1. The Village

    We have been discussing music and one area of New York City that we haven’t explored is the magical Greenwich Village. The thing about visiting Manhattan is the history that is so prevalent in the area. If Times Square is the prestigious “Crossroads of the World” then Greenwich Village is the wild little sister. The history that abounds in the area is legendary and the story of America. Most…Read More

  2. 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

  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. Active Travel in New York

    A while back we talked about biking in New York; well, May just happens to be bike month here in the city. What an ideal time to consider a vacation to Hotel Five44. Our proximity to the biking mecca of Central Park is ideal for enjoying some time in the city for bike month. We offer room options that will work for any length of stay. Consider the wonders of Central Park and the gorgeous weather t…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Literary New York City

    2The literary pulse of the nation begins and ends in New York. That's a bold statement but this is a bold place. Holden Caulfield, Jay Gatsby, Dean Moriarty and Michael Corleone have all walked the streets in Manhattan, while staying at Hotel Five44 is possible to walk the same streets as these icons. 20th century literature is alive and well in New York. It is a place that inspires creativity and…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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