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Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions below and if you’ve got any more, tweet at @freehandhotels and we’ll be happy to help you out!

When is Freehand New York Opening?

Now open! We look forward to serving our guests and the community. Follow us on Instagram & Twitter for updates – @FreehandHotels

Where is Freehand New York located?

We’re located on 23 Lexington, New York, NY 10010 in the beautiful Flatiron District neighborhood.

How close are you to popular landmarks?
  • The Gramercy Theatre: 285 feet
    Madison Square Park: 0.3 Miles
    Flatiron Building: 0.4 Miles
    Union Square: 0.6 Miles
    The Empire State Building: 1.0 Mile
    Madison Square Garden: 1.0 Mile
    Public Theater: 1.0 Mile
    New Museum: 1.4 Miles
    The High Line: 1.5 Miles
    Whitney Museum of American Art: 1.7 Miles
    Museum of Modern Art: 2.1 Miles
    Central Park: 2.2 Miles
    American Museum of Natural History: 5.0 Miles
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 5.9 Miles
When can I check-in?

You can check-in from 3:00pm EST. Our front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to accommodate late arrivals. No need to rush!

When do I need to check-out?

Check out is at 12:00pm EST.

How old must I be to reserve a room at Freehand New York?

Guests must be at least 18 years of age to book a room. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and booked in a private room.

How do I get to Freehand New York?

 Public Transit ($)

LaGuardia Airport: You can get to and from LGA via the R Train. This runs every 20 minutes during all times of the day.  The subway picks-up and drops-off at the 23 street station and is $2.75 each way. To get to/from 23rd street station to the Hotel, walk outside the hotel and walk down Lexington ave.  Take a right onto 23rd street and walk down to Broadway.

John F Kennedy Airport: You can get to and from JFK easiest via the AirTrain and Long Island Railroad via Penn Station. LIRR trains run approximately every 10 minutes to/from Jamaica Station where you can take the AirTrain that will pick you up/drop you off at every terminal at JFK. Penn Station is located at 31st Street and 7th Avenue and just a short taxi ride from Freehand.

Newark Liberty Airport: You can get to and from EWR easiest via New Jersey Transit at Penn Station. New Jersey Transit trains passing through Newark Liberty Airport depart approximately every 10 minutes and you can then take an AirTrain to every terminal at Newark Liberty Airport. Penn Station is located at 31st Street and 7th Avenue and just a short taxi ride from Freehand.

Taxi/Lyft/Uber ($$)

A Taxi or Rideshare ride will cost an average of $45 to/from LGA, $65 to/from JFK, and $75 to/from Newark, give or take a few depending on time of day.

We’d like a bite and a drink! When do the restaurants and bars open?

George Washington Bar and Studio are now open!

Simon and The Whale opens late January. Broken Shaker and Smile To Go open Spring 2018.

Does Freehand New York serve breakfast?

Yes, we offer breakfast at Studio (open now) and Smile To Go.

Are there Laundry Facilities?

Yes, we have coin operated laundry machines inside our guest lounge on the third floor. Our Front Desk agents can help you turn cash into coins.

Is there parking available at Freehand New York?

There are parking garages nearby on 24th Street and 3rd Avenue as well as street parking where available.

We do not have Valet or onsite parking.

Does Freehand New York have WiFi?

Yes! We have free WiFi for guests.

What is the cancellation policy?

We understand that your plans may change, not to worry! You can cancel your reservation up to 48 hours prior to your arrival by 12:00pm EST. Visit us here to modify or cancel your reservation.

What kind of activities/events are available at Freehand New York?

For info on the latest Freehand happenings visit our website or check us out on Facebook.  Also, feel free to stop by the front desk to learn more about what’s going on at Freehand New York.

Are pets welcomed at the Freehand New York?

Yes, we are a pet friendly hotel! We charge a cleaning fee for any accidents that may occur during your stay. Visit our Front Desk for nearby dog parks and pet friendly restaurants within walking distance.

Freehand New York

23 Lexington, New York, NY 10010