wo long blocks east of Times Square, this small boutique-hotel—once home to painter John Butler Yeats—has a hard time measuring up to the excellent hotels that line this street: the Royalton, Algonquin, Iroquois, City Club and Sofitel hotels.
While small rooms are the norm in this part of town, the entry-level digs here are closetlike. Location is the hotel's saving grace.
The 1904 stone and cast-iron facade with bay windows provides a contrast to the nominal contemporary styling inside. ...