About InterContinental – the Barclay
With neo-Federal design from the graceful lobby to the luxurious guest rooms, InterContinental – the Barclay is an excellent choice for refined travelers seeking modern amenities. Located on East 48th Street in Manhattan’s bustling Midtown East, the historic hotel is a stone’s throw from fine dining and shopping as well as institutions like the Museum of Modern Art, New York Public Library and the United Nations. A short cab ride puts guests under the bright lights of the Broadway theater district.
InterContinental – the Barclay features 685 spacious guest rooms and 86 thoughtfully appointed suites, offering a warm residential atmosphere to soothe weary travelers. Richly tailored accommodations paired with modern amenities including essential office components and entertainment options provide a stylish home ambiance.
Other amenities include a fitness center complete with saunas and steam rooms, and more than 13,000 square feet of event space for weddings, business meetings and private receptions. Social affairs exude sophistication when hosted in the voluminous Astor Room, which can host up to 320 guests at a time.
Did you know?
Built in 1926 by the New York Central Railroad and the Vanderbilt family, InterContinental – the Barclay's glamorous roots remain apparent in the elegant lobby with Tennessee marble floors, Tiffany-inspired skylights and original millwork.
Past guests include Nelson Mandela, Bette Davis and Ernest Hemingway.
Discerning tourists and business travelers seeking luxury accommodations in the heart of Midtown will find solace at InterContinental – the Barclay. With easy access to the city’s business district, the hotel offers sophisticated and versatile venues for meetings and receptions of all sizes.
InterContinental - The Barclay Location Information:
111 East 48th St.
New York, NY 10017
6 to 51st Street; 4, 5, 6, 7, S to Grand Central/42nd St.; E, M to Lexington Ave./53rd St.
Barclay Bar & Grill
The understated yet polished Barclay Bar & Grill emphasizes locally sourced ingredients for flavorful and healthy continental cuisine. The décor takes cues from the ornate lobby with elaborate cornices, ivory paneling and a marble bar.
The Barclay Bar
Unwind after a busy day while sipping on a king-sized signature martini at the Barclay Bar. Offering over 100 cocktails and 20 wines by the glass, the club-like lounge serves light fare and features live classical guitar on select evenings.
- 24 hour front desk
- ATM Machine
- Attraction Shuttle Service
- Babysitting Services
- Business Center
- Currency Exchange
- Dry cleaning service
- Fitness Center
- Gift Shop
- Internet Access - Free in room
- Jacuzzi or Spa
- Parking - Self
- Parking - Valet
- Room Service