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Top Rated New York Hotels

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

The Belvedere Hotel
The Belvedere Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 319 W 48th St, New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$119
4.3/5 (285 reviews)

It's a nice clean hotel. However they charge you an extra fee of over $30.00/day for use of internet and you get 50% off of breakfast which cost $20.00 so you get it for $10.00 and is very inadequate...no hot options, not worth $10.00 and that $10.00 is over the fee you pay each day. I was in a small ...

Reviewed on May 19, 2019
YOTEL New York
YOTEL New York
4.0 out of 5.0 570 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$122
4.2/5 (301 reviews)

Overall is good just don’t like bathroom don’t have slides door so water won’t slash everywhere

Reviewed on May 19, 2019
The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel
The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 481 Eighth Ave., New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$98
3.8/5 (519 reviews)

Enjoy the proximity to many attractions and subway station.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019
The Watson Hotel
The Watson Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 440 West 57th Street, New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$97
3.8/5 (146 reviews)

Good location at a reasonable price. Basic lodging nothing fancy

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019
Salisbury Hotel
Salisbury Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 123 W 57th St, New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$87
3.6/5 (231 reviews)

Great location, 1 block from Central Park and easy walk to time square. The building is very old and the rooms reflect that. It’s nice if you like the historic feel. The rooms could use some renovation. However, they were clean and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
4.0 out of 5.0 45 E 45th Street, New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$119
3.3/5 (383 reviews)

Liked: Location and a sense of history. Disliked: Cost. Simply put, The Roosevelt is not a $500 per night hotel.

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

Cheap New York Hotels

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Pod 39
Pod 39
3.0 out of 5.0 145 East 39th Street, New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$113
4.2/5 (297 reviews)

The hotel room like all in NYC was very small but efficiently laid out. It was very comfortable. They had a restaurant that served breakfast and dinner. They also had a roof top bar that appeared to be popular with the locals. The hotel is located in a residential area with the closest subway stop ...

Reviewed on May 17, 2019
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Pod 51
Pod 51
3.0 out of 5.0 230 E 51st St, New York, NY
$113
3.9/5 (288 reviews)

Property is starting to show age. Great staff. Room is still clean.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019
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Hotel Pennsylvania
Hotel Pennsylvania
2.5 out of 5.0 401 7th Ave, New York, NY
Free Cancellation
$76
2.5/5 (1,041 reviews)

A lot off noise between the rooms A lot off time to check in and check out

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019
BudgetPet FriendlyFamily Friendly

Things to do in New York

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Introduction to New York

Experience the best New York vacation

From Broadway shows to Central Park, and Little Italy to the Empire State Building, the Big Apple is a city with so much energy it couldn't sleep if it tried. As the cosmopolitan capital of business and culture, New York City offers a dizzying array of restaurants, shopping, theater, museums, art galleries and more.

Shop your way from SoHo to Fifth Avenue, and dedicate afternoons to the Brooklyn Bridge and MoMA. Let Orbitz help you plan your New York City vacation with the best time to go, top attractions and insider gems, including where to shop and dine like a true Gothamist.

Headed to the Big Apple for the weekend? You’ve got to see a show. And eat. And do. Use our interactive 48h New York Theater Route guide for restaurant and activity recommendations, plus info on all the must-see shows.

Best time to take a trip to New York

New York City is abuzz year-round, meaning the best time to go on a New York City vacation is up to you. If weather is a factor, winters are cold – but it's the best time to see the famous Christmas tree lighting and ice skate in Rockefeller Center. New Years Eve in Times Square is infamous, so plan well in advance if you plan to brave the celebration.

Fall is spectacular, especially near Central Park when colors and cutting-edge fashions peak. Summers are hot and crowded, especially during Yankees and Mets games. But if cheap rates and fewer crowds are a priority, visit between January (after New Year) and early April.

Things to do in New York

Broadway Shows

See Gotham's greatest dramatic, comedic and musical theater every night of the week (along with matinees on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays). Add a jaw-dropping stroll through nearby Times Square.

Statue of Liberty

This French beauty has been welcoming immigrants (and locals) into New York Harbor since 1886. While you can see her from land (great views in Battery Park), get up-close with a ferry ride to Liberty Island.

Central Park

At nearly 850 acres, this famous green space is home to an ice skating rink, a zoo and carousel, even a castle. Located in the heart of Manhattan, slip away from the city's bustle with walking trails, thousands of trees, and the Great Lawn where you can relax or take in a free show.

Times Square

From Broadway theatres and glowing billboards to street vendors and the Naked Cowboy, even the fussiest traveler gets giddy here. Up your street cred with lunch at a classic NY deli nearby.

Brooklyn Bridge

A NYC icon, film and TV star, the Brooklyn Bridge bears the stampede of hundreds of thousands of vehicles and pedestrians each day. Walk from Manhattan to Brooklyn, and spend the afternoon wandering through trendy Park Slope.

Bronx Zoo

See lions, zebras, crocodiles, pygmy marmosets and 400-some other animals in this 265-acre zoo -- the biggest urban wildlife preserve in the world. Check out the daily feeding at World of Birds, and watch the Magellanic penguins bob for fish.

