Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York

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135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002  show map
 3 stars
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Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Jogging track

Ice skating

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • Short walk from times square - Modern, clean rooms - Nice breakfast
  • Well worth the money - Room is modern - Very professional staff
  • Room was delightful for a budget hotel - Staff was really nice - Breakfast area isn't very nice
  • Staff was great - Rooms were fantastic - Located about a mile from time's square
  • Two and half blocks from the subway - Enjoyed the room - Nice sized bathroom

Overview

Located in the neighborhood of Soho, the two-star Gem Hotel-Soho, an Ascend Collection Hotel, is close to art galleries, world-famous restaurants and shopping areas.

The hotel offers free Wi-Fi across the entire property.

All 45 air-conditioned rooms offer flat-panel LCD TV and full bathroom.

The hotel has no restaurant on-site.

Canal Street Train Station is in 1km and La Guardia International Airport is in 11.5km

Number of rooms:   45.

Rooms

All the rooms feature modern design and cordless phones, bathroom amenities, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards.

Dining options

The hotel has no restaurant on-site, but it is conveniently located close to many world-famous restaurants serving the best local and international dishes and have a wide selection of wines.

Services

Free Wi-Fi internet is available in the entire hotel.

The convention center is available nearby.

Leisure

The fitness center is available nearby.

Additional features

The rooms and facilities for the people with disabilities are available on site.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid off-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Guest Parking

  • No parking available.

Sports & Fitness

  • Ice skating
  • Unlit outdoor tennis courts
  • Yoga class
  • Bowling
  • Bike path
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Squash
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Playground

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Goose feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Speaker phone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

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City Center
  • New York
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canal Street
    3700 ft
  • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • Bowery Station
    1700 ft
  • Essex St - Delancey St Station
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American, Delicatessen)
    900 ft
  • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery (cuisine: Bakery)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    45

Rooms and availability

All the rooms feature modern design and cordless phones, bathroom amenities, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards.

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Double Queen Room
Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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Spacious light room offers a Queen size bed, work desk area and modern bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Double Queen Room
    Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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    Room facilities
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      Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
      Size: 250 sq. feet
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      Spacious light room offers a Double bed, work desk and modern bathroom.

      Room facilities
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        Double Room
        Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
        Size: 250 sq. feet
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        Spacious light accessible room offers a Double bed, work desk and modern bathroom.

        Room facilities
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          Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
          Size: 250 sq. feet
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          Spacious light room offers two Double beds and modern bathroom.

          Room facilities
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            Size: 250 sq. feet
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            Spacious light room with park view offers two Double beds and modern bathroom.

            Room facilities

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York New York location
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              Hotel Address:

              135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

              Get directions
              City Center
              • New York
                1.1 mi
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Canal Street
                3700 ft
              • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
                1.1 mi
              Underground stations
              • Bowery Station
                1700 ft
              • Essex St - Delancey St Station
                2000 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American, Delicatessen)
                900 ft
              • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery (cuisine: Bakery)
                100 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                45

              Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member Location

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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              The city center is in 1.6km.

              Bowery, a street and a small neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City, is in 270m

              Merchant's House Museum, New York City's only 19th-century home, having preserved intact with original furnishings, is in 540m

              Lower East Side Tenement Museum is in 540m

              The Orpheum Theater is in 630m

              Chinatown (New York), the largest Chinatown in the USA, is in 630m

              Little Italy, consisting of Italian stores and restaurants, is in 720m

              Children's Museum of the Arts is in 720m

              Places of interest

              • The Philadelphia Orchestra - 1700 ft

              Historical sites

              • The Angel Oresanz Foundation - 1400 ft

              Museums

              • Anthology Film Archives - 400 ft
              • New York Kunsthalle - 1400 ft
              • Sex Museum - 1400 ft
              • Sir John Soane Museum - 1700 ft
              • Society of the Educational Art - 1700 ft
              • Merchant's House Museum - 1700 ft
              • Abc NO Rio - 1700 ft
              • New York Shakespeare Festival - 2000 ft
              • Lower East Side Tenement Msm - 2000 ft
              • Freakatorium - 2000 ft
              • New Museum of Contemporary Art - 2000 ft

