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W New York - Union Square

201 Park Avenue South 
New York, NY 10003
USA

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Overview

Experience New York's cutting-edge culture at W New York – Union Square. Situated at the intersection of uptown and downtown, established and avant-garde, in the landmark 1911 Beaux-Arts Guardian Life building, it remixes eclectic music venues and underground bars with glamorous shopping and fine dining.

Just outside of the hotel is the Union Square Green Market, brimming with local produce, crafts, fresh flowers, and some of NYC's finest street performers. Head just north of the hotel for a day of shopping along Madison and 5th Avenues or an evening of Jazz and local fare along Park Avenue.  Visit SoHo for some of the city's newest boutiques and fashions. For art lovers, Chelsea is just west of W Union Square, showcasing some of the area's most vibrant galleries.

Drink, dance, and mingle the night away. Explore the Lower East Side, sip sophisticated cocktails in SoHo or head to the Meat-packing District to dance through the night with a vibrant crowd. Uptown, Downtown, and everything in between, there is something for everyone at W New York- Union Square.

Exclusive SmartNights Amenities

  • Continental Breakfast for two daily through room service only
  • $100 Food and Beverage credit, once during stay. (Only applicable In room dining, or Living Room Lounge or Irvington)
  • Complimentary WiFi
The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure:
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-In
  • Late Check-Out, 4:00 PM

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 Noon

Accommodations

Number of Rooms: 270

Wonderful Room

The perfect sanctuary, with comfort in every corner. Ease into evening, sipping mini-bar martinis, lounging in front of a DVD from the media collection. Want extra room to lounge? Our Wonderful Rooms have overstuffed velvet armchairs. Give home a shout-out with a call on the cordless and High Speed Internet Access before discovering a new level of perfection—Bliss’ legendary lemon + sage Sinkside Six and our soft terry robes. Then retreat to the perfect sleep: the W signature king or the two double beds—our custom pillow top mattress layered with a featherbed and down duvet, accented with a plump down pillows and our buttery leather headboard. (from 221 square feet)

Spectacular Room

More spacious than our Wonderful Room, with sunlight-filled views of Union Square or the storied downtown neighborhood. Lounge, wrapped in soft terry robes, in the overstuffed velvet armchair with Munchie Box delights by your side. Or screen a favorite film with a DVD from the media collection. Get wired with High Speed Internet Access and the dual line phones (one is cordless). Then refresh with the legendary lemon + sage Sinkside Six by Bliss. Collapse into the W signature king or the two double beds layered with our custom pillow top mattress, featherbed, 350-thread count linens and down duvet, and framed by a buttery leather headboard. (from 263 square feet)

Mega Room

Click the door closed, take in the spaciousness of your New York haven, and let the park-filled view quiet the city's hum. Relax, sinking into the overstuffed velvet armchair, with a CD from the media collection as a soothing backdrop, or relish the comfort of the legendary Bliss lemon + sage Sinkside Six and soft terry robes. Clear the day’s business with a call on the dual line phones (one is cordless) and High Speed Internet Access before mixing cocktails at the mini-bar and sinking into the two W signature king or two double beds— 350 thread count linens draped over our custom pillow top mattress, featherbed, down duvet and goose down pillows accented with the softest,  leather headboard. (350 - 400 square feet).

  • Bliss Lemon + Sage Sinkside Six
  • Overstuffed Velvet Armchair

Fantastic Suite

See green with views of Union Square’s winding paths, the tree-top view of the city. Gather in the sitting area, lazing on the overstuffed velvet armchair or sofa with just-mixed martinis from the mini bar. Situate at the oversized desk with dual line phones (one is cordless) and let the High Speed Internet Access bring the world to you. Or go for the instant unwind, trying out the legendary Bliss lemon + sage Sinkside Six. Then dip into the media collection and watch DVDs on the living room’s vivid television, or retreat to the bedroom, Munchie Box delights in hand, and be wooed by the king bed’s buttery leather headboard and the signature W comfort of our custom pillow top mattress, featherbed, 350-thread count linens, down duvet and goose down pillows. (from 445 square feet)

  • Bliss Lemon + Sage Sinkside Six
  • Overstuffed Velvet Armchair

Wow Suite

Let the suite’s airiness erase all memory of the super-crowded subway commute, and wander between the two rooms, slipping off the Manolos and slipping into cozy cotton slippers and being wrapped in soft terry robes. Unwind in the living room, stretched out in front of one of the televisions, a perfectly chilled elixir from the mini-bar in one hand and Munchie Box delights in the other. Or link in with High Speed Internet Access and data-port connectivity from behind the oversized desk before moving into full bath and indulging in the Bliss legendary lemon + sage Sinkside Six. Carry a conversation room to room on the dual line cordless phone. Savor the soft touch of the buttery leather headboard. Dream, in W’s signature bed: our custom pillow top mattress, featherbed, 350-thread count linens, down duvet and goose down pillows. (647 square feet)

