W New York - Downtown

3.9 (326 reviews)

8 Albany Street, New York, NY, 10006, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 646-826-8600   •  Hotel Reservations: 866-961-2860



W New York - Downtown is creative in approach and innovative in design.  This downtown NYC hotel features fully adaptable conference equipment that makes business beautiful, meetings memorable and special events spectacular. We'll engage and energize your attendees and participants, from conferences to soirées, in 1,933 square feet of stylish settings.


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Year Opened: 2010
Guest Rooms
: 217
Largest Meeting Space: Studios 2, 3 and 4 at 1,320 sq. ft.
Indoor Meeting Space:   1,933 sq. ft.
Number of Breakout Spaces:  4
Sales Tax
:  8.875% Room Tax:  14.75%



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Small Group Ideal Function Size: 15-30
Large Group Ideal Function Size: 50-60

Bask in a panoramic view of downtown Manhattan through soaring floor-to-ceiling windows—a reminder that this is the city where the biggest deals, ideas and bashes take shape. Imagine the most astonishing conference, or soirée and let our brilliant planners make it a reality. Wow your audience with fully-adaptable, cutting-edge telecommunications, 82" screens and multimedia equipment. Think integrated audio systems with speakers specifically designed for each room’s acoustics, multiple sound sources from inputs outside of the room, a built-in recessed screen and lighting control systems. Get the ideas flowing with our unique Sensory Set Up™ including mood music, signature scents and more.

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Extreme WOW Suite

For more details on this fabulous space, contact our sales team at 646-826-8626.

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Outdoor Space

Ideal Function Size: 40-50 standing reception

Bold design and marvelous panoramic views of downtown Manhattan allow your attendees to experience the energy of the city up close. The perfect spot of an evening reception, our electric Living Room Bar + Terrace can accommodate groups of up to 50.  With custom set ups and creative menus, let our experienced team create a unique soirée your group will talk about for years to come. If you can envision it, we can create it.

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Beverage & Food

Elevate any meeting or event from ordinary to extraordinary with our creative catering menus and food displays.

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Indulge in our lower Manhattan playground.

Living Room Bar + TerraceBold design, stunning views, curated nightly musical programming, & spectacular cocktails await at the Living Room Bar + Terrace at W New York - Downtown. 

Capacity: 250

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Living Room Bar + Terrace


LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Travel Distance: Approx 14.48 km/9.0 miles

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Travel Distance: Approx 24.14 km/15.0 miles

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Travel Distance: Approx 36.21 km/22.5 miles


Subway Station (1, R, 4, 5, J, Z)
Travel Distance: Approx 3 - 10 minute walk

Grand Central Station
Travel Distance: Approx 8.53 km/5.3 miles

Times Square Subway Station
Travel Distance: Approx 4.83 km/3.0 miles

PATH Train
Travel Distance: Approx 0.48 km/0.3 miles


Connect to Manhattan, Queens, or Brooklyn via the Wall Street station (connecting to subway routes 4 and 5), just three blocks west of the hotel or the Rector Street station (connecting to subway routes 1, R and W), just two blocks west.

PATH Train
With easy access to any PATH train stop in Manhattan and New Jersey, the World Trade Center PATH train stop is a five minute walk from the hotel, and each ride costs $2.75.

Yellow Cab
Metered fares and prices may vary.

Hudson River Ferry
Just four blocks from the hotel, at the World Financial Center Ferry Terminal, hop onto a Hudson River Ferry to Staten Island, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and other attractions (fare varies depending on location).


  • Vibrant lower Manhatttan location, next to One World Trade Center
  • Spectacular floor to ceiling windows in meeting space
  • Unique Sensory Set Up™ with mood music, signature scents and more
  • Flexible and dynamic meeting spaces with panoramic views of Manhattan
  • Innovative space with fully wired and integrated audio systems and speakers specifically designed for each room's acoustics
  • Creative menu offerings
  • Built-in recessed screen in each Studio
  • On-Site Specialty Events team


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What's Nearby

  1. Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  2. Stone Street
  3. Barclays Center
  4. 9/11 Memorial
  5. Empire State Building
  6. Federal Hall National Memorial
  7. Ferry to Statue of Liberty
  8. Fraunces Tavern Museum
  9. Museum of American Finance
  10. Museum of Jewish Heritage
  11. North Cove Marina / Brookfield Place
  12. One World Observatory™
  13. Skyscraper Museum
  14. Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
  15. South Street Seaport Museum
  16. The Tribute Center
  17. Trinity Church
  18. MoMA | Museum of Modern Art
  19. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  20. Cipriani Club 55
  21. Cipriani Downtown
  22. Delmonico's
  23. El Vez
  24. The Capital Grille

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