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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally OK hotel. Be prepared for a small room. The king bed we had barely fit in the room between the furniture. We were there for a show at Javits and struggled to get two people (husband and wife) 2 suitcases and a couple boxes of show supplies into the room without stacking on everything. Generally clean, and had a... More 

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Thank Jason H
MCCHRelationsManager, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: As you know, This is a standard property and the rooms are clean and cozy even without any luxury amenities but we have all the basic ones in the room such as coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer etc. plus the temper-pedic mattress, an additional add on to our guest's comfortable need. With our variety choices... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant stay here for 5 days breakfast amazing although very busy room standard but very comfortable hotel very helpful always happy to help amazing guy called mike books trips and advises safest places to visit hotel a bit far out but shortest taxi ride from Times Square would definitely stay here again

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Thank zowie b
MCCHRelationsManager, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: It has been our pleasure to be at your service and we are looking forward to having you staying with us again soon. Sincerely yours, Annie Chen General manager More 

Kontich, Belgium
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42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did searched a good hotel, with close by access to the metro and busses and close by to the center such as time Square, central park, … So, we ended up in this hotel, when entering the hotel, I did see quite quickly that this was an old hotel, unfriendly staff. The room was old, carpet on the ground,... More 

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Thank Patrick H
Annie C, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: As you know, This is a standard property and the rooms are clean and cozy even without any luxury amenities but we have all the basic ones in the room such as coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer etc. plus the temper-pedic mattress, an additional add on to our guest's comfortable need. With our variety choices... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great location, great service and great breakfast. Our room was small, but we asked for a king bed in NYC. I expected it. The room was clean, well equipped with coffee, hair dryer and towels. The staff was very friendly!!!

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Thank Monica S
Annie C, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: It was very delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay with us this time. Thank you for your comments and your business! We are looking forward to hearing from you again soon. Sincerely yours, Annie Chen General manager More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good enough for a short business trip. Convenient to the Javits center. Clean and TINY rooms. Common area is small but serviceable. Breakfast is good enough to fuel you until lunch and then you can concentrate on why you're in NYC in the first place.

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Annie C, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: It has been our pleasure to be at your service. As you know, This is a standard property and the rooms are clean and cozy even without any luxury amenities but we have all the basic ones in the room such as coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer etc. plus the temper-pedic mattress, an additional add... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a VERY mediocre, shabby in need of restoration, basic but not cheap hotel! We paid $289 for one night....assumed it would be of a decent standard. Should have walked the 5 blocks to a chain hotel for the same price.

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MCCHRelationsManager, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We are really sorry that we did not meet your standard during your stay here. As you know, This is a standard property and the rooms are clean and cozy even without any luxury amenities but we have all the basic ones in the room such as coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer etc. plus the... More 

Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I had traveled to New York on a solo trip. On a positive note the hotel was doable for price at time of booking. I found my own transportation to the hotel via private town car from airport. The hotel was close to several sites and not far from 9th ave where you can hail a cab easily. The room... More 

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MCCHRelationsManager, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: This is a standard property and the rooms are clean and cozy even without any luxury amenities but we have all the basic ones in the room such as coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer etc. plus the temper-pedic mattress, an additional add on to our guest's comfortable need. With our variety choices of breakfast, this... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Just back yesterday from NYC & stayed in Magnuson Convention Centre. Fourth time to NYC & stayed in Times Square in past. Hotel is small & basic but has all the amenities you require as you are never in hotel. Only criticism is the bath towels, they were a rather washed out white & this really creates a poor impression... More 

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MCCHRelationsManager, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

This is a standard property and the rooms are clean and cozy even without any luxury amenities but we have all the basic ones in the room such as coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer etc. plus the temper-pedic mattress, an additional add on to our guest's comfortable need. With our variety choices of breakfast, this would bring... More 

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50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

It's a small room (what else, its NY!) but clean and complete with an iron, hairdryer and bathtub. It's a small business hotel and the price is ok considering its location. Street is basically safe, close to bus stops & subway. Complete with a full breakfast.

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Annie C, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate your positive review. It has been our pleasure to be at your service and we are looking forward to hearing from you and your friends again soon. Thank you for your comments and your business! Sincerely yours Annie Chen General manager More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Service was good and the hotel is in good position, 10min from subway. BUT If you want to wake up every night by a train that passes near the window and beeps like crazy. If you like a small, old place that costs more than 5 star hotel in vegas. If you love towels with lipstick, hair and other weird... More 

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Annie C, General Manager at Magnuson Convention Center Hotel, responded to this review

This is a standard property and the rooms are clean and cozy even without any luxury amenities but we have all the basic ones in the room such as coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hair dryer etc. plus the temper-pedic mattress, an additional add on to our guest's comfortable need. With our variety choices of breakfast, this would bring... More 

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just half a block from the Jacob Javits Convention Center, the Magnuson Convention Center Hotel is a short 10-15min walk from Times Square,the Theater District, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, Port Authority, and other major attractions and transportation hubs. Amenities and Services Provided: -Complementary American Style Hot Breakfast Buffet -Complementary Wi-Fi -Business Center -Tempur-pedic Beds in every room -Shared Shuttle and Taxi service TO the Airport (Fees Apply) -NYC Attractions and Tours (Fees Apply) -Safety Boxes in all rooms -Iron and Ironing Board -Hair Dryer -Shampoo, Conditioners, Soap, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Convention Center Hotel

Address: 522 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel)
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Hell's Kitchen , Manhattan
Price Range: $161 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Convention Center Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Best Western Hotel New York City
Best Western Convention Center Hotel
Best Western New York City
New York City Best Western
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“Don't think there is any difference between the rooms besides the size of bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 315JasonH, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother with the view. Just get the cheapest room available.”
 of 5 bubbles steveL9834JJ, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms away from elevator. Since elevator can be slow you can take stairs if you have a room on lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ScreennamePDX, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take ear plugs or maybe get a room on a high floor.”
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“Not a room on the side of the train”
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