New York, United States

Viceroy New York

Rates from (inc tax)$319.00

Price information

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Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (21USD), via, using today’s exchange rate.


Tall, dark and handsome


Middle of Manhattan

Steps from Central Park but with loads of downtown swagger, the Viceroy New York hotel is a sophisticated Midtown tower styled from the ground up by design powerhouse Roman and Williams. Like something out of Wes Anderson’s cinematic dreams, a gleaming bistro buzzes with locals and visitors just off the lobby, carefully chosen books line the library’s bespoke built-ins and red doors with portal-like details open into rooms as sleek as a cabin on a luxury yacht. Permission to come aboard, granted.  

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Need to know


240, including 42 suites.


12noon. Earliest check-in, 3pm.


Double rooms from $319.00, excluding tax at 14.75 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of $3.50 per room per night on check-out.

Price information

If you haven’t entered any dates, the rate shown is provided directly by the hotel and represents the cheapest double room (including tax) available in the next 21 days.

Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (USD366.05), via, using today’s exchange rate.

More details

Rates are rooms only. Breakfast is available at the Kingside Restaurant with pastries from $4 to heartier dishes from $12.


Midtown is New York’s bustling business epicentre, and with meeting room space, media equipment and translation services on offer, the hotel is an ideal (and stylish) alternative for business travellers, too.

At the hotel

24-hour fitness centre, concierge, library, laundry. In rooms: flatscreen TV, Beats by Dr Dre stereo, minibar stocked with specialty chocolates and snacks, Illy espresso machine, WiFi for $14 a day (for up to four devices), $16 a day for high-speed WiFi (for up to six devices), and Neil George bath products.

Our favourite rooms

Styled with honey-hued built-in cabinets, custom platform beds and leather accents, all the rooms are reminiscent of cabins on a luxury ocean liner. And, like any seafaring voyage, we’re on the lookout for land – in this case, leafy Central Park. For bird’s-eye views of Manhattan’s largest patch of green, book a Viceroy Park View room (with a buttery leather-cushioned window seat) or, splurge for a spacious Viceroy Park Suite with a clubby seating area separate from the bedroom.

Packing tips

No need to lug heavy hardcovers with you. You’ll find a hand-selected stack of books about art, design and local history filed on the shelves in every room.


The hotel is completely non-smoking. Several rooms are adapted to accommodate mobility-impaired guests.


Pups under 25lbs are welcome for $100 per stay. Please notify the hotel when you make your reservation and Fido will have bedding, food and water bowls awaiting his arrival. See more pet-friendly hotels in New York.


Welcome. Cots are not available, but a good option for families is the Viceroy Deluxe Double room that can be connected to the King Suite.


Viceroy New York has several eco-conscious initiatives in place. Guests may request a folio of local listings for eco-friendly restaurants, services and businesses, and linen and towel reuse program is offered in every room. Eco-friendly practices such as the use of green cleaning products, low-flow water fixtures, drip-irrigation for flowers and trees, run-off filters for the parking garage and extensive recycling programs are all in place. Also, the hotel has adopted a Green Purchasing policy, and makes it a point to buy sustainable, eco-friendly products and food from local sources whenever possible.

Food and Drink


Top Table

Slide into one of the red leather stools at the counter facing the open kitchen, and catch the dinner theatre of the chefs at work.

Dress Code

Lose the tailored suit and add a dash of downtown to Midtown with distressed denim and edgier attire.

Hotel restaurant

Classic Paris bistro (leather banquettes, mirrored walls) mingles with an American-style diner (glossy subway tiles and checkerboard floors) at the hotel’s Roman and Williams-designed and chef Marc Murphy-helmed Kingside restaurant. The new American menu features an extensive raw bar, charcuterie and cheese boards, savoury small plates, main courses for one and dishes meant for sharing, like the table-tipping 32oz rib eye steak and whole roasted red snapper.  

Hotel bar

Set just off of the lobby with picture windows peering out onto the street, the bar at Kingside crafts cocktails with suggestive names – like the Midnight Tryst (gin, vanilla, blackberries, lemon) and the Troublemaker (vodka, banal, strawberry-lime, cucumber soda). There is also a full list of wines, New York small batch beers on tap and classic cocktails, as well. The Roof, is a sleek indoor/outdoor drinks den with postcard-worthy skyline views. 

Last orders

Informal grab-and-go or dine-in breakfast is served 7am to 11am. Lunch is available 11am to 4pm during the week, and brunch is offered on weekends 11am to 4pm. Sit down for dinner 4pm to 11pm, and have a drink at the bar 11 am to 2pm.

Room service

24-hour room service is available – full breakfast, signature burger, roasted scallops, chicken fingers for the kids – from Kingside.


Viceroy New York
120 W 57th Street
New York
United States


JFK International Airport services most international and west coast arrivals and departures, and is 25 miles away. Several domestic airlines fly into LaGuardia Airport, just 10 miles away. Although close, travel times to and from both airports vary greatly due to traffic and time of day.


