Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel
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Located in the heart of time square, this hotel is a perfectly situated oasis in the middle of all of the hustle and bustle. Take a right out of the hotel and walk 50 feet and you are A five line subway station.The hotel itself is adequate. The rooms are a little more than basic but the hotel itself is immaculately maintained. The breakfast and lounge area or situated right over the top of Time Square and offer wonderful views of all gaudy ridiculousness below.From this location you are a 15 minute walk from Central Park or a 20 minute subway ride from downtown.
Arrival experience: checked in on a Sunday about 4:30 p.m. Check in is handled in a tiny lobby on the ground floor. Gentleman that assisted me was efficient and professional. Also the checkout clerk that assisted me was very nice. Room (general): Spacious room (room 1917) overlooking the Hershey’s store. Overall room was clean, except for certain stains on the bathroom wall (more details infra). Standard appliances in room such as TV, iron, mini refrigerator, mini coffee maker, etc. Furniture was generally clean and in good condition.Bathroom: overall clean, modern bathroom. But one wall near the sink had very unsightly stains. See photos. One another note, the glass shower enclosure is very nice but is scratched in many places, perhaps from a bad squeegee. The hair dryer provided is a good Andis model. Ample counter space.Bed: Excellent bed and pillowsHousekeeping: Above average. Carpet was lint free, bathroom was properly stocked.Restaurants: I had an hors d'oeuvre at the bar my first night, specifically the pot pie. It was edible but not very good. I ate breakfast both mornings at the complimentary buffet for elite members. The sausage was stone cold the first morning. Fruit was excellent. See comments infra concerning offer of dirty ice. The cold sausage and staff offering me dirty ice are red flags concerning food safety. Grounds: Location is literally at the top of Time Square. So there are no grounds separate from the building. Gym and Pool: Did not have time to view or use either. Parking: Valet available, but who drives a car in NYC? I took Uber Penn Station. Overall staff attitude: generally good. The breakfast “monitor” that checks elite member names was a bit surly. I arrived a few minutes before opening, and she made is very clear that nothing, including coffee, was available until precisely 6:30 a.m. Once admitted at 6:30, I noticed that the refrigerator that should have contained water bottles was empty. I asked her about water, and she firmly told me the refrigerator had water. I pointed out it was empty, and she seemed a bit peevish about that. Also, I asked for a cup of ice, and a “helper” setting up items for breakfast pointed to the ice keeping the yogurt cold. I explained that I wanted clean ice, not ice in contact with the exterior of the yogurt containers. Basic hygiene/food safety should be a priority for any eating establishment. Never offer a customer dirty or potentially dirty food or water. I perceive that management needs to conduct some remedial training with its food service staff.Misc: photos are of room 1917. Tip: Ask for a room facing Times Square for a great view. Street noise near Times Square can be loud. I could clearly hear crowd noise and road work (at night) in my room. So if you’re a light sleeper, ask for a room as high up as possible.
I live in New Jersey. Each year we try to spend the night in New York City to celebrate my wife's birthday. We try yo go to a matinee, and evening show.This year we chose to stay at the Renaissance Times Square Hotel. It was an excellent choice. It is a modern hotel, with comfortable rooms. Because of our MARRIOT level we were entitled to evening hourderves, and a buffet breakfast,This was an excellent choice.
Well presented hotel bit pricey for drinks and food but there is plenty of restaurants close buy to match most budgets. if your looking to be right in the mix this hotel is definitely one to consider as your close to all of the main attractions. A little more guidance from staff upon check in would of been nice as in what there is on in and around during the stay and also where to get tickets for shows or sports events all in all tho a nice hotel to stay in
I stayed here for two night this past weekend and the hotel was beautiful. The bed and pillow was comfortable . The bathroom was clean. The front desk and cleaners were all nice. If you want peace and quiet while u are sleeping this isn't the hotel for you. Only reason I gave this hotel 4 star and not 5 is because the street noise. Other then that the view of time square is amazing from the R lounge. Definitely the best view in time square.
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- 310 Rooms
- Restaurant & Lounge
- Business centre (fee)
- WiFi internet (fee)
- Parking / Valet (fee)
- One king
- Alarm clock
- Iron/ironing board
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Maximum occupancy of 2
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Renaissance New York Times Square HotelNew York,United States
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Two Times Square 714 Seventh Avenue at W. 48th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7301
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