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Manhattan New York Accommodations

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The Manhattan center point is around the area of Macy's and the area of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

When most people picture the iconic New York City skyline, they see Manhattan. As a cultural and economic center of the country, and with landmarks such as Grand Central Terminal, Central Park, and Times Square, Manhattan welcomes millions of visitors from around the world every year. Manhattan is one of the five boroughs of New York City, and one of the most densely populated places in the world. If you're planning a trip to this bustling city, it's important to find the perfect hotel for your stay so you can see everything Manhattan has to offer. More from this guide...

Manhattan Hotels & Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn New York / West 35th Street - New York
+1-888-389-4121
63 West 35th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.07 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 2 meeting rooms in property
From$96
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Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/Herald Square
+1-888-675-2083
71 West 35th St. at 6th Ave., New York, NY 10001 ~0.07 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • 4-star property
  • Hotel has 17 floors
From$160
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Hampton Inn Manhattan 35th St. / Empire State Bldg in New York
+1-800-716-8490
59 West 35th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.08 miles east of Manhattan
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 146 rooms in hotel
From$149
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The Gregory Hotel
+1-800-805-5223
42 West 35th St., New York City, NY 10001 ~0.09 miles east of Manhattan
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
  • AC worked well
  • Approx. half of guests said the bathroom was dirty
From$76
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Holiday Inn Express Manhattan Times Square South, an IHG Hotel : 60 West 36th St.
+1-888-965-1860
60 West 36th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.10 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 135 rooms in hotel
From$139
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Kixby
+1-888-788-5576
45 West 35th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.11 miles east of Manhattan
  • Three Star property
  • Hotel has 3 suites
From$90
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Martinique New York on Broadway, Curio Collection by Hilton
+1-888-897-9207
49 West 32nd St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.12 miles south of Manhattan
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • 6 meeting rooms in property
  • Almost all guests thought the service was very professional
  • Minibar can be a problem
From$139
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Hyatt Place New York Midtown South - New York
+1-888-311-4278
52 West 36th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.12 miles east of Manhattan
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • 26 floors in hotel
From$100
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Oakwood Sixth Avenue in New York
+1-888-469-4795
888 6th Ave., New York, NY 10001 ~0.12 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:30 PM
From$200
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BW Premier Herald Square
+1-888-734-9421
50 West 36th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.13 miles east of Manhattan
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$86
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Hotel Stanford
+1-888-841-5292
43 West 32nd St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.13 miles south of Manhattan
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Menu is adequate
  • Lovely reception staff
From$189
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Hampton Inn Madison Square Garden Area Hotel in New York
+1-888-455-5160
116 West 31 St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.15 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 136 rooms in hotel
From$122
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Embassy Suites by Hilton New York Manhattan Times Square
+1-888-965-8297
60 West 37th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.16 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 39 floors
From$204
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The Hotel at Fifth Avenue : 17 West 32nd St.
+1-888-906-6358
17 West 32nd St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.16 miles southeast of Manhattan
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • 14 floors in hotel
From$99
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Moxy Nyc Times Square - New York
+1-888-749-6785
485 7th Ave., New York, NY 10018 ~0.18 miles northwest of Manhattan
  • Four star hotel
From$200
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Hotel Pennsylvania in New York
+1-888-878-9982
401 7th Ave., New York, NY 10001 ~0.19 miles west of Manhattan
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 16 floors
  • Good accessibility by car
  • Bath tub was absolutely filthy
From$53
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Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, New York City - New York
+1-888-389-4485
33 West 37th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.19 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
  • Staff were wonderful and willing
  • Bar is awesome
From$125
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Holiday Inn New York City Midtown 31st Street
+1-888-389-4121
30 32 West 31st St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.19 miles south of Manhattan
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • 122 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$126
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Hyatt Herald Square New York in New York
+1-888-675-2083
30 West 31st St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.19 miles south of Manhattan
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
From$175
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Nyma The New York Manhattan Hotel : 6 West 32nd St.
+1-800-716-8490
6 West 32nd St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.20 miles southeast of Manhattan
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 171 rooms
From$89
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Luxe Life Hotel New York
+1-800-805-5223
19 West 31st St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.20 miles south of Manhattan
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$193
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Fairfield Inn by Marriott New York Manhattan/Fifth Avenue
+1-888-965-1860
21 West 37th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.20 miles east of Manhattan
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Fair breakfast prices
  • About half of guests thought it was too noisy
From$88
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott New York Midtown Manhattan
+1-888-788-5576
25 West 37th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.20 miles east of Manhattan
  • 4 star property
  • Hotel has 19 floors
From$160
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Refinery Hotel : 63 West 38th St.
+1-888-897-9207
