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These Are The Best Hotels in Midtown Manhattan
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Equinox HotelHotels & Accommodations in Hudson YardsOur Highlight
Residence Inn by Marriott New York Manhattan-Central ParkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown ManhattanOur Highlight
4 stars | You can’t miss the Residence Inn at Central Park, it is one of the highest buildings in this area. The view from here is beautiful! You can overlook the entire Central Park (in some rooms even from the bathtub), Times Square is not far away and the interior is beautiful. Definitely a hotel tip if you are looking for a hotel in this area!
Shelburne Hotel & Suites by AffiniaHotels & Accommodations in Murray HillOur Highlight
4 stars | The Shelburne Hotel & Suites by Affinia is located in Murray Hill between 37th and 38th Street and is one of my personal recommendation. We ourselves have stayed at this hotel several times …
It is very close to attractions like the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. The shopping street 5th Avenue, Park Avenue, as well as the Gand Central Station and Times Square are also within walking distance. Our room had a view of the Empire – absolutely brilliant!
The Refinery HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown ManhattanOur Highlight
4 Stars | I can’t recommend the Refinery Hotel highly enough – it is ideally located (only two blocks away from Bryant Park), has one of the most relaxed rooftop bars in the entire city (with a view of the Empire State Building) and the rooms are large and nicely furnished. You’ll definitely feel at home here!
Ace Hotel New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | This charming boutique hotel has two stylish restaurants and a bar. The Herald Square underground station is in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. Each of the spacious rooms is individually designed.
Andaz 5th AvenueHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | The hotels with the name Andaz stand for the very highest standards and quality. This is demonstrated by the Andaz Wall Street Hotel and this one: the Andaz 5th Avenue Hotel.
As the name suggests, it is located on the famous 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. This means that many sights such as Central Park, Times Square, Bryant Park, Summit One Vanderbilt and the Empire State Building are within easy walking distance.
The boutique hotel itself has everything that a 5-star hotel in New York has to offer: large rooms, luxurious furnishings, friendly and competent staff, and a stylish bar.
Archer HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 Stars | The Archer Hotel is a boutique hotel right on Bryant Park – the perfect location! The rooms are truly stylish and from some of them you can even see the Empire State Building. What we also liked: the small bar on the roof of the hotel!
Arlo NoMadHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 Stars | This beautiful hotel is pretty much right where you want to be during your (first) visit to New York: just around the corner from the Empire State Building! This place isn’t only exceptionally stylish, it also has a rooftop bar and terrace from where you have a sensational view of New York – and the Empire State Building from up close, of course. Hard to beat.
Baccarat Hotel and Residences New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | There are 5 star hotels and there is the Baccarat Hotel and Residences New York – I can sum it up as simply as that.The Baccarat Hotel is an absolute luxury hotel and is one of the best hotels in all of New York City. It was even voted among the 30 best hotels in the world by Condé Nast.
Even the lobby is stunning, and the rooms and suites are equally opulent and classically decorated.In addition, there is a first-class spa with wellness area and bar, an excellent restaurant and bar.
Broadway Plaza HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
3 Stars | The Broadway Plaza Hotel is located just two blocks from the Flatiron Building and Madison Square Park and is one of the most popular hotels in the area. It’s a really nice boutique hotel in the heart of the city – definitely a recommendation for me!
Broken ShakerHotels & Accommodations in Kips Bay
If you’ve had the pleasure of traveling around the U.S., you may already be familiar with Broken Shaker from their locations in Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago. Well, their New York bar more than holds its own with some of the city’s best views!
Chelsea Pines InnHotels & Accommodations in Chelsea
4 Stars | This stylish bed & breakfast is located directly in Chelsea. The interior of the hotel is a real eye-catcher: the walls are decorated with original Hollywood movie posters, among other things.
citizenM New York Times SquareHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 Stars | The citizenM New York in Times Square is a stylish hotel with a lounge, bar and rooftop bar. It is one of the most popular hotels in the area – and thanks to its location, you can reach all the important sights on foot in no time.
Club Quarters HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | The Club Quarters Hotel has, in addition to really stylish rooms, something that only a few hotels in New York have to offer: the lounge “Skybar”, which you can visit as guests and enjoy a great view of the city from here (there is also free coffee and soft drinks). In addition, the rooms are quite large, so that you can also stay well as a family!
