Based on 287 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near 5th Avenue

City center stay

Your stay at this Midtown hotel places you within 6 miles (10 km) of Madison Square Garden and Empire State Building. New York University and Macy's are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Renovated in 2017

A nightclub, 5 restaurants, and a 24-hour fitness center are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free WiFi. A grocery/convenience store, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Free WiFi, Smart TVs

The 395 guestrooms feature free WiFi, Smart TVs with digital channels, and thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers. Other amenities include room service, free bottled water, and hair dryers.

Cozy

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$185 per night

Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Gallery Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Big King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

There are 5 restaurants on site, along with a grocery/convenience store. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A nightclub, a 24-hour fitness center, and an arcade/game room are also featured at Freehand New York. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. A complete renovation of Freehand New York was completed in December 2017. This 4-star New York hotel is smoke free.

  • 395 guestrooms or units
  • 5 dining venues
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Convenience store
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) (27.6 km / 17.1 mi)
  • Train station: New York 23rd St. Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Freehand New York offers 395 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Smart televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Smart television
  • Digital channels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Simon and the Whale - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Studio - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Smile to Go - This Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

GW Bar - This cocktail bar serves light fare only.

Broken Shaker - This rooftop bar serves brunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 26.13 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

You should know

  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.