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Washington Jefferson Hotel

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

No hot water (lukewarm instead) in the room, free internet that is a joke, staff can’t provide not even directions to the closest subway station, free lobby “coffee” that’s blackened semi hot water. No coffee machine in the room.

The hotel staff was some of the friendliest people I met in the city. The pretty little petite lady at the front desk was sweet as pie. And the tall handsome bellman was such a gentleman. The only downfall was the room was super tiny, but who really cares because we were not there much, and the bed was super duper hard. i did the valet parking and it was cheaper and easier then anywhere in the city. And it is very easy to walk to time square, PlayStation theater and the subway was Half a block away. Highly recommend

the people working there are unprofessional included the engineer, the only professional is the Manager Osmar. Thanks ,Osmar to help us.

The rooms were tiny, but had great amenities. It perfectly suited my needs for a quick trip to NYC.

This was one of my worst hotel experiences i've had in NYC and I travel there at least once a month. The bed was smaller than what I'd reserved on Orbitz, the room was roughly 8' x 12' with a 16" slat in the wall they called a window. Peeling, chipped paint, broken furniture and lighting. They refused to help me either get another room that was inhabitable or to switch hotels. The front desk staff was downright obnoxious. Additionally, Orbitz was no help in protecting their customer. This is definitely the last time I'll visit this hotel and likely the last time I'll use Orbitz to book.

Nice small hotel. Not luxurious but at the same time clean, nice bathroom w good shower and jetted tub. Good size room with a couple of chairs. They also offer complimentary walking tours. We took one of the local area and it was excellent.

If you are desperate for a hotel and this is all they have available, then definitely stay at the Washington Jefferson Hotel. The sink had hot water out of both spigots. It smelled like car fumes all day & night. The garbage was around the corner and you could smell it in the room. The rug was pretty dirty (bring slippers) and bathroom was a little tight especially if you are a little heavy. Everything (headboard, door, telephone, tv clicker, closet etc.) had a layer of filmy grease.

Hotel is on a quiet street with lots of options on the block for dinner and coffee. Easy walk to Broadway and Times Square and only a little longer walk to Central Park or Bryant Square Park. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was small and the window A/C did not seem to be cooling. Since it was November the A/C wasn't too big of an issue and if you have stayed in NYC before you know rooms are small. The linens were very nice and comfy. For the price and location this is a great place to stay. Will definitely come back!!

nice room but the hotel is very old the room are nice but the elevator super slow in my opinion for the price you can get better hotel from 1 to 10 I'll give 5

My friend and I stayed in a double twin bed room and it was perfect for our two night stay in Manhattan. Getting to the hotel was easy from the Lincoln Tunnel and having valet service was nice. The only downsides would be that a refridgerator wasn't included (we did request one, but it wasn't available) in addition to a lack of a bathroom fan. Firm mattresses were pleasant and being able to control the AC was clutch! When you're visiting the city, all you need is a clean room in a safe environment with a bed and shower and this hotel delivered. It was very close to a subway station and there were tons of restaurants and bars to venture to at night.

Nice cozy hotel, very good location, very clean but too cold.

The hotel is located in the perfect spot, the room was clean and not as small as other room hotels I've stayed before in NYC.

Really enjoyed the hotel. Nice queen-sized bed. Small room but clean and nice.

The hotel was ok clean. What would have been better if there was a small coffee maker inside the hotel room (had to go across the street). Other than that great location and was away from heavy foot traffic.

not as good as other hotel, beside the room was very tiny and no much space for the bags

Waited to check in for an half hour and they said check in was at 3:00.One elevator and it's slow and small. Rooms are small not much moving around space

Awesome location. Minutes from Times square. Seconds to subway. Very compact room and even more compact bathroom. But if you're like me, who spends little time in the room, I'd gladly stay here again for its superb location. Friendly staff. Bathroom sink wasn't draining properly. When notified, the reception staff told me they would have it rectified it immediately. Unfortunately, it wasn't much better after they had looked at it. While this marred the otherwise perfect experience, it didn't ruin it for me.

The rooms are super small, but it was till a nice setup and the cleanliness was great. I had an issue with the toilet not flushing and that was kind of lame. Some breakfast would've been nice...

This is a wonderful hotel. It is nice and quiet, since it's on 51st St rather than one of the avenues. My room was small, but perfectly adequate for one person. The staff is so friendly and helpful, and it was easy to get anywhere for the location. There are many trains within a block or two.

The people were great they remembered me the room was clean and comfortable.

318 W 51st St New York NY

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Broadway and Rockefeller Center
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Located in Hell's Kitchen, Washington Jefferson Hotel is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Broadway and Ed Sullivan Theater. This 160-room, 3.5-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and a fitness center. Centrally located in Manhattan, the hotel is also a short walk from Rockefeller Center and Times Square.


Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat.


Rooms

Washington Jefferson Hotel's 160 rooms are individually furnished and provide iPod docks, free newspapers, and safes. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in Frette Italian sheets and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.