63 West 38th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.21 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • Luxury 5-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 197 rooms
  • Awesome vibe
  • Breakfast is average
From$49
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Kimpton Hotel Eventi, an IHG Hotel in New York
+1-888-311-4278
851 Ave. of The Americas, New York, NY 10001 ~0.21 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • Luxury 5 star Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Spacious bathroom
  • Most guests complained about the elevator
From$269
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Stewart Hotel
+1-888-469-4795
371 7th Ave., New York, NY 10001 ~0.21 miles west of Manhattan
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 28 floors
From$76
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Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel - New York
+1-888-734-9421
218 West 35th St., New York, NY 10035 ~0.21 miles northwest of Manhattan
  • 4-star hotel
From$239
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Wingate Midtown South - New York
+1-888-841-5292
11 West 37th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.21 miles east of Manhattan
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Check in: 4:00PM
From$99
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Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan / Chelsea in New York
+1-888-455-5160
135 West 30th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.22 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • High-end hotel
  • 273 rooms in hotel
From$160
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The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue
+1-888-965-8297
400 5th Ave., New York, NY 10018 ~0.22 miles east of Manhattan
  • Luxury 5 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 15 suites
From$350
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Archer New York - New York
+1-888-906-6358
45 West 38th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.23 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • 4-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
From$195
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U Hotel Fifth Avenue : 373 5th Ave.
+1-888-749-6785
373 5th Ave., New York, NY 10016 ~0.23 miles east of Manhattan
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 9 floors
  • AC needs updating
  • Most guests criticized the plain hotel
From$139
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Residence Inn by Marriott New York Manhattan/Times Square
+1-888-878-9982
1033 Ave. of The Americas, New York, NY 10018 ~0.23 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • 357 rooms in hotel
From$175
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Hotel Hendricks : 25 West 38th St.
+1-888-389-4485
25 West 38th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.24 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
From$75
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Wingate by Wyndham Manhattan Midtown - New York
+1-888-389-4121
235 West 35th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.25 miles northwest of Manhattan
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$80
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Grayson Hotel : 30 West 39th St.
+1-888-675-2083
30 West 39th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.26 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • Luxury 5 star Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
From$255
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DoubleTree by Hilton New York City - Chelsea - Manhattan
+1-800-716-8490
128 West 29th St., Manhattan, NY 10001
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Check in time: 04:00pm
  • Almost all guests criticized the unstylish hotel
  • Parking was ok, according to 68%
From$265
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Made Hotel - New York
+1-800-805-5223
44 West 29th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.27 miles south of Manhattan
  • 4 star Downtown hotel
  • 17 floors in hotel
  • Entrance area is ok
  • Close to Penn Station
From$75
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The Paul Hotel NYC - New York City
+1-888-965-1860
32 West 29th St., New York City, NY 10001 ~0.27 miles south of Manhattan
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
From$75
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Ace Hotel New York
+1-888-788-5576
20 West 29 St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.28 miles south of Manhattan
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • Gym is available on property
From$249
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Ace Hotel New York in New York
+1-888-897-9207
20 West 29th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.28 miles south of Manhattan
  • High end Downtown hotel
  • 8 suites in hotel
From$75
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Hyatt House New York / Chelsea in New York
+1-888-311-4278
815 Ave. of The Americas, New York, NY 10001 ~0.28 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • Midscale hotel
  • 150 rooms in property
From$80
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Hilton Garden Inn New York / Manhattan Chelsea : 121 West 28th St.
+1-888-469-4795
121 West 28th St., New York, NY 10001 Website ~0.29 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 24 floors in property
  • Management was excellent, said 73%
  • Great access to the red subway line at the end
From$113
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Avalon Hotel
+1-888-734-9421
16 East 32st, New York, NY 10016 ~0.29 miles southeast of Manhattan
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 80 suites
From$183
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Cambria Hotel New York Chelsea
+1-888-841-5292
123 West 28th St., New York, NY 10001 Website ~0.29 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Bar is ok
  • Parking is rare
From$159
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Hotel Hayden
+1-888-455-5160
127 West 28th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.29 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • 4-star Downtown property
  • Check in: 3:00pm
From$101
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The Sightseeing Pass
+1-888-965-8297
1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018 ~0.29 miles north of Manhattan
  • Luxurious Five Star hotel
From$150
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Arlo Nomad : 11 East 31st St.
+1-888-906-6358
11 East 31st St., New York, NY 10016 ~0.29 miles southeast of Manhattan
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • 249 rooms in hotel
From$275
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Moxy Nyc Chelsea in New York
+1-888-749-6785
105 West 28th St., New York, NY 10001 ~0.29 miles southwest of Manhattan
  • Affordable property
  • Check-in: 16:00
From$90
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Park Terrace Hotel
+1-888-878-9982
40 West 40th St., New York, NY 10018 ~0.29 miles northeast of Manhattan
  • 4 star Downtown hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • About half of guests thought the wifi quality was ok
  • Professional service
From$285
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Manhattan Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Manhattan, NY discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Manhattan hotel for each day and each star rating category.

