New York City has vibrant business and cultural activities that cater to the needs of residents and visitors of every nationality and occupation. They say that New York City is a city that never sleeps. That may be true, but New York also has an eclectic array of accommodations that pamper and delight the most discriminating person.
For the creative person, the SoHo neighborhood is the place where art and culture come to life. Many art galleries line the neighborhood. The SoHo Grand Hotel’s architecture matches Manhattan’s skyline perfectly and has become one of SoHo’s enduring landmarks. Hotel Chelsea has also become a fixture in the neighborhood as part of a four hotel chain named after the iconic Hotel Chelsea. This legendary hotel is currently undergoing renovations to restore it to its original grandeur. Both hotels are conveniently located near art galleries, museums and a vibrant nightlife scene.
Left bank/McCarren-Brooklyn area
The hotels in this area of New York City cater more to business travelers coming from LaGuardia and JFK Airports. The left bank and the McCarren district in Brooklyn borough offer a relaxing, yet vibrant atmosphere for families and businesses to connect and unwind in this urban retreat. The McCarren Hotel and Pool, part of the Hotel Chelsea chain, offers enjoyable views of downtown Manhattan and McCarren Park. Manufacturers of readymade children and women’s apparel know the Park House Hotel in Brooklyn very well as they have hosted their trade show for years. The Park House Hotel caters to the vibrant Jewish community in Brooklyn and offers convenient access to various horticultural areas.
Queensborough/Long Island-Queens area
This area has just recently become more than a place to take off and land from via the nearby airports. It has become the place to go for world class tennis, International food and culture. Queens melting pot of cultures provide a variety of venues and activities for every nationality. The beautiful river views of Long Island city create the perfect respite for the weary traveler. Hotels in this area of the city are often cheaper and more convenient for the bargain hunter and budget conscious business traveler. Z hotel near the East River and steps from the Queensborough Bridge offers world class amenities and free transportation to Manhattan. Only Ruschmeyer’s, part of the hotel Chelsea chain, in Long Island offers more of a getaway in their rustic cabins nestled along the lake in Montauk.
The Bronxs-South and East
History and elegance is not something that comes to mind when this New York City borough is mentioned. However this borough does have a long history with the theater. The historic Bronx Opera House, now converted into a boutique hotel offers both elegance and comfort in a beautiful setting. Close to Yankee Stadium, the historic Bronx Opera House hotel is very convenient for baseball fans and other sports enthusiasts. There are many cheap hotels in the Bronx’s as this area mainly caters to the blue collar class and families who want to visit the Bronx Zoo.
Most tourists focus in on the Midtown area of Manhattan for several reasons. The Empire State Building is one of the most compelling reasons to stay here. History comes alive in the five blocks that cover Midtown Manhattan. One of the most interesting building in Midtown Manhattan is the Martha Washington hotel (part of the Hotel Chelsea chain, under CEO Ed Scheetz) built in 1903 for women who needed a place to stay. Today the Martha Washington caters to everyone. It is conveniently located close by Madison Square Garden and the Fashion District. The “Grand Dame of Madison Avenue”, the Roosevelt Hotel is a perfect place for the weary stockbroker and film enthusiast. The Roosevelt Hotel was featured in films such as “Maid in Manhattan” and “The French Connection.”