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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House

145 E 49th Street, New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212/753-8781   |   Fax: 212/813-2070   |   34 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

A spacious New York City hotel with all the comforts of home and a location in the heart of the city that never sleeps, is a dream come true.

Expansive apartment-style suites feature fully outfitted kitchens with a stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher and kitchenware for up to six people. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality house dishes up complimentary breakfast daily. Enjoy piping hot eggs and waffles, cereals and yogurts, fruits, pastries, juices and 100% Arabica coffee.

Your BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House has you covered. No other New York City hotel can compete with these oversized rooms and great location. We're located within walking distance of Times Square, Grand Central Station and numerous transportation hubs. Free Wi-Fi/high-speed Internet access and a fitness center keep you connected and up with your fitness routine.

The unique apartment suites at Hospitality House are just the beginning. Enjoy easy access to the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center®, United Nations and Chrysler Building. Business travelers enjoy a homey environment complete with friendly staff. This New York City hotel regularly hosts employees of embassies, consulates, and numerous Fortune 500 companies' headquarters.

This property is designed to be a home away from home. Oak floors and 11-foot ceilings are a warm welcome. Choose from one bedroom apartments or suites that offer four bedrooms for your stay. Only Simmons® Beautyrest® pillow top mattresses are offered to guests of this New York City hotel.

Free newspapers, magazines, and tea or coffee throughout the day are a few perks. Dozens of free classes like yoga, kettlebell, and pilates are on deck. A basketball court, a sauna steam room, and two inviting swimming pools are right downstairs. Bath & Body Works® treats await you in your bathroom.

Book your room at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House today!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Daily variety of eggs, Breakfast meat, Waffles, Oatmeal, Fruit, Assorted cereals, Yogurts, Assorted muffins, Assorted Danish, Pastries, Croissants, Choice of breads(with butter and jam), Coffee and tea, Milk and more
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary off-site fitness center two short blocks from hotel, adults only
  • Elevator
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish, Italian, Hindi, Chinese)
  • Doctor on call
  • Theater ticket desk, can arrange theater, sightseeing and transportation.
  • Executive/club floors/VIP services, penthouse level
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines, located in the lobby. Freezer/ice maker in every room.
  • Inter corridor
  • Concierge
  • Porterage/bell services, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Safe deposit box In Room
  • Cable satellite television, 42-inch HD LCD televisions with 40 Cable Channels including HBO®
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired also.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Parking available off-site for a nominal fee
  • Lobby coffee service, 24-hours, seven days a week
  • Evening reception, seven days a week
  • Outdoor deck public space
  • Free computers and printer for use
  • Green Linen Program and Lighting

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Romance Packages

Sleepless in New York Romance 1 Night

Join us at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House and have a romantic stay with our Sleepless in New York Romance Package. In New York City romance is in the air. There is nothing more romantic than to visit New York City. Start with a dozen red roses, rose petals on the bed and a pound of premium chocolates in the room waiting for your arrival. Go for a stroll through Central Park or sneak a kiss at the top of the Empire State Building. When you return to your room an ice cold bottle of champagne awaits your toast. After an unforgettable night we will deliver our continental breakfast to your room. Romance each other and the Big Apple!

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Sight-Seeing Packages

See the Sights Package 2 Nights

Join us at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House and do a bit of sight seeing with our See the Sights Package. Receive a hop-on and hop-off double-decker pass good for 48 hours. This will include the downtown loop, uptown loop, Brooklyn loop and Night/Holiday lights tour. The Brooklyn and Night/Holiday tours are not hop-on and hop-off. One of the most popular ways to tour New York City is by the classic double-decker guided bus tour. Sit on top and enjoy the open air view or ride inside in air conditioned or heated comfort as your knowledgeable guide points out landmarks and shares New York City history. Hop-on and hop-off as often as you like. Explore, dine and shop at New York's major attractions. This is a sightseeing experience that you will tell family and friends about.

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House

Conveniently located, the best western plus hospitality house 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: 40.755697  /  Latitude: -73.972103

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The north. Take Interstate 95 South, follow signs to Tri-Borough Bridge. Follow signs for Manhattan. Get on the FDR Drive South. Take the FDR Drive to the 49th Street exit. Follow 49th street to the hotel. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House is located on the right between 3rd Avenue and Lexington Avenue.

