Aloft Harlem

Harlem Hip Hotel
Aloft Harlem #261 of 511 hotels in New York City #261 of 511 hotels in New York City
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2296 Frederick Douglass Boulevard New York, NY 10027

Why we like it

  • W XYZ bar serves delicious custom cocktails and hosts up-and-coming artists
  • Rooms are spacious and well-appointed, decorated with splashes of color
  • Boasts being a green hotel with energy-efficient lights, recycle bins throughout, and more
  • Rooms come with free bottles of water, an underrated but wonderful amenity
  • Re:fuel, on-site, offers grab & go meals 24/7

What you need to know

  • Rooms have a keyless entry, some like it, others don't
  • Decorated with local art through the Art in FLUX program
  • Don't let the Harlem stigma lead you astray, this hotel is in a safe area
  • Valet parking only, available for $45 or $55

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


Situated within walking distance of Columbia University, this old-town Harlem hotel is surrounded by local and chain restaurants. Walk less than a half mile to the W 125 St subway station to explore the larger Manhattan area via the trains.

Property Amenities


  • Fitness facilities
  • Billiards or pool table

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)

Property services

  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in common areas
  • ATM/banking
  • Tours/ticket assistance

Business services

  • 24-hour business center


  • Valet parking (surcharge)

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • iPod docking station
  • Pay movies
  • Video-game console
  • Free dial-up Internet access
  • Plasma TV


  • Daily housekeeping


  • Hair dryer

Bedding and linens

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillowtop mattress


Aloft Harlem

817 Reviews #261 of 511 hotels in New York City

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Recent Reviews

V7238ECanthonyb wrote a review on March 08, 2020 Elon, North Carolina
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Great Hotel Near Columbia University-NYC!

The Aloft Harlem is a great trendy boutique hotel. The staff was awesome- extremely helpful, professional, and personable. The front desk staff offered great suggestions for dining, entertainment...
eileen457 wrote a review on February 28, 2020 Raleigh, North Carolina
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Great Service!

We had the opportunity to stay at the Aloft! Naja at the front desk was so helpful and attentive! Please give her our thanks! It was our first time at this hotel but will not be our last. Naja...
mamatravels2019 wrote a review on February 11, 2020 Silver Spring, Maryland
Trip Type: Family

Very Accommodating

Reserved 2 Queen room, only to find out upon arrival that my room flooded and they were giving me two separate rooms you make up for this. I only wish they were adjoining took, but none were...


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