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While rooms with a balcony in New York City can be hard to come by, these hotels are an ideal pick if that’s what you’re hoping to score. Being able to open up a balcony door and take in a view of New York’s most popular attractions is a real treat for any trip, whether for business or pleasure. Helping you to avoid hours and hours of research to pinpoint your options, this list is sure to offer the perfect spot for your stay.
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This historic landmark hotel sits at the corner of 54th Street and 6th Avenue in Midtown, right across from the Museum of Modern Art. Built in the 1920s by William Randolph Hearst, it’s had an impressive list of guests over the years, from Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant, who lived here for 12 years, to Elvis Presley. It’s just stepping away from 5th Avenue shopping, Broadway, Central Park and Rockefeller Center, while rooms come with a balcony or patio along with elegant decor and modern amenities. There are a variety of room types, with the higher levels offering even more amenities, like the Premier Suites which come with bathrobes and Bulgari toiletries. Book one of the On the Avenue Suites and you’ll get a direct view of the Hudson River. There are specialty suites too, like the Modern Art suite and the Marion Suite inspired by Film Noir.
The upscale Hyatt Centric Times Square boasts a fantastic rooftop bar with impressive views of the city and indoor/outdoor seating. Guests can book a room with a furnished terrace to take in city views as well. All rooms are well-appointed and come with a flat-screen TV, Nespresso machines, free Wi-Fi and contemporary touches like geometric-print chairs. Bathrooms are sleek and come with designer toiletries and rainfall showers. The hotel also features a spa and salon, an onsite restaurant serving American cuisine and a 24-hour fitness center.
The highlight at the Stewart Hotel is its balcony rooms for a once-in-a-lifetime view of the city while being within walking distance from many attractions, including Madison Square Garden, across from six subway lines at Penn Station. It offers extra-comfy beds with a six-choice pillow menu, in-roof kitchens, high-end bath products and an excellent fitness center that includes cardio equipment with private TVs too. All rooms come with iPod docks and flat-screen televisions, and guests can also enjoy room service for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Select rooms and suites at this hotel, located in an iconic Art Deco skyscraper, boast private balconies with panoramic views next to Penn Station, 10 blocks from the bright likes of Times Square. It has an illustrious history, having hosted a number of celebrities like Spencer Tracy and Joan Crawford, and even Fidel Castro. Inventor Nikola Tesla spent the last 10 years of his life in rooms 3327 and 3328. There are two restaurants on site, one open 24 hours, as well as a fitness center. Booking one of the balcony rooms will get you higher-end amenities like an iPod docking station, while all rooms include flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.
The Jewel is a boutique hotel facing Rockefeller Center that comes with Terrace rooms that have private balconies overlooking Radio City Music Hall and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. All rooms are high-tech, with lots of power outlets to satisfy business travelers along with dimmer lighting and flat-screen Smart TVs that have streaming capability and multimedia connectivity. There are Keurig coffee machines with free coffee, complimentary unlimited bottled water and high-end toiletries.
This upscale hotel on the Upper West Side offers a convenient location to Manhattan’s top destinations while a number of its rooms come with balconies and spectacular views of Central Park, the Hudson River and the city skyline. All have new custom furnishings and a cutting-edge design along with original artwork from local artists and a signature bed that’s considered one of the most comfortable in the hotel industry. Guests can also take advantage of the on-site Serafina Bar & Restaurant which serves Northern Italian fare, the Red Farm for Chinese and drinks at the Arthouse Bar with its speakeasy set up.
The upscale Pearl Hotel is conveniently located just off of Times Square, yet it manages to be surprisingly quiet. Select accommodations dome with balconies that showcase impressive neighborhood views. All come with incredibly comfortable Sterns & Fosters mattresses, bathrooms with rainfall showers and Keurig machines with high-end coffees and teas. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet and a hosted wine and cheese hour. There’s also a bar and restaurant on site along with an outstanding fitness room.
Enjoy a New York City stay in luxury and style with rooms like the King Deluxe which come with a balcony and large spa-inspired bathroom. Every room has a balcony or patio, and guests also enjoy the use of the neighborhood sports club along with free Wi-Fi. You’ll get a complimentary glass of wine at check-in, and you can take advantage of two terraces with city views for private dinners and/or drinks and even in-room spa treatments. This hotel is pet-friendly too, so you won’t have to leave your furry best friend at home.
This hotel just north of Times Square offers a balcony view of the bustling city streets from its Penthouse room, with all the higher-end rooms featuring 55″ flat-screen TVs, Nespresso machines, marble showers, and pre-loaded tablets. It also offers impressive amenities for the price, including an expansive fitness center, free Wi-Fi and free computer access in the lobby. You’ll be in the center of it all, near almost every subway line and renowned New York attractions like Broadway theaters and Rockefeller Center.
The 1931 Hotel Edison Times Square has Art Deco flourishes throughout and boasts signature rooms that are apartment-like and come with terraces in the heart of Times Square, among the excitement of shopping, fine dining, Broadway and nightlife. Rooms come with free bottled water, Keurig coffeemakers and electric kettles, some also come with kitchenettes. Bathrooms all include upscale toiletries and bathrobes. The Rum House is a highlight, its street-level bar that has a speak easy feel with its 1920s pendant lights, mahogany and red leather stools.