The Roger Smith Hotel

501 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017 US
View Map Near Chrysler Building Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel
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09/19/2019 - 09/20/2019
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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

96/100
580 reviews

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

Service

92/100
543 reviews

"Professional, friendly service, good reception, and decent housekeeping." Room service could have been improved. Great valet service.

Value

89/100
184 reviews

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

Wellness

85/100
8 reviews

"Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

Breakfast

83/100
143 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

WiFi

81/100
33 reviews

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

Room

70/100
710 reviews

"Decent kitchenettes and average room cleanliness." Big rooms with lovely views, but poorly-maintained with poor furniture. Small but relatively clean bathrooms. Old rooms, with unsatisfactory minibars. air conditioning and TV's. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

54/100
340 reviews

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

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Great view."

Location

96/100
73 reviews

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

Service

95/100
76 reviews

"Professional, friendly service, good reception, and decent housekeeping."

Value

89/100
25 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

83/100
22 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

68/100
104 reviews

"Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds." Poor quality, old rooms with low rated A/C and furniture. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

58/100
46 reviews

"OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating." Stylish hotel. Pleasant entrance area.

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Fair breakfast prices. Pleasant entrance area."

Location

97/100
23 reviews

"Great location."

Service

93/100
16 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

87/100
8 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

77/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

61/100
26 reviews

"Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard." Large, but poorly air conditioned rooms.

Comfort

57/100
13 reviews

"Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Vibe

47/100
17 reviews

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

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Clean hotel facilities."

Location

96/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Service

92/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

79/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

68/100
12 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Room

63/100
20 reviews

"Rooms are standard overall, but very spacious with comfortable beds." Poor maintenance in rooms and bathrooms.

Vibe

42/100
10 reviews

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

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Spacious rooms."

Location

97/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
6 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

63/100
13 reviews

"Great beds in okay rooms."

Comfort

61/100
11 reviews

"Relatively comfortable, with good beds."

Vibe

47/100
5 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 76/100 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
14 reviews

"Great location."

Service

92/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

63/100
11 reviews

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

Room

62/100
17 reviews

"Big, decent rooms."

Vibe

42/100
11 reviews

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

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

98/100
403 reviews

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

Service

93/100
403 reviews

"Professional, friendly service, good reception, and decent housekeeping." Room service could have been improved. Great valet service.

Value

92/100
123 reviews

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

Bar

88/100
50 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Breakfast

85/100
85 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Wellness

81/100
5 reviews

"Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

WiFi

75/100
21 reviews

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

Room

69/100
487 reviews

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

Vibe

59/100
233 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.

"Beautiful architecture. Stylish hotel."

Location

97/100
48 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

94/100
60 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Value

88/100
15 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

84/100
11 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

64/100
61 reviews

"Rooms are old and bathrooms are poorly rated, but beds and room cleanliness are okay." Large but poorly maintained rooms, subpar furniture, and inadequate A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

56/100
32 reviews

"OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating." Stylish hotel.

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Bar is awesome. Great location."

Location

97/100
18 reviews

"Great location."

Service

93/100
13 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

61/100
20 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Comfort

57/100
8 reviews

"Decently comfortable but somewhat noisy."

Vibe

46/100
12 reviews

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

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Spacious rooms."

Location

96/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Service

92/100
13 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

70/100
11 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Room

64/100
18 reviews

"Rooms are standard overall, but very spacious with comfortable beds." Poor maintenance in rooms and bathrooms.

Vibe

42/100
10 reviews

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

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Best value for money. Great location."

Room

61/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

58/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

92/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

64/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

61/100
6 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
15 reviews

"Great location."

Service

89/100
15 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

61/100
14 reviews

"Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds."

Room

60/100
24 reviews

"Average rooms with standard beds." Large, old rooms with subpar bathrooms.

Cleanliness

58/100
5 reviews

"Quite clean."

Vibe

42/100
12 reviews

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

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

94/100
14 reviews

"Great location."

Service

91/100
6 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Value

88/100
7 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

81/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

67/100
11 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Room

64/100
19 reviews

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

Amenities

50/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Vibe

48/100
9 reviews

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

Rated 76/100 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
22 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

92/100
15 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

70/100
23 reviews

"Rooms are spacious, but furniture is not great." Excellent beds with mediocre bathrooms, and not that clean.

Comfort

66/100
17 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Vibe

41/100
6 reviews

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

Rated 77/100 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
8 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
9 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

66/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

66/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

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
38 reviews

"Great location near lots of shopping."

Service

91/100
27 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Value

89/100
22 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices."

Breakfast

88/100
27 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Room

77/100
43 reviews

"Spacious rooms with excellent beds and average bathrooms." Older rooms and furniture. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

69/100
6 reviews

"Regular internet service."

Amenities

51/100
18 reviews

"Ordinary amenities. Great entrance area, but outdated facilities."

Vibe

51/100
30 reviews

"OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating." Pleasant entrance area.

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

96/100
43 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
42 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Value

86/100
13 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

83/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

67/100
50 reviews

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

Comfort

65/100
35 reviews

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

Vibe

37/100
21 reviews

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

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great location."

Comfort

61/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

58/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

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Customer Reviews of The Roger Smith Hotel

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Rooms
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Service
Excellent
1286
Very Good
897
Average
290
Poor
110
Terrible
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Recent Reviews:
ノリコ ハ
Shinjuku, Japan
Too close to perfection !
Sep 5, 2019
Location is perfect as told many times - 6min. walk to GCT, 30sec. (to the left from the hotel door and make a left turn at the corner) to a... more »
truax2581
Schenectady, New York
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Beautiful room for a good price
Sep 3, 2019
This hotel is classy and comfortable. The amenities were lovely. A cozy and classic setting. The elevators are small and slow to catch. But other than that, I was very... more »
lolwa a
United Arab Emirates
Great location , comfortable spacious room , friendly staff , recommended
Aug 24, 2019
hotel was in a really nice location , we walked almost everywhere that we wanted to see . we took the junior suite which was much more nicer than expected... more »
shottieman
Larkfield, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Business
Second stay. Love this place!
Aug 20, 2019
Stayed for 4 nights and enjoyed a large roomy suite on 3rd floor for the price of a double bedroom nearby. Sure the hotel is a little dated but that’s... more »
Julie K
Trip type:
Family
Roomy for Three
Aug 17, 2019
We were pleased to find a large room for three that didn’t break the bank (thanks in part to group rate for wedding.) Location was good for our wedding events,... 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 0.5 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
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Banquet hall
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator
  • 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 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
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel

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 52.00 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.

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 26.7% in the month of January 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $315 in the month of November 2018. 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.