BEST WESTERN Premier Herald Square
50 W 36th Street, New York, NY 10018-8029
Phone: 212/776-1024 | Fax: 212/239-6727 | 94 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
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The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Herald Square is conveniently located with easy access to key area attractions and business locations. Hotel guests will appreciate the variety of nearby dining and shopping options.
Each well-appointed room features free high-speed Internet access, free long distance access, toiletries, iron/ironing board, coffee/tea maker and hairdryer. King size beds and other upgraded amenities are available in select rooms.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Exercise facilities
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Complimentary breakfast
- Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
- Cocktail lounge
- Exercise facility
- Weight lifting equipment
- Stationary bike
- Interior corridor
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff, English, Spanish, French, Hindi, Gujarati, Arabic and Urdu.
- Dry cleaning
- Safe deposit box
- Cable or satellite television
- Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Business center, 24 hours
- Fax services
- Fax machine
- Computer modem hookups
- Elevator, wheelchair accessible
- Ice/vending machines
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Parking garage nearby within 100ft of hotel at $35 flat rate for 24hrs. Myers Parking (212) 268-8572.
- Concierge available
- Cash machine (ATM)
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Longitude: 40.75043 / Latitude: -73.985635
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: North. Merge onto I-95 South (crossing into New York), keep left to take I-278 West via Exit 6B toward Triborough Bridge. Take the exit toward Randalls-Wards Island/Manhattan/FDR Drive, stay straight to go onto Robert F. Kennedy Bridge; Merge onto FDR Drive South; Take Exit 8 toward I-495/Midtown Tunnel/East 34 Street; Turn right onto East 34th Street; Turn right onto Madison Avenue; Take the first left onto East 35th Street; Turn right onto 6th Avenue/Avenue of the Americas; Take the 1st right onto West 36th Street. The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Herald Square is on the right.
From: South. Take I-95 South/New Jersey Turnpike South; Keep left to take I-95 South/New Jersey Turnpike South toward Turnpike South/Lincoln Tunnel. Take Exit 17 toward Lincoln Tunnel/New York City.Keep left to take RT-495 East toward Lincoln Tunnel (Crossing into New York), turn left onto West 36th Street. The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Herald Square is on the right.
From: Western New Jersey/Pennsylvania/points West. Take I-80 East toward George Washington Bridge. Keep right on bridge, and take Exit 1 for SR-9A South/Henry Hudson Parkway South toward downtown. Turn left onto West 36th Street. The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Herald Square is on the right.
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Most Popular Area Attractions
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).
Broadway Theatre District
Known as the "Great White Way," Broadway has hosted some of the most famous and historic stage productions in the world.
Manhattan's theatre district is home to 40 of the largest theaters, each ranging from 500 to nearly 2,000 seats.
Broadway's district theaters include New Amsterdam Theatre, Cort Theatre, Ambassador Theatre, and dozens more – totaling 40.
The Broadway Theatre District dates back to the mid 1700s, and is a major fixture of NYC.
Since 1891, the iconic Carnegie Hall has provided a stage for musical performances in New York City.
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 a private space for a special event, meeting, conference, or reception.
Enjoy a delicious meal at the Citi Café before your scheduled performance for a fun night in the city.
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.”
New York City remains one of the most famous cities in the United States.
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 35 million people, making it the "most visited urban park" in America.
Visit this incredible National Historic Landmark for the 1951 Central Park Carousel, the Loeb Boathouse, the Boathouse Café, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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
One of the most iconic buildings in New York, the Empire State Building is a fixture of the city skyline.
This Art Deco-style structure was built in 1931 and stood at 1,454 feet – making it the world's tallest building from 1931 to 1972. 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 and enjoy incredible views of NYC from the 102nd floor. Make a stop on the 86th floor to go outside on the 360-degree deck at 1,050 feet.
While visiting, listen to the audio tour for sine history of the building, and stroll through the Dare to Dream exhibit on the 80th floor.
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.
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.
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
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.
Visitors may also admire the craftsmanship of the mausoleum, or tour the plaza and memorial grounds.
Governors Island National Monument
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 venue 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 opening day.
Madison Square Garden is the city's longest active sports arena and is the world's third busiest arena for concerts. The Garden hosts as many as 320 events each year, including boxing, political, and circus events.
Visit the Garden for the Theater at Madison Square Garden, or attend a trade show at the Expo Center.
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.
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.
