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The city that never sleeps invigorates the senses and sends the appetite for adventure into overdrive. Walk through Times Square, immerse yourself in Little Italy, luxuriate in Central Park and dream big at Radio City Music Hall. For great discounts on your New York City vacation, grab a CityPASS for entry to six of NYC's top attractions for a fraction of the cost. Let CheapTickets help you get into an Empire State of mind, and squeeze every last drop of juice out of the Big Apple.

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Park Central New York

4 stars
3.8 / 5 102 reviews
OverviewMidtown Manhattan's Park Central Hotel is famous for its illustrious past and current design. Built in 1927, the hotel combines the glamor of 'The Roaring Twenties' with a contemporary feel that was enhanced through a massive renovation in 2013, headed by award-winning firm Jeffrey Beers International.  From the dark-stained milkwork detailing to the geometrically-patterned carpets and tufted fabric headboards, the hotel has quirky attitude and the bathrooms' porcelain tiles arranged in a piano-like pattern give a nod to neighbor Carnegie Hall.  Ever since it was constructed, the Park Central Hotel in New York has seen many acclaimed guests walk its halls, including First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and legendary comic Jackie Gleason. Today, the hotel's 761 rooms and over 15,000 square feet of meeting space accommodate both leisure guests and business people.  Key Facts761 guestroomsBallroomBanquet facilities15,000 sq. ft meeting space - 15 conference roomsSeveral small meeting roomsRestaurantMultilingual staff NeighborhoodSet on 7th Avenue in historic Midtown Manhattan, The Park Central Hotel is surrounded by New York City's theater district; world-famous performance center Carnegie Hall is right across the street and Central Park's tree-lined pathways wind around several landmarks nearby.Think shopping and look no further than Macy's or Midtown Manhattan's famed 57th Street and 5th Avenue, or take a stroll to stumble across The Museum of Modern Art, Columbus Circle and the Rockefeller and Lincoln Centers. Park Central New York RoomsAll 761 newly-renovated and plush guest rooms are equipped with 46-inch flat-screen televisions, and the option of internet access (fees apply). Guests will enjoy bath products from C.O. Bigelow, a writing desk, iron and ironing board, safe deposit box and hairdryer supplied in every room. Hints and tipsIf you have a question about the hotel facilities, or you want to book tours during your stay, the multilingual staff at the concierge desk can help. For just a daily facilities charge, you'll receive access to a 24/7 gym, luggage storage, unlimited phone calls, Wi-Fi for up to five devices and a free drink with a Park Kitchen entree.Try Sara Beth's Central Park South, an eatery just next door, if you're looking for tasty but simple fare. Policies and FeesStarting 15 Oct 2014, the hotel will charge an increased mandatory resort fee of $25 plus tax per room and per night.  Amenities included in this fee are: high-speed Wi-Fi access in rooms and public areas, unlimited local, domestic long distance and international calls, luggage storage on arrival and/or departure up until 9 PM, unlimited use of the 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness centre and a welcome drink (house wine or signature cocktail) or non-alcoholic beverage with the purchase of an entree during lunch or dinner service in Park Kitchen, the new Restaurant and Bar.
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The Empire Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 264 reviews
Sophisticated Upper West Side hotel near Central Park, Lincoln CenterThe rich brown, grey and gold decor accented with animal-print pillows sets a tone of sophistication. Touches such as Frette linens and a cool rooftop bar make this hotel ideal for guests who appreciate luxury without stuffiness. A complimentary fitness center, a salon accessible from the hotel and a seasonal rooftop pool deck are just some of the amenities available to guests. HighlightsRooftop bar and pool deckComplimentary fitness centerA block from Central Park, Lincoln Center Location The Empire Hotel is right by Lincoln Center and Central Park. It's a short walk to the Time Warner Center, which is home to Per Se, by the celebrated Thomas Keller, and sushi restaurant Masa, by chef Masayoshi Takayama. Rooms The 420 rooms and suites are sophisticated and chic, with neutral decor and contemporary touches. Beds have Frette linens, and other amenities include 32-inch flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations with speakers and free Wi-Fi. Dining On-site Ed's Chowder House is a sleek setting for seafood dishes such as tuna steak frites, chowders and a raw bar. The pool deck serves a limited menu, and guests also can eat at the Rooftop Bar & Lounge. Room service is available. The Rooftop Bar & Lounge boasts views of Lincoln Center and the skyline under the iconic Empire Hotel sign. The bar has a menu featuring signature cocktails, wines by the glass, bottle service and hearty appetizers. RecreationThe pool deck is open seasonally May through September. Guests can cool off in the plunge pool, or retreat to a private cabana (fees apply) with flat-screen TV and iPod docking station. The pool deck menu features food and drink items. Guests can also take advantage of the hotel's complimentary fitness center. Transportation La Guardia Airport (25 minutes)John F. Kennedy International Airport (35 minutes)Newark International Airport (35 minutes)MTA Subway 1, 2 lines at 66th St - Lincoln Center Attractions Lincoln Center (0.1 mi/ 0.16 km)Central Park (0.1 mi/ 0.16 km)Time Warner Center (0.3 mi/ 0.48 km) Business Meeting space for up to 250 peopleFree Wi-Fi Policies and fees There is a $12.95 charge per 24-hour period for Wi-Fi.
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Bentley Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 266 reviews
Chic Upper East Side hotel with glorious rooftop diningConverted from an office building in 1998, the Bentley Hotel is an elegant mid-sized boutique hotel on New York City?s Upper East Side. In addition to amenities-stocked and non-smoking rooms (several of which look out over the East River), the hotel has 24-hour front desk services, room service, valet laundry and dry cleaning, and daily newspaper delivery available. Guests can grab refreshing breakfast is available at the Lobby Bar. Enjoy panoramic views of the city from the Bentley Hotel's 21st floor restaurant, the Rooftop Restaurant and Bar, which serves Italian American fare at dinner.  Reasons to stayRooftop restaurant with skyline viewsWalk to Central ParkCentrally located near shops, dining, and theaters The Bentley Hotel roomsThere are 197 spacious and non-smoking rooms inside the Bentley Hotel and many have stunning views of the city and East River. Guests can watch pay-per-view movies and cable TV in their rooms on 32-inch LCD flat screen TVs.  A large desk, a two-line phone with data ports and voicemail, a safe, mini bar, and a marble bathroom with Spa Therapy toiletries by Lather are included in each room. Wi-Fi access is available (fees apply).  Things to do nearbyRockefeller University (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Fifth Avenue (0.8 mi/1.2 km)Central Park (1 mi/ 1.6 km)Museum of Modern Art (1.4 mi/1.9 km)Times Square (2 mi/3.2 km)The Bronx Zoo (10 mi/ 16.1 km)  Policies and feesNOTE: Self-parking costs $25.00 + tax per 24 hours.
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Doubletree Guest Suites Times Square New York City

