Times Square is a very popular home base for visitors to New York City -- it's got great subway service and is very convenient for visitors who want to see Broadway shows while they are in town. Times Square itself is one of New York City's most popular attractions and is always full of energy and excitement. They have reduced driving traffic through the area and created many areas with seating that are great for people watching. The TKTS Booth in Times Square even makes it easy to score discounted tickets.
This hotel offers guests a welcome respite from the chaos and energy just outside in Times Square -- it's small and intimate and truly feels like a boutique property. Newspapers, wi-fi, gym access, continental breakfast and nightly wine and cheese reception are complimentary for guests.
One of the smallest hotels in Times Square with just 76 guest rooms, the Chatwal is a truly luxurious property (and has prices to match.) It's also one of New York City's few hotels with a pool, though it's a small, indoor lap pool, and the hotel happily accommodates families and even offers special children's programs.
The two-room suite setups at the DoubleTree Suites Times Square defy NYC's typically small hotel room trends and are especially helpful for families or people who need space to work in their hotel room since there are separate sleeping and living areas.
One of the newer hotels in Times Square, the Hilton Garden Inn opened in September 2014. With 282 rooms, it's location on 42nd Street off of 6th Avenue is convenient for accessing Times Square area attractions, as well as Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library.
The Hyatt Centric Times Square has over 500 modern, stylish guest rooms right in the heart of Times Square. The rooftop restaurant offers excellent views, and many rooms also offer a view, though you'll have to book that room category to guarantee a view since not all the rooms have views of Times Square. If you're traveling with a family you might appreciate the extra space that the executive suites offer and keep in mind that rooms that are on higher floors tend to be quieter.
First built by John Jacob Astor in 1906, The Knickerbocker Hotel has been re-invented -- bringing a luxurious, modern feel while maintaining many historic details, including the Beaux-Arts facade. This is probably one of the most luxurious and exclusive hotels in the area. Charlie Palmer is behind the in-house restaurant, The Knick, and the hotel's rooftop bar, St. Cloud, offers both hotel guests and visitors impressive views and hospitality.
This New York City hotel has Italian flair and hosts many international guests. Despite the convenient location to Times Square, it's on a fairly quiet block, making it both well-located and fairly peaceful.
This chic and stylish hotel in Times Square has just 181 rooms and 19 suites, some of which even have private balconies -- a pretty unusual feature in this area of town. It's also pet-friendly, a huge plus if you're traveling with your favorite furry friend. The in-house restaurant, NIOS serves American cuisine and features many shareable dishes.
Perhaps New York City's most iconic hotel, the Marriott Marquis is located on Broadway right in the heart of Times Square.
In addition to rooms that overlook Times Square (including many with views for the New Years Eve Ball Drop), it also is home to The View Restaurant & Lounge -- a revolving restaurant with panoramic views of the area. Located on the 48th floor, the restaurant completes a 360-degree rotation every hour, offering diners unparalleled views of New York City while they eat.
Fans of Westin will love visiting this 873-room property right in the middle of Times Square. The hotel features comfortable rooms and Heavenly Beds® for a good nights sleep. They have a variety of sleeping accommodations, including 1 bedroom suites and the hotel is very family friendly.