Freehand New York
Freehand is a collection of hotels that combine the social culture of a hostel with innovative design, award winning food and beverage, and a community driven atmosphere. Each Freehand takes its cues from the surrounding neighbourhood, with spaces that are a microcosm of the best each city has to offer. The hotel's restaurant and lobby bar is led by acclaimed restaurateur Gabriel Stulman s Happy Cooking Hospitality, known for their family of West Village restaurants including Joseph Leonard, Jeffrey’s Grocery, Fedora, Perla café and Bar Sardine.
We are in Manhattan's Flatiron neighborhood, Freehand New York is housed in the former George Washington Hotel - which was once home to many storied writers, musicians and creatives.
We've got a variety of rooms for you to choose from designed by Roman & Williams, all of our rooms feature comfortable bedding, custom-commissioned artwork by bard college students and alumni, plus all the necessities to make you feel at home. work or play, we've got you covered.
Freehand New York offers a choice of traditional rooms or dorm style accommodations that can be booked privately. All rooms feature a private en-suite bathroom.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Board Games
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Games Room
- Fitness Centre
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Internet café
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Meeting Rooms
- Mini Supermarket
- No Curfew
- Pet Friendly
- Reading Light
- Safe Deposit Box
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Freehand New York Policies & Conditions:
Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .
Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.
The maximum period of stay is of 29 days.
Taxes not included - 14.875%
City Occupancy tax- $2 per room per night
Jacob Javits Center Tax- $1.50 per room per night
Facility fee- $19/night per room
Breakfast not included.
24 hours Reception
Breakfast is offered at Studio or Smile to go(opening April)
We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From LA Guardia Airport:
-Get on Grand Central PKWY
-Take Brooklyn Queens Expy E, 1-278 W, 1-495 W and Queens Midtown tunnel to E 35th St in Manhattan. Take the exit toward Downtown from I-495 W
-Drive to Lexington Ave.
From JFK Airport
-Get on I-678 N from 130 Pl and Bergen Rd
-Continue on I-678 N. Take Grand Central Pkwy, I-495 W and Queens Midtown Tunnel to E 35th St in Manhattan. Take the exit toward Downtown from I-495 W.
-Drive to Lexington Ave
-Head southwest on 7th ave/fashion ave toward w 31st st
-Turn left onto W 26th st
-Turn right onto Lexington Ave
Take the R/W train to 23rd street
Located in Gramercy, within walking distance of midtown, union square, flatiron and so much more! We're a 2 minute walk from 6 train subway if you have the need to travel around Manhattan. Madison square park is just a short 3 block walk west.