Sep 6, 2011
This is the pearl of NY. Amazing location, great rooms and staff. The service was above my expectation. This is by far the best hotel that I have ever stayed at, I would recommend this hotel strongly.Was this review helpful?
Aug 14, 2008
Not friendy to New Yorkers Went for anniversary dinner. All aspects of service, including seating depends on whether you are a guest of the hotel. When asked for rm number, we responded that we live in neighborhood we were told we had to wait for hotel guests who get first choice for dining and drinks. (We were dressed to the 9's) Important to note that only 1/4 of tables had diners. Not friendly to NATIVE NEW YORKERS. Shame on them!!!!!Was this review helpful?
Nov 4, 2011
The view is amazing, but the WiFi rate is ridiculous! $15 for an hour. In Europe Mandarin offers complimentary internet!Was this review helpful?
Nov 10, 2011
I stayed at the Mandarin as a guest of the Norman Mailer Center as a writing award recipient, and, as a lower middle class public school teacher, I have not been treated with such tender care since I was in the hospital with double pneumonia in the second grade. People who complain about $15 internet fees when they can afford to stay in five star hotels sound just a wee bit spoiled, and, clearly, are accustomed to a lifestyle that most humans on this planet never experience. I loved the Mandarin, felt somewhat guilty about eating complimentary chocolates and wearing a Turkish cotton bathrobe while looking out on Central Park from the remarkably comfortable suite on the fortieth floor, and found the people who worked there to be the most professionally gracious people I have ever met. I would recommend this hotel to anyone, but, even more, I would recommend to the malcontents who indulge in complaining that they try to see the world from a different window occasionally than the one with the entitled view.Was this review helpful?
Jun 4, 2011
it was off the hook but i have found it cluttered other than that it was absolutely beautiful great view and the view i guess it made it for all thatWas this review helpful?