$169 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 1, 2015 Check-out: Jul 4, 2015

The Lucerne Hotel New York

4 stars
View map of 201 W 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
202 reviews
New York recalled

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  • Uhland
  • Apr 30, 2015
Great holiday.

Hotel was exactly how we imagined. Very clean and comfortable. Plenty of places to eat nearby if... See full review

  • Fionnuala K.
  • Mar 13, 2015
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 is 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.

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The Lucerne Hotel New York Rooms

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 Aveda amenities and hairdryer, flat-screen LCD TV with digital cable channels featuring HBO, iHome docking station, telephone with voice-mail and wake up system; a coffeemaker with Wolfgang puck coffee and assorted teas is available upon request.
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 Aveda 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 Aveda amenities and hairdryer, flat-screen LCD TV with digital cable channels featuring HBO, iHome docking station, 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 Aveda 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.

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

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:
4:00 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

Ratings and reviews for The Lucerne Hotel New York

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
25 out of 202
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.6
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.5
Value:
4

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Boca Business Venue
Business
Charlotte NC
Sep 5, 2014

Good Stay and Nice Hotel

First stay at this hotel and I had a really nice one night stay. Convenient for my purposes, nice and helpful staff, and a comfortable room. Great restaurant on the ground level of the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Doral
Business
Tn
Jul 26, 2014

Great stay

The hotel was clean and friendly. The staff was helpfull in everyway. Would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Connah
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Apr 3, 2014

Great hotel on the Upper West Side

Hotel rooms in NYC are expensive and small. You've got to expect that. My standard room was small, but not unreasonable. I think it was a good deal in comparison to the other packages out there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
stevysam
Business
Palm Beach, FL
Mar 30, 2014

Can't be beat

The location is perfect and the staff is wonderful. The rooms are well-appointed and comfortable. I strongly recommend this hotel. Only issue, though not for me, is that it doesn't appear to be handicap accessible.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Nice Matin is located in the building with direct access from the lobby for breakfast and a very short outside walk to the corner for lunch and dinner. The food is wonderful and fairly priced for NYC.

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Farmer Kristin
Business
Freehold, NJ
Mar 3, 2014

Convenient, nice room in NYC

I had a conference in NYC for the weekend. I didn't spend much time in the hotel or hotel room but it is convenient to get to, has comfortable beds, and everything you need. It was quiet, clean and the staff was very friendly, even hailing us a cab. Worth the stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
GaryBee
Business
Water Mill, NY
Feb 17, 2014

The Lucerne Hotel

For the money, The Lucerne is a very nice hotel to stay at in New York City. Over the last three years I've stayed there quite often. The staff is very nice and very helpful, and if you are doing anything on The Upper West Side, the location is excellent. I have recommended this hotel to friends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
dlocker
Business
Kentucky
Oct 7, 2013

Great value

Excellent value in NY, nice location, great restaurant

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
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
Guy from Da Bronx
Business
Bethesda MD
Apr 14, 2013

A Great Place to Stay on the Upper West Side

I have stayed at the Lucerne on a number of occasions, and each time the hotel has lived up to he high standards I have. One to expect from it. This latest stay, albeit a short one, was no different. The Front Desk staff was friendly and efficient, and upon hearing I had stayed at the hotel previously, the associate who checked me in smiled and said "welcome back!" The room was neat, clean and comfortable, and even though it looked out on busy West 79th Street, it was quiet as well. There was no noise from adjoining rooms or the hall, a plus from the Lucerne's original solid construction.There was some leakage of cold outside air through the bathroom window, but nothing too terrible. It was another in a series of enjoyable stays of me at the Lucerne.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

Plenty of mass transit, both subways and buses, within a short walk of the hotel. Much cheaper than a taxi and you can get pretty much anywhere you need to go.

Review of The Lucerne Hotel New York

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
One Iron
Business
Chicago, IL
Mar 16, 2013

Old School

I was in NYC for a conference in Midtown but hotel rooms were scarce so ended up at the Lucerne on the Upper West Side. It appears to be in a trendy hip neighborhood with lots of restaurants and bars, 79th and Amsterdam. The restaurant Nicematin is part of the building but apparently is not affiliated. I tried to check in early so I may have drawn one of the smaller but available rooms. The room was adequate, but small, and well appointed but on the 2nd floor so there was a little bit of outdoor noise seeping into the room in the morning. The fitness/spa room is on this floor so it has a more public feel. I had a nice massage via their service. They have a concierge on duty and the lobby and staff were very friendly. Overall a nice experience and a good way to see other parts of the city and get out of the hustle and bustle of midtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Nicematin restaurant attached to the hotel was excellent. Nice menu, good value, good food and service. It was a lively warm room with a trendy clientele

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