$269 Avg/night
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The James New York

5 stars
27 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
52 reviews
Brilliant location super friendly staff

From Morgan, deservedly awarded best concierge in soho to Erik the doorman the staff could not have... See full review

  • Kristina G
  • Jun 9, 2014
Awesome find in really hip part of NY

Loved this hotel!! Super convenient for SoHo, and inside the design is really cool and... See full review

  • chicagosurfer
  • Jun 8, 2014
Member of Stash Rewards Program The James New York brings luxury liberated from tradition to Soho. Located on the corner of Thompson and Grand the newly built property is conceived and designed as a locally inspired community focused and environmentally thoughtful hotel. The James New York features the award-winning David Burke Kitchen. Several outdoor spaces throughout the hotel including an urban garden and rooftop pool deck and bar. A two story glass wall in The Sky Lobby offers views of the urban garden along with area views of the neighboring sculpture garden. The Sky Lobby also features the reception area and is home to the private living room and business networking lounge. The rooftop bar features panoramic views of both the East and Hudson rivers and offers indoor and outdoor seating overlooking a pool with private cabanas.In homage to the creative neighborhood it calls home-The James New York will feature a mix of local artists both prominent and up-and-coming. Hotel amenities include - private dining and flexible event space 24 hour concierge - 24 hour inroom dining - twice daily housekeeping turndown - fitness center and a chef driven restaurant. - With a 114 guestrooms and suites-including a stunning Penthouse Loft - the hotel features expansive and onobstructed city views. All rooms are designed in a true upscale residential style featuring a palatte of warm tones. Room amenities include custom designed furniture-reclaimed wood floors-dining niches-state of the art technology and complimentary WIFI.

Hotel Map

40.7227 -74.0048
Nearby airports
La Guardia Airport, (LGA), 10.29, MI, SW; John F. Kennedy International Airport, (JFK), 19.29, MI, NW; Newark International Airport, (EWR), 12.30, MI, NE; Westchester County Airport, (HPN), 36.67, MI, S; Teterboro Airport, (TEB), 15.45, MI, SE;
Area description
City Center

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The James New York Rooms

Deluxe King Guestroom
315SF-29M2-DLX GSTRM VIEW CUSTOM KING BED-42IN LCD-DINING-WORK NICHE-NSMKG-WOOD FLR
Penthouse Loft Suite King
1460SF-136M2-PENTHOUSE LOFT FEAT. 180 DEGREES OF CITY VIEWS-DINING ROOM-GRAND LIVING RM-NSMKG
Queen Guestroom
280SF-26M2-GUESTROOM W CUSTOM QUEEN BED- 42IN LCD-DINING-WORK NICHE-NSMKG-WOOD FLOOR
Apartment Suite King - Accessibl
The non-smoking one bedroom accessible suite measures 700 square feet.
Corner King Studio - Accessible
The non-smoking accessible Studio measures 380 square feet in size.
King Guestroom
315SF-29M2- GUESTROOM W CUSTOM KING BED 42IN LCD-DINING-WORK NICHE-NSMKG-WOOD FLOOR
Corner Queen Guestroom
340SF-32M2-CORNER QUEEN GUESTROOM WITH CUSTOM QUEEN BED-37IN LCD-DINING-WORK NICHE-NSMKG
Corner King Studio
380SF-35M2-CORNER STUDIO KING BED-DBL FACING WINDOWS-CITYVIEWS-DINING-WORK NICHE
Apartment Suite King
700SF-65M2-APARTMENT 1 BEDROOM SUITE WITH KING BED-OVERSIZED WINDOWS-GREAT CITY VIEWS-NSMKG

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
24 hour security
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness Center
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Coffee shop
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Tour desk
Barber shop
Porters
Doctor on call
Copy service
Currency exchange
Audio visual equipment
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Cordless phone
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Turndown service
In room movies
Temperature control
Shower
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Sprinklers in rooms
Trouser press
Wet bar

Nearby points of interest

  • Juan Pablo Duarte Square: 0 mi
  • Albert Capsouto Park: 0.1 mi
  • The Drawing Center: 0.1 mi
  • Scharmann's: 0.1 mi
  • Artists Space: 0.2 mi
  • Dahesh Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Independence Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • King of Greene Street: 0.2 mi
  • New York City Fire Museum: 0.2 mi
  • New York Academy of Art: 0.3 mi
  • Children's Museum of The Arts: 0.3 mi
  • Tribeca Film Center: 0.3 mi
  • Goethe House: 0.4 mi
  • New York Law School: 0.4 mi
  • Space Untitled Espresso Bar: 0.4 mi
  • Juan Pablo Duarte Square: 0 mi
  • Albert Capsouto Park: 0.1 mi
  • The Drawing Center: 0.1 mi
  • Scharmann's: 0.1 mi
  • Artists Space: 0.2 mi
  • Dahesh Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Independence Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • King of Greene Street: 0.2 mi
  • New York City Fire Museum: 0.2 mi
  • New York Academy of Art: 0.3 mi
  • Children's Museum of The Arts: 0.3 mi
  • Tribeca Film Center: 0.3 mi
  • Goethe House: 0.4 mi
  • New York Law School: 0.4 mi
  • Space Untitled Espresso Bar: 0.4 mi
  • The Children's Museum of the Arts: 0.4 mi
  • Greenwich Village: 0.4 mi
  • Queen of Greene Street: 0.4 mi
  • Centre Street, Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Little Italy: 0.4 mi
  • Caffe Roma: 0.4 mi
  • DeSalvio Playground: 0.5 mi
  • Collect Pond Park: 0.5 mi
  • Elizabeth Street, Nolita: 0.5 mi
  • Criminal Courts Building: 0.5 mi
  • Thomas Paine Park: 0.5 mi
  • Haughwout Building: 0.5 mi
  • Museum of Chinese in the Americas: 0.5 mi
  • Foley Square: 0.5 mi
  • Washington Market Park: 0.6 mi
  • Montauk Club: 0.6 mi
  • African Burial Ground: 0.6 mi
  • Bowery: 0.6 mi
  • Winston Churchill Park: 0.6 mi
  • New Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.6 mi
  • Provincetown Playhouse: 0.6 mi
  • City Hall Park: 0.6 mi
  • Municipal Building: 0.7 mi
  • Grove Court: 0.7 mi
  • Sara Delano Roosevelt Park: 0.7 mi
  • Washington Arch: 0.7 mi
  • Brown Building: 0.7 mi
  • Grey Art Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • City Hall: 0.7 mi
  • Confucius Statue: 0.7 mi

