Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York

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135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002  show map
 3 stars
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Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Jogging track

Ice skating

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • Short walk from times square - Modern, clean rooms - Nice breakfast
  • Well worth the money - Room is modern - Very professional staff
  • Room was delightful for a budget hotel - Staff was really nice - Breakfast area isn't very nice
  • Staff was great - Rooms were fantastic - Located about a mile from time's square
  • Two and half blocks from the subway - Enjoyed the room - Nice sized bathroom

Overview

The intimate Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member is situated in the center of New York close to Brooklyn Bridge, Jacob K Javits Convention Center and Museum of the City of New York. Offering accommodation in the 7-story building, the hotel combines contemporary architecture and modern facilities.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk from Greenwich Village, SoHo and Lower East Side. A 20-minute walk to the center of New York.

15 minutes' drive from La Guardia airport and 10 minutes' walk to Canal Street train station.

Rooms

The hotel offers 45 rooms featuring a dressing area, an in-room safe, free Wi-Fi, a work desk and individual climate control as well as modern bathrooms with toiletries, a bathtub and terry bathrobes. Guests will enjoy a view of Washington Square Park from their rooms. Other comforts include a fridge, a microwave and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Serving american and eclectic meals, Katz's Deli is about 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Guests will make use of a gift shop, a baggage storage and currency exchange as well as a photocopier and a business center.

Relax

Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member offers yoga classes, a gym and a jogging track for guests to keep fit. The hotel provides volleyball, ice skating and squash for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   45.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Ice skating
  • Unlit outdoor tennis courts
  • Yoga class
  • Bowling
  • Bike path
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Squash
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Playground

Leisure facilities

  • Massage
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Down/Feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Speaker phone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

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City Center
  • New York
    1.7 km
Airports
  • La Guardia (LGA)
    11.6 km
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    15.3 km
Train Stations
  • Canal Street
    1.1 km
  • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
    1.8 km
Underground stations
  • Bowery Station
    500 m
  • Bleecker Street
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American)
    260 m
  • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    45

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double beds or Double bed or 1 Queen-size bed or 1 Double bed
Size: 20 m²
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Spacious light room offers a Queen size bed, work desk area and modern bathroom.

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      Size: 20 m²
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      Spacious light room offers a Double bed, work desk and modern bathroom.

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        Size: 20 m²
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        Spacious light accessible room offers a Double bed, work desk and modern bathroom.

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          Size: 20 m²
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          Spacious light room offers two Double beds and modern bathroom.

          Room facilities
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            Size: 20 m²
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            Spacious light room with park view offers two Double beds and modern bathroom.

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York New York location
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              Hotel Address:

              135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

              Get directions
              City Center
              • New York
                1.7 km
              Airports
              • La Guardia (LGA)
                11.6 km
              • Teterboro (TEB)
                15.3 km
              Train Stations
              • Canal Street
                1.1 km
              • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
                1.8 km
              Underground stations
              • Bowery Station
                500 m
              • Bleecker Street
                500 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American)
                260 m
              • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery
                10 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of floors:
                7
              • Number of rooms:
                45

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • The Bowery Ballroom - 300 m

              Places of interest

              • Katz's Deli - 200 m
              • The Philadelphia Orchestra - 500 m
              • Cooper Union - 500 m

              Historical sites

              • The Angel Oresanz Foundation - 400 m

              Museums

              • Anthology Film Archives - 100 m
              • ABC Playground - 300 m
              • New York Kunsthalle - 400 m
              • Sex Museum - 400 m
              • Sir John Soane Museum - 500 m
              • Society of the Educational Art - 500 m
              • Merchant's House Museum - 500 m
              • Abc NO Rio - 500 m
              • New Museum of Contemporary Art - 600 m

              Universities, Institutes

              • Pratt Institute - 400 m
              • Clemente Soto Velez Cultural - 500 m
              • New York University-Dept Athlt - 600 m
              • University of the Streets Inc - 600 m

              Theaters

              • Landmark's Sunshine Cinema - 100 m

              Underground stations

              • Bowery Station - 400 m
              • Broadway – Lafayette Street - 400 m
              • Bleecker Street - 400 m
              • Essex St - Delancey St Station - 500 m

              Local attractions

              • The Municipal Building - 1.6 km
                Chambers and Centre streets, New York City
              • The Jefferson Market Garden - 1.7 km
                70 A Greenwich Ave, New York City
              • City Hall Park Visitor Information Center - 1.7 km
                Broadway at south end of City Hall Park, New York City
              • Center for Jewish History - 1.7 km
                15 W 16th St, New York City
              • Queensboro Bridge - 1.7 km
                New York City, NY

              Near the hotel

              • Bowery - 220 m
                121 Wooster St., New York City
              • Nolita - 410 m
                New York City, NY
              • St. Patrick's Old Cathedral - 450 m
                263 Mulberry St, New York City
              • Merchant's House Museum - 510 m
                29 E 4th Street, New York City
              • New Museum - 270 m
                235 Bowery, New York City
              • Tenement Museum - 500 m
                103 Orchard Street, New York City
              • Williamsburg Bridge - 460 m
                Delancey Street, New York City

              Restaurants nearby

              • Katz's Deli - 260 m

                Address: 205 E Houston Street
                Phone: (212) 254-2246

                69% likes this, based on 2555 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 17

