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301 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 10022, United States of America, ‏‎800-491-6126
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4.1 / 5Excellent

Score breakdown (from 3,812 reviews)

Average rating for:

  • Cleanliness
    4.3
  • Service
    4.2
  • Comfort
    4.1
  • Condition
    3.9
  • Neighborhood
    4.7
4.0 / 5Excellent
"When the price is right this is a good buy!"
This hotel is nicely situated in Midtown. Not as new and elegant as one would expect but it's still nice. If you can get for less than $300.00 I would buy it!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Byron, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. Our historic hotel certainly has a great heritage, and we feel that our elegant ambiance is unmatched elsewhere. There is an old saying at the Waldorf- "Much more for a little more is true economy, much less for a little less is false economy. People who know the value of money are particularly partial to the Waldorf Astoria." We hope for the opportunity to show you what a 5-star luxury experience at the Waldorf Astoria New York looks and feels like on a future visit to our beautiful city. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night business trip Jun 6, 2015
Byron
US
3.0 / 5Good
"They allow barking dogs at the Waldorf Astoria"
The hotel was ok, but they allow dogs. There was a dog in a room near mine, and the owner must have been leaving the dog alone in the room, as for long periods of time, the dog was barking. I reported it twice, and both times security came by, admited they could hear the dog, but couldn't figure out what room it was coming from. I don't know why they couldn't look at the records and figure out which room it was. It is not fun listening to a dog bark when in a high priced New York hotel!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Ronald, Thank you for taking the time to leave your valued feedback with us online. We are so proud to cater to the needs of our guests who are dog owners, but I do apologize for any inconvenience that resulted from our dog-friendly policy. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
4 night family trip May 28, 2015
Ronald
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4.0 / 5Excellent
"Make the lobby your office"
Obviously a great and famous hotel but charges $20/night for Wi-Fi in your room. But get this: Wi-Fi in the lobby is FREE. I spent a lot of time working from the lobby each night I was there. Of course the lobby is a beautiful place from which to work.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear William, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent stay with us. It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed your visit to the Waldorf and NYC in general! I would like to share that Wi-Fi is provided as a complimentary amenity for our valued Hilton Honors guests who book direct through Hilton proprietary channels. Perhaps this will be of use for a future visit with us. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night business trip Apr 19, 2015
William
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Meh"
Service took way too long and dust everywhere. No vent in bathroom!!! Other than that it was ok
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Anju, From your review it appears we did perform at a high level, but not high enough insofar as some of the elements you referenced in room condition. We continue to chase that. We will keep your concerns in mind as we continually evolve to best meet and exceed our guests' needs and hope you will give us another opportunity to impress should you return to the city in the future. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night family trip May 31, 2015
anju
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great location, great lobby."
Great location, our room was musty and uncomfortable bed. The manager was good and listened. Lobby is great.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Thank you for taking the time to reflect on your personal Waldorf experience in your review. I am pleased to see that we were able to provide a prompt, efficient solution to any issue that arose during your visit with us, and it was nice to see our iconic lobby cited as a positive highlight of your visit. Should your travels bring you back to our beautiful area in the future, we hope you will consider the Waldorf Astoria as your go-to hotel choice. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night family trip May 30, 2015
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"great location, classic hotel, upgrade to suites!"
