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The Rink At Rockefeller Center, New York City

Categories: Entertainment Centers, Fun & Games
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4.1/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
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  • and you saw this place so often you are desperate to go. Prices are high, there are a few eateries nearby for mom and grandpa to sit while you and the kids go round, and round and round. Smaller than ...  read more »
  • The rink bar lounge surrounded by skyscrapers and busy traffic a quite unexpected oasis of peace and of bodily pleasure offers: the deeper, large open air restaurant radiates not only southern flair with marble walls, sculptures and water features. In addition to the dining area there is a drink and appetizer area with large, comfortable armchair Islands and surprisingly reasonable prices for excellent drinks and food with very attentive, friendly service.
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  • I was twice - each with a daughter at the age of about 8 years. Both are small skaters and it was their dream (and also the one of the parent) to run the children there. We have booked the VIP package with the igloo lounge. So, it has not so many people at least during the breaks... On the ice, however, is not much more than driving in the district, since it is just crowded at most times. The VIP package is quite expensive but OK: very friendly staff, spacious area with benches, free hot drinks, water and biscuits... Sometimes, even Santa Claus on the ice - and if the children are not too heavy, they be lifted also by him from behind. That was an experience! Pure by the location here: again and again! If also crowded and expensive...
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  • For all those suckers out there, Rockefeller Center Skating Rink is the most magical one yet! And if you really don't think so; you're CHEAP. I've skated here for quite some time considering I've lived here 15 years. The ice is smooth if you come noon to late afternoon. Everyone skates at night, so it's your fault for waiting 8 hours in line. Bring your own skates for sanitary reasons. Tata I ❤️ NYC!!!
  • Worst experience ever. You would think the professionalism would be high especially in the city of New York, but that night when I bought two VIP tickets for my son and I, everything was unbelievably nothing even close to decent. The Zamboni machine was broken so the ice surface was completely like road dirt. Then regarding the rink attendants, what a bunch of show-off college kids they employ. All they do is yell around and skate arrogantly showing off their own skills, hazardously. My son is a competitive figure skater (11 years old), and he got yelled at several times just doing his own stuff safely. He knows what he is supposed to do and not to do in a public ice skating rink having been professionally trained for years. Would not recommend. Go somewhere else where you won't get ripped off.
  • Very over priced! Lovely area and would be good fun to have a go. A must see and do in New York! Lovely spot to take photos and of course reminisce about Home Alone 2. Make sure you visit at night, absolutely stunning!
  • Do not waste your money, the ice was horrible and it was no wonder that everyone was falling. As for the skates, they might as well be rubber boots with bits of metal on the bottom. The blades were horrible and I couldn't even skate. Not to mention the dreaded toe picks. The toe picks are actually what caused me to fall as you have to keep your weight on your heels. Also there was a random circle of plastic that dug into my ankle the entire time I skated. The ice was the worst and we got on right after they zambonied! If you have never skated before this might be fine but if you have even been to a rink before this, you will understand how much of a scam this place is. Please do not spend the $50 it takes to skate here. It is not worth the money.
  • Bring your own skates, the rental skates are pricey, and they are horrible.
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