The Roger Smith Hotel

501 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel
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07/08/2020 - 07/09/2020
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6 bookings in the last 48 hours

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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."

Location

96/100
525 reviews

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

Value

88/100
160 reviews

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

Service

88/100
456 reviews

"Friendly and professional housekeepers." Room service could have been improved.

Wellness Area

86/100
6 reviews

"Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

WiFi

82/100
25 reviews

"Fast and cheap WiFi."

Breakfast

76/100
123 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Room

70/100
644 reviews

"Big rooms with great beds and views, acceptably clean." Poorly-maintained rooms with subpar furniture and TVs. Small but relatively clean bathrooms. Outdated rooms with poor kitchenettes, minibars and A/C. Shower was ok.

Vibe

48/100
303 reviews

"Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." Hotel could use some updating. Stylish hotel. Entrance area is ok. Luxurious Hotel. Fine for a budget trip. Nice boutique hotel. Good for business people.

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Fair breakfast prices."

Location

97/100
120 reviews

"Great location. Close to public transport and the train." Good shopping and sightseeing.

Service

92/100
101 reviews

"Service is professional and friendly."

Value

88/100
37 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices."

Breakfast

77/100
31 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Room

71/100
152 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Acceptable rooms with small bathrooms. Old, poorly maintained rooms. Complaints about furnishing, kitchenettes, and A/C. Shower was ok.

WiFi

71/100
6 reviews

"Good internet service."

Vibe

48/100
65 reviews

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

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Best value for money."

Location

95/100
29 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
19 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

86/100
13 reviews

"Best value for money."

Bar

77/100
5 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Breakfast

71/100
7 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

66/100
21 reviews

"Spacious, moderately comfortable rooms with excellent beds, but noise problems."

Room

65/100
35 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Rooms in need of maintenance, with poorly rated bathrooms and furniture.

Vibe

40/100
16 reviews

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

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Friendly atmosphere."

Location

95/100
23 reviews

"Great location."

Service

89/100
24 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

87/100
9 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

71/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

66/100
26 reviews

"Spacious, moderately comfortable rooms with excellent beds, but noise problems."

Room

65/100
31 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Rooms in need of maintenance, with poorly rated bathrooms and furniture.

Vibe

40/100
17 reviews

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

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Terrific location. Great service."

Location

96/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Service

85/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

71/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

65/100
17 reviews

"Rooms are big and moderately comfortable." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

59/100
25 reviews

"Big, decent rooms. Outdated rooms with insufficient A/C."

Vibe

38/100
13 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."

Room

59/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

96/100
16 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
10 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

66/100
15 reviews

"Spacious, quiet comfortable rooms, but very noisy."

Room

63/100
21 reviews

"Big, decent rooms."

Vibe

38/100
13 reviews

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

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great location."

Comfort

64/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

59/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

97/100
353 reviews

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

Value

90/100
105 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices."

Service

89/100
332 reviews

"Friendly and professional housekeepers." Room service could have been improved.

WiFi

78/100
17 reviews

"Good internet service."

Breakfast

77/100
69 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Comfort

70/100
253 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds." Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and deficient A/C.

Room

70/100
432 reviews

"Big rooms with great beds and views, acceptably clean." Poorly-maintained rooms with subpar furniture and TVs. Outdated rooms with poor kitchenettes, minibars and A/C. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower was ok.

Vibe

55/100
206 reviews

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

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Stylish hotel."

Location

97/100
74 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Close to public transport."

Service

91/100
78 reviews

"Service is professional and friendly."

Value

89/100
23 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

79/100
16 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

72/100
88 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Small bathrooms and poor room maintenance. Outdated room and furniture, and problems with the A/C. Shower was ok.

Comfort

70/100
48 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds." Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and deficient A/C.

Vibe

50/100
40 reviews

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

Rated 68/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Friendly atmosphere."

Location

96/100
19 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
23 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

87/100
9 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

71/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

67/100
22 reviews

"Spacious, moderately comfortable rooms with excellent beds, but noise problems."

Room

64/100
27 reviews

"Rooms are standard overall, but very spacious with comfortable beds." Rooms in need of maintenance, with poorly rated bathrooms and furniture.

Vibe

40/100
16 reviews

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

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Comfortable beds. Tasty breakfast."

Location

94/100
21 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
13 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

87/100
6 reviews

"Best value for money."

Comfort

67/100
14 reviews

"Spacious, moderately comfortable rooms with excellent beds, but noise problems."

Room

64/100
25 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Poorly maintained rooms with low quality furniture.

Vibe

40/100
9 reviews

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

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Spacious rooms."

