My buddy had a one bedroom suite for 10 nights. I stayed on a roll away bed, in the living room, for 3 of those nights. $50 + tax/night to add a roll away bed. (They should throw in that roll away for free. This place is not cheap!)
The location is amazing. So many great places within a 20 minute walk. Almost RIGHT across the street from Central Park.
Staff was very friendly and helpful.
The room is basically cleaned once a week. Unfortunately, the toilet had not been cleaned in months it seemed. Horribly stained.
I loved the set up of the room and the decor. We had an issue with the heater the first night. A horrible banging sound, all night long. Bad nights sleep. They fixed it the next day but it would have been nice of them to offer to shave $20 off the bill or a free drink at the bar downstairs, anything, but they did not.
The soap, shampoo etc. were great. Loved the smell. Loved having a kitchen in the suite.
They charge for WIFI. BOO!
As you probably know, it gets pretty cold in New York during the winter. A cold shower is not something I wanted, but got. Apparently, they had some water heater problems and I had to take a cold shower on my second day. I mean COLD!
Gym: GREAT GYM! They had everything I needed and more. Really clean. Complimentary head phones as well. Could use some bottled water down there, but the drinking fountain worked fine. Not that you really need the gym as I think I walked a minimum of 100 blocks each day!
View: If you enjoy staring at a brick wall, you will LOVE the view. That is the view we had. A brick wall.
Again, I slept on a roll away bed. But I have to say, it was really comfortable, so I imagine the actual bed in the room must be VERY comfortable. The sheets were nice and I loved the heavy comforter.
This is a great place for families.
I want to stay here again, but next time, my buddy gets the roll away bed!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In the heart of one of Manhattan's most vibrant neighborhoods, just steps from Fifth Avenue, AKA Central Park offers both short and long term stays, and is home to 134 superbly-designed hotel residences with spacious living rooms, gourmet kitchens, and spa-like baths with amenities from Bulgari. Sophisticated amenities and services include a Technogym fitness center; European-style cafe; private screening room; exclusive evening resident lounge; complimentary wifi and business services, and a gracious 24/7 Resident Services Team. ... more less
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