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Our hotel was the Days Inn Elmhurst which is in a suburb of Queens, as close to NY as you get for under about NZ$200 per night. While it was a twenty minute underground ride into town it certainly was better than forking out a minimum of NZ$500 in a cramped Manhattan hotel (or four beds in a hostel for US$50 each). The only problem was that the UN …
... colour and NOISE. There is such a positive feel to the place - yes there are the disturbing sights of drug addication and mental illness but the overall feel is one of Time Square being a positive place to be. We have felt safe here. Amongst it all the NYPD Officers are always visible. CPR is the logo displayed on their vehciles. Courtesy, Professionalism, Respect. It appears to work. Time gets lost in Time Square - where the lights make it day and the city never ...
... four!! Our final day in the city before going to Canada we started by going to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. It was overcast and very chilly but it was so good to finally see the Statue of Liberty and get the typical New York photo. When we got to the mainland we headed to the 9/11 memorial where they have turned where the two towers stood into waterfalls with all the names engraved around the edge - even being at the site it was hard to imagine what happened that day. We ...
... minutes. Then when we ordered she said no! We only do one size, no strawberry topping, what is that! And only one price!, no changes! And not including tax ++. WTF we ordered the sundae and Darren asked about the cake special? It's a cake what you think? He wanted to slap her! Her ordered the apple pie. It was nothing special at all. Bowl of ice cream chocolate milkshake syrup and squirt of can cream, Cooper said that's yuk, Darren's pie ...
... or AFL when there is disagreement with a refs decision which was somewhat off putting until Andrew told me they were saying Brooklyn. I couldn’t work out what they were disagreeing with. Dinner was a pulled brisket sandwich with asian slaw and sriracha sauce which was pretty special. The Nets won 100 something to 90 something, then another Q train home which luckily terminated at W 57th/7 Ave and not the station before. Day 3 done.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking