1. NYC Music Roots Run Deep

    New York City has alway been a destination for music lovers, be it Broadway of the 20’s or Greenwich Village of the 1950’s and 60’s. The sweet sounds emanating from the sublime CBGB’s, the Roseland Ballroom with it’s early swing and the ubiquitous Carnegie Hall. New York City is one of the premier destinations in the world to see live music, and struggling musicians can be seen playing a…Read More

  2. The Great White Way

    Nothing can compare to seeing a live show. The live experience is pretty much lost in today’s digital and on-demand society. To truly experience a phenomenal live show, the destination that comes to mind is New York City. The experience begins with the sensory overload that can only be Times Square, the Crossroads of the World. If you have not seen it, it is definitely something that should be o…Read More

  3. Destination NYC

    The wedding was magical; the beach was perfect with the setting sun behind it. The bride was a vision in white of  class and beauty. The groom, well, let's just say he is a unique individual and is now your son-in-law. At least he wore shoes this time. Freshly returned from a destination wedding, you and your wife are looking for an inexpensive yet, comfortable getaway. Just the two of you. Weddi…Read More

  4. Treat Your Special Lady On Mother’s Day

    We all have one, that special woman who tied your shoes, kissed your skinned knee and took your temperature when you were sick. She smelled like Chanel #5 and red wine. Thats right, it’s the most important woman of your childhood, the one who will never judge your bad taste in men. Ok so that might not be true. Yes, it is the lady you can confide in when it seems the whole world is against you. …Read More

  5. New York Art

    New York has an extremely rich artistic history. All of the great practitioners of modern art and literature have made their way through here. The contemporary masters have all faded in and out of the New York experience at one time or another. New York is grouped, along with Paris, as a cultural and artistic nexus. Hotel Five44, located near Times Square, is the ideal place to stay when absorbing…Read More

  6. Get On Your Bike And Ride!

      The bicycle revolution has taken over America! Ok, maybe not, but if you are the kind of person who brings their bicycle on vacation, Hotel Five44 is the ideal place to stay. One of the best kept secrets about New York City is its vibrant cycling culture, particularly in Central Park. Our proximity to Central Park make Hotel Five44 the perfect destination for a weekend of cycling or just relaxi…Read More

  7. A Unique Culinary Adventure Awaits

    A phenomenon has gripped travelers for the last dozen years, a different kind of adventure that doesn't involve swimming with sharks or anything that risky. All you need for this sort of an expedition is your appetite. Gastro-tourism is becoming a passion for those seeking a new exciting, experience. I like to think of the brave souls who eat at the local fast burger drive-through as the more adve…Read More

  8. The Highline In Bloom

    The High Line, or High Line Park, is a long walking pathway built atop the old railway that ran much of the length of Manhattan’s west side. The High Line can be accessed in several destinations, including Gansevoort St., 14th St., W. 16th St., W. 18th St., W. 20th St., 23rd St., W. 26th St., W. 28th St., and W. 30th St; which puts the High Line just South of our New York City hotel, Hotel Five4…Read More

  9. Springtime Is On Its Way!

    As February draws to an end, Spring is on its way! With the first day of spring falling on March 20th, now’s the time to start looking to springtime events throughout Manhattan. Here at Hotel Five44, we love spring, and we love the events that happen throughout Manhattan and New York City. If you’re making a visit here to Manhattan this Spring, be sure to check out these events - all of which …Read More

  10. Facts About Central Park Part IV

    Central Park is full of history. And it’s that rich history that has been the subject of our previous three blogs. Today, we’re concluding Hotel Five44’s blog stream on the facts, figures, and history that surrounds one of the pinnacles of New York City: Central Park. Dedicate Yourself Central Park is home to a huge amount of benches and trees. If you’d like to leave your personal mark on …Read More