When to Visit Manhattan, NY

Figuring out the best time to visit Manhattan depends on the purpose of your visit. Not only is summer the hottest time in the city, it's also the busiest. The months between June and August see an influx of tourists as families come to see the city while children are out of school, and visitors from around the world take vacations to tour Manhattan. As a result, hotels usually charge top dollar during these months.Early fall still brings plenty of visitors as the temperatures hover around a comfortable 60 or 70 degrees. If you plan your travels in September and October, you'll still be paying steep hotel rates. However, if you can plan your vacation in early November, you can take advantage of some good hotel deals. If you're looking for good prices, make sure you don't plan your vacation over Thanksgiving. Millions of people fill the streets for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and hotels charge a higher rate for rooms.December brings a trimmed tree at Rockefeller Center and decorated windows along Fifth Avenue. It also brings plenty of visitors to the area to take in everything Christmas in Manhattan has to offer. If you're thinking about visiting the city in the winter, wait until late January and February. At this point, hotel prices will drop. Just be sure to pack warm clothes, since temperatures stay in the 20s and 30s and snow is possible.The months between March and May bring warmer temperatures and spring rain showers. If you plan your trip for late spring, not only can you take advantage of discount hotel prices, you also get to enjoy many outdoor activities, such as walking through the parks, shopping the outdoor markets, and dining outside.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Manhattan, NY:

seasonality of hotel rates in Manhattan

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average rate trends by star rating class in Manhattan, NY. Analyze these charts to determine the least expensive dates to book a room in Manhattan for any future trips.

Luxury Hotel Options in Manhattan, NY

4 Star Average Prices: $229.14

Treat yourself to the best amenities available with a stay in a luxury hotel in Manhattan. One of the most famous luxury hotels in the area is the Waldorf Astoria New York. This legendary landmark is just blocks from famous attractions such as Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Times Square, and more. When you're finished with a day of exploring the city, come back to the hotel and book a treatment at Guerlain Spa, located on the nineteenth floor. Choose from services including body wraps, massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures.Enjoy stunning views of the Manhattan skyline during your stay at Lotte New York Palace. Built in 1882 by railroad baron Henry Villard, the grand entrance of the hotel is directly across from St. Patrick's Cathedral. While you're relaxing in your room, take advantage of luxuries such as a plasma television with premium cable channels, in-room massages, and premium bedding. If you get hungry, try out one of the several on-site restaurants like Pomme Palais, Tavern on 51, and Trouble's Trust.Enjoy a luxurious Manhattan getaway at The Peninsula New York. The hotel is conveniently located on Fifth Avenue, around some of the best shopping in the city. It's also an easy walk to spots such as the Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Center, and Central Park. Back at the hotel, head up to the rooftop pool and take in spectacular views of Manhattan during your swim. You can enjoy poolside dining, or dine at Clement, the on-site restaurant that offers a contemporary American menu with locally-sourced ingredients.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Manhattan

