Times Square is one of the best places to visit in New York. With its giant billboards, colorful lights, and plenty to see and do, this is the living hub of the city. Watch a Broadway show, take in the latest moves, eat at some of the best restaurants in NYC, or experience nightlife and party the night away at some of the best bars and clubs.
Learn the history of the area at the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center or figure out what to buy when you go shopping at all the major retail outlets and souvenir stores or just watch the ever-passing parade and colorful street performers.
What better place to stay when visiting New York than in the area directly surrounding Times Square, many with excellent views? Browse here for a list of the best hotels with a view of Times Square.
Marriott Hotels are known for their luxurious accommodations and the New York Marriott Marquis couldn’t be better placed for a visit to New York and Times Square. Located right in the heart of the action, this hotel overlooking Times Square offers multiple eateries, including New York’s only revolving restaurant, or enjoy relaxing in the Broadway Lounge and Terrace, overlooking Broadway and with ever-changing views over the surrounding scenery. Experience the best Times Square view from a hotel in NYC. Keep up the fitness regime at the 24-hour Marquis Fitness Center, right on-site. Spacious rooms offer air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Read more about the hotel by clicking below.
Hotels with convenient access to Times Square
The following hotels are conveniently placed close to Times Square, with easy access to all the top attractions.
This hotel, facing Times Square, is perfectly placed in the center of Manhattan. Central Park and Columbus Circle are a five-minute stroll, and within 15 minutes, guests can visit the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center. Dining and drinks are available 24 hours a day in the hotel including three outdoor terraces with sweeping city views. Guests can also enjoy the benefits of the onsite fitness center. Rooms offer flat-screen TVs, as well as a small refrigerator, while bathrooms feature rain showers and every amenity. Free movies and Wi-Fi are also available.
AKA Times Square is another one of the best places to stay in Times Square. It is a condo hotel, located just 100 yards (91.4 m) from Times Square and all its attractions. Both Radio City Music Hall and Top of the Rock are just a half-mile (0.8 km) stroll away. There is a fitness center available for guests to keep up their exercise routines. Condos consist of Penthouse Suites, Executive Suites, and one and two-bedroom apartments. Each unit offers a spacious living area and equipped kitchen, while bathrooms feature spa baths with Bulgari toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
LUMA Hotel – Times Square is located just steps away from Times Square, with the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock just over half a mile (less than 1 km) away. The hotel offers a restaurant and bar, with free Wi-Fi available throughout. The 24-hour front desk can assist with car rental. Rooms come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV offering cable channels and a coffee machine. Some rooms have an additional seating area for guests. The private bathroom comes with bathrobes and slippers and there are complimentary toiletries.
RIU Plaza New York Times Square is in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen, just 400 yards (365.76 m) from Times Square. The Top of the Rock and Rockefeller Center are conveniently close by. The hotel offers a restaurant, cafeteria, and a bar as well as a fitness center. Rooms are well-equipped, offering air conditioning and heating, a flat-screen TV, with some having a seating area. Private bathrooms have a bathtub or shower, as well as a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
W New York - Times Square is set in the heart of Midtown West in New York City, just 400 yards (365.76) away from Times Square and convenient to the Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, and Top of the Rock, around half a mile’s (0.8 km) stroll away. Dining can be enjoyed at the hotel’s two restaurants and guests can relax at the bar. All rooms come equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV offering cable channels, and a DVD player. Some rooms feature a seating area, while others offer views over the city or river. Private bathrooms come well equipped with bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi is available to guests throughout the building.
One of the best hotels overlooking Times Square is The Premier Times Square by Millennium. This boutique hotel offers every amenity for a comfortable stay in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The Premier Times Square by Millennium is within easy walking distance to all the tourist attractions including Times Square, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, and Bryant Park. Enjoy all the comforts of the Premier Lounge, with a complimentary continental breakfast and evening cocktails. Dine in the Bugis Street Brasserie and Bar, enjoying tasty Pan Asian cuisine. Spacious rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows with views over Times Square and the surrounding city, while bathrooms include a soaking tub and separate shower and all necessary amenities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
Looking for another Times Square hotel with a view? This affordable hotel is located conveniently close to Times Square, Rockefeller Center, The Museum of Modern Art, and the Theater District, while also within easy reach of Grand Central Station and the shopping on Fifth Avenue. Guests at Broadway at Times Square Hotel have access to a free continental breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi and free national calls, as well as daily newspapers. Rooms come equipped with personal safes, a coffee maker, TV with Movies on Demand, as well as an iron and ironing board. Family rooms are also available and bathrooms come equipped with a hairdryer.
The Manhattan Edison Hotel - Triumph Group is located a short walk from all the attractions of Times Square, and half a mile’s (0.8 km) stroll from the Rockefeller Center. The hotel is influenced by the Art Deco era, as can be seen from the exterior and lobby design. The hotel’s restaurants, Bond 45 and Friedman’s, offer a tasty selection of dining. There is a fitness center for guests’ use on-site. Guest rooms and suites come with air conditioning and flat-screen TV with cable channels while bathrooms offer a hairdryer, along with complimentary toiletries.
Next on our list of the best Times Square hotels with a view is DoubleTree Suites by Hilton NYC. This hotel is ideally placed in Midtown Manhattan, close to the Theater District and all the attractions. Times Square, Broadway, the Empire State Building, and Central Park are a short walk away. Enjoy innovative cuisine at Greenhouse 36, the hotel’s restaurant, or enjoy a drink on the outdoor patio or in the on-site bar. Take advantage of the fitness center with its modern equipment. Rooms and suites in the hotel offer comfort with a range of beds including king, queen, or two double beds. Facilities include a coffee maker, mini fridge, flat-screen TV, workstation, and free Wi-Fi. Bathrooms offer a hairdryer.
Enjoy your visit to New York City!
Have fun taking in all the sights and sounds of Times Square, while staying in comfort and style. Make sure to check in at one of the best hotels in Times Square with a view. There are also budget hotels in New York for more affordable accommodation options.
If you’re around for the New Year celebration, consider staying in one of the hotels with views of the Times Square ball drop for a memorable experience.
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