Grand Union Hotel - New York

34 East 32Nd Street, New York, United States, 10016  show map
 3 stars
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Grand Union Hotel - New York

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 70 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Bed was very comfortable - Rooms have fridges - 50 meters from a metro stop
  • Rooms are very small - Very good breakfast - Low-cost internet connection in the lobby
  • Near to the empire state building - Reception staff were friendly - Only a minutes walk to the nearest subway
  • Beds made every day - Lift was a bit slow - Food and service excellent
  • Not too far from penn station - Bed was hard - Internet access was good - Hotel room was larger than we expected

Overview

The spectacular Grand Union Hotel accommodates guests in an entertainment area of New York. Residing in a 10-story building, the hotel was opened in 1970 and renovated in 2012.

The hotel is placed near Grand Central - 42nd Street subway station in Flatiron district and within a 20-minute walk to Central Park, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Metropolitan Museum of Art. The property lies within 5 km from the city center.

La Guardia airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Grand Union Hotel.

Rooms

Non-smoking guestrooms are outfitted in traditional décor. Grand Union Hotel offers rooms with the city view. They are fitted with marble bathrooms with towels, a hairdryer and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a tasty continental breakfast is served. Guests can share a meal in Silo Cafe and Captain Cafe, located about 50 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers a lift, a car park and currency exchange along with a copier, a business centre and computer equipment to respond to the needs of all guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 70 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   88.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa center
  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • iPad
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

34 East 32Nd Street, New York, United States, 10016

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City Center
  • New York
    4.1 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • 33rd Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    200 m
  • 28th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Les Halles (cuisine: French)
    260 m
  • Captain Cafe
    20 m
Parks
  • Greeley Square Park
    450 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    88

Rooms and availability

Grand Union Hotel photos Room Double Room
Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or 1 Super King-size bed or King-size bed
Size: 24 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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Comfortable room includes a Double bed and private marble bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Tripple Room
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    Comfortable room includes a Double bed, one Twin bed and private marble bathroom.

    Grand Union Hotel photos Room Double Room
    Quad Room
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    Comfortable room includes a Double bed, two Twin beds and private marble bathroom.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Grand Union Hotel - New York New York location
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    Hotel Address:

    34 East 32Nd Street, New York, United States, 10016

    Get directions
    City Center
    • New York
      4.1 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Grand Central Station
      900 m
    Underground stations
    • 33rd Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
      200 m
    • 28th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
      400 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Les Halles (cuisine: French)
      260 m
    • Captain Cafe
      20 m
    Parks
    • Greeley Square Park
      450 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of floors:
      10
    • Number of rooms:
      88

    Grand Union Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Jolly International Tours - 200 m

    Places of interest

    • Koreatown - 300 m

    Shopping areas

    • Madison Avenue - 100 m

    Amusement

    • X S New York - 200 m
    • Skyline Multimedia Entrtn Inc - 200 m

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Museums

    • Metropolitan Historic Structur - 200 m
    • Guiness World Records Exhibit - 200 m
    • Frederick Hughes and CO - 200 m
    • Master Drawings - 300 m
    • Artist Talk on Art - 300 m
    • Pierpont Morgan Library - 300 m
    • Rachel Adler Fine Art - 400 m

    Halls

    • Source of Life Ctr - 300 m

    Universities, Institutes

    • American Acad of Dramatic Arts - 100 m
    • Interamerican University Inc - 200 m
    • Touro College - 200 m
    • King's College - 200 m
    • Brookdale Hall - 200 m
    • Cornell University Medical School - 200 m
    • College of New Rochelle - 300 m
    • Blanton-Peale Institute - 300 m
    • New York Theological Smnry Lib - 300 m
    • Bellevue Hospital Ctr School - 300 m

    Underground stations

    • 33rd Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) - 100 m
    • 28th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) - 300 m

    College Campuses

    Local attractions

    • Forbes Galleries - 1.5 km
      62 Fifth Ave at 12th St, New York City
    • Museum of Modern Art - 1.7 km
      11 West 53rd Street, New York City
    • Paley Center for Media - 1.7 km
      25 W 52nd Street, New York City
    • Kerr Theater "Forever Tango" - 1.6 km
      219 W 48th St, New York City
    • Austrian Cultural Forum - 1.6 km
      11 East 52nd Street, New York City

    Near the hotel

    • Empire State Building - 330 m
      350 Fifth Avenue, New York City
    • Koreatown - 400 m
      32nd Street, New York City
    • Greeley Square Park - 450 m
      Broadway, Ave of Americas, New York City
    • The Museum of Mathematics - 480 m
      11 East 26th Street New York, NY 10010, New York City
    • The Morgan Library & Museum - 400 m
      29 East 36th Street, New York City
    • Museum of Sex - 420 m
      233 Fifth Ave, New York City
    • National Museum of Mathematics - 480 m
      11 East 26th Street, New York City