Courtyard New York ManhattanHotels & Accommodations in Hudson Yards
3 Stars | The Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown West in New York is located at the Hudson Yards and offers cool design, its own restaurant and bar. The view from the rooms on the higher floors is great – depending on where you stay, you can overlook either the Hudson River or see the Empire State Building.
Doubletree By Hilton New York Times Square WestHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | There are not one but several hotels within a few blocks of the Doubletree By Hilton New York Times Square. In my opinion, the “Times Square West” is the best of the bunch. From the upper rooms you have a great view of the city and there is even a roof terrace.
Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Midtown WestHotels & Accommodations in Hudson Yards
4 stars | Large and clean rooms, caring and friendly staff, and a great location at Hudson Yards not far from the High Line. Perfect for families.
Heritage Hotel New York CityHotels & Accommodations in Flatiron District
3 Stars | The Heritage Hotel New York City is a budget insider tip in the Flatiron District. The rooms are clean (though small) – but you’re right in the middle of the action. It’s perfect for anyone looking for an affordable hotel in a good location. If you are just looking for a room to sleep, so to speak, this is the one for you.
Hilton Garden Inn Times Square CentralHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
3 Stars | The Hilton Garden Inn West 35th Street made it onto my list of the best hotels in New York, not only because it’s sensationally located – many of the most famous sights like the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, Bryant Park and Times Square are all within easy walking distance. But also because its price-performance-ratio is outstanding!
Hilton Garden Inn West 35th StreetHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
3 Stars | The Hilton Garden Inn West 35th Street made it onto my list of the best hotels in New York, not only because it’s sensationally located – many of the most famous sights like the Empire State Building, Bryant Park and Times Square are all within easy walking distance. But also because its price-performance-ratio is outstanding!
Hotel 31Hotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
2 Stars | Hotel 31 is located between Park and Lexington Heights on 31st Street, hence the name. Around the hotel there are various cafés, restaurants & bars – we were really satisfied! The Empire State Building, Times Square, Herald Square and Madison Square Park are within easy walking distance. The hotel is almost a bargain by New York standards: prices for double rooms start at 120 EUR (excluding breakfast). The rooms are deliberately kept simple, but this is absolutely fine for a couple of nights. And you will likely use your hotel room mostly for sleeping anyway. Some rooms have their own bathroom – others have a shared bathroom on the same floor and an extra bathroom with toilet. These are cleaned several times a day and are therefore pretty much spotless. The hotel won’t win any design awards in the near future, but the location, the price and the cleanliness make Hotel 31 a recommendation!
Hotel Millennium BroadwayHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 Stars | The Millennium Broadway Hotel was called Millennium Times Square until recently and is located – as the name suggests – right in the pulsating heart of Manhattan. Although it is no longer the most modern hotel, it scores points for its location.
Hyatt Centric Times Square New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 Stars | The Hyatt Centric is a hotel right at Times Square New York and has a lounge on the roof and really nice rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. So you have a wonderful view of the city. The rooms on the upper floors are absolutely stunning!
JW Marriott Essex House New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4.5 stars | There are 439 rooms and 70 suites in the approximately 140-metre-high JW Marriott Essex House, all of which have recently been redesigned. The stunning hotel impresses with art deco designs, intelligent use of technology and an impressive interior with a view of Manhattan and Central Park. The JW Marriott Essex House is also located at the southern end of Central Park, not far from Columbus Circle.
Knickerbocker HotelHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
5 stars | The Knickerbocker Hotel is one of the most popular hotels in Times Square in the famous Theater District. The rooms are quite large and modern by New York standards. From the hotel’s own rooftop terrace, St. Clouds, you have a stunning view of Times Square – ideal for winding down after a long day in New York!
Library Hotel by Library Hotel CollectionHotels & Accommodations in Murray Hill
4 stars | Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection is a small boutique hotel in Murray Hill. If you are looking for a relaxed and stylish hotel, you should check it out! It has beautifully decorated rooms and a rooftop bar where you can end the day!
Highlights like Rockefeller Center, One Vanderbilt, Times Square and the Empire State Building are within easy reach – and since it’s located in the residential area of Murray Hill, it’s wonderfully quiet in the evenings.
Lotte New York PalaceHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | Hotel Lotte is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan and is a luxury hotel with a very special charm. Everything you expect from a 5 star hotel you will find here! Large rooms, noble design and helpful staff, who do everything to make you feel comfortable!
