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The Lucerne Hotel

4-star4 stars
201 W 79th StNew YorkNY10024United States of America, 0203 027 9779
Romantic Manhattan hotel in Upper West Side, near Central Park
  • Free WiFi
Fabulous8.8
Location
Great location
Food
Delicious food
Service
Fantastic service
Vibe
Decent vibe
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The Lucerne Hotel

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

from £130
  • Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Superior Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
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About The Lucerne Hotel

Luxury Manhattan hotel with sidewalk café and free WiFi

Near museum and park

The 4-star Lucerne Hotel is in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, 1 block from the American Museum of Natural History and 3 blocks from Central Park. From the 79th St. subway stop, it's a 6-minute ride from Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

A rock legend honored

If you’re a Beatles fan, you can take a 10-minute walk to the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park and pay your respects to John Lennon. If you’d prefer to shop, there are luxury stores at The Shops at Columbus Circle in Time Warner Center, a 6-minute subway ride.

Sidewalk café, spa

At Nice Matin’s sidewalk café you can people-watch while sampling French-Mediterranean cuisine, and there's a free wine reception each Thursday. The spa offers various massages and treatments, and if you're feeling active, there's a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Free WiFi, cable TV

The elegance and classic decor of the 202 guestrooms is complemented by modern amenities like free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable. Other perks such as iPod® docking stations and Keurig® coffeemakers add to the in-room conveniences.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 196 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 13 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Health club
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1904
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The Lucerne Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Lucerne Hotel New York
  • Lucerne Hotel
  • Lucerne New York
  • Lucerne Hotel New York City
  • Lucerne Hotel New York City

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments, and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self-parking costs USD 45 per day

Valet parking costs USD 55 per day

Breakfast costs between USD 3.5 and USD 20 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Lucerne Hotel

Landmarks

  • In Upper West Side
  • Central Park (20-minute walk)
  • Barney's (34-minute walk)
  • Broadway (37-minute walk)
  • Rockefeller Center (39-minute walk)
  • Times Square (39-minute walk)
  • Bloomingdale's (40-minute walk)
  • Lincoln Center (17-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) 21-min drive
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) 22-min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) 31-min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) 35-min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) 36-min drive
  • White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County) 41-min drive
  • New York Penn Station 11-min drive
  • Weehawken Lincoln Harbor Station 13-min drive
  • New York Grand Central Terminal Station 13-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,278 reviews

The Lucerne Hotel
Exceptional10.0
Great for New York Short break
excellent hotel .It is actually better than the web photos.Rooms look to have been recently modernised and all fittings were to a high standard.Hotel allows storage of baggage if you arrive early or if you have a late departure.Reception and porters friendly and helpful.Surrounding area felt very safe Lots of delis ,restaurants.Central Park is close by as is the subway,Try barney Greengrass for authentic deli .Shake shack nearby for nice fast food burgers
Docherty, gb4 night family trip
The Lucerne Hotel
Exceptional10.0
We had a wonderful stay at the Lucerne. The staff couldn't do enough for us, when they heard it was our honeymoon they upgraded our room and we were sent a bottle of wine straight to the room. The hotel was clean and well kept, with comfy beds and great views.
A Traveller, gb3 night romance trip
The Lucerne Hotel
Exceptional10.0
family hotel
The beds are so comfortable and the rooms very clean. Local bars and restaurants and the location to central park makes this hotel an excellent choice and position.
Jacquline, gb5 night family trip
The Lucerne Hotel
Very Good8.0
Classy Hotel in a great location
The hotel is situated in a great area of New York, busy enough to maintain the big city feel but quiet enough to relax and get some sleep. There are loads of street side restaurants to choose from and we had a good experience at all of the ones we went to during our 5 night stay. There is also a restaurant within the hotel complex 'Nice Matin' which serves a very good breakfast. It's a little pricey but you do get a 15% discount as a hotel guest of the Lucerne. The hotel staff are very friendly and attentive and the concierge organised a private hire SUV cab to take us back to JFK airport on our departure. This cost $91 (including tolls and tip) but was well worth the extra for the ride comfort and to not have the constant horn blasting you get in the yellow cabs. The only down side to our stay at the Lucerne was the size of our room. It was very small for 3 of us and the shower cubicle was so small that it was impossible to have a decent shower. I did notice the size of some of the other rooms when the housekeepers were cleaning them and all of the rooms I saw were larger than ours so I guess we just got unlucky with the allocation. We didn't spend too much time in there so it was no big deal.
Andrew, gb5 night family trip
The Lucerne Hotel
Exceptional10.0
New York trip
A fantastic hotel in upper west Manhattan. Location was great, close to Central Park, museum of natural history and within walking distance to the biz of Times Square and all the popular visitor attractions.
Elaine, gb14 night family trip

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