Rated 2 out of 5 by LBW1972 Late check in
I have been a frequent business traveller for 20 years. This is the first time in 20 years that I arrived at 11 am and had to wait 4 hours to check in. When I asked for help the lady behind the calendar told me that if I wanted guaranteed early check in then I should have booked the room 1 night earlier. I will NEVER stay here again. This hasn't happened to me anywhere else.
December 19, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jensin August 3, 2013
I have stayed at this property many times with no complaints, however I used my points on August 3, 2013 to book 1 night and the room was not ready to checkin to at 9:30pm. they offered free wifi but that was not good enough. I called hotel and left message with manager and they never returned my call. I used a lot of points (12000)to book this room and I was very unhappy.
October 17, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by carotta Housekeeping very poor
hi. When I arrived I noticed that all the surfaces were dusty -- days worth of dust. The table next to the chaise lounge was dirty -- someone had eaten dinner on it and left a mess and it was not cleaned up. There were also crumbs and debris on the floor. I rang housekeeping and they sent someone to vacuum the floor, but the table and other surfaces were never cleaned.
October 31, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jaime2013 Hotel was fine
Hotel was adequate and in a decent location. However, I prepaid the hotel on the Starwood website and then the hotel then billed me again. I have called to get this problem fixed but had to leave a message and the voicemail said they would return my phone call in a couple days. I frankly don't have time for this kind of irritation so I would recommend staying elsewhere.
March 18, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Donald Two unsatisfactory experiences in a row
Last time I stayed, the laundry service lost my favorite shirt. This time, I was given a bad room (#4201). The room is more like a meeting room than a regular hotel room. And the metal bottom corners of the bed are sharp. Hurt my left foot twice! My opinion is the room may be suitable for business meetings but not for hotel guests where we don't wear shoes in the room.
May 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by joanna71 concierge
Your concierge, Michael (not sure of his last name) is great. This was our second time staying at the Sheraton Times Square and he did an excellent job helping us to locate the places we wanted to tour. He provided maps, alternate routes, coupons, and his valuable opinion on what would be our best alternatives. He also made us feel very special by sending champagne and chocolate covered strawberries to our room.
July 22, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Tub2028 Tub Problems
The water pressure was great; however, the tub didn't drain well at all! Repeated calls and conversations didn't resolve issue. The hotel staff thought there was toilet and shower head problems - they were fine. Finally gave up asking - just took quick showers while standing in ankle deep water after a few minutes! Disappointing!
Also - staff walked in room several times without knocking in the morning.
July 22, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by nyclocal Noisy Bellhops
The most annoying thing about this hotel is ts bellhops blowing whistles to hale in taxis all day long and often very late into the night. The ear-piercing noise is very obnoxious, very loud, very persistent, totally excessive and unnecessary because a taxi stand is right there and bellmen could have easily used flashing lights or other visual means to flag down cabs.
April 7, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by NewYorkNewYork filthy hotel
There was a dried blood stain on one of the towels. The floor hadn't been vacuumed in weeks. There were coffee stains on the curtain, and smudges on the window. One day I rolled back the bedcovers, and discovered an empty, wrinkled pillowcase that had been forgotten there (dirty? clean?). It really made me wonder what else might be dirty in ways that are not visible.
August 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by stacym22 wonderful stay
Our room could not have been better...clean, comfy and INCREDIBLE view.
We upgraded to club level which was well worth it in NYC and the staff in club lounge was super pleasant.
Staff was very accommodating and friendly.
Excellent location...not right smack in Times Square but a few walking blocks from the crowds and also very close to Central Park and attractions.
July 9, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by MC1014 Service
I stayed over 40 nights at this hotel in 2012.
I have noticed that the service level has gone down in some areas and the upkeep of the rooms need a better job and more eye for detail.
The hotel is a great location for my work needs but I have been considering changing locations because of the service level i have been used to at this location. I hope they fix it !
January 24, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by StarwoodVeteran Slivers of Soap
We (two guests) were provided ONE bar soap in the shower and ONE at the sink for a 4-night stay. The bar soap in the shower was a mere sliver on the second night. While this may be acceptable for a ONE-night stay, it is not for a 4-night stay. Sadly, we had to make a trip to the front desk to have Internet credited even though we selected Internet over points.
November 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by StevePBoston Very, very hard working and friendly staff
Christmastime in New York. Very, very busy time, and stress is at an elevated level with shoppers and customers. I saw everyone from the front desk crew, to the bellman, to the Concierge, to the management display class, helpfulness, and smiles. Outstanding staff, excellent new, upgraded rooms at a fair price for New York. My first choice when coming to the city!
December 14, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by salvatore all aspects outstanding
Totally pleased with stay; room location and furnishings excellant.
Great location; ideal accesss to all points of interest.
Staff exemplary; day shift doorman off-duty responded to our need of .asistance for subway directions; extremely helpful in a most customer friendly manner
would most assuredly recommend hotel as #1 choice. WILL RETURN; GREAT STAY; THANKS!
April 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by tbay41 Excellent location, amazing food, great room, greater staff
Our team chose Sheraton for annual customer meeting. Food was the best I've had at a hotel and then some, hotel banquet/catering staff were VERY responsive, front desk & housekeeping as well.
It wasn't perfect - elevators VERY slow [full occupancy] and shower water pressure was so-so - but as close as you can expect short of paying $800+ for a 5* hotel.
