$237 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 19, 2014 Check-out: Jul 22, 2014

The Lucerne Hotel New York

4 stars
201 W 79th Street, New York, NY 10024
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
207 reviews
We love it!

This was our second stay at this hotel. To put it shortly, we love it. The rooms are spacious and... See full review

  • Uruguayan scientist
  • May 11, 2014
An Upper West Side Jem...

One of New Yorks better hotels, its not to far away form midtown Manhattan nor is it to close, nice... See full review

  • Gold Circle
  • Apr 2, 2014
This 4-star hotel is 1 block east of the 79th street metro station and west of the Museum of Natural History. The Lucerne Hotel features elegant rooms, on-site spa services and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. A flat-screen TV and video games are provided in every room. Rooms feature light colors and offer luxury bath products and bathrobes. In-room coffee and a work desk as well as irons and hair dryers are also included. The Lucerne Hotel offers the French-Mediterranean restaurant, Nice Matin, which is open all day and serves a weekend brunch. Guests can dine in or on the outdoor patio. Fitness and business facilities are located at the hotel for guest convenience. Also offered via the Concierge are ticket services and child care. Columbia University and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts are within 2 miles from the hotel. Central Park is just 2 blocks away. Please Note : Foriegn Guests are exempted from Taxes. Columbian Guests MUST pay 10% tax per room per night.

The Lucerne Hotel New York Rooms

Superior King
Superior King offers one king bed with custom-designed hardwood floor entry, walk-in closet, individual climate control, custom-designed nightstand, dresser and executive desk with an executive chair, in-room safe, extra pillows and blankets, umbrella, iron, ironing board and luggage rack, granite bathroom, bathtub with shower bar and Gilchrist and Soames amenities and hairdryer, flat-screen LCD TV with digital cable channels featuring HBO, iHome docking station, telephone with voice-mail and wake up system, coffeemaker with Wolfgang puck coffee and assorted teas.
Superior Double
Superior Double offers two double beds with custom-designed nightstand, executive desk, and dresser, individual climate control, in-room safe, extra pillows and blankets, umbrella, iron, ironing board and luggage rack, granite bathroom, bathtub with shower bar and Gilchrist and Soames amenities and hairdryer, flat-screen LCD TV with digital cable channels featuring HBO, Sony dream machine CD and Clock Radio, telephone with voice-mail and wake up system; a coffeemaker with Wolfgang puck coffee and assorted teas is available upon request.
Superior Queen Queen Suite
This 2-room suite with 2 queen beds has a custom-designed nightstand, dresser and executive desk. A loveseat, ottoman and end table are also provided in the parlor. The kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave and fine china are in a custom-designed cabinet. This room also features individual climate control, an in-room safe, bathrobes, extra pillows and blankets, umbrella, iron, ironing board and a luggage rack. This room offers a granite bathroom, a bathtub with shower, and Gilchrist and Soames amenities with a hairdryer. Flat-screen HD TVs with digital cable channels featuring HBO are located in the bedroom and the parlor. This room has iHome docking station and a telephone with voicemail and wake up system. A coffeemaker with Wolfgang Puck Coffee & Assorted teas are standard in each room.
Superior Queen
Superior Queen offers one queen bed with custom-designed nightstand, executive desk, and dresser, individual climate control, in-room safe, extra pillows and blankets, umbrella, iron, ironing board and luggage rack, granite bathroom, bathtub with shower bar and Gilchrist and Soames amenities and hairdryer, flat-screen LCD TV with digital cable channels featuring HBO, Sony dream machine CD and Clock Radio, telephone with voice-mail and wake up system; a coffeemaker with Wolfgang puck coffee and assorted teas is available upon request.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
Wheel chair access
Service dogs allowed
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest
Ramp access to buildings

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Hotel Map

40.7832 -73.9783
Area served
New York City.
Nearby airports
JFK International Airport LaGuardia International Airport Newark International Airport.
Area description
Located on Manhattan's desirable Upper West Side, this hotel occupies a landmark 1904 building 2 blocks from Central Park and the American Museum of Natural History; Lincoln Center is 11 blocks south

