New York, NY

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New York

New York City, half-jokingly referred to as the center of the universe, rumbles with energy, ambition and gusto.

Experience the neon at night in Times Square, the bustle of Grand Central Terminal, or some freewheeling fun at Coney Island’s amusement park. New York also has its serious side in Brooklyn’s hip, artistic neighborhood or the sobering 9/11 Memorial at World Trade Center Ground Zero. Out on the harbor, the Statue of Liberty — a beacon of hope for millions of immigrants fleeing war and famine in the late-19th century — still symbolizes freedom and New York’s reputation as a make-or-break city, attracts millions of dreamers, who come to try their luck in The Big Apple.

Divided into five boroughs — Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx — New York is home to more than eight million people and a diverse multi-cultural mix. You'll find authentic ethnic eateries throughout multi-cultural hubs like Chinatown and Little Italy. Diversity in New York is embraced and celebrated, from African American music and culture in Harlem to Judaism in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, which has one of the largest Orthodox Jewish communities outside of Israel.

The iconic subway system forms an intricate labyrinth above and below the ground. It’s the easiest public transportation option for visitors; purchase your MetroCard and refill on a pay-as-you-go basis. Walking is the best way to soak up the city’s sights and explore Manhattan’s eclectic neighborhoods, from the wealthy Upper West Side to the lively East Village.

Midtown East, where you’ll find the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, is an ideal stop for those new to the city. First-timers needn’t feel anxious about finding their way. The city’s grid system is simple to navigate and New Yorkers are quick to offer assistance should you lose your way.

New York caters to culture buffs, with galleries like the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Opera to Broadway’s cozy theaters and the Upper West Side’s Lincoln Center. Those in search of proof that the city never sleeps won’t be disappointed, with countless shops, bars and clubs open until late hours of the night.

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

Come to New York City, famous worldwide as a sophisticated center of arts, entertainment and much, much more.

Stroll, skate or jog on the 58 miles (93 kilometers) of Central Park, with a lake, skating rinks, a zoo, statues and numerous playgrounds. Visit the American Museum of Natural History on its western border and Metropolitan Museum of Art on the eastern side.

Walk south to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Radio City Music Hall, where the Rockettes put on high-kicking dance performances. In winter, skate beneath the statue of Atlas in front of Rockefeller Center. Take a fast elevator to the top of the Empire State Building for city views. Shop or window-shop at Fifth Avenue boutiques and major luxury stores.

See a new or long-running musical or play on Broadway, which is not just an avenue, but the entire Theater District of more than 40 theaters. Entertainment continues in Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theaters as well as comedy clubs and jazz and piano bars. Walk around Times Square, glowing with neon lights and filled with visitors day and night.

If you’re more interested in sports, catch the Yankees or Mets playing baseball, the Giants or Jets playing football or the Islanders or Rangers playing hockey. Yankee Stadium, Madison Square Garden and other venues also host concerts and other events.

In the Meatpacking District, climb to the High Line Park, an elevated former train track lined with statues and plants. Farther south, visit the National September 11 Memorial, honoring heroes and victims of the 2001 terrorist attack. The One World Observatory tops the 1,776-foot (541-meter) tall One World Trade Center, built where the twin towers of the World Trade Center complex formerly stood.

Take a harbor tour on the Hudson River to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where over 12 million immigrants were welcomed to New York City to start new lives in the United States.

Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
99 Washington St, New York, NY, 10006
The price is NT$4,209 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,248 reviews)
"Really glad I chose this property for my stay. Will book again. Better room quality and size than some of the higher priced places. Worth it!"

Reviewed on 2022/6/26

Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District, an IHG Hotel
Pod Times Square
Pod Times Square
3 out of 5
400 W 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10036
The price is NT$4,431 per night from Jun 28 to Jun 29
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3,218 reviews)
"The location was ideal and the rooms were perfect for a short stay in NYC"

Reviewed on 2022/6/23

Pod Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY, 10036
The price is NT$5,471 per night from Jul 24 to Jul 25
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, room service, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the convenient parking ...
3.5/5 Good! (6,217 reviews)
"The room had no ironing board (it had an iron, but no board). No plastic drinking cups anywhere in the room. No coffee maker in the room."

Reviewed on 2022/6/26

Millennium Hotel Broadway Times Square
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31 Street Broadway Hotel
31 Street Broadway Hotel
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY, 10001
The price is NT$1,338 per night from Jul 3 to Jul 4
Stay at this aparthotel in New York. Enjoy WiFi, room service, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the quiet rooms and the property condition in our ...
2.6/5 (506 reviews)
"Absolutely loved this place and it’s location as it was easy to commute. I would definitely recommend staying here, the front desk was polite and helpful as we got there earlier then our check in time and assist us with our luggage accommodations and later return to check in at a later time as well. ..."

Reviewed on 2022/5/22

31 Street Broadway Hotel
Radio City Apartments
Radio City Apartments
3.5 out of 5
142 West 49th Street, New York, NY, 10019
The price is NT$5,323 per night from Jun 30 to Jul 1
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a business center. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,669 reviews)
"was cute oldies feelin only complaint was the beds were very hard"

Reviewed on 2022/6/24

Radio City Apartments
Placemakr Wall Street
Placemakr Wall Street
3.5 out of 5
110 Wall St, New York, NY, 10005
The price is NT$9,367 per night from Jun 28 to Jun 29
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Wall Street and Battery Park ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (41 reviews)
"Very friendly staffs Nice Apartment."

Reviewed on 2022/6/13

Placemakr Wall Street
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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