Freehand New York, New York City

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9 Hidden Gemz in New York City (by Hostelgeeks)

9 Hidden Gemz in New York City (by Hostelgeeks)

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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, Jeffreys Grocery, Fedora, Perla cafe 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.

Location and Contact


• 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
• Penn Station:
• -Head southwest on 7th ave/fashion ave toward w 31st st
• -Turn left onto W 26th st
• -Turn right onto Lexington Ave
• OR
• Take the R/W train to 23rd street



Address: 23 Lexington Avenue, Manhattan, New York City (NYC), New York, USA

Distance to city center: 3.38 km

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Website Freehand New York New York City (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: 12124751920
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Facilities and Amenities


Digital Nomads

Female Solo Traveller


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Airport Pickup

Bike Rental

Luggage Storage


24 Hour Security


Air Conditioning


Board Games

Cable TV

Clothes Dryer




Gym/Fitness Room

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers


Lounge Area

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Movie Library/Rental


Wheelchair Accessible


Reception Hours: 24 Hours

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