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Hotel Mela

TripAdvisorUS$131*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Where do we begin?! Very nice hotel with personal touches. We have stayed here before. The best thing about Hotel Mela is JP (John Paul), the Concierge, at Hotel Mela! He was knowledgeable, kind & very helpful. He simply went the extra mile. You ask a question, JP gets the answer. He's nicely dressed, professional and always had a smile...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice hotel, wonderful staff, great location right in the theater district. Found it through Groupon. The concierge was exceptionally helpful and accommodating making my departure much easier than it would've been. It was perfect.

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your recent stay at Hotel Mela, we're thrilled that you chose to stay with us over the many, many hotels in the Times Square neighborhood. In addition, thank you for taking the time to share your very positive experience with us and the online community. We are very pleased that you found our staff to be...

Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would not recommend this hotel to anyone who wanted to stay in the Times Square area. There a much nicer hotels at the same price point. I've stayed at a fair number of hotels in Times Square and this one is on my "never again" list because you don't get what you would expect for the price. The room...

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello, Please accept our sincere apology for managing to fall far below meeting your expectations. Our goal is to exceed all guest expectations and clearly this was not the case based on your feedback and experience. We are sorry that you did not enjoy the Facility Fee, which includes access to the 24/7 Fitness Center, Wifi, coffee and apples in...

El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed staying at Hotel Mela. The room was quiet, clean and hotel staff was very courteous. The location is ideal a very short walk to Times Square. Our room was spacious for NYC and the bed was comfortable. Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay for a reasonable price.

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your recent stay at Hotel Mela and for taking the time to share your experience with the online community. We are thrilled that we provided a PERFECT experience and exceeded your expectations in all areas. We are very pleased that you found the cleanliness was up to your standards. Our team works very hard...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It is a few steps from Times Square. The hotel is great, and they offer free apples at reception. The rooms are beautiful however a bit squeezed, which is a norm in New York. We felt very safe too. I would stay here again if I have to.

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hi there Josephine, thank you for your recent stay at Hotel Mela, we're thrilled that you chose to stay with us over the many, many hotels in the Times Square neighborhood. In addition, thank you for taking the time to share your very positive experience with us and the online community. We do look forward to welcoming you back to...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for four days in May 2017. We got a slightly bigger room than the cheapest you can get because we really wanted a king bed. Room was clean, nicely decorated/furnished, looked new and was spacious enough - we did not feel crowded at all. Bathroom was a bit on the small side, but very clean and we have no...

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your recent stay at Hotel Mela, we're thrilled that you chose to stay with us over the many, many hotels in the Times Square neighborhood. In addition, thank you for taking the time to share your very positive experience with us and the online community. We are very pleased that you found the cleanliness was up...

Shallotte
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was close to the theater and seemed reasonably priced for New York. It was booked as part of a package which was offered by a travel agency. Our room was quite small but It was clean, and the bed was comfortable; the bathroom was clean and the toiletries adequate. We asked at the concierge's station about the business...

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello Eugene, please accept our sincere apology for managing to fall far below meeting your expectations. Our goal is to exceed all guest expectations and clearly this was not the case based on your feedback and experience. We would kindly request that you do reconsider staying with Hotel Mela in the future and we will ensure your next experience with...

Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mela has a great location, just down the block from Times Square. The staff was courteous, our room was clean, the bed was very comfortable, and we slept well. We have traveled to NYC more than half a dozen times in the last 15 years (we enjoy the Broadway shows, and usually hunt out a few things we haven't done...

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your recent stay at Hotel Mela, we're thrilled that you chose to stay with us over the many, many hotels in the Times Square neighborhood. In addition, thank you for taking the time to share your very positive experience with us and the online community. We are very pleased that you found the cleanliness was up...

London, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently booked this hotel through Priceline for two rooms for May 18th-21st. When I received my confirmation of our room, it did not indicate the bed sizes so I called the hotel to ensure we got a King bed. The woman I spoke to said it was a Queen that was booked even though you are not able to...

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Please accept our apology for managing to ever-so-slightly meet your expectations. Our goal is to exceed all guest expectations and clearly this was not the case based on your feedback and experience. We would kindly request that you do consider staying with Hotel Mela in the future and we will ensure your next experience with us is far different and...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights and had two rooms. The hotel location is great. Short walk to Times Square, Empire State, theaters, and other places. The hotel charges $30 for Wifi, the gym( think a small room with a few pieces of equipment) and I guess the sad coffee and small apples in the morning offered to guests. This...

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nvashishta, Front Office Manager at Hotel Mela, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks so much for your recent stay at Hotel Mela and for sharing your experience with the online community. While we would have loved to receive your feedback and learning about a very good and/or perfect experience, we do understand that shortfalls made your experience only average. We are sorry that you did not enjoy the Facility Fee, which...

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Mela

Address: 120 West 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-4050
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Times Square / Theater District , Manhattan
Price Range: RM783 - RM1,660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Mela 4*
Number of rooms: 233
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Also Known As:
Mela Hotel New York City
Hotel Mela New York
Hotel Style:
#105 Family Hotel in New York City
#166 Business Hotel in New York City
#169 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#175 Luxury Hotel in New York City
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“The room I stayed in was VERY small.”
holly296, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“At the time we booked our room we called the hotel and they gave us an upgrade to a king size bed”
990wendyj, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a street-side room if you like light and don't mind noise, interior room if you prefer a dark, quiet, almost tomb-like atmosphere.”
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“There are no "good views." You are looking a brick wall regardless of how high you go.”
LloydS775, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“go to the higher floors, as rooms there are (slightly) less noisy”
pjm_pt, 11 May 2017 | Read review
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