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Historical Traveler Reviews The Time New York City
I book a superior room for four days and was shocked that the room was tiny! I cannot imagine how much smaller the regular rooms would be. This is the smallest room I had ever seen in a hotel. The superior room is smaller than a regular room in other hotels. I have been to hotels in Japan, Hawaii, Singapore, United Kingdom and many other places so I know about hotel room sizes. The housekeeping took ages to come but they did a good job in cleaning the room. There are bigger and better hotels out there for this price range.
Had a great Time
I recently stayed at The Time on a business trip and wound up feling more like I was on vacation. The service was excellent, the rooms comfortably modern and the bar rocked. I have found my new home away from home.
I had seen The Time on the Travel Channel on in various travel magazines and was very interested in the concept. I booked a superior suite for two nights, and ended up being in a "yellow" room. I was suprised at how small the suite was, and was thankful that I didn't book a regular room. The first room was tiny and had a small sofa, table, desk, and television. The other room was a bit larger and had a queen size bed, not king as was indicated when I booked on the web site, a small chair, television, night stands, and a closet contraption on one wall. The bed was very comfortable despite being smaller than anticipated. The bathroom was relatively small, but had a tub with whirlpool jets that did not seem to work. I understand the concept of this hotel and find it interesting, but they go a little too far with minimalism in the decor. Some art work on the wall would have been nice. As for the staff, some were very friendly and others were a bit surly and gruff. Perhaps they were having a bad day due to the terrible weather in NYC that week. Overall, I think there are nicer boutique hotels, with better amenities, in NYC for the same price.
Nice, but the Muse is better for the same price
It was nice. Very cool design. But the rooms were a bit small. I stay in NY a lot. So far the Muse is the best I've found.
Great place in great location
I booked the Time a good two months ago with my girlfriend for 5 nights in December. We believed that the reasonably high rate we were paying would reflect on our stay. We were not disappointed. The room was smallish but cosy, just the right size in fact and more importantly warm and clean. The shower was a good temperature (even though I would have prefered it to be hotter) and did leak slightly outside the door and onto the floor but that to one side everything was perfect. You are well looked after in the Time from the doorman to the concierge (even though I would recommend getting theatre tickets upfront as apposed to paying the $25 dollars on top going through him!) and our stay was made that little bit more enjoyable. We went during the most expensive time of the year but on this stay the Time was great value for money.
Smallish rooms, but comfortable
Stayed on a business trip (someone else's money) so price was not an issue. A comfortable hotel; clean, friendly service and very convenient to midtown NY.
Nice but over priced
i had stayed at the time for a weekend in march for my boyfriends 21st birthday and expected we would be able to drink in the room since the boosted all rooms come with a fully stocked mini bar. well when we arrived there was nothing in the bar but an open coors light and after continues requests to fix the problem nothing was done till the next day and when it was finnily fixed i had no idea that you would have to pay extra everything thats in there!...about 6.75 for a bottle of corona and 3.50 for a snikers bar. my red room was very small and had no web tv. i did not feel i got my moneys worth since what i thought i would be getting i would actually get to use!
I visited August of 2001 and had an excellent time. This trendy upscale hotel had excellent service, a superb layout, and is in a great location. The lounge is awesome, and because of the great time that I had there, I have planned another stay this May :-)
Time out for The Time
From management down, this relatively new property needs
work. I stayed the weekend of March 22- 2002, a very cold weekend in NYC. The heat in my original room, as well as the room I switched to, was less than adequate. Summer could be a real nightmare with the quality of these climate control systems. By the end of my 4 day stay the temperature in my room was nearly 80. I had to open the windows for relief. There is a significant difference in the sizes of this hotel's suites. The rooms, for their age, are already showing signs of poor maintainance. The TV in my
bedroom would not turn off the entire duration of my stay. Coco Pazzo, the room service provider, is not the same Coco Pazzo I've dined at several times. The pizza I ordered from room service tasted like a cheap frozen variety. No Sunday paper was delivered to my room. And in difference to all
of this hotel's advertising - they DO NOT offer web TV or even high speed internet access.
Nice style/design - Poor Management. Until you read otherwise, keep shopping for a better hotel.
The Time Hotel Review
I stayed at the Time in Nov 01 for 2 nights. I had a wonderful time there. Really nice rooms, I had a Yellow one. Gorgeous bathrooms, lovely bed and my room was quite big. The staff were really helpful and the concierge was great. He even took me up to show me around the Penthouse. I would recommend staying here to anyone. I will definetly stay there next time I'm in NY.
TripAdvisor Reviews The Time New York City
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... making our way towards the Ed Sullivan theatre. A very long and drawn out process for The Letterman Show including a wait at a bar where we grabbed a pint each before finally being called to the studio. Inside we were warmed up and then the show began, we were lucky to have 2 good celebrities in Chris Rock and Sting, including a live performance. All in all it was great fun.
From the show it was back towards the middle of town and a catch up with another of ...
... a flight simulator game!
The highlights of the day though were sightseeing around the Rockefeller centre and up the Empire State building.. wow, what views of the city - at around sunset.
Eating out remains a hit and miss affair.. started off with mass made pancakes and according to Dad, awful coffee at a diner where the waitrons sing.. many of these guys and gals ...
... fast and soon enough we are getting off Coney Island station.
Its a short walk to the pier. One of the first sights we are met with is the famous Nathans hotdog stand. Nathans is well known for its annual hotdog contest where people come from all around the world to stuff their faces with as much hotdogs as they can in the hour. The winner this year stuffed himself with 69 dogs, after which he proposed to his girlfriend, how romantic…
We walk along the pier and ...
... on the plane, and then they had a maintenance issue they fixed while we were on the plane... another hr or so delay... but at least we didn't have to unload the plane and get on a different one... of course having a maintenance issue on a plane right before you lift off is a little frightening... apparently some sensor problem? Anyway, hopefully we land in Nashville eventually! Hope to see you when we land! And at least we will be in the USA! Finally!!!! - ...
... spots, Grand Central Station- mum wasn't that impressed and Times Square. I love it but it wasn't much fun in the rain. We did hit a few shops though. Mum loved the Ferris Wheel in ToysRUs and dad liked all the chocolate in the M&M factory. We then wandered down to Madison Square Gardens where we had to have security checks to wander through. I wanted a basketball jersey but they were over $100!!! I didn't want one that much. Dad also offered to ...