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Best Laundry Pick Up and Delivery Services in NYC

by Bridgette Redman  |  Published May 30, 2023

In New York City, laundry pick-up and delivery services can make a difference between sitting in a hotel laundromat or being out enjoying all the city has to offer.

Online Laundry Service (Photo: Marco Verch Professional Photography via Flickr / CC BY 2.0)If you want to avoid bringing a lot of luggage or having to pay premium laundry fees at hotels, pick-up and delivery services can give you an affordable alternative. We’ve gathered three of the top-rated laundry pick-up and delivery services in New York City.  When choosing a laundry pick up and delivery service, check customer reviews, compare pricing and consider any additional services or special requirements you might have. Each of these services has its own unique features and you’ll want to pick the one that is the best fit for your specific needs.


Rinse provides garment care instructions and a user-friendly app that allows you to schedule and track your laundry. Whether you prefer to schedule online, through their app or via text messages, Rinse pledges that each load is washed separately in its own machine, avoiding any mixing of garments. They’ll follow standard procedures unless you specify how you want something done, in which case they will do their best to accommodate requests. As for pricing, Rinse offers rates starting at $45 per bag, and each bag can accommodate two large laundry baskets worth of clothes. Rinse extends its services beyond traditional washing, also providing dry cleaning options.


ByNext, formerly known as Cleanly, has established itself as a favored laundry service through its pick-up and delivery options. Since its inception in 2016, ByNext has expanded its repertoire beyond laundry, providing an array of comprehensive cleaning services. Their clothing care division encompasses dry cleaning, laundered shirts, wash and fold, as well as alterations and tailoring. Their dry cleaning process uses eco-friendly solvents. The laundered shirts service is devoted to button-down shirts, pressing each one, emptying pockets, removing stains, reinforcing buttons and scrubbing collars, cuffs, and underarms, every shirt receives careful attention. Loose threads are tightened, leaving no room for imperfection. Pricing is based on weight and they deliver within 24 hours. ByNext boasts a team of skilled tailors, capable of executing alteration requests from waist adjustments to zipper and button replacements, as well as sleeve shortening and hemline adjustments. You can book online or through the ByNext app.

The Soap Box

Recognized by The U.S. Cleaning Service as one of the finest laundry services in New York City, The Soap Box has garnered its reputation through glowing customer reviews, community dedication and a range of services that includes dry cleaning, laundry and shoe cleaning.  They offer convenient pick-up and delivery services. While they provide their own laundry products, The Soap Box understands that individuals may have unique skincare needs or allergies, and they accommodate by using any laundry product a client provides. They extend their expertise to sneakers and select shoe varieties, employing a gentle, 100% all-natural formula that  cleanses and conditions footwear by hand. The owner, Waleed Cope, is committed to community as evidenced by such actions as in 2022 when he offered a free outfit cleaning to those facing unemployment, aiming to empower individuals ahead of their job interviews.

Soap Box