I was able to book a beautiful spacious suite for myself and a guest for a recent bachelorette stay. The room was clean and large for new york standards. highly recommend staying here (this was my second time at this hotel)... great location and convenient access to the 6
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Vanessa, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent bachelorette stay in NYC! Our city is such a special destination for momentous occasions such as this, and we think the Waldorf is a great choice. We appreciate your kind recommendation of our property to future travelers, and I hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Waldorf in the near future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night trip with friends May 29, 2015
Vanessa N
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5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Waldorf Astoria- still excellent"
Excellent
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Thank you for taking the time to leave us your excellent rating. Your satisfaction is very important to us, and we try hard to make sure all our guests have a rewarding experience at our hotel. We hope that next time you are in the area you will consider staying with us so that we may provide you with another exceptional hotel experience. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 29, 2015
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Good times in NY"
Rooms were a little rough, and the bathroom very small
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Kristin, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. We've got new-ish carpet (typically 1-3 years old) virtually everywhere, minimum 37" flat screen TV's in every room, the 9" mattresses with Waldorf bedding you noticed........but we know we have some more work to do and we plan to do just that. Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back in the near future and get it just right. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 22, 2015
Kristin
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Had fun at the Waldorf"
It was our anniversary getaway and we enjoyed every minute there.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Mandi Sue, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your special anniversary celebration! It is not every day one celebrates a momentous occasion such as this, and it was a treat to see that we performed at a high level during your stay. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back for many more 5-star luxury experiences at the Waldorf. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 29, 2015
Mandi Sue
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"It is a wonderful life"
It was nice!!! Had a wonderful time exploring the area!!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Georg, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City! Our convenient location to the best sites New York City has to offer is frequently cited as a positive highlight of our guests' experiences, and I was glad to see this reflected in your review as well. Should your travels bring you back to our beautiful area in the future, we hope you will consider the Waldorf Astoria as your go-to hotel choice. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night family trip May 22, 2015
Georg
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Living the Legend"
I spent the Memorial Day weekend in New York and had the great pleasure of staying at the Waldorf Astoria, living in a legend for just a short time was a treat. The minute you enter the art deco does ancient Greece lobby off Park Avenue the serenity of perfect proportions seeps in and you can't help but start to relax. Quick check in and pleasant front desk staff. A very quick set of elevators despite appearing original to the building whisk you up to a spacious and comfortable room. Nice bath products from Ferregamo, cozy terry robes, an abundance of good pillows are the cues you are in a luxury property, the rooms are traditional and comfortable but not over the top. The neighborhood is central to everything midtown and works as a perfect base, on weekends its rather quiet in this neighborhood as it is surrounded by office buildings. Id give the property the full star treatment if it was not 2015 and they are charging for in room Wifi ( very very old fashioned)
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear James, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to NYC over Memorial Day! New York is such a special destination, and we think the Waldorf is a great choice. I was glad to see so many positive elements reflected in your review. Note that I did not glance over your comment as to our Wi-Fi service. We are proud to offer complimentary Wi-Fi for our guests in our lobbies, though we have not yet figured the cost of Wi-Fi into our room rates. Perhaps that should change. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night family trip May 24, 2015
James
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Beautiful Hotel"
Had a very enjoyable stay at this beautiful hotel. The rooms were spacious, comfortable and clean. The decor is classically elegant. Location is right in the heart of NYC. Easy 15 minute walk to Times Square and convenient to metro subway stops.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Renee, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your exceptional feedback regarding your recent stay! We are happy to read that we were able to exceed your expectations with the hotel location and the service provided by our staff. We hope that as the days, weeks and/or months pass by, you will consider choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your go-to hotel choice in New York City whenever you return. It would be an absolute pleasure to host you once more. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night family trip May 27, 2015
Renee
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Extremely disappointing!"
