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Everyone has a New York story. What will be yours?

The Washington Jefferson Hotel beckons with comfortable, unpretentious accommodations, a warm staff and an exceptional, customer-oriented experience. Stay in one of our 158 rooms and suites equipped with complimentary standard wireless Internet access, Frette linens and towels, iPod docking stations, a daily copy of The New York Times, luxury bathroom amenities and flat-screen HDTVs.

Customer satisfaction is the top priority at our Hell's Kitchen hotel. Our professional team is on hand for any needs, and offers services like valet parking and personal laundry. Guests at our hotel in Midtown NYC can also enjoy onsite dining at the highly-reviewed Shimizu Sushi and Shochu Bar, which serves authentic Japanese food and drink.

Discover a Midtown NYC hotel that is both pleasantly tucked away and yet right in the middle of the action. The WJ is one of the most conveniently located hotels near Times Square, just steps from the best of Broadway shows and musicals, as well as Restaurant Row, Central Park, Rockefeller Center and various other attractions. Whether you are here to make big business deals or gaze upon the city’s legendary sights, the WJ Hotel is here to help write your ideal New York story.  

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Upcoming Events

Place Name Phone Distance Show on map
The George Gershwin Theatre (212) 586-6510 0.1
New World Stages (646) 871-1730 0.2
Neil Simon Theatre (212) 757-8646 0.2
Eugene O'Neill Theatre (212) 239-6200 0.2
Ambassador Theatre (212) 239-6210 0.2
Brooks Atkinson Theater (212) 719-4099 0.3
Barrymore Theatre (212) 560-2189 0.3
Ed Sullivan Theatre (212) 975-4755 0.3
Broadway Theatre (212) 239-6200 0.3
Walter Kerr Theatre (212) 239-6200 0.3
Longacre Theatre (212) 239-6200 0.3
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (212) 399-3000 0.3
Palace Theater (212) 730-8200 0.4
Broadhurst Theatre (212) 239-6200 0.5
Cort Theatre (212) 944-3700 0.5
Carnegie Hall (212) 903-9600 0.6
Place Name Phone Distance Show on map
Shimizu (212) 581-1581 0

Japanese – located in the hotel’s lobby

Maria Pia (212) 765-6463 0

Italian – across the street

Braai (212) 315-3315 0

South African – across the street

ViceVersa (212) 399-9265 0

Contemporary Italian – across the street

Tout Va Bien (212) 265-0190 0

French – across the street

House of the Brews (212) 245-0551 0

at the corner of 51st street

Q2 (212) 262-2236 0.2

Thai

Pigalle (212) 489-2233 0.2

French

21 Club (212) 582-7200 0.56

Bar

Place Name Phone Distance Show on map
Brooks Brothers (212) 247-9374 0.4
Anthropologie (212) 246-0386 0.6
Saks Fifth Avenue (212) 753-4000 0.7
Cartier (212) 446-3400 0.7
American Girl Place (877) 247-5223 0.7
Tiffany & Co (212) 755-8000 0.9
FAO Schwarz (212) 644-9400 1
Lord & Taylor (212) 391-3344 1.1
Henri Bendel (212) 247-1100 1.3
Bloomingdales (212) 705-2000 1.7
Macy’s (212) 695-4400 1.4
Place Name Phone Distance Show on map
Café Forant (212) 245-4214 0.2
Pigalle (212) 489-2233 0.2
Cakes ‘N Shapes (212) 629-5512 0.2
Cosmic Diner (212) 333-5888 0.2
Caffe Bene (212) 586-2010 0.3
Starbucks (212) 399-0714 0.9
Place Name Phone Distance Show on map
Museum of Modern Art – MoMA (212) 708-9400 0.6
Madame Tussaud's (212) 512-9600 0.6
American Folk Art Museum (212) 265-1040 0.6
New York City Ballet (212) 870-5570 0.8
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (212) 245-0072 0.8
American Museum of Natural History (212) 769-5100 1.5
Whitney Museum of American Art (212) 570-3676 1.7
Metropolitan Museum of Art (212) 879-5500 2
Place Name Phone Distance Show on map
Columbus Circle 0.5
Rockefeller Center 0.3
Central Park 0.5
Place Name Phone Distance Show on map
Piers 92I94 0.84
Hearst Corporation 0.4
PRADA Corporation 0.49
Kenneth Cole 0.51
Steelcase inc. 0.44
Delloitte Touche 0.21
Barclays Capital 0.31
AXA Equitable 0.26
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company 0.34
Time Warner 0.58
Victoria’s Secret Corporate Offices 0.4
Sony Corporation Of America 0.91
CBS Radio 0.53
CBS Broadcast Center 0.2
NBC 0.58
UBS 0.42
BNP Paribas 0.26
Warner Music Group 0.52
Rockefeller Center 0.55
Burberry Corporation 0.58
ING Financial 0.52
The McGraw-Hill Corporate Headquarters 0.55
Universal Music Group 0.43
Washington Jefferson Hotel
318 West 51st Street, NY, 10019,
Phone: 212-246-7550

Testimonials

My Husband and I had THE BEST TIME IN NEW YORK this past weekend. Our 10th Wedding Anniversary! The Hotel staff was very nice and accommodating from the beginning. We arrived before check in and they gladly stored our bags while we hit the town to check out the sights. Upon returning I requested a room w/a tub at the last minute. They granted our wish! There is one particular staff member that sticks out although they ALL were Awesome. Nady knew EVERYTHING there was to know about New York Directions, what trains to catch etc etc. Everytime I saw Nady she was will to help us..Thanks for making our first time in New York a Memorable one and a place we will bring our kids!

Washington Jefferson Hotel is one of New York's finest!

My husband and I stayed at the hotel for a short 3 day trip to NYC. We found the location to be very convenient for exploring the city. Close access to the subway system, and walking distance to Central Park, Time Square, MoMA, etc. For the price, the rooms were comfortable and of a good size. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The bed was firm, but not hard. If you stay, eat at B Side pizza just down the road, and get a coffee and breakfast sandwich or pastry at Bibble and Sip just up the street towards Broadway. We actively set out to find great coffee in NYC and Bibble and Sip was near the top (better than Blue Bottle, for example.). We would stay again without hesitation.

Convenient location, helpful staff, well priced

We really enjoyed our stay at the Washington Jefferson Hotel. We love NYC and travel all over the city when we are there - the WJ was a great location (Subway station was close) and the staff were exceptional. The room was a great size, especially for NYC, and the room was very quiet. We were located on the first floor in the back, we never heard any street noise or noise from other guests. We travel to NYC at least once a year and would definitely consider staying here again (along with any of the Triumph Hotels in the city)

Great location, friendly staff