Status: New - You can discover this iconic city of skyscrapers with the latest edition of Berlitz Pocket Guide New York City - a handy pocket-sized guide that's...... more
Status: New - You can discover this iconic city of skyscrapers with the latest edition of Berlitz Pocket Guide New York City - a handy pocket-sized guide that's packed with concise information covering everything you need to know about the city's attractions, from buzzing Union Square to family-friendly Central Park and the laid-back Greenwich Village and Lower East Side. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of New York City's Top 10 Attractions, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day in the city. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from nightlife and shopping to sports. The book also provides all the essential background information, including a brief history of the city and an Eating Out chapter covering the city's amazingly diverse cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants and an A-Z of all the practical information you'll need, while detailed maps help you navigate the city with ease.
Advantages: Fantastic Location - you couldn't wish for a nicer part of the city to stay in Disadvantages: Reception staff are a little unfriendly - DO NOT USE THE IN ROOM PHONE!!!!!!
...I visited The Westin in October 2005 as a gift from my parents for my 21st birthday, they treated myself and my boyfriend to a 5 night stay in a superior room. I'll start by giving you some afcts about the hotel and then i'll give you my experience.
The Westin New York at Times Square is on the corner of 43rd Street and 8th Avenue, it has 863 rooms and 126 club rooms and suites. It has...
Advantages: Cheap, right by Times Square, friendly staff Disadvantages: Rooms may be too small for some fussy travellers!
...at Christmas time.
This hotel is for you if you want something in a prime location, for a very good price. The rooms are not huge, but the staff are pleasant, willing to help and the hotel offers airport transfers too. I would recommend this hotel to couples travelling to New York, I cannot comment on family rooms as we only stayed in a 2 person room, but the hotel does cater for children. Fantastic value...
Advantages: Great Location, Clean and Friendly Staff Disadvantages: Views from hotel itself not great, no free wi fi
...the lift thinking its his room and so many Borat jokes ensued in the elevators during our stay.
The location of the hotel is amazing, its a 1 minute walk from Carnegie Hall, 2 minutes from Central Park and 5 minutes from Times Square and is located on the corner of 55th Street and 7th Avenue. The placement of the hotel was my favourite thing about it as it was just so easy to walk to some of the city...