If you are looking for a hotel in the center of New York, you should check out this hotel: it is located right next to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, not far from Rockefeller Center and Central Park. This means that all the important sights are within easy walking distance. And if you want to relax, the Lotte New York Hotel has an excellent spa area!the Lotte New York Hotel has an excellent spa area!
M Social Hotel Times Square New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 stars | Recently renovated, the M Social New York is located in Times Square in the Theatre District. Along with the Hyatt Times Square, it’s another Times Square hotel that’s one of my top 27 New York hotels with a great view. The rooms are very modern and chic and offer views of Broadway, Times Square or the Hudson River. The location makes it very desirable – yet you can sleep quietly here. This is made possible by the soundproof glazing of the floor-to-ceiling windows.
From Rockefeller Center with its viewing platform “Top of the Rock” to the famous Broadway, where you can watch the most popular musicals in New York, everything is in close proximity.
MADE HotelHotels & Accommodations in Korea Town
4 stars | MADE Hotel is located in the heart of Midtown and is one of the coolest accommodations in this neighborhood, which I personally love. The hotel is modern, really nicely designed, contains a lot of greenery (which contributes to the wonderful atmosphere) and has as icing on the cake a rooftop bar & lounge called “Lounge Good Behavior” on the 18th floor of the hotel. The view of the city is really nice!
The Empire State Building is only 3 blocks away, Washington Square Park and Union Square are within easy reach, and you don’t even need the subway to get to New York’s many other attractions. The MADE Hotel is located in the Koreatown neighborhood on the border of Murray Hill – that’s why I put it on the list of the best hotels in Murray Hill NYC!
Margaritaville Resort Times SquareHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 stars | The Margaritaville Resort Times Square is the only hotel in Times Square with a rooftop pool and brings Mexico to New York! It’s really exciting because I’ve never noticed Times Square with “tropical” touches before. That’s changing now, as the Margaritaville Resort Times Square is bringing a palm tree and beach vacation feel to the Big Apple.
In the hotel itself there are two restaurants and several bars: a Tiki bar, the Licence to Chill and the 5 O’Clock Somewhere bar. You see, they don’t take themselves too seriously, which I really like!
Millennium Hilton New York One UN PlazaHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | The Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza is also called “ONE UN New York” and is one of the hotels in New York fwith a wunderful view over the East River, Chrysler and Empire State Building and the newest observation deck The Summit.
As the name suggests, you’re right by the UN building in Murray Hill – it’s quiet, there are lots of relaxed bars and restaurants near you. This is the reason why I like Murray Hill so much!
Motto by Hilton New York City ChelseaHotels & Accommodations in Chelsea
4 stars | The Motto by Hilton New York City Chelsea is one of the newest boutique hotels in New York. It is centrally located on the border of Chelsea and Gramercy at Madison Square Park – so you can reach all important sights on foot.
The hotel itself is super-stylish and offers a beautiful view of the city. The rooms aren’t huge, but they are very practical, high quality, and tastefully decorated. The hotel’s restaurant and bar are the perfect place to end your day in style.
New York EDITIONHotels & Accommodations in Flatiron District
5 stars | Hotel New York EDITION is located directly at Madison Square Park at the Flatiron Building and therefore perfect for all who are looking for a really nice hotel for their New York trip!
It is one of the best hotels in the Flatiron District of NYC: the rooms are large even by New York standards, it has huge windows from which you have a fantastic view of the city and has its own Michelin-starred restaurant.
Another highlight is the bar: super-stylish, the atmosphere is great, and the cocktails are top-notch. My conclusion: the Hotel New York EDITION is just awesome!
New York Marriott MarquisHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 Stars | The Marriott Marquis is a fantastic hotel with a 360° panoramic restaurant in Times Square New York. It’s a great place to stay, especially if you book the “City View” rooms. You guessed it: The view from these rooms is absolutely phenomenal!
Park Lane New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | The Park Lane Hotel at Central Park South is one of the nicest hotels in the district for me. The view over Central Park from the hotel rooms get’s never boring and if you are in New York for Thanksgiving, you can even watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade NYC from the Park Lane Hotel.
You’ll love the atmosphere in the hotel: it’s very stylish, classy and yet cozy. The rooms themselves are large by New York standards and have super comfortable beds.
