New York City needs no introduction. Travelers and locals can find anything they want in the city, as New York is one of the most cosmopolitan destinations in the world. Get a taste of world-class restaurants, visit grand museums, or take in the city’s instantly recognizable and historic architecture. Stop in the Village for a drink at night, or head to one of the hot clubs in the Meatpacking District.
With so much to explore, you need to have a good base from which to discover it all. Check out this list of New York City boutique hotels that put you right in the center of the action!
Cosmopolitan Hotel – Tribeca
Located smack dab in the middle of one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city, the Cosmopolitan Hotel – Tribeca is surrounded by great restaurants such as Odeon and Locanda Verde, is relatively close to iconic NYC sites such as Battery Park and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. It’s also a boat ride away from the Statue of Liberty. Enjoy the Cosmopolitan Hotel’s chic rooms with flat-panel TVs, desks, and free Wi-Fi. Use the business center and 24-hour fitness center to get your work and workout done.
Just a few blocks away from Union Square, Hotel 17 is close to some top NYC neighborhoods such as Chinatown and Greenwich Village. This vintage Hipmunk hotel has European-inspired architecture and rooms with a classic touch, which also provide modern conveniences such as free Wi-Fi and LCD TVs. The neighborhood attracts a young crowd and plenty of NYU students, and for that reason its filled with hip restaurants, bars, and bistros.
Manhattan NYC (exAffinia Manhattan)
The Manhattan NYC, otherwise known as exAffinia Manhattan, is just a couple blocks from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Though it is a pricier option on this list, with rooms starting at $275 a night, it offers a great value for your money. With a stay here you get modern, spacious rooms, many of them with a terrace. You can also choose two-bedroom suites that are bigger than most local apartments. You also get a 24-hour complimentary CitiBike pass to explore the city in an eco-friendly way and a full-service gym. All this is a short walk from Times Square and Broadway.
The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel
If you want to be right in the heart of the city, The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel is your best bet. Stay close to the famous Museum of Modern Art and the theaters of Broadway to catch a show, and enjoy a luxurious, comfortable hotel with pillow-top mattresses and plasma TVs.
Omni Berkshire Palace
The upscale Omni Berkshire Palace overlooks one of the most amazing architectural sites in the city, St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Perfect for travelers looking for a calmer experience in New York, the hotel is close to enormous and relaxing Central Park, as well as the luxury shops on Fifth Avenue. Enjoy everything the area has to offer and then retire to the comfort of your elegant room, or upgrade to a suite with a separate sitting area.
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