Alex Catarinella

The Quin Hotel

  • Where:
  • Why:Boyfriend’s birthday.
  • When:End of May.
  • Who:Me, my boyfriend and a cheese plate.
The Quin Hotel Complimentary cheese plate. Hi!

Complimentary cheese plate. Hi!

The Quin Hotel Pre-nap.


The Quin Hotel Post-nap.


The Quin Hotel Pre-room service.

Pre-room service.

The Quin Hotel TERRACE TIME.


The Quin Hotel Central Park is calling me.

Central Park is calling me.

The Quin Hotel Time for another nap…?

Time for another nap…?

The Quin Hotel Or a shower…?

Or a shower…?

The Quin Hotel Lighting is everything.

Lighting is everything.

The Quin Hotel Oops.


The Quin Hotel Big oops.

Big oops.

The Quin Hotel Lobby art. So much.

Lobby art. So much.

The Quin Hotel Floral trippy front desk.

Floral trippy front desk.

The Quin Hotel I love this place.

I love this place.

The Quin Hotel Crazy ceiling/crazy video art.

Crazy ceiling/crazy video art.

The Quin Hotel Chill lil room in the lobby.

Chill lil room in the lobby.

The Quin Hotel It’s never ending.

It’s never ending.

The Quin Hotel On the way to The Wayfarer.

On the way to The Wayfarer.

The Quin Hotel I think I’ll have my birthday here.

I think I’ll have my birthday here.

The Quin Hotel Table for two, please.

Table for two, please.

Highs & Lows

  • I stayed in a terrace suite, and I absolutely suggest you do too. (That is, unless you can afford the penthouse.) The terrace suite invites fantastic natural light into the room, which I need. And the terrace is huge. Those city views are breathtaking. Oh hi there, Central Park, which, FYI is just a five minute or less stroll from the hotel. There’s also two flat-screen TVs and a Nespresso machine.

  • The room’s design was perfect. Opulent but not the in-your-face kind.

  • The bed was great, but the star of the room, besides the terrace was THE SHOWER. You can fit like five people in that shower. I’ve never seen such a massive rain shower head. Heaven is real.

  • The Fresh brand products, which I love, especially the shampoo.

  • The electrifying lobby! Feels like you’ve found yourself in a modern, super hip art gallery. I’m so into the Instagram posting-friendly, towering, trippy video wall.

  • Art everywhere! And that’s all because of the Quin Arts program, which offers bi-monthly exhibition series, interactive artist salons, a permanent collection, and that aforementioned amazing 15-foot abstract video wall.

  • The location is everything. Central Park, Radio City, the LOVE sculpture, etc.

  • Fantastic, friendly customer service.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Artsy, chic midtown boutique. That rhymed!

  • Vibe

    It felt very Manhattan, if that makes sense. In other words, it’s located midtown and super close to iconic Manhattan staples (Central Park, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, MoMA, so much shopping, etc), but it’s on the relatively quiet 6th Avenue.

  • Location

    Midtown Manhattan.

  • Rooms


  • Music

    Chill, hip music in the magic and moody lobby.

  • Year Opened


  • Designed By

    Perkins Eastman. Fun fact, according to Quin’s site: the hotel was “Once host to the century's greatest Artists, including Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Marc Chagall” before being restored by Perkins Eastman.

  • Health & Wellness

    A well-equipped gym.

  • Restaurant

    The Wayfarer which serves tasty American fare to a hip crowd.

  • Bar

    There’s a big bar in the restaurant.

  • Minibar

    Yep. The boutique minibar staples.

  • Children

    Sure, but keep them away from the art, please!

  • Price

    Pretty good prices for a hip midtown boutique.

  • Website

    Visit website

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Central Park!

Central Park!

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The Quin Hotel

The Quin Hotel

The Quin, West 57th Street, New York, NY, USA

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