Hotel Wales - New York

1295 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, United States, 10128  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Wales - New York

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 67 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Editorial review:

This small, classic hotel is located in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood has excellent free continental breakfasts and a laid-back atmosphere. Critics felt that there weren't any first-class amenities such as turndown service or good newspapers. The rooms aren't anything special and the service varies from exceptional to bad.

Verified Reviews:

  • Breakfast was quite good - Gym is not much to speak of - Lovely room
  • Comfortable bed - Short walk to central park - Hope to come back next year
  • Roof top terrace was great - Surronding area was very plush - Room was slightly on the small side
  • I strongly recommend it - Breakfasts are very basic - Suites are lovely and allow for a relaxing stay
  • Showers don't work - Comfortable beds - Furniture was scratched and damaged

Overview

The 3-star Hotel Wales provides a stunning view over the East River . Renovated in 2002, this charming hotel offers accommodation in a 10-story historical building.

This hotel is situated 9 km away from Carnegie Hill. The property is set within 9 km distance from the city center.

The hotel allows quick access to gardens and hills.

Hotel Wales offers a quick access to La Guardia airport, which is about 15 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

This property has 88 guestrooms including junior king suite, upgraded suite and classic flat appointed with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, heating, coffee/tea makers and a pantry. The rooms have a view over the park. The rooms are designed with elegant décor featuring carpet floor along with antique wooden furnishings.

Eat & Drink

A continental breakfast is offered at the restaurant. The restaurant serves excellent Italian cuisine from 08:00 until 22:00. Guests can eat at Sarabeth's East and Island, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

A business center, secretarial services and a meeting room are also offered at the hotel.

Relax

Active guests will benefit from a gym, yoga classes and a fitness centre available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 67 per day.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   88.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • High chairs
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • iHome
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1295 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, United States, 10128

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City Center
  • New York
    8.9 km
Airports
  • La Guardia (LGA)
    7.1 km
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    11.5 km
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    4.1 km
Underground stations
  • 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    500 m
  • 96th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Sarabeth's East (cuisine: American)
    10 m
  • Table D'Hote (cuisine: American, French)
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    88

Rooms and availability

Hotel Wales photos Room
Premium Suite
City view
  • Room size:

    43 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Room Description:

This suite has a DVD player, air conditioning and CD player. Please note that a roll-away bed can be provided for an additional charge (subject to availability) for this room type.

Hotel Wales photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Carpeted floor
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • iHome
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Classic Room - One Double Bed - bathrobes, flat screen television, internet access - LAN (charges apply), internet access - wireless (charges apply), bathtub, smoking policy - non-smoking available, hair dryer, refrigerator, desk, daily newspaper, air conditioning, complimentary bottled water

King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Hotel Wales photos Room
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Carpeted floor
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Room Description:

Carnegie King Suite with Living Area - in room safe, internet access - wireless (charges apply), bathtub, DVD/CD player, ironing facilities, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, complimentary bottled water, bathrobes, internet access - LAN (charges apply), flat screen television, smoking policy - non-smoking available, shower, daily newspaper, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning

Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Internet television
  • Living room
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Media:In-house movie
Room Description:

Carnegie Queen Suite with Living Room

Hotel Wales photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Room Description:

Suite with Two Double Beds - alarm clock, smoking policy - non-smoking available, heating, linens, satellite/cable TV, towels, air conditioning, toiletries

Corner Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Hotel Wales photos Room Hotel information
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Media:iHome
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This suite features air conditioning. Please note that a roll-away bed can be provided for an additional charge (subject to availability) for this room type.

Hotel Wales photos Room
Classic Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
Room Description:

This room features a flat-screen TV, a work desk and an ensuite bathroom with Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.

Upgraded Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet television
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:In-house movie
Junior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Heating
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
Room Description:

Junior Suite - 1 King Bed - alarm clock, smoking policy - non-smoking available, linens, heating, towels, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, toiletries

Family Penthouse Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet television
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Media:In-house movie
Family Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Dining:Kitchenette
Family Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet television
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:In-house movie
Room Description:

2 Bedroom Family Suite

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Upper East Side200 m
  • Chinatown400 m

Places of interest

  • Neue Galerie New York500 m

Museums

  • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum100 m
  • Cooper Hewitt Design Museum100 m
  • Jewish Museum100 m
  • Jewish Museum100 m
  • Cooper - Hewitt Museum100 m
  • National Academy of Design200 m
  • Guggenheim Museum New York300 m
  • Solomon R Guggenheim Museum300 m
  • Shar Lawrence Fine Art Inc400 m
  • Serge Sabarsky Foundation500 m
  • The Pratt Mansions700 m
  • Cloisters Museum800 m
  • New York City Museum800 m
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art800 m

Parks

  • Carnegie Hill Historic District100 m
  • Central Park Tennis Center700 m

Universities, Institutes

  • American College-Acupuncture500 m

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai600 m
  • Mount Sinai Hospital600 m

Underground stations

  • 96th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line400 m
  • 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)400 m
  • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)500 m
  • 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line500 m
  • Metro Museum of Art800 m
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art800 m

