The Strand Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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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 …
... The icing was however too sweet for my liking. I guess the western taste bud is super sweet compared to the Asians. It was Billy's cakes.
Then we visited the Statue of Liberty, not going to the island itself, just took the free boat ride to Staten Island. We took subway from Colombus Circle to South Ferry and amazing, free wifi in the subway. Yeayyyy ... That's the shout for all travellers. We were lucky that we need not wait long for the boat. But of ...
... here 12 years ago are that the cars are much smaller and as soon as people realise we are English, they want to know what football team we support. There was no interest in football in America until recently - perhaps a legacy of the World Cup? We have had a lovely trip but are now definitely ready for home. I have got to the point where I cannot stand any more officious Americans shouting at us to move along quicker, get in line or stay over to the side. They screen ...
... Bull. James is an accountant so we had to tick that off his bucket list. We had tea at a little Irish pub and went home, everyone was pretty cooked.
On Thursday we were raring to go to get things done since we only had one more night left. We were straight up and at em, we went to Brooklyn Bridge, the ferry to the Statue of Liberty, bus trip around the city, we booked to see a broadway show (Pippin) and another comedy show. 3 of us fell asleep ...