4 stars
4.5 / 5 354 reviews
From serving warm chocolate chip cookies at the check-in counter to stocking guest rooms with exclusive Citron skin-care products, the DoubleTree Times Square shows off its Hilton Worldwide pedigree. The coffee kiosk downstairs provides that much-needed dose of morning caffeine, and a stylish slice of New York can be found at Gingers Restaurant, with its early-twentieth century glamor and movie stars in monochrome photos on the walls. The ultra-modern Ad-Lib Bar is lit up in neon to match the bright lights of Broadway outside. Key facts468 guestroomsConference and event spaces: 10,000-square-feetHigh-speed Internet access (fees may apply)Fitness roomGift shop2 restaurants/bars: Gingers Restaurant and Ad LibCoffee kiosk24-hour business centerPet policy NeighborhoodDoubleTree Times Square stands 45 stories above the main stretch of Broadway in Manhattan's Midtown West neighborhood. The hotel's central location and close proximity to Times Square subway station and Grand Central Railway Station make it a great home base for exploring, especially with Times Square and the renowned New York theater scene only a short walk away. Visitors should check out the Times Square TKTS Booth opposite the hotel for same-day discounts. Rockefeller Center, Herald Square and Carnegie Hall are also within walking distance, but guests can slow the tempo of their stay by heading a few blocks north to peaceful, iconic Central Park. Hints and tipsFor great views of the Manhattan skyline, request a room on one of the higher floors.Check in with the concierge desk for itinerary ideas, and if you're dining out locally, Bourbon Street Grill serves up classic American fare with a Cajun twist.
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Wellington Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 1406 reviews
Radiating history from its walls, the Wellington Hotel New York?built in 1901?stands apart from the fast pace of modern city life surrounding it. The plush lobby is decked out in rich tones and intricate murals, while focal chandeliers give the interiors a classical ambience.  If you are here on business, the hotel?s central location and 24-hour business center will cater to your every need. Midtown Manhattan is full of excellent restaurants; gourmets would do well to try the Wellington?s delicious plates of Greek mezze at the Molyvos restaurant, or the Park Cafe's informal all-day dining options. Key facts700 guestroomsTwo restaurants: Molyvos and Park Cafe24-hour business centerGift shopHair salonMultilingual staff NeighborhoodWith Central Park just three blocks away, the Wellington places guests close to a welcoming green space featuring a wide range of activities, including roller skating and boating, on the calm waters of the lake. Every type of cuisine is represented in this neighborhood, with area favorites ranging from Ray’s Pizza on Broadway to The Russian Tea Room on West 57th Street, where visitors can choose from more than 40 types of vodka, or book the facility for a classical afternoon tea. Retail therapy can be found inside the designer stores of 5th Avenue or the dependable establishment of Bloomingdale’s, which combines major lines and fresh labels. Hints and tipsSome of the rooms have kitchenettes-perfect for hot snacks and downtime after a long day. If you're visiting in November or December, stock up on gifts and Christmas decorations at the Wellington's Christmas Cottage store.
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Los Angeles New York Sat, Dec 13 - Tue, Dec 16 $297
Fort Lauderdale New York Wed, Jan 21 - Thu, Jan 22 $187
San Francisco New York Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Jan 21 $279
Orlando New York Tue, Jan 20 - Fri, Jan 23 $199
Atlanta New York Sun, Dec 21 - Thu, Jan 1 $267
Chicago New York Wed, Jan 14 - Sat, Jan 17 $147
San Juan New York Sat, Dec 6 - Mon, Dec 15 $307
Miami New York Fri, Jan 23 - Sat, Jan 31 $145
Dallas New York Mon, Dec 15 - Thu, Dec 18 $157
Charlotte New York Sat, Dec 20 - Mon, Dec 29 $197
Seattle New York Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 3 $348
Tampa New York Fri, Jan 16 - Wed, Jan 21 $178
Denver New York Fri, Dec 12 - Tue, Dec 16 $217
Las Vegas New York Wed, Jan 21 - Sat, Jan 24 $239
Raleigh New York Fri, Dec 5 - Fri, Dec 12 Check rates
San Diego New York Fri, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 13 $331
Santo Domingo New York Sat, Dec 20 - Thu, Jan 8 $311
Houston New York Tue, Jan 20 - Thu, Jan 22 $256
Phoenix New York Tue, Jan 13 - Sat, Jan 17 $302
Detroit New York Tue, Dec 9 - Wed, Dec 10 $157
Santiago New York Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 3 $471
Minneapolis New York Thu, Dec 11 - Fri, Dec 12 $277
Moscow New York Tue, Dec 2 - Tue, Dec 9 $391
New Orleans New York Tue, Dec 23 - Tue, Jan 6 $197
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Best time to take a vacation to New York