Pestana Park AvenueHotels & Accommodations in Murray Hill
4 stars | The Pestana Park Avenue is for me one of the most beautiful hotels in Murray Hill: the hotel rooms are really big for New York standards, very nice and modern furnished and some of them even have a balcony from which you can look at the city and especially at the Empire State Building. It has only recently opened, so the furnishings from the lobby to the terrace to the rooms are all up to date.
Attractions like Bryant Park and Grand Central Station are within a few minutes walking distance, you are in the heart of the city!
Renaissance New York Times Square HotelHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 stars | The 4-star Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel is perfectly located: right on its namesake Times Square. It’s elegantly decorated, with dark furniture and gold and blue accents. Since the hotel rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, you’ll have a great view of Times Square (not just to the ball drop). You’ll feel right at home at the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel!
Royalton Park AvenueHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 stars | One of the best hotels in Midtown is the boutique hotel “Royalton Park Avenue”. Besides a wonderful interior (I really like the style), there is even a rooftop bar and pool.
This area spans 2 levels: one is the lounge and the second is just the rooftop terrace. So if you want to stay in style in the heart of Manhattan, there’s no way around the Royalton Park Avenue.
The Chatwal, a Luxury Collection HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | This is one of the most luxurious hotels in Times Square. This Art Deco boutique hotel is located just a 5-minute walk from Broadway’s best theaters. The establishment is famous for its old-school luxury, with service that includes a butler in every room. It is also home to a prestigious spa, the highest quality linens, plush bathrobes and every luxury accessory imaginable.
The Lambs Club at the Chatwal is a bar and grill restaurant offering classic American cuisine, revamped and with touches of haute cuisine. The restaurant has a 232 m² lounge located on a mezzanine level and equipped with 20-foot windows overlooking the city. The Chatwal Hotel in Times Square is unbeatable if you are looking to disconnect from the real world and spend a few days in decadent luxury in the best city in the world.
The Manhattan ClubHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 Stars | The Manhattan Club is a really nice hotel in Midtown, just three blocks from Central Park. The rooms are pleasant and stylish, and all the main sights of New York are within walking distance of the hotel.
The Marcel at GramercyHotels & Accommodations in Gramercy
4 stars | The Marcel is one of the best and most popular hotels in Gramercy Park of New York. The rooms are super-beautiful and stylishly decorated and it almost feels like a boutique hotel. A special highlight is the small but nice roof terrace, from which you can even see the Empire State Building.
The location in Gramercy NYC is ideal for those who are looking for a central but quiet hotel. Important attractions are within walking distance, Union Square and Madison Square Park with the Flatiron Building are just 3 blocks away.
The Nomad HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 Stars | This luxurious hotel is located just a five-minute walk from Madison Square Garden. The rooms are stylishly furnished, and you can enjoy a great view of the city from every room.
The Peninsula HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | The Peninsula Hotel should be included in every list of hotels in New York with the best views of Manhattan. It is located in the center of Manhattan and the skyline seems close enough for you to reach out and touch it. Its location on 55th Street and 5th Avenue means that you can feel the energy of the midst of the city from its terrace. While the views are impressive during the day, they hit a whole ‘nother level as soon as darkness falls. From here you can watch the yellow taxis stream through midtown in the rhythm of the traffic lights and the tiny-looking people hurrying amongst them from above. You can also enjoy this incredible view from your bed in the spa area thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows. The Peninsulas small rooftop bar – The Salon de Ning – is also a great spot to spend your night!
The Plaza New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 Stars | The most famous hotel around Central Park is likely The Plaza. Opening in 1907, the world-renowned luxury hotel represents a piece of New York’s rich history. Of course, it can’t be missing from any such list of the best hotels in city. The Plaza has become a real New York landmark. So many stars and other illustrious guests have walked through the doors of this iconic building over the years. You likely notice the hotel from the 90s classic movie Home Alone 2. The façade in the style of the French Renaissance and the impressive interior design can also be seen in many other famous productions. The Plaza is located at the southern end of Central Park, not far from 5th Avenue.
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central ParkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 Stars | The Ritz-Carlton presents itself as an oasis of luxury in the heart of New York City, especially after a recent redesign of the entire hotel. The new la Prairie Spa leaves nothing to be desired and the Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge on the second floor of the hotel offers cocktails with a magnificent view of Central Park. The Ritz-Carlton is located at the southern end of Central Park. I mean, what else would you expect from a Ritz? It’s phenomenal.