Room was very outdated (from the 90's) with old dirty and ripped wallpaper, in desperate need of a paint job and new furniture. Shower handle fell off in my hand the first time we used it. Very much in disrepair. Would not stay here again at any price! Very disappointing!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
We regret that we were not able to provide you with the quality of service and accommodations you deserved during your recent stay. Our goal would be to break the cycle of trying various hotels and we did not do that. New York is a special destination and our goal is to be the best part of the trip. Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back in the near future and get it just right. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night romance trip May 24, 2015
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Waldor Experience"
Had a great time
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City! It is a great pleasure to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope for the opportunity to host you again in the future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 22, 2015
A Traveler
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5.0 / 5Outstanding
"A vacation in NY style"
Best vacation in NY ever!!! Such personalized care, quality food and amazing amenities!!!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Farzana, Thank you for your great review! From the personalized service received to our luxury amenities, your words paint a charming picture of our hotel. We appreciate you choosing the Waldorf as your host for this last visit to NYC, and we hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to our iconic hotel for any and all future visits you may make to our beautiful area. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night family trip May 22, 2015
Farzana
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Nice hotel, beware of "actual" parking rates"
Great historic hotel in a wonderful neighborhood - main reason for picking this hotel even though we traveled with young children. The rooms could use a makeover and the biggest dissatisfier were the parking fees. The rate we ended up paying at checkout was 50% higher ($75 per day instead of $50) than what we were notified at the time we booked at the hotel. This increase is quite significant for a multiple- day stay! Parking attendant and hotel staff were rude when we inquired about this change in price since we never received any notification from either the Waldorf or hotels.com regarding the possible change in parking fees.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Laura, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your valued feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am glad to see that you enjoyed many things about your visit! We understand we have some work to do regarding our rooms, and we continue to improve in all possible areas every day. We also look forward to a restoration of our hotel in the future that will bring every detail of our property up to the 5-star luxury standard. As for the cost of valet parking, I will certainly circle back to ensure that our listing reflects the true cost of our valet parking service. I apologize for this discrepancy! I hope we have the opportunity to host you again in the future and get it just right. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night family trip May 23, 2015
Laura
US
3.0 / 5Good
"What a disappointment!"
Yes, the lobby is beautiful and Peacock Alley is a terrific place to have a drink and people watch. Yes, the history of the hotel is intriguing, and display cases around the lobby include fascinating photos, menus, etc. However, our room was a disappointment in every way possible. This trip to NYC was in honor of a friend's 65th. I requested a room with two beds and a view. We arrived to leave our bags at about Noon, and were told I'd get a call when the room was ready. So far no problems. We got back to the hotel at 4:30, well after check-in time, and were told our room was not ready, and they'd give us a free upgrade to a king suite with just one bed, but they'd deliver a rollaway. As old friends, we thought we could share the king. The room they gave us was large, but it was SO sad, and I have photos to prove it. The furniture was chipped, wallpaper was coming down, there was clear evidence of a ceiling leak, and when we pulled back the curtain to see the non-existent view (it was an interior room), we could see it was covered with mold. The "kitchenette" included a fridge and small sink, but no tea or coffee maker. Nothing about the room said "the Waldorf." Two different managers gave us free drink tickets as compensation for the inconvenience. Are rooms like this that are so desperate for an update saved for hotels.com folks, I sure hope not!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Diane, Our standard rooms allow us to provide a more approachable room rate for our guests vis a vis the balance of our rates, but we are admittedly conflicted about this 11% of our inventory. The rooms are clean and comfortable, but not awe-inspiring in the way our suites can be. I hope we have the opportunity to show you what a 5-star luxury experience looks like at the Waldorf Astoria in the future. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night trip with friends May 16, 2015
DIANE
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great hotel!"
Excellent hotel and staff. Wish the Sunday brunch was less expensive.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Jennifer, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. We believe that our team members are our greatest asset, and so I was thrilled to see that our service levels were cited as a positive element of your visit with us. We work hard to ensure that our pricing strategy is in line with our value. I hope we have the opportunity to host you again. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night family trip May 23, 2015
Jennifer
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"delightful"
delightful, would have appreciated a lighter, less expensive breakfast choice.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Thank you for your valued feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to express your thoughts, and we will keep your comments in mind as we look for new ways to impress our guests! Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night trip with friends May 19, 2015
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Remarkably Accommodating"
This was my 2nd time staying at the Waldorf in NYC, and once again it was perfect. When my wife and I arrived early in the morning (around 10am), she was in the midst of suffering through a terrible allergy attack. The gentleman that checked us in did not hesitate for a at all to find us a room readily available at that immediate moment. He unexpectedly upgraded us to a larger room at no additional charge. We couldn't be more appreciative. The rest of the time at the hotel was just as great. Immaculate service with an A+ staff. We look forward to staying here again on our next trip to NYC.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Julian, Thank you for your kind words regarding your repeat visit to the Waldorf! We all know how much a first impression counts towards a great overall stay, and so I was thrilled to see that we were able to check you into a room well ahead of the stated check-in time. I hope we will become your go-to hotel choice for all future visits to New York City, and we look forward to hosting you again next time. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night romance trip May 21, 2015
Julian
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Relaxing"
Amazing hotel
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear John, Thank you for your exceptional 5-star review. As you might imagine, a rating such as that make the review sessions we conduct daily much more rewarding. We hope that as the days, weeks and/or months pass by, you will consider choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your go-to hotel choice in New York City whenever you return. It would be an absolute pleasure to host you once more. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night trip with friends May 22, 2015
John
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great stay until after checkout!"
