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Kimpton Ink48 Hotel, 653 11th Avenue, New York City, NY†| Area: Midtown West - Hell's Kitchen
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HOTEL RATING:†
EXCELLENT
4.4 out of 5 (593 Ratings)
1.2 miles from New York City centre
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Hotel Description
The free Wi-Fi is great but it's the super-cool rooftop lounge ambiance and location that keep our guests coming back to Kimpton INK48 Hotel. The pet-friendly 222-room Kimpton INK48 Hotel is set in a 16-story former printing house (hence the name) with a rooftop lounge affording sweeping views of the city and Hudson River. Rooms done up in chocolate white and red decor have flat-panel TVs designer bath products plush fluffy bathrobes and iPod docking stations. A full-service on-site spa and a fitness facility are on the premises and there's an eco-friendly restaurant worth a bite (you can also have a meal sent to your chambers with 24-hour room service). Valet parking is available for a fee. Ink48 is located in Midtown West's Hell's Kitchen where the views can be stunning since few buildings rise over seven stories tall. JFK International is 17 miles away and LaGuardia Airport is a 10-mile drive. It's a few blocks from the Manhattan Cruise Ship Terminal the Intrepid Air and Space Museum and the Javits Convention Center and is just a 15-minute walk to Times Square and the Theater District. Head up the west side to Columbus Circle Lincoln Center and Central Park less than two miles away. For lots of luxury and pretty views in a neighborhood that's fun to navigate INK48 fits the bill.

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Free Internet
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Business Center
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Non Smoking
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Pets Allowed
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Accessible
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Free Breakfast
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Free Parking
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Swimming Pool
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Airport Shuttle
Other Amenities
` Pets Allowed
` Restaurant
` Valet Parking
` Room Service
` Air Conditioning
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Spa
` telephone
` alarm clock
` 24-hour security
` Accessible facilities
` Accessible parking
` Accessible room
` AM/FM radio
` ATM/Cash machine
` Bell staff/porter
` Business services
` Cable television
` Catering services
` Children welcome
` Color television
` Concierge desk
` Conference facilities
` Connecting rooms
` Elevators
` Full american breakfast
` Full service housekeeping
` Hairdryer
` Handicap rooms
` Hotspots
` Housekeeping - daily
` Interior corridors
` Iron
` Ironing board
` Lounges/bars
` Massage services
` Meeting rooms
` Non-smoking
` Non-smoking rooms (generic)
` Parking fee managed by hotel
` Pay per view movies on TV
` Public address system
` Remote control television
` Room service - limited hours
` Safe deposit box
` Security
` Storage space
` Technical concierge
` Voice mail
` Wakeup service
` Wireless internet connection in public areas
` High speed internet access for laptop in public ar
Kimpton Ink48 Hotel 653 11th Avenue, New York City, NY

Kimpton Ink48 Hotel Guest Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE:†
EXCELLENT (4.4 out of 5)

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5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Nakeisha, New York Mon, 29 February 2016

Loved it.

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Robert G, New Jersey Mon, 11 August 2014

