The Casablanca Hotel, located right at the heart of Times Square in New York City, is a 44-room luxury boutique hotel that has quickly become a favorite among travelers. Inspired by the romantic movie “Casablanca”, its sophisticated décor and comfortable guest rooms are only outdone by the incomparable service by its highly-professional and gracious staff.
It really comes as no surprise that the Casablanca Hotel has beat out 434 hotels for the top spot in the Top Rated NYC hotels by TripAdvisor.com members and was also voted the #1 Best Times Square Hotel by CitySearch members in 2007.
The whole Casablanca Hotel features Moroccan décor and guest rooms and mini-suites. Offering the best in comfort, style and service, the Casablanca Hotel aims to provide their guests with the utmost in privacy and hospitality.
Classic Room: approximately 225 square feet of living space with one full size bed, can accommodate up to two people. The bathroom features a standing shower.
Deluxe Room: approximately 250 square feet in size, this room features one queen size bed and can accommodate up to two people. The bathroom features a bathtub with standing shower.
Premium Room: approximately 275 square feet in size and features either one king size bed or two double beds. The room with one king size bed can accommodate up to two people, while the room with two double beds can accommodate up to two adults and two kids. The bathroom features a bathtub with standing shower.
Mini Suite: approximately 375 square feet of living space with either one king size or two double beds. The bathroom features a bathtub with standing shower.
Included in the hotel’s room rates are: 24-hour complimentary refreshments served in Rick’s Café which includes daily breakfast buffet, wine and cheese reception every evening, coffees, teas, cookies and fruits served throughout the day, free Wi-Fi and passes to the New York Sports Club which feature cardio and strength-training equipment; aerobic, cycling and body-sculpting classes; and sauna.
All of the hotel rooms are soundproofed and come with the following amenities: a work/dining table, air conditioning, two-line speaker phones with modem hookup, conferencing and voice-mail facilities, down blankets, 100% Egyptian cotton linen, safe suitable for laptop, slippers, iHome alarm clock for iPhone or iPod, TV with 45 premium digital cable channels, CD Player, FM stereo, and DVD player. Additionally, each bathroom features amenities such as Signature bath robes, Baroness Cali bath products, telephone, and hair dryer. Cribs are available upon request.
Good things do come in small packages, as evidenced by Casablanca Hotel. Although a small boutique hotel, it is brimming over with complimentary amenities which contribute to the warm, welcoming atmosphere that guests continue to praise:
- European Style deluxe continental breakfast buffet served every morning
- Cappuccino, Cafe Au Lait, Espresso, Cookies, Whole Fruits served all day
- Soymilk or gluten-free bread (available upon request)
- Wine and Cheese Reception in the Reading Room every evening
- Selection of local and national newspapers
- High speed wireless Internet throughout the hotel
- 24 hour computer stations with printers
- passes to NY Sports Club
- DVD library films featuring New York City, plus DVDs of Broadway Shows and a selection of kid’s favorites.
- Access to Rick’s Café 24 hours a day
- Access to the Blue Parrot Courtyard
- Room service from Tony Di Napoli Restaurant
- Discount parking next door
- Concierge Service
- Same day laundry/dry-cleaning
- Limousine/sedan arrangements
Rick’s Café serves complimentary breakfast with coffee and a variety of teas every morning. As an added bonus, guests are allowed to invite a family member or friend for breakfast, compliments of the hotel. Those who wish to dine in the comforts of their own room can opt for in-room breakfast.
Tony’s di Napoli serves family style platters of well-loved Italian dishes that are good for 2-3 people. The restaurant also offers room service for Casablanca Hotel guests.
Casablanca Hotel guests will never go hungry, with the hotel’s exclusive offering of complimentary wine and cheese from 5pm to 8pm, and complimentary tea, coffee, cappuccino, espresso, café au lait, and cookies and whole fruits that are available 24/7.
Ideally located at Times Square, Casablanca Hotel is only a stone’s throw away from Broadway, the Fashion District and many others. What’s more, everything is accessible right from the hotel by subway – the 42nd Street station connects to almost every train line. Cabs are also found everywhere and those who want to, can book car services through the front desk.
- Times Square
- Hard Rock Café
- Museum of Photography
- Theatres: Nederlander, New Victory,& Roundabout
- Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
- Bryant Park/New York Public Library
- Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
- Planet Hollywood
- Dave & Busters
- Grand Central Terminal
- M&M World
- Caroline’s on Broadway
- Diamond District
- Museum of Modern Art
- Rockefeller Center/Top Of The Rock
- St. Patrick’s Cathedral
- Radio City Music Hall
- Sony Wonder Technology Lab
- American Girl Place
- Empire State Building
- Intrepid Museum
- ABC & NBC Studios
- Madison Square Garden
- Late Show with David Letterman
- Chelsea Pier
- FAO Schwarz
- Lincoln Center Performing Arts
- Metropolitan Opera House
- Tiffany & Co.
- Frick Collection
- Museum of Natural History
- Columbus Circle
- Guggenheim Museum
Curious as to how a small boutique hotel has come out the number 1 as ranked by travelers worldwide? Then book a room at the Casablanca Hotel Times Square and see for yourself.
Casablanca Hotel Times Square
147 West 43rd Street
New York, NY
Telephone: (212) 869-1212
Toll Free: 888-922-7225
Fax: (212) 391-7585