Ratings based on 2,894 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.7 Room cleanliness
4.6 Service & staff
4.3 Room comfort
4.5 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Manchester, UK
Welcoming hotel in a great, central locationPosted Sep 17, 2014
Pros: It was very clean and furnished really well. The staff were great too.
Cons: The lack of a view was a minor annoyance!
Location: Perfect Manhattan location. Multiple subway stops are close by and it's just a short walk from Washington Sq Park.
My girlfriend and I recently got back from a 5 night stay at Hotel Chandler and we enjoyed every minute of it. The hotel felt modern and clean and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. It had a nice, authentic art deco style to it too. Our room was great and of an average size. It was furnished very well, including an iron, ironing board, hairdryer, umbrella etc. Molton Brown toiletries in the bathroom were a big plus! We were on the second floor and had a view of a fire escape – and it was impossible to know what the weather was like outside without actually going out the entrance and checking! This wasn't really a big problem though and the potential lack of a view shouldn't put you off. There's a big selection of channels on the TV (HBO etc) and complimentary tea/coffee in the hotel lobby 24hrs of the day (there's no tea/coffee making facilities in the room but there's cardboard cups downstairs to take your drink with you). The hotel was in the perfect location – close to many subway stations and a short walk from Washington Square Park (which is a nice place to sit and eat breakfast!). If you're coming to New York and this hotel is on your shortlist just book it, you won't regret it!
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Essex, England
Brilliant locationPosted Sep 13, 2014
A nice hotel in a great location, staff are very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend!
by A verified traveler from Los Angeles
Fine for a quick trip but way too smallPosted Sep 11, 2014
Pros: Comfortable beds // Amazing location // Super friendly & helpful staff // Good shower head (rain head with good pressure) // Modern decor
Cons: * Small rooms/TINY bathrooms * Bathrooms with no counter space * Not so great bed pillows * Dim rooms * Mediocre room service that ends EARLY
Let me start by staying that as someone who took over 20 business trips to New York in the past year, I've stayed in a LOT of hotels in the city. My favorites (The Andaz, Crosby Street, Langham, Mondrian Soho) were booked due to NYFW, so I wound up at Hotel Chandler. The rooms here are SMALL. Not small as in, typical NYC small. Small as in S-M-A-L-L no matter WHAT city you're in. I stayed here for just two nights, was barely in the room, and it was still small to the point of constant annoyance. I can't imagine sharing one of these rooms with another person, or staying for much longer than a couple of nights. The bathrooms were the worst part: there is literally no counter space, and the tiny fluorescent room feels like you're in a single-stall public restroom. Did I mention that there is LITERALLY NO COUNTER SPACE? To counter all that -- the decor is pretty sleek and modern, and the staff is fantastic. If you're used to staying in more budget hotels, this could definitely feel like a bit of a luxury -- so if price is what you're worried about, I'd actually recommend giving the Chandler a try. However, if you're used to the higher-end hotels, this will probably feel like a bit of a downgrade.
for Business Travelersby A verified traveler
NIce place for Business travel in NYCPosted Sep 10, 2014
Very nice place room I had was new central I walked almost everywhere .. Little expensive but its NYC ... not really for Children .
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Boston
Great boutique hotel!Posted Sep 8, 2014
Staff were all really excellent, friendly, helpful and professional, from the doorman to the front desk agents. Hotel is well designed, comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was very good, excellent presentation. Free teas and coffee available in the lobby 24 hours.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Los Angeles, CA
Nice HotelPosted Sep 1, 2014
Pros: Staff was pleasant and did everything they could to make it a pleasant experience.
Cons: Size of room could be bigger but it is New York so can't really deduct any points for this.
Location: The best part is the closeness to multiple major landmarks in Manhattan and that it is close to Ktown
I enjoyed my stay at Hotel Chandler. The staff was probably the best part of the experience. They made sure everything I needed was available. They were super friendly and answered all of my requests in a personal manner. The room itself was VERY clean which was the MAIN reason why I booked this place. I usually live at a friend's place in new york so I don't really have any idea on how to compare the size of the room to other new york hotel room sizes but I assume its pretty similar and therefore I will say it was manageable for three people (executive suite). Free wifi was a nice touch. Ninth floor was pretty quiet in general. The bathroom was small (not like you spend a lot of time in the restroom anyways) but the Molton Brown soap/shampoo set was great. The lobby had a lot of nice sitting areas and a self serve coffee/tea area. I think the best parts are the location (close to subway ~3 blocks and that it was one street below Ktown), the staff was amazing, and free unlimited coffee and tea. I personally never had any room issues that needed to be fixed but as I was waiting to be helped at the front desk, the staff seemed attentive and very understanding with other guests who need switching rooms for whatever reason. So in conclusions, good staff and clean room. I would definitely come back. The valet was 40 bucks for 24 hours.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from New Jersey
Nice boutique hotel in the center of ManhattanPosted Aug 25, 2014
Pros: Nice bathroom, clean nice decor. Good, friendly service.
Cons: AC too noisy.
We stayed after a party in the city. Not much time spend in the hotel. Room was very small but comfortable.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Seattle, WA
Well situated Hotel in NYCPosted Aug 24, 2014
Pros: Nicely decorated (somewhat dark), very clean Hotel
Cons: They could advise guests regarding the noise levels from the construction works, and provide them with higher or better insulated rooms
Location: Midtown Manhattan, very close to the Empire State Building and on walking distance to Times Square or the Theater District
The hotel is situated in Midtown Manhattan, very close to the Empire State Building, pictures of the rooms are deceiving, they are very small and everything feels cramped, everything is well maintained and clean; staff is always polite and attentive to your needs (they even recall your name); but they failed to offer me a room upgrade or any other perks that they are supposed to provide for being part of the VIP Access partner program. The hotel, nevertheless, offers very comfortable rooms, albeit very small (but that is the norm in NYC). There are some construction going on very close to the Hotel or in the Hotel itself, they begun early in the morning with a very loud noise that prevents any rest from that moment on. I would think the Hotel is overrated at 4.5 stars
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Toronto
Nice midtown hotel, 5 mins from subwayPosted Aug 21, 2014
It was like any other hotel. The room was small though, but pleasing, the beds were very comfortable.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from North Wales
Good location for NYCPosted Aug 18, 2014
Pros: The ambience, the staff and locale was just as it should be.
Cons: Quieten down the air conditioning units in the bedrooms, and lower the prices in the bar and restaraunt.
Location: The hotel is situated about two blocks from the Empire state building, not far from Times Square or any of the other main attractions.
The hotel was very pleasant, the room was a little on the small side but as it's only for sleeping in, it's not a huge issue. The bed was very comfortable. It was particularly hot and unfortunately the air conditioning unit was too noisy to keep on all night so it was a little uncomfortable in the heat, not a complaint, just an observation. We did not try the restaraunt as it was very expensive, we did try the bar, $30 for 2 drinks was a little excessive! Overall though, I would be happy enough to stay there again.