The Watson Hotel

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Seasonal outdoor pool
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds | In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Watson Hotel

The Watson Hotel

3.5 star property

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
Map
10019-3013, NY, New York, 440 West 57th Street

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCentral Park7 min walk
  • Popular LocationTimes Square16 min walk
  • Popular LocationBroadway18 min walk
  • AirportNew York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia)40 min drive

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About this area

New York

Near a metro station, The Watson Hotel is in Manhattan, a neighborhood in New York with good shopping. Broadway and Metropolitan Museum of Art are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Rockefeller Center and Grand Central Terminal. Check out an event or a game at Madison Square Garden, and consider making time for American Dream, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient to public transportation: 50 St. Station (8th Av.) is 7 minutes by foot and 59 St. - Columbus Circle Station is 7 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Central Park - 7 min walk
  • Times Square - 16 min walk
  • Museum of Modern Art - 17 min walk
  • Broadway - 18 min walk
  • Rockefeller Center - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 3 min drive
  • 50 St. Station (8th Av.) - 7 min walk
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 40 min drive

About this property

The Watson Hotel

3.5-star New York hotel in Manhattan, walk to Central Park
A fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/cafe are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a business center are onsite.
The Watson Hotel offers 591 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. 40-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Languages

Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, English, French, Indonesian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 52 per day)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM: USD 28.69 for adults and USD 28.69 for children
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 35.44
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 35.43
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.0 per day
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • An effective city/local tax rate of 4.5 percent will be charged
  • Destination fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 28.69 for adults and USD 28.69 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 52 per day
  • Early check-in fee: USD 35.44 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 35.43 (subject to availability)
  • An in-room refrigerator is available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to September
Pool access available from 10 AM to 6 PM

Property is also known as

Watson Hotel New York
Watson Hotel
Watson New York
Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
Holiday Inn Midtown New York
Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
The Watson Hotel Hotel
The Watson Hotel New York
The Watson Hotel Hotel New York

Frequently asked questions

Does The Watson Hotel have a pool?

Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool. Pool access is from 10 AM–6 PM.

Is The Watson Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at The Watson Hotel?

Valet parking is available for USD 52 per day.

What time is check-in at The Watson Hotel?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - midnight. Early check-in is available for a fee of USD 35.44 (subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at The Watson Hotel?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for USD 35.43 (subject to availability).

Where is The Watson Hotel located?

Located in Manhattan, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Columbus Circle, Central Park, and Times Square. Broadway and Rockefeller Center are also within 1 mi (2 km). 50 St. Station (8th Av.) is 7 minutes by foot and 59 St. - Columbus Circle Station is 7 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Watson Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Watson Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Watson Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 256 out of 999 reviews
5 - Excellent 26%
Rating 4 - Good. 396 out of 999 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 190 out of 999 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 86 out of 999 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 71 out of 999 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.5/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful view of the city
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
They are closed and now a homeless shelter. No check in available and full of homeless.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I enjoyed my stay at the hotel. The room was very clean and face the street which I loved. Because I love sunlight in the morning. Great lounge that I will enjoy on my next stay!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020