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Marriott Hotel: a very chic hotel with its rotating bar "The View Lounge" on a magnificent Times Square view.

New York Marriott Marquis
In this hotel located in Times Square, you have 3 reasons to check-in:
- Firstly: a TKTS booth is located on the first floor on the right side of the building.
- The second reason is to have the opportunity to spend a night or more at this beautiful hotel.
- The third reason is to enjoy a meal or a drink at the top of the building in its bar "The  View Lounge".

Regarding the Marriot Marquis Hotel:

New York Marriott Marquis

One thing is sure: the hotel is not affordable for everyone.

It's a huge building with: 49 floors, 1892 rooms, 57 suites and 54 meeting rooms.
The staff is very friendly, you'll enjoy the spacious rooms with a spendid view on Times Square. The rooms are clean but some travelers noticed that bathrooms are old and questionable. The best part is certainly their large and comfortable king size beds. On the other hand, there is no mini bar in rooms.
In terms of meals, the breakfast is generous and diverse but not recommended since there are few cheaper spots available near the hotel. You may want to discover other breakfast options in the area.

The restaurant "Encore" offers a quick service at reasonnable prices.

A fitness center is available on permises 24/7, it's a really good one with free access. It offers a great number of equipment so there's no wait.

New York Marriott Marquis

Cabs are available at the front entrance of the hotel and subway stations are just few steps away.

About the bar/restaurant, The View Lounge:

It starts with elevators, transparent and super fast, they will take you upstairs in a heartbeat. While riding, I got a little suprised since it takes off extremely fast so hold on tight!!!! 🙂

When you reach the top at the bar of the panoramic terrace, you can ask to be seated for a meal or drink. Of course, the best seats are located by the windows but in general, there are no bad spots. It's a really cool place if you're a first time visitor in NY or a for a romantic evening out. After a Broadway show, it might be a good idea to go there for a drink. The view is spectacular but a bit obstructed by nearby buildings.
Now, the only issue I have with this bar/restaurant is their prices. Besides, only cocktail drinks are available with a minimum price tag of $25. So in order to enjoy a regular size alcoholic drink for 2 people, you'll have to spend 50 bucks. Franckly, It's really excessive in terms of prices!! Pure madness!!
On top of it, like I said, the terrace revolves very slowly but I didn't like the feeling of motion. It's definitely not for everyone.

New York Marriott Marquis

 As a result, my friend an I quickly turned around and went to the 230 Fifth Roof Top and we were not disappointed.
Now, each of us have different tastes and budget, you might actually enjoy this hotel/restaurant very much and that's a great thing.

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Where is the New York Marriott Marquis?

Is located in the heart of Times Square! You can't miss it!

Address: 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

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