              • Prune - 80 m

                Address: 54 E 1st St
                Phone: 212-677-6221

                76% likes this, based on 198 reviews
                Cuisine: American, International, Eclectic
                Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 32

              • Zoe - 80 m

                Address: 245 Eldridge Street
                Phone: 646-559-5962

                79% likes this, based on 24 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 39

              • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery - 10 m

                Address: 137 E Houston St
                Phone: (212) 477-2858

                62% likes this, based on 71 reviews
                Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 25

              • Luckys Famous Burgers - 50 m

                Address: 147 E Houston St
                Phone: (212) 254-4900

                85% likes this, based on 21 reviews

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of floors:
                7
              • Number of rooms:
                45
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              Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member

              Average guest rating

              7.8out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 106 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              7.8
              Value
              8.1
              Service
              4.8
              Location
              9.3

              Guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Great hotel! The rooms were spacious, clean and everything was well thought out as regards comfort. No complaints.

                We did have to stay at another hotel the first night because of a plumbing problem at the GEM, and unfortunately the hotel they put us up at was absolutely not up to par. After a long exhausting trip, this was not appreciated, though they did upgrade our reservation.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                The concierge Anthony was fantastic with great ideas - always welcoming and sincere.

                Our room was serviced very late one afternoon - nearly 6pm - when we asked if they could wait 5 minutes until we went out, they indicated it was the last room for the day and we felt pressured to comply with their needs!! This was then surpassed by the next night when housekeeping forgot to service our room. We asked at the desk (when we were going out) for the room to be serviced and when we returned around 9pm it still had not been done. The concierge very quickly got us clean towels, but we were not happy with the situation. Other than the concierge's apologies no other apologies were given. Also unhappy to be disturbed when the "please do not disturb" sign was on the door. This was due to internet router placement in our hotel room.

              • Single
                5.4

                The Chelsea location is much better than the Soho location we originally booked.

                Very diffiicult to get luggage into tiny elevator and lobby. Moved us to the other location due to mixup. Staff was slow to help us and stood in front of us chatting while a long line waited.

              • Couple
                9.2

                Great location, great staff and quite affordable for NYC.

                Smallish room but that kept the price down. Great for a couple.

              • Single
                7.8

                The upstairs queen room was a decent size. Nice view and amazing location. Fridge, microwave and safe were fabulous!

                I hated having my first night stay downstairs on the basement level. If my entire stay was spent down there I would have despised this hotel chain. The downstairs room was tiny, unclean, ratty towels and missing bathroom amenities. Check-in early or you will get the basement!

              • Couple
                4.6

                location

                noisy,service,room size and configuration

              • Group of friends
                7.8

                It's location and good price for the location

                The hotel was expensive for the tiny size of the room. O hotel foi caro considerando o tamanho ridículo do quarto. Um casal c muitas malas terá dificuldade de organizar as malas

              • Single
                7.0

                Good location, close to everything, correct price for nyc, the concierge was very friendly and usefull.

                The room service was knocking each time at the door, "room service, do you need anything ?". So even if you put the sign "don't disturb" you ear the noise and it was really anoying. Please, stop it.

              • Family with children
                7.8

                Very close to Soho shopping, dining. Rooms were ok size wise, helpful staff at the desk.

                Noisy fan in the bathroom with the light on.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Great staying in Soho and you couldn't beat the price.

                There is a lot of street noise on East Houston Street.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                friendly helpful front desk lots of clean comfy pillows set up well for people on business (hair dryer, iron ready, free wifi) and close to everything needed (like Whole Foods for breakfast and quick sushi) also very safe so our mom didn't worry about her girls being in the city

                nothing we didn't like (except we can't afford to come back often to stay)

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                The staff was extremely attentive and answered our every need. We only stayed there for two nights, but they actually knew who we were and greeted us every time we entered or left. Anthony gave us great restaurant advice and was all around one of the friendliest hotel staff members I have ever encountered. We experienced an emergency with one of our group members and Jose was especially helpful and kind during the ordeal. Anthony gave us great restaurant advice and was all around one of the friendliest hotel staff members I have ever encountered.

              • Older travelers
                3.8

                Location

                When we arrived they said we had no reservation. Then they found the reservation and gave us a room which turned out to be in the basement. I have never had a basement room in a hotel. I would never return to this hotel.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                The hotel room was quite compact,based on a poor design I.e no wardrobe space bathroom brilliant.the staff were excellent especially the head concierge anthony vasquez perfectly helpful absolutely charming.

                Just poor design of the room causing little wardrobe space nothing more.

              • Older travelers
                6.2

                Good location, beds and bathrooms ok

                Rooms are tiny, no space for clothes if you stay several days.Elevators were broken almost all the time

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York New York location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

              Get directions
              City Center
              • New York
                1.7 km
              Airports
              • La Guardia (LGA)
                11.6 km
              • Teterboro (TEB)
                15.3 km
              Train Stations
              • Canal Street
                1.1 km
              • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
                1.8 km
              Underground stations
              • Bowery Station
                500 m
              • Bleecker Street
                500 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American)
                260 m
              • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery
                10 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of floors:
                7
              • Number of rooms:
                45