From: The south. Take Interstate 95 North/George Washington Bridge, follow the signs for Harlem River/FDR Drive. Take the Harlerm River Drive to the FDR Drive. Exit the FDR Drive at the 49th Street exit. Follow 49th street to the hotel. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House is located on the right between 3rd Avenue and Lexington Avenue.

From: The east. Take Queens-Midtown Tunnel, make a right on Third Avenue to 49th Street. Make left on 49th street, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House.

From: The west. Take the Lincoln Tunnel, take 34th Street. Take 34th to 3rd Avenue. Take 3rd Avenue to 49th Street. Make a left on to 49th Street. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House is located on the right between 3rd Avenue and Lexington Avenue.

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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

African Burial Ground National Monument

Found at the Ted Weiss Federal Building, the African Burial Ground National Monument is located in Lower Manhattan in New York City. Operated by the National Park Service in the Civic Center District, this U.S. National Historic Landmark preserves a burials site of over 400 African people in the 1700s.

One of the National Parks of New York Harbor, the park consists of a visitor center and exhibitions indoor, plus an outdoor memorial. Visitors are able to browse the exhibits, get a cancellation stamp at the African Burial Ground NM Visitor Center, watch a film in the 40-seat theater, photograph the memorial, and more.

Baruch College

Founded in 1968, Baruch College is a public university, and a member of the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Baruch is located in Gramercy Park – a private park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

Baruch’s academics are made up of three schools – the Zicklin School of Business, the Weissman School of Arts & Science, and the School of Public Affairs. The Baruch Bearcats field a variety of NCAA Division III teams competing in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC).

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.

Castle Clinton National Monument

Also known as Fort Clinton and Castle Garden, the Castle Clinton National Monument is located in Manhattan’s Battery Park in New York City. Operated by the National Park Service, Castle Clinton is one of the National Parks of New York Harbor.

A NYC Landmark found on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the castle was constructed in 1808, and cover one acre. Guests are encouraged to check out the visitor center, or try a 20-minute, ranger-led tour of the grounds titled, “A History of the Castle.”

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.

City College of New York

Established in 1847, the City College of New York is a public university and a member of the larger City University of New York (CUNY) system. The urban campus is located in Manhattan in New York City – featuring neo-Gothic architecture dating back nearly 100 years.

CCNY fields 17 varsity athletic programs – known as the Beavers – who compete in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Beavers men’s basketball team are former NCAA Tournament Champions.

College of Mount Saint Vincent

Established in 1847, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is a private liberal arts college with Catholic affiliation located in Riverdale – a village in the Bronx in New York City. CMSV enrolls roughly 2,000 students on its urban campus, which features historic must-see buildings like the Fonthill Castle, Maryvale, and Lourdes Grotto.

Athletics at CMSV are comprised of a diverse range of NCAA Division III teams – collectively known as the Dolphins. The Dolphins compete in the Skyline Conference as well as the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Columbia University

Founded in 1754, Columbia University is private, Ivy League school located in New York City in upper Manhattan. The 299-acre campus can be found in the Morningside Heights neighborhood – featuring iconic buildings like the Union Theological Seminary, Teachers College, and Low Memorial Library.

Apart from Columbia’s prestigious academics, the school features a great athletics program as well, in the form of the Columbia Lions. The Lions compete in the Ivy League Conference with 29 varsity teams at sites like Wien Stadium, Levien Gymnasium, and more.

Dominican College

Founded in 1952, Dominican College is a private four-year institution located in Orangeburg – just minutes from New York City and the town of Nyack. The nonprofit school enrolls nearly 2,000 students across the 64-acre suburban campus, taking part in diverse studies accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Dominican College fields a variety of varsity Division II teams competing in various NCAA conferences, like the Eastern College Athletic Conference and the Central Atlantic College Conference. Teams – collectively known as the Dominican Chargers – compete in sports like, basketball, baseball, golf, and more.

Ellis Island Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument

Found on the Hudson River, the Ellis Island Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument is managed by the National Park Service in the NYC metro area. Reached by Statue Cruises Ferry in New York and New Jersey, the famed Ellis Island is one of the National Parks of New York Harbor.

