W New York Downtown

8 Albany Street - Near Near National September 11 Memorial Map
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In the heart of NYC's most quickly revitalizing neighborhood, W New York – Downtown rises from one of the city’s most important sites and rubs shoulders with some of its most spectacular sights. With commanding views of the memorial and city as we... more

In the heart of NYC's most quickly revitalizing neighborhood, W New York – Downtown rises from one of the city’s most important sites and rubs shoulders with some of its most spectacular sights. With commanding views of the memorial and city as well as water views to the east, west and south, the hotel’s landscaped urban plaza introduces more open space downtown—this is too good to be true real estate. The spectacle continues inside, beginning with the Anemone Chandelier at the entrance designed by renowned UK light sculptor Bruce Munro. With 1,260 individually hung glass droplets illuminated via fiber optic projectors, the lofty double-height space is further accentuated with black mini mosaic-tiled walls and polished black granite floors. As a frosted translucent bridge spans overhead, the reflection of the glass light sculpture onto the black floor is elegant and stunning. Climbing your way to the top of New York's social ladder begins at W Living Room Bar & Terrace, where cocktail cozying and scene-making schmoozing are always in fashion. Keep up with the fast pace of the city by staying in shape at SWEAT® Fitness Center. With a complete WIRED® Business Center, P.A.W. —Pe... more

In the heart of NYC's most quickly revitalizing neighborhood, W New York – Downtown rises from one of the city’s most important sites and rubs shoulders with some of its most spectacular sights.

With commanding views of the memorial and city as well as water views to the east, west and south, the hotel’s landscaped urban plaza introduces more open space downtown—this is too good to be true real estate. The spectacle continues inside, beginning with the Anemone Chandelier at the entrance designed by renowned UK light sculptor Bruce Munro. With 1,260 individually hung glass droplets illuminated via fiber optic projectors, the lofty double-height space is further accentuated with black mini mosaic-tiled walls and polished black granite floors. As a frosted translucent bridge spans overhead, the reflection of the glass light sculpture onto the black floor is elegant and stunning.

Climbing your way to the top of New York's social ladder begins at W Living Room Bar & Terrace, where cocktail cozying and scene-making schmoozing are always in fashion. Keep up with the fast pace of the city by staying in shape at SWEAT® Fitness Center. With a complete WIRED® Business Center, P.A.W. —Pets Are Welcome™, the Acura Experience and Whatever/Whenever® at your service, all the comforts of home and more are here in our deliciously deluxe escape, where we're in the business of empire-sized dreams and pleasures.

Who’s smoke-free? This W hotel offers a flirty, fun, fresh experience.

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8 Albany Street, New York City, NY 10006
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Recent Reviews:
jamiemZ8209ZU
London, United Kingdom
Bad for a W
Apr 13, 2019
This place is average. 2* is a reflection of bad value for money. It has no restaurant, which is inconvenient for work travel. It is very darkly lit and has... more »
M6637DPlizb
Canton, Ohio
Trip type:
Business
Great hotel and great location
Mar 31, 2019
Super clean and modern hotel. hotel staff was friendly. Right next to the World Trade Center memorial and close to shopping and the river. 25 minute uber ride to/from the... more »
guru4travel
Toronto, Canada
Trip type:
Business
Great location - but no restaurant still!
Mar 30, 2019
Great location right by World Trade Centre memorial, Oculus, Century 21 dept store and Broadway. Take elevator to 5th floor reception, where staff were very inattentive despite my Titanium status.... more »
bigdaz107
Birmingham - UK
Trip type:
Couples
New York 2019
Mar 29, 2019
We visited this hotel early March . The room was very clean and had great views of the 9/11 memorial site and WTC 1 tower !. The staff were very... more »
Wasabi_Rich
San Francisco, California
Trip type:
Couples
Overall was Good but with few disappointments.
Mar 28, 2019
We stayed in February 2019. Low season of the year. Pro: Customer service was amazing. From concierge to housekeeping. Made us feel warm and welcome. Gave us everything we asked... more »
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Financial District Description

W New York Downtown is located in the Financial District neighborhood of Manhattan. The financial hub of the United States, the seat of New York City government, and home to some of New York's oldest buildings, the Financial District has an illustrious history. 17th century settlers began building here, and given the many seafarers of the time, boats could be conveniently docked at one of the slips right near the settlements of wooden homes. Right nearby, in the heart of the district is Federal Hall, where George Washington was inaugurated as the first President of the United States in 1789, also the meeting site for the First Congress. New York City was both the capital of the United States and New York State at the time.

The street names reflect the district's fascinating history: Fulton Street, named after Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamboat; Maiden Lane, originally called Magde Platje in Dutch; Beaver Street, recalling the once-significant beaver pelt trade, etc.

The area today houses some great economic powerhouses, including the headquarters of major banks, the New York Stock Exchange, in addition to the World Financial Center. Contrasts are extraordinary, from old two- and three-story old brick buildings near South Street Seaport to the nearby modern mega-skyscrapers. Some of the numerous other attractions include Fraunces Tavern, where George Washington bid farewell to his troops (also, they have a museum!); the newly-landscaped City Hall Park; the Museum of the American Indian and the US Custom House at Bowling Green; Trinity Church, the first parish church in New York City and the resting place of Alexander Hamilton and Robert Fulton, among others; War Of 1812 strong hold Castle Clinton; the Staten Island-bound South Ferry; Battery Park; and the Federal Reserve Bank. Sadly, the biggest attraction since 9/11 has been the former World Trade Center site, although, thankfully, construction has finally filled the long-standing gouge in Lower Manhattan's face, and the stunning 9/11 Memorial and its attendant museum are welcome signs of a healing city. And, of course, soaring a symbolic 1,776 feet over the memorial is the new 1 World Trade Center!

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Spectacular Room Room 1 King Bed View Tower

1 King Bed

338 sq feet (31 sq meters)


Internet - WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - 37-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, first-run movies, iPod dock

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, hypo-allergenic bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, bathrobes, and a shower/tub combination with a rainfall showerhead

Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Spectacular Room Room 2 Double Beds View Tower

2 Double Beds

338 sq feet (31 sq meters)


Internet - WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - 37-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, first-run movies, iPod dock

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, hypo-allergenic bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, bathrobes, and a shower/tub combination with a rainfall showerhead

Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Cool Corner Room Room 1 King Bed City View Corner

1 King Bed

344 sq feet (32 sq meters)


Internet - WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - 37-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, first-run movies, iPod dock

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, hypo-allergenic bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, bathrobes, and a shower/tub combination with a rainfall showerhead

Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

1 King Bed View Tower

1 King Bed

Internet - WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - 37-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, first-run movies, iPod dock

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, hypo-allergenic bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, bathrobes, and a shower/tub combination with a rainfall showerhead

Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Fabulous Room Room 1 King Bed View Tower

1 King Bed

338 sq feet (31 sq meters)


Internet - WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - 37-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, first-run movies, iPod dock

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, hypo-allergenic bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, bathrobes, and a shower/tub combination with a rainfall showerhead

Practical - Safe, iron/ironing board, and desk

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Property Information

  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of floors - 58
  • Pets allowed

Popular Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Rent Desk
  • Clothing Iron
  • Data Ports
  • Family Rooms
  • Fitness Facility
  • Hair Dryer
  • InHouse Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • MiniBar In Room
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • TV In Room

Additional Amenities

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Ballroom
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4736
  • Conference space size (meters) - 440
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • In-room accessibility
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 58
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Roll-in shower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Total number of rooms - 217
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Year Built - 2010

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