    Restaurants nearby

    • Les Halles - 260 m

      Address: John Street
      Phone: 212-679-4111

      74% likes this, based on 692 reviews
      Cuisine: French
      Price Range: CAD 39 - CAD 52

    • Silo Cafe - 20 m

      Address: 31 East 32nd Street

      68% likes this, based on 30 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary

    • Heartland Brewery - 290 m

      Address: 350 5th Ave
      Phone: (212) 563-3433

      64% likes this, based on 546 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    • Captain Cafe - 20 m

      Address: 34 E 32nd St
      Phone: 212-779-7191

      82% likes this, based on 24 reviews

    • The Cutting Room - 40 m

      Address: 44 E 32nd St
      Phone: 212-691-1900

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of floors:
      10
    • Number of rooms:
      88
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    Grand Union Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Union Hotel

    Average guest rating

    7.2out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 783 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      4.6

      nothing except location

      very narrow corridors, not clean,old furnishings

    • Family with children
      6.2

      There was no hotel bar which was a little inconvenient and I felt the staff were a little unwelcoming.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      Location was great.

      Old fashioned and dated decor - defo needs updating. Has a lot of room for improvement

    • Family with children
      6.6

      That is in a good place, near from intresting things, restaurants etc...

      Yes, before arrive I called to know about a parking lot, they have like a special rate I supposed in a parking lot next block, and told us it was 10 dlls per night, 24 hs. And at the end we had to pay 20 per night... we called the hotel and they do nothing... sooo bad Other thing is that you told me at e mail it vas 332 total price and I didn't know till I arrive it vas plus tax and everything

    • Single
      6.2

      Location in NYC.

      Only way to get air into room was to start AC unit in window. Foul garbage smell then filled the room from enclosed garbage area. Decided to just sufficate instead.

    • Couple
      5.0

      The location is excellent, very close to main city attractions like Empire States Building, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, etc. Being close to those attractions the Hotel sorrundings are very quiet since is on the east side of 32nd street. The room was ample and the bed was ok. Very nice bathroom with an excellent shower and tub. The staff was ok, when asked for a cab they suggested getting a taxi in the street as a cheaper alternative to the transportation offered by the Hotel.

      The room was very dark, so staying during daytimes was deppressing. The room was not clean, espcially the rug that was dirty. We found a big roach (alive nd kicking!) running from the bedroom and into the bathroom. There is only one elevator in the Hotel so if staying at high floors it can take some minutes getting to your room.

    • Single
      2.4

      The manager was helpful and did not refuse the complains we made.

      The room was not clean at all and the sheets were not changed till make complain. The washing basin and toilet were blocked. I was not happy with our stay in the so called two star hotel.

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      I like the location, next to the subway lines 4,5 and 6 to go to downtown,East & West villages, SOHO, NOHO, China Town ...

      no tea/coffee making facilities in room

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Easy access to shops and resturant. Close to tourist attractions. Car on call for airport runs.

      The plumbing system needs attention. toilet would not flush properly, shower temperature extremely tempremental.

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      It was central clean and adequate,but not much more than basic shelter

    • Single
      6.6

      Although it was a nonsmoking room, I could smell smoke and the room also smelled stale. Internet access is not free and you are continued to be charged even when your computer is off.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Truly excellent location. Attractively priced. Facilities basic but adequate in the hotel and with excellent facilities just outside the door for meals, shopping and site seeing

      I would have liked more natural light in the rooms...but it was central New York!

    • Group of friends
      6.6

      The diner next door was extremely useful as the hotel don't have meal facilities.

      The room was very dark and had no daylight coming in.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      The hotel staff was excellent, the room was clean and the location was excellent. Great value! Thanks!

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Good location, short distance to 34th and 42nd street (shoppping, theatres etc.) nice lobby, and excellent breakfeast at the Captain's cafe - next door.

      False fire alarm at 4.38 AM

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Grand Union Hotel - New York New York location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    34 East 32Nd Street, New York, United States, 10016

    Get directions
    City Center
    • New York
      4.1 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Grand Central Station
      900 m
    Underground stations
    • 33rd Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
      200 m
    • 28th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
      400 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Les Halles (cuisine: French)
      260 m
    • Captain Cafe
      20 m
    Parks
    • Greeley Square Park
      450 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of floors:
      10
    • Number of rooms:
      88