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Wellington Hotel

3 stars
871 Seventh Ave. @ 55th St., 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
1,344 reviews
wellington hotel - great hotel

the staff was very kind and helpful! the room was very clean and organized ! great location ! See full review

  • benurit7
  • Apr 18, 2014
Old World Charm - Right Next to Carnegie Hall

As an experienced/budget traveler, loved my stay in this charming old-world hotel. Simple small... See full review

  • John Foley
  • Apr 16, 2014
Classic comfort in the heart of Midtown
The Wellington Hotel's classic style and location close to many attractions, restaurants and theatres make this a popular choice. Just three blocks south of Central Park, five blocks north of Radio City Music Hall and Rockefeller Center, the Wellington is within easy walking distance of all Broadway theaters, museums, many restaurants of different styles and cuisines and Times Square. The Art Deco lobby and classically decorated rooms provide a warm atmosphere. All suites have a refrigerator and microwave, making the Wellington perfect for business and family travel. The smoke-free property also provides on-site services including 24-hour business center, hairdresser and two gift shops.
Highlights
  • All suites (and some rooms) have a refrigerator and microwave.
  • Walk to Braodway theatres, Central Park, Carnegie Hall, New York City Center and much more.
Location

Popular stores such as the Apple Store and American Girl Place are within a short walk and the David Letterman Show is just two blocks.

Rooms
The Wellington Hotel has 700 rooms including 85 one-bedroom suites. In-room amenities include Wi-Fi access (fee applies), flat-screen TV with Pay Per View movies, clock radio, hair dryer and iron/ironing board.
Features
There are three on-site gift shops. The Piccolo Gift Shop on the lobby level offer snacks and souvenirs as well as theatre tickets, sightseeing and airport transportation.
Dining
  • Molyvos, located on the lobby level, offers Greet cuisine for lunch and dinner from 12 noon, Monday to Friday. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday brunch starts at 11am (1130am in July and August).
  • The Park Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and after-theatre snacks from 6am to 1am every day.
  • Room Service is available from 6am to 12midnight every day.
  • There are more than 100 restaurants within a seven-minute walk including the Carnegie Deli, known for its enormous sandwiches, is across the street.
Transportation
  • Parking: Valet parking for standard size cars is $35 for 24 hours; $45 for oversized vehicles.
  • Subway: N, R, Q right outside the 55th Street entrance; E two short blocks; F one block.
  • Bus: 7, 20, 104 across the street; 31, 57 on 57th Street at Seventh Avenue.
Attractions
  • Theatre District - all Broadway theaters are within walking distance
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Central Park
  • David Letterman Show
  • Good Morning America
  • MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
  • New York City Center
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Rockefeller Center
  • TODAY
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • In-room WiFi ($4.99 for 1 hour; $11.99 for up to 24 hours; $24.99 for up to 72 hours; $39.99 for up to 120 hours.
  • Send or receive faxes at the front desk (fees may apply)

Wellington Hotel Rooms

Standard Double -Double
Standard Room with Two Double Beds accommodates a maximum of two people and features flat screen TV with Pay Per View movies, Clock Radio, Hair Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board. High speed wireless internet access is available for a modest fee. Note: a third person cannot be accommodated
Deluxe Double-Double
Deluxe Room with Two Double Beds accommodates a maximum of four people and features flat screen TV with Pay Per View movies, Clock Radio, Hair Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board. High speed wireless internet access is available for a modest fee.
Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite
Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite with two double beds accommodates a maximum of four people and features two flat screen TVs with Pay Per View movies, Clock Radio, Hair Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board, one bathroom; refrigerator and microwave (no utensils). High speed wireless internet access is available for a modest fee.
Standard Room with One Double Bed
Standard Room with One Double Bed accommodates one or two people and features flat screen TV with Pay Per View movies, Clock Radio, Hair Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board. High speed wireless internet access is available for a modest fee.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi

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Hotel Map

40.7644 -73.9807
Area served
New York, Manhattan
Nearby airports
J.F.K., LaGuardia, and Newark airports
Area description
Centrally located in Midtown Manhattan, the Wellington Hotel is steps to Carnegie Hall, City Center, Central Park and Broadway, New York's celebrated Theatre District. Fifth Avenue Shopping, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center, Times Square and the Museum of Radio and Television are within easy walking distance. Equally accessible are the United Nations, the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and the Jacob K. Javitis Convention Center. Fortune 500 headquarters and many corporate offices are nearby as are a variety of fine dining and world famous restaurants. Public Transportation is at our door and can take you in minutes to the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, South Street Seaport, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Natural History, Intrepid Air and Space Museum and Yankee and Shea Stadiums

