The Gershwin Hotel boasts a history that dates back to 1903. Designed by architect William H. Birkmire in the Beaux Arts style, The Gershwin Hotel first opened its doors 1905 as Hotel Broztell and later became part of the Latham Hotel. In 1999 the "teardrop" light fixtures and illuminated marquees were applied to the facade as part of The Gershwin Hotel. This has now become the preferred address for all travelers that want to experience the trendy Flatiron District of Manhattan.
The Hotel's style is unpretentious yet packed with quirky touches; the atmosphere is relaxed with attention to detail. You can expect friendly service, original design and a great location that connects you to the heart of New York City.
The Gershwin Hotel, in New York City's Flatiron District is located just around the corner from the famous Empire State Building, within walking distance of Union Square, New York University, Greenwich Village and just steps away from shopping along Fifth Avenue. We are centrally located to many of the city's unique restaurants, bars and clubs.
The Gershwin offers Internet kiosks, discounted parking, health club access and concierge services. Birch Coffee is located just off the lobby and specializes in Rainforest Alliance, bird-friendly coffee and teas.
The Gershwin has options for all travelers, our rooms range from Superior Queen to Deluxe Rooms with King or Queen beds. The Gershwin is affordable, stylish and located just off Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron District.
The Hotel has a restaurant on premise, Birch Coffee. Birch specializes in rainforest allianced and bird-friendly coffees and teas, and serves only organic beers and wines, harvested locally when possible. We’re also proud to say that all of our food comes from local farmers and socially and environmentally conscious purveyors. Check out our menu here.