Outside The Met
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.
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.
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.
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.
A National Historic Landmark, Rockefeller Center is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in New York City.
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.
Rockefeller Center also features the Lower Plaza ice skating rink, Channel Gardens, and the iconic Christmas tree.
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.
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
Managed by the National Park Service, the Statue of Liberty Monument remains a world-famous symbol of freedom, hope, and friendship. Lady Liberty was gifted to the United States in 1886 as a gift from France.
Set on Liberty Island in New York Harbor – declared a national monument in 1924 and 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 NM in 1965.
While in New York, 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Broadway Theatre District and 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.
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.
Ground Zero at 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 in Manhattan
New York City 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.
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
- 0.01 mile(s) from Empire State Building, it was once the world's tallest building.
- 0.05 mile(s) from The Crystal District, is a five block expanse of Madison Avenue that houses the world's greatest collection of luxury crystal. Baccarat, a French crystal company, maintains a flagship store in that area, along with Steuben, Swarovski, and Lalique. More sparkly things can be found at the perennial source for engagement and wedding rings, Tiffany and Co.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Grand Central Terminal, renovations since its opening in 1913 have turned Grand Central into more than just a hub for transportation -- there are shops, dining and more available to visitors. Grand Central is both an essential transit hub and a beautiful example of Beaux-Arts architecture.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Rockefeller Center, is a great destination for visitors any time of year. Located in midtown Manhattan, Rock Center is probably most famous for its Christmas tree and ice skating rink, but it also offers visitors the wonderful Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and it's home to Radio City Music Hall, as well as numerous shopping and dining destinations.
- 0.05 mile(s) from The New York Stock Exchange, offers free tours and a visitor's gallery to observe the hectic activity; for a more peaceful perspective.
- 0.05 mile(s) from The Theater District, in Manhattan offers 36 theaters and a ton of talent in a small strip of land. Performance venues named for luminaries such as Ethel Barrymore, the Gershwin's, and Helen Hayes line the streets and entertain millions every year.
- 0.05 mile(s) from The South Street Seaport Museum, is actually a historical district that is several blocks long and features exhibits relating to New York's marine past. A fleet of ships from the late 1800's and early 1900's is docked at the museum pier and can be boarded by the public.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Museum of Natural History, in Central Park features permanent exhibits on peoples from around the globe, meteorites, gems, primates, birds and reptiles, and is probably best known for its dramatic dinosaur reconstructions. The 563 carat sapphire called Star of India is on display at the museum, and the museum's Hayden Planetarium presents frequent lecture series, weekly galaxy explorations, and daily astronomy demonstrations.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA as it is popularly known, is the largest art museum in the country with 135,000 specimens of painting, sculpture, photography, films, and drawings.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Statue of Liberty, was a gift to the United States in honor of the friendship established during the French Revolution. It has become an American symbol of freedom and welcome to the immigrants who come to the United States looking for a better life.
- 0.08 mile(s) from New York City Hall, the oldest in the nation still housing the city's governmental functions. Back in 1802, a design team consisting of a Frenchman and a native New Yorker won a competition to create the then new City Hall; the resulting building reflects the Federal style of architecture, with noticeable French influences.
- 0.08 mile(s) from New York Botanical Garden, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden owns one of the world's biggest plant collections in an herbarium with four million specimens. The Bronx Zoo is home to more than 4,000 animals in natural environments.
- 0.08 mile(s) from Ellis Island Immigration Museum, offers visitors a fascinating look into the immigrant experience. Interactive exhibits, walking tours and movies reveal the hardships and challenges faced by immigrants passing through Ellis Island. Visitors today will enjoy learning about the history, as well as enjoying the voyage to get there by ferry through the harbor.
- 0.08 mile(s) from American Museum of Natural History, since opening to the public in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History has evolved and grown. In addition to the Rose Center planetarium and permanent exhibits, the American Museum of Natural History hosts a revolving series of temporary exhibits, so there is always something new to see.
- 1.00 mile(s) from Battery Park, a good place to start is where the Dutch explorers first settled in Battery Park on the southernmost tip of Manhattan, which offers spectacular views of the harbor and the Statue of Liberty.
- 0.01 mile(s) from Historic Orchard Street, more than 400 shops in the heart of New York’s Lower East Side. This district is host to a variety of shops including: traditional men's wear, avant-garde boutique shops, wholesale linen and fabrics, European designer fashions, bargain leather and intimate apparel, jewelry and luggage.
