About The Gem Hotel Midtown West, an Ascend Collection Hotel
Situated in a quiet, less-touristed part of Midtown Manhattan, The Gem Hotel Midtown West offers clean and modern rooms within easy walking distance of Hell’s Kitchen’s restaurants and bars on Ninth Avenue and about a ten-minute walk from attractions like Times Square, the Theater District, Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. The Gem Hotel Midtown West’s biggest advantage over other hotels in Midtown is its location; it’s just one block from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, host to New York City’s biggest trade shows and conferences throughout the year. In short: If you’re in town for a Javits show, you’ll save lots on cab fare.
Rooms at The Gem Hotel Midtown West are cozy but clean and well maintained, with a neutral, modern decor. Travelers will appreciate smart extras like pillowtop mattresses, plush bathrobes, paraben-free toiletries, Wolfgang Puck coffee and flat-screen TVs. Added perks include free bottled water, complimentary Wi-Fi and local phone calls and free newspapers (available in the lobby).
Did you know?
The Gem Hotel Midtown West is known for its community involvement; they participate in holiday clothing and food drives, and if you’re interested in donating time, you can ask the concierge. Also, the hotel sometimes features local art in the lobby.
The hotel is an annual sponsor of AIDS Walk New York. The hotel website features LGBT maps of New York City that highlight gay-friendly restaurants and bars.
The Gem Hotel Midtown West is part of a small chain that features a trio of budget boutique hotels in Manhattan – the other two are in Chelsea and SoHo.
A convenient Midtown West location – and affordable rooms – draws a wide variety of travelers, including sightseeing tourists and families. The GEM Hotel Midtown West is also one of the more affordable options near the Jacob Javits Center, making it popular with visitors in town for trade shows and conferences. The hotel has also long been LGBT-friendly, which appeals to gay travelers, both international and domestic.
The Gem Hotel - Midtown West, An Ascend Collection Hotel Location Information:
449 W. 36th St.
New York, NY 10018
A, C, E to 34th St./Penn Station (Eighth Ave.)
There are no on-site restaurants or cafes but dining options abound on nearby Ninth Avenue.
No room service available, but you’ll find many restaurants, cafés and eateries within walking distance.
- AM/FM Alarm Clock
- Brailled Elevators
- Coffee Maker in Room
- Concierge Desk
- Exercise Gym
- Hairdryer in Room
- High Speed Internet
- In Room Movies
- Laundry Service
- No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
- Ramp Access to Buildings
- Smoke-Free Policy
- Television with Cable
- Tour Desk
- Turndown Service
- Vending Machines
- Wireless Internet