Mayfair New York

Times Square/Theater District Hotel
Mayfair New York #420 of 525 hotels in New York City #420 of 525 hotels in New York City
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242 W 49th St New York, NY 10019
(800) 556-2932

Why we like it

  • It is exactly where you want to be, at a price that won’t break the bank
  • Enjoy the historical ambiance of this venerable establishment
  • Despite the age, you won’t hear much of your neighbors
  • Beds are uncommonly comfortable
  • Good water pressure, even on higher floors

What you need to know

  • The historic nature brings with it a historic scale in terms of rooms and elevator capacity
  • For a modest charge, you can leave your luggage with the front desk for storage
  • Room decor comes in two flavors—blue or pink
  • A printer is available for guest use, free of charge
  • Good AC with remote control will keep you as cool as you like, which is rare in older properties

Popular Times Square Features

Walk to Times Square Walk to Central Park Free Breakfast On-site Bar On-site Restaurant Rooftop Bar Free WiFi Smoke Free


A few yard off 8th Ave, this hotel gives you the freedom to walk a short way to Times Square, wandering the theater district, or making a brisk hike toward famous Central Park. There is more than enough to eat and a good selection of theaters to keep you busy. You’ll also find yourself in the middle of a trio of stations, including 50 St, 50th Broadway, and 49 St—giving you options when heading further afield.

  • Distance to Times Square: 0.2 mile
  • Distance to Central Park: 0.6 mile

Property Amenities

Business services

  • 24-hour business center

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant

Property services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tours/ticket assistance

Shuttles and transportation

  • Limo or Town Car service available

In-Room Amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Bedding and linens

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • In-room safe (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free WiFi (limited) device count
  • Free WiFi (limited) duration
  • Free WiFi (limited) time
  • LCD TV
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping


Mayfair New York

1,113 Reviews #420 of 525 hotels in New York City

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Recent Reviews

vickyksh wrote a review on June 25, 2020 New Delhi, India
Trip Type:

Location is superb

Superb location in the heart of new york 1 min walk from Times square Very old hotel Budget hotel so will recommend to stay here Staff behaviour gud Enough toiletries Cleanness is gud First time...
heusm wrote a review on April 15, 2020 Melbourne, Australia
Trip Type: Family

Great location

Great location, right in the heart of Times Square and Broadway. Accessible to various subway lines. 5 min walk to subway to JFK. The room we booked, we didn't get, but the double room we were given...
Draper60 wrote a review on March 10, 2020 Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Trip Type: Solo travel

Great Location . . .

This hotel was ideally placed for my first visit to New York: conveniently placed for 49th and 50th Street subways, Times Square, restaurants and bars, and 24-hour Duane Reade or CVS drugstores...


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