Herald Square Hotel
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Historical Traveler Reviews Herald Square Hotel New York City
the first time i stayed at the Herald Square Htl was in 1995 and at that time this was really a bargain budget hotel. Good location in midtown, just 2 blocks from subway. it used to be clean and the rooms (most of 'em very dark if not in the street side) were nice and large enough for its category ...except the one i got for the 1st night that was as big as the size of the bed!
Perfect for the budget traveller
I stayed here in Nov02 and it was everything I was looking for. Great location, great price and clean. I was travelling solo and the single rooms were not huge, but you dont go to NY to spend time in your hotel room.
If you're looking for a room to sleep in, with a bathroom to clean up in, this will do. If you're used to lots of 'amenities' - toiletries in the bathroom, views, ironing board, etc. - this will seem awfully spartan. But my room was clean, the bathroom was _very_ clean, the mattress was comfortable, and the staff were quite accommodating. On the con side, I wouldn't want to spend too many nights there - the room was small, no question about it, and the airshaft didn't let in very much light. But for a short trip where budget is an issue, it was ideal. Oh, and the period magazine covers used as decoration in the lobby and hallways were charming.
Happy at the Herald
I came down to New York for a couple of days with my friends from school. This girl told me about the Herald Square Hotel and said it was perfect for students. It was clean and right in the center of the city. I could not have been happier. Thank You!
I have worked at and stayed in many hotels. I read the reviews for this one and was prepared for a small room. It was tiny beyond belief with one tiny window that let in no light whatsover. Thankfully I am a Tube Train Driver and I am used to cramped dark, dirty conditions.
Comfortable, clean value!
Like a museum, the Herald Square astounded me with it's artwork and magaizine cover displays. A very clean and comfortable hotel, with cozy rooms. I couldn't believe I got such a great hotel for under $100 per night!
No bed bugs here...
I wa alarmed by a review on this site which reported bed bugs at this hotel. I stayed in a single room with private bath in July 2002 and had no problem. In fact this hotel represented very good value at $79 a night - the room was spacious and clean. In fact much better than another hotel I stayed at in New York. Great location for shopping at Macy's too!
Life in Herald Square
Being on a tight budget, but wanting to visit N.Y.C. we searched the internet for a cheap but good hotel.We found the Herald Square Hotel highly recommended at many web sites so we tried it.Great location, very clean rooms interesting history and friendly staff.Was home to the old Life magazine and Charles Dana Gibson of Gibson girl fame.Ask for the 9th floor!
Grandma & 2 Grandaughters
We stayed @ Herald Square Hotel on advice from Friends who stayed there... The Room was Big, Bright and Clean. The staff could'nt have been more helpfull and the price was VERY inexpensive... two teenagers and me.....very comfortable
and Thanks to Ms Euginia Simons
Bed Bug Beware
I stayed at the Herald Square Hotel in May 2002. The Hotel was well located and cheap. The dingyness of the rooms was OK considering the price and they were reasonably clean. However the beding was infested with bed bugs that bit me all over and caused a hideous itchy and painful rash that lasted for more than a week.