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What We Love

  • Home-away-from-home vibe and stellar Midtown views from most rooms
  • Only three or four rooms or suites per floor, which means limited foot traffic and noise
  • Popular with the business crowd for its friendly staff and homey apartment building–style lobby
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What To Know

  • There’s no gym, but the Gotham gives out free day passes to Equinox
  • This is a nonsmoking hotel except on rooms’ private terraces
  • Free WiFi

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

Stylish Midtown business sleep with oversize rooms, private terraces and French-Italian restaurant

The Look

In a skinny black and gray tower on 46th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues, the stylish Gotham Hotel is a popular business sleep during the week and Midtown crash pad for city trippers and sightseers on the weekend. The petite lobby has a homey vibe, with simple white marble slabs on the walls, clubby walnut paneling, a small seating area and a welcoming staff; the atmosphere is more apartment building lobby than business hotel. Hidden out of view from passing foot traffic is the Wolfgang Steakhouse.

Bed and Bath

The Gotham has just 66 guestrooms, and its skinny footprint means there is a maximum of four rooms per floor. Those at the front of the building give up some square footage for floor-to-ceiling windows and street views, while guestrooms at the back have foyer areas and private terraces. Interiors have a sleek, masculine look, with buttery leather chairs, white marble-topped work desks and warm wood furnishings. Stacks of hardback books give a nod to the Gotham Book Mart, which once stood at this address. All rooms have minibars, free WiFi, Bluetooth speaker systems and spacious marble bathrooms (showers only) are stocked with Molton Brown products.

Beyond

There’s no gym, but the hotel provides passes to Equinox.

In the Area

You’re just a quick taxi ride from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney, and the Museum of Modern Art is just a short stroll. Make MoMA your last stop and cap off your day with the bold French-American fare at the Modern restaurant. Take a nighttime stroll through Times Square, only a few blocks away, to feel the crazy neon energy (you’re in Midtown, after all, and every tourist has to do it). Afterward, revel in the Old New York glamour of the grand speakeasy-style Campbell Apartment, a haute cocktail lounge tucked into Grand Central Terminal.

How to Get There

The Gotham Hotel
16 E 46th St
New York, NY 10017 United States