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Shoreham Hotel

33 West 55th Street | New York, NY 10019 [See Map]
#142 in Best New York City Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
Property Type Boutique hotel with 177 rooms, 2 towers, one with 11 floors and another with 10 floors
Primary View(s) City center
Style Modern
Best For Business travelers
AMENITIES Room Service, Internet Access, Business Center See all amenities

U.S. News Review

Champagne at check-in, Aveda bath products in the accommodations and complimentary cappuccinos or espressos from 6 to 11 a.m. are just a few of the reasons guests feel like superstars at midtown Manhattan's Shoreham Hotel. This luxury boutique appeals to those looking for easy access to top attractions — Central Park and Broadway included — as well as a relaxing urban oasis for unwinding from Gotham's buzzing city streets. Accommodations are outfitted with desirable amenities, including sleek flat-screen TVs, Bose CD players and 300-thread-count linens. Travelers describe the property as clean, spacious and convenient, praising the modern decor that extends from the chic lobby to the stylish Shoreham Bar. And though a few guests do say that some rooms are in need of a revamp, most say the cool atmosphere and friendly staff make up for this slight drawback.

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Travel + Leisure

“Most people don't think of midtown Manhattan as a place to chill out — but don't tell the Shoreham, a 177-room hotel that resembles a chic spa retreat.”

Frommer's

“Extremely contemporary design, free shoeshine and a greeting with champagne doesn't make up for the fact that a lot of the rooms here are small and dark…[but] room rates do include a 24-hour self-service coffee bar, continental breakfast and the ministrations of a staff that really does seem to care.”
Award: Frommer's Highly Recommended

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor.com. A total of 609 guests have reviewed the Shoreham Hotel, giving it a rating of 3.5, on a scale of 1-5.

Guest Ratings: 3.5 (based on 609 reviews)

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Pets Allowed
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center

Location & Parking

Shoreham Hotel is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in midtown Manhattan, close to luxury shopping, Broadway theaters and Central Park. Guests can walk to three subway stops to access six lines, make use of the hotel's private car service, or stay close by to experience such sites as the Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall.

  • Valet parking is available for $45 plus tax per day; $55 plus tax for SUVs
  • This part of town — home to Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys and FAO Schwarz — is a shopper's heaven
  • There are plenty of places to eat nearby
  • 24-hour valet parking ($45 to $55)
  • 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

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at Shoreham Hotel are cool and modern, with light wood furniture, white bedding and illuminated headboards. Located behind translucent sliding doors, some of the marble and slate bathrooms include spa tubs. Visitors looking for more space can book a junior suite, while the Penthouse can act as both a swanky getaway and a meeting area.

  • Standard rooms are cozy at 177 square feet
  • In-room Internet access provided for a daily fee
  • The Atrium Loft guest room includes a 40-square-foot hot tub

Standard room size:

177 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 Shoreham Bar's decor matches that of the hotel's guest rooms, with tropical hues popping out from whitewashed walls and translucent glass. The focus of the Shoreham Bar is, of course, its eclectic cocktails. But the eatery also serves a menu of whimsical snacks (such as goat cheese fritters and parmesan-topped truffle popcorn) and light meals (like pan-seared sea bass and grilled hanger steak).

  • The hotel offers 24-hour room service, with a limited menu after 11 p.m.
  • Several hotel promotions include breakfast; otherwise, a continental buffet is provided for around $20
  • Complimentary espresso, cappuccino and tea service is available throughout the day

Number of restaurants:

1
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Spa

Kids

Suites at the Shoreham Hotel include pull-out sofabeds, and cribs are available for $10 per stay. But aside from that, the Shoreham Hotel doesn't really cater to guests with youngsters in tow.

  • Kid-friendly Central Park and FAO Schwartz are nearby
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The Shoreham Hotel's 24-hour gym includes cardio equipment with personal TVs, plus free weights and a dedicated yoga area with mats, tension straps and balance balls. Although there are no windows, the fitness center is equipped with wall-to-wall mirrors that make the space feel larger.

  • Complimentary amenities include water and towels
  • Central Park's running and bike trails are four blocks away
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Shoreham Hotel has a 24-hour business center (with computer, Internet, fax and printing access) and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Meeting planners are available to assist with events in spaces that include a conference room and penthouse suites.

  • Convenient to midtown corporate offices
  • The Shoreham Bar provides a nice setting for a post-meeting drink

Number of meeting rooms:

4
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

At Shoreham Hotel, small- to medium-sized pets (weighing less than 30 pounds) are welcome with a $250 deposit that is fully refundable if no damage occurs during the pet's stay. Owners are asked to notify the hotel about the pet prior to their arrival.

  • Additional services, such as dog walking and dog sitting, are available upon request
  • Pets allowed (free)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

Wedding

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Shoreham Hotel

33 West 55th Street | New York, NY 10019 [See Full Map]