As the New York socialite saying goes, ‘get you a man who can do both’. If that’s what you’re looking for, the Knickerbocker is your man – well, hotel. Nestled among the bright lights and hustle of Times Square, it’s right in the heart of all the Midtown action, yet it’s a sanctuary from the craziness outside. This was our second stay at the Knickerbocker and we were excited to return.
So let’s get the challenges out of the way. Unfortunately, as on our first visit when the hotel had just opened, the staff’s aloof approach to service (which we had assumed may have been a teething problem) had not gone away. After a long flight, this doesn’t make a great impression, but once we’d shrugged off the big-city attitude, the only way was up. Waiting in the St Cloud Rooftop bar for our room to be
6 Times Sq, New York City