For those looking for a great hotel in Manhattan to stay at, I’ve prepared a detailed article with several facilities near popular sightseeing spots; but first, let’s take a look at some info about this worldwide famous area of New York.
Hotels in Manhattan
A New York borough of contrasts
Manhattan is considered a place of great opportunity, but it is also a place of great inequality. Some of the most famous buildings in the world can be found here, including the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building, the One World Trade Center, and prestigious institutions like Columbia University.
Multinational conglomerates are based in Manhattan, and it has been the setting for numerous books, films, and television shows. Real estate has some of the highest property values in the world.
Manhattan is home to many landmarks and tourist attractions, including New York Times Square, the Theater District, Central Park, and Fifth Avenue. Manhattan is often divided into Upper Manhattan and Lower Manhattan.
Manhattan hotels, New York
One of my top choices at an affordable price
One of the best hotels in New York City is undoubtedly this 3 star Hampton Inn Manhattan Madison Square Garden Area Hotel. There are numerous services, including 24-hours fitness center, complimentary hot or cold buffet breakfast and free wifi.
Hampton Inn Manhattan is undoubtedly a nice place to stay in the heart of New York City, midtown Manhattan.
More hotels in Manhattan
Hotel Boutique Grand Central
This 4 star hotel is 10 minutes on foot from the popular Times Square. Hotel Boutique has soft fluffy towels, bath and shower stuff, and even a full-size hairdryer in the rooms. A closet with several hangers, a flat-screen TV, and a little desk with a chair made it easy to lounge around and use the free wifi. There are many plugs and places to charge electronics and even an iPod dock to hook up to.
The Hotel @ Times Square
This Times Square hotel in downtown Manhattan offers a discounted price through their website. Any guest that looks for hotels in Manhattan Times Square at an affordable price per night, can benefit from this great location. There is free wifi and a 24-hour fitness center.
Loews Regency New York
The hotel in midtown Manhattan has a rich history, operating for more than 50 years. It has more than 300 rooms and 50+ suites with luxurious and modern facilities. Try Flavor by Loews Regency New York Hotel for delicious bar&restaurant menus. Free wifi is also available.
The Westin New York at Times Square
The Westin New York at Times Square is a 4 star hotel located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Guests can enjoy modern rooms and a 24 hour reception. Free wifi is not available, you’ll need to pay extra.
The location of this hotel offers stunning views of the city skyline and is just steps away from popular attractions, including New York Times Square, Broadway, and Central Park.
Ink 48, Manhattan
If you’re looking for a hotel in New York that’s both stylish and affordable, the 4 star Ink 48 is a great option. It is in an excellent location close to Times Square.
The hotel features a 24-hour fitness facility as well as a terrace. The rooms are elegantly furnished and feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Guests can also enjoy their coffee at the bar on site.
Pets are welcomed but you will probably have to pay extra. No free wifi though.
The Michelangelo New York
The 4 star Michelangelo New York hotel located in Midtown Manhattan is just steps away from Manhattan Times Square, Broadway, and Central Park. The hotel features a 24-hour fitness facility as well as a terrace. Guests can also enjoy their coffee at the bar on site and use the free wifi. Pets are welcomed but you will probably have to pay extra.
Seeking a B&B in Manhattan?
Ivy Terrace, Manhattan, NYC
Looking forward to a walking tour of NYC’s best sites and attractions? These should be the Rockefeller Center, Times Square and the Grand Central station, a nightlife that does not end, Madison Avenue and great shopping at the antique shops and Tiffany and Bloomingdale’s.
Public Hotel, Manhattan, NYC
A 4 star facility located in the heart of Manhattan. It is situated close to many popular attractions such as the Rockefeller Center, Madison Avenue and Manhattan Times Square.
Shoreham Hotel, New York
Another 4 star option near Manhattan Times Square, Shoreham offers stunning views of the NYC skyline. Free wifi is available. The nearest airport is at 9 km.
Harlem Bed & Breakfast
The best part is that a stay in New York doesn’t have to break the bank. Although it doesn’t have many online reviews, Harlem Bed & Breakfast in Manhattan is an excellent choice to immerse yourself in Harlem life. You’ll find a diverse culture in Harlem, Upper Manhattan, New York.
When you are not staying in Harlem B&B, you can go shopping on 125th street and get all the culture you could imagine at Museum Mile. Great views of Marcus Garvey Park and Mount Morris Park can be seen from this 1896-built brownstone. Like most hotels on Manhattan island, Harlem Bed & Breakfast is located near bus and train stations, the subway and easy access to most Manhattan airports.
The Pod 39 near Grand Central station
The 3 star Pod 39, is close to New York Times Square and other popular spots of Manhattan. The rooms are elegantly furnished and feature a flat-screen TV, free wi-fi and a private bathroom. Guests can also enjoy their coffee and breakfast on site. Small pets are welcomed at an extra price.
Bubba & Bean Lodges
For the finest opulent merchandise and food, make sure you stay at the Bubba and Bean Lodges close to Madison Avenue. It’s also close to Park Avenue, noted for expensive Real Estate and antique shops.
Price-friendly Manhattan hotels
If you seek a hotel at a budget price in New York, Manhattan’s Upper side (east or west) would be one area to check out.
One such budget hotel is Hotel 99. With a great location near the famous Broadway avenue of Manhattan, it offers guests free wifi, renovated and spacious rooms, some of which come with their own attached bathrooms. In addition, multilingual staff is primed to welcome guests, and a 24-hour front desk provides any information about NYC.
There are five different types of rooms available for the budget traveller. A double bed with a shared bath, two twins with a shared bath, two doubles with a shared bath, a queen with an attached bath and two doubles with a private bath. This New York hotel is an excellent option at an affordable price.
Irving Manor in Harlem, New York
Located in Harlem, a multicultural New York area, the Irving Manor is highly rated online. With free wifi and toiletries, cozy rooms with flat screen TV, this is an excellent place to stay at.
Hotels in New York, top rated for 2 adults
voco the Franklin New York, an IHG Hotel
This 3 star hotel in NYC is located on the East side Manhattan, just a few blocks from The Guggenheim museum. I would suggest it for couples and solo travellers as well as for those who wish to bring their pets with them. There is a 24-hour front desk. modern TVs and coffee service. The rooms are spacious and clean and the staff is very friendly and helpful.
This hotel has a great location, close to the LaGuardia Airport and to many attractions such as Central Park, New York Times Square, and Rockefeller Center.
Attractions in Manhattan
Any stay in Manhattan, or New York in general, would be incomplete without a journey to the many attractions any visitor should see.
Your New York itinerary should include
- Central Park
- New York Times Square (alternatively called Manhattan Times Square)
- General Grant’s Tomb
- Morning Side Park
- Columbia University
- Grand Central station
If you’re seeking a taste of the high life I would definitely suggest Manhattan. Stay in luxurious or budget hotels, blend in the crowd in New York Times Square, shop till you drop on Fifth Avenue or save your money for touring, and see the sights of this iconic district of New York. Just keep in mind that you might need to pay a premium for many things!