Nearby points of interest

  • CitySpire Center: 0.1 mi
  • Carnegie Hall: 0.1 mi
  • Rose Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Tuscan Square: 0.1 mi
  • 57th Street: 0.1 mi
  • Municipal Art Society: 0.1 mi
  • Roseland: 0.2 mi
  • Equitable Center: 0.2 mi
  • New Amsterdam Theater: 0.2 mi
  • August Wilson Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Arts and Design: 0.2 mi
  • American Craft Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of American Folk Art: 0.2 mi
  • CBS Building: 0.2 mi
  • Winter Garden Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • CitySpire Center: 0.1 mi
  • Carnegie Hall: 0.1 mi
  • Rose Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Tuscan Square: 0.1 mi
  • 57th Street: 0.1 mi
  • Municipal Art Society: 0.1 mi
  • Roseland: 0.2 mi
  • Equitable Center: 0.2 mi
  • New Amsterdam Theater: 0.2 mi
  • August Wilson Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Arts and Design: 0.2 mi
  • American Craft Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of American Folk Art: 0.2 mi
  • CBS Building: 0.2 mi
  • Winter Garden Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Paine Webber Art Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Gershwin Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Circle in the Square Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Columbus Circle mall: 0.3 mi
  • Museum of Television and Radio: 0.3 mi
  • Ambassador Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Taipei Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Time Warner Center: 0.3 mi
  • Henri Bendel: 0.3 mi
  • Radio City Music Hall: 0.3 mi
  • University Club: 0.3 mi
  • Victorian Gardens, Central Park: 0.3 mi
  • Museum of Modern Art (MOMA): 0.3 mi
  • Broadway: 0.3 mi
  • Bergdorf Goodman: 0.3 mi
  • Lincoln Center: 0.4 mi
  • Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Trump Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Walter Kerr Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Cort Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • New York Institute of Technology: 0.4 mi
  • Studio 54: 0.4 mi
  • GE Building: 0.4 mi
  • Marquis Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Longacre Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Worldwide Plaza: 0.4 mi
  • FAO Schwarz: 0.4 mi
  • Paley Park: 0.4 mi
  • Rockefeller Center: 0.4 mi
  • Takashimaya: 0.4 mi

Dining

Park Cafe
A traditional New York coffee shop,The Park Cafe, which has been welcoming guests for more than 25 years, was recently renovated. Breakfast is served every day beginning at 6:00am. You can also enjoy lunch, dinner and after-theater dining until 1:00am.
Molyvos
Enjoy award winning Mediterranean cuisine at Molyvos. From noon Monday to Friday traditional Greek dishes and grilled fish specialties are served. Saturday and Sunday also offers brunch from 11:00am. Molyvos is located in the lobby.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (1344)

Ratings and reviews for Wellington Hotel

Overall score

3.5 / 5
1344 out of 1344
Amenities:
3.1
Room cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
3.5
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.8

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

4
2 hot travelers
Aston, PA
Apr 28, 2012

Temperature

The rooms are not separately controlled with the heat/air conditioner. Our room was unbearably hot. We almost had to sleep with the door open to the hall.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

3
ajhackerott
Monte Vista, CO
Jun 16, 2009

Great Location, Fine Hotel

Upon arrival we found out our room was on a smoking floor. We called to switch rooms and were told that they were booked for the night, but could switch us in the morning. Everything worked out for the switch. The location of the hotel was great, walking distance to Times Square and Central Park, subway station right out front. The room was small, but adequate, we were only there to sleep. This was our first trip to NYC, had a blast, might look into a different hotel for a little more comfort next time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Eat in Little Italy, great prices, wonderful food! We ate lunch there and really enjoyed it! Also walk over to Hell's Kitchen neighborhood (9th avenue) rather than eating in Times Square. Better local restuarants to choose from and much better prices!!

Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

5
snapelu[@]
Business
Charleston,WV
Jun 16, 2009

Room was very crean and friendly staff!

Nice location and very clean room,I got free up-grade to suite room! Just me is too much...and the hotel staff was excellent. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone looking for the best location and bang for the buck. I look forward to going back in the future.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

3
Anonymous
Florence Al
Jun 16, 2009

Good location helpful staff

Location was within walking distance of several attrations that we wanted to see. Hotel staff were all helpful and friendly. Our room was upgraded which made us very happy but we could hear alot of noise coming from the street, garbage trucks, cars, etc. Room needed updating had areas that were run down.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

When planning your trip allow extra time for getting to and from your destination. Subway did not stop at exact location still had to walk sometimes several blocks. Do yourself a favor and wear good comfortable shoes!

Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

2
Anonymous
Omaha, Nebraska
Jun 16, 2009

Husbands first Visit was great

I think the hotel needs to do some updates. The room was OK. I was surprised that the staff was unhelpful. It was hard to find anyone that was willing to help you except the doorman Frank!! The location is great but everyone could put a smile on their face and be more helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Take the tourist bus - it is worth the time. You learn alot about NYC and you can decide what you want to go back and see.

Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

4
Vad
Wellington, OH
Jun 15, 2009

Great location, affordable rates.

Incredible experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

5
488gfp
columbus, oh
Jun 14, 2009

good service; great location

great location,nice staffs. although initially our sofa bed smells bad, they change that next day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

4
Shoppy
Greenville, NC
Jun 14, 2009

GREAT LOCATION

Great location, courteous staff & bellmen, just typical older hotel w/ limited elevators & check-in/check out staff........so expect to wait in those areas.............other than that, room very clean, hotel felt safe and the location is great w/ subway right on corner!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

No need to cab..........can save money w/ subway on the corner at hotel.

Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

3
Anonymous
Davenport, Iowa
Jun 14, 2009

Great Location

The rooms were very small but clean. The location was great. You can walk to Central Park and the theater district and the subway is right at your door.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Go to fluffy's for breakfast. It is two doors down from the hotel. There is not a lot of seating but the food is very good and the prices are great.

Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
san clemente ca
Jun 14, 2009

great hotel for the price

More than expected for the price.....we were given a two room suite with microwave and other kitchen items. This was by far the best value for the dollar. Very close to theater and shows The subway is right on the corner Good room service at a reasonable price

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Wellington Hotel

Reviewer score

4
nerf
Iowa
Jun 13, 2009

4 lunch ladies New York

This the second time I stayed at the Wellington and this was the best. The staff was great and helpful, the location was great and the rooms were clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

To take a hop on / hop off tour bus and ride it around the city once and then decided what you would like do.

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