1. Facts About Times Square

    Hotel Five44 is only a few blocks from New York’s famous Times Square. Times Square is best known for the New Year’s Eve ball drop at midnight, but there are plenty of other attractions that keep folks flocking to Times Square. That’s why we’re here today to talk about a few of Times Square’s best attractions and some facts surrounding one of New York’s most monumental intersections. W…Read More

  2. Things to Do in a New York City Rain

    If you’re visiting NYC, and you get caught in the rain, don’t fret! Grab an umbrella, hail a taxi, and head out to New York city's numerous indoor treasures. There are plenty of sites to see and things to do, all while the weather settles down. Here are just a few: Head to the Museum(s) New York City has no shortage of museums to explore. Check out the Met Museum, The Museum of the City of New…Read More

  3. Fascinating NYC Facts Part III

    Today, we’re continuing our blog stream on Manhattan facts - because there are just so many fascinating facts about our ‘little’ island! Check out Hotel Five44’s previous Manhattan blog facts here! And remember, you can call on us to book your upcoming stay here in New York City! November 28th of 2012 Was A Good Day! On November 28th of 2012, police report that not a single violent crime …Read More

  4. Fascinating NYC Facts Part II

    Hotel Five44 loves Manhattan, and we love to host guests visiting our home island. That’s what we do, and it’s what we love to blog about! So for today’s blog, we’ll be continuing our recent thread on facts about the island - so you can learn more about the area around your hotel here in New York City! Also, feel free to check out our last blog for further facts here! The Streets Are Paved…Read More

  5. Facts About The Island

    Manhattan’s a fascinating island, and one of the most advanced urban centers in the world. That’s why, for today’s blog, we’ll be talking all things Manhattan. So, as presented by Hotel Five44, here are some interesting facts and figures about our little island: Times Square Is A Power Drain With all the advertisements and lighting throughout the area, Times Square takes up a whopping 161 …Read More

  6. Things to Do In Central Park

    If you’re coming to visit Hotel Five44, you may be visiting New York City for the first time. And first-time visitors simply must check out Central Park. Central Park is the heart of our city, and it provides a delightful retreat from its urban surrounding. If you’ve got a chance, head to Central Park for a visit. Here’s what you can do while you’re in the park! Check Out The Central Park …Read More

  7. Things To Do on The High Line

    Manhattan’s High Line is only a handful of blocks away from Hotel Five44, and along The High Line there’s plenty to do. We’ve gathered a list of attractions you ought to check out while you’re here in Manhattan! Hang Out at the Park Check out the Hudson River Park. You might have guessed, but it’s just off of the Hudson River. Wander over to the park, spread a blanket, and soak up some r…Read More

  8. Free Sights to See in Manhattan

    If you’re visiting Manhattan, you might find yourself incurring some rather large expenses. It’s a sad truth here in New York City... there’s not much to do that’s cheap! Fortunately, there are still plenty of attractions and entertainments that are entirely free! Here are a few must-see sites that won’t break the bank… In fact, they won’t cost you a thing! Here’s a list of free th…Read More

  9. Pick Up “Humans of New York” by Brandon Stanton

    If you’re visiting Manhattan for the first time, pick up a copy of Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton, or check out his photoblog website: http://www.humansofnewyork.com. Some years ago, Stanton had the idea to photograph some 10,000 people walking around the New York island. His photography, after a bit of experience interacting with his subjects, turned into photography as well as quotes. S…Read More