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|Distance to city centre||0.7 mi|
|Nearest airport||New York John F Kennedy Intl|
|Distance to airport||13.2 mi|
|"Cleanliness and Staff excellent Location perfect."||(in 270 reviews)|
|"Comfy bed and super quiet!."||(in 201 reviews)|
|"Very good bed, very clean room"||(in 225 reviews)|
|"No water/hot water on 2 mornings."||(in 15 reviews)|
|"Reception area was a total mess."||(in 3 reviews)|
|"Noise of heating system in the room."||(in 10 reviews)|
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room good size very comfortable
was never offered complimentary signature coctail during stay as was advertised
Absolutely fantastic location, but quiet enough to get a good nights sleep. It’s a really intimate, smaller hotel with a great bar and kind staff. The room I was in was actually quite spacious for NY standards (i.e. you could walk around your room.)
It’s a tiny bit messy regarding certain details - which then again might add to the charm/history of the building. If I’d have to nitpick it would be things like a dusty gym or having a frayed/worn extra blanket for on the bed.
Great location close to many restaurants and tourist spots
Free continental breakfast. Rooms were very clean and details were beautiful. Lobby was very nice. Hotel located in a very good spot.
Opened in 2017, Life Hotel is the latest incarnation of the 19th-century building that once held the offices and staff living quarters for “Life" magazine. The boutique atmosphere that the hotel offers makes it a welcome alternative to the many characterless hotel options in this part of Midtown.
The surroundings of the hotel aren't the most exciting or picturesque. The hotel is located on a lackluster block with neighboring vape shops, liquor stores, jewelry and cellphone accessory wholesalers, and empty storefronts. Despite the unattractive surroundings and scenery, the hotel is central to many downtown and Midtown destinations. Koreatown, Herald Square, home to Macy's flagship store, Empire State Building, and Madison Square Park are short walks away. Central Park, SoHo, the 9/11 Memorial, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are short drives away.
Life Hotel's on-site features are slim, which is typical for a boutique hotel. The cozy-casual Henry at Life Hotel bistro offer staples like oysters, pastas, and roasted fish. Across from the restaurant is Life's lobby bar, which serves draft beer, wine, and cocktails, and acts as a work space during the day. The rooftop Chef’s Garden off the second floor can be booked for cocktail events or private dinners for up to 16 people. Guests have access to this outdoor space when it’s not occupied with events. A secret staircase behind the elevator leads guests to Gibson + Luce is Henry's subterranean cocktail bar. The hotel's mini fitness center has one of everything and a small business center offer the necessities.
Accommodations include a variety of styles and sizes, but all are charming and retro. Amenities are extremely modern, with every room featuring large 60-inch flat-screen TVs with Google Chromecast and Wi-Fi hot spots.
based on 1,459 reviews
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- Stylish hotel
- Comfortable beds
Policies vary by room type and provider.
FAQs when booking at Life Hotel Nomad
Where is Life Hotel Nomad located?
Life Hotel Nomad is located at 19 West 31st Street in Midtown, 0.7 miles from the centre of New York. Empire State Building is the closest landmark to Life Hotel Nomad.
When is check-in time and check-out time at Life Hotel Nomad?
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Life Hotel Nomad.
Does Life Hotel Nomad offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, Life Hotel Nomad offers free Wi-Fi.
Does Life Hotel Nomad offer free parking?
No, Life Hotel Nomad does not offer free parking.
Does Life Hotel Nomad offer free airport shuttle service?
No, Life Hotel Nomad does not offer free airport shuttle service.
How far is Life Hotel Nomad from the airport?
Life Hotel Nomad is 6.3 miles from New York LaGuardia.
Can you bring pets to Life Hotel Nomad?
Yes, Life Hotel Nomad is a pet-friendly hotel.
Does Life Hotel Nomad have a pool?
No, Life Hotel Nomad does not have a pool on-site.
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Most popular landmarks
- Empire State Building 223 yd
- Bryant Park 0.5 mi
- New York Public Library 0.5 mi
- Grand Central Terminal 0.6 mi
- Times Square 0.8 mi
- High Line 0.9 mi
About the neighbourhood
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