NYC Hotels: Where Not To Stay In The Big Apple


hotelVisiting New York City can be a stressful and overwhelming endeavor in many respects-it’s expensive, it’s enormous, and it’s crowded. What you spend on a hotel will help decide what you can spend throughout your vacation, so you want to make a smart choice. That is, unless money is no object, in which case, why are you reading this article?

The Big Apple saw a record number of visitors in 2010. People keep on coming, and we’ve got hotels for days. It’s a lot to consider.

Rooms don’t come cheap, but on the other hand they’re unimaginably tiny. Welcome to New York! As you sign the astronomical bill for the room in which you can brush your teeth, use the toilet and iron your shirt all at once, you can feel proud that you’ve experienced life as a true resident does. And then there’s that bedbug thing you’ve heard about, which is very, very real. And a whole host of other issues, like noisy neighborhoods, proximity to restaurants, shops and transportation, non-proximity to things that are awful, such as the Garment District.

We can’t exactly tell you where you should stay, but we can certainly tell you where you shouldn’t.

Click here for the list.

{CBS Local/}