Gild Hall - A Thompson Hotel

15 Gold Street, Entrance on Platt, New York City, New York, 10038, United States | 4 star hotel
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The sun was shining and we set out for a full day of sightseeing. We walked along the water front from the hotel to the World Trade Centre memorial.
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Later in the day we made our way to the …

Bright lights and the big City

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... for the day, Amanda. With her expertise we were introduced to the Chelsea Market, Greenwich Village and the southern tip/financial district of Manhattan. This was a perfect mixture of experiences with the Villages of Manhattan providing a fascinating insight into the lesser known side of the city, only for our minds to be blown by the sheer size and aura of Wall Street, the Freedom Tower and co. Upon saying our goodbyes to Amanda and the city in brilliant sunshine, we ...

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Anchors away, homeward bound

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... made sure he took care of that. In fact he was in his element the whole day working his way through the weird and wonderful stouts Rosie and Nick had collected over the 4 years of living here. To finish the day off Rosie decided it was time for some shots of Mekhong. Never heard of it? Neither had we. It’s the official spirit of Thailand and is often thought to be whiskey but is in fact a combo of distilled sugar cane and molasses. All I ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Financial District area of New York City, is near 1792 Wall Street Walks, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Hall, and Museum of American Finance.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Gild Hall - A Thompson Hotel New York City

    The Gild is a gem

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    I just spent 2 nights at Gild Hall over a holiday weekend & it was fabulous! It is still under construction, but we hardly noticed They are operating with a temporary lobby & no restaurant, but we never spend time in either at any hotel. The room was terrific. We booked through quickbook ($117/night) & were upgraded upon arrival. The king was spacious & very nicely decorated. The bath was beautiful with marble & glass tile. The bed was the most comfortable mattress I've had in a hotel. The best part of the stay was the excellent service. All the staff couldn't have been more friendly & helpful. We were concerned that the neighborhood would be dead over the holiday weekend, but we were pleasantly surprised. It's an easy walk to the Seaport & subway. The Gold Street Diner across the street was great for a quick bite & had a nice bar & there's a good 24 hr grocery around the corner. After staying in the Village, midtown or the Upper West Side every time I come to NY, it was a lovely surprise to discover this neighborhood. Gild Hall is my new favorite hotel in Manhattan. My only criticism is the entrance is on Plat and the signs on Gold are minimal. Once we found it, we loved it!

    Lovely Room, Great Location, Great Staff - but...

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    Just stayed at Gild Hall 1/25-1/27. I loved the location b/c the hotel was near the TKTS booth at the South Street Seaport, and there were lots of subway stops and food markets around every corner. The room was very nice -- tall ceilings, turn-down service, marble bath w/Fresh brand toiletries. I got a $117/night rate through Quikbook b/c the hotel is under renovation. The only thing that MIGHT be an issue is the thick smell of fresh paint in the room. If you're asthmatic or sensitive to smells, this could be a real problem. The smell never left the room, but it didn't keep me from sleep or anything. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and coffee and pastries were available in the lobby in the a.m. I'd stay there again in a second - but I don't think I'll be able to afford it once the renovation is complete.

    Loved Everything

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    I was little worried because I didn't expect to get this hotel in priceline. Actually location is not the best cause not easy to find at first time. But After Stay, All good memories.

    Nice Hotel, Great Staff

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    I stayed at this hotel over New Years Eve. I believed I payed something like $200 /night. The hotel is under major reconstruction and there is no lobby. Also the views are terrible as you are in the financial district and are surrounded by high rises. There is no room service and the mini bar prices are somewhat high. There are directly across the street from a a parking garage and offer a discount(only $5). It cost $45 for 24 hours before the "discount". The bathrooms are full marble absolutely wonderful. Despite all of these unfortunates I could sense that I was staying at a place that would be well worth a higher price post construction. Overall the GildHall has an amazing and helpful staff and great location.

    Good value, safe, clean, and fun locale!

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    This hotel was a great experience overall. While the room is a bit on the small size, as is the case with many hotels in NYC, the bathroom is large, and very well organized and supplied. The room, as well as the entire property was very clean and well attended to. There are extra goodies stationed conveniently at every floor, a communication room with desktops and printers, and the staff were very upbeat and attentive. There are restaurants, and 2 subway stations within a short walking distance as well as cab flow within 2-3 blocks, or just call one from the desk. There is a great convenience store just around the corner with everything you would need, including spirits, fresh organic produce and juices, breads, etc. It is really a mini grocery store, and is open 24/7!

    Very Nice Stay

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    I stayed at Gild Hall from Jan. 6 - 12. The hotel is a bit hard to find, but it's actually in a good area. As most people have stated, it's currently under renovation, so there is no formal lobby or restaurant. The temporary lobby is fine though and the staff is incredible. Probably the nicest staff I've encountered at most of the hotels I've stayed at. The doorman, Guy, was extremely helpful in helping me navigate the city. The front desk was very accommodating. I noticed that the bed in my room did not have a featherbed mattress cover. I called and asked if one could be placed on my bed. Due to the renovations, they didn't have any on hand, but they sent someone out to purchase one for me. The rooms were very nice. Flat panel TV, huge king bed with leather headboard, and very nice marble bathrooms. The only bad thing was that there was occasional construction noise, but not past 7pm. There was also a small issue with the temperature controls in my room. Other than that, I had an excellent stay. I highly recommend this hotel.

    Beautiful room!!!!

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    My husband booked a room through priceline for $110.....I was nervous walking through the maze of construction to reach the elevators, but when we got off on the 3rd floor, the hallway was immaculate and freshly painted. Our room was newly renovated with a 40" flat screen, comfy bed, and sparkling clean bathroom. The staff was friendly. Although the restaurant was closed, the hotel is directly across the street from the 24 hr Gold Street Diner. We would definitely go back.

    Great stay despite reconstruction

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    Went to NY in Christmas time for a 5 day stay with my girlfriend. I found an offer for the Gild Hall which was much cheaper than other hotels I looked at, and the rooms seemed much nicer. We ended up paying a bit over $200 a night which for Christmas week was about the best we found anywhere in manhattan. There were two things that concerned me, the location in the financial district which is a bit out of the way since my stay was for vacation, and the fact that the hotel is undergoing major reconstruction. But I decided to take the risk since the offer was really good. I am really happy I took the risk. The stay was excellent.

    A 2-star hotel with 4-star rooms

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    I booked this hotel having read that it was a new property - however, I did not realize that they were converting an old building into a new hotel. Hence, shabby entrance, outdated hallways, constant noise from renovations going on. HOWEVER, we were given a renovated room and the room was great. Spacious by NY standards, extremely clean, with a flat screen TV and a nice bathroom. Considering that we paid $145 per night, the room exceeded all expectations.

    Wow, this can only get better!

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    I booked a downtown hotel on priceline and ended up at Gild Hall. I was not informed that the hotel is only "under a soft opening" and it showed! The front desk and the entrance are all temporary. The constant buzz of drills were evident as the hotel is still undergoing construction. The toilet would make strange noises each time it was flushed and the bathroom shower had a very slow drain.

    Decent size rooms, but the location is pretty much away from everything.

    Lots of work to be done to make this a better hotel!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Gild Hall - A Thompson Hotel New York City

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding