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Located on Times Square, The Knickerbocker features a rooftop terrace with over 370 square yards of indoor and outdoor space. WiFi access is available and free of charge for guests.

Featuring a flat-screen cable TV, each room at the hotel comes with a laptop safe, a mini-bar and a desk. Many rooms feature views of the city, and the private bathroom comes with bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

A 24-hour front desk welcomes guests to the Knickerbocker, which features on-site dining at Charlie Palmer at The Knick. Cocktails are served on the rooftop at St.Cloud and guests can also dine in Charlie Palmer lounge seven days a week.

Guests looking for a bit of green space can walk to Bryant Park, just 650 feet away. The New York Public Library is 3 minutes’ walk away, and the hotel is located directly above the Times Square-42nd Street Metro Station, offering easy access to the whole city.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Knickerbocker has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 1, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of New York, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Buffet


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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.

4 reasons to choose The Knickerbocker

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Times Square
    0.1 miles
  • Madame Tussauds New York
    0.1 miles
  • PlayStation Theater
    0.1 miles
  • Minskoff Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • New York Times Building
    0.2 miles
  • The Majestic Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • Bryant Park
    0.2 miles
  • Richard Rodgers Theatre
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Aureole
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Rockefeller Center
    0.5 miles
  • Empire State Building
    0.5 miles
  • Grand Central Station
    0.5 miles
  • Madison Square Garden
    0.5 miles
  • Museum of Modern Art
    0.6 miles
  • Central Park
    1.1 miles
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    2 miles
  • Ellis Island
    4.8 miles
  • Statue of Liberty
    5.5 miles
  • Yankee Stadium
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Subway 42nd Street -€“ Bryant Park
    0.1 miles
  • Subway 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • LaGuardia Airport
    6.1 miles
  • Teterboro Airport
    8 miles
  • Newark Liberty International Airport
    11.1 miles
How to get to The Knickerbocker from John F. Kennedy International Airport
    Car
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Charlie Palmer Restaurant and Lounge

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of The Knickerbocker
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 60 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Personal trainer
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Russian
  • Albanian
  • Serbian
  • Filipino
  • Chinese
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House rules The Knickerbocker takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 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.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
$75 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
$75 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express The Knickerbocker accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, guests must be at least 21 years old to check-in.

Tickets, which can be purchased for an additional fee, are required for entry to St Cloud Rooftop on New Years Eve.

Please note that group policy applies when more than 7 rooms are booked. This includes a cancellation policy of 30 days prior to arrival instead of 24 hours.
A mandatory fee is applicable per room per night. It includes the following:
• Unlimited WiFi for all devices
• Unlimited local, long-distance and international calling
• Unlimited access to nytimes.com and ft.com
• Wardrobe storage and nightly shoeshine
• 24-hour access to fitness center
• Two bottles of water daily

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

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.

Please inform The Knickerbocker of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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.

FAQs about The Knickerbocker

  • The Knickerbocker has 1 restaurant:

    • Charlie Palmer Restaurant and Lounge

  • Check-in at The Knickerbocker is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The Knickerbocker is 0.9 miles from the center of New York.

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

  • Guests staying at The Knickerbocker can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • The Knickerbocker offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Cycling
    • Evening entertainment
    • Yoga classes
    • Bike tours
    • Fitness
    • Personal trainer
    • Happy hour
    • Walking tours

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Knickerbocker by:

    • Car 1h 10min

  • Room options at The Knickerbocker include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Suite