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

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

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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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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4 reasons to choose Freehand New York

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • 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 January 6, 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 buildin...
    Answered on January 15, 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 January 2, 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 June 25, 2020
  • Can we check bags after check out?
    Yes! Please see a front desk agent or a bellman in the lobby for assistance while or after you check out to store your luggage as long as you need thr...
    Answered on January 6, 2020
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: Latin American

Amenities of Freehand New York
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Nightclub/DJ Additional charge
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
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

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

Please note, the pet fee is $50 per stay.

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 is 2 miles from the center of New York.

  • 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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Freehand New York by:

    • Taxi 40min

  • Freehand New York has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

    • Fitness center
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Fitness

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