The Avalon Hotel NYC

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Why We Love It

  • Centrally located Manhattan hotel; two blocks from the Empire State Building
  • Classic guest rooms, especially the suites, are large by NYC standards
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Library Club room has computers for guests to use, as well as coffee and tea

Enjoyed This
(35 Member Ratings)
"Clean, lots of space, quiet"
08. Apr 2017
Calgary, AB, Canada

Map & Directions

The hotel is a 10-minute walk from both Grand Central Station and Penn Station, to which guests can take public transportation from both Newark and JFK airports. A taxi from LaGuardia costs about $35.

Rooms & Rates

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Two blocks from the Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan, the Avalon Hotel NYC provides easy access to the city. Grand Central Terminal is 10 blocks north, Madison Square Park is six blocks south and uptown sights and downtown restaurants are easily accessible via nearby subways or a cab down Park Avenue.

Inside the hotel, guests are welcomed by a marble and mahogany lobby. Above, guest rooms earn rave reviews for their space -- praise that is rare in crowded Manhattan. Suites are especially large and include a sitting area with a couch. Each room has hardwood floors and mahogany furniture, including a work desk. Beds are made with 300-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, and bathrooms are stocked with Thymes bath amenities.

The hotel includes a fitness center with cardio and weight machines, as well as a library with armchairs, computers and coffee and tea.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • No pets allowed


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

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station
  • Smoking-rooms available


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check-in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to age 12 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs available on request, free of charge for one child up to age 2. Extra beds are not available.

NOTE: Room price is based on two adults. For each additional guest over age 12, the extra person fee is $20.00 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to the total price at check-out.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: A facilities fee of $20 (subject to tax) per room/ per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee includes complimentary WiFi, complimentary telephone calls, (Local, Long Distance within the US, and 800 numbers), complimentary, unlimited gourmet hot drinks in the Library (featuring Coffees/Tea/Hot Chocolate, 24 hours a day), complimentary use of the 24 hour Business Center, including computer usage and free printing, complimentary use of the 24 hour Fitness Center.

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 Fee of $45.00 (subject to tax), per day for standard size vehicles and $55.00 (subject to tax), per day for oversize vehicles applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

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Enjoyed This
(35 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Avalon, New York (NY) (part of Vincci Hotels) over the past 15 months.
3.9 Ambiance
4.4 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Other Comments
When I checked in, it was 72 degrees in Manhattan. The room did not have AC--only heat.; it was extremely hot and stuffy. I did not stay there.
Jeannie 08. Apr 2017 Gainesville, GA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Clean, lots of space, quiet
Eileen 08. Apr 2017 Calgary, AB, Canada
Enjoyed Most
The room was big with hardwood floors and bathroom was nice size, bed was comfortable
Other Comments
Very noisy outside after 2:00am, luckily we got the discounted rate. I would not pay 350.00 a night to stay there again
Lois 10. Mar 2017 Cincinnati, OH, USA
Enjoyed Most
The wonderful staff - especially Merissa
Todd 16. Mar 2017 Grantsburg, WI, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location was great! The staff were great and the value for the money was great, especially with the deal through Travel Zoo.
Joshua 06. Mar 2017 Columbia, MD, USA
Enjoyed Most
Upgraded to junior suite
Brenda 21. Mar 2017 Mystic, CT, USA
Enjoyed Most
Large Room, big bathroom, coffee, lounge room, cleanliness
Other Comments
Negatives: $20 'facility fee' that isn't on the final payment to Travelzoo and is in very small print, slow elevators, odd flooring in bedrooms
Kathleen 03. Mar 2017 farmington, CT, USA
Enjoyed Most
We were upgraded to a King suite which was on the top floor of the hotel. The room was spotless!
Other Comments
I was very surprised to have to pay a facilities charge of $20.00 for our room. I thought the amount that I paid to TravelZoo was the total. When asked what the facilities charge was for, I was told it included wifi and the exercise room
Mary 27. Feb 2017 Washington Township, NJ, USA
Enjoyed Most
Nice place with large rooms that are well maintained.
Other Comments
Reserved this hotel based on price. Travelzoo stated a price including all taxes. But they did not mention the $20 per night facility charge. Surprise surprise at checkout.
Dale 27. Feb 2017 Leonard, MI, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location was central to most everything and very comfortable room.
Other Comments
Super comfortable beds. Very clean rooms. Very accommodating staff.
David 05. Mar 2017 Cedar Park, TX, USA

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