Get an overview of this hotelUpper West Side setting for historic, gracious hotel
With a stay at The Lucerne Hotel in New York (Upper West Side), you'll be minutes from Beacon Theater and close to Central Park.
This 4-star hotel is close to Bloomingdale's and Rockefeller Center.
Make yourself at home in one of the 196 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.
Relax and unwind with massages and facials. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
The Lucerne Hotel201 W 79th St New York NY 10024
This European-inspired boutique hotel is ideal for guests who prefer to be away from the tourist hustle and bustle, yet within easy reach of the New York's best shopping, parks, and cultural venues. Central Park and the American Museum of Natural History are two blocks east; Riverside Park is three blocks west. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, and other must-see museums are about a mile from the Lucerne.
The hotel is 100-percent smoke-free. In addition to an on-site fitness center, the Lucerne offers spa services, massages, and treatments. A business center has computers with high-speed Internet access. Copying, printing, and faxing are available for surcharges.
A favorite with Upper West Siders, the Nice Matin bistro adjoins the lobby and is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Conference space
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 13
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1904
- Free WiFi
- Concierge services
- Total number of rooms - 196
- Laundry facilities
- Health club
- Luggage storage
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Express check-in
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free newspaper
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- In-room massage available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- In-room safe
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
Nice Matin - Acclaimed bistro showcasing French/Mediterranean cuisine, including dishes inspired by sunny Provence. Dinner menu may include Steak Frites with Bernaise Sauce, Monkfish Wrapped in Pancetta, Hanger Steak au Poivre, Butternut Squash and Crab Risotto. Desserts such as Warm Chocolate Cake, Lavender Panna Cotta. Curved zinc bar, terrazzo floor, chic light fixtures, plush chairs. Seasonal sidewalk café seating. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Weekend brunch.
Nearby Things to Do
The Lucerne's top-floor fitness room offers cardio machines, free weights, and flat-screen TVs. The city and the Hudson River are visible from some machines. Central Park, two blocks east of the hotel, encompasses 843 acres of meadows, woods, cliffs, ravines, gardens, paths, and lakes in an emerald setting.
Popular walking and running routes include Central Park Drive (closed to traffic during scheduled hours) and the path around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The Loeb Boathouse, on a picturesque lake, offers rowboat and bicycle rentals. The Wollman Memorial Skating Rink has ice-skating in the winter.
Beautiful Riverside Park, three blocks west of the hotel, features a wide, paved path along the Hudson River. The park also offers a waterfront café, playgrounds, and complimentary use of kayaks on summer weekends. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near this New York hotel; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Swedish massage
- Manicures and pedicures
- Facial treatments
To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Only service animals are allowed
- Breakfast fee: between USD 3.5 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 45 per day
- Valet parking fee: USD 55 per day
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.