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Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Central Park (NYCTT by Gael)

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Gaël has tested with his beloved fiancée the Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Central Park located in Midtown. They decided to share their experience with everyone since they enjoyed it so much.

Meanwhile, if you want to also share your tips, you can do so by taking this article (see link here) as a template and send it to me by email.

What type of hotel is the Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Central Park?

The "Residence Inn New York Manhattan / Central Park" hotel is a rather luxury and trendy hotel, both by its location (5min walk across Times Square, 10min walk from the south of Central Park and 10min walk to Rockefeller Center) and by its interior and exterior design.

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What services are offered?

This hotel offers free unlimited WiFi. It also offers a fitness center on the 35th floor, and a "corner store" next to the reception. There is also a meeting room (6000 m2).

The 4th floor has a "Bistro", where you can find local produce.

A computer area is available 24/7 with printers, which is very convenient for printing event tickets, and boarding passes ...

A laundry service is also available and a luggage storage area.

The breakfast room is located on The 3rd floor, it offers a lot of choices, ranging from sweet to savory salty options!

You can have yogurts, cereals, pastries, waffles (and their caramel sauce, strawberry, chocolate and whipped cream), fruit juices, scrambled eggs, potatoes, "hamburgers", hard-boiled eggs... they have a lot choice to get your day started right!!

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How is the Residence Inn?

The hotel has a modern decor in shades of blue, red, white and black with sculptures arranged in the lobby, and in the breakfast room.

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How are the rooms?

The rooms of "Residence Inn" are studios, composed of a spacious bedroom, a bathroom with a shower, a sink, toilet, hair dryer, towels and bath mats and a well equipped kitchenette (refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, plates and silverware... etc.)

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There is also a flat screen TV, a desk, telephone, clock radio, A/C, a small table with a "big" chair, and an ironing board.

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How comfortable are the rooms and bed?

The beds are very comfortable! Our room featured a king size bed with 2 huge thick mattresses and about 7 pillows! A blanket is placed on the bed and an extra cover is available in the wardrobe.

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How is the customer service ?

The service is simple, professional, efficient and always smiling.
That is all I'm looking for !

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What is a good tip when staying at this hotel?

Request a room as soon as possible, especially if you want to be on the higher floors! I had a room on the 61th floor (out of 65), and the view was amazing!

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What are the rates?

I bought a "combo" flight and hotel through Expedia, the prices range between $260 and $475 per night, depending on the type of apartment and season.

See the rates on Booking.com

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Where is this hotel in NYC?

This property is located at 1717 Broadway, close to everything! Times Square, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, 7th and 8th Avenue subways...

Conclusion

The Residence Inn is considered a luxury hotel, the rooms are perfect and they provide an excellent customer service. It can be a bit pricey but it's worth it, some of the advantages are its location and the small kitchen. If your in the midtown area you can go back to the hotel and have lunch, and at night time you don’t have to go out, you can have dinner in your room.

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