Freehand New York

Freehand New York

23 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010, United States
+1 212 475 1920

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Freehand New York
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About Freehand New York

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated under a 10-minute walk from 14th Street Union Square New York City Subway, Freehand New York provides guests with a convenient base when in New York City. It is located a short stroll from Union Square Park and Flatiron Building.

This 4-star hotel provides a concierge, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. In fine weather, an outdoor terrace offers a nice spot to relax.

Freehand New York has 398 well-appointed rooms that are equipped with a variety of essential facilities to ensure guests have an enjoyable stay. After settling in to their room, guests can discover the area with use of 28th Street Subway Station, which is a brief walk from the hotel.

Freehand New York provides a variety of in-house dining options with Simon and The Whale and George Washington Bar. Places to dine at the hotel include Smile To Go and Studio. A choice of dining options are also found in close proximity to the property.

Freehand New York is within walking distance of Webster Hall and Empire State Building. Gramercy Park and Madison Square Park are both a five-minute walk away.

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Rooms available at Freehand New York

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Amenities at Freehand New York

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Carbon monoxide detector

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Family rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • VIP room facilities

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Safety deposit box


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Darts
  • Table tennis

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking (surcharge)


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Fitness center

Reviews of Freehand New York

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2.0 Bad

Cons:1. My flight was delayed. I called 3 times to tell them, no one every answered. When I arrived at 1:20am they didn't have a room available and now were fully booked even though I had a reservation and was fully paid in advance. The staff repeated multiple times how I was a "No show" and it wasn't there fault. The staff did not offer or help me find another hotel. - I returned on Sunday for the remaining stay. 1. On the 3rd night I asked for a shower towel and they didn't have any and so used hand towels. 2. The room above me would wake me up at all hours of the night with loud banging. I asked to move rooms and the staff was unable as they needed approval and the person wasn't there at that time. I was unable to get it switched.

10.0 Excellent

Cons:I couldn’t pair my phone to their tv to their Chrome cast

2.0 Bad

Cons:Very noisy hotel, parties and smell of weed!!! The staff don’t really care

10.0 Excellent
Pros:The bed was super comfortable, the location was good, and the staff was nice.
7.7 Good
Pros:Rooftop tiki bar Very chill vibe Well decorated Connected to a new hip restaurant Free wifi Streaming Environmentally friendly

Cons:Small room, especially for the price Small bathroom, not suited for doing hair and makeup The hallway felt like the Titanic The security gave me a hard time going to the roof (even after I displayed my key)

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23 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

What's nearby

  • Empire State Building1 km
  • Bryant Park1.5 km
  • New York Public Library1.5 km
  • Grand Central Terminal1.5 km
  • Washington Square Park1.6 km
  • High Line1.9 km
  • Times Square2.2 km
  • Rockefeller Center2.2 km
  • Broadway2.3 km
  • Museum of Modern Art2.5 km
  • Fifth Avenue3.5 km
  • One World Trade Center3.8 km
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Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


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FAQs when booking at Freehand New York

  • Pets are very welcome at this hotel, and items such as food bowls and beds can be borrowed (subject to availability) for those who have forgotten to bring them along. The front desk can also help with lists of pet-friendly restaurants and local dog parks within walking distance of the hotel.

  • While early check-in requests cannot be guaranteed, guests are more than welcome to arrive early and enquire as to the availability of their room – if it’s ready, you’ll be given the key. For those who need to wait, luggage storage is available while you enjoy a drink in one of the hotel’s bars or restaurants.

  • Both public transport and private transfer options are available from all New York airports, with LaGuardia Airport being the closest and most inexpensive. The journey via R Train costs $2.75 and will drop you off at 23rd Street Station, from where it is a short walk down the street to the hotel. Travelling by public transport from John F. Kennedy Airport or Newark Liberty International, you will need to take the AirTrain to Penn Station and then complete the journey by taxi or rideshare services. Taking a cab from LaGuardia Airport to the hotel can take as little as 20m in clear traffic, costing around $45. From the other airports, expect to pay approximately $65-75 for a taxi and travel for around 40m.

  • There is always plenty going on at the hotel, from regular scheduled events to one-off pop-ups. Happy Hours are a daily occurrence, and every month sees a neighborhood dining experience hosted with partners from across the community. Other regular experiences include DJ sets, music nights, and the ever-popular "drunk yoga" sessions (involving a yoga class with wine). There are also regular workshops covering topics as diverse as spirituality and zine-making.

  • The 24h gym offers a range of fitness equipment that guests can use to keep up their usual exercise routine. Cardio machines and a cable machine, free weights and Peloton bikes are all available.

  • Guests requiring an accessible room can choose from several different categories at this hotel, including three-person rooms and suites. All public spaces are accessible and dedicated rooms feature amenities like bathroom grab bars, roll-in showers with chairs, audible emergency alarms, closed-caption TVs, accessible vanities and lowered light switches.

  • Guests who are on the run first thing can opt to take breakfast from Smile To Go, the hotel’s coffee shop. Sandwiches, cookies and pastries, coffees, juices and breakfast items like granola can all be ordered to eat quickly or take with you as you explore the city. (Prices checked 21/05/19).

  • Freehand New York is located at 23 Lexington Avenue in Midtown, 1.9 km from the center of New York. Empire State Building is the closest landmark to Freehand New York.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Freehand New York.

  • Yes, Freehand New York offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Freehand New York does not offer free parking.

  • No, Freehand New York does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Freehand New York is 1 km from New York Skyports SPB.

  • No, Freehand New York does not have a pool onsite.

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1.9 km

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