The RogerHotels & Accommodations in NoMad
4 stars | Roger Hotel is located right next to the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and many shopping opportunities around Herald Square. The boutique hotel has modernly furnished rooms, some of which offer balconies with views of the city (and the Empire State Building).
The hotel restaurant is very inviting, in part because the menu was created by renowned gourmet chefs and offers a lot of elegant sophistication. Croissants and pastries are served for breakfast, and the Mezzanine lounge invites you to linger with cocktails. The four stars here are definitely justified. The Roger Hotel convinces above all with its urbanity, which fits absolutely perfectly into New York city life.
The Setai Fifth AvenueHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | The Setai Fifth Avenue at the Empire State Building was once called “The Langham” and is a luxury hotel with great service that impresses couples in particular. The Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue is located in the city’s most popular neighborhood and has great public transportation connections.
The rooms are very modernly furnished and just under 40m² in size. The bathrooms convince with shower and bathtub and a TV integrated in the mirror. Sports enthusiasts will love the in-house gym, which is very well equipped, and gastro fans will be delighted with the Michelin-starred restaurant. Being right next to the Empire State Building, The Setai Fifth Avenue is perfectly situated for a day of sightseeing in New York.
This hotel at the Empire State Building is particularly suitable for travelers with a slightly higher travel budget, as the Langham Palace is not entirely inexpensive, but something very special in any case!
The St. Regis New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | The St. Regis New York is one of the grand hotels that have their own unique charm. It is a 5 star luxury hotel that is very classic and beautifully decorated. Due to its location on 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, all major attractions are within easy reach.
The Times Square EDITIONHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
5 stars | One of the best hotels in Times Square is The Times Square EDITION. In my experience, everything is just right here: cool design, wonderful atmosphere, rooftop bar and a sensational view of Times Square (and the ball drop on New Year’s Eve).
The Whitby HotelHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
5 stars | The Whitby Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in New York not far from Rockefeller Center, Central Park, 5th Avenue and the Museum of Modern Art. For me, it is one of the most beautiful hotels in the city, because it is not only beautifully furnished – it has a very special charm that I like very much.
The hotel rooms at the Whitby Hotel have floor-to-ceiling windows and some of them even have a small terrace. If you want something really special, this hotel is a real option for you!
The William NYCHotels & Accommodations in Murray Hill
4 stars | The William Hotel in Murray Hill is a design hotel in New York and ideal for self-catering, because the rooms have their own small kitchenette with refrigerator. Like a boutique hotel, each hotel room and suite is furnished with its own style. It has a really good restaurant “The Shakespeare Pub & The Garden Room” and a great bar to offer.
U Hotel Fifth AvenueHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
3 stars | U Hotel Fifth Avenue is a very nice and popular hotel in the heart of New York City. It is located right on 5th Avenue and a 5 minute walk from the famous Macy’s in Herald Square and just one block from the Empire State Building.
If you’re looking for a budget hotel in Midtown Manhattan, the U Hotel Fifth Avenue is a great option. Many of New York’s famous attractions are within walking distance and you’ll be right in the middle of the action!
W New York Times SquareHotels & Accommodations in Theatre District
4 stars | sThe W Hotel in Times Square is one of the most popular hotels in the Theatre District and offers a sensational view of Times Square. There is a stylish bar, the staff is very accommodating and the location is perfect for walking to the main attractions of New York.
Warwick New YorkHotels & Accommodations in Midtown Manhattan
4 Stars | The Warwick New York is a historical hotel close to Central Park, Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall on 5th Avenue. It can boast not one, but two great restaurants and many beautifully decorated rooms. In my opinion, this feels more like a 5-star-hotel. A very charming and luxurious place to stay.
Places of interest in Midtown
Midtown hotels are among the most popular choices for accommodation for New York visitors. Why? Because more than half of all major attractions are located in this area, such as the Empire State Building, Top of the Rock, One Vanderbilt and The Edge. Also, you have Times Square, Bryant Park, Madison Square Park, the Flatiron Building, Grand Central Station and museums like The Met. It’s the obvious choice to stay close to these sights, especially on your first trip to the Big Apple.
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