Hotel Mela

Times Square/Theater District Budget Hotel
Hotel Mela #273 of 513 hotels in New York City #273 of 513 hotels in New York City
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120 W 44th St New York, NY 10036

Why we like it

  • Features French cuisine at their buzzworthy bistro, Saju
  • Their gastro pub, The Long Room, offers over 50 brews plus oyster specials
  • Plush towels, robes, and slippers give a touch of luxury
  • Complimentary Pure spa products make you feel like a VIP
  • Escape city noise in well-soundproofed rooms

What you need to know

  • Enjoy incredible views of the square from many units
  • Deluxe and executive rooms are the most spacious
  • We recommend breakfast at the bistro if you had to choose just one on-location meal
  • Go ahead and pack that extra pair of shoes, there's plenty of closet space
  • Rare on-site parking, without prior reservation, lets you bring your own car

Popular NYC Features

Walk to Times Square Walk to Central Park Free Breakfast On-site Restaurant On-site Bar Free WiFi Rooftop Bar Smoke Free


A stone's throw from Times Square's world-famous lights and attractions. Eateries of all kinds, theaters, both historic and cutting edge, plus hundreds of storefronts, are within easy walking distance. The 42 St & Bryant Park subway station is just a block away for further New York adventures.

  • Distance to Times Square: 0.1 mile
  • Distance to Central Park: 1.5 mile

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • ATM/banking
  • Tours/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center
  • One meeting room

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)


  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)


  • 24-hour fitness facilities

In-Room Amenities


  • Turndown service
  • Daily housekeeping


  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Private bathroom
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Media and electronics

  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • LCD TV


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Shower/tub combination

Bedding and linens

  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding


Hotel Mela

5,315 Reviews #273 of 513 hotels in New York City

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Recent Reviews

AntonioR1978 wrote a review on February 13, 2021 Mexico City, Mexico
Trip Type: Family

Could be better

The location is very good, but not the best, the general state of the hotel could and should be improved since is a really old building with not the best mainteinance. Rooms are small, and could use...
Clifton60 wrote a review on August 16, 2020 Port Lincoln, Australia
Trip Type: Solo travel

Great Value

I stayed at the Mela from Jan 28 to Feb 8th 2020 for 11 nights and I found it very tidy and friendly. I was surprised at the price it was great value right in times square great friendly management...
michael g wrote a review on May 25, 2020 London, United Kingdom
Trip Type: Business

great place in central manhattan

stayed here again just a few weeks before shut down its really agreat place got a single room although small its clean and has got everything one needs also great computer check in and out plus a...


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