THE ROGER SMITH HOTEL

501 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017 US
View Map Near Grand Central Terminal Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel
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06/23/2019 - 06/27/2019
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Summary of Verified Reviews

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
558 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport." Near city centre with great sightseeing and nearby restaurants. Accessibility by car can be a challenge.

Service

92/100
552 reviews

"Great, friendly housekeeping." Professional service, management and reception. Room service could have been improved.

Value

91/100
191 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Free internet."

Breakfast

89/100
143 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

WiFi

84/100
37 reviews

"Fast and cheap WiFi. Average wifi quality."

Room

72/100
661 reviews

"Amply-sized rooms with excellent beds and superb views." A/C and furnishings are subpar, but rooms are decently clean with okay kitchenettes. Old, poorly maintained rooms with subpar TV's and minibars. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

54/100
303 reviews

"OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating." Stylish hotel. Entrance area is ok. Luxurious Hotel. Fine for a budget trip. Good for business people. Nice boutique hotel.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Stylish hotel."

Location

97/100
51 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport." Good shopping and sightseeing.

Service

94/100
55 reviews

"Service is professional and cheery, especially reception and housekeeping."

Value

92/100
15 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

86/100
13 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

72/100
54 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Old, poorly-maintained rooms with deficient furniture and bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

72/100
6 reviews

"Good internet service."

Comfort

71/100
35 reviews

"Spacious rooms, comfortable and with great beds, but too noisy."

Vibe

50/100
26 reviews

"Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." Hotel could use some updating. Stylish hotel.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Friendly atmosphere."

Location

97/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Value

93/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

88/100
12 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

58/100
16 reviews

"Room is all right. Guests complain about furniture and bathrooms."

Vibe

47/100
10 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 91/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Tasty breakfast. Spacious rooms."

Location

98/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Service

94/100
17 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

90/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

68/100
17 reviews

"Big, decent rooms."

Vibe

48/100
7 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
11 reviews

"Great location."

Service

93/100
11 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Room

64/100
13 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

45/100
7 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

98/100
404 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport." Near city centre with great sightseeing and nearby restaurants.

Value

93/100
137 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Free internet."

Service

92/100
424 reviews

"Service is professional and cheery, especially reception and housekeeping." Room service could have been improved.

Breakfast

90/100
95 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

WiFi

79/100
23 reviews

"Fast and cheap WiFi. Wifi quality could be improved."

Comfort

73/100
288 reviews

"Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds." Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and deficient A/C.

Room

72/100
481 reviews

"Amply-sized rooms with excellent beds and superb views." A/C and furnishings are subpar, but rooms are decently clean with okay kitchenettes. Old, poorly maintained rooms with subpar TV's and minibars. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

59/100
219 reviews

"OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating." Stylish hotel. Entrance area is ok.

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Comfortable beds."

Location

97/100
39 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

94/100
43 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Value

92/100
11 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

87/100
10 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

73/100
38 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Old, poorly-maintained rooms with deficient furniture and bathrooms.

Comfort

72/100
22 reviews

"Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds."

Vibe

50/100
17 reviews

"Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." Hotel could use some updating. Stylish hotel.

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Friendly atmosphere."

Location

98/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
11 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

58/100
14 reviews

"Room is all right. Guests complain about furniture and bathrooms."

Vibe

46/100
9 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 91/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Spacious rooms. Best value for money."

Location

98/100
13 reviews

"Great location."

Service

93/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

67/100
15 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

48/100
7 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

66/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

61/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Service

91/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

66/100
6 reviews

"Rooms are big and moderately comfortable."

Room

65/100
8 reviews

"Big, decent rooms."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

96/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Service

92/100
12 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

92/100
8 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

86/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

70/100
11 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Room

69/100
20 reviews

"Fairly clean, spacious rooms with great beds, but poorly rated bathrooms."

Vibe

48/100
10 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

95/100
19 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

92/100
12 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

70/100
20 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Guests complain about furniture and bathrooms.

Comfort

70/100
15 reviews

"Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds."

Cleanliness

68/100
7 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Vibe

44/100
6 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

96/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
11 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

70/100
7 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

68/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
34 reviews

"Great location near lots of shopping."

Service

95/100
24 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Breakfast

93/100
24 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Value

87/100
21 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Free internet."

Room

72/100
40 reviews

"Comfortable beds in spacious rooms." Outdated room with poor bathrooms and substandard furniture. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

72/100
6 reviews

"Fast and cheap WiFi."

Vibe

44/100
29 reviews

"Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." Hotel could use some updating.

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
34 reviews

"Great location."

Value

92/100
13 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

91/100
37 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Breakfast

87/100
8 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

72/100
39 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Outdated rooms and bathrooms not up to standard.

Vibe

42/100
18 reviews

"Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." Hotel could use some updating.

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

68/100
7 reviews

"Rooms are big and moderately comfortable."

Room

65/100
8 reviews

"Big, decent rooms."

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Customer Reviews of The Roger Smith Hotel

Value
Rooms
Cleanliness
Service
Excellent
1240
Very Good
867
Average
284
Poor
110
Terrible
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Recent Reviews:
FrequentFlier585201
Trip type:
Business
...Just right
Apr 17, 2019
Good, safe, friendly, clean place to stay in NYC. I would recommend this hotel to travelers who are new to the city and those who travel frequently. Meeting rooms and... more »
lizbob2015
Red Deer, Canada
Trip type:
Family
Great location
Apr 17, 2019
My family and I stayed here for 7 nights and occupied a suite on the 8 th flooor. For the most part we were very happy with the hotel amenities,... more »
BethJ364
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Trip type:
Couples
Lovely boutique hotel
Apr 11, 2019
The Roger Smith Hotel is a lovely boutique hotel well situated a few blocks from Grand Central Station. Rooms are generously sized and staff is warm and helpful.Beds are extremely... more »
Queenpeafrog
London, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Couples
Good value but would hesitate to recommend
Apr 9, 2019
We mostly enjoyed our stay. The location is perfect, the happy hour with free wine is a great touch and the views from the roof are amazing, the artwork up... more »
Trail27046637937
Trip type:
Family
NYC STAY
Apr 8, 2019
Excellent Hotel and Room! The service was outstanding and the information given assisted us in getting around NYC. I thought the 2 bedroom sweet was a great value with only... more »
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Property Description

Property Location
With a stay at The Roger Smith Hotel, you'll be centrally located in New York, within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue and Chrysler Building. This eco-friendly hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Grand Central Terminal and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 131 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities
Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional features at this Art Deco hotel include wedding services, a television in a common area, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

Dining
Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Breakfast is available on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Green Sustainability

recycling of paper, plastics and metal products. Battery recycling bin

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free WiFi
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • In-room accessibility
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 16
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Reception hall
  • Roll-in shower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in common areas
  • Terrace
  • Total number of rooms - 131
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built - 1930

Airport & Shuttle Information

John F. Kennedy Airport (18 miles), Newark Airport (17 miles), La Guardia Airport (9 miles)

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Internet / WiFI

free Wi-Fi

Misc Fees / Policies

Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: USD 12 for adults and USD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Driving Directions

The closest major airports to The Roger Smith Hotel are:
New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi
New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 20.3 km / 12.6 mi

The preferred airport for The Roger Smith Hotel is New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia).

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property’s location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Roger Smith Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Roger Smith Hotel

This graph illustrates trends of sleeping room rates for both group rates and the most competitive individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The lowest group/meeting rate displayed is 24.0% in the month of January 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $329 in the month of April 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Roger Smith Hotel in a month when rates are lower.