The Gallivant Times Square

New York City - Manhattan, USA

8 K reviews
Fair budget hotel. Good for sightseeing and close to the city center.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Radio
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Lounge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Set menu lunch
    • Set menu dinner
    • Number of Pools
234 West 48th Street New York 10036


This hotel is centrally situated close to Times Square and Broadway. Countless restaurants, bars, shops and links to the public transport network are to be found within the immediate vicinity. LaGuardia airport is 15 km away.


The hotel was built in 1930. The accommodation offers guests a total of 334 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a cloakroom and a safe. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Additional facilities at the accommodation include a newspaper stand. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Additional services include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. There is also a safe. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. The daily newspaper is laid out for guests in the the rooms. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. The establishment offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The hotel offers attractions including sport and entertainment opportunities. The accommodation features a pool. The establishment offers travellers a variety of leisure facilities, including a gym (for a fee).


Guests can choose options including breakfast, lunch and dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Superb location. Fabulous location of this hotel. Fabulous location.

    "Great location." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Close to public transport and the train." "So-so car access and parking." "Parking should be cheaper."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Poorly designed sink. Hallways were dirty. Relaxed atmosphere.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Relatively modern hotel." "Entrance area is ok." "Stylish hotel." "Luxurious Hotel." "Fine for a budget trip." "Good for traveling with friends." "Good choice for a city trip."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Thanks to hotel management. Unfriendly staff. Worst front desk staff.

    "Relatively friendly and professional service." "Reception and management are fine, but housekeeping is below average." "Concierge service is average." "Booking process should be better organized." "Room service could have been improved." "Good restaurant service." "Good bar service."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Free wifi in the rooms. Charged extra for wifi usage. Wifi worked well.

    "WiFi is good value." "Wifi quality could be improved."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Stained pillow cases. Floor was dirty. Dirty towels.

    "Bathrooms and rooms are untidy." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast can be improved"

    Too expensive for breakfast. Cereal stale. Dirty coffee cup.

    "Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    Hallways horrible. Floor was dirty. Filthy hall.

    "Hotel buildings could use some improvement." "Elevator in need of updating." "Facilities and entrance area are okay." "Beautiful architecture." "Lovely terrace and fairly nice grounds."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Broken A/C. Stained pillow cases. Furnishing disgusting.

    "Rooms are unclean and small, with subpar A/C and minibars." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Decent rooms with okay views and beds." "Rooms lacking maintenance, with poor quality kitchenettes, furniture and TV's." "Shower can be a problem." "Nice balcony."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Broken A/C. Stained pillow cases. Faulty air con.

    "Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." "Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds."

  • Wellness Area
    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved"

    Gym facilities don't work. Gym is tiny. Fitness room was tiny.

    "Poorly reviewed fitness area."