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The Gallivant Times Square

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234 West 48th Street, New York City, NY 10036-1540
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#417 of 524 hotels in New York City
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Excellent location in the heart of Times Square, steps from Broadway Theaters, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building and shopping. Guest rooms featuring, flat screen televisions, free local phone calls, in-room coffee makers, i-home docking stations, in-room safe. On-Site Fitness Center, Business Center, Conference Room and Two on-site Restaurants - Assorted room types, some with actual bunk beds.
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24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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English, Spanish
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Smd wrote a review Oct. 10
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The lobby is beautiful and the location is great. This is honestly the first time I’ve complained about any NYC hotel that I have stayed at. Then front desk charged my card 3 times for a security deposit. That is 600 held up pending for days now. They were less than sympathetic about it and said that it is my banks problem if it doesn’t get refunded quickly. I spoke to my bank right after it happened and it just is not true. The gentleman was very rude. The rooms are so close together and loud throughout the night with people constantly slamming doors. The door also doesn’t shut all the way so there is this bright beam of light. The elevators are insanely small so everyone feels strange going on together due to covid. It’s just not a great place. You should choose another hotel! Wish I did.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Candice M wrote a review Oct. 7
Roanoke, Texas11 contributions5 helpful votes
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Photos speak for themselves blood all over sheets - got bedbugs - needlessly want me to waste my valuable time rambling on more 200 character minimum blah blah blah what more is there to say still no refund
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Date of stay: September 2021
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JoseCavalli wrote a review Sep. 2021
Buenos Aires, Argentina9 contributions10 helpful votes
I came to NYC for 10 nights. I booked months in advance The Gallivant Hotel Times Square. I requested to have a mini-fridge in the room and I received a written confirmation for that. When I checked in the employee at the reception told me the room does not have a mini-fridge and he showed no evidence of willing to solve the problem even que I showed him the written confirmation. Also, he asked me for my credit card and blocked the amount of almost $1500 for the total stay. No hotel does that. On the second day, we came back to the hotel at 4pm and the room was not made. I called the reception and told me they were going to swnd someone. I waited half hour and nobody showed up. I went to the reception in person to see what's going on. I was told that there is only one person doing housekeeping and the front desk clerk couldn't find the cleaning lady. Additionally, all enployees show no interest on providing a good customer service. I see no smiles, no attitude. They are the worst. This is today and we have 8 more days before leasing. I regret from making a reservation at The Gallivant Hotel Times Square. This is worst hotel I've been to in the U.S. I recommend travellers not chosing this hotel. It's terrible!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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tomer wrote a review Sep. 2021
Haifa, Israel3 contributions1 helpful vote
The lights in the shower was flickering like it’s a party. The electricity near the bed did not work (as well as the room phone, of course). I manually connected the phone to a working power and was never able to get to the room service. Finally, when you check out, you can put your staff in the luggage room only at 11. So if you checked out before 11 they expect you to leave your staff in the room till 11, and then to come back at 11 to move them to the luggage room.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Chamidissa wrote a review Jul. 2021
Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia79 contributions17 helpful votes
It was my last 3 nights in New York including a very late arrival for the first night. All what I looked for was a hotel located at a convenient location on a budget. The Gallivant was just that. Front Desk Staff was very welcoming and efficient during the checking process. My room at the ninth floor was spacious enough for a comfortable stay. Complementary tea/coffee, good quality toiletries and adequate towels were available. Complementary internet was very good, and the large flat screen TV had good choice of news and entertainment channels. This hotel is all about location and convenience. Time square is just 100m. Broadway, Restaurant Row, Gift Stores, Restaurants, and shops all within walking distance. Subway station on the 50th Street was 5 minutes on foot. I did all my traveling from here using subway or the city buses except for onward and return journeys to the airport. Staff of the hotel were very helpful and welcoming. I observed them to be well experienced in the hotel industry. My stay at the Gallivant was very comfortable and pleasant experience.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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US$121 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western president hotel new york, best western hotel nyc, best western nyc, best western new york city, new york city best western, best western president new york
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
TRYP by Wyndham New York Times Square
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityTimes Square / Theater District / Theater District / Times Square / Midtown West / Manhattan / Midtown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
336
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Gallivant Times Square
Which popular attractions are close to The Gallivant Times Square?
Nearby attractions include Broadway (0.3 km), Times Square (0.2 km), and Come From Away (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Gallivant Times Square?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Gallivant Times Square?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Gallivant Times Square?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Gallivant Times Square?
Conveniently located restaurants include Frisson Espresso, K Rico Steakhouse, and Obao.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Gallivant Times Square?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Gallivant Times Square?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to The Gallivant Times Square?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (5.9 km), World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (5.9 km), and Hamilton Park (2.8 km).
Is The Gallivant Times Square accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.