  • Best Time to Go

    The best time to plan New York City vacations depends on your interests. For example, cultural devotees will love to visit during the fall, winter or the beginning of spring, when the top cultural establishments offer the best of entertainment free of charge. Those with inclinations towards sight-seeing will prefer the more manageable weather of fall and spring. In terms of wallet string manageability, the best travel bargains are available between January and April, avoiding peak tourist seasons.

Insider tips for New York travel

  • Harlem

    Harlem caters to the young and vibrant and offers a reasonable price tag for visitors looking for good New York travel accommodations, along Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

  • Natural Sceneries

    With a vast selection of natural sceneries from the Niagara Falls to Catskill mountains, divulge yourself in a nature escapade of jungle trekking, swimming or photography, to name a few.

  • Adventureland

    For those visiting the city with family, bring your kids to Adventureland at Long Island. With over 30 rides and entertainment, as well as shopping outlets, it is bound to be an exciting day for you and your loved ones.

  • Fashion and Art

    With New York City is a hub for fashion and art, so spend some time at the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, which has an inexhaustible collection of 50,000 outfits and ornaments, some that date from the 18th century.

  • Best Pizzas

    New York City travel is not complete without a slice of pizza, and the best locations to grab a bite include Ben’s in Soho, or Joe’s Pizza at Carmine Street.

New York highlights

  • New York City highlights
  • Empire State Building

    Whether you're looking for King Kong or meeting a sleepless someone from Seattle, the top of the Empire State Building is the place to be. This Manhattan icon has stood the test of time, and embodies old New York glamour, elegance and wow factor.

  • High Line

    What was once an elevated freight train line has been redeveloped into a 1.45-mile-long park, with a walking track that allows a unique perspective on the city below. Take a walk on the high side during your New York City travels, and relax in the tranquility as you watch the hustle and bustle down below.

  • Broadway

    They say there's nothing like seeing a show on Broadway during your New York City vacation, but the thrill is much sweeter when you nab tickets for a fraction of the price. Check out the half-price ticket stalls in Times Square and head to a matinee for a reduced fee. Other budget-enhancing measures include watching dress rehearsals and choosing a seat with less of a view.

  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    America is a proud nation of immigrants and these harbor icons celebrate that fact. Spend a few bucks to take a tour, or do as the locals do and get the best views from the deck of the Staten Island Ferry.

  • Apollo Theater

    Head to Harlem on your New York City travels to see where some the biggest names in the biz (Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder) graced the stage. You could pay a small fortune to watch big-name acts, but if you go on weekly Amateur Night, you can see the stars of the future for around $20.

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