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Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   811 7th Avenue on 52nd Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Formerly Sheraton New York Hotel) (Midtown)   |  
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Ranked #288 of 468 Hotels in New York City
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“Perfect Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

My husband & I stayed at the hotel for New Years Eve. If you do not want to get stuck with the millions of people in Time Square this hotel is perfect. The location is in walking to distance Radio City, Broadway, Time Square, & Rockefeller Center. The hotel is close to everything, with a short distance from the craziness of the crowds. We were on the 50th floor and had a small view of Time Square, the room was fine, however the bathroom was extremely small. The front Desk agent Duanas I believe was his name was extremely helpful & quite accommodating. He gave us helpful hints on the city and things to be caution for.

Service was remarkable! There is heavy traffic in the city, make sure to negotiate a flat fare with the taxi cabs. It's $2.50 for the subway one way. You can take the (E) subway to JFK Airport. New York is a fun city, be careful with your personal belongings.

Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Devon C, Public Relations Manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, responded to this review, January 10, 2013
123nelson,

Thank you for the kind words regarding out staff, positive feedback like this helps our team strive to be even better. We are glad you spent your New Year's Eve with us and enjoyed it. Come back and visit us again soon!
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Old renovated and huge hotel in midtown, fantastic location, internets free in the lobby. Rooms were large for NYC standards, dated a bit, but clean. Bathroom was older but again clean. Priced lower than most surrounding places, based mainly on the age of the place I guess. Checkin was slow by the sheer volume of people checking in.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Devon C, Public Relations Manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
SugarSammy,

Thank you for the review. We are excited to be celebrating our 50th anniversary this year! Our new renovation has given us a whole new look and feel and we are so proud of the new product. Our location is second to none and we are pleased it met your needs and expectations, we hope you will be back!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights and the location was just fabulous. It was right next to Radio city where we saw the Rockettes Christmas spectacular. We went during the holiday season and so we were very close to the big Christmas Tree at the Rockefeller center. It was only a two-minute walk to Times Square. Also, quick walk to several different subway stations. It was also an easy walk to Madison Square Park where we had lunch and dinner.

The rooms were very nice and clean. Since everything was great, we didn't have to deal with any of the hotel staff.

Room Tip: higher floors have better views.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Devon C, Public Relations Manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
Kathy P,

There is nothing better than hearing that everything was great during your stay! Like you said, our location is so close to so much it is ideal for any type of traveler. We are glad to hear our location added convenience to your stay.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We went to New York for Christmas and were very happy with this hotel. Very clean hotel with really fast lifts. We were on the 45th floor at the end of the corridor and had a lovely view. Enjoyed the filtered coffee machine in the room which you can use for tea also. Lovely big, comfortable beds with flat screen TV,s and iPod speakers.

Room Tip: Ask for a high floor in quite location
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Devon C, Public Relations Manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
LittleKent,

We are glad you chose to spend Christmas with us! There is nothing quite like NYC during the holidays and we are glad our hotel met all of your needs and expectations. Our team hopes to welcome you back next holiday season!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

My husband and I normally stay at the Marriott in New York (Eastside) as we are platinum members but the prices were very expensive at the time we wanted to travel. We got a good rate for this hotel on priceline.

We were impressed by this hotel and especially the customer service. It is an extremely busy hotel so you aren't getting that personalized service you would get at the Marriott but it was worth the price.

We arrived around 6pm on a Saturday night and requested a room on a higher floor and possibly a corner room (Murphy room) as I had read good reviews about them. We were served by Marcia who was wonderful. She tried her best to get us a Murphy room but there were none available. She upgraded us to a superior King room on the 48th floor. The room wasn't available at that time so Marcia gave us a voucher for dinner at the hotel restaurant. It was much appreciated as we had travelled from Seattle and hadn't had dinner yet.

The room was lovely and had everything we needed.

As most reviewers have mentioned the location is excellent. It is in between times square and central park.

We ate at the Halal Guys cart on 53rd and 6th a couple of times. Their food is DELICIOUS and a must while in New York. There is often a line for a reason. It is well worth the short wait.

Don't bother with the deli opposite the hotel. It is very expensive and nothing has prices on it. If you want a bottle of water, go to one of the local supermarkets / Pharmacies which are nearby.

We weren't able to get late check-out on the last day which meant we had to pay $3.75 per bag. If you want a fridge in your room you also need to pay for that.

The internet wasn't working one night in the lobby so we were given free wifi in our room for 24 hours without hesitation. Again, good customer service.

We would stay here again for the right price.

Room Tip: Ask for a room on a higher floor that is not directly facing another building
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Devon C, Public Relations Manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
HonestAndFair11,

Thank you for sharing your experience. Our team is glad to hear that you chose to stay with us and enjoyed your time here. Marcia is another example of the friendly and helpful service we strive for here. We hope you chose to come back and stay with us in the future!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

helpful at check in although a very busy hotel - stayed on the 26th floor corner room looking down 7th avenue - nice view - nice room ( 42 ich plasma), clean as would expect . Bathroom nice clean - be warned new york bath is in not a uk bath more a deep shower to stand in ! and the toilet plumbing made me laugh the sounds made me think super mario bros lol not quite sure of the link there !!!!! concierge as well as lift concierge! maybe they give him another name ( little stand by the lifts)always helpful, the hotel is like old worldy meets new (refurb) style of hotel and location perfect - if we come to New York again would more than likely stay here again - big shout to my crazy Senegalese taxi driver who picked us up from qm2 to hotel and took us to JFK-
fn- no funny smells on linen and can confirm they are not using the recycled water company anymore to clean sheets in etc ! crazy Americans if you wash things in dirty water it wont come up clean even if eco friendly - bet the person who thought that that idea drives a Toyota Prius
cannot comment on food as always out and exploring

Room Tip: go higher corner of 7th for the views
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Devon C, Public Relations Manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
sean b,

Thank you for your feedback. Our new guest room renovation has given us a whole new look and feel and we love to hear our guests opinions. We are happy our facilities met your needs and expectations and we hope you come back!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The hotel has a great location - a quick walk to several subway stations, across the street from a tourism Center and near a lot of restaurants. It's an easy walk to Times Square. Our room was spacious and clean. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: A room on a higher level will be quieter
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Devon C, Public Relations Manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
Spooky C,

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. There is nothing better than hearing that all aspects of our hotel met your needs and expectations. Please come back and stay with us again!
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Address: 811 7th Avenue on 52nd Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Formerly Sheraton New York Hotel)
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#39 Green Hotel in New York City
#172 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#209 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#220 Family Hotel in New York City
#228 Business Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 1750
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sheraton New York Times Square hotel is located between Central Park and Times Square in Manhattan's Midtown business and entertainment district. Our Executive Conference Center has 11,000 sq ft of premium meeting space. ... more   less 
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Sheraton New York Hotel And Towers
Sheraton New York City
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