W New York - Downtown

8 Albany Street | New York, NY 10006  [SEE MAP]New York, NY  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Funky rooms and rooftop bar
Travelers say staff could be more impressive
This super swanky member of the W Hotels clan offers guests easy access to Gotham's most-loved downtown attractions, including the Statue of Liberty and Battery Park. Accommodations feature contemporary furnishings and eye-catching red accents, along with a few luxurious accoutrements, such as goose down comforters, signature Bliss spa products, iPod docking stations and flat-screen TVs. Overall, guests enjoy the fanciful, sleek decor of the W New York – Downtown and praise the versatile property features, which range from the modern FIT gym to the W2Go gourmet meal service. However, some complain that the hotel service staff could stand to improve. And though the nightly rates run high, rest assured that if you're a member of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program, you may receive extra perks, such as free nights and free upgrades, for choosing to stay here.
New York, NY
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 217 rooms
Primary View
City center



  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019



When it opened in 2010, this W hotel brought the suit-focused Financial District with a dose of cool.

Travel + Leisure


This 58-story hotel touts all of the amenities that the W brand is known for: signature bed and bathrobes, rainforest shower, and a snack-filled Munchie Box on a whim.



In the heart of the Financial District, this W outpost juxtaposes the gritty feel of the Financial District with sleek surfaces.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 1366 have reviewed the W New York - Downtown, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1366 reviews 4.0 (based on 1366 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Rooms at this W outpost are outfitted in a stark white color scheme, with pops of red, and feature futuristic lighting, beds with 350-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets and goosedown comforters. Bathrooms feature walk-in rainforest showers, and other in-room amenities include LCD flat-screen TVs with DVD players and iPod docking stations.
  • In-room Wi-Fi is $14.95 per 24 hours; internet is complimentary in lobby area
  • Hotel's Whatever/Whenever service can accommodate a variety of special requests

Standard room size274 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The hotel is situated in Lower Manhattan in the Battery Park area, near the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and the twin reflecting pools. Some rooms offer views of One World Trade Center. The hotel is also close to the Financial District and within walking distance of Wall Street.
  • Access to subway lines 1, N and R via nearby stations
  • A few restaurant and nightlife options nearby
  • 24-hour valet parking ($60 to $65)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

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


At the Living Room Bar + Terrace, guests can enjoy light fare and cocktails at the bar, both indoors and on the outdoor patio, weather permitting. For more substantial meals, the property offers 24-hour room service.
  • New restaurant set to open in 2017

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

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


Babysitting services can be arranged with the concierge, cribs are also available.
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs


    The 1,000-square-foot FIT Gym features elliptical machines, stationary bikes and cardio equipment, along with weight machines and dumbbells.
    • Gym is open to hotel guests 24 hours
    • Personal training sessions available
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


    The business center, available to hotel guests 24 hours a day, has workstations, laptops, printers, scanners, fax machines, and audiovisual equipment. Those looking to host meetings have four event spaces to choose from, with the largest venue accommodating up to 54 people reception-style. The meeting spaces can be combined to fit the needs of larger events and conferences.
    • Laptops available for rental
    • Complimentary boarding pass printing

    Number of meeting rooms4

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


    Pets are allowed at the hotel, with no weight restrictions, for a $25 daily room charge and a $100 cleaning fee. The hotel's "Pets Are Welcome" (PAW) program offers a pet toy and treat, clean-up bags, pet beds, leashes, and food and water bowls.
    • Dog-sitting and walking available
    • Litter boxes available
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking (with fee)
    • Pet-sitting (with fee)


    The hotel can provide wedding planning for services and receptions, and offers customized menus and packages for out-of-town guests' accommodations.
    • Bride and groom upgraded to suite for wedding night

    Maximum wedding guest capacity150

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

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