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1 room, 2 adults

The Watson Hotel

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
440 West 57th Street, New York, NY, 10019-3013, United States of America

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Central Park
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
  • Comfortable hotel, large rooms, excellent value, good food. Needs some updating but was…Jan 4, 2020
  • good stayNov 20, 2019

The Watson Hotel

from €1,507
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Standard Queen Room

What’s around The Watson Hotel


  • In Midtown
  • Central Park - 7 min walk
  • Columbus Circle - 7 min walk
  • Metropolitan Opera House - 9 min walk
  • Lincoln Center - 9 min walk
  • Carnegie Hall - 9 min walk
  • Broadway Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Gershwin Theater - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) - 29 min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 49 min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 5 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 15 min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) - 26 min drive
  • New York Penn Station - 30 min walk
  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 3 min drive
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 3 min drive
  • 50 St. Station (8th Av.) - 7 min walk
  • 59 St. - Columbus Circle Station - 7 min walk
  • 57 St. - 7 Av Station - 9 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 591 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 18 floors


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1964
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Grab bar - in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Croatian
  • English
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

The Watson Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Watson Hotel New York
  • The Watson Hotel Hotel New York
  • Watson Hotel
  • Watson New York
  • Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
  • Holiday Inn Midtown New York
  • Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
  • Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown
  • The Watson Hotel Hotel
  • The Watson Hotel New York


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • The seasonal pool is open from May to September.
  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 6 PM.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Mandatory fees

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

    • A 4.5 percent city/local tax will be charged
    • Destination fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 35.44 (subject to availability)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 35.43 (subject to availability)

    Valet parking costs USD 52 per day

    Refrigerators are available for USD 10 per night

    Rollaway beds are available for USD 35.0 per day

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 28.69 for adults and USD 28.69 for children (approximately)

    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.

    FAQs for The Watson Hotel

    • Is there a pool at The Watson Hotel?
      Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10 AM to 6 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at The Watson Hotel?
      Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
    • Is parking offered at The Watson Hotel?
      Yes. Valet parking costs USD 52 per day.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Watson Hotel?
      You can check in from 4:00 PM to midnight. There's a charge of USD 35.44 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 35.43 (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near The Watson Hotel?
      Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Rex (2-min walk), The Morning Star Restaurant (2-min walk), and Masseria deo Vini (2-min walk).

    Recent reviews

    Good 7.6 From 4,938 reviews

    Good 6.0
    Surprisingly quiet location for being in NYC
    We have visited NYC several times and quite often the rooms in hotels in NYC are small. So we (a family of 3) were happy to see that our room was big. We could actually opened our 2 big suitcases and still have plenty of space to walk around in the room. Very close to Central Park, which was ideal for a morning run when we wanted to do so. The pool in this hotel is quite small and was crowded during our stay. Facilities are quite dated but everything works well. I would have given a better rating for this hotel but we had such bad and rude service on the day we checked out. We needed to keep our luggage in the left luggage room as our flight was at night. We were told to take it to another room and when we took it there, we were told it is the wrong room. The chap was so surly and marched us through the crowded lobby. He was unpleasant and so rude to us.
    Janet, ie1 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    I think all hotels should offer free breakfast....essential competitive component.
    ie2 night family trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Reliable location
    I've returned many times to this hotel; the rooms are large. The location is convenient to Lincoln Center, and fairly close in to midtown attractions and Times square, though the immediate blocks around the hotel are uninteresting. Also, very easy to drive in to their on site garage from Henry Hudson parkway without getting into city traffic. Lobby decor is strange and unappealing. Staff are very pleasant. Good value.
    ie3 night romance trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Nice experience
    Watson Hotel was a good choice, well located, friendly staff, large room. I enjoyed this experience and I highly recommend the place to anyone who's visiting NYC.
    Constantin, ie2 night business trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Very good value
    Very good value for a great location, friendly, polite staff and surprisingly large rooms
    ie2 night business trip
    Very Good 8.0
    Good enough
    The hotel is well-located, in walking distance to many attractions, restaurants/cafes and shops. It is not super new, but clean and comfortable enough
    Natalia, ie1 night trip with friends
    Very Good 8.0
    The Watson Hotel
    Convenient. Clean. Accessible. Efficient check in and check out. Good service. Affordable.
    Miriam, ie4 night trip with friends
    Very Good 8.0
    Great location close to Central park. The hotel is is in ok condition, but the noise from flushing toilets in the surrounding rooms are a bit loud. Freindly staff. Breakfast a little bit to expensive.
    Jes, ie4 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    Hotel is fine! 15min walk to time square, room is ok, basic. Hotel needs refurbishment but is clean
    ie3 night family trip
    Very Good 8.0
    NY in fall
    Great location, clean room. Old f&f but fine
    Aine, ie4 night romance trip

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