This is a Midtown Manhattan hotel with contemporary design. The friendly hotel staff are on hand to assist guests with everything from theatre tickets to dinner reservations. The hotel offers 24-hour room service and a never-ending flow of coffee. There are a total of 177 rooms at this city hotel. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Facilities include air conditioning, a hotel safe, lift access, a newspaper stand, bar, restaurant, Internet access, and room and laundry services. Business travellers will appreciate the conference facilities and those arriving by car can leave their vehicle in the garage (for a fee).
The hotel is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan on 55th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, within walking distance of many of Manhattan's most important business addresses, the finest 5th Avenue shopping, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, the MOMA, Broadway theatres and Carnegie Hall. There are numerous restaurants, bars and shops nearby. There are links to the public transport network a short walk from the hotel and Penn Station is about 13 minutes away on public transport. Nearby airports include La Guardia (about 13 km), Newark (25 km) and JFK (29 km).
The guest rooms are immaculate and original in a minimalist décor of stainless steel, glass, marble and rich woods, complemented by light fabrics that pervade throughout the hotel into the guest rooms. The guest rooms are equipped with CD players, VCRs and cable television. All are en suite with a shower and hairdryer. Further in-room amenities include a double or king-size bed, direct dial telephone, Internet access, a safe, mini fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set, air conditioning and individually regulated heating.
This hotel's 24-hour gym features free weights, extra towels, a water cooler, yoga equipment and cardiovascular equipment with personal television screens.
The hotel has a restaurant and lounge on-site, The Shoreham Bar, with views over Manhattan's streets. It offers a continental and à la carte breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus bar service until late at night. The hotel offers 24-hour room service.
The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA as methods of payment.
Driving directions from John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK): head north, then take a slight right towards Van Wyck Expy and continue onto I-678 N. Afterwards take exit 12B for I-495 W/L I, towards Midtown Tunnel and merge onto I-495 W. Turn right at Tunnel Exit St. Turn left at the 2nd cross street onto E 39th St. Turn right at Madison Ave and finally turn left at E 55th St. The hotel will be on the right.
Guests are invited to check in after 3 pm and are requested to check out before 12 noon. Pets are allowed. Pet deposit and a non-refundable daily pet fee are charged. Please contact the hotel for details. Valet parking is available with a surcharge.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
King size bed