Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel - New York

111 East 48Th St, New York, United States, 10017-1297  show map
 4 stars
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Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel - New York

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

Intercontinental The Barclay New York is a large business oriented luxury hotel with 600 sleeping rooms in the tradition of New York’s grand hotels. The location is also great for tourists and it is conveniently located within a short walk of Grand Central Station. The sleeping rooms are spacious and very comfortable. The lobby is visually stunning and expansive. The hotel restaurant cuisine is not spectacular but there are more than enough great eating spots in the immediate area to keep you well fed for quite a while.

Verified Reviews:

  • Comfortable bed - Incredibly small bathroom - Service efficient and helpful
  • Good for it's location for business purposes - Adequate gym - No wireless in the rooms
  • Very close to grand central station - Hotel was very clean - Food there is expensive
  • Rooms were a good size - Bathroom was a tad small - Breakfast was excellent
  • Athmosphere was quite ok - Food in the restaurant was amazing - Staff very friendly

Overview

The 4-star Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel offers classic rooms in proximity to Museum of the City of New York, Museum of the History of New York and Madison Square Garden. With accents of empire architecture, the hotel was built in 1998 and renovated in 2001.

The property boasts major location minutes away from Grand Central train station. Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel is also located near Empire State Building, City Center and Broadway.

This hotel is placed in Midtown East district, known for monuments, the cathedral and theaters.

Lexington Avenue/59th Street underground station is within 5 minutes' walking distance from the property. Guests can reach La Guardia airport within 10 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel offers rooms with a fresh interior, an in-room safe, free Wi-Fi, a stereo system, individual climate control and satellite TV. Some rooms feature a captivating view over the river. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer along with a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start a day with a hot buffet breakfast in the restaurant. The simple restaurant serves special meals. A variety of tea, gins and coffee is offered in the English bar.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Business travelers can use a business center, a photocopier and a meeting room available on site.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a steam room and a sauna as well as a gym and fitness center. The hotel's activities include sailing, ice skating and squash.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at USD 16.95 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 60 per day.

The personnel at the hotel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean.

Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Eco friendly
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 19 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel - New York New York location
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Hotel Address:

111 East 48Th St, New York, United States, 10017-1297

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City Center
  • New York
    5.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    600 m
Underground stations
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    300 m
  • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
    220 m
  • Avra Estiatorio (cuisine: Greek)
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 30 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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The room with wheelchair access includes a King size bed, bathroom and all modern amenities.

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    Deluxe Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 26 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    The room includes two Double beds, oversized living room and marble bathroom.

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      Executive King Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 29 m²
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      • Private bathroom
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      The room with wheelchair access includes a King size bed, bathroom and all modern amenities.

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        Junior Suite King
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        The room includes a King size bed, living room with sofa bed, bathroom and all modern amenities.

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        Superior King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed
        Size: 23 m²
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        • Private bathroom
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        The room includes a King size bed, bathroom and all modern amenities.

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          Deluxe King Room
          Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
          Size: 26 m²
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          The room includes a King size bed, en-suite bathroom, coffeemaker and other modern facilities.

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            Twin Suite
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            The room includes two Twin beds in one bedroom, working desk area, living room, private bathroom and all modern amenities.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel - New York New York location
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            Hotel Address:

            111 East 48Th St, New York, United States, 10017-1297

            Get directions
            City Center
            • New York
              5.4 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Grand Central Station
              600 m
            Underground stations
            • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
              300 m
            • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
              300 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
              220 m
            • Avra Estiatorio (cuisine: Greek)
              80 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  4 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              14
            • Number of rooms:
              20

            Intercontinental The Barclay Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Metrazur - 200 m
            • Saint Patrick's Cathedral - 300 m
            • Volatour Inc - 400 m

            Places of interest

            Convention centers

            Shopping areas

            Monuments and Landmarks

            Museums

            • Jeanie Johnson CO - 200 m
            • Architectural League - 300 m
            • Dahesh Museum Inc - 400 m

            Halls

            • American Video.com - 200 m
            • Ywca of the City-New York - 300 m

            Universities, Institutes

            • Saint Bonaventure University - 100 m
            • Cornell University - 300 m
            • Institute of Allied Medical - 400 m
            • Gemological Institute-America - 400 m

            Casinos

            • Alpha Hospitality Corp - 300 m

            Underground stations

            Local attractions

            • Central Park - 1.7 km
              59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
            • Greeley Square Park - 1.5 km
              Broadway, Ave of Americas, New York City
            • Time Warner Center - 1.6 km
              10 Columbus Circle, New York City
            • Shakespeare Garden - 1.5 km
              W. Park Dr. and 79th St. Transverse, New York City
            • Museum of Arts and Design - 1.6 km
              2 Columbus Circle, New York City

            Near the hotel

            • Top of the Rock Observation Deck - 550 m
              30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
            • MetLife Building - 370 m
              200 Park Av., New York City
            • Chrysler Building - 470 m
              405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City
            • Austrian Cultural Forum - 460 m
              11 East 52nd Street, New York City
            • St. Bartholomew's Church - 160 m
              109 E. 50th St., New York City
            • Seagram Building - 390 m
              375 Park Ave., New York City
            • Rockefeller Center - 560 m
              Between 47th and 51th Streets, New York City

            Restaurants nearby

            • Smith & Wollensky - New York City - 220 m

              Address: 797 Third Avenue
              Phone: 212-753-1530

              74% likes this, based on 722 reviews
              Price Range: CAD 54 - CAD 81

            • Raffles - 40 m

              Address: 511 Lexington Ave.
              Phone: (212) 223-6785‎

              Cuisine: American

            • Barclay Bar & Grill - 60 m

              Address: 111 East 48th Street
              Phone: 212 906 3130

              63% likes this, based on 65 reviews
              Cuisine: Contemporary
              Price Range: CAD 47 - CAD 66

