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By Ethan Wolff

Frommer's Irreverent consultant to Manhattan is as brash and ballsy because the long island itself. you will get the directly scoop on previous chestnuts just like the Empire nation construction, in addition to the thin on new hotspots equivalent to the smooth "neo-lounges" at the decrease East facet. With the Irreverent Guide, you are going to develop into as cellular because the locals: a dim sum brunch in a bustling Chinatown dinner party corridor is simply a subway experience clear of a soul-food dinner in Harlem. notice one of many city's mystery offers: the unfastened trip at the Staten Island Ferry prior the Statue of Liberty. within the Irreverent consultant to Manhattan, the gloriously decadent urban that by no means Sleeps is made either doable and deliciously fun—whether you opt to pursue the excessive lifestyles on the version hangouts and caviar bars or get down with the low existence at Punjabi tandoor delis and tacky karaoke bars.

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Lexington Ave. E. 72nd St. moment Ave. E. 73rd St. Park Ave. 5th Ave. Madison Ave. E. 74th St. Queensboro Bridge lodgings E. one hundred and fifth St. THE INDEX lodgings 34 The Index $$$$$ greater than $450 $$$$ $350–$450 $$$ $250–$350 $$ $150–$250 $ below $150 fee scores are according to the bottom cost quoted for the standard double room in excessive season. except famous, rooms have airconditioning, telephones, deepest toilets, and TVs. the subsequent abbreviations are used for charge cards: AE American convey DC Diners membership DISC realize MC credit card V Visa Algonquin (p. 21) MIDTOWN WEST This vintage long island literary landmark went via a tremendous, dear recovery, guided by means of images from its 1902 starting. the ambience remains to be an analogous, in simple terms extra so.... Tel 212/840-6800 (U. S. toll-free quantity 800/555-8000). Fax 212/944-1419. www. algonquinhotel. com. fifty nine W. forty fourth St. , 10036. N/Q/R/S/W/1/2/3/7 trains to forty second St. one hundred sixty five rooms. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. $$$ See Map four on p. 30. Ameritania (p. 20) MIDTOWN WEST The lobby’s foolish imitation Philipe Starck furnishings (see Paramount lower than) fails to smash site visitors’ pride at getting a whole lot. a few rooms have Broadway perspectives. eating places, a present store, and a foyer bar entire the picture—all performed in an incongruous Caribbean style.... Tel 212/247-5000 (U. S. toll-free quantity 800/9220330). Fax 212/247-3316. www. nychotels. com/ameritania. html. 230 W. 54th St. , 10019. B/D/E trains to seventh Ave. 250 rooms. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. $$ See Map four on p. 30. Avalon (p. 20) MURRAY HILL The vintage foyer and the trad-retro decor of the rooms offer you no clue that this can be one of many 35 See Map four on p. 30. See Map five on p. 32. most sensible Western Seaport hotel (p. 24) SOUTH ST. SEAPORT region a series mentality surfaces within the a little tacky copy furnishings and the stiff, motelish bedding. Ask for a room with a view of the Brooklyn Bridge.... Tel 212/766-6600 (U. S. toll-free quantity 800/HOTELNY). Fax 212/766-6615. www. bestwestern. com. 33 Peck Slip, 10038. 2/3/4/5/A/C/J/M/Z trains to Fulton St. seventy two rooms. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. $$ See Map three on p. 29. ny Hostel (p. 26) MIDTOWN WEST You can’t ask for a extra principal position and also you won’t get less expensive. inner most rooms with shared bogs are only less than $100 lots of the yr, and dorm rooms (bunk beds that sleep 4 to a room) hover round $35. Bedding is supplied, although dorm site visitors should still carry their very own towels.... Tel 212/302-2603. Fax 212/302-2605. www. giant applehostel. com. 119 W. forty fifth St. , 10036. 1/2/3/7/9/N/Q/R/W trains to occasions Sq. /42nd St. 112 dorm beds. MC, V. $ See Map four on p. 30. Buckingham lodge (p. 20) MIDTOWN WEST The Buckingham draws musical site visitors (jazz and classical, little need to worry rock famous person tantrums being thrown instantly overhead), drawn by way of a superb critical situation close to cultural magnets like Lincoln middle and Carnegie corridor. where is not any spring fowl (here considering that 1929, with an enviable history), however the getting older all-suite rooms are fresh and generously portioned.... Tel 212/246-1500 (U. S. toll-free quantity 888/511-1900). Fax 212/262-0698.

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