BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel

522 W 38th Street, New York, NY 10018-1104
Phone: 212/405-1700   |   Fax: 212/947-1545   |   83 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

You’ll be a short walk away from Times Square, the Empire State Building, Central Park and more when you stay at this convenient and affordable non-smoking New York City Best Western hotel!

Situated just a half block from New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center, the BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. Hotel guests are able to walk to many of the shops and restaurants for which the Big Apple is known. Times Square, Penn Station, the Empire State Building and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex are all less than a mile away. Guests can walk to world-class shopping on 5th Avenue or spend an evening enjoying a Broadway show at one of the many nearby theaters. Other attractions close to this New York City Best Western hotel include High Line Park, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Chelsea Piers Sports.

The BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel offers guests a home away from home while they explore the city. The property features 83 well-appointed guest rooms, each with clean and comfortable Tempur-Pedic mattresses, cable satellite television and high-speed Internet access. This non-smoking New York City hotel also offers a complimentary continental breakfast and business services. Our professional and friendly multilingual staff will gladly book guests for city tours.

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We will be undergoing renovations in our lobby and dining room area. We are sorry for any electrical/noise disturbances that may occur. We will still be serving breakfast at varying capacities during renovations.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Parking lot nearby, fee does apply
  • 100% non-smoking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, assorted cereal, hot oatmeal, fruit, scrambled eggs, yogurt, waffles, Danishes, assorted muffins, assorted juices, regular/def. coffee, hot chocolate,
  • Multilingual staff (English, Chinese, Spanish, Filipino, Russian, functional Italian, and functional French)
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Tour desk, tours available
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Safe deposit box Each of our guest bed rooms have a safe within.
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services We have TTY on site for all hearing impaired guest.
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel

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Conveniently located, the best western convention center hotel in New York, New York is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 40.757485  /  Latitude: -73.998295

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: George Washington. (Bridge) Take exit on the left toward George Washington Bridge, merge onto Interstate 95 North. Take the Route-9A/H Hudson Parkway/US-9/West 178 Street Exit- Exit number 1. Merge onto NY-9A South toward Downtown. Turn left onto West 42nd Street, then right onto 11th Avenue, then left onto West 38th Street. The BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel is located on the right between 11th Avenue and 10th Avenue.

From: Take the Rte 3 exit, Exit

From: Queens-Midtown Tunnel.

From: Merge onto Interstate 495 Exit the tunnel, go north on West Street. West Street becomes 12th Avenue. Turn right on 39th street. Take 39th to 11th Avenue. Turn right on to 11th Avenue. Make an immediate left on to 38th Street. The BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel will be on the right.

BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Belmont Park

First opened in 1905, Belmont Park is a Thoroughbred horse racing track located in the Elmont area of Hempstead, New York. The New York City-area facility has drawn as many as over 120,000 spectators to events like the Belmont Stakes, Mother Goose Stakes and the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic International.

Affectionately known as “the Championship Track,” Belmont Park events are frequently televised on NBC and several cable networks. The park’s ample seating and lawn space also make it an ideal venue for major concerts – past headliners include the likes of Billy Joel and Blondie.

Broadway

The Theater District, which includes Broadway runs from 40th Street to 54th Street, and from west of Sixth Avenue to east of Eighth Avenue, are the lights of BROADWAY- The Theater District.  Home to 40 of the largest theaters, each housing 500 seats or more. Known as the "Great White Way", Broadway has been host to some of the most famous stage productions in the world.

Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall has been providing a stage for musical performances in New York City, since 1891. This world-famous concert hall has hosted some of the greatest performers, politicians, intellectuals and authors, for over a century. The three performance auditoriums in this incredible New York City cultural center, are the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall.

While at the Hall, stroll through the Rose Museum to learn more about the building's rich history or attend a guided tour. Consider renting one of the spaces for a private special event, meeting, conference or reception. Enjoy a delicious meal at the Citi Cafe before your scheduled performance for a fun night in the city. Stay close to the Hall and city attractions, as a guest of Best Western hotels and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.

Central Park

New York City remains one of the most famous cities in the United States. The city has numerous buildings, museums, parks and landmarks, such as the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty Monument and Central Park. Central Park was established in 1857 on 843 acres of land in Manhattan, one of the city's five boroughs.

Central Park features numerous walking paths, the Central Park Zoo, the Delacorte Theater, the Central Park Conservatory Garden, two ice-skating rinks, the Belvedere Castle, playgrounds and many major lawns.

Each year this New York City park is visited by thirty-five million people, making it the "most visited urban park" in America. Visit this incredible National Historic Landmark for a day of fun. Kids love riding the hand-carved horses on the 1951 Central Park Carousel and seeing the animals in the Central Park Zoo. Kids and adults alike, enjoy riding in a rowboat rented from the Loeb Boathouse. The Boathouse Cafe offers beautiful views of the lake, in addition to a delicious meal. Running, bicycling and inline skating remain popular outdoor activities in the park. Stay close to this wonderful park, in one of the Best Western hotels in New York City and have fun in The Big Apple.

Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic New York City buildings, in the city skyline. This Art Deco style building was built in 1931 reaching a height of 1,454 ft. It was the world's tallest building from 1931 until 1972, when the World Trade Center's North Tower was constructed. This New York City landmark is listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

Visit the Empire State Building observatory at 1,250 feet high, to enjoy incredible views from the 102nd floor, the highest point in city. Make a stop on the 86th floor to go outside on the 360-degree deck at 1,050 ft high. While visiting, listen to the audio tour to learn about the history of the building and stroll through the Dare to Dream exhibit on the 80th floor. Stay close to the action and city attractions, in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy excellent guest services.

Grand Central Station

First opened in 1871, Grand Central Station is an iconic train station at the intersections 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Officially named Grand Central Terminal, the complex services the Harlem Line, Hudson Line, New Haven Line, New Canaan Branch, and the Danbury Branch of the Metro-North Railroad.

Visitors to the terminal revel in its famous Main Concourse – complete with its impressive ceiling designed by Paul César Helleu – and attractions like the Hercules, Minerva and Mercury statuary at the 42nd Street façade. The Dining Concourse accommodates travelers with lounge area seating and dining options including the Oyster Bar, Grand Central’s oldest business.

Madison Square Garden

Visitors and residents of The Big Apple have a variety of options for sightseeing and entertainment. New York City is home to the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Madison Square Garden, the "World's Most Famous Arena". This multipurpose arena is located in Manhattan, on top of Pennsylvania Station, the busiest train station and commuter rail center in America. When it opened in 1968, it was the fourth Madison Square Arena to be built in New York City. This historical arena has been home to the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League and the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association, since it opened.

Madison Square Garden is the city's longest active sports arena and is the world's third busiest arena for music concerts. The Garden hosts as many as 320 events each year, including boxing events, political events and even circus events. While in New York City, visit The Garden to watch a theater production in The Theater at Madison Square Garden or attend a trade show at the Expo Center. There's plenty to do in this vibrant city. Stay close to the action in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The largest art museum in the United States, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is located on the eastern edge of Central Park, along what is known as Museum Mile, in New York City, New York. Under the direction of Thomas P. Campbell, the museum exhibits classical works from Ancient Egypt and Europe, as well as numerous African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine, and Islamic works.

Commonly known as "the Met," the museum permanently displays the works of artists like Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, and Edgar Degas. The building's classic, 19th-century architecture and unmatched collection of priceless pieces make the Metropolitan Museum of Art a must-see for NYC visitors seeking fine art and culture.

Penn Station

Opened in 1910, Pennsylvania Station, affectionately known as Penn Station, is a rail hub in New York City. The busy Manhattan station services numerous lines belonging to Amtrak, the Long Island Railroad, and the New York City Subway as well as New York City Bus, BoltBus, and Vamoose Bus lines.

The majority of the facility is set beneath the ground, just below the iconic Madison Square Garden. The adjoining Pennsylvania Plaza offers visitors and travelers a wealth of retail and dining options and serves as the headquarters of several radio stations including WABC, WEPN and WPLJ.

Rockefeller Center

Officially declared a National Historic Landmark, Rockefeller Center is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in New York City – and arguably the nation. Of the 19 commercial buildings that make up the Midtown complex, the GE Building is the most iconic and is pictured in several movies and TV shows – most recently the NBC sitcom 30 Rock.

Each morning, visitors to Rockefeller Center gather around Studio 1A for the chance to be seen on the national broadcast of the Today Show. The Radio City Music Hall, with its adjoining skyscraper, is the home of several NBC studios responsible for the production of network favorites like Saturday Night Live and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

One of the 20th Century's most celebrated architectural landmarks, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is located on upper Fifth Avenue, along Museum Mile in New York City, New York. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the building's striking architecture most notably features a rotunda, which is wider at the top than the bottom.

Under the direction of Richard Armstrong, the Guggenheim features numerous important works, including those of Paul Gauguin, Édouard Manet, Camille Pissarro, Vincent van Gogh, and Pablo Picasso. Visitors to the museum can also enjoy lectures, performances and film screenings, making the Guggenheim a must for any NYC traveler in search of some culture.

Statue of Liberty Monument

The Statue of Liberty Monument remains a world-famous symbol of freedom, hope and friendship. The monument, dedicated in 1886, was given to the United States as a gift from France. Located on Liberty Island in the New York Harbor, it was declared a national monument in 1924 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. Nearby Ellis Island, an immigration station for millions of people from 1892 until 1954, became a part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965.

While in New York City, be sure to step aboard the Ellis Island Ferry for a visit to the Statute of Liberty Monument and the Museum of Immigration on Ellis Island. Join the daily thousands of visitors to see these two historic landmarks. Reserve a special ticket, one of only 240 per day, to climb the steps and reach the monument's crown. At the end of a fun-filled day of sight-seeing, enjoy comfortable accommodations in one of the area Best Western hotels.

Tenement Museum New York City

Promoting tolerance through historical education on the immigrant experience, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum is located in Lower Manhattan in New York City, New York. Recognized as a National Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark, and a member of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the building is believed to have been the home of over 7,000 immigrants between 1863 and 1935.