Nearby points of interest

  • Children's Museum of Manhattan: 0.2 mi
  • American Museum of Natural History: 0.3 mi
  • Rose Center for Earth and Space: 0.3 mi
  • Beresford: 0.3 mi
  • Verdi Square: 0.3 mi
  • New York Historical Society: 0.4 mi
  • Henry Luce Nature Observatory: 0.4 mi
  • Septuagesimo Uno: 0.4 mi
  • Sherman Square: 0.5 mi
  • Shakespeare Gardens: 0.5 mi
  • Belvedere Castle: 0.6 mi
  • Richard Tucker Square: 0.6 mi
  • Americas Society: 0.6 mi
  • Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument: 0.7 mi
  • School of American Ballet: 0.7 mi
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan: 0.2 mi
  • American Museum of Natural History: 0.3 mi
  • Rose Center for Earth and Space: 0.3 mi
  • Beresford: 0.3 mi
  • Verdi Square: 0.3 mi
  • New York Historical Society: 0.4 mi
  • Henry Luce Nature Observatory: 0.4 mi
  • Septuagesimo Uno: 0.4 mi
  • Sherman Square: 0.5 mi
  • Shakespeare Gardens: 0.5 mi
  • Belvedere Castle: 0.6 mi
  • Richard Tucker Square: 0.6 mi
  • Americas Society: 0.6 mi
  • Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument: 0.7 mi
  • School of American Ballet: 0.7 mi
  • The Juilliard School: 0.7 mi
  • Central Park: 0.7 mi
  • The Obelisk: 0.7 mi
  • Lincoln Square: 0.7 mi
  • Vivian Beaumont Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Metropolitan Opera: 0.8 mi
  • Dante Park: 0.8 mi
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: 0.8 mi
  • International Center of Photography: 0.8 mi
  • American Musical and Dramatic Academy: 0.9 mi
  • New York Institute of Technology: 1 mi
  • Studio 54: 1 mi
  • Broadway: 1 mi
  • Madison Avenue: 1 mi
  • Lincoln Center: 1 mi
  • The Frick Collection: 1 mi
  • Victorian Gardens, Central Park: 1 mi
  • Guggenheim Museum: 1 mi
  • Frick Collection: 1 mi
  • Time Warner Center: 1 mi
  • National Academy: 1 mi
  • Whitney Museum of American Art: 1 mi
  • Cooper-Hewitt: 1.1 mi
  • Andrew Carnegie Mansion: 1.1 mi
  • Columbus Circle mall: 1.1 mi
  • Museum of Arts and Design: 1.1 mi
  • Central Park Zoo: 1.1 mi
  • Jewish Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Asia Society and Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Takashimaya: 1.2 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (207)

Ratings and reviews for The Lucerne Hotel New York

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
207 out of 207
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.1

96% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Daddicus
Sarasota, Florida
Sep 7, 2013

New York City great getaway

Wonderfully comfortable rooms, friendly,courteous service and a fun and convenient neighborhood

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jonnyboy
Nottingham
Sep 1, 2013

Away from the hustle and bustle.

We stayed at the Lucerne with our two grown up children in a superior double room for a short break in August. Best thing about the hotel was the location, away from the hustle and bustle, but right next to a subway, a short walk to Central Park, and in the middle of some good restaurants (try 'Fred's' for an amazing pulled pork sandwich!#. Our room had a separate space with a sofa and tiny kitchenette, which was useful. We were on the top floor #12# and had a great view. Our room was clean, although the decor was a little 'oldy worldy' and dark #think brown heavy curtains#. The staff were great especially the doorman who helped us get a taxi back to newark airport - we did not realise that this would be such a problem. Overall, a super place to stay.

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

Lots of restaurants along Amsterdam Avenue, with Fred's being a standout place to eat - their spcial early bird menu between 3.00pm and 5.00pm is good value.

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NYC GrandMa
San Francisco, CA
Sep 1, 2013

Perfect for a short stay

We were given a room that smelled mildly of cigarette smoke, the staff immediately moved us and went to check and clean the room. Our room was spacious for NYC hotel and well appointed. Breakfast at Nice Matin downstairs was perfect to start the day!

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

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Caruc
PamBeach! florida
Aug 27, 2013

Great for any age

The west side of N.Y. Is bustling and the hotel is situated perfectly with a very good restaurant in the hotel and many good restaurants in the neighborhood.Easy together tothetrez and museums. The hotel staff is knowledgeable and helpful. A most enjoyable stay.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
stevysam
Business
Palm Beach, FL
Aug 25, 2013

Great Place

Everything was wonderful. Staff was more than accommodating and the location can't be beat.

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

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Eat at Nice Matin. The risotto is out of this world!

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Syrah
Pasco, WA
Aug 21, 2013

Lovely Hotel

The hotel and staff were very nice. The location is good and easy access to the subway. I would definitely stay here again.

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

Riposo 72, 50 W 72nd St, is just a subway stop away. It's a wonderful wine bar with the best flatbreads, reasonably priced and a wonderful staff.

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Holmesy
Stoke on Trent Staffordshire
Aug 17, 2013

"Most comfortable hotel bed ever slept in"

Wonderful hotel staff are extremely helpful the only downside the walls are a little thin so can here the neighbours but I have experienced this at most hotels I have visited.

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

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
melodybling
Harrah, OK
Aug 12, 2013

Comfortable room

The staff were all courteous and helpful. They upgraded us to a suite, which was very nice and perfect for our needs. The room was clean and comfortable.

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

Central Park

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Senior explorer
Florida
Aug 8, 2013

Quiet and comfortable

Really enjoyed our stay at the Lucerne. Quiet and very comfortable room to come back to after a busy time in the city. Especially appreciated proximity to Museums and transportation options.

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

Short trip to La Guardia Airport by taxi.

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Gladys and Mara
DC
Aug 8, 2013

Lovely stay.

Our room was large enough for my granddaughter and myself. The staff was very helpful.

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