Opposite Central Park, the bright lights of the big city illuminate the theatre district of Broadway and iconic Times Square. A popular place to stay for those planning on catching some live entertainment, plays and musicals, you'll find a wide range of budget, standard and luxury accommodation options both here and to the west of Sixth Avenue. This bustling tourist area is also located within walking distance of a number of other major attractions and some iconic shops and department stores.
Across the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, New York City's borough of Brooklyn is home to a melting pit of cultures as well as a number of popular attractions including the famous Coney Island amusement park, Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Renowned for its sporting achievements, Brooklyn is also home to a great range of modern accommodation options, many enjoying views of the waterfront and Lower Manhattan.
One of New York's most iconic tourist attractions, Central Park is a stunning inner-city sanctuary that offers 843 acres of gardens and attractions including a number of lakes, a zoo, a castle and even an Egyptian obelisk as well as designated 'quiet zones' the most popular of which is the John Lennon tribute, Strawberry Fields. An exclusive range of accommodation is offered around the perimeters of the park offering picturesque views of the gardens and city.
Renowned as New York's artistic centre, Chelsea is home to hundreds of studios and galleries and the neighborhood is known for its vibrant visual arts community. There is some interesting nightlife here has well as a number of historic attractions such as the High Line park and Chelsea Piers complex. Located in West Manhattan, Chelsea offers a deluxe range of accommodation options, many of which overlook the famous Hudson River.
Manhattan's musical heart, the East Village and Lower East Side is the ideal place for a night out with a wide range of live music and dining venues on offer. From poetry to musicals, punk rock to jazz and everything in between, the 3 blocks of St Mark's Place offer a huge range of bars, shopping and dining ideally positioned within walking distance of a great range of modern, affordable and luxury accommodation options.
Located approximately 19km southeast of Lower Manhattan in the borough of Queens, John F. Kennedy International Airport is America's busiest international passenger airport. Offering a convenient range of accommodation just metres from the airport as well as minutes away in the suburbs of Ozone Park, Jamaica and Queens Village, these hotels are ideal for those flying in late or with an early flight out.
Across the East River in northern Queens, LaGuardia Airport is a waterfront facility located on the Flushing and Bowery Bays. Surrounded by the neighborhoods of Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and Astoria, the airport offers an affordable range of nearby accommodation that offers easy access to the terminal. Ideal as a stopover for those flying in on late night or red eye flights, this convenient range of accommodation is also ideal for visitors with early morning flights.
Home to some of New York's most popular landmarks and attractions, the Midtown East and Grand Central regions also offer an equally great range of accommodation options. Ranging from absolute luxury to basic, affordable accommodation and everything in between, these hotels are within walking distance of icons such as the Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Madison Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Station, 5th Avenue and the Diamond District.
Opposite some of the city's most popular attractions, Midtown West also offers its fair share of sightseeing including the famous Madison Square Gardens as well as the Winter Garden Theatre, World Wide Plaza and Macys. The corner of 9th and 47th marks the beginning of Restaurant Row offering the nearby accommodation options plenty of shopping and dining opportunities as well as some with views out over the Hudson River.
Across the Hudson River in the metropolitan area of Newark, the Newark Liberty International Airport is bordered by Elizabeth and New Jersey, overlooking Newark Bay. Approximately 25km southwest of Midtown Manhattan, the busy airport offers an affordable range of accommodation surrounding its terminals and are the ideal place for spending the night when you're flying in late or need to be on an early morning flight.
Once the industrial centres of New York, SoHo and Tribeca are now known for their high-end shopping, dining and art galleries as well as the home of the World Trade Centre memorial. Also home to Chinatown, Little Italy, Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village and a number of other attractions, the wide range of accommodation available here is mostly focused on funky, boutique or luxury hotels.
Staten Island offers a more suburban vibe than the majority of NYC and is accessed by a free 25-minute ferry ride that departs Lower Manhattan and crosses the Hudson River. Despite its suburban feel, Staten Island offers a number of attractions including the Staten Island Zoo, Historic Richmond Town, Snug Harbour Cultural Centre and the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. Ideal for a day trip, there is a small selection of accommodation available on the island.
A popular park in the Flatiron District and just minutes from the East Village, Union Square is a picturesque park that is marked by a statue of George Washington and is known for its shopping, restaurants and weekly Greenmarket. The handful of hotels situated between Union Square and the iconic Flatiron Building range from affordable, standard and luxury high rise hotels and are conveniently close to a number of popular attractions.
The wealthy end of town, the Upper East Side is home to a deluxe range of accommodation and a popular range of galleries. High rises line the high end destination of Fifth Avenue and visitors wanting to stay here should be prepared to pay for the privilege, however the 'Met' or Museum of Metropolitan Art is conveniently close and you'll need the whole day to lose yourself in its ancient and post-modern masterpieces.
Home to some of the most pricey real estate in the city, the Upper West Side is home to the popular attractions of the American Museum of Natural History and is bordered in the north by iconic African American neighborhood Harlem. Also home to the Lincoln Centre for Performing Arts and close to the Cathedral of St John Divine, the accommodation here is less expensive than the real estate although there are still some high end options.
The epicenter of all deal making and breaking, this Lower Manhattan region is home to the iconic bull statue as well as a reasonably-priced range of accommodation scattered throughout the region's most popular areas and attractions. Nearby you'll also find skyscrapers contrasted by colonial churches as well as the 9/11 Ground Zero memorial and Battery Park where you can catch the ferry to Ellis Island and see the iconic Statue of Liberty.