Wellington Hotel

Address: 871 7th Avenue at W 55th St, New York City, New York, 10019, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Midtown area of New York City, is near Carnegie Hall, Ed Sullivan Theater, The Ziegfeld, and Art Students League of New York.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsWellington Hotel New York City

          Reviewed by jadetravel

          Fantastic location

          Reviewed Dec 12, 2014
          by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          The hotel was incredible, with the most amazing location I could have wished for, being around 5 minutes walk from Times Square and being located right next to a subway. The staff were friendly and attentive. The bed in our hotel room was huuuuge, and definitely gave us fantastic night's sleep after long days of lots of walking. I would recommend it to anyone who wishes to go to New York due to the fantastic location and price.

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

          Historical Traveler Reviews Wellington Hotel New York City

          All is well at the Wellington Hotel


          Our stay at the Wellington was a wonderful experience in every way. The Staff was very friendly and helpful. The King size room that we stayed in was the best part of our trip. With nice decor and a spacious bathroom we knew our money was well spent.We look forward to our next trip to New York and of course we will stay at the Wellington Hotel.

          Loved It!


          The hotel ws clean centrally located. The best thing was the staff, who bent over backwards to give us great service.

          I was great annd reasonably priced for all we got there.

          Cold/Hot/Noisy/Terrible Staff


          Greeted with a bigot at check in. Room was way to hot in the winter. Had to have window wide open. Way too much noise on the street. Heard other guests complain about room too cold. Will never stay there again.

          There is nothing well about the Wellington


          The room was small with stained carpet. The bed. a double was comfortable. The bathroom was miniscule. The grout at the bottom of the bathtub was dirty. The lobby is original from the 1930's. There was no service. We checked in early, the room was not ready and we checked our luggage. When we returned to the hotel at midnight, the bellman said he was going off duty and we had to wait 20 minutes to get our luggage. We checked out early the next day, and checked our luggage- again a long wait to leave it and retrieve it. The only thing great about this hotel is its location. I would never stay there again.

          Weekend trip


          The Wellington was nothing fancy. We waited in a really long line to check in. The room was clean (bathroom was spotless), but the bed was a bit uncomfortable. The Wellington served our purposes well as it was inexpensive and in a central location.

          Noisy Air-con


          We have stayed at the Wellington now 3 times . Its comfy,convenient and kind of nice but the noise from the heaters and the pipes rattling were abit too much. Also the heater mechanism never worked and was beyond me.

          Still, we are going again this Xmas

          The Wonderful Wellington


          To All- I've been to the Wellington Hotel a few times in the past year, and each visit is as wonderful as the one before. The doormen, front desk staff, and sales office are very friendly and have helped me with whatever I have needed. On one visit I stayed in a room with a terrace. It had such a feeling of "The Big City". I hope that you enjoy your stay as much as I did.

          Nightmare on 7th Avenue - the dirty version



          Bed Linen was stained and had not been changed from previous occupants stay – we had to ask three times for these to be changed, when housekeeping staff attended totally surly in attitude. Towels were dirty and had to be changed. Waste Food on the floor from previous incumbents that remained there during our stay and may well be there now. Evidence of what appeared to be mouse droppings (yes I know what they look like) on the window sill. Evidence of what appeared to be blood stains on the sofa.

          Decor. In all areas of the room wall coverings were peeling away from the wall. The shower was coming away from the wall. The hot tap (faucet) was insecure and kept becoming detached. We did not get a city view we got a court view that looked directly into the plumbing/waste shafts from one window and into other guests’ rooms from other windows.

          Corridors from elevators to rooms, were not cleaned during our residency and could become a health hazard. The place needs to be totally renovated and should be regularly inspected by City Hygiene Officals.

          The Hotel from Hell


          Without a doubt, the worst experience I've ever had. Filthy, discourteous, unconcerned . . . do you get my drift? Avoid this place or your trip to the most magnificent city in the world will be ruined!



          I went to New York with my friend Beni. We were so amazed about the city that we could finally accept the bad hotel.

          In our room we couldn't close the windows. When we came back from visiting the city, our room was always ice cold. The nights were really hard: This little beds and the cold wind, buh!

          But, we will never forget this holiday trip!

          TripAdvisor Reviews Wellington Hotel New York City

          3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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