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Kimpton Muse Hotel

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130 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-8501
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 20/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#152 of 522 hotels in New York City
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Beautifully renovated, The Muse Hotel New York is a serene, stylish sanctuary centered in midtown Manhattan. With top-notch service, exquisite amenities and luxurious comfort, each spacious guestroom is a sophisticated, artful inspiration. Housed in New York City’s theater district in the historic Leavitt Building, adjacent to Muse Bar, this boutique hotel is within easy walking distance of Times Square, Rockefeller Center, the New York Public Library and the Museum of Modern Art.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Paid public parking on-site
Wifi
Paid wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Boutique
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Spanish, Polish

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cruisermeg wrote a review Yesterday
Hamilton, New Jersey1265 contributions181 helpful votes
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I'm actually still here and about to check out. I arrived early and had to wait for a room which was understandable. That said, I was "upgraded" to a premier king room. And if this is an upgrade, I'd hate to see the regular rooms. Yes, it's a room in NYC in a hotel so they run small. But this one, to me, is just a room, with views of brick buildings. The first room, 611, had a large wet spot on the floor. It also smelled like dog pee. Yuck. I was told that guests with pets are usually placed on the 3rd floor but something went wrong somehow. Engineering did come to check the A/C but that wasn't the cause. Perhaps it was a spill, regardless, there was a smell. Yuck. Lots of peeling wallpaper all around in both rooms (the second is 511), coupled with dirty vents in the bathrooms. The nightstands have outlets built in but they didn't work correctly in either room, AND they're actually installed on the wrong sides of the bed in room 511. Other outlets in the room, including the one on the desk do not work right, and many lightbulbs in both rooms flicker which is annoying. (Bathroom mirror in 61, bedside and desk in 511). If you think the bed will be comfortable, think again. The bed in 511 is as hard as a rock. I didn't want to change to a 3rd room, so I sucked it up. The staff was really not all that great either. Seems like it is a huge inconvenience for some doormen to assist guests with transportation to JFK. And the guys working PM shift last night at the desk and door were so engrossed in their conversation that they barely bothered to respond to me when I said 'hello'. At least the hotel managed to have free coffee in the AM but I am getting tired of hotels not even bothering to offer ANY type of food or cocktails. They easily could have had a wine hour last night. I was given points in lieu of 'raid the mini bar' and a half bottle of wine but could we maybe offer a cocktail in a to-go cup and a granola bar? Location is great and the hotel is actually fairly quiet for being half a block off of Times Square. Plenty of places to eat close by as well. There's a cute little Cuban place 2 doors down where I had a pretty yummy breakfast for 7 bucks. Bargain. I love Kimpton hotels but lately it seems that they are going downhill and/or being reflagged as other brands or even becoming independent. I used points for this stay and in hindsight, I should have stuck with paying to stay at a Marriott brand in Lower Manhattan. Incidentally, the staff needs to WEAR MASKS! Not chin straps, not maskless. You have signs on the doors that say MASKS MUST BE WORN. That should mean staff too. NYC is becoming a hot spot for the Delta variant.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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paestum70 wrote a review Jul 2021
Paris, France87 contributions117 helpful votes
I stayed in two different rooms- an executive room on the 6th floor and a suite on the 12th floor. Starting with the positives- By far the service. The front desk staff was excellent. Very friendly and accommodating. Regarding room #1 on the 6th floor. Comfortable bed and room overall but it faced the street and was incredibly noisy (and I sleep with earplugs). The hotel is not responsible for outside noise but it is responsible for soundproofing which clearly wasn't done. The other problem in the room was the air conditioning. The noise from the unit was so incredibly loud... it was the kind of unit you would find in a 2-star property, not at a Kimpton hotel. The other problem was the lighting. The rooms are dark and the windows are set quite high so you don't really have any natural light at all. The room is clean but the decor is very basic... not the highest quality. In my room the refrigerator froze whatever I put into it and the outlets did not work next to my bed. The bathroom was nice but the shower was disappointing. The water pressure was quite weak and the amount of shower gel given was miniscule. In the suite, there far was less outdoor noise but the room again had exactly the same shortfalls. Dark, same issue with the shower and decor. Very basic and uninspiring. The location is great if you are working in Midtown but the proximity to Times Square for me was a downside. Too many people and impossible to access via taxi/Uber because of multiple street closures during my stay. Overall, I would say this was an old property that was given a quick aesthetic makeover with very little investment (clunky doors with cheap handles, old elevators, old AC units...). Really it felt like a hotel from the 1970s with new IKEA furnishings. I would have expected more.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Kym F wrote a review Jul 2021
Boston, Massachusetts2 contributions2 helpful votes
I can't say enough about The Muse Hotel and it's staff! From the warm welcome and assistance with the luggage at the front door, the friendly and knowledgeable staff at the front desk and everything in between - The Muse is always the best! We stayed for our son's 18th birthday with his friends and the staff was so accommodating and helpful with breakfast recommendations, dinner reservations, directions and suggestions. We had three rooms for our party and the rooms are spacious and extremely clean. It was really hot in NYC while we were there and the great air conditioning was such a treat at the end of the day! The location of the property is absolutely perfect - so close to everything - it just can't be beat! We have stayed at this hotel multiple times and each stay is better than the last! The General Manager (and all staff!) really go out of their way at The Muse!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Mary C wrote a review Jul 2021
17 contributions13 helpful votes
The hotel was roomy and close to everything. The restaurant was closed, but there were plenty of places to eat right outside the door. The staff were nice and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Shina D wrote a review Jul 2021
Odenton, Maryland306 contributions7 helpful votes
We visited NYC for my sons birthday 7/16-7/18. This location is so close to everything (Times Square, subway, food). The staff was very friendly and we had no issues. We booked the two queen room and to our surprise we were given a Times Square view room. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. We will definitely return.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$235 - US$584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kimpton new york city, new york city kimpton, muse hotel new york
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Muse Hotel New York
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityTimes Square / Theater District / Theater District / Midtown West / Manhattan / Midtown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
200
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton Muse Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Top of the Rock (0.4 km), Broadway (0.2 km), and Bryant Park (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby, paid public parking on-site, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Los Tacos No. 1, Le Bernardin, and Megan’s Bar & Kitchen.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Kimpton Muse Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kimpton Muse Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Russian, and Polish.