The Irving Place Inn located at 56 Irving Place, New York City. Inside this brownstone building is a three floor Victorian era decorated Inn that welcomes guests to stay in one of six standard rooms ranging from $295 to $415 dollars a night. All of which have a private bathroom, fireplace, queen size bed and views of the bustling Manhattan Street below.
If a deluxe suite is more your style you have six of those to choose from also at $545 a night. Suites come with same amenities as a standard room as well as a stocked mini bar, love seat and window view workstation. Included in the price of your room is a pastry and coffee continental breakfast.
Upon arrival at the Irving, you are welcomed with a bottle of champagne, a menu from the in house restaurant “Irving on Irving” which offers a large selection of American cuisine that is served in the dining room and available for room service orders. Another menu you will receive is that of the “Lady Mendel’s Tea Room” Which serves a five course tea luncheon Sunday thru Wednesday for $30 a person.
In the basement area of the Inn is the “Cibar Lounge” it has indoor and outdoor seating with live music every night of the week, and is a popular place for many of the locals.
The Irving does not own the lounge it is rented out. Unless you’re a partier, the Irving is not the Inn for you. The music and voices of the patrons can be heard in all of the rooms and many guests have actually been offered earplugs. As there is, nothing the management can do about the noise.
The second biggest complaint I found about the Irving Inn is they host many weddings and bridal showers and such in the Inn’s community rooms such as the lobby, dining room and sitting room. Which you are not allowed access to when a private event is taking place. Limiting you to your room or suite.
I personally wouldn’t stay here, I feel the price of the room and the measly free breakfast is not worth all the aggravation of the all night partiers and the dirty looks one receives when exiting the Inn through the lobby while a bride is trying to have a shower.
New York City has many Inn’s keep looking.