bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
  • Public facilities
    • Fitness room/gym
    • Internet terminal(s)
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Safes
    • Tea/Coffee making facilities
    • TV (English language)