New York, NY

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New York

New York City, half-jokingly referred to as the center of the universe, rumbles with energy, ambition and gusto.

Experience the neon at night in Times Square, the bustle of Grand Central Terminal, or some freewheeling fun at Coney Island’s amusement park. New York also has its serious side in Brooklyn’s hip, artistic neighborhood or the sobering 9/11 Memorial at World Trade Center Ground Zero. Out on the harbor, the Statue of Liberty — a beacon of hope for millions of immigrants fleeing war and famine in the late-19th century — still symbolizes freedom and New York’s reputation as a make-or-break city, attracts millions of dreamers, who come to try their luck in The Big Apple.

Divided into five boroughs — Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx — New York is home to more than eight million people and a diverse multi-cultural mix. You'll find authentic ethnic eateries throughout multi-cultural hubs like Chinatown and Little Italy. Diversity in New York is embraced and celebrated, from African American music and culture in Harlem to Judaism in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, which has one of the largest Orthodox Jewish communities outside of Israel.

The iconic subway system forms an intricate labyrinth above and below the ground. It’s the easiest public transportation option for visitors; purchase your MetroCard and refill on a pay-as-you-go basis. Walking is the best way to soak up the city’s sights and explore Manhattan’s eclectic neighborhoods, from the wealthy Upper West Side to the lively East Village.

Midtown East, where you’ll find the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, is an ideal stop for those new to the city. First-timers needn’t feel anxious about finding their way. The city’s grid system is simple to navigate and New Yorkers are quick to offer assistance should you lose your way.

New York caters to culture buffs, with galleries like the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Opera to Broadway’s cozy theaters and the Upper West Side’s Lincoln Center. Those in search of proof that the city never sleeps won’t be disappointed, with countless shops, bars and clubs open until late hours of the night.

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Where to stay in New York

Row NYC
Row NYC
4 out of 5
700 8th Avenue, New York, NY
The price is ¥9,715 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps from Shubert Theatre and Richard Rodgers Theatre. Minskoff Theater and Times Square are also within 5 minutes. 49th St. ...
3.5/5 Good! (3,395 reviews)
"I contacted the hotel to make a change to the reservation and upon arrival at the hotel they had not done so. The employee who attended me at check in was not friendly and looked upset (poor customer service). The room is small and uncomfortable but has everything you need and was clean. The hotel ..."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Row NYC
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
The price is ¥12,524 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps from Times Square, Broadway, and Minskoff Theater. Shubert Theatre and Richard Rodgers Theatre are also within 5 minutes. ...
3.5/5 Good! (5,269 reviews)
"It is a great location."

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2021

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
M Social Hotel Times Square New York
M Social Hotel Times Square New York
4 out of 5
226 W 52nd St, New York, NY
The price is ¥15,048 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 15
This family-friendly New York hotel is located in the entertainment district, steps from August Wilson Theater, Broadway Theatre, and Ed Sullivan Theater. Circle ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (797 reviews)
"Something which was unique and noticeable was the cleanliness. The staff were so nice and friendly and helpful. Love having breakfast in the hotel, every thing was fresh. So relaxing and enjoyable sitting at the bar or on the deck and have a drink! Every where in the hotel was very clean. It is close ..."

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2021

M Social Hotel Times Square New York
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 ¥3,427 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 19
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue, Herald Square, and Empire State Building. Macy's and Madison Square Garden are also ...
2.6/5 (440 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 Oct 14, 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 ¥19,320 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Times Square, Madison Square Garden, and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Macy's and Shubert Theatre ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,667 reviews)
"Hotel room was modern and clean, other than the eighth inch of dust on top of the dresser. Gentleman at the front desk was extremely friendly."

Reviewed on Oct 4, 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 ¥14,849 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
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! (2,452 reviews)
"Very friendly, they clean my room every day, love to back to stay late"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 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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