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1 room, 2 adults

The Roger Smith Hotel

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
501 Lexington Ave, New York, NY, 10017, United States of America

Boutique hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near 5th Avenue
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • DVD player
    • Fridge
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  • 3rd stay at The Roger Smith, won’t stay anywhere else in New YorkJan 13, 2020
  • The hotel is beginning to look tired, however the staff were nothing less than helpful…Dec 7, 2019

The Roger Smith Hotel

  • Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room
  • Junior Suite, 2 Double Beds
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Room

What’s around The Roger Smith Hotel


  • In Midtown
  • 5th Avenue - 4-minute walk
  • Chrysler Building - 5-minute walk
  • Grand Central Terminal - 7-minute walk
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral - 9-minute walk
  • Rockefeller Center - 10-minute walk
  • United Nations Headquarters - 10-minute walk
  • Top of the Rock - 10-minute walk

Getting around

  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) 20-min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) 29-min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) 31-min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) 3-min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) 16-min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) 26-min drive
  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station 6-min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station 24-min walk
  • Long Island City Station 3-min drive
  • Lexington Av.-53 St. Station 8-min walk
  • 51 St. Station 8-min walk
  • 47 - 50 Sts - Rockefeller Center Station 10-min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 131 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 16 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Children (15 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

  • Discounted off-site parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service
Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness centre (discount)
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1930
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • First-run films
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

The Roger Smith Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Roger Smith Hotel New York
  • The Roger Smith Hotel Hotel
  • The Roger Smith Hotel New York
  • The Roger Smith Hotel Hotel New York
  • Roger Smith Hotel
  • Roger Smith New York
  • The Roger Smith Hotel Hotel
  • The Roger Smith Hotel New York
  • The Roger Smith Hotel Hotel New York
  • Smith Hotel
  • Roger Smith New York City
  • Roger Smith


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

  • Resort fee: USD 35 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Nearby fitness centre access
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 52.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 12 for adults and USD 12 for children (approximately)

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

FAQs for The Roger Smith Hotel

  • Does The Roger Smith Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Roger Smith Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is The Roger Smith Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from 31 March 2020 to 30 September 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at The Roger Smith Hotel?
    Yes. Valet parking costs USD 52.00 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at The Roger Smith Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Roger Smith Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Roger Smith Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Smith & Wollensky (4-min walk), Sparks Steak House (4-min walk) and The Four Seasons Restaurant (5-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 1,010 reviews

Poor 2.0
Terrible condition generally. My room was small and badly equipped. Furniture looked like it came from a thrift stores. Staff were nice, and room was clean, but everything else was way below what you would expect from a midtown hotel at that price.
Nicholas, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
A cozy base for weary traveller from UK
A cozy, convenient and welcoming base in midtown. Excellent transport connections as a very short walk to both GCT and metro. Staff were friendly and efficient. Its an older style hotel but everything was in good working order. Good strong wifi. Perhaps in need of a little redecoration in places
Elaine, gb3 night business trip
Fair 4.0
stay away
outdated, not well maintained, dirty carpets, incredibly noisy air conditioning system, no minibar, no room service, no bar in the hotel. basically, this is a hostel.
Georgi, gb3 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Perfect location for sightseeing trip. Nice staff, helpful and approachable. Hotel in need of some TLC in some areas. It would be helpful if the heating was our room it was either on or off!
John, gb4 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Disappointing. Noisy area
First disappointment since joining 5 years ago. Hotel needing some real upgrading and decorating. Plaster coming off the ceiling, air con taped up to hold it together and all but non existent 😳. Staff efficient but not over attentive. Tiny towels. Very very noisy. Renovations in surrounding area going on all night. Truck and car Horn blowing all night. Noisy until 2am-3am every night. Was more expensive than my previous stays in NYC. Not worth the extra money. Quite disappointed.
S Patricia, gb5 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Good location, noisy road works
Drilling outside till midnight resumed at 04.00 disturbed sleep on 9th floor! Hotel a bit weary and electrics in bathroom needed patience when turning main light on. Location for my office was good as was WiFi and service in general
Darryl, gb3 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Nicely located hotel - easy walk to Times Square area, restaurants, etc. Grand central station is very close so easy to get the subway, etc. Good service, friendly staff. There's complementary granola and yoghurt available in the lobby (along with water and apples), which meant I wasn't rushing for breakfast in the morning.
gb5 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Manhattan stay
Excellent location I just feel It needs a little updating I know it’s meant to be vintage kind of thing but cracked floor tiles and rusty cracking fittings isn’t it. It was a good place overall though
Angela, gbFamily trip
Very good 8.0
Good sized room in convenient location
A stay of 5 nights. Good sized room, very comfortable bed. On a lower floor so street noise a bit of a problem - but this is Manhattan! Convenient location.
Eric, gb5 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great location for sightseeing
Good location for seeing the sights. Immaculately clean but decor a bit shabby. Very comfortable beds & pillows. I would recommend the Roger Smith
Jayne, gb4 night family trip

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