New Yorkers share guides of the best restaurants, shops, museums and more - all near the Freehand New York | New York City
Distinctive property designed by Roman and Williams housed in the former George Washington Hotel—once home to many storied writers, musicians and creatives.
4 star hotel | rooms $100-$200/night
23 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010
What is there to do around the Freehand New York hotel?
Formerly known as the George Washington Hotel, the property was once home to many storied writers, musicians and creatives. The latest renovations the hotel underwent were designed by Roman and Williams and featurs custom-commissioned artwork by Bard College students and alumni throughout. The hotel is a great place to stay and enjoy a drink in the heart of the Flatiron and Gramercy Park neighborhoods. The neighborhood is home to some of the restaurants in the city. From high end fare at Eleven Madison Park and Gramercy Tavern, upscale Italian - Maialino and Upland, casual spots like Penelope and Tipsy Scoop (think ice cream + alcohol) and ping pong club SPIN New York and classy bars and lounges like those at NoMad Bar and Clocktower the area is an amazing place to stay if you’re looking to be in the heart of Manhattan and steps away from all the best food.
Checkout the below guides for the best things to do near the Freehand Hotel New York, created by local New Yorkers . . .
Start your perfect lazy Sunday off at Penelope's on Lexington. With brunch dishes like Nutella French Toast and Biscuits and Gravy . . .
Lady Mendl's is a real hidden gem, delicious tea served in a beautiful classic New York townhome . . .
Whether you’re a local or just visiting there’s tons of great shops, parks, restaurants and museums to explore . . .
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When I don’t have the time or energy for a trip to Brooklyn, I enjoy some Brooklyn vibes with few spots around Manhattan . . .
Maialino is one of those spots that leaves you wondering how you are going to be able to eat anywhere else . . .
When planning a date, I like to ensure I have several spots picked out where I know we’ll have a good time and where we can get to know many sides of one another . . .
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