Top Reasons to Stay at the W New York Times Square
Times Square is one of New York City's most famous areas. This neighborhood has gone through many changes over the decades, but it has always been one of the focal points in one of the world's greatest cities. Times Square is centered around the the West side of Manhattan, extending from 42nd to 47th Streets on 7th Avenue. The W New York Times Square Hotel allows guests to get the most out of this exciting neighborhood.
Prime Times Square Location
To enjoy all of the entertainment, shopping and other attractions of Times Square, it's best to be situated in a hotel that's right in the middle of the action. The W New York Times Square is located on Broadway, one of the most famous streets in the world. Guests have a bird's eye view of all the spectacular lights for which Times Square is renowned. Broadway plays, nightclubs, restaurants, shopping and other attractions are only a few short blocks away. Some of the attractions that are near the hotel include:
- Broadway Theater - Broadway is practically synonymous with great theater. The W New York Times Square is close to many legendary theaters where the latest musicals, dramas, comedies and other performances are shown daily.
- Restaurants and Nightclubs - Times Square is full of great restaurants and places where you can hear great live music or see stand up comedy. Some of the area's most popular clubs include The Copacabana Times Square, Tonic Times Square, Caroline's Comedy Club and B.B. King's Blues Club.
- Shopping - There are a multitude of places to shop near Times Square, from large mega stores to small independent gift, jewelry and electronics shops. Some of the larger stores nearby include Toys “R” Us, Phantom of Broadway, Disney Store, New York Broadway Gifts and much more.
- Museums and Attractions - Some of the attractions near Times Square include Discovery Times Square, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.
- These and many other attractions are only a few short blocks from W New York Times Square.
The W New York Times Square is a boutique hotel that has a variety of amenities. It allows guests to be comfortable and able to enjoy all kinds of luxuries while being very close to all of the attractions of Times Square and the rest of New York City. Some of the hotel's leading features include:
- Luxurious Rooms - There are several classes of rooms from which to choose. Room amenities include high speed internet access, LED lights, flat screen TV, 350-thread count sheets, goose down pillows and comforters and much more. Cool Corner Rooms, available on floors 26 through 57, provides incredible views of Times Square. Wow Suites occupy some of the hotel's top floors. For the ultimate in luxury, the Extreme Wow Suite is on the top floor, featuring 1200 square feet, including a large dining room and views of Broadway.
- Fitness Center - FIT is a state-of-the-art fitness center that helps guests stay in shape during their adventures in New York City. The club is equipped with both weights and aerobic equipment.
- The Living Room - The Living Room Bar & Lounge features gourmet food, cocktails and a glamorous retro design that includes neon lights and elaborate murals that evoke memories of the Times Square of years gone by.
- Pet Services - Pets are welcome at W New York Times Square and there are grooming and dog walking services to accommodate people who bring their dogs.
The Best View on New Year's Eve
Times Square has what may be the most famous New Year's Eve celebration in the world. For most attendees, however, it's a challenge to get a good view in the middle of the crowd. Around one million people gather here each year to watch the ball drop at midnight on December 31. Millions more watch this event on TV around the world. Along with the ball drop, there are fireworks and lots of live entertainment.
This is a free event with no tickets to buy. However, those who wish to attend are advised to arrive in the afternoon if they want to get a good view. This is not a problem, however, for guests of the W New York Times Square. People staying at this hotel will be able to enjoy amazing views of the celebration without the inconvenience of having to arrive at the scene hours in advance or having to push their way through huge crowds.
The Best Place to Stay Near Times Square
Times Square, known as the Crossroads of the World, is one of the central drawing points of New York City. Even with the many changes the neighborhood has undergone over the years, it remains one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. The W New York Times Square allows guests to enjoy the utmost in comfort and luxury as they take in the many sights and attractions of Times Square.