Renaissance New York Hotel 57

Address: 130 E 57th St, New York City, New York, 10022, United States | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Midtown area of New York City, is near Metamorphosis Day Spa, Hammacher Schlemmer, Argosy Books, and Innovative Audio.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsRenaissance New York Hotel 57 New York City

      Reviewed by shortystravels

      The best kids cocktails in town

      Reviewed Dec 27, 2012
      by (2 reviews) Manchester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      This was a nice hotel with a cool bar, it had a really cosy fire and I liked the Shirley Temple cocktails. For kids they also had board games you could borrow, as well as really cool room service. We ate hamburgers and chips in bed, it was like being a movie star!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Historical Traveler Reviews Renaissance New York Hotel 57 New York City

      Great rooms, great location!

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      My boyfriend and I stayed here September 8-10. I had read some reviews about rodents before coming, so was a bit nervous, but we didn't see a single rodent during our entire stay. We loved the hotel! The room was very comfortable and quite large by New York standards. We had a down comforter and a great view of 57th street. The bathroom was amazing! It was HUGE and had a really nice sink and shower. Our location was also fabulous. We were a short walk from Central Park and Rockefeller Center and near tons of great shops. I would definitely stay again - we really had no problems at all.

      Infested with Rats/Mice

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      Imagine being awaken to the sound of a rustling plastic bag, and when you turn on the light a mouse jumps out of the bag and runs out! This is not an inexpensive place to stay, yet it is infested with rodents. I assume it was a mouse, but judging by the size it could have been a rat. When I surveyed the room I found droppings all behind the furniture, so clearly this was not an isolated incident. When I went through my suitcase, food I had stored was eaten. Horrible! I had a three night stay, and was given one night complimentary. They exterminated the room. I would never stay here again. If the hotel is under construction than they should close until they can prevent incidents like this from happening. Beware!

      Do not stay in this hotel

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      I travel alot. almost every week im' travelling and staying in some hotel somewhere in the world. I have never stayed in a worse hotel than this. I was in one of the new rooms on the 7th floor. They are new rooms and the decor is fine. The bathroom was not clean - hair in the bath and on the toilet - obvious enough for me to notice as soon as i walked in. that night ther was construction work going on at 9pm i phoned down and asked for it to stop. It did, until midnight, between then and 4:30 i made a further 10 calls to the front desk asking for the noise to stop all to no avail. I wrote to Peter Jaques and asked to be assured that it would not happen again that night. (I have still not had a reply from him) I phoned later taht day and was moved to another room on the 4th floor - more hair in the shower. and a voicemail message left for the previous ocupant saying thet they would be moved to another room - sorry for the noise!!! - when i asked about laundryi was asked to bting it down to the front desk. In short this place stinks - they have no idea about service. nice room - super budget service. my colleague didn't even stay there - he'd booked the same room as me and was given one of the old rooms with a shared bathroom he slept at the office. Neither of us will ever stay there again out of choice...

      I was there for 4 nights and paid for 1. rotten through and through.

      Clean and quiet, would stay again.

      from

      Stayed for four nights, booked through the hotel directly, as they provided the best rate. Requested a renovated room and they gave me a 5th floor room, extremely quiet floor. Room always smelled fresh, a subtle scent of citrus. Linens were very clean, very fresh and new. Room was tastefully decorated in a minimalist contemporary design. Only drawback, the carpet needed to be shampooed (it had been vacuumed, but had stains). I would absolutely stay again. The staff was very helpful and very friendly.

      Nice rooms - Good Location

      from

      Stayed at this hotel from Aug 29-Sept 2nd. The hotel was previously called the Habitat and changed name once the renovations started. Only five floors out the hotel have been completely renovated. Many more to go.

      We booked a double at a discounted price on Expedia during their renovation stage. If you can deal construction workers riding in the elevators, the rooms are nice, clean and new. Even the bed duvet and linens are changed daily. NICE! Did I mention the bathrooms?

      Location is good and many shops and subway entrances are a short walk.

      Until the hotel is completely renovated, the regular rate is a little steep for what you get. Book the discounted rate on Expedia.

      Will never stay again

      from

      Don't be fooled by pictures on the web...for the most part this hotel was awful. If you're looking to be extremely unimpressed and pay a lot of money, this is the best choice. I first booked for a private double that I could not stay in and moved to a "renovated room". They are tiny, no closet space, and expensive. You'll be more comfortable elsewhere, trust me. The renovations are noticeable everywhere and from the looks of the renovated room, it won't be anything to email home about when it's done.

      MICE!

      from

      Since I couldn't get a room at the Swissotel (my usual home in NYC), my assistant booked the "Hotel 57" around the corner. Top 5 reasons I won't stay here again:

      5) trash bags stacked in the ground floor entry? ("lobby" is on 2nd floor)

      4) phones didn't work (at all)

      3) mouse in the hallway

      2) internet access unreliable

      1) waking up to a mouse (not the computer kind!) on my desk.

      I didn't realize the hotel was under construction, so that explains the one elevator being spray painted with a plywood floor. The recently refurbished room was very nicely done, though very small -- and that was ok. Even seeing a single mouse in the hallway wasn't enough to make me leave after the first night of a 2-night reservation. I thought I was so smart because I stuffed towels under my door so that a mouse couldn't get in. Apparently there are other entry points, because I woke up the next morning to a scratch, scratch, scratch coming from my desk. As I turned on the light, I caught sight of a fat mouse escaping down the hole used for phone cords!

      When telling the front desk clerk the reason for my early departure, he just nodded his head. Clearly he wasn't surprised.

      Maybe things will be better once construction is complete, but be warned.

      Special place to stay in a special city

      from

      best kept secret. For the price we paid, everything was over the top. Great staff, perfect location, brand new rooms with amazing bathrooms. This kind of luxury is unaffordable in any other hotel in New York. Good job!

      Hotel 57 is a Terrific Hotel

      from

      We stayed at the Hotel 57 on East 57th st New York for 6 nights , the hotel is being renovated but without any inconvenience to guests. the rooms are brand new , flat screen tv , stereo , the best bed I've ever slept in .

      The staff were very nice and extremly helpful . It is a great location , cnr e57 and lexington Subway to anywhere within 4 short blocks , bus at the door plenty of nice restaurants and bars. Reasonable in price.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Renaissance New York Hotel 57 New York City

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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