Slip down a peaceful Midtown Manhattan side street to The Blakely, a hotel that Michelin Guide says "feels like a classic New York residence" and "shows off its old bones with terrific wood floors and large wood-framed windows."
Rates June 7 - Sept. 14 have dropped as much as 40% to $279 per night. A deeper discount applies May 26 - June 2, including Memorial Day, when rates are $229 per night.
Fifty percent larger than the average Manhattan accommodation, guest rooms here feature kitchenettes, marble bathrooms and cherry wood furnishings. Book through Perfect Escapes and receive free continental breakfast and Wi-Fi.
Four blocks south of the rambling pastures of Central Park, and less than two blocks west of the glimmering shop fronts of Fifth Avenue, “this fashionable boutique [hotel] makes an excellent home base for travelers planning to sightsee” (U.S. News & World Report).
Note: Bookings are nonrefundable.