Grand Hyatt New York

109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal | New York, NY 10017 [See Map]
#121 in Best New York City Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating N/A Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 4706 reviews
Property Type Hotel with 1,306 rooms, 25 floors
Primary View(s) City center
Style Modern
Best For Business travelers, Couples, Solo travelers

U.S. News Review

The Grand Hyatt New York makes an excellent home base for sightseers, with its central location next to Grand Central Station. After a long day of exploration, guests can savor a scrumptious meal at one of two in-house eateries before retiring to one of the hotel's accommodations (which were renovated in 2011), which feature all of the Hyatt amenities you would expect. Plush Hyatt Grand Beds, sleek 37-inch flat-screen TVs, Geneva Sound Systems with iPod docking stations and June Jacobs bath products are some of the guest room amenities recent guests praise. The hotel also boasts a 24-hour fitness center and easy access to iconic New York City landmarks, like Times Square, Fifth Avenue and Central Park. However, some guests say that despite the hotel's fairly recent major facelift, the rates are still overpriced for the lacking customer service. Still, most previous visitors say they would return to this Hyatt for its superb location alone. Another bonus of choosing to bed down here: If you're a Hyatt Gold Passport holder, you're eligible to receive freebies, and earn and use points here.

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Critic Reviews


“Sitting directly next to Grand Central Terminal — and its five subway lines — means the Grand Hyatt is smack in the middle of one of the most constantly congested and transient hubs of the city. Because of this, police officers and security are always plentiful, and the hotel's block is fairly safe.”

New York Magazine

“The vast, echoing lobby is filled with the gentle white noise of a granite waterfall and features brass columns and black marble floor — all of which combine to suggest a luxury mall.”


“The hotel's location — a stone's throw from the famed Grand Central Terminal — and size makes it a top pick among conventioneers and large groups.”


“This historic hotel has been transformed into sleek and modern central hub. The lobby feels fresh, with low-slung leather furniture and two towering Jaume Plensa sculptures.”

Guest Rooms

At 250 square feet, guest rooms at the Grand Hyatt New York are relatively larger than the standard New York City hotel room. All rooms feature the signature Hyatt Grand Bed with plush pillow-top mattresses and all-white European linens. Enjoy spa-like bathroom services in the comfort of your room with granite vanities, stone flooring and marble shower stalls.

  • iPod docking stations and 37-inch flat-screen TVs in every room
  • Blackout drapes and soundproof windows
  • June Jacobs bath products in all rooms

Standard room size:

250 square feet
  • Internet (free)
  • 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
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Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 4706 guests have reviewed the Grand Hyatt New York, giving it a rating of 4.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.0 (based on 4706 reviews)

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  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Dining
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center

Location & Parking

Located adjacent to Grand Central Station, the Grand Hyatt New York City sits in midtown Manhattan near many popular restaurants and top shopping spots. Just a block east of the Chrysler Building, this hotel boasts impressive views of the city.

  • Times Square, Central Park and the theater district are all within walking distance
  • Concierge can assist guests with booking tours and tickets
  • Tons of shopping options within the vicinity of the hotel
  • 24-hour valet parking ($65 to $75)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

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


The Grand Hyatt New York's restaurant is the sleek New York Central Bar and Kitchen. The elevated chef's table provides a view of the kitchen as chefs put together a calculated dinner presentation using fresh and seasonal ingredients. For quick and hearty meals, stop by the Market in the Grand Hyatt New York, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Gluten-free options available at New York Central
  • Market is open 24-hours daily and features gourmet grab-and-go options

Number of restaurants:


Cuisine types:

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



The Grand Hyatt New York provides in-room spa services only. To schedule spa services, it is advised to call the spa directly.

  • Exclusive to hotel guests only
  • Treatments are delivered in the comfort and privacy of guest rooms
  • Hair services not available

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna


For parents with young girls who like American Girl dolls, The Grand Hyatt New York offers an American Girl Package, which includes milk and cookies, a gift card, free breakfast for children younger than 5 and more.

  • Cribs available for young children
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs


The StayFit fitness center at the Grand Hyatt New York provides a fitness center large enough for free-motion activities. It also includes weight equipment and Precor cardiovascular equipment with personal televisions. The hotel also provides a map of suggested nearby running and biking routes, which includes a course through Central Park.

  • Open 24 hours
  • Complimentary towels and filtered water provided
  • On-demand yoga on TV in guest rooms
  • Guest services will coordinate with local gyms to set up a trainer
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats


The recently renovated 60,000 square feet of event space at the Grand Hyatt New York is ideal for hosting meetings and business events. Audiovisual services, Wi-Fi capabilities and gourmet catering are available and staff is ready and willing to assist with planning business events.

  • The convenient midtown Manhattan location provides easy access for attendees
  • 24-hour business center
  • 44 meeting rooms and event spaces available, with capacities ranging from 10 to 2,500 guests

Number of meeting rooms:

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




Weddings at the Grand Hyatt New York are set in historical and grandiose ballrooms. The Manhattan Ballroom features 24-foot-tall glass windows overlooking 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. The Empire Ballroom, where John F. Kennedy accepted the Democratic Party nomination for Presidency in 1960, offers 18,000 square feet of space and lavish touches like sparkling chandeliers. No matter which setting is selected, the Grand Hyatt New York offers on-site staff and top-notch service.

  • Personalize the entire experience from dining options to decor
  • Personal consultants provided
  • Free honeymoon stay at any Hyatt Hotel if you host your wedding at the Grand Hyatt New York

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

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

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Grand Hyatt New York

109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal | New York, NY 10017 [See Full Map]