New York

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New York

Come to the “Big Apple” for a taste of many different types of urban culture in the heart of this world-famous metropolis.

New York is a city built by people who arrived here from all over the world. With over eight million inhabitants, it is a melting pot of diverse cultures and peoples, and divided into five boroughs: Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan.

The Statue of Liberty welcomed many millions of the “huddled masses” from the Old World to the New and it continues to stand proudly overlooking the city’s harbour. Different cultures abound and can be seen in many parts of the city. Chinatown and Little Italy offer the finest genuine national cuisine, while the music and art of the African American community and the creativity of the Harlem Renaissance can be found in that very part of the city. Another example is Borough Park in Brooklyn, which is home to a large Orthodox Jewish populace with a very distinctive culture.

Visit the bright lights of Times Square, experience the hustle and bustle of Grand Central Terminal, or take a day out to enjoy the peace and quiet of the verdant oasis that is Central Park. On a more serious note, visit the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, Ground Zero, to remember the thousands killed here in 2001.

One of the tourist hotspots is the Midtown East area, containing the iconic Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, the Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building and the New York Public Library. Stroll around the trendy East Village, enjoy the stylish arts scene in Brooklyn or people-watch on the Upper West Side: this is where the movers-and-shakers live. The city is also a huge centre for the arts with some fantastic institutions, such as the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Opera and, of course, the best theatres and musicals in the world on Broadway. Many of New York's attractions are covered by the New York Pass: a fantastic way of saving money without missing out. To get a bird's eye view of the city, why not book a Big Apple helicopter tour?

The celebrated subway is the best way for a visitor to get around – get a MetroCard and top it up regularly to travel around the maze of lines over and underground.

Another one of New York’s many nicknames is “the city that never sleeps” – and it’s well-deserved. Bars and nightclubs keep their doors open long after dark, so there’s plenty of opportunity to dance the night away.

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Row NYC
Row NYC
4 out of 5
700 8th Avenue, New York, NY
The price is €87 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
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Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
The price is €111 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps away from Times Square, Broadway and Minskoff Theater. Shubert Theatre and Richard Rodgers Theatre are also within 5 ...
3.5/5 Good! (5,271 reviews)
"It is a great location."

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2021

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M Social Hotel Times Square New York
M Social Hotel Times Square New York
4 out of 5
226 W 52nd St, New York, NY
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €133 per night from 15 Nov to 15 Nov
This family-friendly New York hotel is located in the entertainment district, steps away from August Wilson Theater, Broadway Theatre and Ed Sullivan Theater. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (791 reviews)
"Something which was unique and noticeable was the cleanliness. The staff were so nice and friendly and helpful. Love having breakfast in the hotel, every thing was fresh. So relaxing and enjoyable sitting at the bar or on the deck and have a drink! Every where in the hotel was very clean. It is close ..."

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2021

M Social Hotel Times Square New York
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Radio City Apartments
Radio City Apartments
3.5 out of 5
142 West 49th Street, New York, NY
The price is €112 per night from 19 Oct to 19 Oct
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Times Square and Radio City Music Hall. Rockefeller Center and Broadway Theatre are also within ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,452 reviews)
"Very friendly, they clean my room every day, love to back to stay late"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2021

Radio City Apartments
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
3.5 out of 5
312 West 37th Street, New York, NY
The price is €170 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Times Square, Madison Square Garden and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Macy's and Shubert Theatre ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,670 reviews)
"Great location, good value, perfect for families"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2021

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31 Street Broadway Hotel
31 Street Broadway Hotel
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is €135 per night from 19 Oct to 19 Oct
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue, Herald Square and Empire State Building. Macy's and Madison Square Garden are also ...
2.6/5 (440 reviews)
"didn't like to pay $14 tax when I got there. would rather it all be upfront so I know what to expect. didn't mine the shared bath and shower down the hall. Loved the sink, fridge and stove top in the room."

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2021

31 Street Broadway Hotel
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