Property features

Guests of Washington Jefferson Hotel enjoy features like a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and free newspapers. Valet parking is available for USD 45.00 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. This hotel also has a porter/bellhop.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Full 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Room, 1 King or 1 Queen Bed

King 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Petite Room, 1 Twin Bed

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Washington Jefferson Hotel

Everyone (10) Couples (25) Business (8) Family (3) Other (7) Friends (6)
2

disappointing

Everyone

No hot water (lukewarm instead) in the room, free internet that is a joke, staff can’t provide not even directions to the closest subway station, free lobby “coffee” that’s blackened semi hot water. No coffee machine in the room.

By , from Jack on Feb 11, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 20, 2018

Dear Valued Guest , Thank you for your wonderful comments and expressing your concerns regarding your recent visit. There is no one better to judge our performance than you, our guest. We are incredibly disappointed we failed your expectations. We have made great efforts to create an environment of comfort and sophistication for our guests. On behalf of the hotel’s management team please accept our sincerest apologies. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Washington Jefferson Hotel. Best Regards Management

4

nice hotel walking distance to time square

Everyone

The hotel staff was some of the friendliest people I met in the city. The pretty little petite lady at the front desk was sweet as pie. And the tall handsome bellman was such a gentleman. The only downfall was the room was super tiny, but who really cares because we were not there much, and the bed was super duper hard. i did the valet parking and it was cheaper and easier then anywhere in the city. And it is very easy to walk to time square, PlayStation theater and the subway was Half a block away. Highly recommend

By on Jan 29, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 20, 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding your recent stay. There is no one better to judge our performance than you, our guest. We have made great efforts to create an environment of comfort and sophistication for our guests. On behalf of the hotel’s management team we thank you for patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Washington Jefferson Hotel. Management WJ Hotel

2

good location

Everyone

the people working there are unprofessional included the engineer, the only professional is the Manager Osmar. Thanks ,Osmar to help us.

By on Jan 4, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 20, 2018

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your wonderful comments and expressing your concerns regarding your recent visit. There is no one better to judge our performance than you, our guest. On behalf of the hotel’s management team please accept our sincerest apologies. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Washington Jefferson Hotel. Management WJ Hotel

4

perfect location!

Everyone

The rooms were tiny, but had great amenities. It perfectly suited my needs for a quick trip to NYC.

By on Dec 5, 2017

1

an overpriced, dirty, windowless closet

Everyone

This was one of my worst hotel experiences i've had in NYC and I travel there at least once a month. The bed was smaller than what I'd reserved on Orbitz, the room was roughly 8' x 12' with a 16" slat in the wall they called a window. Peeling, chipped paint, broken furniture and lighting. They refused to help me either get another room that was inhabitable or to switch hotels. The front desk staff was downright obnoxious. Additionally, Orbitz was no help in protecting their customer. This is definitely the last time I'll visit this hotel and likely the last time I'll use Orbitz to book.

By , from Washington, D.C. on Nov 27, 2017

4

good location

Everyone

Nice small hotel. Not luxurious but at the same time clean, nice bathroom w good shower and jetted tub. Good size room with a couple of chairs. They also offer complimentary walking tours. We took one of the local area and it was excellent.

By on Jul 14, 2017

3

3rd alternate choice hotel - room 110

Everyone

If you are desperate for a hotel and this is all they have available, then definitely stay at the Washington Jefferson Hotel. The sink had hot water out of both spigots. It smelled like car fumes all day & night. The garbage was around the corner and you could smell it in the room. The rug was pretty dirty (bring slippers) and bathroom was a little tight especially if you are a little heavy. Everything (headboard, door, telephone, tv clicker, closet etc.) had a layer of filmy grease.

By on Jun 23, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 4, 2017

Thank you for choosing the Washington Jefferson Hotel. I am sorry you were unhappy with the room. I wish we had the opportunity to address the issues while you were at the Hotel.

4

great location!

Everyone

Hotel is on a quiet street with lots of options on the block for dinner and coffee. Easy walk to Broadway and Times Square and only a little longer walk to Central Park or Bryant Square Park. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was small and the window A/C did not seem to be cooling. Since it was November the A/C wasn't too big of an issue and if you have stayed in NYC before you know rooms are small. The linens were very nice and comfy. For the price and location this is a great place to stay. Will definitely come back!!

By , from Denver on Nov 12, 2016

2

nice old hotel

Everyone

nice room but the hotel is very old the room are nice but the elevator super slow in my opinion for the price you can get better hotel from 1 to 10 I'll give 5

By on Sep 14, 2016

4

convenient location for a nyc vacation

Everyone

My friend and I stayed in a double twin bed room and it was perfect for our two night stay in Manhattan. Getting to the hotel was easy from the Lincoln Tunnel and having valet service was nice. The only downsides would be that a refridgerator wasn't included (we did request one, but it wasn't available) in addition to a lack of a bathroom fan. Firm mattresses were pleasant and being able to control the AC was clutch! When you're visiting the city, all you need is a clean room in a safe environment with a bed and shower and this hotel delivered. It was very close to a subway station and there were tons of restaurants and bars to venture to at night.

By on Aug 20, 2016