Staying in New York With Style
One of the things I love the most about visiting New York is getting to see so many different neighborhoods. And the place you stay has a pretty big impact on your visit. Lately, I’ve been staying in Harlem but I haven’t been spending much time hanging out in the neighborhood.
And every neighborhood has its particular advantages.
One thing’s for sure — stay in Midtown and you likely won’t have to go that far! It seems like most of New York’s attractions are easily accessible from Midtown. Stay in Midtown and you could have easy access to Rockefeller Center, the New York City Public Library, and more.
Upper West Side
The Upper West Side is where to stay when you want to experience daily life as New Yorkers do. This has always been a majorly residential neighborhood in Manhattan, and staying here ensures that it doesn’t get dead at night. When you stay on the Upper West Side, you also get quick and easy access to Central Park.
For me, the greatest danger of staying in SoHo would be being surrounded by so many tempting boutiques! On the flip side of the coin, if shopping is what you’re looking to do in New York, there’s no better place to stay than SoHo! Staying in SoHo is also convenient to much of lower Manhattan, from the West Village to Chinatown.
Want to do as the hipsters do? Head over to Brooklyn! The greatest advantage of staying in Brooklyn is price — in most neighborhoods, you’ll find prices for similar properties are much lower than they are in Manhattan. And the subway ride really isn’t that bad at all. If you want to stay as close to Manhattan as possible, look to Brooklyn Heights or Cobble Hill.
Of course, there’s plenty to choose from in terms of hotels all throughout New York. NewYorkHotels.com has an excellent selection of hotels throughout this fabulous city.