            • Avra Estiatorio - 80 m

              Address: 141 East 48th Street
              Phone: (212) 759-8550

              86% likes this, based on 265 reviews
              Cuisine: Greek
              Price Range: CAD 52 - CAD 78

            • Lexington Brass - 50 m

              Address: 517 Lexington Ave
              Phone: 212-392-5976

              61% likes this, based on 123 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: CAD 41 - CAD 66

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  4 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              14
            • Number of rooms:
              20
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            Intercontinental The Barclay Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Intercontinental The Barclay

            Average guest rating

            7.4out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 184 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            9.7
            Rooms
            8.6
            Service
            7.9
            Value
            7.9

            Guest reviews

            • Group of friends
              7.4

              The room service prices seem a bit excessive

            • Couple
              7.4

              Nice Reception people.

              Terrible bathroom, old and tiny.

            • Group of friends
              6.6

              The concierge was helpful and the hotel was very close to heart of NYC. The bed was very comfortable.

              The checkin clerk was offhand to the point of being rude. Parking (valet) was astronomical at $60 per day plus taxes. Drinks in the bar were also hugely overinflated, but maybe this is standard for NYC hotels.

            • Single
              7.4

              Room sizes good. Staff friendly.

              Very tired decor throughout the hotel. Noise from street level. Didnt think it was an intercontinental hotel - probably why I was a little disappointed.

            • Single
              10.0

              Very nice staff at this hotel. Very courteous and helpful with all inquiries, checking in, etc. I received exactly the room location that I had requested when booking. Extremely comfortable bed and the room size was excellent. Beautiful lobby and bar area. I recommend this hotel and would definitely stay there again.

              The carpet in my room was pretty worn so looked dirty even though it probably was clean. It would have helped if the bellman delivering my luggage had pointed out a few features of the room, how to adjust the alarm clock, where the coffee maker was hidden, etc. I had real trouble trying to adjust the clock time as it wasn't on the correct time when I arrived. It took me quite a while to realize that there was a coffee maker in my room. Nice that it was so discreet, but I almost missed it! These are very minor points compared to the over all positives of my stay.

            • Single
              7.4

              The location was very good.

              My room faced to 48th and the traffic noise was very loud all night. My bathroom smelled of urine very badly.

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              Con Ed was working on the line and we had no hot water from 11pm -10:30 am. Hotel comped the room

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              The location is very good. The consierge was very helpfull and the reception stuff made us feel quite welcome. Thank you.

              Breakfast including is most comfortable like in europe and in Israel.

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              The Intercontinental Barclay is a lovely hotel & is very well situated for a city break to New York - not too far from anywhere but not right in the middle of all the buzz. Our room was very comfortable, clean & quiet....... which in NY is an absolute blessing!

              We were disappointed to learn that there wasn't free internet access & at $7.95 for 15 minutes access, it's fairly expensive even for just a short burst. I only wanted to update my Facebook but before I knew it I was into my 2nd 15 minute slot & had to pay about £10 for the pleasure. From the money the hotel is raking in (eg. $40 for 2 drinks at the bar!), I don't think free internet & monitor access is unreasonable. I've never had to pay for it in any other hotel I've ever stayed in.

            • Single
              8.8

              Service staff had an, "I want you to be pleased," attitude and they lived up to their attitude.

              The business center is too expensive. Most business people will want easy and economical, preferably free, access to computers and internet. This is a minimal amenity for business travelers.

            • Couple
              6.6

              The location was excellent and the beds were comfortable.

              We had to change rooms twice within three days. The first was due to a large gap at the base of the door which allowed a lot of noise in. They upgraded us from a Queen to King room, but tv in the second room stopped working and they couldn't replace it. Wifi could only be accessed in the lobby but had poor reception. The bathrooms were tiny, especially for a King room. Coffee facilities were limited.

            • Couple
              7.8

              The location of the hotel was great, we could walk to almost all major attractions. The room was comfortable and the breakfast was excellent. The staff were helpful allowing us to have a late check-out on the day we left & overall we had a lovely saty at The Barclay. I would defiitely stay there again.

              It can be quite noisy in the rooms if you are in one that faces the road - the constant beeping of taxis & whistling by the hotel staff to flag down a taxi can get a bit much at times

            • Single
              8.4

              it was central and close to the bus pick up for Javits centre

              no cafe style dining

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              Location good.

              No facility for making tea in the rooms. The extracters in the bathrooms did not work. Complementary Tea/coffee in lobby stopped at 7am.Basic internet facility should be complementary. the bathrooms are too small.

            • Group of friends
              5.8

              Location was good for walking but, I was very dissappointed at how dirty smelling the lobby was.

              I stayed in NYC before and after a trip to the Galapagos. On the way down I stayed at a Hilton and on th way back I spent a little extra to end the holiday on a high note and chose the Intercontinental. In Asia Intercon hotels are luxurious and wonderful. The Intercon Barclay was a big dissappointment. The smell in the lobby for all 3 days was sour and foul. It reminded me of a gym locker. I hated walking through the lobby and sometimes you could smell it on the stairs before you even entered the building. Considering I paid about 100 dollars more a night then the Hilton, which was only three streets away, the room was very small and cramped. The bathroom was also very small, dirty, and the grout in the tile had not been cleaned well

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Intercontinental The Barclay Hotel - New York New York location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            111 East 48Th St, New York, United States, 10017-1297

            Get directions
            City Center
            • New York
              5.4 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Grand Central Station
              600 m
            Underground stations
            • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
              300 m
            • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
              300 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
              220 m
            • Avra Estiatorio (cuisine: Greek)
              80 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  4 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              14
            • Number of rooms:
              20