Westgate New York City is a full-service hotel in the historic Tudor City neighborhood in the heart of Midtown East Manhattan. We look forward to hosting you! If you have any questions about the transition to Westgate, its impact to your existing reservations, or what this means for Westgate Owners, please review this page and additional answers at the FAQ links below.
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 Westgate New York City purchased?
A: The purchase of the hotel was completed on June 6, 2018.
Q. When will guests be able to check-in and check-out of the hotel?
A. Check-in: 3pm and Check-out: 12pm (which closely parallels most hotels in NYC).
Q. What can you tell me about the hotel?
A. A historical landmark recognized by Historic Hotels of America, the hotel features gothic revival architecture blended with modern renovations. There are a total of 23 floors with 300 guestrooms – 89 in the North Tower and 211 in the South Tower. The hotel contains 248 guestrooms, 39 suites and 13 balcony rooms, making it a premier choice for Midtown Manhattan hotels.
Q. What do the guestrooms provide?
A. The rooms currently provide contemporary furniture, crown moldings and Italian bathroom countertops. In-room amenities include a down duvet and pillows, comfy club chairs, full private bathroom with shower/tub combination and curved shower rod, work area with ergonomic desk chair, dual-cup coffeemaker, flat-screen TV with premium channels and on-demand movies, laptop-sized safe, alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, WiFi (fee), blackout curtains, triple pane windows for a quieter atmosphere and adjustable AC. Some rooms feature a king or queen bed, while others offer two double beds.
Q: What are the available onsite amenities?
A: Amenities include a 24-hour Business Center, 24-hour Fitness Center, valet parking (fee), dry cleaning, and laundry services. The Business Center, located in the lobby, boasts high-speed Internet access, desktop computers, a fax machine, printer and photocopier. The Fitness Center is outfitted with weights, cardio and circuit training equipment, along with women's locker rooms, sauna and showers.
Q. What dining options are available?
A. Tudor City Restaurant is situated on the Lobby Level and serves a sumptuous American Buffet Breakfast each morning between 7:00 am and 10:30 pm. Tudor City Market Place is located on the Lobby Level and is open from 6:30am until 11:00 PM daily and proudly serves Starbucks™ coffees and teas along with an array of soups, salads, sandwiches, snacks, freshly baked goods and bottled beverages.
Q. What landmarks are located around the hotel?
A. Nearby attractions include the United Nations Plaza, Empire State Building, New York Public Library, Chrysler Building, Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, Grand Central Terminal, Bryant Park, Tudor City Greens, Central Park, American Museum of Natural History, Radio City Music Hall and so much more.
Q. Does the hotel offer meeting space?
A. Yes, the hotel features 3,500 square feet of meeting and event rooms 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 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 and 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. Valet parking services are available at the following rates: standard $65/day and SUV $75/day. There is no onsite parking.
Q. Which is the closest airport to the hotel?
La Guardia Airport is seven miles from Manhattan, while John F. Kennedy International Airport is 15 miles away from Manhattan. Additionally, Newark International Airport is 21 miles from Manhattan, and Westchester County Airport is 37 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 housekeeping be offered?
A. Daily housekeeping will be offered.
Q. Is the hotel pet friendly?
A. Yes, the hotel is pet friendly. Dogs only are permitted up to 75lbs combined total weight. Two dogs maximum. A mandatory Cleaning Fee of $170 plus a Pet Deposit of $100, which is returned if there is no damage to the unit, is required at check-in. Breed restrictions apply. No charge for service animals. See Terms & Conditions for full policy details.
Q. What is the minimum check-in age for guests?
A. The minimum check-in 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 per night 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 nonrefundable and/or have certain restrictions that apply.