Travel Blogs from New York City
2014, and Ron got an extra 16 hours of birthday! Unfortunately we didn't talk to the kids - we were in the air at their awake times on the 9th their time.
Oh no, Graham! No breakfast included with hotel. Don't you know how Ron likes breakfast. I'm not sure the hotel even does it, apart from an outrageous room service. I did a bit of " …
This is Emily and we're in New York! It's amazing here! Our hotel is down the street from both Times Square and Central Park. It was a long journey to get here (three plane rides!) During this time I felt so sick and when we landed in Toronto after going through a very long customs ordeal with a very gloomy border agent we went for breakfast. I …
Our Fall holiday - Fall Colours Cruise. We are cruising from New York to Quebec City over 10 days. We are Andy and his mom Beulah and her (and our) friend Helen Pardoe from Swift Current.
Our first day in New York began with a stop at Bloomingdales as we had some time to kill before our Circleline cruise of the New York harbour. Shopping at …
... and was super easy and quick. I threw Len into the thick of things by choosing to walk from Penn to our hotel right through Time Square with our luggage rolling behind.
We stayed at the Salisbury Hotel on 57th St. and 6th Ave. I had stayed there before on a girl’s weekend and was impressed with the location and the size of the room. It's one of the few remaining independently owned hotels in the area. ...
... through the "Diplomat" isles at JFK immigration. Forgot to ask if we were entitled to any Diplomatic Immunity.
LK: I look forward to a new era in diplomatic relations between the two countries now we’re involved. Did we mention it was hot? A cold beer and some football chat with Barry and Evis was followed with an introduction to their son James, a four year old whirlwind of energy who loves trains.
KK: Barry ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Wellington Hotel New York City
All is well at the Wellington Hotel
Our stay at the Wellington was a wonderful experience in every way. The Staff was very friendly and helpful. The King size room that we stayed in was the best part of our trip. With nice decor and a spacious bathroom we knew our money was well spent.We look forward to our next trip to New York and of course we will stay at the Wellington Hotel.
The hotel ws clean centrally located. The best thing was the staff, who bent over backwards to give us great service.
I was great annd reasonably priced for all we got there.
Greeted with a bigot at check in. Room was way to hot in the winter. Had to have window wide open. Way too much noise on the street. Heard other guests complain about room too cold. Will never stay there again.
There is nothing well about the Wellington
The room was small with stained carpet. The bed. a double was comfortable. The bathroom was miniscule. The grout at the bottom of the bathtub was dirty. The lobby is original from the 1930's. There was no service. We checked in early, the room was not ready and we checked our luggage. When we returned to the hotel at midnight, the bellman said he was going off duty and we had to wait 20 minutes to get our luggage. We checked out early the next day, and checked our luggage- again a long wait to leave it and retrieve it. The only thing great about this hotel is its location. I would never stay there again.
The Wellington was nothing fancy. We waited in a really long line to check in. The room was clean (bathroom was spotless), but the bed was a bit uncomfortable. The Wellington served our purposes well as it was inexpensive and in a central location.
We have stayed at the Wellington now 3 times . Its comfy,convenient and kind of nice but the noise from the heaters and the pipes rattling were abit too much. Also the heater mechanism never worked and was beyond me.
Still, we are going again this Xmas
The Wonderful Wellington
To All- I've been to the Wellington Hotel a few times in the past year, and each visit is as wonderful as the one before. The doormen, front desk staff, and sales office are very friendly and have helped me with whatever I have needed. On one visit I stayed in a room with a terrace. It had such a feeling of "The Big City". I hope that you enjoy your stay as much as I did.
The Hotel from Hell
Without a doubt, the worst experience I've ever had. Filthy, discourteous, unconcerned . . . do you get my drift? Avoid this place or your trip to the most magnificent city in the world will be ruined!
I went to New York with my friend Beni. We were so amazed about the city that we could finally accept the bad hotel.
In our room we couldn't close the windows. When we came back from visiting the city, our room was always ice cold. The nights were really hard: This little beds and the cold wind, buh!
But, we will never forget this holiday trip!