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Freehand New York

23 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010, United States
+1 212 475 1920

Cheapest
rate per night

8.7

Excellent
based on 3,332 reviews
Freehand New York - New York, NY, United States
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 2.3 km
Location rating 9.6

Rooms

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Superior rooms

$503+

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Standard rooms

$400+

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$400 per night

Queen rooms

$278+

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$315 per night
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$362 per night
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$367 per night
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$400 per night
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$527 per night

Deluxe rooms

$273+

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$345 per night
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$354 per night

Double rooms

$287+

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Reviews

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  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.0

    good selection and the food was excellent.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    10.0

    The ambiance, easy going and young.......

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.6

    Great location, great staff, nice bar, cool rooms. Love the decor. For NYC, very good value for your money.

    Lots of noise from Lexington Ave (we were on the 4th floor). Elevators don't work super well with the room cards.

  • Good
    Sep 2019
    7.5

    Thank yoy. It was great.

    No Brekfast and nothing aroud was open ? This has to be better.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.6

    staff, restaurants, location, natural light. The staff heard that it was my wife's birthday and they sent up a happy birthday note with chocolate. It made my wife (and I) smile!

    No view out my window (alley), size of bedroom small but bathroom good/no bath, television locations sideways to bed. Knowing that they had other rooms available from looking online the day of, I requested an upgrade to a King or larger room. I had made a non-refundable reservation in advance. After the desk clerk scrolled through availability for what seemed like 5 minutes he offered a King for another $50 per night. I kept the queen.

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About

Overview

Featuring a balance of homey comfort and modern art-inspired architecture, Freehand New York offers an experience that is both welcoming and stimulating to the senses. The rooming options vary widely for a mix of needs. There are rooms with king beds, queen beds, and even setups for three people or a bunk bed arrangement. There are also suites featuring comfortably-sized living areas.

The food and beverage options suit just as a wide a variety of needs. The Broken Shaker throws guests back to a time when bars were simple, offered delicious food and were filled with local artistic flare. The signature and artisan cocktails give guests a tasting experience as unique as the laid back ambience. Simon and the Whale offers a tasting experience of similar scale, but with an even more distinguished setting. As artful as the area in which it sits, it offers diners quality wooden furniture amidst subtly golden lighting to set the right mood for the perfect meal.

Guests have the option of visiting The Shoppe as well. Here, they can grab last minute necessities, forgotten tidbits they may have left behind, or a quick drink or snack, not to mention some cool American style goodies packed with inspirational local flare.

The Freehand Fellowship ensures the connection between the hotel and the artistic inspiration of local Bard College students. The guest rooms and public spaces are graced with the unique expressions of the students, giving them an outlet and guests of the hotel a completely different experience.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.7 Excellent

based on 3,332 reviews

9.6

Location

9.4

Wellness

5.2

Breakfast

4.2

Comfort

Things to know

  • Stylish hotel
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Beautiful architecture

Check in

16:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Disabled access
Internet
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Room service
Game room
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Parking
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Night club
Safe
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Lift
ATM on-site
Hairdryer
Wedding services
Linens
Towels
Laundry facilities

FAQs when booking at Freehand New York

What amenities does the Freehand New York provide for guests with pets?
Pets are very welcome at this hotel, and items such as food bowls and beds can be borrowed (subject to availability) for those who have forgotten to bring them along. The front desk can also help with lists of pet-friendly restaurants and local dog parks within walking distance of the hotel.
Is it possible to arrange early check-in at the Freehand New York?
While early check-in requests cannot be guaranteed, guests are more than welcome to arrive early and enquire as to the availability of their room – if it’s ready, you’ll be given the key. For those who need to wait, luggage storage is available while you enjoy a drink in one of the hotel’s bars or restaurants.
What is the best way to get from the airport to the Freehand New York?
Both public transport and private transfer options are available from all New York airports, with LaGuardia Airport being the closest and most inexpensive. The journey via R Train costs $2.75 and will drop you off at 23rd Street Station, from where it is a short walk down the street to the hotel. Travelling by public transport from John F. Kennedy Airport or Newark Liberty International, you will need to take the AirTrain to Penn Station and then complete the journey by taxi or rideshare services. Taking a cab from LaGuardia Airport to the hotel can take as little as 20m in clear traffic, costing around $45. From the other airports, expect to pay approximately $65-75 for a taxi and travel for around 40m.
Does the Freehand New York host any special events?
There is always plenty going on at the hotel, from regular scheduled events to one-off pop-ups. Happy Hours are a daily occurrence, and every month sees a neighborhood dining experience hosted with partners from across the community. Other regular experiences include DJ sets, music nights, and the ever-popular "drunk yoga" sessions (involving a yoga class with wine). There are also regular workshops covering topics as diverse as spirituality and zine-making.
What kind of fitness equipment is available in the gym at the Freehand New York?
The 24h gym offers a range of fitness equipment that guests can use to keep up their usual exercise routine. Cardio machines and a cable machine, free weights and Peloton bikes are all available.
What accessibility features does the Freehand New York provide?
Guests requiring an accessible room can choose from several different categories at this hotel, including three-person rooms and suites. All public spaces are accessible and dedicated rooms feature amenities like bathroom grab bars, roll-in showers with chairs, audible emergency alarms, closed-caption TVs, accessible vanities and lowered light switches.
Does the Freehand New York offer a grab-and-go breakfast option?
Guests who are on the run first thing can opt to take breakfast from Smile To Go, the hotel’s coffee shop. Sandwiches, cookies and pastries, coffees, juices and breakfast items like granola can all be ordered to eat quickly or take with you as you explore the city. (Prices checked 21/05/19).

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Empire State Building 1 km
  • Bryant Park 1.5 km
  • New York Public Library 1.5 km
  • Grand Central Terminal 1.5 km
  • Washington Square Park 1.6 km
  • High Line 1.9 km

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