New York City (NYC) is a city to behold, with iconic sights from the hipster haunts of Brooklyn to the popular statue of liberty. The city is filled with dynamism, global power, and cultural diversity. NYC virtually have whatever that interest you in life ranging from food, nightlife, art, science, sport, fashion.
Where you stay in NYC will have an impact on your expenses, not only that, your experience of the city will also be shaped by where you will stay. With accommodation in NYC taking the largest part of one budget, deciding where to stay should be your top priority. Below you’ll see what you need to know about the best areas to stay in the city.
Safest Areas For An Individual And Family
Safety generally is not an issue in New York. It is one of
the safest places on earth. But if you are super concerned about safety so much,
consider staying in these areas; Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Lincoln
Center. Tho, their prices are high, with Upper West side having reasonable
prices and its suited for families due to parks and playgrounds with museums
around its environment.
A popular saying “NYC the city that never sleeps.”
NYC has a lot of dance clubs, cafes, jazz, bars. Meatpacking district is the
domain of late-night clubs. The sidewalks are crowded with fun seekers. Its
home for many popular clubs, bars. Across the Lower East side, a lot is also
happening. There we have spots for live music, dancing, and drinking.
Art and Fashion
For art and fashion, Meatpacking district is one of the best
places. There we see the boutiques of Diane Von Furstenberg, Tory Burch. Chelsea
is another area with hundreds of galleries. The Meatpacking district have
Whitney Museum of American Art. A great place for art exhibition and
When it comes to food, there is no shortage of options. All
areas in NYC you can find good food. The most popular places you can still go
Little Italy/Nolita; There you find good Italian
restaurants. Some of the restaurants there are Rubirosa Ristorante (235 mulberry
St), Aunt Jake’s (151 Mulberry St).
China Town; there you see top-notch Chinese restaurants with
good Chinese foods. Some of the restaurants are Tasty Dumpling (42 Mulberry),
Peking Duck House (28 Mott St)
Chelsea; Chelsea is another area you will find good
restaurants. Some of the restaurants there are Lobster Place, Los Tacos Nol. I
can go on and on. The list is endless.
NYC has more than 15 movie theaters. Some of the theaters are
Cinépolis Chelsea (Chelsea), The landmark at 57 West (Hell’s Kitchen), Maritime
Pier 63 (Chelsea).
Hotels in NYC
NYC is filled with hotels. We have the hotels with very high
fee and those with a moderate fee. Searching for a cheap and clean hotel can be a
daunting task. Most especially during the holidays when room fees will rise. In
Manhattan you can still find cool, smaller and less expensive hotels. Some of the
hotels with moderate fees are;
HI NYC Hostel (Upper West Side), POD 51 (Midtown East), Ridge
Hotel (Lower East Side), Leo House ( Chelsea). Their fee ranges between $45 –
Hotel Chelsea (Chelsea), Sea Farmers and International House,
May fair New York (Theater District). Fee ranges between $175 – $200
Where ever you stay in NYC you will still feel the vibe of