Travel Blogs from New York City
... the amazing views of the East River which includes the Statue of Liberty. Unfortunately Ellis Island on which the Statue sits is closed indefinitely due to the damage of Hurricane Sandy but she still stands tall against the skyline as a welcome sight from land and water
The views from the bridge were breathtaking. To imagine that was built in 1875 -- just ten years after the end of the civil war, tells ...
... bustling environment would stop to help. It seems everyone had a place to go and little to share more than the sidewalk. Sophia even commented on how she liked New York. Initially she wasn’t impressed with more than her own fashion sense but later added one of the reasons she liked New York was because you didn’t have to smile. It struck me as an odd but insightful observation and let her know that it was more an East Coast trait than one isolated just ...
... iconic Empire State Building. Unfortunately, because of the time of day the sun kind of prevented us from getting amazing photos of the Empire State. Damn you sun. Having said that we were incredible happy for the good weather though it was quite hot.
By the end our Rockefeller adventure we were starving, especially as we had missed breakfast. We grabbed some food and went and sat on the steps outside the Rock and chilled (or rather heated up) ...
... than the baseball team, but as long as it was clear he was NOT supporting the Red Sox that was good enough for him!). Anyway it was kind of hard to follow the game fully as the score screen was so far away I could barely see it, but the Rangers ended up winning by one or two points! Afterwards, we browsed around the outside of the stadium for merchandise, finding it all extortionately priced and buying nothing, and went to catch the train back. In hindsight we should've expected ...
Started the day with a pancake, waffle and anything else that goes with Maple Syrup in a great diner (Scottys) on Lexington and a numbered street. Would highly recommend it, the old guy/owner was really friendly and a bit of a joker - when we said we'd prefer the front because the back was too cold, he asked whether we'd like a coffee to "warm us up". Its great to get taken the Mick out of and enjoy it.
Then the subway to the boattrip ...
TripAdvisor Reviews HOTEL 52 New York City
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Midtown East, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Great value and great hotel!
- Good Location, Average Hotel
- Fabulous hotel!
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $230
- Great Value, Nice Room
- Loved it!
- Nice hotel, but ...
Garment District, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $242
- Hated it!!!
- Native NY'er says "These rooms are perfect for the price!"
- Good choice
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $224
- Great Ambiance
- Hudson Horrors
- Won't Be Back
Theater District - Times Square, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $256
- Review of ny sheraton
- Typical sheraton...nice place
- Very Nice Establishment!
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $264
- Small room
- Cool Hotel
- Not up to the usual W standards
Theater District - Times Square, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $335
- You call this a modern hotel?
- Always stay at the W Times Square!
- The most happening place in the city- Great Location
Upper East Side, New York City | 5 star hotelfrom $470
- Looooove the Pierre
- If your looking for an 'escort', this seemed the place to be..
- Not up to Four Seasons Standards
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $297
- Loved the New York Marriott East Side
- Good stay at the Marriott
- Had and enjoyable stay
Midtown, New York City | 2 star hotelfrom $245
- Nonsense-- Have Stayed Here 4 Time, Just Fine
- Know what you're getting
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $291
- Great Value, Great Location
- Great Location, great hotel
- Great Location
Upper West Side, New York City | 2 star hotelfrom $170
- Not so nice.
- Great F*kin holiday!
- Quality Hotel on Broadway Needs to Reflect Name
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $271
- Great stay!!!
- First class hotel in the heart of Manhattan
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $305
- Loved Shula's!
- Great for convention, subpar for Westin
- Excellent in every way!
Midtown Center, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $335
- The only way to see New York
- Revisiting a New York treasure
- Fit for a king... but you had to be one!
Tudor City, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Comfortable, small, quiet
- Good, but no cigar
- A tranquil oasis in the city that new sleeps !
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $245
- Excellent Room and hotel
- Loved the Sheraton Manhattan
- I loved NY
Theater District - Times Square, New York City | 2 star hotelfrom $217
- Worth the money
- Pleasantly suprised
- Great Stay
Koreatown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $309
- Wonderful experience at the Holiday Inn Martinique
- Nothing wrong with this hotel
- Loved new york, but not The Martinique
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $267
- This Hotel Is A 4Star Disappointment!
- I expect more for my money
- Would not reccomend it to anyone
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $200
- Very good value!
- Just tolerable
- Why so negative?
Clinton, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- Really good!
- Good location but...
- Clean, comfortable, good location
Upper West Side, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $301
- Great hotel for lower Central Park West
- Nice Look but lacking atmosphere
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $264
- Absolutely Fabulous
- Just okay
- One of my favorites!
Midtown, New York City | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Good upgrade from the Rhiga
- Only OK
- Above and beyond
Midtown, New York City | 1 star hotelfrom $99
- Dont Say here!
- Stay away from this hotel!!!
- Horrible? No!