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Travel Blogs from New York City
... bridge winds. I felt anxious and exhilarated all at once. So now I have landed at my hostel and scrubbed myself raw and soaked my aching muscles in a steaming hot shower. It is raining in New York City in a beautifully miserable way. Is it it odd that my Scottish heart, surrounded for so long by the bright winter sun, has secretly missed the rain? Anyway, I feel good, tired but good. And I have really spent far too long writing all this down. Better drag myself out to see a few ...
... I agreed we should all just split up and meet back outside in fifteen minutes (not long enough in my opinion!) and off we went.
My inner child screamed in excitement at the dollhouses and Lego models, if I’m ever a millionaire I am getting one of the dollhouses! The Muppet workshop was of course amazing, but so many options were sold out that I reigned in my desire to make a Muppet pal. Not guaranteeing I won’t go back in before the week is ...
... In fact it was so hot that we didn’t even need to have coats on. I left Katie and John to enjoy the sunshine walking through Central Park up to the Guggenheim and we all met back in the flat for a dinner of sushi. That night Katie and John went to watch the Rockettes Christmas Show at Radio City Hall. We didn’t go with them as we are going to watch it in a couple of weeks when Mum and Dad are out. I’m ...
... as one of his hands is upturned and in it looks to be something like poo. I imagine it was supposed to be art but it was completely lost on the four of us. It’s apparently called "Chronical of the latter world" and is created by a Brooklyn based artist as part of “Broadway Morey Boogie”, a display of public art by various artists.
We wandered through the park and walked back through the Zoo (without ...
... has also survived it's own disaster when a B45 crashed into the side of it between the 79th and 80th floors in 1945. Despite sustaining some damage and the loss of 14 lives, it was business-as-usual within a couple of days. Apparently to this day, as a result of that crash, a female cleaner still holds the record for the most floors survived by a plummeting elevator (75 floors). Imagine how scary that would have been!
While we are here and because it is included on our ...
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Midtown East, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $218
- Great value and great hotel!
- Good Location, Average Hotel
- Fabulous hotel!
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $220
- Great Value, Nice Room
- Loved it!
- Nice hotel, but ...
Garment District, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $213
- Hated it!!!
- Native NY'er says "These rooms are perfect for the price!"
- Good choice
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $211
- Great Ambiance
- Hudson Horrors
- Won't Be Back
Theater District - Times Square, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $274
- Review of ny sheraton
- Typical sheraton...nice place
- Very Nice Establishment!
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $237
- Small room
- Cool Hotel
- Not up to the usual W standards
Theater District - Times Square, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $294
- 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 $418
- 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 $256
- Loved the New York Marriott East Side
- Good stay at the Marriott
- Had and enjoyable stay
Midtown, New York City | 2 star hotelfrom $209
- Nonsense-- Have Stayed Here 4 Time, Just Fine
- Know what you're getting
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $289
- Great Value, Great Location
- Great Location, great hotel
- Great Location
Upper West Side, New York City | 2 star hotelfrom $159
- Not so nice.
- Great F*kin holiday!
- Quality Hotel on Broadway Needs to Reflect Name
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $270
- Great stay!!!
- First class hotel in the heart of Manhattan
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $256
- Loved Shula's!
- Great for convention, subpar for Westin
- Excellent in every way!
Midtown Center, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $336
- 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 $211
- Comfortable, small, quiet
- Good, but no cigar
- A tranquil oasis in the city that new sleeps !
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $198
- Excellent Room and hotel
- Loved the Sheraton Manhattan
- I loved NY
Theater District - Times Square, New York City | 2 star hotelfrom $199
- Worth the money
- Pleasantly suprised
- Great Stay
Koreatown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $278
- 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 $265
- This Hotel Is A 4Star Disappointment!
- I expect more for my money
- Would not reccomend it to anyone
Upper West Side, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $231
- Great hotel for lower Central Park West
- Nice Look but lacking atmosphere
Clinton, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $219
- Really good!
- Good location but...
- Clean, comfortable, good location
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $194
- Very good value!
- Just tolerable
- Why so negative?
Midtown, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $261
- Absolutely Fabulous
- Just okay
- One of my favorites!
Midtown, New York City | 5 star hotelfrom $340
- Good upgrade from the Rhiga
- Only OK
- Above and beyond
Midtown, New York City | 1 star hotelfrom $150
- Dont Say here!
- Stay away from this hotel!!!
- Horrible? No!