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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11/11/2019 - 11/12/2019
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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

96/100
606 reviews

"Great location. Close to public transport and the train." Centrally located, near restaurants, bars, and shopping. Fairly accessible by car with easy parking.

Value

91/100
188 reviews

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

Service

91/100
544 reviews

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

WiFi

88/100
36 reviews

"Fast and cheap WiFi. Average wifi quality."

Wellness

82/100
8 reviews

"Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

Breakfast

73/100
145 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Room

71/100
746 reviews

"Wonderful beds and views in big but old rooms." A/C and furnishings are subpar, but rooms are decently clean with okay kitchenettes. Smaller bathrooms, with poorly rated maintenance and minibars. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

54/100
350 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 83/100 based on reviews from families.

"Accessible parking. Train station is close."

Service

95/100
84 reviews

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

Location

95/100
88 reviews

"Great location near shopping and public transport."

Value

92/100
28 reviews

"Best value for money."

WiFi

80/100
6 reviews

"Good internet service."

Breakfast

74/100
24 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

68/100
121 reviews

"Outdated rooms with poor furniture in need of maintenance." Spacious rooms but small bathrooms and substandard A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

52/100
52 reviews

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

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Comfortable beds."

Location

94/100
29 reviews

"Great location."

Service

91/100
19 reviews

"Friendly service."

Value

89/100
10 reviews

"Best value for money."

Room

67/100
32 reviews

"Rooms are large and mostly clean, with great beds." Rooms are lacking in maintenance, with subpar A/C and furnishing.

Comfort

64/100
18 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Breakfast

63/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Vibe

45/100
17 reviews

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

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Tasty breakfast."

Location

94/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Value

92/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

90/100
17 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

72/100
18 reviews

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

Room

71/100
24 reviews

"Rooms are poorly-maintained, but big with comfortable beds."

Breakfast

68/100
6 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Vibe

42/100
11 reviews

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

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Beautiful architecture. Stylish hotel."

Location

97/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Service

88/100
7 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

65/100
13 reviews

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

Room

58/100
19 reviews

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

Vibe

44/100
9 reviews

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

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Room

58/100
10 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

42/100
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

95/100
16 reviews

"Great location."

Service

92/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

67/100
13 reviews

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

Room

66/100
18 reviews

"Big, decent rooms."

Vibe

43/100
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."

Location

97/100
422 reviews

"Great location." Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping. Close to public transport and the train.

Value

94/100
124 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices."

Service

92/100
407 reviews

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

WiFi

86/100
23 reviews

"Good internet service. Average wifi quality."

Wellness

78/100
5 reviews

"Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

Breakfast

75/100
84 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

Room

72/100
518 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 but relatively clean bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

71/100
303 reviews

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

Vibe

60/100
239 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.

"Great shopping. Clean hotel facilities."

Location

98/100
55 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

94/100
67 reviews

"Nice reception with friendly service and standard housekeeping."

Value

92/100
16 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

77/100
12 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

65/100
72 reviews

"Fairly clean rooms, but old with inadequate A/C and furniture." Large but poorly maintained rooms and bathrooms, with great beds. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

55/100
35 reviews

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

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Comfortable beds. Great location."

Location

94/100
23 reviews

"Great location."

Value

92/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

91/100
15 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

68/100
23 reviews

"Rooms are standard overall, but very spacious with comfortable beds." Poorly maintained rooms with low quality furniture.

Comfort

66/100
12 reviews

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

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Good internet service. Tasty breakfast."

Location

96/100
11 reviews

"Great location."

Value

92/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

90/100
16 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

73/100
15 reviews

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

Breakfast

68/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Room

68/100
21 reviews

"Poorly maintained, so-so rooms. Comfortable beds in spacious rooms."

Vibe

42/100
11 reviews

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

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Terrific location."

Location

96/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

63/100
8 reviews

"Fairly comfortable, yet noisy rooms with poor A/C."

Room

61/100
13 reviews

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

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

94/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Comfort

66/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

59/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

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

97/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Service

90/100
15 reviews

"Friendly service."

Comfort

66/100
15 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Room

61/100
24 reviews

"OK rooms, though old with poor bathrooms." Comfortable beds in spacious rooms.

Vibe

46/100
13 reviews

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

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

95/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Value

90/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

74/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

70/100
9 reviews

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

Room

64/100
14 reviews

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

Vibe

48/100
7 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

Amenities

46/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

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
22 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport."

Service

89/100
15 reviews

"Service is friendly, but so-so housekeeping."

Room

67/100
24 reviews

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

Comfort

66/100
18 reviews

"Decently comfortable, spacious rooms with great beds."

Vibe

42/100
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."

Location

95/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Service

87/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

71/100
7 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

68/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

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

Location

97/100
35 reviews

"Great location. Good shopping and sightseeing."

Service

92/100
25 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

Value

89/100
22 reviews

"Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices."

Breakfast

80/100
26 reviews

"Great and affordable breakfast."

WiFi

79/100
6 reviews

"Good internet service."

Room

74/100
41 reviews

"Comfortable beds in spacious rooms." Old, poorly-maintained rooms with deficient furniture and bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Vibe

49/100
29 reviews

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

Amenities

48/100
17 reviews

"Great entrance area, but outdated facilities."

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great room. Great location."

Location

97/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

77/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Room

69/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

47/100
5 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."

Location

93/100
50 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing."

Service

92/100
43 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Value

91/100
14 reviews

"Best value for money."

Room

69/100
55 reviews

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

Breakfast

67/100
7 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Vibe

41/100
25 reviews

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

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from families.

"Terrific location. World class service."

Location

94/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Service

91/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

66/100
8 reviews

"Comfortable."

Room

62/100
13 reviews

"Room is all right."

Vibe

38/100
5 reviews

"Vibe is not too good."

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Customer Reviews of The Roger Smith Hotel

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Rooms
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Excellent
1296
Very Good
903
Average
291
Poor
110
Terrible
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Recent Reviews:
Cisse75
Helsinki, Finland
Good value for money!
Nov 8, 2019
The rooms are clean and comfortable. Location is very good - just a few blocks away from Times square and that's enough to get away from the hassle. Friendly staff... more »
Ellen F
Middlebury, Vermont
Trip type:
Business
Back again and better than before
Nov 1, 2019
They keep adding small touches that make it even better. I really like the new residence lounge on the Mezzanine level. I met with a friend there after a meeting... more »
LiliRueda
Bogota, Colombia
Trip type:
Solo travel
Beautiful Rooms
Oct 30, 2019
The hotel itself is old, however the rooms inside are very clean and beautiful. I felt really comfortable and location was great!!! Lex and 47. Close to grand central station... more »
RJA95
Trip type:
Business
Excellent Conference and Alumni Space!
Oct 30, 2019
The Roger Smith consistently support the Keewaydin Foundation with a fantastic staff and excellent space for our board meeting, and annual alumni event. They seamlessly host our board of 18... more »
Rhea_74
London, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Business
One of the biggest rooms I've stayed in in NYC
Oct 25, 2019
It's normal to be squeezed into a small space in NYC, but this was a huge space. Very cosy. Lovely toiletries. Staff were extremely accommodating and friendly. Central location. Close... 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 business center, 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)
  • Business center
  • 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 35 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.