Gatsby Hotel

Lower Manhattan Hip Hotel
Gatsby Hotel #344 of 508 hotels in New York City #344 of 508 hotels in New York City
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135 E Houston St New York, NY 10002

Why we like it

  • Simple and quaint, this no-frills hotel offers the standard basic amenities
  • Enjoy room service from the Mezetto Restaurant, the Italian restaurant down the street
  • Rooms are small but comfortable
  • Fuel your adventures with free coffee in the rooms

What you need to know

  • Some travelers have complained about a lack of outlets in the room
  • The amenities are basic, some like this, others don't
  • The lobby and common areas are small, making it more ideal for small groups or individual travelers
  • Located above a Knish deli, be sure to try the delicious pastry it's named after

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


Across the street from Sara D. Roosevelt Park, this hotel is surrounded by a variety of cuisine from the Knish Bakery to Italian restaurants to a ramen shop. There is a subway station, 2 Avenue Station, across the street, which is serviced by lines that connect to Brooklyn and the south side of Central Park.

Property Amenities

Business services

  • Business center

Property services

  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke-free property
  • ATM/banking
  • Tours/ticket assistance


  • Offsite parking discounted rates available

In-Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Premium TV channels


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


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service

Bedding and linens

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress


Gatsby Hotel

172 Reviews #344 of 508 hotels in New York City

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Recent Reviews

Alexanonyc33 wrote a review on September 24, 2020
Trip Type: Couples

Incredible staff, best I've encountered in NYC

After staying in several hotels over 3 weeks due to a fire in my apartment, staff at the Gatsby were the ONLY staff who made me feel welcome. Literally. I was greeted by the manager, Angela, upon...
augustusstone wrote a review on August 27, 2020
Trip Type: Solo travel


I've stayed at a few hotels in Manhattan over the past few months and the Gatsby is my favorite. It's got everything. Location, comfort, views, cleanliness, and a most accommodating staff. Easily...
krowtrack wrote a review on August 23, 2020 Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Trip Type: Business

Great value and location

Clean and safe. The location is perfect to find restaurants in both the LES and East Village. If you drive in, it’s fairly easy to find street parking on the weekends. Or, if you want to stay in the...


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