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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 525 feet away. The Flatiron building is 2113 feet away and Madison square park is 1585 feet away. The nearest airport is LaGuardia, 8.9 mi from the Freehand New York.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Generator Hostels
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

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


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
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
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.4
Facilities
7.9
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.2
Value for money
7.4
Location
9.1
Free WiFi
8.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Nora
    Austria Austria
    location was great, room was small (probably average for nyc tho!) but had everything we needed and was clean. wish there had been more shelves in the closet (only hanging space available). staff was lovely, everyone we interacted with was super...
  • Simone
    Canada Canada
    Excellent location, quirky fun decor, very comfortable.
  • Tamara
    Canada Canada
    The breakfast spot next door was fantastic. The bed was very comfortable.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Comodo
    • Cuisine
      Latin American
    • Open for
      Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Freehand New York

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
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
  • 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

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

From 4:00 AM to 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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 200 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

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
Must-know information for guests at this property

GROUP POLICY: Any reservation of 10 people or more per night will be considered a group with different terms and conditions. Groups reservations can only be made through our reservations team, and Generator reserves the right to cancel it otherwise.

RESORT FEES: - High-speed WiFi - Access to 24hour 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.

PET POLICY: We would welcome a dog on property but only when staying in a private room, and subject to a fee per dog per Stay. Only Dog under 75lbs./ 34kg.

For Advance Purchase rates/Non Refundable rates, we require the payment card used for booking to be presented upon check in.

AGE RESTRICTIONS: Individuals under the age of 18 can only stay at the Hostel when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in the same room.

The room must be private.

Unaccompanied under 18's are not allowed to stay in shared rooms, unless they are part of a group that has booked out the entire shared room. The group leader must provide the required documentation to Generator. Failure to comply with these policies will result in automatic cancelation of the booking with no refund. Guests violating these rules will not be permitted to check into the Hostel

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.

A damage deposit of $200 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Freehand New York

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

    • Fitness center
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Fitness

  • Freehand New York is 2 miles from the center of New York. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Freehand New York can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Breakfast to go

  • 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.

  • Room options at Freehand New York include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite
    • Quad
    • Single

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

  • Freehand New York has 1 restaurant:

    • Comodo