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Westin Grand Central

Westin Grand Central, New York USA

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Previously the New York Helmsley, this property was taken over by the Starwood chain in summer 2012. The 2-storey breakfast room and the fine dining restaurant are tastefully furnished but a massive TV screen in the lounge area monopolises the scene.

Located on 42nd Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, it is close to Bryant Park and Grand Central, providing an amenable and stylish base for business travellers during the week and tourists at weekends.


Near Grand Central

Popular with

Sees many guests from the United Nations complex and those working at the nearby offices of the Rockefeller Center.


On busy 42nd Street, alongside other business orientated accommodation options in the heart of the Midtown area. The Art Deco Chrysler Building is 100m away and there is a multitude of shops, bars and restaurants the full length of the street. Grand Central subway station 80m away and a bus stop 100m.



The United Nations complex is at the eastern end of 42nd Street and Times Square is 900m to the west. The Empire State Building is 400m to the south with Macy’s department store further along 34th Street.


Westin Grand Central, New York


No pool.

Leisure & Entertainment

No daytime or evening entertainment facilities onsite. However, there are a variety of bars in the Times Square area where there is often live music during the evening.

Access & Mobility*

Equipped for receiving less mobile travellers and has rooms reserved for those requiring wheelchair accessibility.

Key Points


  • In a central location close to Grand Central Station
  • Smart and pristine furnishings in a 41-storey building
  • Previously the New York Helmsley
  • Renovations in 2012 and 2013
  • Sister property located near Times Square



Public Facilities

  • Bar
  • Food Outlet
  • Gym
  • Internet Terminal
  • Wifi Chargeable
  • Parking
  • Wheel Chair Friendly

In-room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Wifi