Set just a half block from Fifth Avenue in an ideal location for sightseeing, the Sofitel New York "brings a Gallic flair to Midtown West," says Fodor's. The 30-story hotel is located in Midtown West Manhattan, just a five-minute walk from the upscale boutiques of Fifth Avenue and Rockefeller Center. Times Square and the Theater District are only three blocks away. It is also extremely well placed for subway travel with some 16 lines in walking distance.
In the velvet-trimmed lobby, there are cascades of exotic flowers and friendly multilingual staff to welcome guests. The on-site French brasserie, Gaby, is recommended by Condé Nast Traveler magazine and is popular with pre- and post-theater diners, as is the sleek bar that serves up original cocktails and cognac. While there’s no spa, there is a well-stocked gym, open 24 hours a day.
All bedrooms at the AAA 4-Diamond property are roomy and feature the Sofitel’s trademark feather SoBed and floor-to-ceiling windows that make the most of the views (some even overlook the Chrysler Building). If you can afford it, opt for a suite with a terrace facing the Empire State Building.
From the press:
"There are many fine hotels on 44th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, but the best, in my estimation, is the soaring Sofitel" -- Frommer's
"Some suites have terraces with views of the Empire State Building that are worth the splurge" -- Fodor's
Infant cots / cribs
Newspaper / magazines
Extra beds / roll away beds
Gym / fitness center
24-hour front desk
24-hour room service
Airport transfer (fees apply)
Baby-sitting service on request
Chauffeur service (fees apply)
Currency exchange / ATM
Express check-in / checkout
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Coffee / tea-making facilities
Iron and ironing board
Pay-per-view / movies on demand
DVD / CD player & library
iPod/iPhone docking station
Video games on request
Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
Bathrobes and slippers
Parking (fees apply)
Accessible bathroom in some rooms
Accessible path of travel
ADA compliant rooms
Facilities for guests with special needs
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests
Children under 12 can stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room (on request and maximum two children per room).
Extra bed available on request for children aged 13 and above: $50 per night, in all rooms except twin rooms and rooms with sofa bed.
Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.
Pets are allowed on request and will be charged an extra $100 per stay. Charges will
be added to your bill at the hotel.
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
JFK Airport is 30-40 minutes from the hotel by taxi (depending on the traffic), and the fare is approximately $50, not including tip or toll. Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street-Bryant Park subway stations are both two blocks away.
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