United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report An overnight stay in NYC to see 2 shows

Jump to last reply

DH and i had not been to a Broadway show in ages, so we thought we would extend our family visit in NJ with an overnight stay in NYC to see 2 shows, a Tuesday evening and Wednesday matinee performance. We stayed at the Hyatt Times Square, a property that recently opened in .Jan. The location was perfect for our purpose, 45th St. between 6th and 7th Ave. The room were an adequate size for 2 people, with a refrigerator and coffee maker. The bathroom was decent size. The room was clean and comfortable with a gorgeous view of the NY skyscrapers. (We were on the 21st floor).. My only complaint about the room was that there was not a closet or hangar in the room, only a wall hook to hang clothes in the bedroom. Valet parking was $60/ day which was convenient on arrival, but not at check out. It took us 35 mintes to get our car from the time we called for it. We were told it should have taken 15-20 minutes.

We wanted to see 2 musicals so we chose Newbies for Tuesday night and Jersey Boys on Wed. We printed out discount coupons for both. We bought the tickets for Jersey Boys at the box office on Tuesday for the Wed. matinee. On Tuesday afternoon we tried to use the printout discount at the box office for Newsies, but they told us that not only was the discount not good for the entire week (it was school vacation week), but that they were sold out for Tuesday night. We were going to get tickets to another show when I decided to take a look at what was on the board at TKTs. Sure enough, Newsies was up at 30% off, so we stood in line for about 45 minutes and got 2 single tickets, for Tuesday night, both perfectly situated in the front of the orchestra and front of the mezzanine. We enjoyed both shows.

After the matinee we made a quick stop at a highly recommended place for soup, Hale and Hearty, on 54th and 8th Ave, and at a bagel place called Pick a Bagel to bring home some really good NY bagels. We left the city at 5:30 and were home in 4 hours, after a very enjoyable 2 days.

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 St Patrick's renovations
  2. 2 Trip Report New Casual Italian/Pizza Restaurant, via Danny Meyer: MARTA
  3. 3 The reason for choosing Anti Aging serum Is Ok Or Not?
  4. 4 Trip Report A Week in Naples Florida--Much Ado About Food (and Wine)
  5. 5 Escape cold in mid-Feb (4) nights from Michigan
  6. 6 Boston Uber shenanigans? Fake airport fees
  7. 7 where in 'Charleston' would you winter?
  8. 8 Chicago- The Godfrey hotel or the Hotel Burnham????
  9. 9 4 week family trip ideas
  10. 10 Dining in Manhattan
  11. 11 Did Interstates ruin travel in America?
  12. 12 ideas for roadtrip through Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado
  13. 13 Road trip next summes...Suggestions ?
  14. 14 Is It Possible - One Post for MT, UT, WY in a Week?
  15. 15 From Seattle airport to the city
  16. 16 General Utah planning questions
  17. 17 A trip to the SW: Not rushed, do it all, perfect time of year.
  18. 18 Protecting yourself when using VRBO
  19. 19 Washington and Oregon Fall vacation 2015
  20. 20 need two stop-overs from LA to Santa Fe, NM
  21. 21 Arthritis and Humidity where to live?
  22. 22 New York City Christmas Trip
  23. 23 Las Vegas to Grand Canyon, February
  24. 24 Washington - North cascades trails (Goat Lake and others) okay in winter?
  25. 25 Colorado Skiing
View next 25 » Back to the top