I have never stayed in a hotel in New York City so I really don’t know all
about these places. I remove a hotel from this list if I hear something
bad about it. So, if it is on this list it certainly is worth at least
looking into. My own tour information is at www.gabby.com/fun.
Quality Hotel Midtown
59 W. 46th Between
5th & 6th Ave. 212-719-2300, 1-800-848-0020, fax 768-3477. $149 - $159, Suites from $179. Low
prices and good location in the theater district. Built in 1902.
The Gershwin Hotel
7 E. 27th between 5th & Madison
Ave. 212-545-8000, fax 684-5546. $25 per person in 4 to
8 bed dorms. $89 - $129 for 1 to 3 people in
private rooms. Pop Art with Andy Warhol.
It's close to Fifth Avenue.
New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street.
212-971-0101. As low as $159 per night. Located
in Midtown Manhattan, this hotel is close to the Javits Convention Center, near the Empire State Building
and not far from the Theater District, by foot or taxi. This 1000 room NYC
Hotel is at Madison Square Garden, The Paramount Theater, Penn Station and a 5
minute walk to Macy's.
The Herald Square Hotel
19 W. 31st between 5th Ave. &
Broadway 212-279-4017, 1-800-727-1888, fax 643-9208. $50 -
$125. Used to be the Life Magazine building.
Near Macys and the Empire State Building.
Malibu Studios Hotel
2688 Broadway at
103rd St. 212-222-2954, 1-800-647-2227; fax 678-6842. $45 - $89; Near Riverside Park & Columbia University.
11 Rivington St. between Christie
St. & the Bowery 212-979-9808, 1-800-633-7646,
fax 979-9801 $97.50 - $169. The suites are supposedly well sized
228 W. 47th St.
at Broadway 212-840-5000, 1-800-637-7070; fax 596-6850. $115 - $125,
Suites $130 - $200. Art Deco lobby, with high-ceilings.
Good location for the theater district.
Johnson Park Ave
429 Park Ave. South between 29th & 30th St. 212-532-4860, 1-800-258-4290; fax 545-9727. $105 -
$249, Suites $149 - $449. Very popular spot with the
Pickwick Arms Hotel
230 E. 51st St. Between Second & Third Ave. 212-355-0300; fax 755-5029.
$60 - $110; Most rooms have private baths.
Small rooms. Located near Radio City Music Hall
and the United Nations.
18 West 25th Street at 5th Avenue. $105 - $145. 212-645-3990. This is an inexpensive New York
City hotel in Silicon Alley close to insurance
companies as well as internet communications companies, web designers and dot
com startups. Located in between Midtown and Greenwich Village.
95 West Broadway at
Chambers St. 212-566-1900, 1-888-895-9400; fax 566-6909. $89 - $119. Nearby Tribeca area,
near Chinatown, Little Italy, South Street Seaport and Soho art galleries.
Quality Inn Hotel 5th
3 E. 40th St.
between 5th & Madison Ave. 212-447-1500, 1-800-228-5151; fax 213-0972. $149 - $225. Near New York
Public Library, Bryant Park and Lord &
The Lowell Hotel
28 E. 63rd. St. between Park &
Madison Ave. 212-838-1400; fax 319-4230. $325 - $425, Suites from $525 -
$1,800. Landmark Art Deco bulding.
Chinese porcelain and marble baths. Wood burning fireplaces in the
suites. Famous people such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michelle Pfeiffer, and
Madonna stayed here.
33 West 55th Between Fifth & Sixth Ave. 212-247-6700. 800-553-3347; fax
765-9741. $245 - $275, Suites $295 - $335. Midtown
location. Marble floors, curvilinear ceiling and a modern Deco
Washington Square Hotel
103 Waverly Pl. between 5th & 6th Ave. 212-777-9515, 1-800-222-0418; fax
979-8373. $110 - $159. Next to Washington Square Park. Joan Baez and Bob Dylan lived in this hotel singing in the
park before they hit it big time.
12 West 44th Between
5th & 6th Ave. 212-944-6050, 1-800-255-5167; fax 764-4477. $209 - $279 In the last few years this hotel has been renovated
to it's original beauty. The first floor library hosts piano & harp
The Inn at Irving Place
56 Irving Pl. between
17th & 18th St. 212-533-4600, 1-800-685-1447; fax 533-4611. $275 - $395. 19th Century Victorian townhouse near
Gramercy Park. Only 12 rooms, makes it one of the smallest in Manhattan,
very romantic. Some rooms are small but each has a fireplace and four poster bed. There isn't a front desk, but a parlor with
antique cart serving punch and sherry.
871 7th Ave. at 55th St. 212-247-3900,
1-800-652-1212, fax 581-1719. $155, Suites from
$170 - $185. Close to Central Park, Museum of Modern Art and Broadway.
A gold domed ceiling with a chandelier.