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New York's Marriott Marquis Times Square Hotel

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New York City has a plethora of hotels to cater to any type of traveler. I had the pleasure of recently staying at one of New York’s icons, the Marriott Marquis Times Square. The hotel is situated right in the heart of Times Square located at 1535 Broadway. If you’re coming to New York for a Broadway getaway or a boys weekend, you can’t ask for a better location. Amazing theater is surrounding you and you’re steps from Hell’s Kitchen, a popular gay neighborhood. Want to go somewhere else? Virtually every train in the New York subway is a block away.

The lobby is located on the eighth floor, and even though the hotel is massive, the lobby was quiet and pleasant. I received welcoming service from the front desk agent who graciously upgraded my room so that I had a view of Times Square. After grabbing a Starbucks (there’s one in the lobby and on the ground floor), I headed up to my room, on the 36th floor. The glass elevators provided a speedy ascent and a great view of the property.

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