Guests may explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, search the American Family Immigration History Center database, or catch the 30-minute film “Island of Hope, Island of Tears.”

Tours can be ranger-led – including the Hard Hat Tours of the Hospital Complex – or self-guided and audio in several languages.

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.

Federal Hall National Memorial

Set along Wall Street, the Federal Hall National Memorial commemorates the site of the nation’s first capitol, the inaugural site of President George Washington, and the spot where the Bill of Rights was first introduced to Congress.

Today the National Park Service operates the site in the Financial District of the New York City metro area. Established in 1842, the Federal Hall National Memorial offers the guided tour, “Welcome to Federal Hall,” plus permanent exhibits like the Washington Inaugural Gallery.

Find gifts and information at the Museum Store at Federal Hall National Memorial and the Gateway to America: Discover New York Harbor Visitor Information Center.

Fordham University

Founded in 1841, Fordham University is a four-year, private institution with three main campuses spread throughout New York City – including the Bronx, Lincoln Center, and Manhattan. Fordham enrolls roughly 15,000 students on average, offering 50 major courses of study through four undergrad and six graduate schools.

Given Fordham’s lengthy history, many of the buildings, like the University Church, are named to the National Historic Register of Historic Places. Athletics at Fordham are represented by the Fordham Rams – competing with 23 Division I teams in several conferences – including the Patriot League and the Atlantic 10.

General Grant National Memorial

Also known as Grant's Tomb, the General Grant National Memorial is located in Manhattan’s Riverside Park in the NYC metropolitan area. Enclosing the remains of President Ulysses S. Grant, this U.S. National Memorial is managed by the National Park Service.

Visitors to Grant's Tomb may check out the Grant exhibits, bookstore, and a film in the General Grant NM Visitor Center, admirer the craftsmanship of the mausoleum, or tour the plaza and memorial grounds.

Governors Island National Monument

Found just south of Manhattan in New York City, the Governors Island National Monument commemorates and preserves former U.S. Army and National Guard bases once in service. Guests can explore Fort Jay and Castle Williams – both constructed over 200 years ago – and become familiarized with the island’s historic past.

The monument area encompasses over 22 acres in total, with several parks, including Nolan Park and Colonels Row, surrounding the monument area. Explore the entirety of the island and its parks on a Hike Through History ranger-led program.

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.

Hamilton Grange National Memorial

Once the home of U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton, the Hamilton Grange National Memorial is located in St. Nicholas Park in New York City. Due to the home’s historical significance, the New York home has been relocated twice since its original construction in 1802.

Guests looking to get an up-close-and-personal experience can visit the historically furnished floor – housing actual décor and furnishings from Hamilton’s time in the home. There is also a visitor center featuring several permanent exhibits and frequently screening a film at the on-site theater.

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area

Stretched across 10 counties throughout the New York Metro region, central New York, and as far north as Saratoga Springs, the Hudson Valley National Heritage Area acts as a unified series of over 20 sites with historical, cultural, and environmental significance found along the Hudson River. The region was acknowledged in 1996.

Beginning in New York City, sites like the St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site can be found. Heading north, towns like Nyack through West Coxsackie house the Camp Shanks WWII Museum and the Bronck Museum. Continuing north, Albany features must-sees like the Empire State Plaza Art Collection and the New York State Capitol.

Hunter College

Established in 1870, Hunter College is a public university located in Manhattan. A member of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, Hunter College offers various fields of study within its four schools – all spread across the urban New York City campus.

Athletics are a large part of Hunter College as well – fielding a variety of NCAA Division III teams collectively known as the Hunter Hawks. The Hawks field teams in men and women’s basketball, baseball, cross-country, and more, playing home games at facilities like Hunter Sportsplex, Brookdale pool, and Icahn Stadium.

Iona College

Established in 1940, Iona College is four-year, private institution located in New Rochelle, New York – and only minutes from Manhattan. Iona features a 45-acre campus, housing noteworthy buildings like the Murphy Center, Ryan Library, and Cornelia Hall.

Athletics are represented by the Iona Gaels – comprised of 21 Division I teams competing in the Metro Atlantic Conference. The Gaels play home games at the Hynes Athletic Conference, Mazzella Field, and Salesian Field.

