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The Flatiron Building is considered to be one of the first skyscrapers in America, built in 1902. The neighborhood around the building is called the Flatiron District after this signature landmark. One such hotel located in that area is the Flatiron Hotel, a smaller upscale hotel with old world charm. There is music playing nightly and a beautiful two story aquarium featured in the lobby area. With attention to detail, this property offers an elegance, sophistication, and also great views of the New York City Skyline. Mid-scale hotels within walking distance to the Flatiron Building include the Broadway Plaza Hotel, with large rooms and free breakfast, coffee and tea, the Hampton Inn New York Chelsea, with a free breakfast, high-speed internet, and great city views, and the Fairfield Inn & Suites Manhattan Chelsea, a newer property with complimentary breakfast, flat-screen TV's and storage space. These hotels near the Flatiron Building give guests a reason stay and enjoy a wonderful visit.