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Mid-Range Hotels?[edit]

Are $400/night rooms "mid-range," even in the Theater District? If so, what's a "splurge"? I find this especially odd, seeing that restaurants where you can get a meal for as little as $10 are listed as "Mid-Range," too. I would think of Grand Sichuan and probably Ariana, too, as "budget" restaurants, which in New York essentially means anything around $25 for dinner or less. $5 for dinner is another category: Really cheap. Mid-range for dinner to me would be in the $40s and $50s per person.

Michael 06:52, May 06 2006 (UTC)

No, you're definately correct. $400 a night is a splurge. NYC is an expensive city, but it is possible to reserve rooms between $100 - $200 and I would consider that Mid-range, especially for NYC. Go ahead and change that. Also, Michael do you have an account? If you plan on contributing to Wikitravel often consider getting an account and all you have to do to sign your name is place four of these ~~~~ after your message. - Sapphire 03:01, 6 May 2006 (EDT)
I moved 2 of the hotels to splurge. I kept the HGI as mid-range, because it's generally less expensive than some of the mid-range places. I put the Carnegie Deli and Vice Versa as mid-range. As for the Carnegie Deli, any place that sells $20 sandwiches doesn't seem "budget" to me -- you can definitely do cheaper in that neighborhood. At Vice Versa, a meal for two (w/o wine) came to $75, which again doesn't qualify as budget. The $10 items are available for the penny-pincher, but I think the category should be based on the typical meal, not the low end of the range. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Jonboy (talkcontribs)
The typical meal cost at Grand Sichuan is $20-25 for lunch or dinner. I consider that cheap, especially given the quality and quantity of the food.

Michael 02:22, Nov 06, 2006 (EDT)

Removed listings[edit]

The URL in this hotel listing is broken, and a Google search isn't turning up much. I'm not sure it is still in business:

  • Regency Inn & Suites, 215 West 34th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues), [1]. Complimentary morning newspaper and continental breakfast.  edit Eco84 23:47, 6 February 2010 (EST)

This one is "temporarily" shut down. I guess we'll see how temporary that is: Eco84 12:27, 25 September 2011 (EDT)

  • Big Apple Hostel, 119 W 45th St (between 6th and 7th Aves), +1 212 302-2603 (, fax: +1 212 302-2605), [2]. checkin: Noon; checkout: 11AM. Both single-sex and co-ed dorms available. Linens provided, towels available for a fee for dorm guests or complimentary for guests staying in private rooms. Free wifi or $2 for 20 minutes use of internet kiosks. Luggage storage and safety deposit box available, but there are no private lockers in the dorms. Kitchen and coin laundry available. 24 hour reception, no curfew. Maximum stay is 21 days. Dorms from $34.10, private rooms from $105.88.  edit

Guide Status?[edit]

I think this article should be upgraded to guide status. Sumone10154 17:35, 17 January 2011 (EST)

It's close, but I would like to see some overview paragraphs for "See", "Do", "Buy", "Drink", and "Sleep". LtPowers 09:35, 18 January 2011 (EST)
Is it mandatory for sections to have overview paragraphs to become guide status? I noticed several other guide articles that are missing alot of them (such as Manhattan/East Village and San Francisco/The Avenues. Sumone10154 13:13, 18 January 2011 (EST)
No, I don't think it's mandatory, but it's something I'd like to see versus a plain list, especially for "See" and "Do". LtPowers 15:24, 18 January 2011 (EST)
I still think this deserves to be a guide. Can anyone else comment? Sumone10154 15:35, 20 January 2011 (EST)
I'll have to demur. The most important component of guide status is completeness. The Theater District is a big section of the most dense and wealthy urban area in the country, and this article doesn't have a single restaurant in the splurge category! While this is not the part of the city I am most familiar with, my strong hunch is that the eat and drink sections (and likely buy as well) are very underdeveloped. --Peter Talk 23:26, 22 January 2011 (EST)