Let me preface my review by saying that my wife and I have traveled worldwide and typically stay in 3 to 5 star properties wherever we travel to. Additionally we are both originally from New York. This is an awesome property for many reasons - however, the first is the level of service that the staff exemplifies (front desk, bell service, parking etc). In a city where being rude is the norm we were actually made to feel as if we were visiting our hometown as opposed to a fun Anniversary weekend. This was a last minute booking via online and email and yet the hotel not only provided us with a corner room on an upper floor (1408 I believe) but also had a bottle of bubbly on ice and a hand written note (nice touch). Very impressed with the smoothness and relatively care free check in BUT what was most surprising was the explanation of the parking situation which is no in and out upon validation at a rate of $65 daily (common in NY) but also a quick oratory of other parking garages in the area and approx. pricing and lay of the land in terms of street parking (NY street parking can be difficult just interpreting the signage). They actually went above and beyond which allowed us to make a decision as opposed to parking and finding out later. They probed just enough to explain area dining options (which are plentiful btw - after all, this is NY). The hotel is very chic from the decor of the lobby to the elevators and hallways and of course the rooms which are quite spacious (this is rare in NY where space is at a premium). The beds, lighting and bath are exquisite, not worldwide glamor but elegant chic while the bath products are top notch. They provide you with a complimentary list of items for your needs and sure enough I was in need as I forgot and requested shaving cream (they not only brought the cream but also 2 razors all within 4 minutes - again, rare for a big hotel in NY). This hotel has a great roof bar (we didn't get to enjoy as a guest booked out the roof for a private party (that must have cost a pretty penny) but it's widely recognized). Now the best reason to stay in a hotel on 11th Avenue in Hells Kitchen has to be the access to NYC nightlife and you basically have everything at your disposal including sports bars, clubs, adult clubs, lounges, piano & beyond. In a city that does not sleep this hotel sits in the heart. This is a better location than ANY cheesy Times Square hotel AND you're closer to the West Side Highway (in case you want to zip to the park or TriBeCa or Wall St etc.). See how long it takes for a cab to get from Times Square to 11th Avenue during rush hour (more than 40 minutes and we're talking a mere 4 to 5 blocks). The views from the property are killer especially since it has widely unobstructed views (again rare for a NY high rise building of any kind). There is also the CHANCE of parking around here unlike Midtown or Wall so that's a plus. The restaurant here is ok but to be honest you're in NY so why would you eat in your hotel unless it's 4 or 5 star dining right? Beds in the room are super comfortable and CLEAN! I can think of a few more reasons why I would book here again but I will leave it to you to share your own experience.

Liked: Viability to nightlife, rooftop bar, excellent views,
Disliked: Should link up with food vendor to offer 24hr in room.

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Eva C S, Asheville Tue, 23 October 2012

Liked: Great rooms; friendly, helpful staff. Would stay at Ink48 again.

4.5

Wonderful - 4.5 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Fri, 17 November 2017

Disliked: Blankets didn't look very clean. Valet parking took 40 min to get my car back.

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Stephen Fri, 17 November 2017

Disliked: The location is a bit off the beaten track. But that just keeps away the type of crowds and people that I usually avoid by not staying in Times Square.

4

Very Good - 4.0 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Fri, 17 November 2017

Liked: The Staff... We stayed for 2 nights with our toddler and our infant and they were so pleasant and helpful! My wife and I both commented on how great the staff was upon arrival!† (the "Hell's Kitchen guru") made a great recommendation for dinner!
Disliked: The roof top lounge is really a unique and great feature... We were on the third floor and didn't hear any music or noise from the lounge; however, the street noise after hours from people leaving the club was very noisy and woke us all up.

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Neftaliz Fri, 17 November 2017

Liked: Loved everything about this hotel.

4

Very Good - 4.0 out of 5

Jennifer Fri, 17 November 2017

Liked: Loved the location. Close to time square but out of the fray. (Didn't mind walking a few blocks.) Loved the wine hour. Very bright rooms with huge window and great views. (Lower rooms not as great. We moved from a room on forth floor to ninth.)
Disliked: The first night we stayed on the forth floor and the noise from the bars getting out at 3 a.m. was crazy! (and I don't mind a little city noise--but this was nuts!) But they were very nice and moved us right up.

4.5

Wonderful - 4.5 out of 5

Henry Fri, 17 November 2017

Liked: Location to cruise port. We walked quicker than a cab could take us due to the one way streets and the way the cab would have to go.
Disliked: Roof top bar was closed for a wedding from 6pm-midnight.

4

Very Good - 4.0 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Fri, 17 November 2017

Liked: Location was convenient for walking. Also the design and aesthetics of the building were very nice and the layout of the room was nice as well.
Disliked: The room was not the cleanest... particularly the bathroom. Stains on the tiles and hair in the shower.

3.5

Good - 3.5 out of 5

St√?¬©phane Fri, 17 November 2017

Liked: Thought it was not as good as the two firs time I stayed there . Felt it's coing down in standard

3.5

Good - 3.5 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Fri, 17 November 2017

Disliked: I stayed on the third floor and the road was too noisy.

4

Very Good - 4.0 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Fri, 17 November 2017

Liked: Convenient location.
Disliked: Kleenex and toilet paper were third world quality.

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