Affordable Hotel Options in Manhattan, NY

3 Star Average Prices: $179.52

Even if you're looking to stay in the heart of Manhattan, it's possible to find affordable hotels that fit your budget. At Hotel Pennsylvania, located across from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden, you can get in a quick workout in their fitness center or indoor pool before heading out to explore the area. If you get hungry while you're there, be sure to check out the on-site restaurant, Statler's Grill. This classic New York steakhouse serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with amazing views of the city.While you're staying at Travel Inn Hotel, you'll enjoy advantages such as a flat-panel television with cable channels, an outdoor pool, fitness center, and room service. However, the best part is what you can explore right outside the front door. Attractions such as The Majestic Theater, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, and Times Square are all within walking distance. If you're interested in trying some New York-style cuisine, stop in the on-site Broadway Coffee Shop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.Manhattan Broadway Budget Hotel is just four blocks from Times Square, six blocks from the Empire State Building, and a half-mile from Madison Square Garden and Macy's. The hotel also offers daily housekeeping and 24-hour front desk concierge services. Best of all, you don't have to leave your furry friend at home when you come to visit Manhattan because, for an extra fee, your pet can stay with you.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Manhattan

2 Star Average Prices: $127.11

2 Star Hotel Prices in Manhattan

Best Discounts in Manhattan, NY

Whether you're looking for hotels that offer a military discount or AAA discount, you can find both with hotels in Manhattan. The Hilton Garden Inn New York/Manhattan – Midtown East offers a Bed and Breakfast Package. With this package, all active and retired military service members and their families enjoy deluxe accommodations up to 15 percent off, free wireless Internet, and full breakfasts for everyone. Even if you're not a military member, Hilton Garden Inn offers discounts for AARP members, and other packages, such as the Family Fun Package and the Bloomingdale's Shop and Stay Package.At The Muse, AAA members receive special discounts and perks, such as free wireless Internet on all your devices during your stay, free coffee and tea in the morning, a hosted wine hour in the evening, and up to 20 percent off the best available rate. If you're not a member of AAA, be sure to take advantage of The Muse's early booking discount and seasonal discounts.

Best Value Options in Manhattan, NY

Manhattan has plenty of mid-range hotels available near many of the top attractions. Holiday Inn Manhattan – Financial District is in the heart of Manhattan, and just a short walk to the New York Stock Exchange, One World Trade Center, Battery Park, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Rooms at the Holiday Inn come with conveniences including free wireless Internet, a flat-panel television with cable, pillow-top beds, and room service.All 1,050 guest rooms and suites at Wyndham New Yorker are above the eighteenth floor. Therefore, many rooms have amazing views of New York City. When you're not enjoying the view from your room, step outside and explore some of the close attractions. Macy's, Herald Square, Madison Square Garden, and Penn Station are all just blocks from the hotel. The Wyndham New Yorker is also home to Tick Tock Diner. This authentic New York diner is open 24 hours a day, and serves 10 kinds of pancakes, 20 types of omelets, sandwiches, salads, wraps, burgers, cakes, and pies.

Manhattan, NY Neighborhoods

Even though Manhattan is the smallest of the five boroughs, it also has incredibly diverse and unique neighborhoods. If you truly want to stay in the middle of it all, look for a hotel in Times Square. The sidewalks teem with pedestrians as nearly 300,000 people pass through here every day, and the neon and LED marquees glow day and night. If you want to catch a show on Broadway or watch the array of sidewalk performers, Times Square is the place you want to stay.The symbolic and geographic center of Manhattan is Midtown. If you're planning a trip to visit famous attractions such as St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York Public Library, Empire State Building, and Grand Central Terminal, look for a hotel in this neighborhood. The shopping in Midtown is also some of the best in the world. From Macy's and Bloomingdale's to Tiffany & Co. and Saks Fifth Avenue, there's always something new to see in the store windows here.When you're looking for a hotel room in Manhattan, you want one close to the attractions you're most interested in seeing. Whether you want to explore Times Square or you're interested in being in the middle of Midtown, with the right planning you can find the perfect hotel for your trip.

'Start spreading the news
I am leaving today
I want to be a part of it
New York, New York!
These vagabond shoes
they are longing to stray
Right through the very heart of it
New York, New York!
Frank Sinatra, considered by many to be the finest American singer of all time, had this to say about New York “ the city that never sleeps. Despite not having born in New York, Sinatra had an insanely mad love affair with the city, made quite apparent in the way of longing that he talked about it even after permanently leaving the city. 

Manhattan is the best known image of New York to people at large. It is as integral to New York as is the Lincoln Memorial to Washington DC or the Hollywood sign to Los Angeles. One of the five boroughs that make this city reclaimed from a swampland that once prevailed on the mouth of river Hudson, New York has, over centuries, become a city of dreams to Americans in smaller towns, a city of hope to immigrants and a city of redemption to those who want to make a new start, wiping their slates clean. 

