What We Love
- Design hotel in the heart of New York’s Garment District
- Exceptional Empire State Building views from the sprawling rooftop bar
- Bespoke furnishings, high ceilings and an industrial look in the 197 guest rooms
What To Know
- Valet parking is available for a fee
- Pets are permitted at an additional charge
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
Located on a rapidly transforming block in the heart of Manhattan’s Garment District, the Refinery Hotel is a hip, 1920s-inspired sleep. Behind the neo-Gothic façade, the elegant lobby is all sculpted Venetian plaster and limestone beneath 20-foot ceilings, while the guest room floors channel the building’s former life as a millinery factory and tea salon with brass fixtures, brushed oak hardwood floors, vintage fashion tomes, and bespoke sewing machine–style desks. While rooms range from 250 to 500 square feet, they feel even larger thanks to 12-foot ceilings and oversize windows, while the familiar reclaimed industrial look is kept fresh with large-scale modern artwork. The tastemaking team behind NYC’s Park Avenue Tavern is at the helm of the hotel’s signature Parker & Quinn restaurant, which has a locavore menu and impressive show kitchen. Weeknight live music—from piano to jazz and DJ dinners—score prohibition-era cocktails at Winnie’s Lobby Bar. But the true showstopper is the 3,500 square foot rooftop bar with its cinematic views of the Empire State Building and New York skyline.
In the Area
The Refinery Hotel’s Midtown address puts you close to all of NYC’s classic sights. First-timers shouldn’t miss the Empire State Building, a stroll through Grand Central Terminal or a quick photo opp in Times Square. A few blocks south, pick up gifts for home at Macy’s or head over to all the shops of Fifth Avenue (the best are below 23rd street). Get a culture fix at MoMa, a must-visit Midtown museum housing the world’s best collection of modern masterpieces, or thumb your way through an original Gutenberg Bible and Mozart’s own copy of his Symphony in D Major at the Morgan Library and Museum.
How to Get There
From the moment we walked in we were greeted with smiling faces. We enjoyed the rooftop bar until our room was ready (we were an hour early for checkin) as they kept our luggage for us. Bed was comfortable and room was quiet. Happy hour was a nice touch before we went out for dinner with free wine. Overall a very nice hotel. Would recommend it again. Very close to subway and Time Square.
We stayed Friday through Sunday over Father's Day. My daughter wanted a different more boutique-ish hotel. This was wonderful. The staff was great, the hotel was clean and the room was artsy and vintage and nice. The location is in walking distance to Times Square amount many restaurants and bars and parks. We would recommend and stay here in the future.
This stay was about my 6th or 7th at the hotel. The staff is outstanding. I love the environment of the hotel! Getting around the city is super easy because if location, too. Am also glad there are places to go within the hotel when we were too tired to go out!
Refinery Hotel was very good. The location is very good, the service is very good, the cleanliness is very good, the value is very good, the sleep quality is very good, the room is very good, New York is very good.
Stayed at refinery hotel after sailing from the UK on Cunard Queen Mary2. Great location, room nice but smaller than expected.
Angela and her team were really helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Great customer service.
Enjoyed our 4 night stay and would return again in the future.