  • Bliss Lemon + Sage Sinkside Six
  • Slippers

Extreme Wow Suite

W Union Square’s largest suite, it was created to take in a full view of Union Square Park’s green scape, winding paths and cobblestone accents. Linger in front of the park view, or lounge in the living room’s careful details, like social-size chairs, a dining area for six, the sleek coffee table for perching just-mixed drinks from the bar, and the expansive flat screen wall TV. Slip into the workspace and connect from behind the oversized desk with High Speed Internet Access. Phone home, wandering the suite’s airy rooms, cordless dual line phone in hand. Or escape to the warming Jacuzzi, smoothed by the Bliss legendary lemon + sage Sinkside Six. Then get cozy in soft terry robes and delight in the surprises of the Munchie Box. Melt amid comfort accented with the king bed’s buttery leather headboard—our custom pillow top mattress, featherbed, 350-thread count linens, down duvet and goose down pillows. (1,000 square feet)

  • Bliss Lemon + Sage Sinkside Six
  • Flat Screen Wall TV
  • Social-Size Chairs
  • Jacuzzi
  • Park View
  • Bose® Surround Sound

Guest Services

Concierge

Acura Experience:

Why not arrive in style with the Acura Experience, an exclusive Whatever/Whenever service. The new 300-horsepower Acura MDX is fully outfitted and ready to show you the town from a whole new perspective. Just dial the Concierge, reserve your complimentary ride with personal driver and enjoy a world-class luxury SUV, fully stocked with W goodies for the ultimate Whatever/Whenever® service.

Laundry Service

Valet Parking

Whatever/Whenever Service

24-Hour Business Center

24-Hour Front Desk

24-Hour Room Service

24-Hour Security

Complimentary Local Transportation

Luggage Storage

Movies on DVD

Newspaper

Pet-Friendly

VIP Treatment

Wake-Up Call

24-Hour Fitness Center

Baby Cribs Available

Early Morning Coffee

VIP Manager

Facilities

Fitness Center

SWEAT® Fitness Center

Who feels like a workout? Tone your body. Free your mind.

Farewell Kiosk

When you’re ready to leave: Ask any of the welcome desk talent about our FareWell kiosk, which allows you to check out and print your boarding pass. Avoid long lines at the terminal and give yourself a little more time to delight in W Hotels.

DINING

Irvington

Irvington’s down-to-earth menu features New American plates with Mediterranean-influences using simple and flavorful ingredients from local farmers and purveyors for a complete market-to-table dining experience. The bar program at Irvington offers a rotating selection of classic and modern cocktails, as well as modestly price wine offerings, small-batch spirits and regionally brewed craft beers. Fresh cold-pressed juices and handcrafted coffee from local outposts of Liquiteria and Irving Farm Coffee Roasters are also available.

The Living Room Lounge

What others call a lobby, we call our Living Room. A revolutionary open space complete with cozy seating where you can work, relax, unwind, and sip an evening cocktail.

Attractions

Around W Union Square

To the West: Be adventurous at Chelsea Piers - a year-round sports village with six separate athletic facilities. Check out the art galleries. Relax in the sun at Bryant Park, peruse the stacks or explore the newly-revamped Reading Room at the magnificent Public Library, see a show in the Theater District. Along lower Fifth Avenue stop in to the Empire State Building or do it up at Macy's. Also, there's Madison Square Garden and Penn Station with rail service to the North-East Corridor (Washington/Baltimore/Philadelphia/Boston; and commuter rail service to Long Island and New Jersey).
 
To the East: Local east side neighborhoods bursting with the flavor of New York. And via convenient car or bus service, The Hamptons, Shelter Island and vineyards of the North Fork are waiting for you.
 
To the South: Stroll through the East village and Soho for eclectic boutiques and vintage gear. Hang out at the art galleries. Visit the Guggenheim Soho. Chill out at a coffee bar. Experience one of the many off-Broadway shows.

