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Stay in Times Square

A stay at our New York City hotel wouldn't be complete without a visit to one of Midtown Manhattan's most famous attractions – Times Square. Named after the New York Times headquarters (located at the top of our street, 40th and 8th Avenue). Times Square is known as the "Crossroads of the World". With its exciting theatre, supersized billboards, restaurants, famous New Years Eve and endless nightlife you won’t miss out on any of the fun. When your day draws to a close, retreat to our convenient NYC Times Square hotel, an oasis from the hustle and bustle of New York City's most vibrant area.

Places of Interest

  • Bryant Park
    Home to free ice skating in the winter sponsored by Citi and free outdoor movies in the summer. Holiday time in Bryant Park is not to be missed featuring such crowd pleasers as an outdoor shopping mall, Irish coffee over an outdoor fire pit and a mimosa brunch at the Bryant Park Grill. Located on 42nd Street across from the New York Public Library and Grand Central Station.
  • Central Park
    Frederick Law Olmstead, the father of landscape architecture, designed the world’s most famous park in the 1900’s. Present day wonders abound year round; Shakespeare in the Park, Central Park Zoo, Ice Skating, Rowing, Horseback Riding, Sports…..something for everyone. Walk, bike, subway straight up to the entrance on 59th Street and let the games begin.
  • Chrysler Building
    A true testament to Art Deco located at 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. This was once the world’s tallest building until surpassed by the Empire State Building. Now home to offices, shops, restaurants...
  • Empire State Building
    Walk to our most famous and iconic art deco landmark building, the tallest in the world when it was erected in 1931. Site of countless movies and marriage proposals….observation deck is open until 2:00AM and remember, no glass allowed so pack a flask and plastic champagne flutes along with your engagement ring!
  • Grand Central Station
    A quick walk takes to you to Grand Central Station on 42nd street, magnificently restored in 1998 to all its former glory. Grab a table and a Bellini on the balcony of Cipriani’s and check out the Christmas light show projected on the domed ceiling.
  • Herald's Square / Macy's
    New York City loves its hometown newspapers..even when they are defunct..Herald Square named after the New York Herald Newspaper is now a popular resting spot for tourists and local denizens alike. Complete with tables, umbrellas and chairs, you can relax after your shopping frenzy at Macy’s and take in a street performer or two. Famous starting point for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and 6 blocks from your home, Staybridge Suites Times Square New York City.
  • Highline
    New York City’s newest park is no step child to its more famous brethren above. A former elevated freight train track along 10th Avenue from 34th Street ending in the Meatpacking District has been transformed into an oasis mixing lush plants with rolling bricked pathways. Pack a picnic but leave Fido at home as dogs are currently not allowed and this city likes to give tickets.
  • The Jacob Javits Center
    Located on a large expanse of 11th Avenue between 34th and 38th Street and designed by world renowned architect IM PEI. With less than a 10 minute walk away, Staybridge Suites Times Square is one of the closest hotels within walking distance to the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
  • Madison Square Garden
    Home to the New York Knicks, New York Rangers and don’t forget the ladies of the New York Liberty. Catch a game or your favorite performer at the Garden. Easy access by foot, train, bus, pedicab…..
  • Museum of Modern Art
    Where modern and contemporary art is housed in over 600,000 square feet of newly designed space re-opened to the public in 2004. Take in any of the permanent or rotating exhibits, lectures, film retrospectives, book store, guided tour…and then collapse into a glass of wine at Café 2 on the second floor where you will be in good company as museum visitors only are welcome.
  • Museum of Natural History
    Lizard and Snakes Alive!! Get a good look at a live Nosehound and Squamate! Who knew? Hurry as this current exhibition ends on September 6, 2010. Located on the Upper West Side within easy subway, taxi or walking access.
  • Pennsylvania Station
    Home to Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), multiple Subway lines and Madison Square Garden. Penn Station ,as it is affectionately called, is located between 31st and 34th Street and 7th and 8th Avenue.
  • Restaurant Row
    A quick stroll north 6 blocks to 46th Street deposits you in the thick of Restaurant Row where you can choose any cuisine sure to sate your appetite…Russian, Brazilian, Italian, French, Japanese…..Pack only an appetite.
  • Rockefeller Center/Radio City Music Hall
    For almost 70 years visitors from around the world flock to the famous lighting of the Christmas tree. While you are there you can take in the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. 2010 marks the 75th anniversary of the annual Christmas Show and has all of the makings of being extraordinary.
  • United Nations
    Hop on the S train and shuttle directly cross-town where the majestic UN lays resplendent along the east river. Home to 192 member states, with its own set of laws! Sculpture and art abound on the grounds beautifully maintained gardens.

From the Airport

Parking
GGMC Parking is located at 350 West 43rd Street (Between 8th and 9th Ave) at the Ivy Tower. After making a left onto 43rd street, GGMC is the first indoor lot on the left side of the street. Cost is $35, per day, per car, with no in and out privileges. A supplement will be charged for oversized vehicles. This garage is unable to accommodate extremely large vehicles (anything over 200" long) such large SUVs and Vans. Prior to checking out of the hotel, please ensure you have your parking ticket validated by our front office team.

A stay at our luxurious Staybridge Suites Times Square hotel in New York City near Times Square wouldn't be complete without a visit to one of Midtown Manhattan's most famous attractions – Times Square itself! Read More(+)