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Fitzpatrick Grand Central

141 East 44th Street | New York, NY 10017 [See Map]
#67 in Best New York City Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating N/A Guest Rating
Property Type Hotel with 155 rooms, 9 floors
Primary View(s) City center, Neighborhood
Style Traditional
Best For Business travelers
AMENITIES Room Service, Dining, Parking See all amenities

U.S. News Review

Since its full renovation in 2011, the Fitzpatrick Grand Central (not to be confused with its sister property The Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel) has won increased favor from guests looking for convenient, comfortable lodging in a location ideal for navigating New York City's neighborhoods. At the corner of East 44th Street and Lexington Avenue, directly across from Grand Central Terminal, this Fitzpatrick hotel is within walking (or riding) distance of just about anywhere you'd need to go in central Manhattan. While recent guests rave about the hotel staff — some even say that the Fitzpatrick's is the kindest staff they've ever encountered — several visitors do mention that many of the 155 rooms and suites can be fairly small in size and tend to feel stuffy. But pillow-top mattresses, terrycloth bathrobes and flat-screen TVs help to make the space more comfortable. And if you need to stretch your legs, head to The Wheeltapper Pub, which serves traditional Irish fare both inside and on its outdoor heated patio. 

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Critic Reviews

Oyster.com

“The hotel's Irish roots are subtly felt, with the restaurant serving traditional pub fare in a cozy setting.”

Lonely Planet

“Elegant rooms with spacious windows and large bathrooms are provided at the Fitzpatrick Grand Central.”

Frommer's

“With an old world charm and distinctly Irish feel, The Fitzpatrick is a surprising oasis of calm in the Grand Central Terminal area.”

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor.com. A total of 726 guests have reviewed the Fitzpatrick Grand Central, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

Guest Ratings: 4.5 (based on 726 reviews)

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Dining
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms

Location & Parking

Located directly across the street from Grand Central Terminal, the Fitzpatrick Grand Central has one of the most convenient locations in the city, with access to multiple subway and rail lines.

  • Within a mile of Times Square, the United Nations, Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park
  • Multiple shopping, dining and entertainment options just steps from the hotel
  • Close to many corporate offices for business travelers
  • 24-hour valet parking ($50 to $60)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at the Fitzpatrick Grand Central are comfortable and traditional, with leather headboards, pillow-top mattresses and triple-sheeting with red accents throughout the neutral color palette; although standard rooms are somewhat small.

  • Coffee/tea maker, hairdryer and trouser press in room
  • Flat-screen TVs and iPod docking station
  • Fee for Internet access

Standard room size:

280 square feet
  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central's Wheeltapper Pub off the lobby is a traditional Irish pub with a railroad-themed decor. The restaurant hosts two bars and semi-private dining.

  • Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night bar menu
  • Year-round patio that is popular with local residents
  • 24-hour room service from the Wheeltapper menu

Number of restaurants:

1

Cuisine types:

American
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Spa

Kids

Fitness

Business

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central does not have a business center and has limited meeting space, but attracts business travelers because of its proximity to several large corporate offices.

  • Boardroom accommodates up to 18
  • Liam Neeson Suite on 10th floor can accommodate up to 50 for a reception
  • Patio with retractable roof can accommodate up to 90 guests and is open year round.

Number of meeting rooms:

2
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Golf

Wedding

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central can accommodate smaller weddings of up to 90 people. The Wheeltapper restaurant has an 2,200-square-foot outdoor patio that has flexible space suitable for cocktail receptions.

  • Liam Neeson Penthouse Suite can host an intimate gathering of up to 50 people
  • The hotel's wedding packages includes a red carpet roll out for brides
  • Honeymoon package available for couples looking to stay on their wedding night

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

90
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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Fitzpatrick Grand Central

141 East 44th Street | New York, NY 10017 [See Full Map]