Dining

Jimmy
Our new rooftop lounge promises a year-round rooftop experience that embraces all seasons. Jimmys design is a contemporary interpretation of the classic pub with a 1970s New York twist. Elements like herringbone floors - a leather trimmed solid wood bar
David Burke Kitchen
David Burke Kitchen serves breakfast - lunch -dinner daily as well as weekend brunch.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (52)

Ratings and reviews for The James New York

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
52 out of 52
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Love NYC gal
Charlottesville Va
Jan 22, 2013

Best Soho Hotel

The James Hotel is a great hotel to stay at. It is so conveniently located to the best restaurants and shopping in Soho. The amenities are the best, not to mention the mini bar and snacks top notch! The staff is so friendly and David's Burke Kitchen is delicious, pricey but worth it! This will be my new go to hotel when staying in Soho! Absolutely loved it!

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

Kittichai at 60 Thompson Hotel, best meal I've had in NYC

Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
t.kare
houston, tx
Dec 17, 2012

best stay in nyc ever!

the location is a little further out than expected but well worth the few extra blocks from soho and chinatown. the extra amenities like snacks available throughout the day was an added bonus. the staff is very friendly and professional. caught some rain during our visit, it was nice to return back to the hotel with a warm welcome each time.

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

always ask the people downstairs before heading out. the know the best way to walk and get to and from places, even in the rain. everyone is so helpful!

Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
oil barron
Business
NY
Nov 29, 2012

over priced small room

not worth the money! tiny lobby with no real amenities, although the bed was very comfortable.

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

Business

Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Call me Picky
East Bay, California
Nov 26, 2012

Classy look with fantastic service

My husband and I stayed at the James Hotel for 5 nights during Thanksgiving Week. Now, remember that Superstorm Sandy had ravaged NYC just 3 weeks prior, and the holidays are always stressful with extra travel and demands. But, the warm and friendly staff at the James made our stay delightful. Every request was met with a smile and prompt service. The fresh-baked scones at breakfast and cookies at night added a very homey welcome. The location is ideal for sightseeing and shopping in the Village, as well as getting around the rest of Manhattan. That said, the modern furnishings, especially the bedding, were just not comfortable for us. If you like a cool, urban escape, this is the place for you!

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
DesignCzar
Northern NJ
Jul 2, 2012

Stylish yet comfortable hotel

We stayed at The James for a night during a weekend trip to NYC. The hotel staff was very warm and welcoming. Our room was small (typical for NYC), but well laid out so you could move around without bumping into something or someone. The bathroom took up about 1/2 the room! The room was very clean ( the hotel provides turn down service). We ate at David Burke's Kitchen, which was very good (but again, typical NYC, very pricy). The hotel also has a small rooftop pool which was fun to hang out at in the afternoon. If you're planning on spending time in lower Manhattan, I would recommend this hotel.

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

If you don't want to spend top dollar for a meal (which you will do if you eat at any of the hotel's restaurants), there are TONS of other places in the surrounding area that vary by price and cuisine. It's worth taking a short walk around the neighborhood.

Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
cperry123
Business
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jan 20, 2012

Friendly helpful staff.

Great value, location in a stylish setting. I will definitely recommend it and return.

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

Business

Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
judy6465
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jan 1, 2012

Had a fabulous time

Possibly the number one thing about the James is the fabulous staff. They go out of their way to connect with you and make sure that your needs are met. I can't say enough good things about everyone I dealt with. I'm quite partial to modern/contemporary design and really liked the design features of the hotel. The room was spotless and quite comfortable.They provide eats in the lobby/lounge throughout the day. Coffee and pastry in the a.m. Fruit and water in the afternoon. Wine and cheese in the evening, and cookies late night! The location in Soho was perfect for me because there's a lot I like to do in Soho. And I found it easy to get other places in Manhattan. Cab's are usually fine, but there's a subway stop right nearby and when mid-town is gridlocked as it was one of the days I was there, the convenience of fast and hassle-free transport was very welcome. All in all, a great place to stay.

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

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bart12
Arlington, VA
Dec 29, 2011

Probably a little overpriced

So so location, same old amenities for the price range. Standard, all in all.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
phenix214
NY
Aug 15, 2011

Great New Hotel

Amazing hotel! Would've given it a perfect 100% except for two flaws: 1. The rooftop "pool" seems more for decoration then actually swiming 2. Jimmy's, the rooftop bar was completely pretentious and totally over-priced. 1 tequila sunrise and 1 gina & tonic later and we were out $40, and the drinks tasted aweful! Hotel itself was amazing though.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
phenix214
NY
Aug 15, 2011

Great New Hotel

Amazing hotel! Would've given it a perfect 100% except for two flaws: 1. The rooftop "pool" seems more for decoration then actually swiming 2. Jimmy's, the rooftop bar was completely pretentious and totally over-priced. 1 tequila sunrise and 1 gina & tonic later and we were out $40, and the drinks tasted aweful! Hotel itself was amazing though.

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