The Moderne

243 West 55Th Street, New York, New York, United States, 10019  show map
 3 stars
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The Moderne

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Meeting facilities

Business centre

Verified Reviews:

  • Room itself was warm - Location is second to none - Bed was awesome
  • Staff was excellent - Mattress on the bed was beat - View from the room was not great
  • Will definately be going back - Bathroom was better than expected - Library room had a constant supply of coffee and tea
  • Coffee lounge with free tea and coffee - Very near to most attractions - Staff were pleasant
  • Location is close to central park - Air conditioner was a blessing - Bathroom was small

Overview

The intimate The Moderne Hotel entices guests to stay in one of the 37 fashionable rooms and make use of a luggage storage, a cloakroom and a lift. Featuring art deco architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2011.

The property is located in Times Square district, 3.5 km from Times Square. The city center lies within 6 km from the venue.

The hotel is surrounded by a stadium, a zoo and bars.

A 5-minute stroll will take you to 59th Street – Columbus Circle subway station. The Moderne Hotel is located within 10 km from La Guardia airport.

Rooms

Staying at The Moderne Hotel guests can make use of climate control, a private safe, television, a personal computer and full-length windows supplied in the rooms. Many rooms come with a beautiful view over the street. The rooms feature unique décor and en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, guest toiletries and towels.

Eat & Drink

There is an onsite Buddha bar to relax in. The Carnegie Deli and East Japanese Restaurant serve a selection of meals within 50 meters from the venue.

Services

Guests can take advantage of room service, ironing service and porter service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   34.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Bell staff/Porter

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cots

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

243 West 55Th Street, New York, New York, United States, 10019

Get directions
City Centre
  • New York
    3.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • Seventh Avenue
    700 ft
  • 57th Street - Midtown
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • The Carnegie Deli (cuisine: Kosher)
    800 ft
  • Basso56 (cuisine: Italian)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    34

Rooms and availability

King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

The Loft Suite guestroom, about 300 sqft, has an ultramodern interior, featuring an oversized tufted white leather bed draped in extravagant Belgian linens, a polished stainless steel desk and a Charles Eames-inspired black and white woven carpet. Lush red parachute nylon drapes block out the harsh light of day, and reveal the energy and excitement of the neighborhood when parted. All guestrooms are equipped with a 42 inch flat panel TV. In addition, the newly refurbished bathrooms will underscore the modern feel of the guestrooms with stainless steel tiles and a glamorous oversized backlit mirror. The private label bath amenities are custom-formulated, all natural based on the essence of spearmint to add a note of relaxed opulence to your distinctive accommodations.

The Moderne photos Room
Loft Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This spacious suite features a 42-inch flat-screen TV.

Standard Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Suite with Double bed

The Moderne photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This guestroom has an ultramodern interior, featuring an oversized tufted white leather bed draped in extravagant Belgian linens, a polished stainless steel desk, and a black and white woven carpet.

Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

The Deluxe guestroom, about 180 sqft, has an ultramodern interior, featuring an oversized tufted white leather king or queen bed draped in extravagant Belgian linens, a polished stainless steel desk and a Charles Eames-inspired black and white woven carpet. Lush red parachute nylon drapes block out the harsh light of day, and reveal the energy and excitement of the neighborhood when parted. All guestrooms are equipped with a 42 inch flat panel TV. In addition, the newly refurbished bathrooms will underscore the modern feel of the guestrooms with stainless steel tiles and a glamorous oversized backlit mirror. The private label bath amenities are custom-formulated, all natural based on the essence of spearmint to add a note of relaxed opulence to your distinctive accommodations.

The Moderne Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Places of interest

Sport related

Museums

  • American Dance Festival400 ft
  • American Friends of the Bible400 ft
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame700 ft

Parks

  • Central Park400 ft

Halls

  • Shetler Studios400 ft
  • Studio 54 Promotions400 ft
  • Carnegie Hall700 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Mandl Allied Health School Inc400 ft
  • Nip700 ft

Theaters

Air business related

  • Cyprus Airways400 ft

Casinos

  • Golden Nugget700 ft

Underground stations

  • Seventh Avenue400 ft
  • 57th Street - Midtown700 ft

Local attractions

  • Empire State Building 1.2 mi
    350 Fifth Avenue Between 33rd and 34th Streets
  • Lord & Taylor5100 ft
    424 5th Ave
  • Chrysler Building 1.0 mi
    405 Lexington and 42nd St.
  • New York Transit Museum & New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex5000 ft
    Annex at Grand Central Station, New York City
  • Artisanal Premium Cheese Center5300 ft
    483 10th Ave

Near the hotel

  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck2500 ft
    30 Rockefeller Center Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues
  • Oak & Steel: Fine Wines & Spirits600 ft
    1776 Broadway
  • Carnegie Hall800 ft
    881 7th Ave., New York City
  • August Wilson Theater800 ft
    245 West 52nd Street, New York City
  • Studio 54300 ft
    254 West 54th Street, New York City
  • Ed Sullivan Theater600 ft
    1697 Broadway, New York City
  • Broadway Theater800 ft
    1681 BROADWAY, New York City

Restaurants nearby

  • The Carnegie Deli800 ft

    Address: 854 7th Ave
    Phone: 212-757-2245

    65% likes this, based on 1942 reviews
    Cuisine: Kosher
    Price Range: USD 13 - USD 32

  • Patsy's Italian Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 236 W 56th St
    Phone: +1 212-247-3491

    80% likes this, based on 584 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Italian
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 81

  • Yakitori Totto100 ft

    Address: 251 W 55th St
    Phone: 212 245 4555

    71% likes this, based on 112 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian, Japanese
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

  • Basso56300 ft

    Address: 234 West 56 Street
    Phone: 212-265-2610

    80% likes this, based on 1082 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 3 - USD 52

  • McGee's Pub & Restaurant100 ft

    Address: 240 West 55th Street
    Phone: 212 957 3536

    75% likes this, based on 164 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    34

The Moderne Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Moderne

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 223 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
9.3
Location
9.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.0

    The rooms are very dark since most of them have windows that face (6 feet) another building. If you are planing to stay inside any lenght of time, it is very depressing. The lighting inside the rooms needs improvement.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Location was excellent! Hotel is close to everything: theater district, Rockefeller Plaza/Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Central Park, Empire State Building... Staff friendly, especially Michelle and Vladimir.

