Stay Near the Best of Midtown at The Wolcott Hotel

Stay Near the Best of Midtown at The Wolcott Hotel

One of the spacious room at The Wolcott Hotel (Courtesy The Wolcott Hotel)

Midtown is the heart of Manhattan and The Wolcott Hotel is right in the thick of the action, serving as a prime command center for travelers who want to explore all the area has to offer and stay close by.

This iconic Beaux-Arts hotel—designed by famed architect John H. Duncan—opened in 1904 and quickly became a lodging hub for accomploshed notables of the era including; Samuel Clemens (known widely by his pen name, Mark Twain), acclaimed American dancer Isadora Duncan and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Edith Wharton.

Need more star glamor? Musician Buddy Holly stayed at The Wolcott Hotel in 1958 when he was recording at the then nearby Beltone Studios.

The ornately decorated lobby still has its original moldings, as do many of the rooms. Staying in this landmark hotel not only keeps guests closer to the best sights and sounds that Midtown has to offer, but also allows them to tangibly experience a bit of New York’s amazing history.

When you’re looking to stay in the heart of New York, The Wolcott Hotel is an affordable option well suited for families, groups of friends and solo travelers. The onsite amenities like laundry and valet services help distinguish the hotel’s attention to detail, but it’s the fantastic location that sets The Wolcott Hotel apart from other NYC hotels.

Though New York City has certainly evolved over the years, The Wolcott Hotel’s presence in Midtown as a great spot to stay has remained ever-present. With its convenient location at W. 31st St., between Fifth Ave. and Broadway, The Wolcott Hotel is within walking distance of many of Midtown—and New York City’s—best attractions, restaurants and shops.

For a full list great Midtown things to do and see, check out this article on Where Traveler: How to Explore Midtown Like a Pro


The ornate lobby of The Wolcott Hotel (Courtesy The Wolcott Hotel)

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