New York Journals

Bedtime in the Big Apple

A travel journal to New York by BawBaw

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Quote: When given the opportunity, Himself and Yours Truly pop up to New York for theater, museums, and just plain people watching in one of the world's most famous cities. This journal shares reivews of the hotels where we have lain our heads at night.

Hotel Pennsylvania

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Hotel | "Better Than Sleeping on the Streets"

Hotel Pennsylvania Photo, New York, New York
Three years ago Himself and Yours Truly traveled to the Big Apple to attend an international wrestling meet at the New York Athletic Club. Our youngest nephew was a competitor, and we wanted to join other far-flung family members to cheer him on. We stayed at the Hotel Pennsylvania because our nephew’s athletic club had arranged for a group discount and had extended the option of a special rate to the athletes’ family members.The 22-story Hotel Pennsylvania should have been a great place to stay. It has a perfect location on 7th Avenue at 33rd, across from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. Macy’s flagship store is just a stone’s throw away, and most of the attractions of Midtown are ...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on July 24, 2010

Hotel Pennsylvania
401 7th Avenue
New York, New York 10001

ONE UN New York

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Hotel | "Lodging at One United Nations Plaza"

ONE UN New York Photo, New York, New York
Himself and Yours Truly stayed in the Millennium UN Plaza in October 2006 when we traveled to New York to visit a friend who was seriously ill. We booked the room online for two nights, and decided on the Millennium in order to provide easy access to the hospital. As a 4-star hotel, we thought it would offer a level of comfort that would allow us to concentrate on one another and our friend without having to be concerned about our surroundings. We got a sizable discount by booking online and at the last minute, but even so the room ran about $190 per night (plus taxes and assorted fees).The Millennium UN Plaza proved to be an immaculate high-rise hotel with a perfect location. It served us...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 23, 2010

ONE UN New York
One United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017
(212) 758-1234