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57 out of 100

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RIU Plaza Manhattan Times Square

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8.7

Good (12,961 ratings)

New York City, United States - 

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140 m Times Square

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140 m Broadway

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350 m Rockefeller Center

Hotel Overview

**RIU Plaza Manhattan Times Square** is a hotel located in New York City that aims to provide guests with a memorable experience. Situated in a bustling area, it offers easy access to famous attractions and amenities. Both positive and negative reviews have been shared by past visitors, providing a balanced view of what to expect.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Property

Service

  1. Excellent Location: Ideally situated for tourists wishing to explore the city's iconic attractions.
  2. Modern and Clean Rooms: Guests appreciate the modern amenities and the cleanliness of the rooms.
  3. Friendly Staff: The hotel staff is noted for being helpful and friendly, enhancing the overall stay experience.
  4. Good Value: Many have found the hotel to offer good value for its location and amenities provided.
  5. Comprehensive Facilities: The hotel offers a range of facilities, including dining options and a fitness center.
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Area for improvement

Accessibility

Kitchen

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  1. Noisy Surroundings: Due to its location, some guests have reported disturbances from street noise.
  2. Small Room Sizes: A common critique is the smaller than expected room sizes, which might not suit everyone's preferences.
  3. Issues with Room Availability: Occasionally, guests have reported delays in check-in due to room availability issues.
  4. Limited Dining Options: Despite having onsite dining, some guests have desired more variety in the dining choices.
  5. Additional Charges: There have been mentions of unexpected additional charges, which could affect the overall value perceived by guests.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

Gym

Gym

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RateScore

Total 12,961 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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4.4/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

130 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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booking

8,640 Reviews

8.6 / 10

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expedia

2,386 Reviews

9.0 / 10

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google

1,111 Reviews

4.4 / 5

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tripadvisor

694 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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1,111+ People Are Talking

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Location was mentioned 569 times

4% Negative90% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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jorost931 month ago

We had a great 4 night stay at Riu Plaza Manhattan Times Square. It is really well located to walk to lots of locations within Manhattan - we could actually see Times Square from our room. It is of course a really busy area as soon as you get out of the lobby, so not for you if you're are looking for somewhere a little quieter. We didn't have breakfast so cannot comment, but there was usually a decent line for the lifts to breakfast every morning as in other reviews. We had no issue with waiting for lifts, we were on the 22nd Floor and never waited more than a couple of minutes to go up or down. Large area for secure luggage storage which we used on our last day. Good Wifi, helpful staff. There is a damage deposit payable on arrival which was not an issue and I think fairly standard. ||The room was great and plenty big enough for 3 of us, lots of towels, spare bedding, storage space for luggage and a safe. The bathroom area had a strange semi transparent door though (only able to see shadows through, but still felt a little strange!). Everywhere was immaculately clean. I would definitely stay here again.

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Debbie Cashmareck1 month ago
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Everything was wonderful. We were on the 35 floor and had no issues with elevators—ever. Also the breakfast was vast and delicious—I admit it’s weird to have to check in for breakfast on 1st floor and then be escorted to the 5th floor (where the breakfast service is located) but the system works. We went down around 7-7:30 am each morning and had no issue or wait for breakfast. Bag check is very convenient as well. My only issue or suggestion would be to provide a way for guest who have checked out—but still have bags at hotel, to have use of a restroom after retrieving bags or while enjoying the grab and go area. No restroom facilities in the lobby area is my only complaint. Excellent location for subway, dining, tourist attractions. Would definitely book again.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 656

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Number of floors 47

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 2021

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

8

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72

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57

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Times Square

140 m

Broadway

140 m

Rockefeller Center

350 m

5th Avenue

420 m

Central Park

910 m

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Getting around

49th St. Station

Nearby

Grand Central

Nearby

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Airports Nearby

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

16 km

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Restaurants

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

280 m

Little Italy Pizza

140 m

ICHIRAN

Nearby

Oceana

280 m

Havana Central

210 m

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

48 out of 100

Risky

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Safety

Crime

57

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

57 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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79

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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57

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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53

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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47

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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57

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

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Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

50 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

57

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Mugging or robbery  49/100

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Car theft  40/100

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Car break-ins  48/100

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Home break-ins  41/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

53

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Physical attacks  48/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

54

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  53/100

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Drug problem  60/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.2 - $3.3

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Coffee

$2.8 - $7.5

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$14.1 - $37.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.6 - $2.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.5 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$73.6 - $188.6

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$10.4 - $28.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9.4 - $14.1

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.9 - $4.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$119.8 - $135.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.9 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$37.7 - $80.2

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$24.5 - $282.9

Weather In New York City

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.57

PM1014

53

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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