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The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark and Art Deco skyscraper serving as the highest structure in New York City and the second highest building in the United States. There are many high-end, luxury hotels downtown like the Langham Place Fifth Avenue, Hotel Chandler, and the Hotel Roger Williams that offer the very best in customer service, top rated city views, luxurious bath amenities and bedding, and within walking distance to the Empire State Building. Within the same area, there are some great mid-scale hotels without breaking the budget such as Hotel 35 Herald Square, Hotel Stanford in New York, the Hampton Inn Empire State Building, and the Hyatt Place New York Midtown South all of which offer guests free breakfast, fantastic views of the city, and above all else, an affordable night's stay in a great downtown location. Other nearby attractions also can include a visit to the Fashion District, the Chrysler Building, Broadway, and Times Square all less than half a mile of both luxury living and comfortable, mid-scale lodging.