December 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bobby7 granddaughter
overnight in nyc with our 7 yr. old gd. I have 2 issues as a gold member. first to charge $3.25 per bag to hold our bags for 2 hours after checkout I feel is tacky. Second , which is not up to the hotel, is that it cost $94 for parking for 1 day plus 3 extra hours. try to negotiate a better rate with the garage if you can. we otherwise had a great experience .
August 21, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by eamesser Location was great
Location was great but our toliet ran all the time because the stopper was broken and I had to stick my hand in the back and fix every time. Also the handle on the bath room kept falling off. So for what we paid I was not pleased with room for those reasons. Staff was friendly and helpful,
March 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BigBelo Great houskeeping staff
Houskeeping staff was outstanding, I do not know the person name. But we stayed in room 1606 June 25th-29th. My wife thought she gave me a $100.00 bill and I told her she did not. We left with our kids and went out all day. When we got back to the room, the room was cleaned. Before we went back out, I droped something on the floor in front of the bed. I noticed the $100.00 bill was leaning along the bed wood frame. The housekeeping team left it as it was. What a great staff to leave something like this and not take it. The staff person should be put up for employee of the month.
June 30, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by ash4 I would not stay here again
I did not have a good experience at the Sheraton on 53rd and 7th. First, the room was extremely small, allowing for no space to work at the desk. Second, the shower curtain in the bathroom had a very bad smell of mildew. I asked for it to be replaced, but it never was. Third, the walls are paper thin and you can hear everything in the other rooms.
December 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Karen826 Perfect Location
The hotel is located a few short blocks from Times Square and the Broadway shows. The subway is literally right out the door and can take you anywhere else in the city you would like to go.
Good size rooms for NYC. Beds are extremely comfortable. Vacuuming could've been better in the corners, behind furniture, etc. but other than that the hotel is great.
August 13, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Jimmye Disappointing
The room provided initially was unsatisfactory...dark, no real cupboard space. New room provided with tiny bathroom/dark no proper work table (which as a business person I need). Long wait for check-in. Was told I did not qualify for SPG check-in (not Gold Member) yet kids hardly out of school were attended to there!. Charged extra $150 for checking out at 3.30 PM. Only one agent at check-in/check-out long lines....yet SPG check-in dealt with kids (which previously I was told as as an SPG Member with 40,000 points I could not use).
July 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ckb17924 Very clean hotel
We loved staying at the Sheraton Times Square. It was very convenient to the attractions we wanted to see. The hotel staff was very friendly. The rooms and view were great.
July 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike0033 Great Location
Clean hotel located downtown New York City
April 27, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Marci11 This hotel is dirty and dusty
I stayed at the sheraton because I wanted to be in Manhattan. Unfortunately, I made the wrong choice. The room was extremely small and exteremly dirty, furniture dusty and feathers were flying around the room. The staff rarely answer the phone so it was difficult to voice my opinion. My daughter got worst after the first day. What a dissapointment!
August 21, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by SG55 Door slamming central
The doors to the rooms need to be re-configured. They slam loudly, and you can hear not just the adjacent rooms doors slamming, but doors all the way down the hall. In addition, the maid service was marginal at best (I killed a mosquito in the morning, and it fell into the bath tub; it was still there that evening, after the room had been cleaned).
December 16, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by DrMatt Exemplary Front Desk Staff for Gold & Platinum Members
The hotel is centrally located between Central Park and the heart of Times Square. The Theater District is easily within walking distance. The multi-million dollar renovation of the property is classy and sophisticated.
Do not expect an excellent experience dining in the property. The Hudson Market overcharges for a cold breakfast. They charged me $132.72 for four breakfasts that consisted of orange juice, cold cereal, and fruit. Perhaps, it was a mistake. Until I hear otherwise from the property, I can only assume this was correct. Also, one of the staff members of the Link@Sheraton Cafe was incredibly rude and aggressive when my family and I attempted to use one of the Cafe's unused tables to enjoy a baked good that we had purchased from a nearby bakery. There were plenty of other empty tables for patrons to use, if they wished. I was certainly taken by surprise that any staff member would speak to a Gold member, or any guest, in such a tone.
December 2, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by jwright Stay if you like to wait for elevators
This hotel is fine. Room and amenities were good. The elevator situation was, however, completely unacceptable. We waited at least 10 minutes on 3 occasions, and 25 minutes when we were ready to check out (~ 9:45 am on a Sunday). That combined with a 20 minute wait for a cab in front of the hotel almost caused us to miss our transportation home.
May 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Papa1123 Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel
I would thank everyone involved with making this an excellent experience for me and my family. Everyone went that 'extra step' from reservations, desk personnel to mgmt. The accommodations, service in the restaurant and hospitality as well as housekeeping were top notch, You were a team, a winning team and We thank You all.
Dennis D and family
July 1, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Richard27 Hotel was overbooked
When I tried to check in, the hotel said there were no rooms available because airline crews had not yet checked out. I've heard this excuse before, but to me, it's inexcusable. If you promise someone a room by checkin time, it should be there. As was, I had to go wait in the restaurant for two hours before my rooms was finally rady around 8pm.
May 21, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by NYCS In need of improvement
Black mold growing in sink and shower caulk
Shower curtain liner was missing
Conference area bathroom handsoap dispensers were empty
Elevators are slow to arrive when called
Elevators are loud, windy, and feel like they are falling too fast
Several elevator buttons were broken
Not clear what floor you are on when you get off the elevator
November 14, 2013