The Roger Smith Hotel


    This affordable, boutique hotel offers chic, individually styled rooms within an environment centered on promoting New York’s burgeoning arts and cultural scene. Peaceful, yet brimming with ideas, it offers the perfect home from home in the center of buzzing Manhattan. Spread over 16 floors, the hotel’s 130 spacious rooms and suites are individually decorated in a classical New England design. The well-equipped rooms provide guests with the perfect sanctuary, with quirky extras such as book collections, potted plants and engaging works of art. Choose from one of the many standard rooms, Junior suites, one-bedroom suites of deluxe suites. All rooms contain every amenity that you need for a comfortable, relaxed break. Air conditioned accommodation includes wireless internet, Cable TV, private bathrooms with a shower/tub combination, DVD player, refrigerator, minibar and hairdryer. Discounted passes to the superb Manhattan Athletic Club are also available to guests. The hotel also serves as a multi-disciplinary performance arts center. You can slip downstairs to enjoy jazz, art exhibitions, acoustic/song writer concerts or one of the regular chamber music recitals. You’ll be sure to come away well rested and inspired.



    • 130 rooms
    • 13 floors



    • In-Room Hairdryer
    • In Room Movies
    • In-Room Mini Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • In-Room Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • 24 Hour Room Service
    • Bar
    • Business Centre
    • Electric Kettle in Room
    • Concierge Services


    Lily’s Bar and Restaurant is a vibrant, rustic, art-filled space serving a delicious classic breakfast with fresh farm eggs and double thick Apple-wood smoked bacon. You can also unwind in the bar from Monday to Saturday which has a real downtown feel. The restaurant doesn’t serve lunch or dinner but 24-hour room service is available from one of the many nearby eateries.



    501 Lexington Ave New York New York United States 10017

    The Roger Smith hotel is perfectly situated in East Midtown Manhattan on 47th street and Lexington Avenue. This enviable central address means that you’re just a short stroll away from the area’s premier touirist, shopping and cultural hotspots. World-famous landmarks such as Grand Central Station, The United Nations and the Chrysler building are just five blocks away. The Empire State building, throbbing Times Square and Central Park are also just a short walk.


    Out and About Gay Travel Guides are available at each and every World Rainbow Hotel. They are prepared by the concierge and staff at the hotel and aim to provide you with up to date information about the local gay and lesbian scene.