The Strand Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Strand Hotel New York City
Excellent Hotel, with really friendly staff, always on hand if needed. Very comfy bed with a great view of the ESB from the window.
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Saturday 19th July
We woke up on our final full day in New York knowing there was still plenty left to see. After munching on our little snacks for breakfast, we set off on foot heading south towards the Flat Iron Building. Although we didn't go in (I'm not even sure if we were allowed to anyway), it was still as impressive as I'd imagined …
Wednesday 16th July
After arriving later than planned in New York, we followed the directions we were given and made our way to the hotel. My mum and dad had treated us to this stay so we were excited to have a bit of luxury. Walking to the hotel, it hit us that we were in NYC!! Everything was huge and all lit up. It was only a short walk …
... Square again. Just before we got there we jumped off the bus at the Rockefeller Centre and booked to go up the Tower. Our tickets were timed for 7.25 so we grabbed some pizza for tea and waited for the allotted time. We reached the top of the tower to be greeted with wonderful views over the city. As we watched the sun set over New Jersey and gave us a great sun set.
As it was getting dark we walked to Times square and hopped on the night bus over to Brooklyn. This ...
... puts his hand out again. Ryan and Cirsty fail at tip giving again. Cirsty watches the clouds roll in. Ryan is positive that it won't rain as the Yankees play tonight. Rain falls on the pair as they head to the subway. Ryan experiences peak hour on an underground metro line. Rain still falling when the pair arrive at Yankee stadium. Ryan buys Yankee cup of beer. Cirsty ...
... Warm with a strong but lovely breeze. Perfect for the first day in NY.
Once I got off the bus, I tried to get a clue of where I was and in what direction I would find my hostel. I walked down one of the billion long and straight streets of this city, the sun was cooking me and I could not find that bloody hostel! Why? Because I expected to see a huge neon sign reading its name but PUSTEKUCHEN. The sign ...