The Knickerbocker

Rated 8.4 in 1257 reviews. 330 rooms.


Following a $250 million dollar renovation by acclaimed design firm Gabellini Sheppard, The Knickerbocker re-opened its doors in February 2015 as New York’s premier luxury hotel in a grand nod to illustrious Beaux Arts elegance. The hotel is located at the crossroads of 42nd Street and Broadway and features 330 guest rooms including 31 suites; a signature restaurant and bar, Charlie Palmer at The Knick; St. Cloud—a 7,800-square-foot rooftop bar overlooking Times Square with a cigar lounge; a 2,200-square-foot event space for up to 160 guests; a ground level café, Jake’s; and a state-of-the art fitness center.

Located on Times Square, The Knickerbocker features a rooftop terrace with over 370 square metres of indoor and outdoor space. WiFi access is available and free of charge for guests.

Featuring a flat-screen cable TV, each room at the hotel comes with a laptop safe, a minibar and a desk. Many rooms feature views of the city, and the en suite bathroom comes with bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

A 24-hour front desk welcomes guests to the Knickerbocker, which features on-site dining at Charlie Palmer at The Knick. Cocktails are served on the rooftop at St.Cloud and guests can also dine in Charlie Palmer lounge seven days a week.

Guests looking for a bit of green space can walk to Bryant Park, just 200 metres away. The New York Public Library is 3 minutes’ walk away, and the hotel is located directly above the Times Square-42nd Street Metro Station, offering easy access to the whole city.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Knickerbocker

  1. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

    Awesome show. Loved every minute. every song is so familiar and you want to sing along. Sets and costumes so clever, well designed. The entire cast is so strong. Not a weak moment in the show.

    128 m from hotel

  2. New Amsterdam Theater

    Seats are kinda small so be prepared for no extra leg room when you go. Try for Aisle seat if you can.

    175 m from hotel
    214 W 42nd St

  3. Midtown Comics

    Get upstairs to look at the motherload of toys and statues.

    190 m from hotel
    200 W 40th St

  4. Aladdin @ New Amsterdam Theatre

    The genie is fantastic. He is such a showman, he brings life to the entire production.

    193 m from hotel

  5. Los Tacos No. 1

    Basically everything. I'm from Mexico, but have been living in the US for about 7 years (Seattle, San Diego, San Francisco) and this are probably the best tacos I've ever had in the US.

    210 m from hotel
    229 W 43rd St

  6. Minskoff Theatre

    See the Lion King!

    210 m from hotel
    1515 Broadway

  7. Books Kinokuniya

    Tucked on the second floor of this Japanese bookstore is a counter selling perfect afternoon snacks. Food & Wine editor Dana Cowin loves the umebashi plum rice balls, she told us in her NY Diet.

    218 m from hotel
    1073 Avenue of the Americas

  8. Bryant Park

    “Many of the midday strollers in the park are office workers; they have the subdued mood of prison inmates released into the yard for their daily hour of sunshine and exercise.” —Victor Chen, 1974

    292 m from hotel
    E 42nd St

  9. Shubert Theatre

    4/1/13 - Michael Schulman profiles the funniest singer-comedian you may have never heard of, Tim Minchin, songwriter for Matilda: The Musical:

    297 m from hotel
    225 W 44th St

  10. Drama Book Shop

    A New York classic for theater and acting books; centrally located; they'll special order something if you need it. Love them all the way aruond.

    297 m from hotel
    250 W 40th St

  11. Majestic Theatre

    Opened on March 28, 1927 with the musical Rufus LeMaire's Affairs and the current home to Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running production in Broadway history.

    337 m from hotel
    245 W 44th St

  12. Top of the Rock Observation Deck

    A breathtaking view of Manhattan.

    0.7 km from hotel
    30 Rockefeller Plz