4.3 out of 5

"When we arrived (Friday afternoon), staff was friendly and ready to help. Our room was ready, and we got our keys and subway maps to help us navigate ... " More

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Hotel Description

At Hotel Newton you'll be 1.7 km (1 mi) from Central Park and 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Columbia University. Highlights at this hotel include a 24-hour business center and a kids' club.

All 108 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy WiFi, in-room childcare, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service make in-room dining convenient. Additionally, hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are available.

This smoke-free hotel offers concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station. Added amenities include WiFi in public areas, multilingual staff, and a porter/bellhop. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of airport drop-off service.

Attractions within a 30-minute walk of this 3-star Upper West Side hotel include Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hotel Newton ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5

Within walking distance of metro!!

Location: Metro is across the street. Central Park a few blocks away. Little Italy pizza is a must!!
When we arrived (Friday afternoon), staff was friendly and ready to help. Our room was ready, and we got our keys and subway maps to help us navigate the city. Our room was nicely made up, clean and fairly spacious considering we're in NYC. Also came with a small fridge and microwave which was really useful during our trip to hold leftovers or heat up midnight snacks. The hotel was also right across the street from the metro which was very convenient. Only real complaint I have is the elevator--it was slow, there's only one, and we were on the 7th floor so lots of stairs to climb after a long day of hiking around the city.

Posted by , from California on Jul 7, 2016

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4 out of 5

Close to Subway Station and many places to eat

Excellent room service, alway clean. Staff friendly and appropiate room space not as small as many others. Location is perfect to commute to manhattan dowtown, Subway station accross the street. Love the area, nice and not so crowded as dowtown. Many options to eat near!!

Posted by , from New York on Jun 20, 2016

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5 out of 5

Convenient to subway and reasonably priced

The hotel is located next to a subway which adds to the safety assurance when arriving back to the hotel late at night. The room was very clean and the bathroom sparkled, though it looks like the grout is ready to be replaced around the tub...it was discolored and cracking in spots. Our room had a back view of a water tower. I don't consider it a mark against the hotel as not all rooms can have million dollar views. We were there to sleep and wash up. The desk people were exceedingly polite and helpful. My only regret was I did not have cash to leave the maid a tip, and I could not add it to my bill at the desk. The room was a tad bit warm, not uncomfortable, but in our house, the heat is turned down at night, so I am used to it being cooler. Overall, I was very happy with my room and stay. I will stay there again when visiting the city overnight.

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015

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4 out of 5

Uptown stay

Pros: Close proximity to everything....
Cons: A little bit better bed. Perhaps take the old comforters off and redo in new hotel style.
Location: Diner, bagels coffee, restaurants and pizza, all very close by.
It was a basic room very clean and close to restaurants and subways.

Posted by , from Miami Fl on Dec 1, 2015

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4 out of 5

Low-cost, basic hotel on the upper west side

Pros: Price, location.
Location: There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and markets.
This is a two-star hotel on Broadway, NYC between 94 and 95th streets. I paid $125 for a single room plus $20.98 city and state tax. The rooms are small as one might expect in Manhattan, but have been updated and are very clean. There is no restaurant, but there is a diner just next door. There is good WiFi for $6.95 per night. So, not a luxury hotel but an affordable price for a very expensive city. I was visiting Columbia University, which is a bout a 20 minute walk away, but there is a subway station right outside (no. 1 line) if you prefer to ride.

Posted by , from Connecticut on Nov 19, 2015

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5 out of 5
We stayed one night and found the hotel very convenient to public transportation and dining options.

Posted by , from New York, NY on Nov 12, 2015

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3 out of 5

Small rooms

Very small room in a bit sketchy neighborhood but never felt threated. Nice diner next door.

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015

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5 out of 5

Hotel Newton Experience

Pros: It is in a "great" location. Right in the middle of Manhattan. Lots of activity around.
Cons: I would just compare the cost to other hotels in the area. But it is a good location and In good condition,.
Location: Check previous comments,
The hotel was very clean, rooms were nice with updated bathrooms. The only challenge that I had was the room I that I was booked in was rather large but in the rear of the hotel, so my only view was the back alley and the buildings next door. The hotel staff did offer me a room facing Broadway and it was on a lower floor. The room was very nice and worked for me except it was much smaller (which the hotel staff had already told me). I would think that the smaller room would be less cost. In my case I had already booked the room. However, in the future I will be able to ask for specific room locations in the hotel.

Posted by on Jun 20, 2015

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5 out of 5

Great Value

The hotel was clean, the staff was very friendly. The room was small but perfectly functional and the bathroom was large and must have been recently redone - very modern style - more so than the room itself. The location was right near the subway and bus route. I would stay here again.

Posted by on Jan 24, 2009

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5 out of 5

Great hotel nearby to my family

Only spent one night there, but accommodations were great. I had originally booked 3 nights and changed to one since there was a bed availbable for me at my son's apt. They were very gracious about the change, no penalty of any kind. There was a small frig and microwave in the room and coffee maker. What else would anyone need? Great value. I will definitely go back.

Posted by on Sep 28, 2008

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Property Features

A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A children's club, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at Hotel Newton. Parking is available for a fee. This 3-star Manhattan hotel is smoke free.

  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • Built in 1913
  • Kid's club
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) (40.3 km / 25 mi)
  • Train station: New York Grand Central Terminal Station (6.6 km / 4.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport drop-off
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Newton offers 108 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2013.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Central Park, three blocks east of Newton Hotel, offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including ball fields, tennis courts, rowboat rentals, horseback riding, ice skating in winter, and miles of trails for hiking, biking, running, and in-line skating.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 3 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Garage parking is available for a surcharge. For more information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 5.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 21.50 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 0.00 (from 0 to 3 years old)
  • Self parking fee: USD 35-45 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night

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

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.