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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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Reviewed 7 June 2013

I just got back from NYC and stayed at the Washington Jefferson for the first time. The location and price were the main reason I booked. You can't beat being just a couple blocks off Times Square and conveniently located near the subway. I was pleasantly surprised by the size of the room - honestly, it's NYC so EVERY hotel... More 

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new england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Let’s start with the good. It is in a great location near Times Square and the Theater District. The front desk staff was very pleasant and helpful. Our smoke detector was beeping. After being reported to the front desk it was replaced within 5 minutes. Check out time is noon, which gave us some extra time. They did hold out... More 

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wjhotel, Director of Sales at Washington Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RLMOM65, Thank you very much for your review, and for your stay at the WJ Hotel. We are happy to hear that your found our staff to be pleasant ,helpful, and also that you considered our location to be very convenient central. We do offer a number of different room categories, from the Petite to Deluxe and Junior Suites,... More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2013

After staying at the W-J in January 2012 on a business trip, I happily returned in January 2013 for a second visit. Big mistake! It was pretty basic, no frills, on my first trip, so I thought I knew what to expect, but now the management seems to be really cutting corners. My room was the cheapest option, a single... More 

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wjhotel, Director of Sales at Washington Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vonschwind, Thank you for your stay, and also for sharing with us your experience at the WJ Hotel. We are really sorry not meeting your expectations, and we would like to apologize for your fitness center experience. We realize how important it is to get a daily dose of exercise, especially on a business trip, and we share your... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Stayed there with a friend for a week during end of march. we got a very clean room and a big bed which was roomy enough for the both of us. the shower was clean and tidy every day with new towels and hot water. the cosirege was lovely and helpful. we had such a good time there that we... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Stayed at this hotel in September 2009. The rooms were small but I believe this is standard in NY. The rooms were clean. The biggest problem we had was that the staff were really rude and unaccommodating. Our room was not the same as we had reserved and they basically said take it or leave it.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

Got the WJ on Hotwire for around $200 per night and would not pay any more. The location is fantastic for theater, dinning, Times Square etc. The building is an old converted apartment building with 1 elevator serving 6 floors. We were on 3 so ended up taking the stairs most of the time. The rooms are tiny - even... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 12 May 2013

This is the second time I've stayed here for business, each trip about a week. The location on 51st between 8/9 can't be beat for access to public transit, cabs, walking, restaurants, etc. The bathrooms are good with great products and showers--be careful: the showers easily flood the bathroom, so remember to turn the shower head away from the door.... More 

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Jaca, Aragon, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2013

This hotel is in a convenient location for anyone who needs to get downtown (the village and Wall St), across town (upper east side) or uptown (Upper west side). The rooms are really small and pokey. The building l and interiors look old, and in need of some refurbishment. I heard some weird banging noise on the radiators every now... More 

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essex uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Fantastic hotel for tourists, on the small side but then this didnt bother us as we spent most of the time exploring NY. We stayed for 7 nights and found it very clean, free wi-fi, excellent service and great location. Would recommend to anyone who wants to be in the centre without the huge prices of other hotels. Would definately... More 

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2013

The lobby is very nice and clean, great and helpful staff. Elevator is small but that's no problem at all. Our room was on the 6th floor, standard double bed, very small but nice and cozy. Free internet, tv, safe and small gym. Housekeeping everyday, clean towels. Good value and close to Times Square. We will be back!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Everyone has a New York story. What will be yours?The Washington Jefferson Hotel beckons with comfortable, unpretentious accommodations, a warm staff and an exceptional, customer-oriented experience. Stay in one of our 135 rooms and suites equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access, Frette linens and towels, iPod docking stations, a daily copy of The New York Times, luxury bathroom amenities and flat-screen HDTVs.Discover an NYC boutique hotel that is both pleasantly tucked away and yet right in the middle of the action. The WJ is one of the most conveniently located hotels near Times Square, just steps from the best of Broadway shows and musicals, as well as Restaurant Row, Central Park, Rockefeller Center and various other attractions. Whether you are here to make big business deals or gaze upon the city’s legendary sights, the WJ Hotel is here to help write your ideal New York story. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Washington Jefferson Hotel

Address: 318 West 51st Street, New York City, NY 10019
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Hell's Kitchen , Manhattan
Price Range: RM558 - RM2,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Washington Jefferson Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Hotel Washington Jefferson
Washington Jefferson Hotel New York
Washington Jefferson New York City
Hotel Style:
#182 Business Hotel in New York City
#213 Family Hotel in New York City
#214 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“Nice street view with trees in front but sometimes a little noisy.”
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“Air conditioners are set in windows and can be noisy. Bring earplugs! We slept great.”
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“We stayed on 6th floor- I suggest asking for room with windows that do not face the main street”
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