Travel Blogs from New York City
... generators providing power to a lot of lower Manhattan. A trip to the Rockefeller Centre put Paul in a bit of a spin. They run a bit of a newsreel on the glass roof of the elevator which proved all too much for Paul's vertigo. Typical sympathetic me left him in the foyer and went on to enjoy the sights. As with everything in New York it was amazing. The city is really getting dressed up for Christmas but we will miss the lighting of the Rockefeller ...
More Things started to open today. Went for a wander down the road (still no subway or many buses running). I'm very proud of myself as I managed to find my way into times square (a good 40odd blocks away from my hotel)! I went to see the broadway show "once"-it was great! It's a new American musical set in Ireland and has one loads of awards. It's got a small cast and all the music in the show is played by the cast, on stage. It's set in a bar and ...
... Cantor Fitzgerald employees in the building on 9/11.
Up early, we walked to meet our tour guide and group on 5th Avenue. Our tour guide, Shirley, was a real character. Very nice, she loved her NYC and was proud of it. We got our first ride on the subway, with a short tutorial on how to use the subway Metro-card. Down to Battery Park, supposedly the location where the purchase of the Manhattan was made. From there we caught a boat cruise to Liberty and ...
... transporting freight above the roads. It was abandoned as industry moved away from Manhattan. It was slated for demolition in the early noughties, by which time the power of nature to overtake the structures of man was evident - the tracks were completely overrun with long grasses, and the whole area had become a haven for wildlife. As we climbed the staircase at the north end of the park, we looked uptown and could see what the line had looked like when it was rescued in the ...
... once in a while since I am in the "Big Apple". Recently I went and saw the 911 memorial which just recently opened up. It is a very impressive monument with inverse towers going into the ground and water pouring down all four sides. There were two, one they called the north tower and one they called the south tower.The names of all those who perished in the buildings were written ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Phillips Club New York City
Other places to stay in New York City
Midtown East, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $238
- Great value and great hotel!
- Good Location, Average Hotel
- Fabulous hotel!
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $234
- Great Value, Nice Room
- Loved it!
- Nice hotel, but ...
Garment District, New York City | 4 star hotelfrom $237
- Hated it!!!
- Native NY'er says "These rooms are perfect for the price!"
- Good choice
Midtown, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $222
- 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 $269
- 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 $308
- 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 $209
- 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 $227
- Very good value!
- Just tolerable
- Why so negative?
Clinton, New York City | 3 star hotelfrom $244
- 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 $146
- Dont Say here!
- Stay away from this hotel!!!
- Horrible? No!