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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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Wellington Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 1416 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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The Time Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 169 reviews
Stylish, Urbane Ambiance of this Midtown New York City Boutique Hotel Experience The Time - a delightfully nuanced midtown New York City boutique hotel, offering the deluxe services and amenities sophisticated travelers require. Using a palette of vibrant primary colors, designer Adam D. Tihany has created a stunning accommodation that exudes fun and urban cool. Explore the city from this ideally located Times Square boutique hotel, close to the renowned Theatre District, and just steps from all this center of urban culture has to offer. Haven of Tranquility within a Posh New York Times Square Boutique Hotel Discover a superbly placed haven of retreat at The Time. This urbane midtown New York boutique hotel is ideal for exploring the city, romantic getaways, or extended visits. Your Room: 164 rooms, 28 suites and 1 triplex Penthouse, all with plasma televisions, Bose Wave sound system with iPod/MP3 connection, high-speed Internet access, electronic in-room safe sized for laptop, mini bar, multi-line/speaker telephones, cable television, movies on demand, complimentary New York Times (USA Today, Wall Street Journal and London Financial Times upon request), iron & board, work desk with task lighting, hair dryer, bathrobe, Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.
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The Empire Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 268 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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Waldorf Astoria New York

4 stars
4.2 / 5 444 reviews
For some, a stay at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York is almost as fundamental to an authentic Big Apple vacation as seeing the Statue of Liberty or sipping a Manhattan cocktail. Opened in 1931, this Art Deco building maintains an enviable reputation as one of the finest hotels in the world, with luxurious fixtures and fittings, individually designed rooms and king-sized marble bathrooms. The Waldorf Astoria also holds its own when it comes to fine dining - two very well-known dishes, the popular Waldorf salad as well as Eggs Benedict, were invented in the Waldorf's kitchen. Weary travelers can book a treatment at the Guerlain Spa - imbibing in the Pure & Radiant Back Treatment or the Scalp Massage and Reflexology sessions - while shoppers are amply catered for at the boutiques surrounding the lobby. Key facts1416 guestroomsGuerlain SpaBusiness centerBeauty servicesEvent cateringMultilingual staffFitness centerWedding facilities NeighborhoodThe Waldorf Astoria New York was originally based at the site of the Empire State Building, but now resides at 301 Park Avenue, parallel to the well-known streets of Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue. Home to a pleasing array of greenery and floral displays, the avenue is also handy for getting around attractions in the rest of Manhattan, from the huge oasis of Central Park to lively Times Square, as well as connecting visitors with upscale neighborhoods like Greenwich Village and the Upper East Side. Hints and tipsLearn more about the varied history of the Waldorf during their hotel tours on Thursdays and Saturdays. If you have kids, there's also a magic show to catch every Friday and Saturday night.
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4 stars
3.7 / 5 119 reviews
Row NYC hotel has pioneered a new era of individuality by meeting NYCs signature urban grit with grandeur - transforming our guests stay into a completely contemporary experience. With a front row view to Times Square that's truly incomparable. Our guests reside in the middle of it all, with exciting access to everything and anything - 24/7. The modern and dynamic lobby also features Iconic M, international magazine and gift shop. On the same level, District M provides a European style cafe by day, a Neapolitan pizza bar and cocktail lounge by night. The focal point of District M is a digital gallery of celebrities photographs during the late seventies and early eighties by the famed paparazzo Ron Galella. Our contemporary guest rooms are chic with Manhattan-inspired decor in white-hot hues mixed with unexpectedly vibrant custom furnishings. The room colors are inspired by the vibrant colors of the NY subway lines and fun graphics sayings on the walls that give homage to our Times Square location. Walk through our floors and enjoy murals from New York City neighborhoods. The hotel is surrounded by 24 theaters, 1 block from Restaurant Row and the excitement and energy of Times Square. We are conveniently located to Jacob Javits center, Macy's, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building and many of the top NYC attractions. Subway Stations, Port Authority and Penn Station are just steps away from the hotel. Row NYC is MORE NEW YORK THAN NEW YORK
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles New York Mon, Jan 12 - Sat, Jan 17 $317
Fort Lauderdale New York Thu, Jan 15 - Thu, Jan 22 $187
San Francisco New York Tue, Jan 13 - Sat, Jan 24 $283
Orlando New York Sun, Feb 1 - Sat, Feb 7 $199
Atlanta New York Sat, Feb 14 - Sun, Feb 22 $277
Chicago New York Wed, Feb 11 - Sat, Feb 14 $137
San Juan New York Thu, Jan 15 - Thu, Jan 22 $343
Miami New York Fri, Feb 6 - Sat, Feb 21 $187
Dallas New York Tue, Feb 3 - Sat, Feb 7 $97
Charlotte New York Sat, Feb 14 - Sat, Mar 14 $197
Seattle New York Sat, Jan 24 - Tue, Jan 27 $330
Tampa New York Sat, Jan 24 - Sat, Jan 31 $178
Denver New York Tue, Feb 3 - Mon, Feb 9 $179
Las Vegas New York Tue, Feb 3 - Sat, Feb 7 $239
Raleigh New York Fri, Jan 2 - Fri, Jan 9 Check rates
San Diego New York Thu, Jan 8 - Thu, Jan 15 $334
Santo Domingo New York Fri, Jan 16 - Mon, Jan 26 $464
Houston New York Mon, Feb 2 - Sat, Feb 7 $233
Phoenix New York Sat, Jan 31 - Sun, Feb 8 $288
Detroit New York Sat, Feb 7 - Tue, Feb 10 $157
Santiago New York Fri, Jan 16 - Wed, Jan 21 $364
Minneapolis New York Fri, Jan 9 - Thu, Jan 15 $297
Moscow New York Mon, Jan 12 - Mon, Jan 26 $253
New Orleans New York Tue, Jan 13 - Mon, Jan 19 $193
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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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