A trendy hotel in New York City that has been transformed into migrant housing has become a hot spot for drugs, violence and underage drinking.
The Row NYC hotel, located in Times Square, no longer offers rooms to the general public but is now home to thousands of illegal aliens.
The upscale hotel houses a fitness studio, gourmet food market, and an internet lounge.
According to manager Gustavo Rosario of a bar across the street, the 1,300-room hotel “doesn’t look good.”
“It doesn’t look good. Now we open the window, and if they are smoking marijuana, all the smoke [starts] coming inside. People get uncomfortable,” Rosario said.
From The Blaze:
A migrant father staying at the hotel said, "Come around 9 or 10 p.m., it’s crazy. People [are] drinking aguardiente and smoking weed outside all night since we can’t bring that in. The police have come and pushed them out some nights so now they gather at the corners." The father added, "I've seen 12-, 13-year-olds drinking and smoking outside — a lot of the Venezuelan kids with the men."