Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York

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135 East Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002  show map
 3 stars
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Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Short walk from times square - Modern, clean rooms - Nice breakfast
  • Well worth the money - Room is modern - Very professional staff
  • Room was delightful for a budget hotel - Staff was really nice - Breakfast area isn't very nice
  • Staff was great - Rooms were fantastic - Located about a mile from time's square
  • Two and half blocks from the subway - Enjoyed the room - Nice sized bathroom

Overview

The 3-star Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member offers inviting rooms in proximity to Brooklyn Bridge, Broadway and Wall Street. Offering accommodation in the 7-story building, the hotel combines contemporary architecture and modern facilities.

Nestled in the center of New York and a 10-minute walk from Canal Street train station. The property is set a 20-minute stroll from New York center.

The intimate hotel offers quick access to cafés and restaurants.

Bowery underground station is about 5 minutes' walk of the hotel. La Guardia airport lies within about 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member features rooms with a luxurious interior that come with a personal computer, climate control, free wireless internet, a work desk and satellite TV for a pleasant stay in New York. The guestrooms look out on the bridge. Room facilities include a fridge, a microwave and coffee/tea makers as well as a pillow-top mattress and down pillows.

Eat & Drink

Serving both food and drinks, Katz's Deli and Prune are situated around 100 meters from the property.

Services

Guests can benefit from a luggage storage, an ATM and a newspaper stand.

Relax

Such sports activities as volleyball, ice skating and squash are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   45.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Ice skating
  • Lit outdoor tennis court
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
  • Squash
  • Yoga class
  • Bike path
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Goose feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York New York location
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Hotel Address:

135 East Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

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City Center
  • New York
    1.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canal Street
    1.1 km
  • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
    1.8 km
Underground stations
  • Bowery Station
    500 m
  • Bleecker Street
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American)
    260 m
  • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    45

Rooms and availability

Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    14 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|1 Double Bed - Nonsmoking Room - Free Wifi

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Queen Room
Park view
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Deluxe|1 Queen Bed - Nonsmoking Deluxe Room - Fridge, Microwave

Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

Historical sites

  • The Angel Oresanz Foundation400 m

Museums

  • Anthology Film Archives100 m
  • New York Kunsthalle400 m
  • Sex Museum400 m
  • Society of the Educational Art500 m
  • Merchant's House Museum500 m
  • Sir John Soane Museum500 m
  • New Museum of Contemporary Art600 m

Parks

Universities, Institutes

  • Pratt Institute400 m
  • American Language Institute500 m
  • Clemente Soto Velez Cultural500 m
  • University of the Streets Inc600 m

Theaters

Underground stations

Local attractions

  • The Municipal Building1.6 km
    Chambers and Centre streets, New York City
  • The Jefferson Market Garden1.7 km
    70 A Greenwich Ave, New York City
  • City Hall Park Visitor Information Center1.7 km
    Broadway at south end of City Hall Park, New York City
  • Center for Jewish History1.7 km
    15 W 16th St, New York City
  • Queensboro Bridge1.7 km
    New York City, NY

Near the hotel

  • Bowery220 m
    121 Wooster St., New York City
  • Nolita400 m
    New York City, NY
  • St. Patrick's Old Cathedral450 m
    263 Mulberry St, New York City
  • Merchant's House Museum510 m
    29 E 4th Street, New York City
  • New Museum270 m
    235 Bowery, New York City
  • Tenement Museum500 m
    103 Orchard Street, New York City
  • Williamsburg Bridge460 m
    Delancey Street, New York City

Restaurants nearby

  • Katz's Deli260 m

    Address: 205 E Houston Street
    Phone: (212) 254-2246

    69% likes this, based on 2555 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 3 - CAD 27

  • Prune80 m

    Address: 54 E 1st St
    Phone: 212-677-6221

    76% likes this, based on 198 reviews
    Cuisine: American, International, Eclectic
    Price Range: CAD 39 - CAD 50

  • JoeDoe80 m

    Address: 45 East 1st Street
    Phone: 212 780 0262

    79% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 37 - CAD 37

  • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery10 m

    Address: 137 E Houston St
    Phone: (212) 477-2858

    62% likes this, based on 71 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 39

  • Luckys Famous Burgers50 m

    Address: 147 E Houston St
    Phone: (212) 254-4900

    85% likes this, based on 21 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    45
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Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 106 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
7.8
Value
8.1
Service
4.8
Location
9.3

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Great hotel! The rooms were spacious, clean and everything was well thought out as regards comfort. No complaints.

