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Hotel 48lex New York

517 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017 US near Exit 16W (113) on NJ Turnpike (~5.9mi)
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4.5 Star Property Near Grand Central Terminal
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3.0/5

Based on 481 guest reviews

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  • Free reception
  • Free wired internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
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01/20/2022 - 01/21/2022
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75
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Summary of 481 verified reviews

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Rated 75/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair city hotel. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

90/100
73 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing." Hard to park, but close to public transport.

Service

68/100
128 reviews

"Friendly, if slightly unprofessional, service and subpar housekeeping." Room service could have been improved.

Room

68/100
151 reviews

"Okay beds and somewhat clean, big rooms with excellent views." Large, so-so bathroom. Subpar furniture and minibars in outdated, poorly maintained rooms. Great shower.

Vibe

57/100
30 reviews

"Decent vibe. Entrance area is ok. Hotel could use some updating." Good choice for a city trip. Good for business people.

Cleanliness

56/100
56 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities."

Bar

50/100
12 reviews

"Standard bar. Alcoholic drinks are not the best."

Food

44/100
40 reviews

"Food and menu are not highly reviewed. Side dishes are all right."

Amenities

40/100
38 reviews

"Uninspiring buildings and a so-so entrance area." Elevator in need of updating.

Breakfast

36/100
58 reviews

"Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed."

Value

34/100
43 reviews

"Value for money could be better. Fair breakfast prices."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Terrific location."

Location

91/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Room

67/100
25 reviews

"Views are good, menus are average, and rooms are acceptably clean."

Service

65/100
22 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Cleanliness

62/100
8 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Vibe

54/100
7 reviews

"Decent vibe. Entrance area is ok."

Amenities

42/100
9 reviews

"Uninspiring buildings and a so-so entrance area."

Value

37/100
10 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Food

37/100
10 reviews

"Food could be better."

Breakfast

34/100
19 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Rated 61/100 based on reviews from families.

"Terrific location."

Location

92/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Service

66/100
15 reviews

"Service is relatively professional."

Cleanliness

57/100
5 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

56/100
14 reviews

"Poorly maintained, so-so rooms."

Amenities

41/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Friendly service. Great location."

Location

92/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

69/100
12 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

56/100
10 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 64/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Spacious rooms. Great view."

Service

66/100
6 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

62/100
11 reviews

"Decent rooms with great views."

Rated 65/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair city hotel. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Location

90/100
57 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing." Hard to park, but close to public transport.

Service

71/100
106 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception." Housekeeping is not great, and guests complain about service professionalism. Room service could have been improved.

Room

67/100
130 reviews

"Average but big rooms with wonderful views, and okay beds." Rooms are outdated, untidy, badly-maintained with substandard furniture. Large, so-so bathroom. Great shower.

Cleanliness

56/100
50 reviews

"Buildings are reasonably clean, but less well kept up rooms." Clean hotel facilities.

Vibe

54/100
23 reviews

"Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating."

Bar

43/100
10 reviews

"Poor bar with subpar drinks."

Food

41/100
32 reviews

"Food could be better. Side dishes are all right."

Amenities

39/100
29 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement." Elevator in need of updating.

Value

37/100
35 reviews

"Value for money could be better. Fair breakfast prices."

Breakfast

33/100
42 reviews

"Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed."

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great view. Friendly service."

Location

90/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Service

67/100
17 reviews

"Service is average, but very friendly."

Room

66/100
19 reviews

"Rooms are somewhat clean but have fantastic views."

Cleanliness

61/100
6 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Vibe

53/100
5 reviews

"Decent vibe."

Amenities

43/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

Food

39/100
7 reviews

"Food could be better."

Value

38/100
6 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Breakfast

32/100
15 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Rated 56/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great location. Great reception."

Location

92/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

67/100
12 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

54/100
11 reviews

"Poorly maintained, so-so rooms."

Amenities

40/100
5 reviews

"Amenities are not the best."

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Great reception. Fantastic service."

Service

69/100
8 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

54/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Fantastic service."

Service

69/100
5 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Room

62/100
8 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair city hotel. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation."

