New York

Travel Guide
New York

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

Pod Times Square
Pod Times Square
3 out of 5
400 W 42nd Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs7,128 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of American Lyric Theater, Times Square and Broadway. St. James Theatre and Shubert Theatre are also ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3,558 reviews)
"I liked it's proximity to Times Square, Highline, and variety of dining and shopping options."

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2021

Pod Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
The price is Rs11,859 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps away from Town Hall, Times Square and Broadway. Minskoff Theater and Shubert Theatre are also within 5 minutes. 5 Av ...
3.5/5 Good! (5,431 reviews)
"Block from all the Broadway Shows and Times Square. Couldn't hear other guests in their rooms. Staff was polite and professional."

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Row NYC
Row NYC
4 out of 5
700 8th Avenue, New York, NY
The price is Rs9,366 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps away from St. James Theatre, Shubert Theatre and Richard Rodgers Theatre. Times Square and Broadway are also within 5 ...
3.5/5 Good! (3,515 reviews)
"The location was terrific and very convienent to Broadway activities. Lots of great restaurants nearby. We were uograded to a handicapped room and really enjoyed it!"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

Row NYC
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.
31 Street Broadway Hotel
31 Street Broadway Hotel
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs2,246 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue, Empire State Building and Herald Square. Madison Square Garden and Macy's are also ...
2.6/5 (458 reviews)
"didn't like to pay $14 tax when I got there. would rather it all be upfront so I know what to expect. didn't mine the shared bath and shower down the hall. Loved the sink, fridge and stove top in the room."

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2021

31 Street Broadway Hotel
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
3.5 out of 5
312 West 37th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs14,001 per night from 1 Dec to 1 Dec
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Hammerstein Ballroom, Times Square and Madison Square Garden. American Lyric Theater and St. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,731 reviews)
"kitchenette plus full breakfast make for an easy place to stay in the garment district"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2021

Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
Radio City Apartments
Radio City Apartments
3.5 out of 5
142 West 49th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs8,910 per night from 30 Nov to 30 Nov
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Times Square and Radio City Music Hall. Rockefeller Center and Broadway Theatre are also within ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,484 reviews)
"The workers were extremely helpful and accommodating!! Best hotel I’ve ever stayed in."

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2021

Radio City Apartments
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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