2012 Hotel Rates Dropping in NYC
The calendar may have just turned to October, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to be thinking about 2012 travel. Celebrate the New Year by visiting New York City when rooftops are still dusted with snow. The Big Apple is beautiful in any weather, but winter is a great time to visit the city when tourist crowds are smaller. It is also a good time to get some great deals on some centrally-located hotels:
- $139, Hotel MAve: The hotel is within a 10-minute walk of the Empire State Building, the trendy Meatpacking District and Chelsea neighborhoods. Grab a burger at one of the city's famous Shake Shack restaurants, or dine at any of the authentic Indian restaurants in Curry Hill. Guests receive complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and gym access.
- $99, Eastgate Tower: Stay four blocks from Grand Central Terminal, and hop on the subway for to explore stylish Madison Avenue or take a trip downtown and visit Wall Street. I would highly recommend walking 15 minutes for ice skating or shopping at The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park. The offer includes a free upgrade to a suite that's up to 600 square feet with a full kitchen and a dining area.
- $129, Staybridge Suites: For some post-Christmas cheer stay three blocks from the glittering lights of Times Square. Fuel up with a complimentary full American breakfast and recharge during the hotel's evening reception, with free wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres (on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday only). The hotel also offers free Internet, a fitness center, free laundry facility and a convenience store, all open 24 hours a day.
Watch the Top 20 and website for more hotel deals in New York City. After you have your hotel deal locked up, shop around for deals on Broadway shows or local deals for top-rated spas, restaurants and activities in the Big Apple.