1. Traveling Tips For Your New York Trip

    If you’ve ever been to New York City then you know that your first visit can be a little overwhelming. The endless crowds, traffic, quick paced energy and bright lights aren’t built for everyone, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t be enjoyed by all. As you stay in our hotel near Times Square, you will be immersed in the culture and community that is New York City. When you stay with us …Read More

  2. Holiday Road

    The summer is ticking away faster than it should, well, maybe mom doesn't feel that way, but the kids are ready to get out and explore. What better way to celebrate the summer than a weekend in the city! New York City has some of the best family activities in the country, and who really wants to take a hot road trip to somewhere like the Grand Canyon? Hotel Five44 is the ultimate family getaway de…Read More

  3. Music Mecca

    Last time we talked a bit about the NYC music scene. The music in New York City is so diverse that it would literally take hours to properly explore all of the genres and options. The beautiful thing about the music scene in New York City is the fact that it is as much of a melting pot for music as it is for people. Simply walking down the street can yield a brand new musical experience if you ope…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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