Map / Location

[ Print Directions ]

From John F. Kennedy International Airport:

  • Start out going SOUTHEAST. 0.4 mi
  • Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the ramp toward AIRPORT EXIT/OTHER TERMINALS. 0.1 mi
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto JFK EXPY. 0.1 mi
  • Merge onto I-678 N/VAN WYCK EXPY toward AIRPORT EXIT/RETURN TO TERMINALS/LONG TERM PARKING/RENTAL CAR RETURNS. 6.1 mi
  • Merge onto GRAND CENTRAL PKWY W via EXIT 10 on the LEFT toward LA GUARDIA AIRPORT/TRIBORO BR. 2.0 mi
  • Take the I-495 W exit, EXIT 10E-W, toward MIDTOWN TUN/MANHATTAN. 0.3 mi
  • Merge onto I-495 W/LONG ISLAND EXPY via EXIT 10W. 3.5 mi
  • Take the I-278 W exit, EXIT 17W, toward BKLYN-QUEENS EXPWY/BROOKLYN. 1.0 mi
  • Merge onto I-495 W via the exit on the LEFT toward MIDTOWN TUN/MANHATTAN (Portions toll).
  • Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp. 0.2 mi
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto QUEENS MIDTOWN TUNNEL EXIT/TUNNEL EXIT ST. 0.1 mi
  • Turn LEFT onto E 34TH ST. 0.1 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto 2ND AVE. 0.9 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto E 15TH ST. 0.3 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto UNION SQ E. 0.1 mi
  • UNION SQ E becomes PARK AVE S. 0.0 mi
  • 201 PARK AVE S is on the RIGHT.

Nearby airports: New York City - Kennedy (JFK)
Distance: 18.34 Miles

[ Print Directions ]

From John F. Kennedy International Airport:

  • Start out going SOUTHEAST. 0.4 mi
  • Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the ramp toward AIRPORT EXIT/OTHER TERMINALS. 0.1 mi
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto JFK EXPY. 0.1 mi
  • Merge onto I-678 N/VAN WYCK EXPY toward AIRPORT EXIT/RETURN TO TERMINALS/LONG TERM PARKING/RENTAL CAR RETURNS. 6.1 mi
  • Merge onto GRAND CENTRAL PKWY W via EXIT 10 on the LEFT toward LA GUARDIA AIRPORT/TRIBORO BR. 2.0 mi
  • Take the I-495 W exit, EXIT 10E-W, toward MIDTOWN TUN/MANHATTAN. 0.3 mi
  • Merge onto I-495 W/LONG ISLAND EXPY via EXIT 10W. 3.5 mi
  • Take the I-278 W exit, EXIT 17W, toward BKLYN-QUEENS EXPWY/BROOKLYN. 1.0 mi
  • Merge onto I-495 W via the exit on the LEFT toward MIDTOWN TUN/MANHATTAN (Portions toll).
  • Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp. 0.2 mi
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto QUEENS MIDTOWN TUNNEL EXIT/TUNNEL EXIT ST. 0.1 mi
  • Turn LEFT onto E 34TH ST. 0.1 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto 2ND AVE. 0.9 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto E 15TH ST. 0.3 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto UNION SQ E. 0.1 mi
  • UNION SQ E becomes PARK AVE S. 0.0 mi
  • 201 PARK AVE S is on the RIGHT.

Nearby airports: New York City - La Guardia (LGA)
Distance: 9.32 Miles

[ Print Directions ]

From John F. Kennedy International Airport:

  • Start out going SOUTHEAST. 0.4 mi
  • Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the ramp toward AIRPORT EXIT/OTHER TERMINALS. 0.1 mi
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto JFK EXPY. 0.1 mi
  • Merge onto I-678 N/VAN WYCK EXPY toward AIRPORT EXIT/RETURN TO TERMINALS/LONG TERM PARKING/RENTAL CAR RETURNS. 6.1 mi
  • Merge onto GRAND CENTRAL PKWY W via EXIT 10 on the LEFT toward LA GUARDIA AIRPORT/TRIBORO BR. 2.0 mi
  • Take the I-495 W exit, EXIT 10E-W, toward MIDTOWN TUN/MANHATTAN. 0.3 mi
  • Merge onto I-495 W/LONG ISLAND EXPY via EXIT 10W. 3.5 mi
  • Take the I-278 W exit, EXIT 17W, toward BKLYN-QUEENS EXPWY/BROOKLYN. 1.0 mi
  • Merge onto I-495 W via the exit on the LEFT toward MIDTOWN TUN/MANHATTAN (Portions toll).
  • Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp. 0.2 mi
  • Stay STRAIGHT to go onto QUEENS MIDTOWN TUNNEL EXIT/TUNNEL EXIT ST. 0.1 mi
  • Turn LEFT onto E 34TH ST. 0.1 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto 2ND AVE. 0.9 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto E 15TH ST. 0.3 mi
  • Turn RIGHT onto UNION SQ E. 0.1 mi
  • UNION SQ E becomes PARK AVE S. 0.0 mi
  • 201 PARK AVE S is on the RIGHT.

Nearby airports: Newark (EWR)
Distance: 16.5 Miles