Midtown - Times Square, New York

The Paramount - A Times Square, New York Hotel

Alice Wu
Deal Expert

Why We Love It

  • One block from Times Square, surrounded by Broadway theaters
  • Dimly lit, two-floor lobby is an inviting space to lounge
  • Well-reviewed restaurant, an Italian coffee shop and fitness center on-site
  • The hotel is a 5- to 10-minute walk to eight different train lines

76% (127 Member Ratings)

"Great, convenient location. Lobby is cool and a great place to hang out, free wifi, Coffee shop and restaurant/bar on site. No frills, but great value."
Nov 30, 2016
Los Angeles, CA, United States


Map & Directions

The hotel is a 40-minute drive from John F. Kennedy International Airport (in good traffic), cab fare is approximately $55 one way. The hotel is also a short walk to the E train which can be used to go to JFK airport via air-train and costs $2.75 one way and takes about one hour. 

Rooms & Rates

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Once a haunt for artists like Andy Warhol and Basquiat, The Paramount is now neighbors with today's stage stars, as dozens of Broadway theaters are within a five-minute walk. Times Square is half a block east, Central Park is a 15-minute walk north and Restaurant Row is a few steps to Eighth Avenue.

The façade of The Paramount, with its crown molding and French Renaissance influence, sticks out among its modernly designed neighbors. Though the intentionally dark lobby may require some adjustment for your eyes, it's the hotel's main attraction. Designed by well-regarded interior designer Meyer Davis, the lobby is classy and modern; it's less like the building's French Renaissance façade and more like a New York nightclub. In fact, a nightly DJ spins on the second floor of the lobby (excluding Sunday).

It's easy to get lost in the low lighting, so keep in mind that the check-in desk and concierge are to the right once you walk into the lobby, and the elevators are to the left. When deciding on a room, know that that rooms toward the back of the hotel will minimize street noise, and most rooms toward the front of the hotel have a view of the city. This hotel doesn’t have views of famous skyscrapers, but you can walk there or take one of eight nearby trains.

The standard rooms are a bit tight for two people and their luggage, but are ideal for single travelers. Stay in a Deluxe room or a room with two beds if you need more space. Couples might enjoy the intimacy of the cozy rooms, but families will not be a great fit (literally). Guest rooms amenities are kept to the bare essentials.

The hotel is also home to an on-site restaurant and an Italian coffee bar. Wi-Fi and use of the fitness center are included in the nightly facility fee. Be sure to connect with the concierge for tips on navigating the local area and securing difficult restaurant reservations.

From the press:
  • "Stonehill & Taylor Architects and Meyer Davis Studio reimagined the expansive lobby of the Theater District hotel as a 'living room' where guests can kick back on a 20-foot-long tufted leather sofa or a blue velvet bench" -- Time Out New York



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Off-street parking (fees apply)
  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Public car park (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • 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.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

Children and additional guests: Children 12 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding. Extra bed available on request: $25 per night in the King Room.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at $150 per stay. Charges will be added to your bill.

Fees: A daily Facility Fee of $15 plus tax applies and is included in the total price shown on check-out. The Facility Fee includes Wifi unlimited devices, 24 hour use of fitness center and all local phone calls.

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.

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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Enjoyed Most: Great, convenient location. Lobby is cool and a great place to hang out, free wifi, Coffee shop and restaurant/bar on site. No frills, but great value.
Jacqueline Nov 30, 2016 Los Angeles, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: location was great
coral Oct 14, 2016 Fort Collins, CO, United States
Enjoyed Most: I love the location. I spend much of my time going to shows and it is nice to be located near the theatres, especially after a late night.
Reese Sep 26, 2016 Mattapan, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Great location, 1/2 block from Times Square
Other Comments: The room was very small, the water pressure was barely a trickle and lousy views from both windows.
Albert Sep 16, 2016 Tuckerton, NJ, United States
Enjoyed Most: i like that it is an old hotel made modern.
Kristi Sep 13, 2016 Hugo, MN, United States
Enjoyed Most: Awesome location.
Other Comments: Room was small - but the price was very low. The AC was not working right when I arrived. Called the front desk and they took care of it. But the AC unit kept humming the whole time which was kinda loud.
Chen Jul 04, 2016 Washington, DC, United States
Enjoyed Most: The location, the clean room, and comfortable bed.
Other Comments: The staff especially Carlos the manager were very attentive to our needs with the room.
Robyn Jul 03, 2016 Columbia, MD, United States
Enjoyed Most: Location!
Other Comments: Clean, well priced hotel in a great location.
Stacy Jun 30, 2016 Wentzville, MO, United States
Enjoyed Most: Close to theather district
Emily May 25, 2016 San Mateo, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: I had a nice-sized room that had good spacing. Sometimes I have found the rooms at the Paramount a bit cramped, but this was almost perfect.
Reese May 09, 2016 Mattapan, MA, United States

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