I stayed in this hotel when me and my friend visited New York for the first time. As two 19 year olds on our first big holiday, we had no idea what the hotel was like until after we had actually booked it and then checked the reviews. After reading some of the reviews we were quite worried as we did not know what to expect as some of the reviews weren't great especially regarding bedbugs. When we arrived at the hotel the receptionist on the desk wasn't the most help but we were shown to our room. The hotel lobby is really nice and the hotel looks great from the outside. We went to our room and were pleasantly surprised by it as it was a spacious double room with two double beds. It was clean, tidy and well kept. When we returned to our room at night time we looked outside the window and were stunned by the view. It was absolutely incredible. We never ate at the hotel and found that the staff on the tourist desk were lovely. They helped us with every annoying question we had about what to do, where to go and everything else we wanted to know.
I thought that the hotel was in perfect location too. Times Square was a 5/10 minute walk and we ate there every night. It was in a safe area an even as two young girls we were happy to walk around until 11/12pm. Central Park was also close by and there were many cafes, shops and restaurants near by. We recommend using the Grayline tour bus which stops nearby and can take you to the attractions which are not within walking distance.
Such a pleasant stay, don't listen to all the reviews you hear. Already planning another visit back here.
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Midtown New York
- Holiday Inn New York City
- Holiday Inn Nyc
- Holiday Inn Times Square
- Holiday Inn Midtown 57th Street
- Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan
- New York City Holiday Inn
- Holiday Inn Manhattan Midtown