Location This hotel lies at the heart of New York opposite Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, the Empire State Building and Macy's department store. This hotel is surrounded by various shopping facilities, bars and restaurants and is thus the ideal base from which to explore the Big Apple. A diverse nightclubbing scene is located only 1 km away and the nearest stop for local public transport is only a few steps away from the hotel building. La Guardia Airport is 14 km from the hotel. Facilities The hotel was built in 1919. Guest accommodation comprises 1700 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. The upper floors of the accommodation can be accessed by lift. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. Additional facilities at the establishment include a newspaper stand. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage (for a fee) or in the car park (for a fee). Available services and facilities include room service and a laundry service. A bicycle hire service gives guests the opportunity to explore the surrounding area independently. The business centre is on hand for guests' business requirements, and offers a fax machine. Rooms Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating, a kitchen and a bathroom. The carpeted accommodation units feature a double bed. Cots are available for younger guests. There is also a safe. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi (for a fee), contribute to a great stay. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer and bathrobes are available for everyday use. The accommodation offers non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms. Meals Guests can choose options including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Payment All major credit cards, including American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard, are accepted for payment.