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Freehand New York

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23 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10010-3790
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#280 of 527 hotels in New York City
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The latest Freehand has recently opened in NYC’s Flatiron neighborhood. It will take over the former George Washington Hotel, which has a history as a home for creatives. That legacy will live on in The Freehand Fellowship: the hotel is launching a program in partnership with Live Arts Bard of Bard College, where selected artists will get the chance to live and work at the property and play an active part in its arts and cultural program. As with all Freehands, food and beverage is of the utmost importance. The restaurant and lobby bar here will be headed by West Village restaurateur Gabriel Stulman’s Happy Cooking Hospitality. Freehand New York will also get an outpost of Noho café, The Smile, and of course, a Broken Shaker bar.
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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Game room
Nightclub / DJ
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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mmenno60 wrote a review 20 Oct
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Location was great as was the staff. Lighting in the room was absolutely awful for apply makeup or stayling hair. Bathroom sink was so small that when you washed your face the water was all over the floor.
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jefffromcalifornia wrote a review 20 Oct
Los Angeles, California1 contribution
The title says it all. The smallest room I've ever stayed in and not much in the way of amenities. I might have missed it, which is doubtful given the size of the room, but I didn't find even glasses or cups to drink from. On the plus side, the staff were generally nice and the location was good.
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guttysgolfers wrote a review 17 Oct
Milwaukee, Wisconsin19 contributions4 helpful votes
I’m writing to rave about this hotel. The location was perfect, the accommodations clean and comfortable the price was reasonable and the staff superb. Special shout out to Briana at the front desk.. what great personality and representative for the hotel. She went above and beyond to make our stay fantastic.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Delamarques Nel, Guest Services / Front Office at Freehand New York
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Guttysgolfers, Thank you for your rave review. We take great pride in the cleanliness of our rooms, but above all our team! Your kind words about Briana do not go unnoticed and we certainly agree! Hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Delamarques
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Chris G wrote a review 11 Oct
Brooklyn, New York4 contributions1 helpful vote
I’d like to, but I can’t think of anything. Mine was a postage stamp-sized, hobbit hole-inspired room — I’m 5’10”, and I could touch the ceiling without fully extending my arm. Anyone 6’4” or more would’ve had to hunch over to enter the room. Other hotel chains with ‘cozy’ room sizes (rhymes with ‘squad’) make intelligent use of available space with clever and ingenious design choices. No such luck here. Nowhere to hang clothes; nowhere to put clothes; a mini-fridge so mini it would barely hold anything larger than a stick of butter. Not even so much as a plastic cup for the likewise minuscule bathroom sink.
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Response from Delamarques Nel, Guest Services / Front Office at Freehand New York
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Chris, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Our hotel does feature more economical options for the solo traveler, however we do have a variety of room categories to fit our guests needs and if you are looking for a more spacious room I would definitely recommend staying in one of our more premium categories. Please know that if you ever find something amiss that our team is here to help. We hope to see you again soon! Warmest Regards, Delamarques
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ojche wrote a review 11 Oct
Miami, Florida1 contribution
I checked in at 12:30am no water. I had to walk to 7/11 to buy water Shower toiletries were empty on wall There's alot of dust build up in corners and hanging basket Room is very nice and very comfortable bed. Everything is perfect size except mini fridge is way to small
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Ojche, We take the cleanliness of our rooms very seriously and certainly appreciate your feedback. Please know we always have water available at the reception desk, no need for a walk to 7/11. We're happy you enjoyed our comfy beds and the size of our rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully soon! Warm regards, Delamarques
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US$138 - US$372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityKips Bay / Rose Hill
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Freehand New York
Which popular attractions are close to Freehand New York?
Nearby attractions include ZTrend (0.2 km), Jazz Standard (0.3 km), and Modern Pinball NYC Arcade, Party Place and Museum (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Freehand New York?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Freehand New York?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Freehand New York?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Freehand New York?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Freehand New York?
Conveniently located restaurants include Boucherie Union Square, Bagels & Schmear, and Craft.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Freehand New York?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Freehand New York?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Freehand New York?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Freehand New York?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Freehand New York?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (4.0 km), World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (4.0 km), and Hamilton Park (4.3 km).