This 3 star Secret Hotel near Madison Square Garden is an excellent deal, with a fantastic location and facilities, to make your stay in New York an unforgettable experience!
Hotel rooms are large and spacious family sized rooms, with comfortable beds and infant beds available upon request. Rooms also include a computer, as well as a fax machine, and a telephone with free local calls.
Hotel staff are friendly and always happy to help, with a porter, concierge desk and daily housekeeping to ensure guests’ comfort! Guests can also make use of the excellent services the hotel has to offer, such as dry valet same day dry cleaning and on-site parking, as well as a Wifi connection available for all guests to use. The hotel restaurant serves high quality cuisine, and there’s even the option of a private dining experience for groups. For a pre-dinner drink or a nightcap, head down to the fantastic lobby bar to try some of the delicious drinks available. Guests can also enjoy facilities such as the hotel’s health club, as well as tennis courts, and there’s even an on-site business centre, perfect for those visiting on business!
Located near Madison Square Garden, guests have the perfect opportunity to visit the multi-purpose indoor arena, and experience one of the popular New York Knicks basketball games, or watch the New York Rangers play a thrilling game of ice coffee. The arena also hosts a range of famous artists, from Ed Sheeran to Kanye West.
Also easily accessible is the moving Ground Zero Memorial, a tribute to the men, women and children killed in the terrorist attacks of 2001 and 1993. Here two twin pools nearly an acre in size sit where the Twin Towers once stood, surrounded by beautiful trees, creating an area of peace and tranquility. Inscriptions of the names of every person who died in the attacks are inscribed into bronze panels lining the memorial pools, and really bring home the sheer scale and devastation of the attacks. The Ground Zero museum is a fantastic experience, and is not to be missed, with a large and continuously growing collection of artifacts, photographs and audio and videotapes related to the attacks.
The Tenement museum on Lower East Side is another fantastic eye opening experience. This five-story building was once home to around 7,000 people from over 20 nations from the early 1860s until the 1930s. Visitors can now learn all about the fascinating life of the immigrants that lived here, with restored apartments made to look almost exactly how they did at the time, giving a real sense of perspective on how things have changed today. There is a variety of tours to chose from, one of them being the ‘Meet Victoria Confino’ tour, with a costumed interpreter playing the 14-year-old Greek girl who used to live here. Visitors take on the role of newly arrived immigrants and can quiz Victoria on life as an immigrant in New York.