The Barclay Hotel was built in 1926 by the New York Central Railroad; today, InterContinental The Barclay New York is restored to its neo-Federal style, offering historic style 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 offers complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby and in the Barclay Bar & Grill, a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Barclay Bar serves wine by the glass and seasonal cocktails. Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Guests receive complimentary access to the third floor health club, a 1,500-square-foot facility offering fitness equipment, a sauna and steam room, and a menu of massage treatments. Fitness instructors are also available.
The business center is staffed 24 hours a day, offering courier services, copying and printing, cell phone rental, and computer use.