If you’re looking for the best Christmas things to do in NYC, then why not stay at the most festive hotels? New York’s elaborate Christmassy window displays may get all the attention in December, but New York hotels go all out in their holiday decor, too. Whether you want to take in 30-foot Christmas trees or visit a pop-up winter wonderland, the city’s hotels deck their halls to get everyone – from the Grinch to Buddy the Elf – in the holiday spirit.
We've tried a huge range of NYC Christmas hotels out (yep, it was a tough gig) and we've whittled them down to this hand-picked selection of hotels we think are well worth your money. After all, what's better than Christmas in NYC? Well, we'll tell you: Christmas in NYC in a hotel that specializes in bringing festive cheer. So prep your voice for Christmas carols, grab a jug of eggnog, and get ready to wrap presents because we think you're going to like these. Happy Holidays!
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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in and review every hotel featured, we've based our list on our expert knowledge of the destination covered, editorial reviews, user reviews, hotel amenities and in-depth research to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.