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The Watson Hotel

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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good45%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

This was an incredible find for midtown. The rates I paid for my stay during the holidays were fantastic and the location was great. While the hotel is a bit dated, the hotel was clean and done up for the holidays and the staff were...More

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Response from Jasmin O, Front Office Manager at The Watson HotelResponded 24 February 2014

Dear thatoneguyinwa Thank you very much for sharing how comfortable the Holiday Inn Midtown staff made you feel upon arrival and during your stay. We are thrilled to hear that your stay was wonderful due to the service provided along with the cleanliness of the...More

Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

Perfect location. Easily walking distance to Times Square, Central Park, times warner centre & Tiffanys!!!! Hotel is nice and clean. Staff are lovely, friendly and helpful. Wifi in the North Tower is slightly hit and miss. Breakfast was really good - go for the buffet....More

Thank Jen20
Response from Jasmin O, Front Office Manager at The Watson HotelResponded 25 February 2014

Dear Jen20 Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review of the Holiday Inn Midtown. We are thrilled your stay with us was an overall great experience due to our hotel cleanliness and friendly helpful staff, we truly thank you for mentioning...More

Reviewed 20 February 2014

I've stayed here several times in the past few years and always get the impression that the staff has the guests' best interests at heart. This time I watched one of the bellmen size up the situation and station himself by the elevators to do...More

1  Thank palekh
Response from Jasmin O, Front Office Manager at The Watson HotelResponded 25 February 2014

Dear palekh Thank you very much for sharing your feedback and for being a frequent guest at the Holiday Inn Midtown. We are extremely happy to hear that your overall stay is excellent due to the service provided by the staff and even more so...More

Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

One night stay for a late night cabaret show. Had a spacious corner King room. Clean and comfortable. As an IHG Platinum Member, had a complimentary drink at the bar-very nice space. Staff was friendly and walk back from show in 7 minutes. Home run.More

2  Thank Brooklyntraveling
Response from Jasmin O, Front Office Manager at The Watson HotelResponded 21 February 2014

Dear Brooklyntraveling Thank you for your great review, we greatly appreciate you taking the time to write your pleasant experience. Thank you for sharing the accommodation provided was comfortable, clean, and that our staff is friendly. We really enjoy hearing your overall stay was a...More

Reviewed 18 February 2014

The Holiday Inn Midtown had the most spacious, comfortable room I have ever experienced in a Manhattan stay. It was ideally located, very central, and had a fantastic garage right next to the hotel. CBS Studios were just up the street and i really enjoyed...More

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Response from Jasmin O, Front Office Manager at The Watson HotelResponded 19 February 2014

Dear TundrainRoma Thank you for writing your review of your recent experience, it is such a great Joy to hear your stay with us was overall pleasant. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the accommodations and service provided. Thank you for choosing to...More

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Room Service
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$91 - US$418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$91 - US$418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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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
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smile_again2016
19 January 2018|
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Response from Teresa H | Reviewed this property |
The #1 subway is nearby at Columbus Circle. It will take you north/south. We rode the Amtrak train to New York. It arrived at Penn Station. Then we switched to the subway and rode the #1 to Columbus Circle. The hotel is... More
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Anne-Marie R
3 January 2018|
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Response from cmacNYC | Reviewed this property |
The Watson is a pool scam. Check out time is at noon and the pool opens at 11 AM. The "Pool Police" warn you upon entering when they demand your room number, name and key that if you dare stay past noon you will be charged... More
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Robin H
15 December 2017|
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"Get a Deluxe Corner Room rather than a Standard Double"
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"Corner room high floor, Tower A overlooking 57th Street"
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"Go for Tower A, nice 57th street view and closer elevators."
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"the sirens hit every room, whether you are on 57th or 56th street, unfortunately."
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