W New York-Union Square

Union Square Luxury Hotel
W New York-Union Square #279 of 513 hotels in New York City #279 of 513 hotels in New York City
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201 Park Ave S New York, NY 10003

Why we like it

  • Housed in the 1911 Beaux-Arts Guardian Life building, it's an iconic part of the New York skyline
  • The decor is contemporary and the rooms are well-appointed
  • Get a lavish cocktail or small bite to eat at The Living Room, the on-site bar
  • Take a rejuvenating shower with Bliss bath products
  • The Whatever/Whenever service promises guests the ability to create their own experience, no matter how crazy

What you need to know

  • Rooms have SPG Keyless entry, all you need is your phone
  • Accommodations are a decent size and you can choose from multiple room size options
  • Though there is no spa on-site, you can order in-room spa treatments
  • The 1,500 square-foot gym is convenient for getting your workout in

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


Located catty-corner from Union Square Park and the Greenmarket, this hotel is surrounded by the local restaurants, bars, and shops of Gramercy Park, Greenwich Village, and Union Square. Easily hop on the subway at the 14th Street- Union Square Station to access all New York City has to offer.

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Pets allowed
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Conference space
  • Tours/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Wedding services
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)


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

Shuttles and transportation

  • Limo or Town Car service available


  • 24-hour fitness facilities

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Partially open bathroom

Media and electronics

  • DVD player
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Cable TV service
  • Pay movies
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Phone


  • Free newspaper
  • Daily housekeeping


  • Separate bath and shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedding and linens

  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Minibar


W New York-Union Square

1,667 Reviews #279 of 513 hotels in New York City

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Recent Reviews

sjm4oh1 wrote a review on April 05, 2021 Boca Raton, Florida
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Fantastic location

This was our first stay at the W New York Union Square. I don’t know if the reduced staff is pandemically related. It is noteworthy that there is no doorman and no one to help with luggage. I was...
somsam18 wrote a review on March 03, 2021 Washington DC, District of Columbia
Trip Type: Family

Terrible experience

I stay overnight with my children. The rooms are average and there was zero service as it was Covid times but I & my daughter had a terrible experience in the elevator with another guest who was...
P6828OBdougm wrote a review on February 28, 2021
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Getting dated

Been here numerous times. Location is great but hotel rooms are in need of updating. Their age is showing. Also frustrating as Platinum that I never seem to be able to get upgraded at this hotel...


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