We wanted a little time away from home which is 80 miles North of NYC and also wanted to visit our favorite restaurants and other beloved NYC haunts and so had an overnight stay at the Waldorf which never really disappoints... But upon leaving we forgot the charger for my husband's cell phone. We have called and called---we have been transferred from one department to another to no avail---we don't get any answers just promises. We called at 2:48pm the same afternoon after we checked out---check in is at 3pm plenty of time to get to the room and check it out!!!!! This was Saturday 5/23 and it is now Monday and I am still waiting for an answer!!!!! Other than that the hotel is a treasure!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Shirley, Thank you for your review. Historic sophistication and modern luxuries are uniquely part of the same compelling experience at the Waldorf Astoria. I am pleased to read that this was your impression! We know that your interactions with our staff members can define your hotel stay, and we strive to provide a unique service experience that is anticipatory to the highest degree and personalized to the occasion. I apologize for any inconvenience this missing phone charger has caused! Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 22, 2015
Shirley
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Waldorf-Astoria"
As a returning guest, I (and my family) enjoyed our stay. We return because we like the hotel and its staff & find the location appealing.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Carolyn, We’re delighted that we are your go-to place to stay in the city! It is wonderful to read that you enjoy our True Waldorf Service and convenient location on all your visits to NYC, and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night business trip May 17, 2015
Carolyn
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Good"
The Waldorf is a beautiful hotel. The rooms are older but well maintained. The prices in the bar however are outrageous.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Danielle, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your valued feedback. Our hotel was designed to inspire, and I am glad to read that you enjoyed the sense of majesty our lobby lends to anyone who crosses the Park Avenue stairs. We do our best to provide world class service in line with our value and hope you will give us another opportunity to impress should you return to the city in the future for business or leisure. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night business trip May 14, 2015
Danielle
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Awesome...."
Terrific! beautiful hotel - old world comfort Great "people watching" while having a cocktail in the lobby bar
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Thank you for your wonderful 5-star review! It was a treat to see that you enjoyed our elegant ambiance and people-watching in our lobby. We hope we have the chance to welcome you back again in the future, as it would be a great pleasure to host you on your next visit to New York. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night family trip May 8, 2015
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Wonderful experience at Waldorf Astoria!"
Perfect venue for mother-daughter trip to New York! Great service and staff in beautiful hotel with so much history!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Ann, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your special mother-daughter visit to NYC! It is such a treat to see our service levels and historic element reflected in your review as positive elements. We hope for the opportunity to host you again in the near future to create more unforgettable Waldorf moments. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
4 night family trip May 13, 2015
Ann
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Breakfast"
Business trip. I was very comfortable. But breakfast is too expensive. I wanna other option about breakfast.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Takayuki, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. We take great pleasure in providing our business travelers with comfortable, spacious accommodations and exceptional service. I was so glad to see this reflected in your review. We continue to look for competitive pricing opportunities for our guests in this important area of breakfast offerings. I hope we have the chance to share our bright future with guests like you. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night business trip May 9, 2015
Tadayuki
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Thanks for a memorable experience!"
