An NYC Guide for the Solo Female Traveler.

Rooms22So you’re a woman with an adventurous spirit, ready to take on the big city. Have you heard about our Petite Room, the perfect choice for a solo traveler?

The Washington Jefferson is a centrally located boutique hotel with a front desk that is manned 24/7, and rooms that are equipped with deadlocks as well as safety latches. Our intimate and affordable accommodations are designed for your specific needs and feature a line of complimentary modern amenities including the always in-demand high-speed WI-FI in all rooms and gym on the ground level.

And because we are a boutique hotel, we pride ourselves on being able to spend more time catering to you and seeing that you are as comfortable as possible. Whether you need help navigating the subway, or maybe finding tickets for a show, we are more than happy to assist.

If you are here for business, leisure or a little bit of both, the WJ Hotel offers easy access to all the best sights in the city. Below are a handful of some our favorite picks within easy walking distance. Keep in mind, this list is only the beginning. Ask our Front Desk Staff  for even more ideas on what to do and see while here.

P.S. Have your solo plans changed? Do you want to bring a friend? Rooms are cozy, but they can also come with two twin beds (at an additional charge). Take on the town together with a girl’s getaway you won’t soon forget.

Learn more about planning NYC female solo travel with the Washington Jefferson Hotel.


Top of the Rock
(212) 698-2000
See Manhattan from new heights at the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Plaza. It’ll give you a whole new look at what’s easily considered the best city in the world.

(212) 708-9400
Browse NYC’s premier collection of modern art at MoMA, home to such gems as Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, Dali’s The Persistence of Memory, Matisse’s The Dance and many more.

New York City Ballet
(212) 870-5570
Founded in 1948, the New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with a roster of spectacular dancers and an unparalleled repertory.

The WJ Hotel is the premier choice in Theater District NYC hotels, offering easy access to the best shows on Broadway, from Chicago and Wicked to the latest hot performances.


(212) 581-1581
Dine on fresh Japanese cuisine at the upscale Shimizu restaurant in Midtown.

Maria Pia
(212) 765-6463
Feast on Italian fare at the beloved Maria Pia, open for lunch and dinner and offering an open bar.

(212) 399-9265
This Hell’s Kitchen eatery serves up authentic Italian dishes alongside great wine varietals and decadent dessert.


(212) 246-0386
Certainly a sight to see, Anthropologies specializes in whimsical clothing, accessories and home items with a touch of Parisian flair.

Saks Fifth Avenue
(212) 753-4000
There’s no place like Saks Fifth Avenue for designer brands in a world-class shopping facility.

Tiffany & Co.
(212) 755-8000
Diamonds really are a girl’s best friend. Stock up on blue boxes at Tiffany & Co.


Avanti Nail & Spa
(212) 757-1269
Aside from affordable mani/pedi’s, Avanti offers massages and reflexology in a quaint setting.

Snowflakes Spa
(212) 315-5788
Use the ancient techniques of Chinese medicine to soothe your muscles and revitalize your spirit.

(212) 581-1398
Specializing in skin care and massage, SKNSPA is a haven for relaxation in Hell’s Kitchen.


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