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Downtown Manhattan hotel near Rockefeller Center

In the heart of midtown Manhattan

An inviting retreat in the "City that Never Sleeps," this hotel is surrounded by the energy of midtown Manhattan. InterContinental New York Barclay is a block from Park Avenue and within a quarter-mile of Rockefeller Center and the United Nations.

Historic hotel

Built in 1926, the building retains its neo-Federal design. This classic hotel features free WiFi, a fitness center, business center, spa, and restaurant. Valet parking is available (surcharge).

Turndown service

The hotel's 685 luxurious guestrooms and suites offer TVs with premium channels, and iHome clock radios with iPod docking stations. Wireless Internet access is available (surcharge).

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Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
  • Elevator
  • Meeting facilities
Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Barclay Hotel was built in 1926 by the New York Central Railroad; today, InterContinental New York Barclay is restored to its neo-Federal style, offering historic charm with modern amenities. In its time, the hotel has hosted a range of well-known guests, including President Ronald Reagan, Nelson Mandela, Bette Davis, Marlon Brando and Ernest Hemingway.

This New York hotel features the elegant Barclay Bar & Grill, serving light and healthful fare with inspiration from southern French cuisine. The Barclay Bar serves wine by the glass and seasonal cocktails.

Guests of the hotel receive free WiFi and complimentary access to the 3rd floor health club, which offers fitness equipment, a sauna, and a steam room. In-room massages are available with advance reservations.

The 24-hour business center offers courier and printing services and a computer station. The hotel offers banquet facilities and event catering. Door staff are present and a security guard is on the premises. Valet and self-parking are available (surcharges). This hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 686
  • ATM/banking
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of floors - 14
  • Year Built 1926
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Computer station
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transportation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour business center
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Babysitting or childcare


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 16.95 USD )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • iPod docking station
  • Down comforter
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Where to Eat

Barclay Bar & Grill - Chef Serge Devesa offers fresh, light, healthfully prepared Continental cuisine with a southern French twist in an informal setting. Located off the hotel lobby, this popular restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A full breakfast is served daily in the restaurant, which has a children’s menu.

Barclay Bar - Enjoy more than 100 varieties of martinis and cocktails, 20 wines by the glass, and your favorite light fare with a laid-back lounge ambience.

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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 70

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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