Hotel in Tudor City Neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan near Grand Central Station | Westgate New York City Hotel

Westgate New York City Hotel FAQ

Westgate New York City is a full-service hotel in the historic Tudor City neighborhood in the heart of Midtown East Manhattan.

Q: Where is Westgate New York City located?
A: Westgate New York City sits in the historic Tudor City neighborhood in the heart of Midtown East Manhattan at 304 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017.

Q: When was the Westgate New York City purchased?
A: The purchase of the hotel will be finalized on June 6, 2018.

Q. When will Westgate Owners be able to book?
A. The property is currently a full-service hotel and there are no timeshare rooms at this time. Over the next year, we will be preparing for timeshare conversion of some of the rooms at the hotel; however in the meantime, starting June 6, 2018, Owners will be provided a special owner discounted rental rate of up to 20% off per night. Owners will also not be required to pay Resort Fees which will save them an additional $25 per night.

Q. When will guests check-in and out of the hotel?
A. Check-in: 3pm & Check-out: 11am

Q. Are Westgate Owners able to exchange weeks or use Bonus/Supplemental Weeks?
A. No, since this is a hotel and not a timeshare resort, there are no timeshare units to exchange into at the current time.

Q. What can you tell me about the hotel?
A. The hotel itself, with its gothic-revival architecture and pre-war charm blended with modern renovation, is a historical landmark also recognized by Historic Hotels of America. There are 23 floors with 300 guestrooms in total – 89 North Tower, 211 South Tower. This includes 242 standard rooms, 44 executive rooms and 14 executive suites.

Q. What do the guestrooms provide?
A. The rooms currently provide contemporary furniture, crown moldings, and Italian bathroom countertops. In-room amenities include Serenity beds with down duvet and pillows, triple-pane windows that provide privacy and quiet, flat screen LCD TVs, spacious wooden desks and more. Some rooms feature a king or queen bed, while others offer two double beds.

Q. Will the units be renovated to become timeshare units? What will be added?

A. Over the next year, Westgate will be exploring opportunities for timeshare conversion of a portion of the rooms at the hotel, however the details have not been finalized at this time. In the meantime, starting June 6, 2018, Owners will be provided a special owner discounted rental rate of up to 20% off per night. Owners will also not be required to pay Resort Fees which will save them an additional $25 per night.

Q: What are the available amenities?
A: Amenities include Business Center, 24-hour Fitness Center, valet parking, dry cleaning, laundry and babysitting services. The Business Center, located in the lobby, boasts high speed Internet, desktop computers, a fax machine, printer and photocopier. The Fitness Center is outfitted with weights, cardio and circuit training equipment 24/7, along with women’s locker rooms, sauna and showers.

Q. What are the dining options available onsite?
A. Herb N’ Kitchen serves seasonal soups, salads, artisanal sandwiches and more from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm.

Q. What landmarks are located around the hotel?
A. Close by attractions include the United Nations, Empire State Building, New York Public Library, Chrysler Building, Times Square, Madison Square Gardens, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Museum for Modern Art and so much more.

Q. Does the hotel offer meeting spaces?
A. Yes, there are 3,500 square feet of meeting and event rooms that sit on the lower, first and second floors of the building. These are ideal for small group meetings of up to 150 people and include Function Rooms and 2 Executive Boardrooms. Flexible state-of-the-art technology with high-speed internet access and catering are also available.

Q. Do the rooms come with a private balcony?
A. Some rooms come with a private balcony that provides stunning views of the City & East River.

Q. What is the size of each Hotel room?
A. The average room size is 260 square feet.

Q. Is parking available?
A. There is no on-site parking. Third party valet services are available at the following rates: standard $60/day, SUV $70/day. Owners will not receive a discount on parking since this is through a third party.

Q. Will parking fees be included in a Resort/Destination fees?
A. No, parking fees are separate.

Q. Which is the closest airport to the hotel?
La Guardia Airport is 7 miles from Manhattan, while John F. Kennedy International Airport is 15 miles away from Manhattan. Additionally, Newark International Airport is 18 miles from Manhattan.

Q. When was the property built? When was it last renovated?
The building was constructed in 1931 and last renovated in 2012.

Q. Will there be an Attraction Desk that sells tickets for area attractions available at the resort?
A. There will be a concierge to sell tickets and attend to related matters.

Q. Will housekeeping be the same for Owners at other Westgate properties?
A. Daily housekeeping will be offered for owners when renting per night.

Q. What is the minimum check-in age for guests?
A. The minimum age is 21 years old.

Q. Will a Security Deposit be charged for guests who check-in?
A. Yes, a security deposit of $50 by credit card or $200 in cash will be charged as you check into the hotel.

Q. What is the cancellation policy?
A. Unless otherwise stated, cancellations for most reservations must be made 72 hours before arrival by 3pm hotel time to avoid payment of a penalty in an amount equal to the cost of one night's room rate plus applicable taxes. Deposits are refundable if you cancel within your cancellation window. Please check the cancellation policy on your reservation for additional information as some reservations are non-refundable and/or have certain restrictions that apply.