$227 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jan 2, 2015 Check-out: Jan 5, 2015

The James New York

5 stars
27 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
37 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
Ideally situated in the heart of Soho The James New York is a 114-room luxury boutique hotel. The space is conceived and designed as locally infused/artistically approachable and warmly modern. The hotel features expansive and unobstructed city views with a panoramic rooftop vista of both the East and Hudson rivers. Outdoor spaces include an Urban Garden and rooftop pool deck and bar. In homage to the creative neighborhood it calls home The James New York features a mix of local and national/international artists both prominent and up-and-coming. The Studio - a modern mixed use meeting space combining open and refreshing design features with the latest technology. The space includes state-of-the-art video conferencing and complimentary WiFi. The Studio - 500 sq ft of space - is flooded with natural light and opens to the Urban Garden - a 1000 sq ft terrace - for a unique indoor/outdoor meeting space with a private entrance on Thompson Street. The space can be set for a variety of events including corporate meetings / intimate weddings / rehearsal dinners / brunches / private dinners / cocktail parties / product launches. The Penthouse - featuring 1300 sq ft with stunning river-to-river views of downtown Manhattan this space is residentially styled with relaxed seating and inviting decor. It hosts a fully stocked wet bar and original works of art. In addition to complimentary Wifi the room boasts state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems which allowing for complete environment customization. Designed by world-renowned Dutch designer Piet Boon the stunning space is perfect for board meetings or intimate gatherings. All meeting spaces feature restaurant style dining and beverages with custom created menus available from our signature restaurant David Burke Kitchen.

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The James New York Rooms

Queen Guestroom
280SF-26M2-GUESTROOM W CUSTOM QUEEN BED- 42IN LCD-DINING-WORK NICHE-NSMKG-WOOD FLOOR
Corner King Studio - Accessible
The non-smoking accessible Studio measures 380 square feet in size.
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
Apartment Suite King - Accessibl
The non-smoking one bedroom accessible suite measures 700 square feet.
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
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber shop
Porters
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Copy service
Currency exchange
Audio visual equipment
Conference suite
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:
02:00 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 (37)

Ratings and reviews for The James New York

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
37 out of 37
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.1

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Gambier, Ohio
Sep 24, 2010

James hotel

Rooms are ridiculously small for the price. Good bathroom. No alcohol in minibar or the entire hotel yet. Room not made up til after 2PM when notice on door since 10AM. Very interesting and fun neighborhood. Friendly service.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Good restaurants close by

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bart12
Business
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
Trip purpose:

Business

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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

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Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
jackindc
Business
washington, dc
Apr 8, 2011

Hip and overpriced

watched them build this hotel the last few years and was looking forward to it. The Hampton across the street was the newest place in the SOHO area in dire need of quality hotels before this was built. the rooms are very, very trendy, but NYC small even if the bathroom had a heated floor (very nice). the restaurant is very good, the yuppies take over all the bars, which is fine if you like noise and notice. If they can get the rates they charge, good for them, but there are better places within five minutes to stay for a lot less.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Antioch,il
Sep 28, 2010

new york stay

friendly helpful service

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

Business

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Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Intrepid Traveler
Business
San Francisco, CA
Mar 29, 2011

Swank Hotel in Soho

Great rooms, location, gym, food, bar. In room amenities are superb and reasonably priced. Internet is complementary.

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

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Check out the rooftop bar

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Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
DesignCzar
Business
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
Trip purpose:

Business

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.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Call me Picky
Business
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
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
DoubleD2
Business
NY NY
Mar 3, 2013

Ok stay

pillow had red stains and it grossed me out;( the peekaboo curtians were ok

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
1
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

close to soho

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Review of The James New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
DC 21
Business
Washington, D.C.
Apr 29, 2014

Nice soho hotel

Great location in soho, minutes away from best streets/shops/restaurants. Likely better than most nearby hotels, as it is relatively new, large and clean with a nice slate of amenities. Not spectacular 5-star, but overall good hotel, particularly given the location. Would definitely go back.

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

Business

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