It lived up to every expectation.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Shari, Thank you for your wonderful review! It is a real treat to see that we met and exceeded your expectations for a luxury experience at our hotel, and we hope for the opportunity to host you again in the near future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 9, 2015
Shari
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Dissapointing, Bad Service, Overprice & Run Down"
We were looking forward to our stay at the Waldorf but were disappointment on several fronts. The hotel itself seemed a bit run down. The service was barely friendly, and not all that helpful. And a lot of the hotel amenities were unavailable. For example, when we arrived, after traveling all day, it was around 10:30pm. My husband and I were both very much looking forward to getting to our room and ordering room service, as we had been traveling all evening and had not yet had a chance to eat dinner. When we got to our room, we opened the room service menu only to see a note that the Waldorf was no longer offering all night dining and that room service was now till 11pm. It was 10:55pm. Luckily they took our order, though the attendant was clearly annoyed to be getting an order just before "closing time." The next morning I stopped at the concierge to make an appointment at the hair salon for later that day. I was told that the salon had closed. I asked where the starbucks in the hotel was, as I remembered there being one. I was told that had closed as well. It felt like the Waldorf Astoria was going out of business one part at a time. Later that night, after returning to the hotel from a gala, friends and I went to the bar. Upon arrival we were told it was "last call" as it was nearing 11pm. What has happened to this hotel? We thought that being able to book a room at this fine hotel for around $300/night was a deal. Instead we felt overcharged and undeserved.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Heather, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is truly important to us because it helps us to realize both our strengths and weaknesses from our guests' point of view. Our goal is to leave our guests with many positive memories and a yearning to return. I am sorry this visit to not measure up to previous experiences. It is my goal to change that; to instill service levels amongst my team that will not allow such reviews to recur. I hope we have the opportunity to share our bright future with guests such as yourself. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night business trip May 10, 2015
Heather
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"One of my favorites!"
One of the best!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Roland, Thank you for your excellent 5-star review. Our aim is to impress each and every one of our guests and I am happy to know that we succeeded in your case. We hope for the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future, as it would be an absolute pleasure to host you again on your next trip to New York City. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 10, 2015
Roland
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"The best of the best"
The Waldorf Astoria was wonderful. Staff couldn't have been nicer. Would definitely return.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Annette, Thank you for your exceptional 5-star review! I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay, and that the service received from our team was cited as a positive highlight. We hope that as the days, weeks and/or months pass by, you will consider choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your go-to hotel choice in New York City whenever you return. It would be an absolute pleasure to host you once more. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 9, 2015
Annette
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5.0 / 5Outstanding
"GREAT HOTEL"
Great regal hotel. Love it. Will return again
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Joseph, Thank you for your lovely 5-star review! It is great to see that we will now be your go-to hotel choice whenever you return to NYC. We appreciate your patronage and you taking the time to express your satisfaction, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 8, 2015
Joseph
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Beautiful hotel, rooms not so much"
We were excited to stay at the Waldorf Astoria, well, just to say that we did. The name carries weight. The entryway and lobby are pretty fantastic. And just it's presence on a pretty amazing little piece of Park Avenue. That's kind of where the wow factor ends. The room was very dated. The floor kind of slanted. The AC didn't really work, but thankfully it was a cool May night and we opened the windows. The bedding was nice, but the overall bed comfort was so so. And that's about it. Room service and mini bar outrageously priced as expected. $100 a person for the Sunday brunch, which I'll admit did smell wonderful when exiting the elevator in the morning to check out. Reception service was average at best. The immediate neighborhood has little going on, but walking to Lexington Avenue shopping and the 2nd avenue bars and nightlife was convenient enough. We used our welcome rewards night on top of catching a great deal for $189 a night on a last minute Saturday in May. So that made it worth it. Otherwise I would never pay $400-600 plus a night to stay here. There's way better options in more happening neighborhoods with significantly more room amenities for the same price or less.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Sean, Thank you for your review. The Waldorf experience is meant to be one of carefree indulgence, with everything you could ever want just a wave of the hand away. But our aesthetic is not for everyone, and I appreciate you giving us a try. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 9, 2015
