The Lexington

New York City - Manhattan, USA

4.2 K reviews
Very good romantic hotel. Close to Starbucks. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
511 Lexington Avenue at 48th Street New York New York 10017


This attractive, elegant city hotel has an excellent location on Lexington Avenue in central Manhattan. In the immediate vicinity there are countless shopping venues, as well as restaurants and bars. A stop for the public transport service is a stone's throw away.


The hotel was built in 1930. The air-conditioned establishment comprises a total of 685 rooms. At the accommodation, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a cloakroom and a safe. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. Additional facilities at the establishment include a newspaper stand. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Available services and facilities include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed, a queen-size bed or a king-size bed. There is also a safe. A fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. The daily newspaper is laid out for guests in the the rooms. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. The accommodation offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The hotel offers a gym (for a fee) to travellers. A disco and a nightclub are among the available leisure options.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent midtown location. Excellent places to eat. Location is fabulous.

    "Great location." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Close to public transport and the train." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly."

  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Well equiped gym. Efficient gym center. Great work out room.

    "Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

  • Vibe
    "Awesome vibe"

    Fantastic atmosphere. I loved the decor. Relaxed lobby area.

    "Awesome vibe." "Pleasant entrance area." "Friendly atmosphere." "Stylish hotel." "Relatively modern hotel." "Hotel is relatively luxurious." "Nice for romantic trips." "Luxury hotel." "Good for business people."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    I loved the decor. Relaxed lobby area. Lovely public areas.

    "Great conference area and nice entrance area." "New facilities." "Beautiful architecture." "Elevator in need of updating."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Flawless check-in. Staff was extremely accommodating. Service was impeccable.

    "Great reception with professional, welcoming service." "Poorly rated housekeeping and restaurant service." "Great concierge service." "Room service could have been improved." "Booking process should be better organized." "Bar service is acceptable." "Hotel security can be an issue."

  • Cleanliness

    Great cleanliness. Hotel was clean and comfortable. Room was clean and comfortable.

    "Clean hotel facilities." "Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Free continental breakfast. No complimentary breakfast. Plain toast.

    "Breakfast is average."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    You have to pay for wifi. Terrible Wifi. No free wifi in rooms.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Internet is affordable."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Carpet in room looks old. Broken AC/HEAT. Broken coffee machine.

    "Badly maintained rooms with poor minibars and kitchenettes." "Okay beds, and room cleanliness and condition are acceptable." "Small rooms with poor views, A/C, and furnishings." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Shower can be a problem." "Standard TV."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Loud ac unit. Walls are paper thin. Broken AC/HEAT.

    "Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." "Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds."