Times Square is a symbol not only of New York City, but the United States as a whole. For this reason, the people in the city and other business establishments with proximity to Broadway adhere to quality and professionalism in every aspect of existence in this urban entertainment jungle dubbed as, “the Crossroads of the World”.
Edison Hotel Times Square is one of these establishments. Located right in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, it is a popular building at 228 west 47th street in New York. Times Square is where the future of America is being brewed so staying at the Edison hotel while in New York is tantamount to be involved in an important phase in history. Like the Radio City Music Hall, the grand Art Deco design was the theme of Hotel Edison NYC when it was built in 1931. It is surrounded by New York City restaurants, Broadway theatres, and shopping centers.
If location is what influences travelers and tourists to make a reservation at Edison, they are also equally attracted to the facilities and attractions the hotel is offering, such as:
- Front Service Bellman where luggage can be deposited in cases of early check-in. This hotel service is free of charge.
- Two entrances and exits make it convenient to guests to go downtown or uptown. Restaurant row, bus stops, and subway are accessible by walking. Establishments that can be reached by walking are Natural History Museum, Macy’s, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Intrepid Museum.
- The whole Edison Hotel is a smoke-free establishment.
- Valet parking that costs $35 per day for standard vehicles.
- Gym, dining areas, and cozy cocktail lounge for short conversations.
Vacationing travelers and business professionals will benefit much from their stay at the Edison Hotel. Hotel rooms are great with a selection of queen beds or a standard double bed. They are specially designed for the practical and time-conscious traveler having in-room movies, internet connectivity, iron, ironing board, and blow dryer. Aside from their air-conditioned guestrooms, visitors can relax at the Edison ballroom.
For health enthusiasts, the gym is located at the 23rd floor, where sets of fitness equipment are accessible through a fitness assistant or instructor. For a more relaxing evening, a restaurant with sumptuous meals can be visited, as well as a café where a fantastic bar is situated. Business dealings can be done in the meeting room with facilities appropriate for this type of gathering. Business executives and entrepreneurs are given the appropriate service with the business center where they can do their stuff conveniently.
Reservation for all kinds of transport can be done within 24 hours. A shuttle service is available for guests that come from the airport and leaves the hotel once every hour. It is the most economical way to travel to the airport wherein a private transfer can be arranged anytime. For sightseeing purposes, double decker bus tours, helicopter tours, and harbor cruises are the means of transportation that will take you to famous destinations like the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty.
If hotel guests can not do various activities on their own, the Hotel Concierge Services could assist them in booking sightseeing tours, getting theater tickets, and restaurant reservations. In busy New York, you will need every help you can get especially if you are new in the area. It is nice to think that most of the things you have to do can include a form of assistance from the hotel staff. With friendly staff and room rate that is less expensive than average, the Edison Hotel will remain a top tourist stop in New York City.
Staying in Shape
The hotel management does everything they can to keep their services at a par with what their guests would expect. Nonetheless, different visitors of New York will definitely have their own idea of quality service and accommodation. Previous guests noted that the rooms have to be renovated. They further added that bathrooms were small and too warm. Some observed that water pressure was not enough, especially when they had to use the shower. Other guests were sad to state that the hotel staff at the reception and hotel café was unfriendly.
On the other hand, not all the reviews were negative. There are guests who confirmed the quality of facilities and service the Edison Hotel offers. All are one in saying that Edison Hotel’s location is superb. They said that the guestrooms were clean, and food at the Hotel Café is delicious. The hotel staff that served them was efficient and quick. For a traveler with a moderate budget, the good old Edison Hotel, which the great scientist personally lighted up, is a home away from home. It does not have the sleek structure and state-of-the-art facilities, but it can compete with the best in Manhattan.
Times Square has the reputation of having a high class crowd with the taste for the finest things in life. Edison Hotel offered simplicity and affordability in this part of the world. It is an old building that carries the enterprising spirit of its founders and current operators. An old structure serving people and earning big bucks at the heart of New York City is an idea that tickles the imagination of every enterprising individual.
Visitors who want to have fun in the Big Apple and do business at the same time can find a comfortable temporary abode at Hotel Edison NYC. Enjoy classic hotel service with a twist of what the modern world can offer. The hotel will give you a relaxing place to rest after enjoying the grandeur of every bit and pieces of New York. The Big Apple will never be the same without New York City hotels like Edison Hotel. It provides a glimpse of the past of Time Square, as well as opening the door to its future. These hotels are one of the foundations of New York City that makes it great in the eyes of the whole world. BOOK IT AT THE BEST PRICE NOW!