Public parking

  • 92nd Street Y300 m

Local attractions

  • Hayden Planetarium1.5 km
    Central Park West and 79th Street American Museum of Natural History
  • The Art Studio NY 1.6 km
    145 W 96th St Suite #1B
  • Uptown Pilates on Madison1.6 km
    903 Madison Ave
  • Carl Schurz Park 1.5 km
    E. 84th to E. 90th St. between East End Ave. and East River New York
  • Loeb Boathouse1.6 km
    Central Park Lake, New York City

Near the hotel

  • Corner Bookstore 60 m
    1313 Madison Ave
  • The Jewish Museum160 m
    1109 5th Ave
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum330 m
    1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St.
  • Park Avenue470 m
    Manhattan 1049 Park Ave
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art860 m
    1000 5th Ave
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum190 m
    2 E 91st St
  • National Academy of Design Museum270 m
    1083 5th Ave

Restaurants nearby

  • Sarabeth's East10 m

    Address: 1295 Madison Avenue (Hotel Wales)
    Phone: 212 410 7335

    75% likes this, based on 138 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: NZD 21 - NZD 55

  • Island40 m

    Address: 1305 Madison Ave
    Phone: (212) 996-1200

    64% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: NZD 48 - NZD 48

  • Yura on Madison30 m

    Address: 1292 Madison Avenue
    Phone: 212.860.1707

    82% likes this, based on 39 reviews

  • Table D'Hote10 m

    Address: 44 E 92nd Street
    Phone: 212-348-8125

    81% likes this, based on 24 reviews
    Cuisine: American, French
    Price Range: NZD 55 - NZD 109

  • Vico Madison Avenue Ristorante20 m

    Address: 1302 Madison Ave
    Phone: 212-876-2222

    60% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: NZD 2 - NZD 111

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    88
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  • Hoboken hotels - 4 km
  • New York Area hotels - 7 km
  • Weehawken hotels - 6 km
  • Midtown hotels - 5 km

Hotel Wales Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Wales

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 97 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.3
Service
10.0
Rooms
8.8
Value
7.6

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    6.2

    We liked the espresso machine/ cofffee/ tea being avail at all hours. Breakfast was nice.

    We stayed on the 9 th floor and the elevator was virtually non existent due to construction on the rooftop? Front desk staff was not as friendly as hotel 373 where we stayed the following for the same amount of comfort and a better price and locale.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Close to sub way and central park

    Broken sofa bed and closet door had no closing latch we moved from one suite with a loose toilet and no privacy wall between living room and bed room. moved to a great suite with bath room between rooms

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Calm quiet atmosphere away from the bustle of downtown. Residential locality

    Lack of air conditioning could be a problem when it gets really hot.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The location was perfect for our plans. Close to the subway and bus. Great access to Central Park and museums. Beautiful rooftop with a nice view of the area. The staff were very accomodating. The continental breakfast was adequate. The room was small, but the bed was very comfortable. It was a bit stuffy and warm and unfortunately no way to ventilate except by opening windows that had no screens. Overall, it was a nice place to stay.

  • Single
    9.6

    the remodeling was very well done, the location was perfect for my needs this trip

    common areas very warm, no coffee maker in the room

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    The courtesy of the staff members

    Breakfast not on site - only coffee/tea available on 2nd floor

  • Single
    4.6

    The location

    Hotel Loby is 2 seat sofa onley , crumed in a corner. I had to pay Extra full day to stay up to 6 pm, Room is very small , and have a noisy window type air condition , very small table shuved right under ther tv and on top of it every thing is crowded , no place to eat , write or do anything.

  • Single
    7.8

    Good location. Comfortable, though small, room. Excellent (though expensive) food at adjoining restaurant. Very easy check in and check out.

    A bit expensive, but probably not unusual for New York City.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    It was a "boutique hotel" old New York just what we wanted; in the heart of the residential district.

  • Couple
    4.6

    Staff service was quite unfriendly and not helpfull. Also, on several evenings there was no hot water.

  • Single
    7.4

    location and appearance of room

    lack of any real breakfast facility. had to go out in the rain to a place across the street

  • Couple
    7.0

    the staff was really helpful and the room small but very nice bed and bathroom.

    the room was a little small... but it's new york, so i guess that is common around here

  • Single
    9.6

    Its a lottery if you get a good view

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Have stayed there many times....great upper east side neighborhood hotel with really good neighborhood restaurants and walking.

    Hotel used to do a lovely continental breakfast, which they no longer do...

  • Family with children
    7.8

    I liked proximity to transport, the snow and proximity to galleries and restaurants.

    Rooms werea little dowdy yet common areas quite smart.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1295 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, United States, 10128

Get directions
City Center
  • New York
    8.9 km
Airports
  • La Guardia (LGA)
    7.1 km
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    11.5 km
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    4.1 km
Underground stations
  • 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    500 m
  • 96th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Sarabeth's East (cuisine: American)
    10 m
  • Table D'Hote (cuisine: American, French)
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    88