The best hotels near the Empire State Building may not be in the ‘trendiest’ of New York neighborhoods, but they certainly are located at the heart of New York City. Situated along Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue in Midtown, the hotels near the Empire State Building are within walking distance Herald Square, Macy’s, Bryant Park, Madison Square Garden, and Korea Town, NYC’s more iconic landmarks. Not to mention the Empire State Building itself, one of the best Manhattan attractions on its own. Opened in 1931 as an office tower, this location been the subject of movies and must-visit attraction lists ever since—and it’s easy to see why. Tourists can get breathtaking 360-degree views of the city from its open-air 86th Floor Observation Deck. Or go up 16 more floors to get to the 102nd level Top Deck. Down below, the building’s lobby captivates with its golden Art Deco-inspired murals. And with most subway lines just a few blocks away in any direction, a stay near the Empire State Building will put you everywhere you want to be.
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