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New York
Travel Guide

New York

One of the world’s most exciting cities positively shines with shopping, shows, museums, sports, and the beautiful and spacious Central Park.

Delve into the neon night of Times Square or experience the bustle of Grand Central Terminal at the beating heart of this truly immortal city. Freewheel at Coney Island amusement park or visit the earthy artistic neighbourhoods in Brooklyn and the surrounding harbour area. The infamous Statue of Liberty still stands proud along this frivolous harbour side as a beacon of prosperity for the millions of immigrants who have come and gone over the centuries. Further along is a sobering reminder of New York’s serious side at the 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Ground Zero. New York City is as much the epicentre of culture and creativity as it is the pinnacle of hope, freedom and ambition for millions of dreamers who come to take a bite from The Big Apple.

With its five boroughs — Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx — eight million people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds call New City home. In the cultural hubs of Chinatown and Little Italy, you will find a slice of authentic cuisine, ranging from the Far East to the southern shores of Europe. New York is a city with its arms wide open — a city where all areas of diversity are actively celebrated, from African American music in Harlem to one of the largest Orthodox Jewish communities outside of Israel in Brooklyn.

The vast and intricate subway network that makes New York famous ensures that visitors need not worry about getting around, both above and below ground. Purchase your Metrocard and refill as and when necessary or simply take a stroll through the diverse neighbourhoods on foot to soak up the east coast sunshine during the day.

Due to the simple grid system, visitors can easily find their way to major attractions such as the Rockefeller Center, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library in Midtown East. The welcoming nature of local New Yorkers ensures that assistance is always at hand should you lose your way.

New York is a city of many talents, boasting a rich cultural and social scene. For the culture buffs the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Opera are a must see. Whether you have come to peruse the many galleries or experience the unique New York nightlife in the many bars and clubs, you won’t be disappointed in the city that never sleeps.

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Where to stay in New York

Stewart Hotel
Stewart Hotel
4 out of 5
371 7th Ave, New York, NY
The price is AU$148 per night from 21 Jun. to 21 Jun.
Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Macy's, Herald Square and Empire State Building. Times Square and Broadway are also within 15 minutes. ...
3.6/5Good! (2,632 reviews)
"we wanted something close to the mall and were price conscious. Stewart was great. Walking distance from most things. Its an older hotel. the elevators smell a little. Trump plaza is a block away if you want to go that route. We had a good stay. There is a fun bar on the ground floor where locals ..."

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2021

Stewart Hotel
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
The price is AU$151 per night from 21 Jun. to 21 Jun.
Located in Midtown, this hotel is steps away from Times Square, Broadway and Minskoff Theater. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Shubert Theatre are also within ...
3.6/5Good! (4,795 reviews)
"Not the best people come to this hotel but i get it. People book through 3rd parties"

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 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 AU$184 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
This family-friendly New York hotel is located in the entertainment district, steps away from August Wilson Theater, Broadway Theatre and Ed Sullivan Theater. ...
4.4/5Excellent! (40 reviews)
"Loved the location midtown within walking distance of so many attractions and always felt very safe Beautiful lobby & bar, all updated facilities and had a gorgeous view of the River. Staff was very friendly & helpful. Only negative was no microwave or coffee maker in the room."

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2021

M Social Hotel Times Square New York
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Marmara Manhattan
The Marmara Manhattan
3.5 out of 5
301 E 94th St, New York, NY
Located in Upper East Side, this aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Central Park, Mount Sinai Hospital and Metropolitan Museum of Art. Solomon R. Guggenheim ...
4.2/5Very Good! (941 reviews)
Friendly staff
"Great location, clean and safe"

Reviewed on 16 Aug. 2020

The Marmara Manhattan
Beautiful Harlem Brownstone Garden Apartment - Monthly Rentals
Beautiful Harlem Brownstone Garden Apartment - Monthly Rentals
132 W 118th St, New York, NY
Located in Harlem, this family-friendly New York apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park, Columbia University and Apollo Theater. Mount ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (79 reviews)
Excellent! Norbert is a wonderful host and a kind warm person! , he is tjouhful a very responsive.
"We had a great experience at the brownstone. Every convenience is there. Everything works great. The unit is spacious and has lots of character. We got to love the neighborhood and felt at home. we appreciated the use of the backyard when the weather was good. Norbert, the host, is wonderful and ..."

Reviewed on 10 May 2021

Beautiful Harlem Brownstone Garden Apartment - Monthly Rentals
New York Williamsburg Empire state of mind w patio
New York Williamsburg Empire state of mind w patio
146 S. 4th street, Brooklyn, NY
Located in Williamsburg, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of New York University, Brooklyn Bridge Park and Washington Square Park. Barclays Center ...
New York Williamsburg Empire state of mind w patio
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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