              Halls

              • Ukrainian National Home - 2000 ft

              Universities, Institutes

              • Pratt Institute - 1400 ft
              • Clemente Soto Velez Cultural - 1700 ft
              • New York University-Dept Athlt - 2000 ft
              • American Language Institute - 2000 ft
              • University of the Streets Inc - 2000 ft

              Theaters

              • Landmark's Sunshine Cinema - 400 ft

              Underground stations

              Local Attractions

              • The Municipal Building - 1.0 mi
                Chambers and Centre streets, New York City
              • The Jefferson Market Garden - 1.1 mi
                70 A Greenwich Ave, New York City
              • City Hall Park Visitor Information Center - 1.1 mi
                Broadway at south end of City Hall Park, New York City
              • Center for Jewish History - 1.0 mi
                15 W 16th St, New York City
              • Queensboro Bridge - 1.1 mi
                New York City, NY

              Near the hotelNear the hotel

              • Bowery - 800 ft
                121 Wooster St., New York City
              • Nolita - 1400 ft
                New York City, NY
              • St. Patrick's Old Cathedral - 1500 ft
                263 Mulberry St, New York City
              • Merchant's House Museum - 1700 ft
                29 E 4th Street, New York City
              • New Museum - 900 ft
                235 Bowery, New York City
              • Tenement Museum - 1700 ft
                103 Orchard Street, New York City
              • Williamsburg Bridge - 1600 ft
                Delancey Street, New York City

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Katz's Deli - 900 ft

                Address: 205 E Houston Street
                Phone: (212) 254-2246

                69% likes this, based on 2555 reviews
                Cuisine: American, Delicatessen
                Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

              • Prune - 300 ft

                Address: 54 E 1st St
                Phone: 212-677-6221

                76% likes this, based on 198 reviews
                Cuisine: American, International, Eclectic
                Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

              • Zoe - 300 ft

                Address: 245 Eldridge Street
                Phone: 646-559-5962

                79% likes this, based on 24 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

              • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery - 100 ft

                Address: 137 E Houston St
                Phone: (212) 477-2858

                62% likes this, based on 71 reviews
                Cuisine: Bakery
                Price Range: USD 23 - USD 32

              • Luckys Famous Burgers - 200 ft

                Address: 147 E Houston St
                Phone: (212) 254-4900

                85% likes this, based on 21 reviews

              Getting there.

              La Guardia International Airport is in 11.5km

              Newark Liberty International Airport is in 15.4km

              From La Guardia International Airport depart toward La Guardia Rd, then turn to the left on La Guardia Rd. Turn to the right for Grand Central Pkwy West toward Triboro Br. At exit 4, take a right turn for Bklyn-Qns Expwy to Staten Island. Take ramp and follow signs for I-278 West. At exit 32A, take a left turn to Williamsburg Br. Turn to the left onto Williamsburg Bridge. Turn to the left on Delancey St and then turn to the right to Forsyth St. Arrive at Forsyth St on the right.

              Getting around.

              The nearest bus stop is in 100m

              Canal Street Train Station is in 1km

              Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall Train Station is in 1.7km

              14th Street – Union Square underground station is in 1.2km

              14th Street underground station (IND Sixth Avenue Line) is in 1.6km

              No parking is available on-site.

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                45
              Hotels nearby
              Sohotel New York
              3 stars
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              Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member

              Average guest rating

              7.8out of 10
              Excellent
              Based on 106 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              7.8
              Value
              8.1
              Service
              4.8
              Location
              9.3

              Individual guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Great hotel! The rooms were spacious, clean and everything was well thought out as regards comfort. No complaints.

                We did have to stay at another hotel the first night because of a plumbing problem at the GEM, and unfortunately the hotel they put us up at was absolutely not up to par. After a long exhausting trip, this was not appreciated, though they did upgrade our reservation.