John Jay College

Founded in 1964, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a public institution focusing primarily of criminal justice and forensics located in midtown Manhattan. The school enrolls over 16,000 students on its urban, New York City campus.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits academics at John Jay College. Apart from the studies, students take part in a diverse athletics program, collectively known as the Bloodhounds, competing in the NCAA Division III City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC).

Lehman College

Founded in 1967, Lehman College was originally known as the Bronx campus of Hunter College, but has since become independent. The urban campus is located in New York City, enrolling roughly 12,000 with studies focused within eight schools.

Athletics at Lehman College are comprised of a variety of NCAA Division III teams, collectively known as the Lehman Lightning Bugs. The Lightning Bugs compete in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) as well as the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) in several sports.

Long Island University Brooklyn

Founded in 1926, Long Island University Brooklyn (LIU Brooklyn) is a private, four-year institution located in Brooklyn in New York City. Academics at LIU Brooklyn are comprised of nine colleges, including the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing, LIU Global, LIU Pharmacy, and more.

LIU Brooklyn is the charter member of the Long Island University system, which also includes LIU Post. The Blackbirds – made up of 16 Division I teams competing at Steinberg Wellness Center, Long Island University Field, and other venues, represent athletics at LIU.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum National Historic Site

Making its home in the heart of New York City, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum preserves the site of this famed immigrant resident. Given immigration's historical significance to New York’s metropolitan area, this museum has become a staple among the state’s host of tourist attractions.

Guests can explore the tenement via guided tour, taking them through building and meeting costumed interpreters along the way. Moreover, walks throughout the historic Lower East Side are often combined with a Tenement Museum Tour for further discovery opportunities.

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.

Manhattan College

Founded in 1853, Manhattan College is a private, liberal arts college located in the Bronx in New York City. Manhattan College is an independent liberal arts college, featuring five undergraduate schools, pre-professional programs, and is a participant in the Consortium of Liberals Arts College of New York.

The Manhattan Jaspers represent Manhattan College athletics with 19 Division I teams competing in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Fans, students, and alumni catch games at Draddy Gymnasium, Dutchess Stadium, and other venues.

Manhattanville College

Established in 1841, Mahattanville College is a private liberal arts college located in the hamlet of Purchase – just minutes from Manhattan and surrounding New York City. Manhattanville College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, enrolling roughly 2,700 students on its 100-acre suburban campus.

Athletics at Manhattanville are made up of 20 varsity, NCAA Division III programs – collectively known as the Manhattanville Valiants. The Valiants compete in the Freedom Conference in most sports, but also the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference in hockey.

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.

New York University

Founded in 1831, New York University is a private college located in lower Manhattan in New York City. NYU’s urban, 229-acre campus enrolls roughly 53,000 students taking in part in NYU’s highly ranked schools and programs.

As members of the NCAA Division III, NYU Athletics, collectively known as the NYU Violets, compete in the University Athletic Association Conference. The Violets play home games at venues like the Coles Sports and Recreation Center and Gaelic Park, among other locations.

Pace University

Founded in 1906, Pace University is a private, four-year institution located in the Civic Center in lower Manhattan. Pace features two campuses – the main campus in New York City and a smaller campus in Westchester in the Hudson Valley.

Pace University’s athletics are known as the Setters – comprised of 19 Division I teams competing in NCAA conferences like the Northeast-10 Conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). Fans enjoy games t the Goldstein Health, Fitness and Recreation Center found in Pleasantville.

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.

St. Francis College

Established in 1859, St. Francis College is a four-year, private institution located in Brooklyn Heights in New York City. St. Francis, or SFC, enrolls roughly 2,800 students studying in a variety of undergraduate programs at sites like the Frank and Mary Macciarola Academic Center.

St. Francis is very active in athletics as well, featuring 19 Division I teams competing in the Northeast Conference primarily. The St. Francis Terriers play homes games at the Generoso Pope Athletic Complex and Brooklyn Bridge Park.

St. John's University

Established in 1870, St. John’s University is a private, Catholic college found in Queens in New York City. The university enrolls roughly 20,000 students annually, with a diverse range of studies accredited by the Middle Sates Association of Colleges and Schools.

