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The Knickerbocker Hotel vs The Wagner at the Battery

Both properties are highly recommended by professional travelers. On balance, The Wagner at the Battery scores slightly better than The Knickerbocker. The Wagner at the Battery has a TripExpert Score of 88 with endorsements from 16 reviews including Oyster, Time Out and Fodor's.

The Knickerbocker Hotel
8 / 10
6 Times Square, New York City, NY 10036
From $749 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Star Service
"Across from the 50th Street subway station...this groundbreaking hotel may harbor a cool vibe in the lobby...but the best is actually reserved for upstairs." Full review
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Request a high floor with an East River view.
Frommer's
"Set in a landmarked, 1902 Beaux Arts beaut of a skyscraper, the hotel makes smart use of the building’s grand bones: guest rooms all have soaring 12-foot ceilings and massive windows." Full review
Fodor's
"Rooms in the landmark building are sleek and contemporary–-and perfect for a good night's sleep, thanks to fabulous beds, sound-proof windows, and blackout drapes." Full review
Gayot
"This luxury hotel in Times Square was founded by legendary businessman John Jacob Astor IV."
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Originally opened in 1906 by John Jacob Astor, the 330-room Knickerbocker is back in business after a luxurious, $240-million refurbishment." Full review
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The Wagner at the Battery
8 / 10
2 West Street, New York City, NY 10004
From $325 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
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Michelin Guide
"This luxurious modern hotel has all the bells and whistles ... sleek interior design, top-notch services, and oh, those views!"
Frommer's
"If you don't mind the location and the commute to Midtown and beyond, you won't find a more luxurious choice." Full review
Fodor's
"If you're staying this far downtown, the Ritz is your top choice." Full review
DK Eyewitness
"Telescopes in the elegantly modern rooms offer spectacular close-up views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor."
Time Out
"The Ritz-Carlton's downtown property offers everything you'd expect from a deluxe Manhattan hotel: dramatic vistas... luxurious bedding and an indulgent spa." Full review
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