City view
Pet friendly
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Private Bathroom
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms
Safe

Located in the former George Washington Hotel, once home to many storied writers, musicians and creatives, the Freehand New York features five restaurant and bars, a custom art partnership with Bard College, and design by Roman and Williams.

All units feature a private bathroom with bathrobes, slippers and Argan amenities. You will find water, apples, HD smart TV’s and a safe in every room

The hotel’s restaurant & lobby bar is led by restaurateur Gabriel Stulman’s Happy Cooking Hospitality, known for their family of West Village restaurants. For guests on the go, Matt Kliegman, Carlos Quirarte & Melia Marden have opened a takeout outpost of their popular Noho café, The Smile. Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi of Bar Lab opened the Broken Shaker on the Freehand New York Rooftop.

Freehand NY is on Lexington Avenue between 23rd and 24th street, within walking distance of Union Square, Midtown, and Flatiron. The 6-subway train is 550 feet away. The Flatiron building is 2,100 feet away and Madison square park is 1,600 feet away. The nearest airport is LaGuardia, 8.9 mi from the Freehand New York.

This is our guests' favorite part of New York, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Freehand New York has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 12, 2017
Hotel chain/brand: Generator Hostels

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in New York, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 bunk bed
and
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
4 bunk beds
4 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you have hairdryer in room
    Yes! All of our rooms have hair dryers. If you have any issues or need a replacement you can always contact the front desk during your stay!
    Answered on 6 January 2020
  • What makes this a studio? Is there a microwave?
    The Studio is what we call our largest Queen room category! They average at 235 square ft. and have a nice quiet location on each floor of the building!
    Answered on 15 January 2020
  • Does this hotel have views of the city
    The hotel goes up to 17. If you are on the 23rd street side you will have somewhat of a view of the west side.
    Answered on 29 December 2021
  • Do you offer onsite parking? If so, what is the rate?
    Freehand has partnered with iPark on 3rd avenue. Regular vehicle $40.00 up to 24 hours SUV, Oversize vehicle $45.00 up to 24 hours
    Answered on 25 June 2020
  • Would there be any additional chargers for pets?
    We charge a cleaning fee for any accidents that may occur during your stay. Visit our Front Desk for nearby dog parks and pet friendly restaurants wit..
    Answered on 2 January 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: Latin American

Amenities of Freehand New York
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • City view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Nightclub/DJ Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

House rules

Freehand New York takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 8 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Freehand New York accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The Resort fee includes:
- High-speed WiFi
- Access to 24-hour fitness center which features Peloton bikes
- Priority seating, based on availability, to F&B outlets
- Access to game room

When traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of 75 USD per stay applies.

When booking eight or more rooms, different policies may apply.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Freehand New York

  • Freehand New York offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Fitness

  • Room options at Freehand New York include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite
    • Quad

  • Freehand New York has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The prices at Freehand New York may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Freehand New York is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Freehand New York is 2 miles from the center of New York.