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New York Hotels and Apartments
New York Overview
Hotels and Apartments
New York is quite expensive, but you can find a selection of accommodation choices from luxury to budget if you know where to look. If splashing out is not a problem, there are endless boutique and luxury hotels on offer in the trendy neighbourhood, Lower East Side. Luxury properties come with spacious rooms with large windows, stylish communal lounges, onsite restaurants and bars. Renting a serviced apartment is a popular choice with tourists, who look for more space, flexibility, privacy and self-catering facilities. If you are on budget, why not book a serviced apartment with kitchenette, in a lovely building and live like a local, enjoying a homey feel. So, the variety of New York accommodation choice will surely suit every particular taste and can also fit in your budget. There may be a specific district/neighbourhood of the city that you’d love to experience but wherever you choose to stay make your break to New York extra special with world-class attractions and exciting activities.
About New York
The metropolis is a must-see city for its dynamism, diversity, history, food, culture and nightlife. New York City consists of five boroughs and at its centre is Manhattan, which is amongst the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. The major landmarks in the city are skyscrapers like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, the lush Central Park and neon-lit Times Square. Visitors come here for business and to explore its vibrant culture as the city is epicenter of the arts, distinct dining scene and irresistible retail therapy. Overall, the city in every sense is feast for all.
Every neighbourhood in the city offers a distinct version and everything can be found in the same place from the hundreds of year-old Jewish delis in the Upper West Side to the winding cobblestone lanes of Greenwich Village and to the best way to explore them is to walk its streets. To see the heart of New York, head to Brooklyn, offering fantastic dining, drinking, shopping and entertainment opportunities and of course some of the best river views amongst the five boroughs. It is easy to get around owing to the extensive subway and public bus services throughout the city. Plan your trip in advance to get cheap flights and hotels in New York City or book with us to get the best available deals.
Where to stay
The sheer diversity of accommodation in New York City is hard to beat. Deciding where to stay will be an important decision since you might end up spending most of your budget in accommodation. Whether it is theater, art, nightlife, or food, New York City has neighbourhoods for almost every interest. Excellent family hotels in NYC are spread around Manhattan while the Midtown area hotels are best for sightseeing. Other popular neighbourhoods where you can find good choice of NewYork hotels include Upper East Side, the Meatpacking District, the Lower East Side and Brooklyn. Plush hotels in New York offer elegant and charming rooms, suites, and world-class amenities that exude luxury and modernity all at once. If you want something in budget, look for self-catering serviced apartments in New York which are fully-furnished and offer a home like stay.
Things to do
There is an endless list of things that you can enjoy during your holiday to New York City. And no place delivers such unforgettable experience like NYC does. The museums and galleries like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art house combined with a plethora of galleries around the town, showcase stunning collections and put on spectacular exhibitions, which offers a beautiful visual experience. Other attractions in the city are- enjoying breathtaking views of the Central Park from Top of the Rock, the Empire State Building and One World Observatory. You can also watch thrilling performances at Lincoln Center and Barclays Center. Visit High Line, which is an elevated park-a beautiful place to enjoy lush greenery. Families travelling with kids can spend a day at the Coney Island, which is a beachside playground offering amazing vintage rides.
You can’t miss the after dark action when in New York as the city’s nightlife scene is vibrant, fashionable and electrifying. From the latest DJ parties to chic lounges to renowned clubs, NYC’s nightlife venues on offer suit every preference and price cap. Some of the best clubs in the city can be found in Bushwick, Brooklyn, which is home to an extensive selection of late-night venues which has huge popularity with young crowd, looking for best clubbing options. Bossa Nova Civic Club, Good Room and Black Flamingo are some of the best dance clubs in the town. Rooftop bars in NYC are a specialty as it offers an ideal setting for sipping a laidback drink while enjoying the glittery skyline of the city. If you seek something different apart from drinking and dancing, check out the evening performance of The Metropolitan Opera, or if you’re a cinephile watch movies at the city’s only non-profit cinema.
Where to eat
New York City’s multi-cultural heritage can be well explored through it gastronomy. There are innumerable restaurants to eat the quintessential New York City classics and international cuisines including Chinese, and Korean fare. The popular food that you must try in the city is pizza, bagels hotdogs, spicy chicken sandwiches, cookies and ice-creams. Eat Bagels at Absolute, pizza’s in Roberta’s, hotdog at Nathan’s Famous and Doughnuts in Dun-Well Doughnuts. You can also find a huge selection of restaurants all around the five boroughs, offering casual fried chicken to fresh seafood to Caribbean cuisines, prepared by trained chefs. Some of the popular restaurants in the town are Upland, The Four Horsemen, Wildair, Polo Bar and more.
Whatever retail you fancy, you’ll find it all in New York in the bustling stores across the five boroughs. From premium luxury apparel, books, tech, gear, bags, accessories and more, the selection on products on offer will make it difficult for you to decide where to begin with. In this global shopping capital, everywhere you turn there is always something new to discover. The city is filled with many big retailers, department stores, luxe designer flagships, and cool indie boutiques. The luxury giants like Bergdorf’s and the new downtown Saks to avant-garde stores like Dover Street Market, stock up some of the coolest international labels alongside the products designed right in NYC. When in the city make sure you spend a day shopping in Brooklyn, Madison Avenue and the Fifth Avenue so that you don’t miss out on any great deal. In Support Of, Barneys New York Downtown and Fivestory are some the few big stores in the city from where you can expect high fashion and super high prices.
- Nearest airports: John F. Kennedy international Airport
- Flight time from UK: 8 hours
- Transfer time from airport to town: 1 hour
- Language: English
- Currency: US dollars