Sean
US
1.0 / 5Poor
"Horrible Service"
Dont know where to startsua. the first impression is the one that sticks and well it was awful. Pulled vehicle in to Valet, 4 Valets standing just starring at the vehicle. My wife and i get out the vehicle, no one greats us or offered help. We have a 3 months old in the back of the vehicle, we take our own luggage out and our daughter, still no help from anyone. Then stand by the car waiting for someone to great us or acknowledge us. NO ONE!!!! Finally a valet named Louis approaches us and ask us if we want to valet. REALLY!!???? No Good evening, no welcolme, nothing. He then asked me if we were checking in. Once i responded yes His response was and i quote, "YOU ONLY HAVE 20 MINS TO CHECK IN OR ELSE I WILL CHARGE YOU" I don't have enough words to describe how furious i was. This is mother's day weekend, and i thought taking my wife to the waldorf astori would be a good thing. Anyhow i told him i was ok with it i didnt care. Still no help with luggage from anyone. Go in and check in. 20 mins later we are coming back downstairs. Go to the valet kiosk on the lobby, gentleman doesnt great me, as a matter of fact he didnt say a word to me. He just took my ticket and scanned it, while he was doing that i told my wife to go to the car which was right outside the door to start putting our daughter in the vehicle. No one opens the door for her one, two as she goes outside LOUIS tells her she cant because i need to pay first. OH MY GOD, your service is absolutely horrible
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Floris, I apologize for the ways in which we failed to meet your expectations. The welcome experience clearly failed and it is difficult to recover from a bad start. We have shared your comments with our facilities and maintenance teams and assure you appropriate steps have been made to correct the issues you encountered with service. I hope we have the chance to show you the ways in which we are working to improve our property in all areas in the future. Thank you, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 9, 2015
floris
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Throwback to the 60's/70's"
The room was a throw back to the 70's which was great for matching all the pictures of celebrities who stayed there during that time. The room had to be cleaned again once we arrived. There were clumps of hair left in the bathroom from the previous guest and the beds were ungodly uncomfortable as well.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Todd, Thank you for sharing your personal Waldorf experience. Historic sophistication and modern luxuries are uniquely part of the same compelling experience at the Waldorf Astoria. I apologize that this was not your impression. There is no excuse for a lack of cleanliness in the room. I am surprised to see that you did not enjoy a wonderful night's sleep in our beds with 9-inch pillow top mattresses and signature Waldorf triple sheeting! This is typically cited as a positive element to our guest experience. We promise our guests a singular Waldorf luxury experience, and we will use your comments to ensure that we are continually working to achieve that ideal. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night family trip May 9, 2015
Todd
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Unforgettable"
An excellent weekend in NYC! We upgraded to a king suite in the towers and it was worth every penny. The view, the service, the comfort, and the convenience to our event in the grand ballroom was priceless. It was an unforgettable experience.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Lisa, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for a recent weekend getaway, and for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your visit! The Towers portion of our hotel provides a more intimate service experience, and I was so thrilled to see that we met and exceeded your expectations for a luxury stay. We hope for the chance to welcome you back in the near future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 8, 2015
Lisa
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Perfect...up until valet parking"
Everything was wonderful up until we had to get our car from valet parking. That entire part of the business needs to be rethought. It was chaotic and none of the valet attendants knew what they were doing.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Scott, Thank you for your wonderful 5-star review. It is such a treat to see that you enjoyed your visit to the Waldorf Astoria, though I apologize that you were not impressed with our valet operation. We continue to chase the perfect solution for this service offering. We hope that as the days, weeks and/or months pass by, you will consider choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your go-to hotel choice in New York City whenever you return. It would be an absolute pleasure to host you once more. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night family trip May 9, 2015
scott
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nice Mother's Day in NYC"
It was just perfect for Mothers day get away!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Jennifer, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your special Mother's Day experience! We find so many of our clients have a personal Waldorf story and it was nice to read your anecdote. The next time you are in the area, I hope you will return to our hotel so we can deliver the unparalleled service experience you deserve once more. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 9, 2015
