Lexington Hotel NYC, Autograph Collection
Why We Love This Hotel
- Completed a $46-million renovation that dressed up standard rooms with a bit of Jazz Age flourish
- Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio lived in a penthouse here during their marriage
- Within five blocks of Grand Central Terminal and Rockefeller Center
- Presidents and pop stars are counted among its guests
During New York City's Jazz Age, one architecture firm built several landmark hotels in the city, including the Waldorf Astoria, the Sherry-Netherland and the Lexington. While the Lexington's roots extend back to the 1920s, a $46-million renovation in 2013 buffed and polished the hotel to a new sheen. It still nods to its history, with guest rooms that have jewel-toned satin upholstery, angular deco patterns and photos of famous buildings. Cozy rooms are snug, while upgraded rooms are generally about 30% larger.
The hotel has a glitzy, sexy history. A Playboy Club previously inhabited a ground floor space, which is now a popular Latin nightclub. Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio lived in one of the penthouse suites during their brief marriage. Contemporary celebrity guests include Bill Clinton, Patti LaBelle and Jennifer Lopez.
In Midtown East, the hotel is close to several landmarks. Head three blocks east to reach the marble monolith of the United Nations, which neighbors a charming, old-English style apartment complex called Tudor City. About five blocks south is Grand Central Terminal, which has several major subway lines. And three blocks west are Rockefeller Center and Fifth Avenue shopping.
- Infant cots / cribs
- Gym / fitness center
- Extra beds (fees apply)
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour security
- Concierge service
- Currency exchange / ATM
- Express check-in / checkout
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Room service (limited hours)
- Business center
Room amenities Coffee and refrigerator available upon request.
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Sitting area
- Flatscreen TV
- iPod/iPhone docking station
- Complimentary Internet access
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
- Valet service (fees apply)
- Accessible bathroom in some rooms
- Accessible meeting room
- Accessible path of travel
- ADA compliant rooms
- Facilities for guests with special needs
- Wheelchair accessible
Standard Time is 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 21.
Minimum age required to check in: 21.
Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.
Children and additional guests:
Children 18 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Extra bed available on request, and in the Deluxe King rooms only: $25 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.
Extra bed available on request, and in the Deluxe King rooms only: $25 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.
Pets: Pets (maximum 2 per room) are allowed on request and will be charged a non-refundable fee of $150 (subject to tax) per stay. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.
Fees: A Destination Fee of 28.69 USD inclusive of tax, per night will be charged upon check-in.
Cancellation: 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: The hotel offers Valet parking of $65.00 (subject to tax) per day for standard size vehicles and $75.00 (subject to tax) per day for oversize vehicles. In and out privileges are not included. Charges will be applied to your bill at the hotel. These rates are subject to change at the discretion of the property.
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