Manhattan embodies this spirit of New York City like none else. From an objective point of view, it is nothing but a jungle of high-risers and streets, a sea of people wading through to earn a living and a throng of people clicking pictures to show back home. Noted as the costliest place in the whole wide world to buy real estate in, Manhattan is one thing that every tourist wants to check off their to-visit wish list, sooner rather than later. 

If you are one among these, this quick guide to hotels in Manhattan may be a great place to get to know what it is like to stay in Manhattan. 

Staying Cheap in Manhattan 

To make things clear upfront, finding cheap hotels to stay in Manhattan is as difficult a task as you can imagine. In the middle of an ultra-urban region where not one inch of habitable space is left to let go uninhabited, it is quite understandable that hotel prices “ even for the cheapest ones “ have already gone through the roof, and beyond the reach of most of average tourists. 

If it comes as any consolation, the strategy that most tourists do seem to employ “ booking a hotel in a relatively affordable borough like Queens and hopping around the city seeing sights “ is quite effective as well as efficient. 

Raising The Bar of Luxury 

There would be a lot more to write about luxury hotels in Manhattan, though. To put it very simply, Manhattan houses some of the oldest, most significant and most expensive hotel properties in the world. From the great Plaza Hotel that has hosted guests as varied as Mark Twain and Elton John to posh new places like the Ritz Carlton Manhattan, there seems to be really no dearth at all of luxury Manhattan hotels that will never fail to impress their guests with perks of the richest neighborhood in the world, history of many layers and amenities that prices as high as $600 per night entail. 

Manhattan: a Sightseers' Paradise 

Being in Manhattan is, for new visitors, akin to getting lost in a wonderland where every corner is significant and every building seems to have a place in the annals of history or pop culture. 

The best known and most cherished among hundreds of attractions that attract tourists regularly, the Empire State Building is a symbol of everything that Manhattan, and perhaps America, stands for. After you are done visiting the Empire State Building, you can choose to visit the American Museum of Natural History “ noted for its educational tours, immaculately drafted fossils and an admirable collection of specimens from around the world “ a sight that's definitely going to need your full day for a thorough walk. You can reserve a morning or two (even evenings would do, especially during summer) to visit the Central Park, famously known as the air purifier of NYC. 

For shopping aficionados, Manhattan is the place to be, perhaps second only to Paris. There's no global brand that doesn't sell here and no fashion trend that's no available here. From electronics to properties, everything is available in Manhattan. Just head to Macy's Herald Square to get a glimpse of what's hot and what's not. 

For people with a penchant for learning and history, the UN building in Manhattan is a not-to-be-missed attraction. In the same vein, take a half day's trip to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to satisfy the art lover inside you. If you ever happen to be in Manhattan around Christmas time or New Year, Rockefeller Center is definitely going to head your sightseeing roster. The famed Christmas tree and the countdown ritual there is a thing that you would remember for the rest of your life! 

There are a number of other attractions scattered around Manhattan. So, plan your days meticulously so as not to miss out on any of these! 

Local Traveling in Manhattan 

It's incredibly easy to get from one place to another in Manhattan. Being one of the most equipped cities (in terms of infrastructure), Manhattan boasts of a highly efficient public transport system consisting of buses and intra-city & inter-city subway trains that run around the clock, around the year. 

Of course, the ubiquitous taxis of New York City are always there to fall back on. 

Best Time to Enjoy Manhattan 

As far as seasons go, the best time to enjoy the real beauty of Manhattan is the winter (October-December). If you manage to plan a trip to NYC that coincides with the Christmas week, count your blessings as that is the best time for one to be in Manhattan. 

Cheap hotels, however, are a non-existent concept during the holiday season, here in Manhattan. Tourists should also keep in mind that many Manhattan hotels do slash prices just after the New Year's week. 

FAQs about hotels in Manhattan

What are the top rated hotels in Manhattan?

Holiday Inn New York City Midtown 31st Street, Wingate Midtown South and Archer New York are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Manhattan?

Refinery Hotel, Kimpton Hotel Eventi, an IHG Hotel and The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue are the top 3 luxury hotels near Manhattan city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Manhattan?

Hilton Garden Inn New York, Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan, and Hampton Inn Manhattan 35th St. are the properties closest to Manhattan city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Manhattan cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Manhattan can be as cheap as $127.11 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Manhattan cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Manhattan has been $179.52 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Manhattan cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Manhattan has been $229.14 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Manhattan?

