76.0% Based on 1231 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of New York awaits you at W New York - Downtown. Within steps you'll find National September 11 Memorial and One World Trade Center within a 10-minute stroll. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour business centre.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 217 rooms, and you can enjoy iPod docks, WiFi, and wired Internet. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes, while pillowtop beds and pillow menus invite a good night's rest. Additionally, DVD players, first-run films, and down comforters are available.

Living Room Bar + Terrace is the hotel's own cocktail bar. 4736 square feet (440 square metres) of event facilities include meeting rooms, and other business amenities include limo/town car service. Added amenities include WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4.5-star Manhattan hotel include New York Stock Exchange and Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Trip Advisor aggregated rating

76.0% of guests recommend out of 1231 reviews

Excellent 482
Good 453
Average 175
Poor 83
Terrible 38
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

About the W New York - Downtown

Location 8 Albany Street, New York, NY 10006

Renovations + Closures

The property is renovating until 31 May 2018 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Dining venue

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Public spaces have WiFi for a fee. A 24-hr business centre, a limo/town car service, and meeting rooms are available. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Event space at this hotel measures 4736 square feet (440 square metres). A 24-hour fitness centre, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury W New York - Downtown. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star New York hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 217 guestrooms or units
  • 58 levels
  • 4 conference rooms
  • 4736 sq ft of conference space
  • 440 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2010
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) (31.7 km / 19.7 mi)
  • Train station: New York World Trade Center Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Rector St. Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

W New York - Downtown offers 217 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. 37-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels, first-run films and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. New York's hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include minibars and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • First-run films
  • Films for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Living Room Bar + Terrace – On-site cocktail bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorised watercraft on site nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

This property's restaurant and in-room dining meal service are not available until May 31, 2018. During this time, beverage service will be provided by the Living Room Bar & Terrace and via room service. Complimentary coffee service in the Living Room will be available until 11 AM. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 25 per pet, per night, plus a one-time cleaning fee of USD 100
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 40 kg)

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 cots (infant beds) available
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self-parking fee: USD60.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD70 per night
  • Pet fee: USD25 per pet, per night plus a one-off USD100 cleaning fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD35.00 per day

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

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.