$200 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Apr 27, 2014 Check-out: Apr 28, 2014

Wolcott Hotel

3 stars
4 West 31st Street, New York, NY 10001
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
327 reviews
Great Place

My daughter and I traveled to NYC for the first time and this was a great place to stay. I loved... See full review

  • trey72
  • Apr 8, 2014
great hotel.great location.great price

The hotel was a very enjoyable stay.the bed was so comfortable to sleep in.quiet location but only... See full review

  • sandra and james
  • Mar 22, 2014
Get some rest and rejuvenation in a centrally located NYC hotel

From the moment that guests lay their eyes on the Wolcott Hotel, they will notice its impressive construction, complete with classic French style and decor.  This hotel prides itself on providing accommodation that is rich with elegance, but that is also reasonably priced.  It is situated in a prime location, thus making it convenient for guests to walk to the many desirable sights, including shops, dining, world-famous attractions and theaters.  Visitors can also obtain tickets to the numerous local attractions via the concierge desk.  For those traveling on business, the Wolcott Hotel has a 265 square foot meeting room.

Reasons to stay
  • Within walking distance of theaters, shops, dining and attractions
  • Plush, luxurious accommodation at affordable rates
  • Several room size options, including two-room suites
Wolcott Hotel rooms

The Wolcott Hotel features 200 guest rooms, including 63 two-room suites that come with two or three beds and a common parlor area.  Standard rooms come with either two twin-sized beds or one queen-sized bed.  No matter what size room a guest chooses, in-room amenities include TVs with pay-per-view and Nintendo gaming systems, telephone with voicemail service, iron and ironing board, safe and bathroom with shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.  Some rooms also provide great views of the Empire State Building.

Things to do nearby
  • Empire State Building (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Macy's Herald Square (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Madison Square Garden (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Theater District (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • Central Park (3.2 mi/5.1 km)
  • Ground Zero (3.3 mi/5.3 km)
  • Yankee Stadium (8.5 mi/13.7 km)

Wolcott Hotel Rooms

2 Twin Single Beds
A great value, clean, comfortable and affordable in New York City room has 2 single beds and in room iron, hair dryer, clock radio, tub shower, soap and shampoo. 270-400 sq.feet.
Jr. Suite
A great value, clean, comfortable and affordable in New York City room has 1 queen bed and in room iron, hair dryer, clock radio, tub shower, soap and shampoo. One room is the sleeping room with a queen bed, then pass through the open arch way into the parlor room with the day bed. Both rooms has TV, telephone, iron, hair dryer, clock radio, tub shower, soap and shampoo, etc. 420-528 sq. ft.
3 Twin Beds
A great value, clean comfortable and affordable in New York City; room has 3 twin beds and in room iron, hair dryer, clock radio tub shower, soap and shampoo. 420 sq feet.
Queen Bed
A great value, clean , comfortable and affordable in New York City room has 1 queen bed and in room iron, hair dryer, clock radio, tub shower, soap and shampoo. 140-400 sq. ft.

Amenities

  • WiFi
General
Concierge
Activities
Fitness Center
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi

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Hotel Map

40.7465 -73.9867
Area served
New York, NY
Nearby airports
JFK Airport
Area description
Empire State Building United Nation

Nearby points of interest

  • Koreatown, Manhattan: 0 mi
  • The King's College: 0.1 mi
  • Manhattan Mall: 0.2 mi
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts: 0.3 mi
  • Herald Square: 0.3 mi
  • Pierpont Morgan Library: 0.3 mi
  • Macys: 0.3 mi
  • Chester A. Arthur Home: 0.3 mi
  • Murray Hill: 0.4 mi
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Museum at FIT: 0.4 mi
  • Penn Station: 0.4 mi
  • Lord & Taylor: 0.4 mi
  • Flatiron Building: 0.4 mi
  • Limelight Marketplace: 0.4 mi
  • Koreatown, Manhattan: 0 mi
  • The King's College: 0.1 mi
  • Manhattan Mall: 0.2 mi
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts: 0.3 mi
  • Herald Square: 0.3 mi
  • Pierpont Morgan Library: 0.3 mi
  • Macys: 0.3 mi
  • Chester A. Arthur Home: 0.3 mi
  • Murray Hill: 0.4 mi
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Museum at FIT: 0.4 mi
  • Penn Station: 0.4 mi
  • Lord & Taylor: 0.4 mi
  • Flatiron Building: 0.4 mi
  • Limelight Marketplace: 0.4 mi
  • Union Square - the Flatiron District: 0.4 mi
  • Hughoneill Dry Goods Store: 0.4 mi
  • Madison Square Garden: 0.5 mi
  • NY Public Library: 0.5 mi
  • Flatiron District: 0.5 mi
  • Bryant Park: 0.5 mi
  • School of Visual Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site: 0.5 mi
  • Garment District: 0.6 mi
  • National Arts Club: 0.6 mi
  • Grammercy Park: 0.6 mi
  • Bank of America Tower: 0.6 mi
  • The Players: 0.6 mi
  • Condé Nast Building: 0.6 mi
  • Nederlander Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Stephen Sondheim Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Town Hall: 0.7 mi
  • Grand Central Station: 0.7 mi
  • New Victory Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Ford Center For The Performing Arts: 0.7 mi
  • American Airlines Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Theater District: 0.7 mi
  • Lower Plaza: 0.7 mi
  • Foxwoods Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • New York Times Building: 0.7 mi
  • Belasco Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • MetLife Building: 0.7 mi
  • Union Square Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Century Building: 0.7 mi
  • Daily News Building: 0.7 mi

