“The Big City”, “The Big Apple”, “The City That Never Sleeps”, “The Melting Pot” or just New York City is the most populous city in the United States. Located on one of the World’s largest harbors New York City has many times been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Founded in 1624 by colonist of the Dutch Republic, the city later became the capital of the United States until 1790. There are many popular buildings and spots in the city like Times Square, the Empire State Building, Central Park and Washington Square Park, which have become tourist attractions and welcome more than 55 million visitors every year. The Statue of Liberty became a globally recognized symbol of the United States’ democracy because of the millions immigrants which found their way to America through Ellis Island. If you are on your way to New York City it is essential to find a good place to stay, so check out the list bellow.
- The 414 Hotel
A gem in New York hotels’ crown is this mid-range hotel. Situated five minutes away from Times Square, it is actually pretty peaceful and quiet for the standards of New York City. The hotel has 22 rooms, but has everything necessary for a great stay. The place has a nice atmosphere, probably because its boutique style. It has a small inner garden where you can have your first meal of the day. The hotel, however, doesn’t have an elevator, so consider that if booking a room there.
- The Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel
The Upper East Side in Manhattan offers many places to stay, but one of them needs some special attention. The Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel is a quiet place with spacious, but cozy rooms. This boutique hotel has unique terrace suits with private patios where you can relax away from the noise. It offers in-room dining, it has a low-key TV room and a gym, so you will feel just like at home!
- Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York
And for those who prefer luxury and need something more sophisticated, there is the Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York. You will find it is an exquisite place for an exquisite taste. It has a Parisian elegance with some American aftertaste. The hotel has 114 rooms and suites where you will feel like a king! You can use the fitness, go for a swim in the pool and later in the evening you can join some of the cultural events. What more could you ask for?
- City Rooms NYC
If you are on a budget, or just don’t want to spend a lot for a room, you should try this place. It has small rooms, but very neat and clean. Just two blocks away from Penn Station, here you will be welcomed by a friendly staff and will find everything you need to have a pleasant stay in NYC.
- Jazz on the Park
Another place perfect for people on budget, for students and backpackers is Jazz on the Park. Located right by Central Park this hostel has more than it meets the eye. Along with the cozy rooms you will find a pool table too, so you can have some fun even if you stay inside. Staying in a hostel is not as comfortable as staying in a private hotel room, but the prices are lower and you get to meet a lot of cool people too!