              • Older travelers
                7.0

                The concierge Anthony was fantastic with great ideas - always welcoming and sincere.

                Our room was serviced very late one afternoon - nearly 6pm - when we asked if they could wait 5 minutes until we went out, they indicated it was the last room for the day and we felt pressured to comply with their needs!! This was then surpassed by the next night when housekeeping forgot to service our room. We asked at the desk (when we were going out) for the room to be serviced and when we returned around 9pm it still had not been done. The concierge very quickly got us clean towels, but we were not happy with the situation. Other than the concierge's apologies no other apologies were given. Also unhappy to be disturbed when the "please do not disturb" sign was on the door. This was due to internet router placement in our hotel room.

              • Single
                5.4

                The Chelsea location is much better than the Soho location we originally booked.

                Very diffiicult to get luggage into tiny elevator and lobby. Moved us to the other location due to mixup. Staff was slow to help us and stood in front of us chatting while a long line waited.

              • Couple
                9.2

                Great location, great staff and quite affordable for NYC.

                Smallish room but that kept the price down. Great for a couple.

              • Single
                7.8

                The upstairs queen room was a decent size. Nice view and amazing location. Fridge, microwave and safe were fabulous!

                I hated having my first night stay downstairs on the basement level. If my entire stay was spent down there I would have despised this hotel chain. The downstairs room was tiny, unclean, ratty towels and missing bathroom amenities. Check-in early or you will get the basement!

              • Couple
                4.6

                location

                noisy,service,room size and configuration

              • Group of friends
                7.8

                It's location and good price for the location

                The hotel was expensive for the tiny size of the room. O hotel foi caro considerando o tamanho ridículo do quarto. Um casal c muitas malas terá dificuldade de organizar as malas

              • Single
                7.0

                Good location, close to everything, correct price for nyc, the concierge was very friendly and usefull.

                The room service was knocking each time at the door, "room service, do you need anything ?". So even if you put the sign "don't disturb" you ear the noise and it was really anoying. Please, stop it.

              • Family with children
                7.8

                Very close to Soho shopping, dining. Rooms were ok size wise, helpful staff at the desk.

                Noisy fan in the bathroom with the light on.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Great staying in Soho and you couldn't beat the price.

                There is a lot of street noise on East Houston Street.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                friendly helpful front desk lots of clean comfy pillows set up well for people on business (hair dryer, iron ready, free wifi) and close to everything needed (like Whole Foods for breakfast and quick sushi) also very safe so our mom didn't worry about her girls being in the city

                nothing we didn't like (except we can't afford to come back often to stay)

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                The staff was extremely attentive and answered our every need. We only stayed there for two nights, but they actually knew who we were and greeted us every time we entered or left. Anthony gave us great restaurant advice and was all around one of the friendliest hotel staff members I have ever encountered. We experienced an emergency with one of our group members and Jose was especially helpful and kind during the ordeal. Anthony gave us great restaurant advice and was all around one of the friendliest hotel staff members I have ever encountered.

              • Older travelers
                3.8

                Location

                When we arrived they said we had no reservation. Then they found the reservation and gave us a room which turned out to be in the basement. I have never had a basement room in a hotel. I would never return to this hotel.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                The hotel room was quite compact,based on a poor design I.e no wardrobe space bathroom brilliant.the staff were excellent especially the head concierge anthony vasquez perfectly helpful absolutely charming.

                Just poor design of the room causing little wardrobe space nothing more.

              • Older travelers
                6.2

                Good location, beds and bathrooms ok

                Rooms are tiny, no space for clothes if you stay several days.Elevators were broken almost all the time

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York New York location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              135 E. Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

              Get directions
              City Center
              • New York
                1.1 mi
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Canal Street
                3700 ft
              • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
                1.1 mi
              Underground stations
              • Bowery Station
                1700 ft
              • Essex St - Delancey St Station
                2000 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American, Delicatessen)
                900 ft
              • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery (cuisine: Bakery)
                100 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                45