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New York
Travel Guide

One World Trade Center showing skyline, a sunset and a city

One of the world’s most exciting cities positively shines with shopping, shows, museums, sports, and the beautiful and spacious Central Park.

Renowned as the city so good they named it twice, New York truly is one of the world's great metropolises. Many know it as the Big Apple. Ask New Yorkers themselves and they might well tell you this is “the centre of the universe”.

Some 8,000,000 residents have the privilege of calling New York their home, and when you wander the streets in whichever part of the city you find yourself, you will be able to breathe the heady mixture of cultures which makes this place a truly global destination. Its five boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and The Bronx – each present you with a unique vibe and ambience. One of its countless nicknames is “the city that never sleeps”, and wherever you are in the city at whatever time of day, you'll definitely find all sorts going on.

Spot the Statue of Liberty on the horizon around New York's harbour, the famous landmark known around the world. This was the first glimpse of America experienced by many immigrants from Europe, making the statue an enduring symbol of hope and freedom and a beacon for opportunity in building a new life in the New World.

Many more have followed and continue to arrive in New York several generations later, eager to make it big in this centre of culture, economics and so much more. Whether you find yourself amid the dazzling neon lights of Times Square or on the concourse at Grand Central Station, the genuine buzz is always palpable.

Across New York, you can explore the myriad of attractions that dominate any traveller's checklist. However, with so much life and culture, you can just as easily disappear from the tourist trail and enjoy life as New Yorkers do. For a taste of city living, head to the amusements on Coney Island, explore bohemian Brooklyn or take in the varied music and culture in Harlem. The most dramatic event that the city has witnessed in recent years can be remembered at The National 9/11 Memorial.

You may expect it to be tough to navigate the bustling streets, but if you use the subway system you can easily get around – simply buy a MetroCard and top it up as you travel. Start at Midtown East if this is your first visit; this is where you'll find the city's biggest landmarks, such as the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center and the Chrysler Building, and then from here you can venture further and uncover so much more of this monolith of a city.

Where to stay in New York

DoubleTree by Hilton Millennium Times Square New York
DoubleTree by Hilton Millennium Times Square New York
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
The price is Rs6,619 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps away from Times Square, Broadway and Minskoff Theater. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Shubert Theatre are also within ...
3.6/5Good! (4,468 reviews)
"Had few issues in the begging of due to a misunderstanding but all worked out the manager was so friendly"

Reviewed on 19 Apr 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Millennium Times Square New York
DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West
DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West
4 out of 5
350 W 40th St, New York, NY
The price is Rs6,243 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of American Lyric Theater and New York Times Building. Times Square and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum are ...
3.7/5Good! (3,131 reviews)
"Staff is very nice."

Reviewed on 17 Apr 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West
Arlo NoMad
Arlo NoMad
4 out of 5
11 East 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs6,664 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
Located in Midtown, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Empire State Building, Madison Square Park and Macy's. 33 St. Station (Park Av. S) is only ...
4.2/5Excellent! (2,224 reviews)
"No automatic access for guest to the rooftop patio, reservations book out in advance from folks who aren’t even guests there, so if this i why you choose hotel, make sure there are reservations available during your stay. The wait for the elevators in the building is dreadful but everything else ..."

Reviewed on 20 Apr 2021

Arlo NoMad
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
1234 Broadway Avenue
1234 Broadway Avenue
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs2,246 per night from 27 Apr to 28 Apr
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue and Empire State Building. Macy's and Madison Square Garden are also within 10 minutes. ...
2.7/5 (394 reviews)
"Its a very busy place, but once my family & I was in the room it was comfortable & cozy, we really enjoyed the stay. Security was really helpful as well. Thank You."

Reviewed on 19 Apr 2021

1234 Broadway Avenue
AKA Sutton Place
AKA Sutton Place
4 out of 5
330 E 56th St, New York, NY
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Madison Avenue, 5th Avenue and United Nations Headquarters. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer ...
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
STAY ON SUTTON
"it was a fantastic time spent at AKA Sutton Place! wonderful and friendly staff, beautiful neighborhood and suite!"

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2017

AKA Sutton Place
The Marmara Manhattan
The Marmara Manhattan
3.5 out of 5
301 E 94th St, New York, NY
Located in Upper East Side, this aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Central Park, Mount Sinai Hospital and Metropolitan Museum of Art. Solomon R. Guggenheim ...
4.2/5Very Good! (941 reviews)
Friendly staff
"Great location, clean and safe"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2020

The Marmara Manhattan
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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