Major Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Amtrak train routes ( run out of Penn Station, just 15 minutes away.


With an abundance of taxis and public transportation options available, a car is not necessary. However, for those daring enough to brave city traffic, valet parking is available for $55 standard size cars and $65 for SUVs, per day.

Worth getting out of bed for

On the north end of Midtown, Viceroy New York is just blocks in any direction from high-end shopping, museums, the theatre and one of the city’s finest natural wonders. Stroll two blocks north and you’ll find yourself immersed in New York’s most prominent patch of green, Central Park. Bike the paved paths, take a tour by horse-drawn carriage tour or amble the interiors of the 778-acre city-owned parkland designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux opened in 1857. Leave the urban jungle for exotic creatures of another kind at the Central Park Zoo. Catch the daily sea lion feeding and splash shows, and don’t miss the sweet children’s area for little animal lovers. Four blocks south of the hotel you can commune with some of the city’s most exceptional contemporary artwork at the Museum of Modern Art to see Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. Spend the evening in another neighbourhood institution, the legendary performance centre Carnegie Hall – where everyone from the New York Philharmonic to Morrissey – have taken the stage in this landmark Italian Renaissance building.

Local restaurants

It will be hard to pull yourself away from Kingside, but you should wander out for a meal or two. During your day at the Modern Museum of Art, pause at the museum’s exceptional fine dining restaurant, The Modern (+1 212 333 1220) and take a window seat with clear views of the sublime sculpture garden. An elegant spot for a lingering lunch or dinner over roasted Maine lobster, poached quail or and herbed rack of lamb with bacon fondue. Reserve a table at Ai Fiore on Fifth Avenue (+1 212 613 8660), where award-winning chef Michael White combines French and Italian flavours. Can’t decide on house made pasta over fresh fish? Sample a few dishes with the four-course prix fixe or settle in with the six-course chef’s tasting menu. The marble, 40-seat bar has a comprehensive cocktail menu and tantalising bar grub with creative combinations such as diver scallops with celery root and black truffle bone marrow. If catching a Broadway show, DB Bistro Moderne (+1 212 391 2400) has a pre-theatre, prix fixe menu in addition to its regular modern French-American fusion dishes. Punchy prints of flowers line the walls of this elegant and casual Midtown restaurant from renowned chef Daniel Boulud.


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Anonymous review

Single-digit forecasts be damned – despite New York City reporting one of the most frigid winters in years, I was making my first trip to the Big Apple. That’s right, I was a New York virgin; Mrs Smith was not. Yet, we were both game to discover how a bracing cold-front could fully wake you up to a place. Of course, it helped tremendously that we had a warm welcome to look forward to at the Viceroy New York, a brand-sparkling-new hotel in Midtown.

Hopping out of the cab on West 57th Street, Mrs Smith boldly bowls out towards the eye-catching golden glow of the art deco-inspired entrance. Or so I think. Once inside, the ski-hatted and darkly attired doorman (equipped with secret service-like earpiece) whisks our bags away, and I scan the reception desk for Mrs Smith. She’s nowehere to be found.

The lobby doesn’t appear large enough to lose someone in, however, its beauty is distracting – mirrored Carrara marbled panels sit alongside polished timber and brass fixtures. I finally establish what I was already starting to deduce: Mrs Smith had bombed on ahead into the adjacent door just off the lobby to the hotel’s buzzed about Kingside bar and restauant.

She reappears following just a quick peek at its glossy-subway-tiled-diner-meets-Parisian-bistro interior. Unfortunately, the concierge informs us that the restaurant Kingside is currently closed due to a plumbing issue.

No bother. After our busy day we’re ready to settle in for the night. Mrs Smtih took business meetings around town, but wide-eyed tourist that I am, I’ve spent most of it just four blocks south marvelling at the MoMA’s contemporary art collection and lingering over a delicious lunch in the relaxed-yet-buzzing gallery cafe.

Squeezing into the snug lift along with the doorman and our bags, we pop out onto the 22nd floor, where the interiors continue in a high-end luxury mix of dark wood, brass, up-lighting and a deep crimson carpet.

Carrying an air of business about it, our Viceroy Park View room follows suit. If you’re familiar with plush boardrooms or wood panelled offices with subtle finishes and luxurious leather accents then you’ll feel right at home. Thoughtful details, such as the Roman and Williams design, custom platform bed and honey-hued built-in cabinets, make the room comfortable without straying into the austere.

Handsome as the decor may be, it’s outweighed by the wide-open views of Central Park. From this height and vantage point you’re reminded precisely where you are: New York City. And with its twinkling lights, reaching buildings, nestled water towers and massive green space smack-dab in the city’s centre, there’s nowhere else quite like it.

It’s a scene I could imagine surveying daily from the dark wood writing desk in the corner as I tap away on a laptop. Powered by a smart tablet, each room is also connected to the hotel facilities and has a Beats by Dr Dre stereo – perfect for providing background music as you take care of business.

