Based on 342 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the nightlife around Freehand New York. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from 5th Avenue. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas, plus 5 restaurants and a 24-hour fitness centre. This 4-star hotel has 395 rooms. Free WiFi and Smart TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with Smart TVs, room service (during limited hours) and hairdryers
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy seafood while dining at Simon and the Whale
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include concierge services, luggage storage and wedding services
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour fitness centre
  • Guests like the room service and bar
  • Just a 4-minute walk from 5th Avenue and 11 minutes on foot from Madison Square Garden
  • Pets welcome free of charge (restrictions apply)

Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cozy

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Gallery Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Big King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

There are 5 restaurants on site, along with a nearby corner/local shop. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A nightclub, a 24-hour fitness centre, and an arcade/games room are also featured at the business-friendly Freehand New York. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. A complete renovation of Freehand New York was completed in December 2017. This 4-star New York hotel is smoke free.

  • 395 guestrooms or units
  • 5 dining venues
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Corner/local shop
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) (26.8 km / 16.7 mi)
  • Train station: New York 23rd St. Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: 23 St. Station (Park Av.) (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Freehand New York offers 395 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Smart televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a bath and shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Smart television
  • Digital channels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Simon and the Whale – This restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Studio – This restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Smile to Go – This Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

GW Bar – This cocktail bar only serves light fare.

Broken Shaker – This rooftop bar serves brunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are 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. No on-site parking is available. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 26.13 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 100 for adults, and USD 5 and USD 100 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.