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Swissotel New York the Drake
440 Park Avenue
New York City, NY 10022 US
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Swissotel The Drake New York
Swiss˘tel The Drake, New York, is perfectly located in midtown Manhattan for business, shopping and sightseeing. This first-class hotel offers first quality service in an elegant yet comfortable atmosphere.


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General Information:
Rooms: 495
Floors: 21
Time Zone: Eastern Standard
Ratings: Deluxe Hotel in Manhatten

Hotel Description:
  • The European-styled, Swiss˘tel The Drake, New York is a comfortable hotel with elegance and luxury. Located on Park Avenue at 56th Street, the hotel offers first quality service to business as well as leisure travelers. Swiss˘tel The Drake, New York - (The Drake,) boasts one of the best locations in Manhattan, one block from the upscale boutiques of Madison Avenue and just 5 blocks from Central Park. New Yorks Time Square and world famous Broadway shows are just 10 blocks from 56th Street. Only a cab ride away from the hustle and bustle of New York City.
Guest Rooms: Swissotel The Drake, New York offers 495 deluxe guest rooms which (Traditional and newly renovated rooms) suit the needs of all travelers. Each room is unique in quality and layout featuring a refreshment center, safe, direct dial telephone with call waiting and voicemail, dataports for computer hook accessibility, umbrellas, individual controlled heat and air-conditioning, (turn down), marble bathrooms, Lodgenet entertainment system (television) with HBO and Nintendo, and iron and ironing board. * 259 king-sized beds * 79 queen-sized beds * 157 double-double beds * 407 no smoking rooms * 16 handicapped rooms * 108 suites All rooms are designed with the business traveler in mind, also perfect for a weekend getaway. All rooms overlook Park Avenue, 56th Street or have a city view of 57th Street. Some boast an outside terrace or balcony. Room sizes vary throughout the hotel and are approximately 350 square feet. Renovated in 1997, room features include an oversized working desk, soft seating area, three telephones including 2 multi-line speaker phones with voice mail, data connection ports, in-room fax machine, in-room safe, turn down, marble bathroom with hairdryer and make-up mirror.
Executive Suite: Each suite has a separate parlor that includes a wet-bar and mini-refrigerator. The suite is approximately 450 square feet and features: * Oversized working desk * Three telephones including 2 multi-line speaker phones with voice mail and dataports * In-room fax machine * Iron and ironing board * Coffeemaker * Lodgenet Entertainment System with HBO and Nintendo (Television with cable and pay per view movies) * In-room safe * Marble bathroom with hairdryer and makeup mirror * Access to the Park Avenue Fitness Center
Metropolitan Suite: These luxurious suites have a large separate parlor that includes a wet-bar and refrigerator. The suite is approximately 550 square feet and has televisions in the parlor and the bedroom as well as all the features of the Executive Suite. The suites are available with one or two bedrooms. Each suite provides the added benefit of the Swiss˘tel Executive Amenity Package including: * Signature blue bottled water * Access to the Park Avenue Fitness Center
Park Avenue Suite - 1 bedroom: These suites are approximately 750 square feet and have an oversized parlor that includes a dining area for six overlooking Park Avenue and 56th Street. The armoire in the parlor has an oversized television, a VCR, and a stereo with a cassette and CD player. In addition to all the features of the Executive Suite, some of the Park Avenue suites have a decorative fireplace or a terrace.
Park Avenue Suite - 2 bedrooms: These 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom suites are approximately 1,100 square feet and have plenty of living space, a wet bar, refrigerator and dressing area along with all the features of the Executive Suite. These suites face Park Avenue and 56th Street and are accented by either a decorative fireplace or a terrace. The armoire in the parlor has an oversized television, VCR, stereo cassette and CD player. Perfect for a family or business traveler.

General Information:
  • * 20 miles or 30 to 40 minutes from La Guardia Airport * 30 miles or 40 minutes from John F. Kennedy International Airport * 35 miles or 1 hour from Newark Airport * New Yorks Time Square and world famous Broadway shows are just 10 blocks from 56th Street. Only a cab ride away from the hustle and bustle of New York City.

Room Rate Ranges (US Dollars):
  • From a low of $199 to a high of $625
  • From a low of $315 to a high of $1300
á Indicative rates for search purpoking a reservation.

Services/Facilities/Amenities:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Sitting
  • Bar
  • Beauty Salon
  • Business Center
  • Coffee Maker
  • Concierge Level
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Handicap Facilities
  • Express Check Out
  • Hairdryer In Room
  • Mini Bar
  • Modem Jack
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Room
  • Free Newspaper
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Cable TV
  • Laundry/Valet
  • VIP Floor

Driving Directions:
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport: From John F. Kennedy International Airport: Follow the airport exit signs to the Van Wyck Expressway North. From Van Wyck, take the Grand Central Parkway West to the Triboro Bridge. From the Triboro Bridge, follow the signs to the FDR, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Drive. Take exit at 62nd Street and head downtown, with street numbers in descending order, to 55th Street. Make a right hand turn onto 55th Street and go to Madison Avenue. Make a right onto Madison Avenue. At 56th Street, make another right hand turn. Swiss˘tel The Drake, New York is located on the left-hand side of the street.
  • La Guardia International Airport: From La Guardia International Airport: Follow the signs for the airport exit. Take the Grand Central Parkway West to the Triboro Bridge. From the Triboro Bridge, follow the signs to the FDR, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Drive. Take the exit at 62nd Street and head downtown, with street numbers in descending order, to 55th Street. Make a right hand turn onto 55th Street and go to Madison Avenue. At 56th Street, make another right hand turn. Swiss˘tel The Drake, New York is located on the left-hand side of the street.
  • Newark Airport: From Newark Airport: Follow the exit signs from the terminal. Take New Jersey Turnpike North exit 16 - Lincoln Tunnel. Once through the tunnel, make a left hand turn, in order to head uptown street numbers will be in ascending order. Continue east to 56th Street. Make a right hand turn and Swiss˘tel The Drake, New York is located between Madison and Park Avenue, between 6 to 7 blocks, on the left hand side of the street.

Location
Areas Served: New York City, Manhatten, Brooklyn, East Rutherford, Harlem, Jersey City, Long Island, New Brunswick, Stamford, Stanford, White Plains, Bronx, Newark, Long Island City, Queens, Staten Island, Teterboro, Westchester
Area Airports: La Guardia, John F. Kennedy (JFK), Newark Liberty International
Nearby Restaurants: To provide additional comfort and convenience to our guest, 24-hour in-room dining is available, featuring everything from gourmet pizza to classic entrees.
Points of Interest: New Yorks Time Square and world famous Broadway shows are just 10 blocks from 56th Street. Only a cab ride away from the hustle and bustle of New York City.

Reservation Policies:
Check-In: 3PM
Check-Out: noon
Currency: USD
Guarantee Policy: Credit card or one night deposit required at the time of reservation
Cancellation Policy: 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid penalties