Midtown - Times Square

Park Central Hotel New York

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Close to many top sights: Central Park is three blocks away and Times Square is less than 10 blocks south
  • The exterior dates from the 1920s, while the interior design is finished off with modern touches
  • A star-studded roster of past guests including Mae West and Eleanor Roosevelt
  • A sleek lobby and cavernous new lounge are scented with fresh flowers

95%
Enjoyed This
(57 Member Ratings)
"Best location to major landmarks!"
Wing Shan
Jul 02, 2018
Kwai Chung, Hong Kong

Map & Directions

From JFK, the journey in a yellow cab will take around 45 minutes in good traffic. Newark is roughly the same distance, and LaGuardia is slightly closer. You can also take the AirTrain from JFK to Jamaica Station to catch the subway into Manhattan. The nearest subway is two blocks away (57th Street - 7th Avenue).

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Located in Midtown Manhattan, the Park Central Hotel makes a few promises just starting with its name. The park with its near namesake -- Central Park -- is very close to the hotel. Just three blocks north of the hotel is where the park starts before unfurling over 50 blocks of meadows, ponds, playfields and ice-skating rinks.

The hotel is central to other top sights too. Times Square is less than 10 blocks away, and you can see the neon glow radiating up over Seventh Avenue, beckoning you to stroll south into the melee. On your way down, take a left turn and you're at Rockefeller Center.

While the hotel's exterior dates from the Roaring Twenties, its insides are all shiny and new.  Rooms are coated in cool, vaguely metallic gray tones that bespeak sophistication, not flash. Silvery leather headboards, walnut-and-chrome furnishings and handsome plaid carpets veer towards gentleman decor. In the lobby, fresh flowers frame the reception desk, and a wall of louvered blinds in a herringbone pattern cloaks a capacious lounge and cafe.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities Coffee and refrigerator available upon request. 

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station
  • Video games on request

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • 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.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 11 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Crib available on request; free of charge for one child under 2. Extra bed available on request and in one bedded guestrooms: $75 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: A Facility Fee of $30 (subject to tax) per room/ per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee includes Wireless (WIFI) High Speed Access through the hotel's guest rooms and public spaces for up to 5 devices, Unlimited Local and Domestic Long Distance calls, Unlimited use of 7th Avenue state-of-the-art Fitness Center, Luggage storage on arrival and/or departure up until 9:00 PM, and Apple workstations with printing, faxing and scanning offered through our Guest Relations Team.
The facilities fee is not inclusive of service gratuities.

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: A 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 applies. 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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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-12 midnight ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

95%
Enjoyed This
(57 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Park Central New York (part of Highgate) over the past 15 months.
4.3 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.1 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Best location to major landmarks!
Wing Shan Jul 02, 2018 Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
Travelzoo Deal Expert
Enjoyed Most
Good mattress
Other Comments
No room service
Candy Jun 01, 2018 Toronto, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most
bellman was great
Other Comments
The furniture in the lobby is shabby at best. It really makes the hotel look cheap. The room air circulation smelled so bad. No overhead lighting anywhere....
Patricia Oct 12, 2017 Pacifica, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Central location.
Other Comments
We had our tablet stolen from our room. Front door didn't work so to many people came and went. Even when we were out.
Chris Sep 10, 2017 LaConner, WA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Very nice hotel! Nice staff, clean hotel and rooms and great location!
Other Comments
Thank you!
Christine Sep 04, 2017 McDonald, OH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great Location!
Other Comments
No guide to hotel in room meant we had to ask a lot of questions at concierge!
Richard Aug 21, 2017 Calne, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
having done it through TravelZoo, the check-in experience was very fast-everything was already done
Other Comments
Check-out time was noon. In the morning, I received my invoice under the door and everything had been paid for. My daughter and I were out in the morning and returned around 11:40 to check out and our door had been locked. I had to go back downstairs and have the guest services folks unlock the door. While the guest services employee was lovely, I really didn't like the lock-out experience. I can understand them doing this at noon, but not before.
Kathleen Aug 17, 2017 Wyncote, PA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Hotel was in a great location. Minutes from Broadway and Central Park. The subway was only a block away and also convenient.
Other Comments
Staff was extremely courteous
Jane Aug 14, 2017 Washington, UT, USA
Other Comments
Cleanliness of room, proximity of room to the ice and vending machines, size of beds, staff was not helpful
Ame Aug 07, 2017 Liberty Hill, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful hotel, great location
Beth Aug 05, 2017 Sebring, OH, USA

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