- 0.05 mile(s) from South Street Seaport, located on the waterfront (of the East River) in downtown Manhattan. It is home to over 120 shops, restaurants, cafes and kiosks.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Korliss Fashions, has been in business since 1947 providing quality outerwear and sportswear in wools, cashmeres, microfibers, silks and more.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Christian Dior New York, this store, with its history of chic design and elegant style, sits on the same block as Burberry, Yves Saint Laurent, and Chanel. It features men's and women's wear and distinguished accessories and perfumes.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Giorgio Armani New York, Armani's Italian fashion can be found in the heart of Madison Avenue, featuring cocktail dresses, beaded evening dresses and Asian-inspired smoking jackets and much more. Armani boasts a collection for both men and women.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Louis Vuitton New York, this is one of the oldest fashion houses in Europe, tracing its roots back to 1854 Paris. The merchandise is virtually unchanged, with handmade luggage, signature materials and logos. The 5th Avenue boutique offers all the goods, with a diligent staff ready to assist fashion patrons.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Prada, features a wide selection of men's shoes, women's bags and many fashionable Italian items.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Chanel, launched in the 1960s, Chanel is a multi-story flagship, offering many shopping options, from women clothing to cosmetics, handbags, shoes and accessories.
- 0.05 mile(s) from Dolce & Gabbana New York, this internationally known Italian designer brand demands to be looked at. Whether it is crocodile-skin stilettos or wild leopard print dresses or Marilyn Monroe print tops you will see and take note.
- 0.08 mile(s) from The Woolgathering, needle work enthusiasts, be it knitting, sewing or crocheting will delight in the yarns, fabrics and accessories available at this Upper East Side store.
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 0.08 mile(s) from Central Park, has offered a welcome escape from the concrete jungle of New York City for over 150 years. Take a walk, a boat ride or just enjoy a picnic in Central Park and discover for yourself why Central Park is so popular.
- 0.20 mile(s) from Le Bernardin, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
- 0.20 mile(s) from Gramercy Tavern, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
- 0.30 mile(s) from Eleven Madison Park, full service, French, open for: lunch, dinner
- 0.50 mile(s) from Peter Luger Steak House, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner
- 0.50 mile(s) from Union Square Cafe, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
- 0.50 mile(s) from Babbo, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
- 1.00 mile(s) from 5 Napkin Burger, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
- 1.00 mile(s) from Atlantic Grill, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
- 1.00 mile(s) from Rosa Mexicano, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
BEST WESTERN Premier Herald Square
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:
Nathan's Fourth of July Hotdog Eating Contest
Few things scream "American pride" like gorging on hotdogs. This may well be your idea of a casual Saturday afternoon, but come July 4th, it's all about the Natha's Famous Fourth of July Hotdog Eating Contest. 2016 marks the 100 year anniversary.
New York Empire State Tattoo Expo
Head for Midtown in NYC from July 15th to 17th for the annual Empire State Tattoo Expo. Check out the latest in tattoo technology, hear seminars from the leading artists, and see Paul Booth's Last Rites Gallery.
Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour
Check out Station Restaurant on 166 North 7th St. in Brooklyn for the premier eating event of the season – Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour. On August 5th, starting at 2 p.m., this charming eatery hosts a feast fit for vikings – the three-hour event features seven unique tastings.
Brooklyn Bridge Photo Tour
Take part in this exceptional 90-minute photo safari of the Brooklyn Bridge on your next visit. Hosted by the New York City Photo Safari, this event will teach you how to add a bit drama to your photography.
The Original Multicultural Bar Hopping Tour
Enjoy a unique blend of bars and restaurants on the Original Multicultural Bar Hopping Tour during your next visit to NY. You'll check out a bar where Abe Lincoln once visited, a Japanese izakaya bar, and one of the premier Korean BBQ spots in the city – all on August 15th, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Point of No Return Comedy Show – Free
This summer, be sure to enjoy some knee slappers, rib ticklers, and gust busters at the Old Man Hustle, host venue for the Point of No Return Comedy Show. Hosted by Jonathan Randall, this free event features top New York-based and touring comedians working today.
VP Debate at Greenpoint Beer
Be sure to check out the Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co. this October when they host the Vice Presidential Debate. Whether you go right or left, there's no question you'll enjoy the unique beer-based cocktails found at Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co. 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
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