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Regular Hours

11:00am-4:00am Nightly

Extra Phones

Phone: (212) 840-5000

Fax: (212) 596-6850

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Theater District, Midtown Manhattan

Edison Hotel

Edison Hotel New York Hotels

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Price Range : Average


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Rum House

Good bye Rum House......Thanks for the many years of fun..I will miss you all



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Decent food, terrible service

I walked in and the hostess said ""one?"" I said ""yes"" and she turned around and pointed at a table. Once seated, I waited about 5 minutes and ended up flagging down a waiter since no one had come to help me. He didn't say a word, but instead nodded his head briefly as if to say ""Come on, what do you want?"" I ordered my drink and had to ask for a menu. When I finally got my food, it was good. Nice portion, great price, though not very hot. When I went to pay my check up front, with the hostess, I asked her if she could explain my ticket, because two charges were on there that didn't make sense for what I ordered. I think one was built-in gratuity, but the other didn't make sense. Impatiently, she said ""You'll have to talk to him, I can't read his writing."" I said forget it and just paid. By the way, they don't take credit cards at all.



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We searched for a piano bar, and got lucky- people were great, music was fun

Karen, who keeps the tunes flowing, was accomodating to all - professional singers and amateurs alike. She exudes a sense of comfort and confidence that puts the strangers who come to the bar at ease and we actually all made friends ,had great laughs, enjoyed the music, and we look forward to coming back. The crowd was as diverse as could be: I mean age-wise style-wise- anybody could go, which makes it all the more fun. Brava Karen and good job Edison/ Rum house.



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When was the last time you were in a real Piano Bar???

This place is great. I was up in NYC visiting my brother and he took me here. you don't see many (or any) old time piano bars anywhere these days. You can sit at a bar that faces the piano - and the lady playing has obviously been doing it for years. She played and sang lots of old songs....and I mean OLD songs. There is also quite a cast of characters who come up and sing with her. Definitely feels like you're in 1972 NYC. Great place to get a martini or scotch on the rocks. Sure, it's a little cheesy - but come on! Don't take yourself so seriously :-)



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Parents Beware!!

Our high school musical group from Kansas booked this hotel through a travel agent, who requested that the group be in rooms close to each other. Four boys and 2 male sponsors were put on floor 12. One room with 4 17 year old girls were put on another floor. and my 15 year old daughter ,6 year old girl, 17 and 19 year old girl were put on floor 4. When the sponsor after checking in requested they all be put on the same floor he was told the hotel was full, we had made reservations in January, this is June. If your child is staying with a group in this hotel don't assume they will be on same floor as their sponsors, also some rooms were in very poor condition, But as a parent safety and security are my first concerns, unfortunately it is not a concern of the hotel.



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I just returned from a hotel stay there [11/23/07]. We wanted a place central to everything in NYC for my sister's birthday. Knowing it was a budget-based hotel, my expectations weren't all that high, however there were some major concerns. There was a hole in the wall from a chair, the beds are as hard as rocks, they should have invested in some new mattresses during their ""rennovation"". Towls were crunchy and there was hair in the bathroom. Worst part- we found 3 c0ckr0aches in our room, one of which ran across my face in the middle of the night! Disgusting, Not recommended.



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Watch your money!

No thanks! I witnessed the twenty something bartender ring in bar tabs and put the money in his pocket. He was also taking money from the bar when patrons used the bathroom.
Bar regulars were super friendly and laughed off the barkeeps antics. Apparently its a common occurance that's viewed as reguarly as the sports they show on tv.



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Bring Your Own Towels

Not only do their towels have a very funky distinct odor but it takes longer to dry off with them than it does to take a shower in the first place, and half of the towel seems to be left behind in the process. I expect rooms to be smaller in New York City...but the bathroom was just about the same size, if not smaller than, the closet in the was functional but not spacious by any means. The bed was pretty much like sleeping on a cement slab, not very comfortable at all. The TV remote worked every now and then after a little ""encouragement."" However...the location of the hotel is AWESOME. It's just 1/2 a block away from Times Square and all the action. It would be my suggestion to the hotel that they invest in some some nice plush towels...some softer mattresses...and some new batteries and they would have a hotel worthy of their nightly rate.



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Finally a deal!

I spent weeks looking online for a great budget hotel that didn't haven't awful, scarey reviews and Hotel Edison seemed like the best shot. After staying there for a few night I can honestly say I like it and I'd stay there again. I had cloudy water one time but other than that I have no complaints. The room is small and a bit old fashioned, but definetly clean. Great hotel for the location and price.



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Spectacular Sunday Line-up

I'm not positive, but I'm pretty sure, this is the best place in the city. If you want to drop Jameison's into half-pints of guinness of a Sunday afternoon, you will not find a more accomodating or off-radar venue to do so. The staff is fantastic, friendly and willing. The throw-back yacht-club nautical decor, i.e. what Pirates thought the future might look like in 1658 as interpreted by a hotel decorator in 1978, more than makes up for the marginal inconvenience caused by the key-card access to the bathrooms in the adjacent Hotel Edison. The Rum House is exactly as it should be: a tabernacle to the waterfront drink house, but shanghai'd between The Barrymore and Times Square. {As an aside, The Hotel Edison is the hotel in Seinfeld where George gets handcuffed to the bed and robbed on his way to a job interview.}