No work for us, though. Hooking up via my phone we unashamedly crank our NYC playlist. Gadget geeks take note: as well as the digital, there’s also coffee related technology in the form of a an Illy espresso maker.

Spectacular views and a killer playlist – this calls for wine. At a loss for a bottle opener in the minibar, we dial up room service for the trusty tool along with a bite to eat. Room service is thankfully still on, and the opener arrives with tasty artichoke hearts and what we had hoped would be an American steak cooked to medium-rare perfection. It was not, although this might be due to the kitchen issues. Never mind, we’re ready for a rest in the tempting bed before a day of exploration.

Waking the next morning, we treat ourselves to breakfast in bed (the upside to the Kingside’s sogginess). It’s a sizeable and sweet affair providing necessary fuel for the day.

Strolling just around the corner, we wander in the south entrance of Central Park for a frozen, yet enchanted, experience. Hopping in a cab, we melt the icicles before taking a spin by Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall and Rockefeller Center where we pass on their much-touted observatory deck – who needs the view from up there when our room already offers so much?

Returing to our well-placed pied-à-terre, we make our way to the basement pool in the hopes of thawing out. Set adjacent to the fitness centre, the pool appears immediately modest – too shallow or small for actual swimming. However, a diligent attendant kindly asks if we’d like the bubbles on. Transformation. The dinky pool suddenly becomes a huge Jacuzzi; every square centimetre covered in bubbles that are lit from below with a changing array of coloured lights.

Welcoming staff, warm interiors, curative Central Park views and even a splash of hydrotherapy – turns out a stay at the Viceroy was just the thing to take the chill off of a New York City winter. And, when Mrs Smith and I return, we’ll be sure to find our way into the lovely and luxuriant lobby once again – without losing track of one another this time.


The Guestbook

Whenever you book a stay at a Smith Hotel with us, we’ll invite you to review it when you get back. Read what other Smith members had to say in Viceroy New York’s Guestbook below.

We loved

Location, service, rooms, views, amenities, restaurant. It's a great hotel and we'll definitely return if travelling without kids again. Whole Foods at Columbus Circle is close by and awesome for everything! Sarabeth's is lovely for brunch.

Don’t expect

Huge rooms but by New York standards they're decent.


Stayed on 5 Oct 2016

We loved

The marble! The staff! The scents! The views! The interior design! All fantastic. Massive fan of the crittall windows! The restaurant was also fantastic if not a little quiet, so lacking in atmosphere. Recommend Russian tea rooms a few doors down. The market place right next door is also great to pick up supplies for a picnic in the park.

Don’t expect

Peaceful location. It's VERY hectic. But it's Manhattan so to be expected.


Stayed on 9 Apr 2016

We loved

The convenient location and view of Central Park. Recommend visiting the Brooklyn Diner. 

Don’t expect

Great storage


Stayed on 25 Feb 2016

We loved

The utilization of the small rooms. The amount they packed in was awesome! Nespresso, great lighting, good mini bars and the windows opened. For a high end Sushi experience, Nobu down the street is amazing. 9/10

Don’t expect

The hotel restaurant to be great. In my opinion the service and food was very disappointing.


Stayed on 26 Dec 2015

We loved

The hotels location, right in the heart of NYC!

Don’t expect

A small boutique hotel feel; there are lots of people on business using the hotel.


Stayed on 20 Nov 2015

We loved

The room was amazing with fantastic views of central park. The roof top bar was fun and the Kingside restaurant is a great addition to the hotel.

Don’t expect

Wifi was very slow at times. We had a breakfasst included rate which only covered items from a pretty limited continental section of the otherwise extensive breakfast menu. The other items were too tempting so breakfast included rate wasn't really worth while.


Stayed on 23 Oct 2015

We loved

The bed, the furniture and the shower. Close to everything in midtown!

Don’t expect

A lot of room


Stayed on 22 Oct 2015

We loved

The room decor, location and roof top bar.

Don’t expect

Quiet - rooms are small and connecting rooms have no insulation.


Stayed on 16 Oct 2015

We loved

The Room - loved the bed so super comfy and the bathroom.

Don’t expect

The water in the bathroom was not very hot - as it was Summer it was not really a big issue.


Stayed on 16 Jul 2015

We loved

Rooftop bar gives a lovely NYC view, hotel is well placed for Midtown Manhattan, Central Park and Times Square, there are subway stations ether side of the block so getting around NYC is a breeze.

Don’t expect

Would prefer a few simpler options on the breakfast menu.


Stayed on 15 Jan 2015

We loved

Great bed and amazing views of Central Park from the upper suite floors.

Don’t expect

The hotel wifi seemed to be horrible unless seated in the lobby of the hotel. The wifi coverage in the rooms seemed to be non existent.


Stayed on 28 Nov 2014