4.3 out of 5

"If you’re looking for a place to sleep, this is it. It’s a room with a bed and a bathroom. It was clean and in a great location. But no amenities. ... " More

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Hotel Description

U Hotel Fifth Avenue places you in the center of Manhattan, steps from Empire State Building and within a short 5-minute stroll of Macy's. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 70 rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and free local calls. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and designer toiletries, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Additionally, safes, hair dryers, and desks are available.

This smoke-free hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café, dry cleaning/laundry services, and free newspapers in the lobby.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 3-star Central New York City hotel include Grand Central Terminal and Times Square.

Standard Room (Contemporary Full)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$97 per night

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Contemporary King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

U Hotel Fifth Avenue ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5

Place to sleep

If you’re looking for a place to sleep, this is it. It’s a room with a bed and a bathroom. It was clean and in a great location. But no amenities. Great staff though.

Posted by , from New York, NY. on Nov 30, 2017

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4 out of 5

Great location!

Pros: The staff were friendly and very helpful. The room was clean and comfortable. The location was great!
We had an excellent experience at Hotel 373. The staff were exceptionally helpful and responsive to question and needs. Would definitely stay here again!

Posted by , from Kansas City on Apr 20, 2016

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3 out of 5

Adequate for quick overnight stay

Needed a bed for an overnight stay so I didn't have to schlep home after a show and back in 5 hours later for work. Small room, a little musty until I turned on the air conditioning. Adequate for what I needed but not the level of comfort I would want when traveling

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015

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5 out of 5

great location

Pros: Close restaurants
i would definitely recommend this hotel!! its in a great location for everything and close to subway! awesome close up view of empire state building!!! rooms are tiny! but it made it more fun! and never in room anyway, only to sleep. would stay here again!

Posted by , from Minnesota, USA on Nov 15, 2011

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5 out of 5

Great place to stay!

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet
The hotel has a great location. The room was small (to be expected in New York) but clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay there again.

Posted by , from PA on Oct 19, 2011

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4 out of 5

Great for price but small

This is SUCH a great location that I will be staying there while in NYC from now on. The staff is super nice and the room is comfy. The only draw-back is the size which is super tiny. If you have lots of clothes with you, please note that rather than a closet you get a hook with 4 hangers on the wall. I am not a heavy packer, so this was fine for me and the bathroom and shower were nice sized, so that made up for it.

Posted by , from San Diego on Feb 3, 2011

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5 out of 5


I just spent 7 nights at Hotel 373 Fifth Ave and enjoyed every minute! The bed was like sleeping on a firm but soft cloud. The only complaints I had was the room was small and there wasnt a towel rack in the bathroom. My room was cleaned everyday with fresh towels when needed. The front desk clerks were extremely courteous and friendly. The Oxford Cafe next door had good food and coffee. There is other restaurants in the area. Public transportation is close by bus or subway. Taxis are easy to find but a little expensive. There are benches along 34th Street and around the Empire State Building to rest when you get weary. Souviener Shops galorie. Macys and Manhattan Plaza 2 blocks away. The hotel has a pamphlet with a map of the subway bus lines. It was my first stay at the hotel and I plan on staying there again in a couple of months. I highly recommend this hotel for one person or a couple. Definitely not for a family.

Posted by on Aug 13, 2010

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4 out of 5

Excellent staff; VERY SMALL room; Pretty decor

We have mixed emotions - the staff couldn't have been nicer or more helpful! The room, however, was a Queen, and I doubt that it was more than 10x10; no walking room, no closet and only six hooks on the wall to hang any clothes or coats and only three hangers; two small drawers and one small desk. If you borrowed their ironing board, you had to use it quickly and put it in the very small hallway to pick up because you couldn't walk around it. No lobby to speak of - one small desk with two people; sliding glass door opened into Starbucks - nice. Across from Empire State Bldg. No restaurant but places to eat in area. No room service, no ice buckets but they would bring you ice if you could find a place to put it. Would like to stay there again but too cramped - no room to even open out suitcase except on bed, empty it in drawer and stand 2 cases on top of each other. They could have installed several nice hooks throughout the room on the wall for hanging if they didn't have the room. Great for one person but unworkable for two. Pros: Very pretty, updated, contemporary decor; very clean. Some countertop in bathroom and hairdryer. We were on the 9th floor, very quiet; very nice flat screen tv on wall.

Posted by on Dec 17, 2008

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4 out of 5

Everything was great, except the noise and too much light.

Great location!!!!! Great beds!!!! Nice marble bathroom, big shower, good TV. Beautiful doors and nickel hardware. Clean. Good solid contemporary furniture. Small but big enough. Hear the elevator ding, see the light under the door from the hallway, street light illuminates the room through the closed blind, and traffic noise can be loud, making sleeping interupted (for me). Vacuuming the hall at 10am on a Sunday. Friendly desk people. No designated place to pull up in front to load/unload car or taxi. But it was a nice hotel with Starbucks attached for easy coffee access.

Posted by on Nov 20, 2008

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4 out of 5

Hotel 373 in Manhattan

We found the Hotel to be in new condition, small but comfortable. Staff was helpful and courteous. Room on top, ninth floor, was quiet. Lack of a closet and limited drawers make for a challenge but still the price was right and the hotel was very neat and clean. Most taxi/limo drivers were not aware of 373's existance.

Posted by on Oct 31, 2008

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About the U Hotel Fifth Avenue

Location 373 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at U Hotel Fifth Avenue. This 3-star Manhattan hotel is smoke free.

  • 70 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) (14.3 km / 8.9 mi)
  • Train station: New York Penn Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Times Sq. - 42 St. Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)

Room Amenities

U Hotel Fifth Avenue offers 70 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

U Hotel Fifth Avenue has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Five blocks north of the hotel, Bryant Park is a Midtown oasis with tree-shaded paths perfect for short strolls. The park also offers a seasonal ice-skating rink, a French-style carousel, food kiosks, complimentary wireless Internet access, plenty of chairs and tables, wide lawns for sunning and picnicking, and wonderful views of surrounding skyscrapers. Central Park, 1.25 miles north, 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 recreational activities listed below are available at the hotel or nearby; fees may apply.


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


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 per person (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.