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1 room, 2 adults

The Watson Hotel, New York, United States of America

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
440 West 57th Street, New York, NY, 10019-3013, United States of America

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Central Park
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator (on request)
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Overall a good place to stay, comfortable.Jan 9, 2019
  • I enjoyed my stay at the hotel. The room was very clean and face the street which I loved…Mar 31, 2020

The Watson Hotel, New York, United States of America

from NZ$2,886
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Standard Queen Room

What’s around The Watson Hotel, New York, United States of America


  • In Midtown
  • Central Park - 7 min walk
  • Columbus Circle - 7 min walk
  • Metropolitan Opera House - 9 min walk
  • Lincoln Center - 9 min walk
  • Carnegie Hall - 9 min walk
  • Broadway Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Gershwin Theater - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 28 min drive
  • John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) - 40 min drive
  • Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 26 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 5 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 15 min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) - 26 min drive
  • New York Penn Station - 30 min walk
  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 3 min drive
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 3 min drive
  • 50 St. Station (8th Av.) - 7 min walk
  • 59 St. - Columbus Circle Station - 7 min walk
  • 57 St. - 7 Av Station - 9 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 591 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 18 floors


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1964
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Grab bar - in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Croatian
  • English
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

The Watson Hotel, New York, United States of America’s small print

Also known as

  • Watson Hotel New York
  • The Watson Hotel Hotel New York
  • Watson Hotel
  • Watson New York
  • Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
  • Holiday Inn Midtown New York
  • Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
  • Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
  • The Watson Hotel Hotel
  • The Watson Hotel New York


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • The seasonal pool is open from May to September.
  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 6 PM.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • A 4.5 percent city/local tax will be charged
    • Destination fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 35.44 (subject to availability)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 35.43 (subject to availability)

    Valet parking costs USD 52 per day

    Refrigerators are available for USD 10 per night

    Rollaway beds are available for USD 35.0 per day

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 28.69 for adults and USD 28.69 for children (approximately)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for The Watson Hotel, New York, United States of America

    • Does The Watson Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, The Watson Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is The Watson Hotel currently open?
      This property is closed from August 1 2020 to September 30 2020 (dates subject to change).
    • Is parking offered at The Watson Hotel?
      Yes. Valet parking costs USD 52 per day.
    • Is there a pool at The Watson Hotel?
      Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10 AM to 6 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at The Watson Hotel?
      Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Watson Hotel?
      You can check in from 4:00 PM to midnight. There's a charge of USD 35.44 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 35.43 (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near The Watson Hotel?
      Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Patsy's (7-min walk), Masa (7-min walk), and The Original Soupman (7-min walk).

    Recent reviews

    Good 7.6 From 4,663 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    Stay at the Watson!
    Our stay was fabulous. My wife and I were among the last guests before the hotel was closed. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Considering what was/is going on, I was quite impressed with the overall professional performance of the staff. This place is a keeper. To better days, Cheers James
    James, us5 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Great location, close to restaurants and sights.
    Mary, us5 night trip with friends
    Very good 8.0
    Good Value
    What you see in the photos is what you get. For this price, I found this to be a decent hotel in a good area. The room was clean but by no means luxurious, although the beds and pillows were very comfortable. Overall, I would stay here again.
    us5 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    us4 night business trip
    Fair 4.0
    No air conditioning in rooms. Hidden fees in conformation emails
    us3 night business trip
    Very good 8.0
    Hey Sherlock! Stay at the Watson!
    I’ve stayed at the Watson a few times and have always been pleased with it. Cal at the front desk made me feel very welcome. The location is great because it’s close to everything but not in the heart of the hustle and bustle. Easy access to subways. Close to Central Park. Rooms are dated but good space and amenities for the price and always clean.
    Ralph, us5 night business trip
    Very good 8.0
    Good Value for NYC
    Checkin is quick. Nice older hotel. Good value. My room had a door connecting to an adjoining room and they were very loud and partying. I was in NYC for work so I would have preferred to be more rested. Avoid room 704 if you don’t want an adjoining room. Other than that, great value hotel!
    Laura, us2 night business trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Kind, comfy, convenient
    Let me start by saying that I’ve stayed at the Watson Hotel over 30 nights in the past 3 months. Great location in Hell’s Kitchen, so convenient to Central Park, the theater district and connected to all that the city has to offer. The beds and linens are super comfortable and the rooms are quite large for New York City. They have a real neighborbood gym in the.building, not just a hotel fitness center and apparently a rooftop pool! The front desk and housekeeping staff are always so gracious and helpful and they have the best rates that I have seen. If you’re looking for a great New York experience and don’t want to spend a fortune on a hotel room, this is an excellent place to be based. I’m Coming back again and again
    Eric, us6 night trip with friends
    Very good 8.0
    Dated but friendly and clean
    Friendly hotel, comfortable beds but the rooms are very dated, but as we spent very little time in the room this was okay. There was 4 of us in the room which was plenty big enough. check in was quick and easy, but on check out i was not asked how i would like to pay for the city tax and they automatically deducted this from my card, when i wanted to pay cash, they did refund my card although there was a difference from what they took and what was refunded due to exchange rate.
    Denise, gb3 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    Feb visit
    The lobby is lovely but the rooms are dated. Check in went quickly even though there was a long line and only 2 people working the reception area at checkin time. The elevators are small and getting off the 6th floor in the morning with a stroller was nearly impossible. We eventually took to the stairs, meaning one of us carried the 15 mo old and the other 2 carried the stroller down 6 flights of stairs...not the easiest feat but quicker than waiting for an elevator with room for at least 1 small adult and stroller. Other times of day not as difficult. Bathroom small and no room to put things on the sink area (no shelf storage). Hotel very conveniently located for us, with one daughter living 2 blocks away. That’s the only reason I would come back to this hotel.
    Melanie, us3 night family trip

    The Watson Hotel, New York, United States of America

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