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 (327)

Ratings and reviews for Wolcott Hotel

Overall score

3.7 / 5
327 out of 327
Amenities:
3.2
Room cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.8
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.1

87% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Wolcott Hotel

Reviewer score

5
Aunty Melvina
new Zealand
Aug 17, 2013

an oasis of calm and Olde worlde charm

From the first moment I walked in the door I felt comfortable. Fantastic foyer, friendly helpful staff and on site information desk where you can book discounted shows and various sightseeing options. The room was lovely;spacious, clean and homely. No fridge or coffee machine however. But that is minor. Complimentary muffins and coffee served in the morning. Location top notch, right on 5th Avenue and close to many attractions and subway. Would thoroughly recommend.

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

Reviewer score

4
Drew Scotland
Inverness Scotland
Nov 13, 2013

Quirky but in a good way

Very comfortable and pleasant hotel. Beautiful building inside and out. Was given double room though travelling alone. Smoking room as requested. Lobby is magnificent, a pleasant change to usual bland modern hotel type. Room generously sized despite other comments. Noise not a problem heard nothing except sirens which are not rare in Manhattan! Room was cleaned spotlessly each day. Staff are all polite and pleasant. Actually I never encountered the notorious New York rudeness anywhere. Enjoyed my coffee and muffins in the morning. Would be nice if hotel supplied breakfast and had a bar. However I knew all that in advance, so can't complain. And I finally know what a muffin is! Hotel location could not be improved upon, most sights within walking distance and Empire State just around corner. Incidentally my favourite spot was the famous Flatiron building. Mesmerising! Hotel price remarkably reasonable by midtown Manhattan standards. I will stay here again and am happy to recommend hotel.

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

Nice meals in O'Reilly's Bar between hotel and Penn Station. Look left coming out hotel and you'll see the sign.

Review of Wolcott Hotel

Reviewer score

4
big fellow
washington Dc
Nov 12, 2013

good value and location

staff very helpful;near penn station; what else is necessary in life

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

Reviewer score

4
GGrand
Ohio
Nov 11, 2013

Clean, Close to landmarks

It's not an extraordinary hotel, but who spends a lot of time in the hotel in the city that never sleeps? It's clean, quiet, comfortable, affordable.

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

Reviewer score

4
christine 1
workington england
Nov 10, 2013

family holiday

Hotel was clean and tidy and value for money location was ok

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

Wear comfortable shoes

Review of Wolcott Hotel

Reviewer score

5
Glenn Beloso
Bridgeport, CT
Nov 9, 2013

Midweek getaway

Location: Great location. Just 3 blocks from the Empire State Building. Convinient garage parking right infront of the hotel. Close to everything. Dunkin donuts at the corner. Room: spacious. Got three twin beds, i was looking forward to a king or queen since im by myself. The third bed is on a "separate" room. Like you have your own private oasis. It has its own tv. No view on both windows. Service: fast check-in. No drama when it come to check in time. Once theres a room available, you can get it. Breakfast available. Coffee and muffins. Good enough to start your day. Gym needs to be updated. Note: funny smell on the hallway.

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

3 blocks north Empire State Few walks to the west are Macy's and Madison Square Garden

Review of Wolcott Hotel

Reviewer score

4
50 pals
Derry, N.Ireland
Nov 4, 2013

Value for money in comfortable classic surroundings

We found the hotel to be very central to all the sights yet far enough away from the loud noise from the streets. The room was very spacious with comfortable beds. The curtains and the bathroom could do with a facelift. The entrance and lobby is certainly very impressive. The complementary tea, coffee and muffins in the morning were an excellent start to the day to get us going with all the sightseeing. Rooms were so soundproofed there was no noise from other residents as there would be in modern hotels. Totally enjoyed our stay.

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

Book supershuttle for transfers into New York at the airport to save a few dollars.

Review of Wolcott Hotel

Reviewer score

3
keats
cork ireland
Nov 2, 2013

small room, tiny bathroom. even by ny standards.

good location, friendly staff but thats as good as it got. small bedroom, tiny bathroom, stayed 3 nights on loq floor on roadside, so very noisey. didnt find it worth the money we paid

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

Reviewer score

2
Wardys
Surrey, UK
Oct 27, 2013

Girls 4 night break in NY

Good location to walk to most tourist places. Very nice muffins and coffee every morning. The room was very small and dated with old heating system which banged at night and got too hot. It couldn't be turned down so ended up sleeping with air con on in October! The staff at concierge desk were not at all friendly and would not put themselves out to give that extra piece of information. Would not choose this hotel again.

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

Ellens Stardust Diner on Broadway. Highly recommend for fantastic entertainment while eating.

Review of Wolcott Hotel

Reviewer score

3
JR Explorer
Dallas, TX
Oct 18, 2013

Nice room good value.

One bedroom and one living room each quite small but together decent size. Old style bathroom and old bulky TV. In general great staff, good value and good location.

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

Reviewer score

4
Rykaz
Sale, Cheshire, UK
Oct 15, 2013

Good hotel in perfect location

Wolcott has a beautiful lobby entrance which welcomes you. Staff are very helpful and always smiling. Rooms are a very good size for New York and the hotel is only a 10 minute walk from Macy's/Times Square etc. Very good value for money and would use again.

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