Athletics at St. John’s are comprised of the St. John’s Red Storm – fielding 17 Division I teams competing in both the Big East Conference and the ECAC. St. John’s noteworthy basketball program plays home games at both Carnesecca Arena and Madison Square Garden.

State University of New York Purchase College

Founded in 1967, the State University of New York Purchase College is a public, four-year institution located in the hamlet of Purchase – only minutes from New York City. The college is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) system.

SUNY Purchase offers its 4,200 students seven degrees from three separate schools found on the 550-acre suburban campus. Apart from noteworthy academia, students take part in the diverse athletics program, known as the Purchase Panthers – competing in the NCAA Division III’s Skyline Conference.

Statue of Liberty National 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.

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.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Constructed in 1848, the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site is located in Manhattan in New York City. Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the brownstone is found at Park Avenue South and Broadway in NYC.

In 1963, the National Park Service took over the three-story replica erected in 1923, and began operations as a museum Tuesday through Saturday. Explore the Upper Gallery and the Lower Gallery, and check out the bookstore, 25-minute film, and the five-room guided tour.

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.

Yeshiva University

Established in 1886, Yeshiva University is a private university located along the Harlem River in New York City. Yeshiva’s urban campus enrolls roughly 6,500 students, featuring noteworthy graduate schools like the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Apart from Yeshiva’s dual curriculum academics, the college also features a deep athletics program – known as the Maccabees. The Maccabees field a variety of NCAA Division III teams, competing in the Skyline Conference at venues like the Max Stern Athletic Center.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.30 mile(s) from Rockefeller Center
  • 0.40 mile(s) from St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Radio City Music Hall
  • 0.50 mile(s) from the United Nations
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Broadway theaters
  • 0.70 mile(s) from the Museum of Modern Art, modern art exhibits
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Times Square
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Empire State Building
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Herald Square
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Central Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Madison Square Garden, home of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Javits Center, convention hall
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Statue of Liberty
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium, Home of the US Open Tennis Championships, convenient to subway
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Fifth Avenue shopping
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Macy's

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 13.00 mile(s) from Newark, NJ
  • 78.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia, PA
  • 81.00 mile(s) from Allentown, PA
  • 93.00 mile(s) from Atlantic City, NJ
  • 100 mile(s) from Hartford, CT
  • 138 mile(s) from Albany
  • 170 mile(s) from Baltimore, MD
  • 190 mile(s) from Boston, MA
  • 204 mile(s) from Washington, D.C.
  • 297 mile(s) from Buffalo
  • 297 mile(s) from Niagara Falls

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this New York City, New York hotel.
  • Adjacent to La Belleza Pizzeria III, pizza, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Adjacent to Café Linda, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • Adjacent to San Martin, open for: lunch, dinner, Spanish and Italian, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Smith and Wolensky, full service, Steakhouse, open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Bull and Bear, full service, Steakhouse, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Oscars, full service, American, open, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Whiskey Blue, bar/lounge, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Heart Beat, full service, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Chin Chin, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, serving daily
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Ruth Chris Steak House, full service, Steakhouse, open for: lunch, dinner, serving daily
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Japanese Restaurant Ise, full service, Japanese, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hospitality House

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:

April 2015

April 15 - 26, 2015
Tribeca Film Festival

One of the nation's premier film festivals gets away in Lower Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood.

April 6 & 13, 2015
Mets and Yankees Season Opener

The latest baseball season for these two storied teams kicks off on April 6 for the Yanks and April 13 for the Mets.

April 17 - 19, 2015
Brooklyn Folk Festival

This year's festival, which includes 30 bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, and a family-friendly square dance, will take place at St. Ann's Church in Brooklyn Heights.

May 2015

May 16 & 17, 2015
Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

This 15-block festival in Hell's Kitchen serves food from all four corners of the globe alongside cultural music and dancing events.

May 15 - 26, 2015
Kings County Fair of Brooklyn at Aviator Sports

Brooklyn's biggest family-friendly event kicks off at the Floyd Bennet Field area for 12 days.

June 2015

June 10, 2015
Museum Mile Festival

The Museum Mile stretch of Fifth Avenue offers the city's biggest free block party and admission to eight NYC museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim.

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