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Top New York Historic Hotels

The Inn at Irving Place
4 out of 5
56 Irving Place, New York, NY
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4.5/5Wonderful! (256 reviews)

"Stepping back into time. Enjoying the atmosphere and the tea room dining experience."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

The Inn at Irving Place
The Plaza Hotel
5 out of 5
Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, New York, NY
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"Everything was awesome! I could easily go to somewhere because of great located. Of course, All staffs was really kind to us. We could enjoy travel perfectly."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

The Plaza Hotel
The Algonquin Hotel Times Square, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
59 W 44th St, New York, NY
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4.4/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)

"It's an old building, the rooms are small and the bathroom was tiny, but everything is updated and clean, so it was comfortable. However, there was no clock, coffee maker, or draperies. Sure, we have cell phones to tell time, but I need a clock I can read in the middle of the night. We met four different ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

The Algonquin Hotel Times Square, Autograph Collection

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Washington Square Hotel
3.5 out of 5
103 Waverly Pl, New York, NY
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The price is £107 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Small room for such high rate. Needs updated tech."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2020

Washington Square Hotel
Warwick New York
4 out of 5
65 W 54th St, New York, NY
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The price is £115 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (1,558 reviews)

"Location was great in midtown Manhattan and hotel was clean."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Warwick New York
Arthouse Hotel New York City
4 out of 5
2178 Broadway at W 77th St, New York, NY
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The price is £159 per night from 27 Oct to 28 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (2,362 reviews)

"Love the bar area! And fresh pastries! Hotel staff was very friendly and respectful of issues with covid 19. Very careful and thorough in cleaning."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2020

Arthouse Hotel New York City
The Lucerne Hotel
4 out of 5
201 W 79th St, New York, NY
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,373 reviews)

"It would have been helpful to have a bathrobe provided. Also the bathroom was incredibly small, awkward to use."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

The Lucerne Hotel
Martinique New York on Broadway, Curio Collection by Hilton
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,564 reviews)

"Excellent location, room was larger than expected, staff courteous and attentive"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Martinique New York on Broadway, Curio Collection by Hilton
Excelsior Hotel
3.5 out of 5
45 W 81st St, New York, NY
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,820 reviews)

"Great location and great value. Horrible coffee setup and snacks are awful but otherwise fabulous."…"

Reviewed on 19 May 2020

Excelsior Hotel
Chelsea Savoy Hotel
2 out of 5
204 W 23rd Street, New York, NY
The price is £99 per night from 21 Nov to 22 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (1,205 reviews)

"Property is central to the cities access within walking distance. Had a corner room with view to the city. Excellent!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Chelsea Savoy Hotel
The Jane Hotel
2 out of 5
113 Jane St, New York, NY
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4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"It was a great experience! The staff was great and the place is definitely one of a kind."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

The Jane Hotel
Millennium Hilton New York Downtown
4 out of 5
55 Church Street, New York, NY
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The price is £76 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (1,414 reviews)

"Beautiful view from my room, very close to the attractions places ano the train station. In general the Hotel is very pretty. The restaurant and the bar at the hotel was closed doto Covid-19."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Millennium Hilton New York Downtown
Waldorf Astoria New York
4.5 out of 5
301 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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4.1/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"Absolutely lovely and sophisticated property with tons of history. It was so unique and exciting to stay here. Only thing I did wish was that they would throw in free wi-fi. With all the money spent to stay here, I would think that would be a small convenience."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2018

Waldorf Astoria New York
Hotel Belleclaire
3.5 out of 5
2175 Broadway, New York, NY
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4/5Very Good! (1,606 reviews)

"I’m reviewing the property as I have stayed there before. Unfortunately we didn’t get to stay last week because of Covid19 Expedia have given us credit for a future stay so hopefully that will happen sometime before the end of the year. This hotel is in a great area, the building is clean staff are ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

Hotel Belleclaire
Hotel Edison
4 out of 5
228 W 47th St, New York, NY
The price is £137 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
3.9/5Very Good! (4,557 reviews)

"Ideal spot, on the door step if times square, subways, major attractions."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar 2020

Hotel Edison
The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel
4 out of 5
481 Eighth Ave., New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £98 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov
3.9/5Good! (4,566 reviews)

"The property is at an excellent location and walking distance to everything downtown. The staff was very safe with taking temperatures and making sure you belonged in the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2020

The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
4 out of 5
45 E 45th Street, New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £129 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
3.4/5Good! (8,795 reviews)

"Great hotel and great location. The staff outstanding and the room great for the price. I will be back ."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
Hotel Pennsylvania
2.5 out of 5
401 7th Ave, New York, NY
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2.6/5 (8,141 reviews)
Great location - Great price

"We stayed two nights and did sooooo much. Subway right across the street and great central location where we could walk to so many place."…"

Reviewed on 27 May 2020

Hotel Pennsylvania
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About New York Historic Hotels

When you go on a New York trip out of town, it is easy to pick a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your accommodation having all the conveniences. But sometimes opting to stay in a more unique accommodation can elevate your stay. A stay in a New York historic hotel still offers you with a well-appointed room and one with lots of character. Furthermore, it allows you to immerse yourself in New York's past.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the traditional hotels give you a feel for a past era as soon as you pass through the lobby. With Victorian-style architecture and addresses in the heart of New York, it will become obvious what makes New York bucket-list worthy. Thankfully, you won't have to live fully in the past. While these hotels may be vintage, they have up-to-date comforts to help you relax or keep in touch on your stay. You will notice your room furnished with a comfy bed, loads of character, and just about everything you may want for a marvellous visit.

Once you have spent time admiring your historic hotel, you can visit the art museums and prominent landmarks to take in more of the New York's culture. Of course, all this perusing through the past is going to work up an appetite. Check out our 44193 guest reviews for tips from fellow travellers to help make your New York visit that much better. You can also ask your hotels' concierge to show you where their favourite areas to grab a pint or dinner in New York are.

Book a New York Historic Hotel Today

New York has 728 vintage hotels that maintain the look and feel of another era. Some of these famous lodgings are where notable actors may have stayed. You're certain to book a place possessing all the amenities as well as the traits you want. Be sure to reserve your New York vintage hotel soon, or you could miss out on a stay in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to New York?
A visit to the significant historical sites in New York is likely at the top of your sightseeing list. And while you’re here, you can check out the fascinating museums and acclaimed theatre scene.
What's the best accommodation in New York to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features 3 restaurants and a 24-hour health club. Grand Central Terminal is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Waldorf Astoria New York and The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in New York?
In New York, there are 4687 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 501 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in New York?
New York is notable for landmarks like Rockefeller Center, Broadway Theatre and Grand Central Terminal. Known for its theatres and museums, cultural venues include Broadway, Radio City Music Hall and Gershwin Theater. Other popular sights include Times Square and Madison Square Garden.
What is a historic hotel like in New York?
Guests who choose historic hotels have an opportunity to stay in a place that’s been recognised with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in New York typically retain original characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the architecture and building. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in New York have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay can expect the usual amenities you’d get from a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in New York doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown.

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