Hotel and Destination Information

The Waldorf Astoria
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212.355.3000
Guest Fax: 212.872.7272

* Please note this is the link to the Waldorf Astoria website. This is NOT the link to reserve your hotel room at the NAREIT group rate. You must first register for REITWorld 2010 in order to book your hotel room. After your registration is confirmed you will receive a confirmation e-mail that contains the hotel reservation link. Click here to register now!

Check-In:      3:00pm
Check-Out:    12:00pm

NAREIT Group Rate:
$369 single/double standard room

Hotel Cancellation Policy
NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at the time of reservation. To cancel your entire hotel reservation, all requests must be received in writing to Amy Miller at 72 hours prior to your arrival date. Please do not contact the hotel directly. 

NOTE: Hotel reservations are due no later than October 8, 2010 to recieve the group rate (pending availability). 

Standard Room Amenities
- High speed internet access
- Mini bar
- Fax/copier/printer with working data port
- Two-line speaker phones with voicemail
- Television with premium channels and Lodgenet video
- Complimentary weekday delivery of USA Today
- Work desk with lamp and chair
- Marble bath or shower with amentities and hairdryer
- Alarm clock with clock radio
- 24-hour housekeeping
- In-room check out

Tower Room Amenities (in addition to standard room amenities)
- Two telephones with two lines, speaker and voice mail & data port
- Stockinger safe
- Oversized closets
- Kitchenette or wet bar with refrigerator
- Complimentary newspapers - Wall Street Journal, New York Times or USA Today
- Down comforter and pillow
- Bose hi-fidelity clock radio with alarm
- Iron and ironing board
- Twice-daily maid service
- Personalized, private lobby check-in; In-room check out
- Guest privileges at the adjacent Waldorf Astoria, including complimentary usage of plus one fitness center

Restaurant & Lounges
Bull and Bear Steakhouse & Bar
Serving dinner
Dress attire: Elegant Casual (no jeans, shorts or sneakers please)

Oscar's American Brasserie
Serving breakfast and lunch (only Saturday and Sunday)
Dress attire: Casual

Peacock Alley
Serving breakfast, lunch and small plates
Dress attire: Business, chic and elegant attire (no jeans, shorts or sneakers please)

Sir Harry's
Located just off the main lobby, offers traditional club ambiance with an elegant bar and seating around checkboard tables. 
Dress Attire: Smart Casual

Cocktail Terrace
Delighting visitors Wed.-Sun., 4:00pm -11:00pm with traditional afternoon tea until 5:30pm, then an engaging array of cocktails. 
Dress attire: Smart Casual

Guerlain Spa
To reserve your Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria experience, please contact the Reservations Desk at 212.872.7200 or visit

Dress Attire for the Hotel
T-shirt, tank tops, faded jeans, cut-offs, and casual hats are not permitted in the Main Lobby, Park Avenue Lobby, restaurants, or public areas of the hotel. While name badges may be worn by conference attendees in private conference rooms, the hotel requests that name badges be removed in the public areas of the hotel.

Dry, Cleaning, Pressing, Laundry, Valet
Dry cleaning, laundry, valet and pressing services are available 7 days a week. Minor tailoring is also provided through the Valet department.

Fitness Center
Offering a full range of exercise equipment as well as a wide array of message and spa services, the 3,000-square-foot facility is located on the 19th floor. Mon. - Fri., 5:30am - 10:00pm; Sat. - Sun., 7:00am - 8:00pm. Cost is $14/day; complimentary to Waldorf Towers guests and Hilton Honors Gold, Diamond and Preferred members.

Garage Parking
Central parking operates our garage parking. For further inquiries, please call 212.872.4640.
- $50 for standard vehicle for up to 24 hours
- $60 for SUV or oversized vehicle for up to 24 hours

Hearing Impaired
Hearing impaired TDD usage is available through the front desk at 212.872.4538.

We welcome pets under 25 pounds. A one time fee is due at registration.

Safe Deposit Boxes
Safe deposit boxes are provided at no charge for the safekeeping of guest's valuables. (Note: The General Business of Law of the State of New York limits the hotel's liability for the loss of cash, jewelry, and other valuables.)

Business Center
Located in the South Lobby, The Business Center offers a complete range of technological, Internet, and business services 7 days a week. For further information, call 212.872.4950 or e-mail them at

Go to for current updates.
Typical New York weather in November:
High - 54 degrees
Low - 41 degrees

Area Airport Information

LaGuardia Airport
Distance from hotel: 13 miles
Drive time: 30 minutes
Getting to and from the Airport:
Limousine - approx. cost US $128.00
Taxi - approx. cost US $35.00

John F. Kennedy Airport
Distance from hotel: 15 miles
Drive time: 45 minutes

Getting to and from the Airport:
Limousine - approx. cost US $141.00
Taxi - approx. cost US $45.00

Newark International Airport
Distance from hotel: 20 miles
Drive time: 50 minutes

Getting to and from the Airport:
Limousine - approx. cost US $141.00
Taxi - approx. cost US $50.00

Area Train Station Information
Penn Station

The Waldorf Astoria is located approximately 1.7 miles from Pennsylvania Station.

Grand Central Station
The Waldorf Astoria is located only 8 blocks from Grand Central Station.

Directions to the Waldorf Astoria:
From the Triboro Bridge:

- Take FDR Drive South to Exit 10, 49th Street
- Proceed up 49th Street five blocks to Park Avenue
- Turn right on Park Avenue and right on 50th Street to motor entrance

From the George Washington Bridge:

- Take West Side Highway South to 57th Street
- Turn south on 11th Avenue
- Turn onto 50th Street (one-way)
- Proceed up to 50th Street nine blocks to motor entrance

From the Lincoln Tunnel:

- Exit the tunnel and turn left on 42nd Street to 10th Avenue
- Turn right on 10th Avenue to 50th Street
- Turn right on 50th Street
- Proceed up 50th Street eight blocks to motor entrance

From LaGuardia Airport (approximately 40 minutes):

- Upon exiting airport, follow signs for Grand Central Parkway West; take Grand Central Parkway West to the Triboro Bridge into Manhattan; follow above director from Triboro Bridge to Waldorf Astoria

From JFK Airport (approximately 1 hour):
- Upon exiting airport, follow signs for Van Wyck Expressway North; follow Van Wyck North to Long Island Expressway (LIE) West; take LIE West to Queens/Midtown Tunnel; once through tunnel, turn right onto Park Avenue; turn right onto 50th street, and enter hotel driveway, which is on right just past entrance to Waldof Towers. 

From Newark Airport (approximately 1 hour):

- Upon exiting airport, follow signs for New Jersey Turnpike North, from NJ Turnpike north, follow signs for Lincoln Tunnel; follow above directions from Lincoln Tunnel.