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The Westin New York Grand Central, New York

4.5-star4.5 stars
212 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, United States of America

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Grand Central Terminal
  • Free WiFi in lobby
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Very Good8.4
Location
Great location
Room
Great room
Service
Fantastic service
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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The Westin New York Grand Central, New York

from $79
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed
  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (SW-M)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (SW-M)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (SW-M)
  • Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed (SW-M)

What’s around The Westin New York Grand Central, New York

Landmarks

  • In Midtown
  • Grand Central Terminal - 5 min walk
  • 5th Avenue - 8 min walk
  • United Nations Headquarters - 8 min walk
  • Bryant Park - 14 min walk
  • Madison Square Garden - 15 min walk
  • Times Square - 17 min walk
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) - 16 min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 28 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 32 min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) - 37 min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) - 43 min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) - 44 min drive
  • New York Grand Central Terminal Station - 5 min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 23 min walk
  • Long Island City Station - 23 min walk
  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 5 min walk
  • Lexington Av.-53 St. Station - 12 min walk
  • Lexington Av.-63 St. Station - 12 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, and truck parking (surcharge)

About The Westin New York Grand Central, New York

Luxury Manhattan hotel 2 blocks from Grand Central Terminal

Trains and tequila

With a prime location in buzzing Midtown Manhattan, The Westin New York Grand Central places you steps from some of New York City's trendiest restaurants and bars, including La Biblioteca de Tequila. Grand Central Terminal is only 2 blocks away for convenient transport links.

Fifth Avenue shopping

If you are in town to shop, the luxury boutiques of Fifth Avenue are 4 blocks west, and you'll pass the iconic Chrysler Building on the way. Bordering Fifth Avenue, Bryant Park is a great place to relax and recharge on the lawn or in a bistro chair.

24 fitness center

The slick LCL Bar & Kitchen serves a seasonal menu made with produce sourced from the hotel's own rooftop garden. Room service is available (limited hours). There's a spacious 24-hour fitness center, and the hotel will lend you shoes and work-out clothes, if needed.

Comfy beds, WiFi

The 774 smoke-free guestrooms feature modern decor and Westin's signature comfy Heavenly Beds® with plush 250-thread-count bedding. In-room entertainment is taken care of with 42-inch flat-screen TVs and WiFi (surcharge), but you might prefer to just admire the city views.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 774 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 41 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • Up to 40 lb

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *

Transportation

Parking

  • Valet parking *

  • RV/bus/truck parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
Services
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

The LCL: Bar & Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Westin New York Grand Central, New York’s small print

Also known as

  • New York Grand Central Westin
  • The New York City Helmsley
  • Westin Hotel New York Grand Central
  • Westin New York Grand Central
  • Helmsley Hotel New York
  • New York Helmsley Hotel
  • The New York City Helmsley
  • Westin New York Grand Central Hotel
  • Westin Grand Central Hotel
  • Westin Grand Central

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Destination fee: USD 28.69 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Valet parking costs USD 75 per day

RV/bus/truck parking is available for an extra charge

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 45 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per day

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 1,318 reviews

The Westin New York Grand Central, New York
Exceptional10.0
March 2019
Wonderful stay at The Westin. Location was close to train, CVS, Deli, delicious Italian food, so much! The bed was extremely comfortable. Service and furnishings were top notch!! Loved our stay there; will definitely stay again.
Hedda, us2 night trip with friends
The Westin New York Grand Central, New York
Exceptional10.0
Perfect for quick night away
We had a great stay here. Location is great - close to Grand Central and easy walk to Bryant Park/Public Library. There's a nice Italian restaurant right across the street. The staff was friendly and helpful. We got a nice room upgrade with view of the Chrysler Building and cabs were easily called by the attendants out front. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay here again.
Angie, us1 night romance trip
The Westin New York Grand Central, New York
Exceptional10.0
It was the most relaxing experience ever.
GARY, us1 night trip
The Westin New York Grand Central, New York
Exceptional10.0
Great Quick NYC Visit
Great location, great service, very friendly and helpful.
Brian, us1 night family trip
The Westin New York Grand Central, New York
Very Good8.0
It’s a pretty nice hotel. I like the illuminating bathroom mirror. Lots of pillows, which I love. The Elevators were fast, not a long wait time. Check-In took a bit longer because they couldn’t find me in the computer.
A Traveler, us1 night family trip

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The Westin New York Grand Central, New York

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