Posted April 1st, 2008, 11:55 AM
Last edited by WinterSky; April 1st, 2008 at 12:05 PM
We flew into Newark Airport and used the Super Shuttle
into the city for a cost of $38 (for two people) from the airport to our hotel in Time Square. You book your ride in advance and when you arrive at the airport, you pick up the 'blue' phone and let them know that you are ready. You will be asked to stay near the phone and a few minutes later, the driver comes in and calls your name. You then walk to the shuttle which is parked very nearby (just a short walk). You are then driven to the front door of your hotel.
For a hotel in New York, I would, without hesitation, recommend the New York Marriott Marquis in Time Square
. We booked the Romance Escape at this hotel for the night before our cruise on the Gem in March and it was wonderful. The package included a king bed room, champagne, a delicious dinner in 'The View'
(39th floor revolving restaurant), and an unbelieveable buffet breakfast in 'Encore'
. The package is pricey at $478 taxes etc. included, but well worth it if it fits your budget. A room without the Romance Escape package is about $279. Considering the cost of hotel rooms in New York, we found this hotel to be a great value and the service was excellent.
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 398-1900