Yes, hotels near Penn Station are stuck in an area that seems to be the part of New York City that the glamor stick forgot to hit. It retains the dingy and decrepit patina from the 1980s—but it’s for this reason that many die-hard New Yorkers still love the area. And it is easy to hop on public transportation to nearly anywhere in the city, and you’re right next door to the limelight of Times Square and the best restaurants near Penn Station. And it's within walking distance to excellent ‘hoods like Hell’s Kitchen, NoMad and Chelsea, some of New York’s top destinations.
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