Empire State Building

Assuming King Kong is elsewhere, soar up this 102-story building which is the very definition of a skyscraper. A high-speed elevator whisks you to the 86th Floor Observatory, but if you're really not afraid of heights -- spend a few extra bucks for the views from the 102nd Floor Observatory.

Radio City Music Hall

Home to the world-famous Rockettes, this entertainment venue also hosts the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. No time to see a show? Take the Radio City Stage Door Tour for a one-hour peek behind the scenes.

Ellis Island

Between 1892 and 1954, more than 12 million immigrants entered the United States here. Discover their history in the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, and add a name to the Wall of Honor.

Museums

Far too many to name, these top the must-see list: The Met (with 2 million works, at least tackle Ancient Egypt and European masters), MoMA (Western masterpieces from paintings to films, famous store), and the American Museum of Natural History (a full-size Blue Whale model, impressive dioramas, and the world's largest collection of vertebrate fossils.)

Insider tips for New York travel

subMercer Bar

Write this down: Pass the Mercer hotel, look for a little entryway marked 147 ½. Take the industrial elevator down to the basement. Pass several boxes, and step through the unmarked red door into a series of 3 brick rooms. Try to get a seat in the back – maybe even next to Gisele Bundchen, Marisa Tomei or Leonardo DiCaprio.

Free tours of the Lower East Side

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District offers free tours through Manhattan's historic Lower East Side. Meet in front of Katz's Deli (corner of East Houston and Ludlow Street) at 11 a.m. on any Sunday from April to November.

Waverly Inn

This Gotham hangout is so hip they don't have a phone, and only take reservations in person two days in advance. A favorite of Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert DeNiro, make sure to get a table in the main dining room … not in the glass conservatory dubbed "Siberia."

Pearl River Mart (SoHo)

Shop like a real New Yorker at this funky Chinese market. You'll find everything from silk robes and gongs to hand-painted China dolls and Kung-Fu shoes.

Cloisters Museum

This uptown beauty is a real gem on the northern tip of Manhattan, plus it's included with admission to The Met. See medieval European works dating back to the 9th century, and stunning views of the Hudson River in the gardens.

New York Vacation Package Deals

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There are limitless available options to create your own unforgettable vacation, no matter your style, budget or interests.

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New York Travel Guide

Where is New York?

Losing yourself in an unfamiliar country sounds romantic. But if you want to arrive in New York on time, listen up.

It is approximately 130 miles south of the capital of New York, Albany. New York is also 2 miles west of Long Island City.

The population of this area of New York is around 8,200,000.

Places to Visit in New York

So, what's the first stop? You'd be nuts to pass up the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. While you're hot on the trail of amazing attractions, why not venture to Ellis Island and Brooklyn Bridge as well?

Macy's and Radio City Music Hall are just some of the unique places to visit in this area. Not your style? Well don't fret — you're spoiled for choice here. Other options include the One World Trade Center and New York Stock Exchange.

Don't go home without exploring Rockefeller Center, one of the most outstanding tourist hangouts. Stop, stay and play for a while — you'll be glad you did! Need some more options? Chrysler Building definitely leaves an impression. This significant structure is a must-see for visiting history buffs. But that's not all! Head to Grand Central Terminal, a symbolic landmark, for a deeper level of insight into this place.

Car Rentals in New York

Want to see the region on your own terms? Be the architect of your own adventure by checking out car rentals in New York with a little help from Orbitz.

Arriving by plane? Avis at LaGuardia Airport is the vendor to make your way to upon arrival.

Renting a car right from the center of the city is a convenient option if you're staying nearby. Get in touch with Alamo Rent A Car, which you can find at 332 W 44TH St. National Car Rental at 332 W 44TH St is another vendor to stop by.

Where to stay in New York – Hotel Accommodation

Don't waste another minute. Lock in one of 745 hotels in New York and begin planning all your activities.

The St. Regis New York is one of the best upmarket hotels. If that's not quite your style, check out the Mandarin Oriental, New York, another fabulous choice. On the other hand, consider the Off Soho Suites Hotel or the Chelsea Savoy Hotel if you're after a cheaper deal.

Why not make your visit to Empire State Building even better by booking accommodation close by? Two fabulous options are The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue, 0.1 miles away, and the Deluxe Midtown Suites, which is 0.2 miles away.

Nearest Airports to New York

Located 6 miles east of New York's center, LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is where your vacation begins. Once you've plucked your suitcase from the baggage carousel, you'll be discovering the biggest and best sights of New York in no time!

Popular Places to Visit Near New York

If you have checked out the best of New York and have a day to spare, don't worry! Just 16 miles away is Far Rockaway, and you definitely won't be bored here. If you want to make a day of it, visit the Resorts World Casino first. Next hop on over to Silver Point County Park and Jacob Riis Park. Want more options? Glen Rock is 16 miles from New York. Make your way to this destination for attractions like Paramus Park Mall, Riverside Square Mall and Westfield Garden State Plaza. You've got options galore!

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