    We did have to stay at another hotel the first night because of a plumbing problem at the GEM, and unfortunately the hotel they put us up at was absolutely not up to par. After a long exhausting trip, this was not appreciated, though they did upgrade our reservation.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The concierge Anthony was fantastic with great ideas - always welcoming and sincere.

    Our room was serviced very late one afternoon - nearly 6pm - when we asked if they could wait 5 minutes until we went out, they indicated it was the last room for the day and we felt pressured to comply with their needs!! This was then surpassed by the next night when housekeeping forgot to service our room. We asked at the desk (when we were going out) for the room to be serviced and when we returned around 9pm it still had not been done. The concierge very quickly got us clean towels, but we were not happy with the situation. Other than the concierge's apologies no other apologies were given. Also unhappy to be disturbed when the "please do not disturb" sign was on the door. This was due to internet router placement in our hotel room.

  • Single
    5.4

    The Chelsea location is much better than the Soho location we originally booked.

    Very diffiicult to get luggage into tiny elevator and lobby. Moved us to the other location due to mixup. Staff was slow to help us and stood in front of us chatting while a long line waited.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Great location, great staff and quite affordable for NYC.

    Smallish room but that kept the price down. Great for a couple.

  • Single
    7.8

    The upstairs queen room was a decent size. Nice view and amazing location. Fridge, microwave and safe were fabulous!

    I hated having my first night stay downstairs on the basement level. If my entire stay was spent down there I would have despised this hotel chain. The downstairs room was tiny, unclean, ratty towels and missing bathroom amenities. Check-in early or you will get the basement!

  • Couple
    4.6

    location

    noisy,service,room size and configuration

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    It's location and good price for the location

    The hotel was expensive for the tiny size of the room. O hotel foi caro considerando o tamanho ridículo do quarto. Um casal c muitas malas terá dificuldade de organizar as malas

  • Single
    7.0

    Good location, close to everything, correct price for nyc, the concierge was very friendly and usefull.

    The room service was knocking each time at the door, "room service, do you need anything ?". So even if you put the sign "don't disturb" you ear the noise and it was really anoying. Please, stop it.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Very close to Soho shopping, dining. Rooms were ok size wise, helpful staff at the desk.

    Noisy fan in the bathroom with the light on.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Great staying in Soho and you couldn't beat the price.

    There is a lot of street noise on East Houston Street.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    friendly helpful front desk lots of clean comfy pillows set up well for people on business (hair dryer, iron ready, free wifi) and close to everything needed (like Whole Foods for breakfast and quick sushi) also very safe so our mom didn't worry about her girls being in the city

    nothing we didn't like (except we can't afford to come back often to stay)

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The staff was extremely attentive and answered our every need. We only stayed there for two nights, but they actually knew who we were and greeted us every time we entered or left. Anthony gave us great restaurant advice and was all around one of the friendliest hotel staff members I have ever encountered. We experienced an emergency with one of our group members and Jose was especially helpful and kind during the ordeal. Anthony gave us great restaurant advice and was all around one of the friendliest hotel staff members I have ever encountered.

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    Location

    When we arrived they said we had no reservation. Then they found the reservation and gave us a room which turned out to be in the basement. I have never had a basement room in a hotel. I would never return to this hotel.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The hotel room was quite compact,based on a poor design I.e no wardrobe space bathroom brilliant.the staff were excellent especially the head concierge anthony vasquez perfectly helpful absolutely charming.

    Just poor design of the room causing little wardrobe space nothing more.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Good location, beds and bathrooms ok

    Rooms are tiny, no space for clothes if you stay several days.Elevators were broken almost all the time

How to reach hotel

hotel Gatsby Hotel, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - New York New York location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

135 East Houston Street, New York, United States, 10002

Get directions
City Center
  • New York
    1.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canal Street
    1.1 km
  • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall
    1.8 km
Underground stations
  • Bowery Station
    500 m
  • Bleecker Street
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Katz's Deli (cuisine: American)
    260 m
  • Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    45