Jennifer
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Great if you want to live in the lobby"
For years, I'd wanted to try the Waldorf Astoria to see if it lived up to its reputation. Its public spaces, shops and restaurants are expensively grand, though somewhat stuffy and impersonal. However, my "superior" class room was small (cramped desk and barely room for a small chair) and threadbare, with worn carpet, peeling paint and a dated and somewhat shabby bathroom. On the plus side, the room was clean and quiet and the bed was comfortable. Internet connectivity was pretty good. Overall a decent hotel but nothing to celebrate. Service at the concierge desk was unenthusiastic (perhaps I didn't look wealthy enough to bother with). The hotel's surroundings on Park Avenue are commercial and bland, with fewer restaurants than in most areas of New York City. Taxis are hard to come by and the subway is a couple of blocks away. I prefer the West side or Midtown for atmosphere and convenience.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear James, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. We promise our guests a singular Waldorf luxury experience, and we will use your comments to ensure that we are continually working to achieve that ideal. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 1, 2015
James
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Signature Suite stay during my wedding weekend"
I reserved a Signature Suite and an extra room for family the night before and of my wedding on May 3, 2015. The suite itself was lovely and offered more than enough space for myself, six bridesmaids, two make artists and my mom to get ready, with a photographer snapping around us. It did not look exactly as in the photographs for a Signature Suite, but it was elegant and well appointed, offered excellent views and provided a very photogenic space for our morning of wedding photos. The bathroom and lounge were particularly lovely. The hotel staff was excellent and answered all of our questions and helped us find the perfect place in the hotel for our "first look" wedding photos. We had a fantastic stay during our wedding weekend. Parking is quite costly at $65 each entry, but that's also not uncommon for this area of Manhattan. Stay here if you want to experience classic New York elegance and beauty.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Susan, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf as your host for your special wedding weekend! I am so pleased to see that we played a positive part in how you will forever remember this special occasion. We hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. We would be thrilled to help you recreate the romance of your wedding weekend. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip May 2, 2015
Susan
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Mothers Day Weekend getaway"
Everything I expected. Great service from arrival to checkout. Spacious clean room.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Nicholas, Thank you for your wonderful 5-star review. It is certainly a treat to see that we met and exceeded your expectations for a luxury stay, from the service received to our ample-sized rooms. We hope you will consider the Waldorf Astoria to be your go-to hotel choice for any future visits you may make to New York City! Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 8, 2015
Nicholas
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"A New Yorker returns"
One of the true icons of New York. Service is outstanding. The rooms are an excellent value given its Park Avenue location. the lobby is warm and inviting and the clock is unique.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Lawrence, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially since you are a native New Yorker! We appreciate your kind comments regarding our commitment to exceptional service, great value, and inviting lobby. I hope we have the chance to welcome you back to NYC again in the future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night business trip May 5, 2015
lawrence
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Waldorf"
It was wonderful very nice.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Marco, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. We appreciate your patronage and you taking the time to leave us your feedback, and we hope that you will consider the Waldorf to be your go-to hotel choice in the future. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night romance trip Apr 28, 2015
Marco
US
2.0 / 5Fair
"Not a 5 star"
This is NOT a 5 star hotel. In the shower the light was rusted, light switch was rusted, the grout was moldy, the silver was wearing off the mirror, burn marks were on the counter in front of the window. The lobby and bar was crowded with tourist so you couldn't order a drink. Stay somewhere else that is a landmark hotel in NYC. There are plenty in much better condition. This Hilton hotel alls short.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Elisabeth, We apologize that we failed to meet and exceed your expectations for a luxury experience. Our goal would be to break the cycle of trying various hotels and we did not do that. New York is a special destination and our goal is to be the best part of the trip. The next time you are in the area, I hope you will return to our hotel so we can deliver the unparalleled service experience you deserve. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
4 night family trip Nov 26, 2014
ELISABETH
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Classic hotel deserves its reputation."
