Friday, December 25, 2009

Pennsylvania Hotel of New York

401 7th Avenue At 33rd Street
New York

The hotel's midtown Manhattan location provides guests with convenient access to all the city's attractions and major shopping areas; only one block away from Madison Square and Macy's Herald Square. It is the most popular hotel with the
international traveller on a budget. (0207/MR).

This landmark hotel was built in 1919 and is one of New York City's largest hotels. The style of the building is typical of the architecture during this time.

The hotel's rooms vary in size from a medium to large. Many rooms are very basic and however some rooms have been renovated in modern, simple style with light green/neutral colors.

There are two restaurants at the hotel.

The lobby is extremely large and bustling with activity, grand enterence with high ceilings and marble floors. It has recently undergone renovation and has been restored to its former traditional style. The lobby also has a newsstand and gift shop and restaurant.

As one of the five largest hotels in Manhattan, the property holds an impressive history and offers an excellent Midtown location directly opposite Madison Square Garden and Amtrak's Penn Station. The hotel was built in 1919 by the Pennsylvania Railroad and designed by the renowned firm of McKim, Mead and White, which also completed other landmark hotels in New York City such as Columbia University and the United States Post Office on 8th Avenue. The hotel's location on 7th Avenue at 33rd Street is also within walking distance of the business, entertainment and fashion districts, including Macy's, the Empire State Building, Times Square and the Jacob Javits Center. In fact, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is central to many attractions and events.

Area Details

* 30 kms to the airport (jfk)
* 16 kms to the airport (la guardia)
* 5 minute walk to the nearest metro station (1, 2, 3, a trains(34th street))
* 1 km to the nearest station (pennsylvania r.r. st)
* 5 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
* 1 km to the nearest fair site (jacob javits conv. center)


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Pennsylvania Hotel is one of best hotel in New York. It is located in prime area. It is famous for its corporate services.

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