1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Facts About Central Park Part III

    For today’s blog, we’re continuing our blog stream on Central Park facts. Hotel Five44 is located a mere 14 blocks away from one of America’s greatest parks and the pinnacle of our city’s landscape: New York City’s Central Park. Sheep in the Park Sheep Meadow, one of Central Park’s many expansive lawns, was once home to a herd of sheep! It’s true! Up until 1934, a herd of sheep was f…Read More