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1 room, 2 adults

Freehand New York

4-star4 stars
23 Lexington Ave, New York, NY, 10010, United States of America

4-star hotel with 5 restaurants, near 5th Avenue
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  • Great location. Very relaxed atmosphere perfect after a busy day sightseeing. The kids…Oct 31, 2019
  • Super professionelles und freundliches Personal an der Rezeption!! Echt top! Zustand…Jul 5, 2019

Freehand New York

from €87
  • Premium King
  • Premium Queen
  • Private Quad
  • Three Company
  • Corner King
  • Cozy Queen
  • Superior Queen
  • Studio Queen
  • Premium Quad ADA
  • Deluxe King
  • Gallery Suite ADA
  • GW Suite

What’s around Freehand New York


  • In Midtown
  • 5th Avenue - 4 min walk
  • Union Square Park - 10 min walk
  • Empire State Building - 17 min walk
  • Chrysler Building - 18 min walk
  • Macy's - 18 min walk
  • Grand Central Terminal - 20 min walk
  • New York University - 21 min walk

Getting around

  • John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) - 30 min drive
  • Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 28 min drive
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 22 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 2 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 17 min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) - 28 min drive
  • New York 23rd St. Station - 10 min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 15 min walk
  • New York 14th St. Station - 18 min walk
  • 23 St. Station (Park Av.) - 2 min walk
  • 23 St. Station (5th Av.) - 6 min walk
  • 28 St. Station (Park Av. S) - 6 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 395 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-noon
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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 allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No 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
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 5 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Nightclub
  • Arcade/game room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Simon and the Whale - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Studio - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Smile to Go - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

GW Bar - This cocktail bar serves light fare only.

Broken Shaker - This rooftop bar serves brunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Freehand New York’s small print

Also known as

  • Freehand New York Hotel
  • Freehand Hotel
  • Freehand
  • Freehand New York Hotel
  • Freehand New York New York
  • Freehand New York Hotel New York


For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between USD 5 and USD 100 for adults, and USD 5 and USD 100 for children (approximately)

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

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 Freehand New York

  • Does Freehand New York offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Freehand New York does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Freehand New York?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Freehand New York.
  • Are pets allowed at Freehand New York?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Freehand New York?
    You can check in from 3 PM to noon. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Freehand New York?
    Yes, there are 5 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Maialino (3-min walk), Eleven Madison Park (4-min walk), and Blue Smoke (4-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 1,336 reviews

Good 6.0
Got a terrible room first, there was a brick wall right outside the window. Talked to staff but they said all rooms in that category would be the same. I asked for another room and they made me pay for the upgrade. The new room was nicer although the bathroom was tiny.
ie4 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel for the creative class!
Cool hotel with great restaurants and public areas to work/chill in. Excellent rooftop bar, Simon & The Whale restaurant is great with a great bar too. Rooms are smallish, but kept very clean and beds are very comfortable. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay here again.
Graeme, ie7 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel and cool atmosphere!
One of the coolest hotels I have ever stayed in! The common areas were beautiful, and the food & drinks we had at the various restaurants and bars was delicious. The games room is a really fun and nice touch. Shame the rooftop wasn´t open yet, but we loved everything else about this hotel. Great staff, amazing atmosphere, excellent location (just 1 block from the nearest subway) and the rooms were a really good size too (we had views of the Chrysler from our window!). The bed was super comfy as well.
ieRomance trip
Very Good 8.0
Everything was great. Apart from the bottle of water, said it was free, but didn’t have any bottle at the room.
fabiola, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
I love this place. My new home away from home. The room is nicely appointed and the staff is very accommodating.
us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, I expected ammenities to be limited, but they seemed a bit too limited in my opinion. The room was not bad by any means, but the images provided by the website were quite deceptive and mislead me to believe that the room would be much larger then it actually was. While I did enjoy my stay and do not hold anything against the staff, who were all very helpful and polite, I would not opt to stay at this hotel again.
Joshua, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Really enjoyed our short stay at freehand. Front desk personal went above and beyond.. I believe his name was Parker brought overall great energy during quarantine pandemic times.
Johanna, us1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Ok stay but has issues
Great location, the beds are comfortable and the staff are good. The problem is it's noisy (no soundproofing in the doors), the bathrooms are awful (bad shower pressure, water gets everywhere because the shower curtains aren't long enough, the sink is tiny and badly placed), and the elevators take forever because people are always flooding up and down to and from the rooftop bar.
ca5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good vibes
Cool hotel with friendly staff which offers good restaurant and bars. Artistic interior with good vibes. Loved it.
Helene, us6 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Comfortable and fun!
This hotel was very fun and comfortable! The room was cozy and the bed was nice. Luckily we seemed to have quiet neighbors and didn’t experience any noise in the middle of the night, though i could tell the walls seemed thin at times. I loved how the room was decorated and loved how many onsite options there were for food and drinks. Only complaints: the heater had a mind of its own and resetting the temp didn’t seem to work, it was stuck on 74 which is way too hot for me to sleep. We had to open the window despite it being 25 degrees out. Also the shower was set up a bit weird and got water all over the floor whenever we showered, we couldn’t figure out why. I’d give this place a solid 7.5 out of 10.
Jenna, us3 night trip

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