Service

63/100
11 reviews

"Service is adequate."

Amenities

41/100
5 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

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Property Description

With a stay at Hotel 48LEX New York, you'll be centrally located in New York, just a 4-minute walk from 5th Avenue and 7 minutes by foot from Grand Central Terminal. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from St. Patrick's Cathedral and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Rockefeller Center.

Enjoy American cuisine at Lexington Brass, a bistro which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Make yourself at home in one of the 116 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. 37-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wired Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

5th Avenue - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Chrysler Building - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Grand Central Terminal - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
St. Patrick's Cathedral - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Rockefeller Center - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Top of the Rock - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Madison Avenue - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
United Nations Headquarters - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Radio City Music Hall - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Museum of Modern Art - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Times Square - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
New York Public Library - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Winter Garden Theatre - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Town Hall - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Broadway - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 27.2 km / 16.9 mi
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 2.8 km / 1.8 mi
Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 20 km / 12.4 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel 48LEX New York is John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in New York? This hotel has facilities measuring 1200 square feet (111 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as a 24-hour health club and an indoor pool. Additional features at this hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free reception
  • Conference space size (meters) - 111
  • Wired internet access - surcharge
  • Free wired internet
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Indoor pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Year Built - 2011
  • Total number of rooms - 116
  • Professional property host/manager
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Food and water bowls
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour health club
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Conference space
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1200
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour business center

Airport & Shuttle Information

From John F. Kennedy Airport:Take Van Wyck Expressway to 495 West (Long Island Expressway). Continue to the Midtown Tunnel and exit on 3rd Avenue. Turn left on 48th Street and Lexington Avenue.From LaGuardia Airport:Take Grand Central Parkway West to the Triborough Bridge. Then take FDR Drive South to 49th Street Exit. Continue on 49th Street to Lexington and turn left to 48th Street.From Newark Airport:Take New Jersey Turnpike North to Lincoln Tunnel to 42nd Street. Make a left on 3rd Avenue and continue to 48th Street.From Westchester Airport:Take the I-87 S/Deegan Expy exit toward Triboro Bridge. Take the exit onto I-278 W toward Triboro Bridge/Manhattan Queens and exit toward FDR Drive. Merge onto Robert F Kennedy Bridge and take exit 8 toward I-495 Midtown Tunnel. Turn left on 48th and Lexington.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Open 24 hours a day, the Lounge on the second floor of Hotel 48LEX is the heart of the hotel. A warm and inviting place to relax and eat, it offers food and drink throughout the day, and our Midtown guests can stop by nightly for its wine and cheese hour.Guests can grab an espresso, americano, latte or cappuccino from our state of the art WMF Bistro coffee machine before taking off in the morning. To fill up between meals, there are also pastries, fruit and various other light snacks throughout the day.The Lounge Features:European-Style Breakfast SpreadAfternoon Modern TeaEvening Wine & CheeseFresh Fruit & SnacksCurated Reading MaterialsFresh GreeneryInspired ArtworkPrivate Cocktail BarLight Bites Available From Lexington Brass

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pet maximum weight in lb is 50

Maximum number of pets per room 2

Pet maximum weight in kg is 23

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Only dogs are allowed

Pets allowed

We are happy to welcome your traveling canine companions to Hotel 48LEX, a pet-friendly hotel in NYC.Simply inform us that you will have a pet (or pets) with you at least three days prior to arrival, and we will have a dog bowl with place-mat, a cushy dog bed, and custom tag with the hotel’s address ready for your stay.For safety reasons, we only accept dogs weighing 50 pounds and under, or two dogs with a combined weight of 75 pounds or less.The cost for having a pet stay with you is $50 per day.

Parking Info

$65 daily valet

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary WiFi, included in House Privileges Fee

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 215 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 55 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 68.85 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions
  • WiFi access (may be limited)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA) and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Hotel Rate Trends at Hotel 48lex New York

Rate fluctuations of Hotel 48lex New York

The graph above is averages of room rates for both our group prices and the lowest online individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 12.0% in May 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $432 in the month of December 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Hotel 48lex New York in a month when rates are lower.

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