Hotel Recommedations

Dec 1st, 2005, 11:04 AM
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Hotel Recommedations

A friend and I are going to New York at the end of January for 3 days. We will be going to see The Color Purple on Broadway. What hotels would you recommend? Neither one of us has been to New York and we will not be renting a car since the trip is for three days. Your recommendations are greatly appreciated.
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Dec 1st, 2005, 11:14 AM
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If you search this forum for New York hotels there are around 50 replies in the last couple of months. You will most likely find your answer there.
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Dec 1st, 2005, 11:20 AM
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Do you have a budget and do you like boutique hotels or larger chain hotels?
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Dec 1st, 2005, 12:26 PM
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I prefer larger hotel chains but I don't mind quaint hotels. I do have a budget but I am flexible- $100-250 per night is good.
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Dec 1st, 2005, 01:59 PM
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You won't find anything decent for $100 (short of bidding on Priceline which is an option if you're willing to share a bed). Look on for your dates. The Michelangelo is a great hotel in the theater district that sometimes is available for $199/night. Might be possible in January.

The Doubletree Guest Suites Times Square is another very popular all suite hotel in the theater district.

The Belvedere is a good budget hotel in the area, but in Jan. you should be able to get a nicer hotel in your price range.

If you want to try Priceline, bids for 4* in midtown west for $120-200 have been "winning" the NY Hilton, the Westin Times Square, the Marriott Marquis and the Times Square Hilton. These are all good, big hotels. Look on and/or for more info.

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Dec 1st, 2005, 02:24 PM
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100-250? Can you go higher than that? If not, you'll be staying in NJ, Queens or Long Island for that price. I highly recommend the Marriott right on Broadway in Times Square. it's about 350 though. The coutryard by LaGuardia is around 150 I think. It'll be hard to find anything below 200. There are some really nice hotels in SoHo, but they're not chained.
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Dec 1st, 2005, 03:56 PM
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PrinceJ -

I think you're a litttle confused. The OP is going in JANUARY - rates will be way down - and with Priceline a 4* room under $200 should be easy then. (The prices you're talking about are for high season- not low.)
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