Rated 5 out of 5 by NYRangers Great staff
I just had a great experience at the W Times Square. I booked 8 rooms for my friends 40th birthday party. Everything went off without a hitch. The entire staff (Jenna in particular) went above and beyond to make sure we had a terrific time. Having stayed at just about every Starwood property in NYC the W Times Square is now on the top of my list.
January 31, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Mk1000 Housekeeping carts
Is it typical to store your housekeeping carts around the corner of the elevators by the rooms. Seems like you would have better storage areas. Starwood beds are typically very comfortable but my particular mattress was indented and needs to be replaced.
May 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by JBS1005 Very nice location and excellent music
It is a excellent envoiroment, good location and music.
May 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by redhd55 Best choice in the Theater District
We have stayed at many hotels in the Times Square area but this was our first visit to the W Times Square. The W is now our first choice for future trips into the city. The staff of the hotel is first rate and engaging from the street to the desk to the bell staff to management. Every single member of the staff made our needs their business.
May 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bob1970 Staff was awesome
Took an earlier flight at last minute for our anniversary wknd, and sent email request for early check in. We arrived at 930 am and room was ready and waiting. Back to room after dinner and bottle of champagne was waiting for us. The staff exceeded our expectations and would definitely recommend.
November 20, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by DocLove Good Hotel if you want Times Sq & get a good price for NY
I am a platinum member so I tend to get upgraded quite a bit. This hotel like many Starwood properties runs from very nice rooms to OK with a view of a building next door. I've been fortunate to get the Times Sq view in an upgraded room many times. There are some good restaurants and lively night/day life here. The service is ok not great and the front desk tends to be packed so it takes a long time to check in out or to get another key when they don't work. They have a good gym /its split into two separate rooms that are not well signed but you can get a good workout in.
November 11, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Julia4511 Manager made our weekend memorable
Even though the staff was dealing with post hurricane recovery efforts, Patrick, the manager, made our stay a memorable one. It was my daughter's 16th birthday and there were cupcakes and fun W-themed gifts waiting in our room upon arrival. My daughter was thrilled. The hotel and the location are great!
November 5, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Lee8133 Needs updating
When I stay in a four star hotel I expect a certain level of appearance and amenities.The furniture, carpet, and tile in bathroom worn looking.Hotel needs a major face lift.Perfect location ,staff more than accomadating to make sure my stay was pleasant.I will return to this hotel when it is updated.
February 23, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by NYC2015 Worst ever stay
The rooms were in a dreadful state - looking tired, dirty, hair on the floor, dust everywhere. Elevator noise is present in 90% of the rooms. Always having to queue to see someone at reception. A "not-my-job-attitude" by hotel staff. Shocking.
November 29, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MrBleev Good Experience @W
As always the experience at W Hotel was wonderful.
Thanks to all!
May 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by candlou Very happy, But
We were very pleased with our stay at the Times Sq. W. My only concern was the lighting in the elevator.
My old eyes had a problem with finding the floor numbers., On my next visit I will bring a flashlight, then everything will be perfect.
October 24, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Dsch Dirty Rooms
I stay at W hotels most of the time that we travel, I was surprised when I walked into the room. The desk had water rings and finger prints on it. The bathroom and shower looked like they were not cleaned (hair and dust everywhere).
October 8, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Jonok69 Worst Hotel Experience... Ever.
My wife and I rarely get away together and were excited about going to NYC. We've stayed in other W Hotels so we thought it would be a good choice. It was not. When we arrived and checked in we noticed immediately that the bathroom had not been cleaned and there were actually p*bic hairs from another guest all over the shower and bathroom floor. There was mold in the shower, the carpets were stained. The windows were very dirty. We asked that it be cleaned and left for several hours so it could be done. When we returned... the room had still been untouched. We left again and when we came back the room was "cleaner, so we started to unpack. When I opened the closet door to hang our clothes I was surprised to see drycleaning bags with several nice suits hanging in our closet... they had delivered another guests clothes to our room. On another day we left the room at around 8am and didn't return until almost 6pm... we walked into the room to find that they had not cleaned for the day... no towels...a mess. Overall, it was a very poor experience and we won't be back.
September 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by NapaNorth Great Stay with Family
We just returned from a two night stay at the W New York Times Square. Our stay was wonderful. The staff are what made this stay so enjoyable. The room was very nice, the atmosphere lively, but the staff were a true highlight.
December 2, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by JayR Surprised at reception
The check-in staff were actually quite rude. Being it was a saturday night, I can understand their stress level but I stay in SPG hotels for months at a time during the year and I expected better courtesy and friendliness.
January 28, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by marc12376 Lack of cleaniness
Room not clean, especially the bathroom. rusty bathroom table, staff at the bar, which is not operated by W, not responsive at all.
After our stay, I emailed the General Manager, who called to apologize and offered us a voucher for 2 nights at the hotel.
I just received it: there are so many strings attached, room category pre-defined (What if we'd like to stay in another category? Do we need to change rooms?), applies only on weekends and blackout days apply. Funny, as SPG has no blackout days.
Very disappointed and yet another opportunity for a WOW experience missed.
April 18, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by SunnyAdi Surprised - not very good
I like SPG properties but didn't find the W to be very good, and that was a surprise. Seems unusually low quality to qualify for an SPG property.