Archer New York, The Gregory Hotel and Kixby are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Manhattan?

Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan, Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, New York City and Fairfield Inn by Marriott New York Manhattan are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Manhattan?

Holiday Inn New York City Midtown 31st Street, Holiday Inn Express Manhattan Times Square South, an IHG Hotel and Kimpton Hotel Eventi, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler guest reviews of Manhattan, NY

Below are reviews of the city of Manhattan, NY from an actual visitor's perspective.

"City Walk is Nice"
Score 5.0 / 5

City walk was nice! Seeing all the excitement and people ..I use a handicap walker and everyone in the city was soooo polite and helpful..

Angela B., from 07-Sep-2022
"Hotel was convenient for shopping, sightseeing & restaurants."
Score 4.0 / 5

This hotel was convenient for shopping, sightseeing and restaurants.

Gwendolyn L., from 06-Aug-2022
"Pizza and pubs!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Pizza and pubs!

Angela D., from 15-May-2022
"Tons of Fun!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Tons of fun.

Christopher R., from 18-Mar-2022
"Theaters, food!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Theaters, food!

Lori M., from 16-Feb-2022
"So much stuff to do!! "
Score 4.0 / 5

So much stuff to do!! We were here to see Dear Evan Hansen but also did a bunch of other touristy things too.

Neil N., from 16-Jan-2022
"Safe area."
Score 4.0 / 5

No problems while we walked the streets thanks for the safe experience.

Hubert J., from 01-Dec-2021
"Love NYC!"
Score 5.0 / 5

NYC is so surreal with the lights, sounds, smells, food, diversity and interesting people. Love exploring the city. So much to do. Explored Brooklyn this time. Central Park is still on our bucket list. Next time.

Aimee V., from 23-Nov-2021
"Fast and..."
Score 5.0 / 5

Manhattan is very fast paced. The people are fast even though they don't notice. You should plan ahead (including transportation) so you are pretty sure where you're going and try to stay off the main thoroughfares unless you like crowds. If you do those things you will get to enjoy the culture and atmosphere without drowning in the chaos.

Edward E., from 24-Nov-2019
"Great location."
Score 4.0 / 5

close to the places I visited.

Cristina T., from 19-Nov-2019
"Visiting"
Score 5.0 / 5

Museums, theatre, energy and vibe. Shopping is always a treat as well.

Deborah M., from 17-Oct-2019
"Travel"
Score 4.0 / 5

So much to do and wonderful places to eat.

Laurie P., from 14-Oct-2019
"Great"
Score 5.0 / 5

Shopping great

Linda O., from 02-Sep-2019
"Historical Sites "
Score 5.0 / 5

A lot of history to see. Definitely something everyone should see.

Cindy E., from 21-Jul-2019
"Awesome City "
Score 5.0 / 5

Manhattan is a great City, I always come back to it.

Jasper G., from 19-Jul-2019
"Loved the 911 Museum! "
Score 4.0 / 5

Also had great meals at Foley's Pub and Patzeria Family & Friends. Foley's Pub was one of the best sports bars I've been too. Our waitress was so sweet and very helpful telling us how to get around the city. We will definitely visit again.

Kim L., from 26-Mar-2019
"Great Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

We did so much but Times Square and the plays are the best. Dinner cruise on the Hudson, World Trade Center, 911 museum is a must.

Kevin S., from 17-Apr-2018
"Great"
Score 5.0 / 5

The Big Apple is great.

Gail S., from 12-Jul-2016
"There's Always Something To Do"
Score 5.0 / 5

It's the city that never sleeps!

Anne S., from 05-Jun-2016
"Fun City"
Score 5.0 / 5

Great Broadway Shows, Empire State Building, and One World Trade Center, and more.

Unknown U., from 19-Nov-2015
"Encuentre aquí todo lo"
Score 4.0 / 5

Encuentras todo cultural-social-educativo todo esta cerca, buena comida, puedes ir de compras o solamente a mirar siempre encontraras algo de interes.

Elidia R., from 08-Jan-2014
"Recommended attractions"
Score 4.0 / 5

Apollo and Sylvia's in Harlem, Times Square, and the Rockefeller Center.

Fredrika C., from 10-Dec-2013
"Love it"
Score 4.0 / 5

I LOVE IT!

Delores W., from 29-Oct-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Manhattan, NY shown above is 4.6 out of 5 based on 23 reviews
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