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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I arrived I was to say the least very disappointed when i saw my room. you couldn't swing a cat in it. Went down to reception, expressed my shock at this tiny room. The receptionist was very polite, explained that there was nothing he could do as the hotel was full. I should go to reception in the morning.... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay. An experience such as the one you described is taken very seriously by all of us here at the Gallivant Time Square Hotel, and we look forward to an opportunity to make it better. Although I cannot undo what happened, I would like... More 

North West
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most miserable staff ever, especially Victor Fitness. Checked into our room, opened the door and genuinely thought it was a practical joke. Tiny shoebox room - literally never stayed in a hotel quite so small before. People often say hotel rooms are small but this is seriously something else...absolutely midget I kid you not. If the staff were friendly it... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay. An experience such as the one you described is taken very seriously by all of us here at the Gallivant Time Square Hotel, and we look forward to an opportunity to make it better. Although I cannot undo what happened, I would like... More 

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there for Saturday night the past weekend with my bff. We were looking for something in Manhattan that was under $300 with good ratings. This hotel fit the bill. It is in a great location. Pretty close to Port Authority and the bustle of Times Square. Close to restaurants and subway stations. But far enough from Times Square... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

Most excellent - your experience is exactly what we strive for here at the Gallivant Times Square! We are very proud of our beautiful hotel, and we are happy to know that it shows. Thank you for staying with us and allowing us to take care of you and we look forward to being able to do it again for... More 

Downham Market, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my father stayed to The Gallivant for four nights while visiting New York. All I can really say is this place is very, very basic. As I celebrated my 21st birthday we were upgraded to a 'Premier room', a good start or so I thought. A double bed and a bunk bed was what we were greeted with.... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay. An experience such as the one you described is taken very seriously by all of us here at the Gallivant Time Square Hotel, and we look forward to an opportunity to make it better. Although I cannot undo what happened, I would like... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gallivant is a fantastic location if you want to be in the thick of it. The hotel decor is lovely, the rooms are fairly small, but what I expected for centre of New York. There was enough room for us and we were only there 2 nights. It was clean and the staff were friendly.

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

I would like to express our heartily thanks for your comments. We are pleased to know that you had a fantastic time with us and that we have exceeded your expectations. We’re pleased that you choose the Gallivant Times Square, and we look forward to the opportunity and the pleasure of serving you once again in the near future. More 

Glandore
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was the TRYP when we stayed last month but assuming it hasn't changed too much and by the pictures it hasn't was a good hotel to use in New York. Location is great with Times Sq and Broadway at the door and a lot of other sites withing a walk. Hotel itself was good the room a queen... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

I would like to express our heartily thanks for your comments. We are pleased to know that you had a fantastic time with us and that we have exceeded your expectations. We’re pleased that you choose the Gallivant Times Square, and we look forward to the opportunity and the pleasure of serving you once again in the near future. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for 7 nights in June 2016. I am puzzled to content of previous reviews regarding staff, I myself can be critical, but I found the staff to be extremely helpful, friendly and professional. Our room itself was small, but adequate and freshly decorated. Plenty towel, toiletries and coffee provided daily. The best thing for... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

Very nice! Thank you so much for your really excellent comments and great review of our hotel! It makes us really proud that you were able to have such wonderful stay, and that our staff provided you with rock star service. We hope to see you again soon at the TRYP Times Square Hotel! More 

Chicago
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Planned a last minute trip to see a Broadway show and good fortune landed us at this hotel. Very hard to find (small signage) but right across from the Ritz Plaza. Bright, clean, small but well designed rooms. We had a suite with a double bed in one room and pull down from the wall bunks in the other. Great... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

What an outstanding review! We loved having you as our guest, and all of us had a great time making sure your experience was the very best. Your comments really make all of us here at the Gallivant Times Square glow with pride! Take care, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a reservation for myself and a friend months before going to NYC when this hotel was still listed as the TRYP by Wyndham. I originally booked through a 3rd party website (easybooking), which I've never had trouble with before. Sometime before my actual stay, the hotel changed hands and became the Gallivant, which is where my troubles started.... More 

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay. An experience such as the one you described is taken very seriously by all of us here at the Gallivant Time Square Hotel, and we look forward to an opportunity to make it better. Although I cannot undo what happened, I would like... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed one night in the standard room and it was really small. With 10 dollars more per day you can stay in a better hotel in the area. The location is really good, near subway and restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Ben E, Manager at The Gallivant Times Square, responded to this review

is disappointing to hear that our hotel did not live up to your expectations. All of us here at TRYP Times Square Hotel take your comments very seriously, and we are eager to correct any failures on our part. We also understand that our hotel is very unique in regards to the design and the size of our rooms and... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Excellent location in the heart of Times Square, steps from Broadway Theaters, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building-Guest rooms featuring; free wireless internet, flat screen televisions, free local phone calls, in-room coffee makers, i-home docking stations, complimentary weekday newspaper, in-room safe. On-Site Fitness Center, Business Center, Conference Room- Two Restaurants, Lobby Bar, Room Service - 50 Suites with bunk beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gallivant Times Square

Address: 234 West 48th Street, Times Square, New York City, NY 10036 (Formerly TRYP by Wyndham New York Times Square)
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Times Square / Theater District , Manhattan
Price Range: $193 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Gallivant Times Square 3.5*
Number of rooms: 336
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