Midtown, NY

New York
Midtown featuring a bay or harbor, a sunset and a city

One of the most recognizable areas in the world also has enough tourist attractions to fill several visits.

With its traditional gentlemen’s clubs, luxury retail outlets and hot dog stands, Midtown is an unmistakable sight that many visitors never forget. Ride to the top of the Empire State Building and look out over panoramic views of the New York City skyline. Experience the spectacular lights of Times Square.

This is one of the most densely built areas in the world. While most of the buildings are devoted to commercial real estate, the area gradually becomes more residential moving east toward Grand Central Station. Spend your sightseeing time on the western side of Midtown. If you do go east, step inside the beautiful lobby of Grand Central, a sight familiar from many movies. Admire the beauty of the architecture of this cavernous space.

Show business is a main reason why people come to Midtown. See a play, musical or comedy routine on Theatre Row. Wander under the bright lights of 42nd Street, also a popular Midtown destination for theater. Catch a spectacular performance at Radio City Music Hall or pay for a guided tour that covers the art deco architecture of this legendary building.

Search for the latest fashions in upscale clothing retailers, including Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor and Bergdorf Goodman. Visit the majestic plaza surrounding Rockefeller Center.

Midtown is full of some of the most well-known and respected dining venues and accommodations in the world. Many options skew to the high end, but even if you don’t stay at the Palace, the Plaza or Waldorf-Astoria, visit their sterling lobbies and sit down for a cocktail at one of their bar-restaurants.

Nearly every subway in New York passes through Midtown. Get off anywhere between 59th Street and 34th Street, where all the main attractions are concentrated. You’ll have a lot of crowds to weave through in order to see all the famous sights of this exciting part of the city.


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Row NYC
Row NYC
4 out of 5
700 8th Avenue, New York, NY
The price is $90 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps from The Majestic Theater, St. James Theatre, and Shubert Theatre. Times Square and Broadway are also within 5 minutes. ...
3.5/5Good! (3,342 reviews)
"How they fit everything you need into such a small, clean, well-cared for space is beyond me. Highly recommend! Right in the heart of everything."

Reviewed on Sep 22, 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 $110 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of PlayStation Theater and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Gershwin Theater and New York Times Building ...
3.5/5Good! (5,165 reviews)
"Lobby was cool, vintage NYC. Room was spacious. Furnishings need updating."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 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 $169 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
This family-friendly New York hotel is located in the entertainment district, steps from August Wilson Theater, Broadway Theatre, and Ed Sullivan Theater. Circle ...
4.3/5Excellent! (625 reviews)
"Great place great views of time square"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

M Social Hotel Times Square New York
Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square
Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square
4 out of 5
305 West, 46th Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
The price is $142 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 5
Located in Midtown, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Times Square and Broadway. Central Park and Rockefeller Center are also within 15 minutes. ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,442 reviews)
"Quiet and gorgeous view of the city and times square"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square
The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel
The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel
4 out of 5
481 Eighth Ave., New York, NY
The price is $112 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Times Square, Empire State Building, and Broadway. Grand Central Terminal and Chrysler Building ...
3.9/5Good! (3,705 reviews)
"The New Yorker is an older hotel, but it was the perfect location for a quick trip to NYC. The staff was kind and gave us a room upgrade (amazing view) and there were safety checks by staff before getting on the elevators. The only complaint is that the elevators did take quite some time to come. ..."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel
YOTEL New York
YOTEL New York
4 out of 5
570 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY
The price is $130 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Located in Midtown, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Times Square and Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Broadway and Empire State Building ...
3.9/5Good! (4,940 reviews)
"Hip hotel good area and easy to get to Time Square and restaurants . Rooms small but nice . Only downfall was they don’t provide washcloths unless you ask -"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

YOTEL New York
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