The most colorful time of year in New York City is autumn. Glorious colors of leaves fill central park and make it worthy of long, romantic strolls. New York’s cool autumn air, busy nightlife and vibrant streets make it a fantastic getaway.
Of course you might that the real trick to treating yourself is getting lodging you can afford. With all of Manhattan’s high-end hotels and multi-million dollar addresses, many people assume they can’t do it on a budget. However, there are deals to be had of you look around. Turn to some of these hotels and you’ll be giving thanks while still leaving a little stuffing in your wallet.
The New Yorker Hotel
Right next to the Jacob Javitts Center in Midtown, you’ll find a great deal at the New Yorker Hotel. While you may not have heard of the name, you’ll know the ownership. Ramada operates this budget hotel with respect for the international chain’s standards. Rooms tart at $99 a night, but check out their website for specials.
481 Eighth Avenue (at 34th Street)
If bagels and coffee are your thing, you’re in for a treat at the Marcel. A morning breakfast of New York bagels comes with your room and and a complimentary cappuccino machine is on hand for around the clock use in the lobby. For a hotel with rooms at $125 a night, The Marcel doesn’t skimp. Nicely appointed rooms with private baths, down pillows, on-demand programming and room service will make your stay in Gramercy Park a nice one
201 E. 24th St
Get a high-end address without the high-end prices. The Upper West Side is the slightly understated home to the elite – and for as little as $129 a night, it can be yours too. The cheapest rooms in the house can sleep up to four and children stay free with their parents. The hotel offers free WiFi and access to an adjacent indoor swimming pool. Enjoy quick walks to New York landmarks such as Central Park and Zabar’s.
242 W. 76th St
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