About Flatiron Hotel
The Flatiron Hotel might not be the flashiest spot in town, but then again, it's not meant to be. The eight-story brick building opened in 2011 in the emerging and still relatively quiet eponymous neighborhood with the intention of doubling as a peaceful retreat for travelers and a gathering spot for artsy locals.
But no one comes to New York to stay indoors, and this hotel is a great option for those who don't want to be in the dizzying thick of it all but still very close to the action. The Flatiron Hotel is located steps from Madison Square Park and Mario Batali's Italian food empire, Eataly. The Empire State Building is a short walk away, as are Chelsea's art galleries on the far West Side of Manhattan.
On any given evening, passersby might get a peek of performing jazz musicians through the Flatiron Hotel's glass street-level façade. Red velvet curtains shroud the entrance to a modestly sized stage, which is part of Toshi's Living Room and Penthouse. Toshi's, a bi-level lobby lounge with a 20,000-gallon fish tank as its centerpiece, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, along with drinks with creative names like the "Bitchy Bettina." Nearby, a small bank of elevators – flanked by a gleaming black piano backlit by modern sculptural lamps – whisks guests upstairs to 64 contemporary bedrooms. Once there, expect creature comforts like 600-thread-count sheets, iPod docking stations, complimentary Wi-Fi and bathroom mirrors inset with TVs. But the real draw here is the size of the rooms (they range from 144 to 234 square feet, and the penthouse is 450), all with high ceilings. In New York City, space is a real luxury, and the Flatiron Hotel has it in spades.
Did you know?
The hotel is next door to the iconic Flatiron Building, the triangle-shaped landmark from which the neighborhood derives its name.
With its relatively quiet neighborhood and accessibility to the city's best sites and activities, the hotel is well suited to tourists who have been here once before or want to avoid the frenetic pace that defines areas like Times Square – think couples, girlfriend getaways and groups of friends. It's also a convenient base for business travelers, with a 24-hour business center (with one station), a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary Wi-Fi in the rooms and public spaces.
Flatiron Hotel Location Information:
9 W. 26th St.
New York, NY 10010
6 to 28th St. (Lexington Ave.); N, R to 28th St. (Broadway); F, M to 23rd St.
Toshi's Living Room
This two-story lobby lounge is a convenient spot for people-watching through the expansive glass windows, while listening to live music performances on the small stage. Drinks from the full bar and a full menu are available.
Room service is available during limited hours.
- 24 hour front desk
- Cable/Satellite TV
- Internet Access - Free Public Access