Location

96/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Service

84/100
6 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

65/100
10 reviews

"Rooms are big and moderately comfortable." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

62/100
15 reviews

"Rooms are average but A/C is not great. Spacious rooms."

Amenities

42/100
5 reviews

"Amenities are not the best."

Vibe

39/100
7 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."

Location

96/100
10 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
15 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

88/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Comfort

65/100
12 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Room

64/100
22 reviews

"Decently clean rooms with okay bathrooms." Comfortable beds in spacious rooms.

Vibe

40/100
9 reviews

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

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from families.

"Friendly service. Fantastic service."

Service

88/100
6 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

66/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

95/100
10 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

68/100
9 reviews

"Rooms are big and moderately comfortable."

Cleanliness

63/100
7 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

61/100
15 reviews

"Rooms spacious and relatively clean, but bathrooms are below average."

Vibe

40/100
6 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

95/100
24 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

89/100
18 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

74/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

68/100
26 reviews

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

Comfort

68/100
20 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Vibe

37/100
6 reviews

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

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

95/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

72/100
5 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

66/100
7 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."

Location

98/100
35 reviews

"Great location. Good shopping and sightseeing." Close to public transport and the train.

Value

87/100
15 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices."

Service

87/100
23 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Breakfast

81/100
18 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Room

72/100
35 reviews

"Comfortable beds in spacious rooms." Outdated room with poor bathrooms and substandard furniture. Shower was ok.

Vibe

42/100
25 reviews

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

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great room. Great location."

Location

97/100
11 reviews

"Great location near lots of shopping."

Room

68/100
8 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

42/100
6 reviews

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

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

95/100
48 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
36 reviews

"Service is professional and friendly."

Value

87/100
14 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

74/100
9 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

67/100
35 reviews

"Spacious, moderately comfortable rooms with excellent beds, but noise problems."

Room

67/100
51 reviews

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

Vibe

34/100
24 reviews

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

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from families.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Location

95/100
11 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
6 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

65/100
10 reviews

"Decently comfortable but somewhat noisy."

Room

62/100
15 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

36/100
8 reviews

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

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Customer Reviews of The Roger Smith Hotel

Tripadvisor Traveler Rating:
Value
Rooms
Cleanliness
Service
Excellent
1317
Very Good
913
Average
295
Poor
111
Terrible
74
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Recent Reviews:
marcusk591
Bonn, Germany
Incredible great customer service
Jul 4, 2020
First, I need to say that we did not stay at this hotel, but we had planned to stay a couple of nights at Roger Smith at the end of... more »
CeciVV3
Beautiful Hotel
Mar 3, 2020
Nice & friendly staff, great location, super spacious and comfortable room, Residence room offering Greek Yogurt with granola, coffee, tea, etc. Every afternoon from 5pm to 7pm the hotel offer... more »
missaimeebarker
Trip type:
Couples
Run down and needs some TLC, but characterful.
Feb 29, 2020
Myself and my boyfriend have just stayed at this hotel for a week. Upon first entering the hotel I was really disappointed as it is much more run down and... more »
Aoife O
Kildare, Ireland
Old School NY Hotel
Feb 29, 2020
Really enjoyed our stay here. Really comfortable rooms which were great to come back to after a long cold day. Hot showers and a bath! Unexpected! Spacious rooms for New... more »
Susan B
Houston, Texas
Trip type:
Business
A home away from home!
Feb 23, 2020
You could almost miss it as you walk by it on Lexington Avenue in its ideally located downtown Manhattan spot - a few short blocks from Grand Central Station. For... more »
1-5 of 2,710 Reviews

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Property Description

Located in Midtown Manhattan, in the heart of the New York City business district, the Roger Smith Hotel is a warm and charming boutique hotel, distinguished from the glut of chain hotels, by delivering style, elegance, and a unique flair. Our 130 guest rooms and suites are one of a kind, all individually decorated in New England Country Home, providing the perfect ambiance for travelers visiting our great metropolis. Our passion is hospitality, and we execute this experience par excellence. Our passion is also in culture, representing the great diversity New York City has to offer. Art, Fashion, Film, Music, Pop Culture, are all on display at the Roger Smith through the many events and exhibitions taking place on property. The energy and vitality of New York City resonates within our halls, but our rooms reflect the tranquility and harmony travelers desire. Value-Added Amenities include Free Wireless Internet Access, Gym Passes to New York Sports Club, DVD Movie Rentals from an Extensive Movie Library, Free Local Phone Calls, and Yogurt, Granola, and Green Apples as a healthy snack or quick pick me up.

Green Sustainability

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

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cable TV service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • First-run movies
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free local calls
  • Free toiletries
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Phone
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Room service
  • Towels provided

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.

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

free Wi-Fi