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94% (17 member ratings) "Guests are whisked away to Manhattan's Golden Age" -- New York Magazine

Hotel Edison

Midtown-Times Square, New York
  • Old school New York hotel with a vaulted lobby, marble floors and 1930s murals
  • In the heart of the Theater District; pair your visit with a deal for a Broadway show
  • Rooms are spacious by NYC standards and feature Frette linens
  • Upgraded, newly renovated Signature rooms include free Wi-Fi and newspapers
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  • No Booking Fees

94% (17 member ratings)

4.4Value for Money


228 West 47th Street
New York City, NY, 10036
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Thomas Edison himself turned on the lights at the 1931 Grand Opening of the Hotel Edison. An Art Deco masterpiece, this 800-room hotel towers over West 47th Street and spans an entire city block. 

A vaulted lobby welcomes guests with marble flooring, gold trimming and colorful murals. 

Spacious by New York City standards (250-300 square feet, versus the typical 200-250), all guest rooms feature Frette linens and C.O. Bigelow bath products. Added in 2014, new Signature Collection guest rooms also feature marble bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and bottled water, weekday newspaper delivery, and dedicated check-in and check-out. 

When guests are not taking in a show -- Broadway theaters are steps from the hotel's front door -- shopping, or dining out, they can take advantage of some of the hotel's amenities, such as a 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, or complimentary wine hour with live music every Tuesday and Friday evening. 


  • Gym / fitness center
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Public car park (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible path of travel
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
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: 21.


  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Children 10 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding. Cot/crib available on request for children 3 and under. Charges may apply. Extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed.


  • 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.

Additional details

  • Restaurants are currently closed and under construction.

Getting there

Hotel Edison is approximately a 30-minute taxi ride from LaGuardia Airport, or a 45-minute taxi ride from JFK Airport. Travelers can also take the E train from JFK to 50th Street, followed by a five-minute walk to the hotel; altogether this would take a little over an hour. 


  • 228 West 47th Street
  • New York City, NY, 10036
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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