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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07/24/2019 - 07/25/2019
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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."

Location

97/100
567 reviews

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

Service

90/100
542 reviews

"Well-managed, with professional, cheery service and thorough housekeeping." Room service could have been improved. Great valet service.

Value

88/100
178 reviews

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

Breakfast

88/100
140 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Wellness

86/100
7 reviews

"Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

Bar

86/100
57 reviews

"Nice bar with tasty alcoholic drinks."

WiFi

82/100
32 reviews

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

Room

70/100
679 reviews

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 Outdated rooms with poor kitchenettes, minibars and A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

53/100
318 reviews

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

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Fair breakfast prices."

Location

98/100
53 reviews

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

Service

94/100
59 reviews

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

Breakfast

87/100
15 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

71/100
78 reviews

"Excellent beds but poor furnishing, in big but poorly maintained rooms." Rooms are outdated, but adequately clean with decent bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

67/100
5 reviews

"Regular internet service."

Comfort

66/100
44 reviews

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

Vibe

53/100
33 reviews

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

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Bar is awesome. Great wellness & sports facilities."

Location

98/100
18 reviews

"Great location."

Service

91/100
17 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

90/100
6 reviews

"Best value for money."

Room

62/100
24 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Vibe

47/100
16 reviews

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

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Friendly atmosphere. Friendly service."

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

83/100
6 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

61/100
7 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

56/100
8 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Spacious rooms. Comfortable beds."

Location

95/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
12 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

68/100
9 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

61/100
17 reviews

"Poorly maintained, so-so rooms."

Vibe

41/100
9 reviews

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

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

94/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
9 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Comfort

64/100
10 reviews

"Decently comfortable but somewhat noisy."

Room

60/100
16 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

39/100
10 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."

Location

97/100
396 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport." Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping.

Service

92/100
403 reviews

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

Breakfast

91/100
85 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Value

90/100
120 reviews

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

Bar

86/100
48 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Wellness

83/100
5 reviews

"Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

WiFi

75/100
20 reviews

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

Room

70/100
477 reviews

"Amply-sized rooms with excellent beds and superb views." Old, poorly maintained, but acceptably clean rooms. Small but relatively clean bathrooms. Substandard furniture, A/C, TV's and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

60/100
222 reviews

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

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from families.

"Tasty breakfast. Stylish hotel."

Location

96/100
35 reviews

"Great location."

Service

94/100
45 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

89/100
7 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Value

88/100
12 reviews

"Best value for money."

Room

66/100
47 reviews

"Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds." Poorly maintained rooms with low quality furniture. Shower was ok.

Vibe

52/100
21 reviews

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

Rated 88/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Bar is awesome. Best value for money."

Location

98/100
16 reviews

"Great location."

Service

93/100
13 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

63/100
19 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

48/100
12 reviews

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

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Spacious rooms."

Location

94/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
11 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

68/100
9 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

61/100
16 reviews

"Poorly maintained, so-so rooms."

Vibe

41/100
9 reviews

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

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

67/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

62/100
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."

Location

97/100
13 reviews

"Great location."

Service

86/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

63/100
10 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 68/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

94/100
14 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
7 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

85/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

68/100
11 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Room

63/100
20 reviews

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

Vibe

46/100
9 reviews

"Vibe is not too good. 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."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

96/100
22 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

91/100
15 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

69/100
23 reviews

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

Comfort

68/100
17 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Vibe

43/100
6 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

96/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
10 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

68/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

66/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

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

98/100
40 reviews

"Great location near lots of shopping."

Breakfast

92/100
27 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Service

90/100
30 reviews

"Service is professional and friendly."

Value

88/100
25 reviews

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

Bar

87/100
5 reviews

"Nice bar with tasty alcoholic drinks."

Room

73/100
46 reviews

"Spacious rooms with excellent beds and average bathrooms." Outdated, badly maintained rooms with poor furniture. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

71/100
8 reviews

"Fast and cheap WiFi."

Vibe

49/100
31 reviews

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

Amenities

48/100
19 reviews

"Facilities in need of refurbishment."

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great room. Great location."

Location

97/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Value

90/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Room

69/100
8 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

49/100
5 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

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

97/100
39 reviews

"Great location."

Value

89/100
11 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

89/100
43 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Breakfast

88/100
7 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

72/100
32 reviews

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

Room

72/100
46 reviews

"Comfortable beds in spacious rooms." Bathrooms are not great, but moderately clean. Fairly clean rooms, if old.

Vibe

35/100
20 reviews

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

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Customer Reviews of The Roger Smith Hotel

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Excellent
1276
Very Good
890
Average
289
Poor
110
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Recent Reviews:
zhuangJQ
Beijing, China
Trip type:
Friends getaway
goog lcation, nice people,enjoy it
Jul 23, 2019
good location, near to Avis site and new York downtown. 3 to 5 minutes walk distance to central station, and near to Newark airport express. it is a good location,... more »
Alison G
Trip type:
Family
WONDERFUL!!!!!
Jul 18, 2019
I cannot say enough good things about this hotel! Check in was easy & the front desk staff were incredibly friendly & welcoming. Our premium suite had a 1930’s charm... more »
vivano310439
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Trip type:
Family
RS Hotel NYC
Jul 17, 2019
The hotel is perfectly located for tourists who want easy, on foot access to most sights in Manhattan. It is a short walk from the park, Times Square, and landmarks... more »
Barbara M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Family
Excellent location and service!
Jul 11, 2019
As a family of 4 we stayed here June 2019.We had a junior suite-which was absolutely perfect for us.Very comfortable.Lovely big bedroom.Sitting room and well equipped kitchen-coffee machine microwave fridge.Air... more »
aur0rab0realis2019
Trip type:
Solo travel
Super friendly staff and nice welcoming atmosphere
Jul 9, 2019
Charming hotel with a lot of character. Very friendly staff always ready to help with a smile! Nice welcoming atmosphere. Nice location. Loved my stay in NY and definitely looking... 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
  • 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 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

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 24.1% 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.