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Freehand New York

Hotel star rating:

  1. Manhattan
  2. USA

Why book with us?

  • Low Deposits
  • Price Match Guarantee
  • Secure Booking
  • Monthly Payments available

Guests love...

  • Excellent City Hotel
  • Excellent Family Hotel

What guests say...

Location 4.8/5775 reviews
Great location
Vibe 4.6/5464 reviews
Awesome vibe
Wellness Area 4.3/513 reviews
Great wellness & sports facilities

Good to know...

  • Beautiful architecture
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Stylish hotel
Freehand New York
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Located in Manhattan's Flatiron District, Freehand New York is housed in the former George Washington Hotel—once home to many storied writers, musicians and creatives. Designed by Roman and Williams and featuring custom-commissioned artwork by Bard College students and alumni throughout, we're revitalizing the artistic community in a historic NY neighborhood. Designed by Roman and Williams, all of our rooms feature comfortable bedding, custom-commissioned artwork by Bard College students and alumni, plus all the necessities to make you feel at home. Work or play, we've got you covered.

Top Facilities
  • Bar
  • Fitness
  • Gym
  • Restaurants
  • Terrace
  • WiFi
    • Facilities

      • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
      • Bar/lounge
      • Handrails in hallways
      • Handrails in stairways
      • Wheelchairs available on site
      • Elevator
      • 24-hour front desk
      • Grocery/convenience store
      • Dry cleaning/laundry service
      • Free WiFi
      • Smoke-free property
      • Nightclub
      • Terrace
      • Luggage storage
      • ATM/banking
      • Breakfast available (surcharge)
      • Number of restaurants - 5
      • Concierge services
      • Gift shops or newsstand
      • Shopping on site
      • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
      • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
      • Television in common areas
      • 24-hour fitness facilities
      • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
      • Wheelchair accessible parking
      • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
      • Arcade/game room
      • Wedding services
      • In-room accessibility
      • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
      • Assistive listening devices available
      • Braille or raised signage
      • Multilingual staff
      • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
      • Free newspapers in lobby
      • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
    • Sports

      • Gym
      • Sun terrace

What's this hotel doing to help you have a safe stay?

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Room facilities

Make yourself at home in one of the 395 air-conditioned rooms featuring Smart televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

All Inclusive

Enjoy seafood at Simon and the Whale, one of the hotel's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Other Information

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

5th Avenue - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Flatiron Building - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Union Square Park - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Empire State Building - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Chrysler Building - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Macy's - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Grand Central Terminal - 1.7 km / 1 mi
New York University - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Washington Square Park - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Madison Square Garden - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Times Square - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Chelsea Market - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
New Amsterdam Theater - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
United Nations Headquarters - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) - 27.6 km / 17.1 mi
Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 23.2 km / 14.4 mi
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 14.6 km / 9.1 mi
New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 20.7 km / 12.9 mi

The preferred airport for Freehand New York is John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK).

Taxes, resort fees and deposits may apply and are payable locally.

Points of interest
  • Newark (EWR) Airport 1h 10m
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