Classic hotel deserves its reputation. Gorgeous lobby, attentive service. I was upgraded, without even asking, to a larger room that was truly wonderful. Beautiful furniture, corner windows. And the price was lower than I saw for many rooms and hotels of much lower quality. I would definitely look for it again.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Michael, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria as your host for your recent visit to New York City. I was so pleased to see that you enjoyed your updated room type! We wish we could do this more often. It is also wonderful to see that you commented on our standard of service as a positive highlight. Should your travels bring you back to our beautiful area in the future, we hope you will consider the Waldorf Astoria as your go-to hotel choice. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip Mar 29, 2015
Michael
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Byusiness in NYC"
great stay, great rooms, great staff
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Michael, Thank you for your lovely 5-star review citing what each and every Waldorf guest can expect- well-appointed rooms, True Waldorf Service from check-in to check-out, and an overall unforgettable experience. I welcome any additional comments or suggestions you would like to share, and I hope you will try our hotel again in the future. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night business trip May 2, 2015
Michael
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Classy, classic but a bit outdated"
The Waldorf is a great, big hotel. This being said, it is also unpersonal. Great location, fantastic lobby but very limited services outside the obvious and all extras are very expensive (internet, breakfast,...) Even a shoe shine or getting a coffee machine in your room (for you to make your own coffee) comes with a fee. However, you cant go wrong with this hotel, if you get a decent rate for new york ($<300) i do recommend it
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Jose Carlos, Thank you for taking the time to submit your valued feedback regarding the Waldorf Astoria. You outlined several need areas and I thank you for articulating them. We are always looking for ways to balance fair pricing with the luxury accommodations and service we offer. I hope we have the chance to show you the true value of the Waldorf Astoria luxury experience in the future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
3 night romance trip May 1, 2015
Jose Carlos
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Five Star at Three star price"
Stayed for overnight before overseas flight. Was very pleased with the hotel since we had a price from Hotels.com that was comparable to much less commodious hotels. If we always got that deal, the Waldorf would be our NYC regular!
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Cheri, It was such a treat to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found the value-to-price paid ratio to be worth your while! We appreciate your patronage and you taking the time to leave us your wonderful feedback. I hope that we have the great pleasure of welcoming you back to the Waldorf in the future. Yours in service, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
1 night romance trip May 2, 2015
Cheri
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Family reunion"
We stayed 4 nights, service was excellent except for Bull and Bear Restaurant. The hotel is definitely old and slightly worn feeling but cleanliness was great. The AC/Heat did not work very well in our suite. We stayed in the original part and it was charming. Room service was excellent.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Bud, Thank you for your great review! It is wonderful to see that we played a part in how you will remember your family reunion experience in NYC. We appreciate you taking the time to write the review and recognize the mild comment on service- need to focus on that at all times! I hope we have another opportunity to impress in the future. My best, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night family trip May 1, 2015
Bud
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Great hotel but friendly service lacking"
The hotel is great but the service was poor. Maid service entered without knocking (two times) and acted rudely when asked to come back. Housekeeping was not cordial when bringing coffee brewer. The woman responsible for tour information (not the concierge)acted like we were bothering her. The hotel itself is beautiful but don't expect to be greeted or treated warmly.
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Response by Waldorf Astoria New York
Dear Jeanne, We were glad to hear that you enjoyed your Waldorf experience overall, but we regret that we were not able to "wow" you with our True Waldorf Service standard during your visit. We believe that the very best service experiences are genuine, anticipatory and personalized and we will continue to work to ensure our guests find that level of service at our hotel. Warm regards, David O' Keeffe Rooms Division Manager
2 night family trip May 1, 2015
jeanne
US
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