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Bielefeld, Germany
Reviewed 6 September 2007

Simple hotel, a lot complain about the location, but myself and my wife had no troubles with it, enjoyable 4 night stay there before jetting off to SF. Penn station just a 5-10 min walk away made this more than adequate location wise. Room was clean, staff helpful. Recommended.

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culiacan
Reviewed 2 August 2007

this hotel was the only bad experience when i went to NY the hotel is terrible the location is TERRIBLE is sooo far to downtown and we are not the only ones with complain almost avery guest had the same opinions and plus around is ery scary at night full of homeless seriously DONT STAY IN THAT HOTEL your gonna...

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Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 25 July 2007

If you’re staying here for business at the Convention Center then you will really like that it’s a short 1-2 minute walk down the street. The surrounding area does look bad, but I have stayed here for a week four years in a row and I never had any problems. Other than the Convention Center there really isn’t much around...

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1Thank Mel R
Ohio
Reviewed 18 July 2007

The Hotel was clean, the staff was very helpful and kind. The location is the biggest problem. It is a pretty long, walk to the subway or Times Square. The neighborhood is not the best, but I wouldn't really say it was bad. I don't recommend it for a first timer. We didn't have the noise problem at night but...

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1Thank Chambie
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 13 July 2007

This hotel is absolutely awful. Stay at Motel 6 before this place. The previous reviews are very accurate. It is situated on 38th st very close to the convention center. I booked this hotel on priceline for $70/night. This is a great price for NYC and always book with priceline as I have never had a problem with any of...

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5Thank muffinmilo
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 5 June 2007

This was by far the WORST hotel I have ever stayed at in my entire life. I walked in and was first greeted with a terribly hot and muggy lobby area, that lacked any a/c whatsoever. My room was on the second floor, and even though I asked for non-smoking and was assured that my request was honored, my entire...

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4Thank Krant
jacksonville, florida
Reviewed 3 June 2007

The location is terrible. Across the street from a 24 hour cab leasing and auto repair shop, down the street from a carriage horse stable (lovely smell of horse urine) and next to noisy train tracks. We `were there May 29 thru June 2 of this year and NYC was very warm. No A/C in the lobby, vending machine out...

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6Thank kennoon
oakland, ca
Reviewed 3 June 2007

Location and rooms are as described in other reviews: a healthy walk to Times Square and fine, small rooms. In fact, the superb cleaning of the room on a daily basis is the only reason I'm not rating this as terrible. Two of the desk clerks were rude bordering on hostile. We were not told when we checked in of...

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7Thank jamesallio
Scotia, NY
Reviewed 1 May 2007

I've stayed all around the city in just about every area using Priceline (so you never really know where you will end up). Got a great deal on this place...just for a one night stay. I was going to a concert with a friend (another woman) at MSG so we didn't really care where we were...as long as it was...

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Springfield, MA
Reviewed 20 March 2007

Stayed at this hotel on March 17 with 2 other couples for one night. Hotel is off the beaten path in the middle of a somewhat industrial area, but we had no problems with the location. If you don't mind walking (which it seems your always going to walk in NYC anyway), this was a good location. We actually walked...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just half a block from the Jacob Javits Convention Center, the Magnuson Convention Center Hotel is a short 10-15min walk from Times Square,the Theater District, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, Port Authority, and other major attractions and transportation hubs. Amenities and Services Provided: -Complementary American Style Hot Breakfast Buffet -Complementary Wi-Fi -Business Center -Tempur-pedic Beds in every room -Shared Shuttle and Taxi service TO the Airport (Fees Apply) -NYC Attractions and Tours (Fees Apply) -Safety Boxes in all rooms -Iron and Ironing Board -Hair Dryer -Shampoo, Conditioners, Soap, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Convention Center Hotel

Address: 522 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018-1104 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel)
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Hell's Kitchen , Manhattan
Price Range: €106 - €278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Convention Center Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Best Western Hotel New York City
Best Western Convention Center Hotel
Best Western New York City
New York City Best Western
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“Don't think there is any difference between the rooms besides the size of bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 315JasonH, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother with the view. Just get the cheapest room available.”
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“Ask for rooms away from elevator. Since elevator can be slow you can take stairs if you have a room on lower floor.”
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“Take ear plugs or maybe get a room on a high floor.”
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“Not a room on the side of the train”
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