Hotels in New York
New York's hotels are iconic. You've probably heard of luxurious places like The Plaza, Waldorf Astoria New York and the St Regis New York. But there are plenty of budget-friendly hotels in the Big Apple, if you're looking to save some pennies for sightseeing and dining out. To find the cheapest hotels in New York, try searching our deals by month, as this will reveal the cheapest time to go.
New York destination guide
Times Square; Broadway, The Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue... They’re all to found here on Manhattan. The Upper West Side, ordered by Central Park, is a neighbourhood of brownstone buildings, boutiques, restaurants and bars, while the Upper East Side is home to world-class cultural institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lower Manhattan, where New York began, is now a blend of old colonial churches and gleaming skyscrapers. Finally, in bohemian Greenwich Village you’ll discover a community of late-night coffee houses, cafés, bars, restaurants, experimental theatres and music clubs.
Getting around New York City is easy, with ample buses and the iconic yellow taxis, as well as the infamous New York subway. A one-day Fun Pass gets you unlimited travel on the subways and buses.
Culture vultures can revel in the magnificence of the Guggenheim Museum or the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), while sports buffs can take a visit to Madison Square Garden or the Yankee Stadium. Then there’s those magical tourist sites that you'll recognise from hundreds of films. Stroll through Central Park, visit the Statue of Liberty and see the bright lights of Times Square. And, of course, don’t forget New York's amazing architecture, including the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge and Chrysler building.
The famous Fifth Avenue is home to many of the top designer boutiques and stores, while Greenwich Village and Soho offer a more speciality shopping experience. Try Century 21 for discount designer clothes Downtown or take a tour to Woodbury Common for a choice of designer outlets. And of course, you can’t leave without popping into the world-famous department stored of Macy’s and Bloomingdale's.