Although the lobby was very very good for a drink, the rest of the hotel and services didn't meet expectations. The room was old, the lounge chair in need of overhaul - with scuff marks on it - seemed like a second hand buy. The low water pressure in the shower made it unsatisfying and gave the feeling that water supply was about to get shutoff. Housekeeping didn't replenish bathing supplies for 4 days, didn't clear the paper/boxes from dry cleaned clothes from the closet, one day, simply left the iron and ironing board out in the room instead of the closet...and needless to say, the 1 small complementary bottle of water seems to indicate cost-cutting at the expense of quality and customer satisfaction. I don't think i will return to that property given so many other options in New York.
May 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Catldy My Nephew had a ball
Well he graduated from high school and came for a visit, of course I took him to NYC for a getaway and to claim his bragging rights!!!
He had his own suite and a grand view of Times Square, Im a great Aunty...
July 5, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Ryan3 Fabulous Location - Disappointed with Room and the Acura Experience
The hotel is gorgeous and is right in the heart of Times Square. Some rooms can view the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
We stayed in a Fantastic Suite which had 1 & 1/2 bathrooms, but unfortunately, both had paint on the floors. The door to the 1/2 bath hit the toilet and the wall mounted sink slanted forward so everything rolled off of it. The door to the separate bedroom didn't stay closed.
At the front desk, we requested the sofa bed be made and it wasn't done.
Contrary to the hotel website, you can't make reservations for the Acura Experience, It is a first come first served basis and there is only one car.
December 3, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by HappyTraveler99 Excellent Hotel, Awesome Staff!
Visited for anniversary. The staff is AMAZING. Hotel is in a great location. Room was perfect. Bed was Wonderful. I would highly recommend this Hotel to anyone wanting to have a memorable time in NYC.
November 9, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Lizzie1027 Designer forgot what room was for
There is only 1 small drawer for clothes and a smallish closet so plan to put your clothes on counters or live out of your suitcase. There is no clock to alert you in neverland. The bathroom has no towel or clothes hangers except for a low hand towel bar, the shower allows a paltry flow of water and the sink moderne is a lovely big dish with a fancy side handle which is impossible to accurately adjust for temperature, so go with scalding or cold. It was nice to lie on the lounge by the window, but a blanket would have been great! The bar has very uncomfortable seats, hard and built for looks, though service was good. We repaired to a local bar.
December 16, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by WILLIAMB Just lacking
Disappointing stay where my platinum upgrade was to the New Jersey view corner room with the ice machine next to it. Very "on trend"... for the NYC visitor / bridge and tunnel crowd.
May 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Clarity Bravo! Bravo! Bravo!
I've traveled all over (both stateside and abroad) and I've stayed in many hotels, both boutique properties and large chains, but I have to say that this was one of my best stays ANYWHERE!
The property is beautiful and chic and the aromatherapy that hits you as soon as you enter helps you to shake off the hustle and bustle of Times Square, which is literally steps from the front door! There were also several events for guests held in the hotel, including a Social Networking event, and we had a blast! (Oh yeah, the drinks at "The Living Room" are fantastic!)
The hotel is walking distance to many of the Broadway shows and great restaurants, as well as Caroline's comedy club and other attractions.
What topped off our stay is the fact that we were made to feel extremely special by the Whatever/Whenever team, particularly Patrick & Katiana. They were beyond pleasant and a joy to deal with and they, along with the rest of the staff, helped to leave a lasting impression on behalf of W Hotels.
I can honestly say that when I return to NYC, this is absolutely the place that I will stay! Hats off to the W Times Square!
July 4, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by AOuvier Anniversary Trip
The Staff @ the Time Square Location went above and beyond to make my wife and I's 11/yr Anniversary one to remember. They paid attention to every details.
January 28, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Wnoble Did not work with me for a good outcome
Booked room inadvertently via third part. Ask if there was anything they could do to help me earn Starwood point and the G.M. said no. I found out my colleague was given the daily Starwood points you can get as a bonus for platinum members as a courtesy.
Also, dresser drawers are at the floor and inconvenient, and lobby/elevator smells like cheap perfume 24/7.
Will never return. I should have stuck with my regular Starwood hotel I always use for business when in NYC.
May 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by crazy4travel Don't let the tourist location deter you
This hotel will always be a favorite of mine because of how well they handled a power blackout in NYC several years ago; the staff didn't skip a beat and did their best to keep everyone comfortable under the circumstances. (Thankfully this is one of few hotels in the area with backup power to run basics such as elevators and hallway lights.)
But on subsequent visits, the service has also been excellent.
As long as you get a room high enough up, you should have a great view no matter which way you face or room type.
SPG members are generally treated very well, but it is a popular hotel so I can't say they will always have an upgrade for you.
February 5, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Brenda49 The hotel locaiton is great
The location is great. The subway, restaurants and major banks are just minutes away from the hotel. Taxis are everywhere.
December 2, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by NicolHay Great Location!
We had a terrific time at the W! The location of the hotel was awesome and the service was great too!
January 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by alibee1 Upscale stay
Swanky NYC at it's best- stylish rooms at a NYC scale. Trendy. Fantastic restaurant Blue Fin and perfect location!
November 16, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by santri1969 Great W experience in the heart of Times Square
Have stayed at this W many a times and enjoyed it. Good SPG benefits, awesome location, highly recommended.
August 1, 2013