The Tenement Museum offers guided tours through period-restored apartments designed to depict the lives of those who lived in the 97 Orchard Street building. The Bruner Foundation awarded the museum the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence in 2001.

Times Square

One of the most iconic tourist draws in the United States, Times Square is a commercial intersection in Midtown Manhattan, at the center of New York City. Originally known as Longacre Square, the location was renamed when the New York Times set up headquarters in the building now known as One Times Square in 1904.

Today, the sights and sounds of Times Square represent the world’s view of New York City – bright neon billboards stretch high into the sky as crowds gather around buskering street performers and pack into numerous retail and dining destinations. Broadway theatre shows like the Phantom of the Opera and the Lion King are popular draws, while each year, thousands line the streets for a glimpse of the famous New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

Wall Street

Home of the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street is located in Lower Manhattan in New York City, New York. With several other institutions like NASDAQ, the New York Mercantile Exchange, and the New York Board of Trade headquartered along Wall Street, the area has come to symbolize the entire financial market of the United States.

Visitors to the area will find iconic landmarks like 23 Wall Street, also known as “the Corner,” which have been pictured in countless films and TV shows. “The Corner” was even shown in the film The Dark Knight Rises to represent the fictional Gotham City's financial sector.

World Trade Center Museum

A national tribute to the men, women and children who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 2001 and 1993, the World Trade Center Museum and 9/11 Memorial is located at the site of the fallen towers in downtown Manhattan in New York City, New York.

Visitors to the memorial are offered free passes to experience interactive exhibits detailing the events and commemorating the victims. In the original foundations of the Twin Towers, two enormous waterfalls and reflecting pools draw grievers and list the names of those taken down with the buildings.

Yankee Stadium

Sports fans in New York City have a wonderful selection of sports to follow. Basketball fans flock to Madison Square Garden to watch the New York Knicks play ball, while baseball fans head to Yankee Stadium, to watch the New York Yankees in action. The famous New York Yankees have followers not only in New York, but throughout the country. The Yankees have played their home games in the stadium since it opened in 2009, after the original 1923 Yankee Stadium closed in 2008.

The new ballpark is located across the street from the original stadium, in the Bronx borough of New York City. The stadium construction cost $1.5 billion, making it the most expensive baseball stadium that has ever been built. The stadium was built with granite, pre-cast concrete and Indiana limestone, to mirror the original Yankee stadium exterior. Join over 52,000 fans to cheer on the hometown New York Yankees and have fun in The Big Apple. Stay close to the stadium, in the nearby Best Western hotel and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.05 mile(s) from Jacob Javits Convention Center
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Penn Station
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Times Square
  • 0.70 mile(s) from the Empire State Building
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Broadway Theaters
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Central Park
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Chelsea Art Galleries
  • 1.00 mile(s) from 5th Avenue shopping

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Queens
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Newark, New Jersey
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Greenwich Connecticut
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Jamaica
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Stanford, Connecticut
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1.00 mile(s) from New York University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 1.50 mile(s) from tennis courts

Nearby Restaurants

  • This New York City Best Western is within walking distance of many dining options.
  • T.S. Ma, Chinese, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri., free delivery
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Gold Rush Bar & Grill, western style saloon, 12:00 Noon to 4:00 a.m.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from HK-Hell's Kitchen, American, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., Happy hour 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Manganaro's Hero Boy, deli, Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from ESPN Zone, American, 12:00 Noon to 12:00 p.m.
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Carmine's, Italian, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Keen's Steakhouse, steak, 12:00 Noon
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Sardi's, Continental, 12:00 Noon to 10:00 p.m.

BEST WESTERN Convention Center Hotel

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near New York. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2014

March 29 - May 10, 2014
Ladies and Gentlemen... The Beatles! The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts hosts this showcase of memorabilia commemorating the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion caused by the Beatles. Times vary.

April 2014

April 1 - December 31, 2014
Aladdin Bring the kids along for this spectacular stage production of the classic Disney show at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Show times vary.
April 1 - June 1, 2014
Hayden Planetarium Space Show: Dark Universe Take in this educational event at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium. The museum opens at 10 a.m. daily.
April 2 - September 10, 2014
Fashion Window Walking Tour Join this 2-hour walking tour and learn about New York's fashion industry and stores. Tours begin at 3 p.m.

May 2014

May 1-18, 2014
DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas This talented experimental group performs at various venues across the city. Times vary.

May 2014

May 4, 2014
TD Five Boro Bike Tour Ride around NY without worrying about traffic. This bike ride begins at Franklin and Church Streets at 7:45 a.m.
May 9-13, 2014
The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Enjoy mixology lectures, workshops, tiki tours, and bar crawls during this fun event. Times and locations vary.
May 13-18, 2014
Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure Visit the Beacon Theatre and watch Eddie Izzard as he takes the stage at 8 p.m.
May 8 - August 10, 2014
Charles James: Beyon Fashion Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art for this amazing exhibit dedicated to Charles James and his unique designs. The exhibit opens at 10 a.m. daily.
May 30 - June 8, 2014
Brooklyn Flim Festival Watch as over 100 films make their debut at the Windmill Studios NYC and indieScreen. Times vary.
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