Hotels near Midtown West
“Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.”
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The urge to break into song is undeniable here, even if you don't have a gig at Carnegie Hall. Marquees lining Broadway from 42nd to 54th bring show tunes to mind, and Times Square may have you humming Auld Lang Syne months before New Year's Eve. The illuminated ball drop has heralded calendar changes in Times Square since 1908, but the neighborhood has changed around it. Blinking jumbotrons and digital stock tickers line Broadway's Great White Way, and family-friendly 42nd St. attractions like Madame Tussaud's and Ripley's Believe It or Not! help draw 39 million visitors annually to the area. Times Square underwear ads and underwear-clad singing Naked Cowboy are distant echoes of Midtown West's seedy Midnight Cowboy days in the 1970s, when hustlers and porn palaces greeted new arrivals around the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Smoking is among the many vices now banned in Times Square, and city planners are rebranding neighboring Hell's Kitchen as Clinton to make it seem less intimidating to Javits Convention Center visitors. But gentlemen's-club memorabilia still surfaces at Hell's Kitchen's Flea Market, and native New Yorker Lady Gaga keeps trying to shock seen-it-all Midtowners at Madison Square Garden. Think you can do better? Koreatown karaoke bars are standing by.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Midtown West

Aloft Harlem
Aloft Harlem
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4.1
859 reviews
2296 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York
from $179
Hotel Newton
Hotel Newton
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3.6
2002 reviews
2528 Broadway, New York
from $79
The Jewel facing Rockefeller Center
The Jewel facing Rockefeller Center
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3.8
1020 reviews
11 West 51st Street, New York
from $161
DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan - New York City
DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan - New York City
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3.4
5011 reviews
569 Lexington Ave, New York
from $109
New York Marriott Marquis
New York Marriott Marquis
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3.9
8076 reviews
1535 Broadway, New York
from $224
Pod 39
Pod 39
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3.5
3507 reviews
145 East 39th Street, New York
from $120
DoubleTree by Hilton New York City - Financial District
from $119
The Belvedere Hotel
The Belvedere Hotel
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3.7
7071 reviews
319 W 48th St, New York
from $386
Salisbury Hotel
Salisbury Hotel
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4.0
5955 reviews
123 W 57th St, New York
from $299
Hilton Garden Inn New York/West 35th Street
Hilton Garden Inn New York/West 35th Street
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4.0
4146 reviews
63 West 35th Street, New York
from $118
More About Hotels near Midtown West...

The urge to break into song is undeniable here, even if you don't have a gig at Carnegie Hall. Marquees lining Broadway from 42nd to 54th bring show tunes to mind, and Times Square may have you humming Auld Lang Syne months before New Year's Eve. The illuminated ball drop has heralded calendar changes in Times Square since 1908, but the neighborhood has changed around it. Blinking jumbotrons and digital stock tickers line Broadway's Great White Way, and family-friendly 42nd St. attractions like Madame Tussaud's and Ripley's Believe It or Not! help draw 39 million visitors annually to the area. Times Square underwear ads and underwear-clad singing Naked Cowboy are distant echoes of Midtown West's seedy Midnight Cowboy days in the 1970s, when hustlers and porn palaces greeted new arrivals around the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Smoking is among the many vices now banned in Times Square, and city planners are rebranding neighboring Hell's Kitchen as Clinton to make it seem less intimidating to Javits Convention Center visitors. But gentlemen's-club memorabilia still surfaces at Hell's Kitchen's Flea Market, and native New Yorker Lady Gaga keeps trying to shock seen-it-all Midtowners at Madison Square Garden. Think you can do better? Koreatown karaoke bars are standing by.

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