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Summary


Pros

  • Budget hotel with excellent rates for Manhattan
  • Upper West Side location, within walking distance of Central Park 
  • Rooms with mini-fridges, coffeemakers, and microwaves 
  • Some suites have wetbars
  • 24-hour Internet corner with a printer
  • 24-hour room service from adjacent diner
  • Elevator on-site

Cons

  • Some standard rooms have shared bathrooms 
  • No restaurant, bar, or breakfast service
  • Fee for Wi-Fi and parking

Bottom Line

The Hotel Newton is a budget property on Manhattan's Upper West Side, where it benefits by having a shortage of competing nearby budget hotels. Its a bare-bones building with no fitness center, bar, or meeting rooms. There's no breakfast service, though a relationship with a neighboring diner provides for some measure of room-service. The 108 rooms are dated, but clean and equipped with mini-fridges and microwaves. However, not all have private bathrooms, and there's a fee for Wi-Fi. Travelers may prefer the nearby Days Inn Hotel New York City - Broadway, which has more up-to-date rooms and free Wi-Fi. 

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Scene

Aging, no-frills budget hotel

If not for the sidewalk awning, it would be easy to miss this old hotel, situated along a busy stretch of Broadway. Inside, the pink granite tiles and frilly wallpaper may not fit with the times, but they suit this budget hotel just fine. There's no effort to appear modern for the tourists looking for a bargain on the Upper West Side that stay here. There's just one slow elevator for the nine-story building, but the old stairwells have been well-maintained.

Location

On the Upper West Side, walking distance to the subway

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Hotel Newton is in the Upper West Side, a swath of Manhattan real estate that runs from Central Park west to the Hudson River (and Riverside Park). The area is a mix of low-rise brownstones and tall, swanky apartment buildings thrown together with a few family-friendly museums. Newton is located on Broadway, the main artery of Manhattan. It can be a bit noisy, but it's home to plenty of shops, bars, and restaurants. The 96th Street subway station is half a block away offering access to the 1, 2, and 3 trains. Riverside Park is just a five-minute walk to the west, and Central Park is under 10-minutes to the east. Museums in walking distance include the Children's Museum of Manhattan (13 minutes) and the American Museum of Natural History (20 minutes). By car, it takes a minimum of 25 minutes to reach LaGuardia airport and 35 minutes to get to either JFK or Newark, though transit times can be much longer depending on traffic.

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Rooms

Small rooms with microwaves and mini-fridges; some with shared bathrooms

Most of the hotel's 108 rooms are small and have dated decor, including red carpets, floral curtains, and budget wood furnishings. Dark crown moulding and framed prints of oil paintings add some character beyond the average two-pearl room, but there's little else of note. All have the basic essentials such as flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers. Most rooms have en-suite bathrooms with shower/tub combos, but some of the Standard Rooms have shared bathrooms. Deluxe Junior Suites have separate living areas with couches and kitchenettes, though these are really little more than alcoves with the addition of wet bars.

Rooms and Rates

Features

Internet corner with printer, Wi-Fi for a fee, and room service from adjacent diner

The Hotel Newton has no facilities other than a small Internet corner in the lobby, with two computers and a printer. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, but it costs extra. There's no restaurant or breakfast service, but the hotel does offer room service through an adjacent diner. 

Amenities

Key Features
Internet
Cribs
Hotel Services
Transport to / from Hotel
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry
Rental Car Service Desk Onsite
Room Service
Family Services
Babysitting Services
Cribs
Kids Allowed
Things to Do
Business Center
Tennis Court
Room Features
Air Conditioner
Television
Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space
Internet
Address
2528 Broadway, Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, New York 10025, United States
Phone (212) 678-6500
Also Known As
  • Hotel Newton New York
  • Newton Hotel
  • Newton Hotel New York
Room Types
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Junior Suite
  • Deluxe Queen Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Single Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Queen Room
  • Superior Twin Room

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