    I didn`t like the darkness in the room - there was a tall building right next to the hotel, so there was no day light in the room at all! Also, I asked what my total was going to be for 4 nights, because Booked.net gives you the total excluding taxes. The staff gave me lower price while checking in and a higher price while checking out. I don`t know why noone gave me the contract or something when checking in. I guess that I made a mistake there, too. Overall, a good experience and perfect location: close to everything!

  • Couple
    7.8

    Very close to tourist spots (which can also be a downside if you are looking for a more quiet neighborhood). Room was relatively spacious. Heating which cooked us was quickly fixed when asked.

    Noisy airco outside. Not much fresh air inside.

  • Single
    8.2

    Value for money, friendly-helpful staff, good location, good bed, enough space, comfort

    Room was dark, walls a bit thin and one could occasionally hear the neighbour's fan but not really a problem near bedtime.

  • Single
    6.6

    The location was convenient for midtown activities and it was relatively quiet, except my last night, there were lots of very loud sirens which really startled me.

    The room was very small, and there was one window which opened up to a very dark and ominous alley with a fire escape. In other words, do not open the window! But it would have been nice to have some fresh air as an option. The water pressure in the shower was a little low.

  • Single
    9.2

    Convenient to many attractions and public transport. If you don't mind the size and layout of many European hotels, you should be okay. This hotel is housed in a rather narrow building with small rooms, bathrooms, and cramped hallways. My guest room was very clean, the bed very comfortable, hvac system satisfactory, and nice shower fixtures. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful as well.

    There were still remnants of disarray and musty odors from the recently finished renovation. Elevator is very slow.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The location just off Broadway at 55th. Free Wi-fi.

    Tiny bathrooms. You and the hotel failed to mention it was still being renovated. The hallways are decorated like Alice in Wonderland. The platform bottom stuck out and we kept hitting it with our feet.

  • Couple
    6.6

    The style of the hotel itself is very cool and modern, as the name suggests. And although the mattress was a bit harder than I'm used to, it was quite comfortable and all of the down pillows were a plus.

    The hotel staff, although friendly, were full of misinformation. The front desk told us to simply ask the person working in the morning to arrange a cab for us to the airport. In the morning, the person working said that since we hadn't arranged for a cab the night before, we'd just have to hail a cab on the street. Thankfully we found a cab pretty easily (even at 4:30 A.M.), but were frustrated--getting a cab to the airport is pretty basic info that the front desk should be able to competently advise guests about. Also, the front desk told us we didn't need to be to jfk airport until about 45 minutes before our flight. Thank God I checked the airport website--if you don't arrive at least 60 minutes before your flight out of jfk, you won't be boarding your plane. Also, when we asked for restaurant recommendations near the hotel, the hotel staff had very little to suggest and weren't familiar with the restaurants located less than 500 feet away. The hotel was also undergoing serious remodeling while we were there, which was generally okay but a little annoying. The hotel provides only one soap in the guestroom when there should be at least two--one for the shower and one for the sink. The water also didn't get hot in the shower--it's just warm. And there's nowhere to hang your towels in the bathroom after you've used them. We were literally trying to hang them over the bathroom door, but then you can't close it. Although the hotel provided a comfy robe, again they provided only one when I assume most rooms are occupied by two guests. Overall, the hotel is cool and nothing was seriously wrong, but it's the little things that add up...

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    I like very much its position. The room is clean and there are 2 big beds.

    It is noisy during the night because of the air condition system and in the room there isn't very much light.

  • Single
    9.6

    Hotel was being renovated- bu staff was courteous and responsive; the room was clean and comfortable

  • Single
    2.8

    Bed was soft and comfortable.

    Staff did not like dealing with a Booked.net reservation and made me wait for over an hour before they checked me in. Room was not "modern" but painted in garish colors. Floor was uneven, carpet dirty, fixtures in bad shape or done sloppy in construction.

  • Single
    8.8

    Location was excellent and easy walk to major areas. It was a safe, clean hotel and reasonably priced. Overall good value and somewhere I would stay again.

    My room had no natual sunlight, the window overlooked a brick wall, but seeings I was out all day it wasn't a big deal.

  • Single
    8.2

    The staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful.

    I didn't like not having any natural light in the room, it felt very claustrophobic and the air conditioning is just too loud.

  • Couple
    10.0

    It is recently renovated with hotel and location is perfect a 5 min walk to time square and cheap restaurant when you turn right and go up streets. Staff were very friendly and the room had a fridge, hairdryer,iron and very comfy bed and rain shower. Loved the decor

    The room is small and no light as when you open window you face a brick wall. It not really something that was of too much concern as when your in New York your out most of the day.

  • Couple
    9.2

    nice rooms , walk to times square broadway in less then 10 mins central park in 10 mins subway in less then 5 mins would stay here again looby staff very helpfull

How to reach hotel

hotel The Moderne New York location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

243 West 55Th Street, New York, New York, United States, 10019

Get directions
City Centre
  • New York
    3.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • Seventh Avenue
    700 ft
  • 57th Street - Midtown
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • The Carnegie Deli (cuisine: Kosher)
    800 ft
  • Basso56 (cuisine: Italian)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    34