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 …
... Darren jumped on and was trying to make way for me when the doors shut and he speeds off and Im left standing on the platform. lol Mmm that not good, what am I gonna do now, he has the maps and I have no idea where to go. OK dont panic you can do this. Just catch the next train he'l be waiting at the next stop. So I did that but it was an express train which missed about the next 5 stops. So I get off, ask directions and in that usual helpful way that New Yorkeans have - Yes ...
... Station with heavy arms. The mezzanine level of Grand Central Station is an Apple Store. Isn't that funny. Anyway you could use their free Wi-Fi.
On the way back we stopped McGees Bar W55th St for a cold beer. This bar was made famous by the sitcom "How I Met a Your Mother".
Picked up some more yummy soup from The Soupman for dinner. We had Chicken Noodle Soup and a Lobster Roll ...
... now. They love to travel as well so I told them whenever they need a hotel discount to just call me and I will be there to assist.
The two guys we met in Bogota that made our custom jewelry, Charlie and Bernardo. We sat with them for over an hour just shooting the breeze. We will never forget them. The lady from Peru that swooped in like our angel when we were potentially going to be led to danger because we didn't understand what the person was saying. She was definitely ...