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Summary


Pros

  • One block from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free newspaper (weekdays)
  • Upper-floor rooms have nice views
  • In-room coffeemaker
  • Four blocks from Penn Station; A, C, E subway lines

Cons

  • Desolate location
  • Very cramped rooms
  • No fitness center

Bottom Line

One block from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, this 56-room hotel, surrounded by parking lots and warehouses, is convenient for conventioneers -- and only conventioneers. The inside is bare-bones, but tidy, and rooms come with flat-screen TVs, hairdryers, and coffeemakers. It's worth checking the rates at competing Javits-serving hotels, like the Magnuson Convention Center Hotel.

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Scene

A no-frills place for Madison Square Garden-goers and conventioneers to crash

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A few steps below street level, the lobby at the Quality Inn is small and spruce, with faux-hardwood floors and a curved, chrome-finish check-in desk. Behind the lobby is a 12-seat breakfast room. The hotel attracts budget and business travelers in need of a basic Midtown West crash pad.

Location

Located in a deserted, industrial part of Midtown West -- cut off from Times Square by about 10 blocks and Lincoln Tunnel traffic -- the Quality Inn's one redeeming quality is that it's just over a block from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

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On a block that devotes more space to parking lots than buildings, the Quality Inn is in one of the least desirable areas of Manhattan. Fortunately, the hotel is close enough to subway lines and taxis so that you can explore everything New York has to offer.

  • Five blocks from A, C, E subway lines
  • 11-minute walk to Madison Square Garden
  • 13-minute walk to  Penn Station
  • 15-minute walk to Times Square
  • 20-minute walk to the Empire State Building

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Rooms

Cramped rooms with basic necessities 

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Standard rooms feature a king bed or two double beds, which take up the bulk of the space. Although there's little wiggle room, there are a few conveniences, like 32-inch flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, electronic safes, and free Wi-Fi. Instead of closets, rooms have single-door armoires.

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Features

A small breakfast room with free all-day coffee

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The breakfast area attached to the lobby is Quality Inn's lone feature. It has a free continental buffet in the morning, but with only 12 seats, guests often have to take their selection into the hall or lobby. Free coffee is available all day.

Amenities

Key Features
Internet
Cribs
Hotel Services
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Free Breakfast
Laundry
Rental Car Service Desk Onsite
Family Services
Babysitting Services
Cribs
Kids Allowed
Room Features
Air Conditioner
Television
Internet
Address
442 W 36th St, 36th Street between 9th & 10th Aves, New York City, New York 10018, United States
Phone (212) 714-6699
Also Known As
  • Comfort Inn Convention Center
  • Comfort Inn Midtown West Convention Center
  • Comfort Inn Midtown West Hotel
  • Comfort Inn New York City
  • New York City Comfort Inn
Room Types
  • Standard Room