Hotel 31

2 star hotel


120 East 31st Street New YorkSee nearby area

Lonely Planet review

Coming close to a New York hotel scene in a wacky Coen brothers flick, the timeless, seven-story Hotel 31 is a budget hotel with 70 available rooms appealing to budget travelers.

Reached by lift or stairs, half of the rooms - all decked with blue-chequered carpets, floral bedspreads and burgundy blinds - have small, clean private bathrooms. For the others, there are a couple of shared bathrooms with shower per five or six rooms. Nothing fancy - just small rooms, with a bed, cable TV, dresser and small desk in some. Working in the 1940 townhouse for over 20 years, Zygmunt (aka Ziggie) is an elderly bald comic quite fond of throwing out one-liners: 'Welcome to the 31...heaven, I mean' or 'Only the old lady's allowed on the rooftop...Mother Nature'. Returned wisecracks will usually not be acknowledged, nor do they need to be. All rooms have dial-up internet access. There's no breakfast, public area or nonsmoking rooms. But it's Midtown for cheap - and comes with free jokes.

Our independent authors have visited Hotel 31 and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Midtown.

Services & facilities

  • Guest services
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Air Conditioning
    • Available
  • Accessibility
    • Elevator
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free Internet Access
    • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping
    • Available
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage

Description provided by property

Please note: The room for 4 people is not a room with 4 separate beds, it is a room with 2 double beds which sleeps 4 people.

The newly renovated Hotel 31 is conveniently located in the heart of New York City on 31 Street between Lexington Ave and Park Ave.

It features all the amenities that you would expect from a first class hotel, including private air conditioned rooms, a concierge 24 hours a day, daily maid service, cable TV, telephone and helpful multilingual staff.

Hotel 31 is an affordable European style hotel, our central Manhattan location is near many major tourist attractions, we are within easy walking distance of the Empire State Building, Macy's district, Time Square, Madison Square Garden and the Broadway Theatre District.

Note: Room rate does not include local taxes

Total hotel's taxes are:

NY City Tax 5.875%

NY State Tax 8.375%

OCC Tax $2.00 per day

Hotel unit fee $1.5 per day

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