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The Cheeriest Holiday Decorations at New York City Hotels, 2018 Edition

What’s the best way to thwart the darkness this winter? Light it up!

New York’s hotels seem especially merry and bright this holiday season. Even construction scaffolding is embellished. Maybe it’s the easy availability of LED lights. Or the primal urge to out-decorate the competition. Or perhaps it’s just a simple desire to drum up some cheer.

Can’t come to New York to see what’s aglow? Here’s a sample of what’s on view at Manhattan hotels Downtown, Uptown and in the middle.

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Eight New York Hotels That Know How to Dress for the Holidays

Call them instant mood lifters. Each year hotels throughout New York City dream up new ways to play dress up and beam holiday cheer to all who enter. Like snowflakes, no two hotels look (or decorate) alike. Here’s how some of our favorites decked out to celebrate Holidays 2015. Read more

Good Looks: Checking out the Standard High Line from the New Whitney Museum Roof

Here’s a brand new perspective on the Standard High Line. The vantage point is a roof deck at the Whitney Museum of American Art, opening May 1.

The museum, a magnificent eight-story creation from architect Renzo Piano, boasts three terraces looking directly onto the Standard (and into its infamous windows). The roof of Hotel Gansevoort Meatpacking District is also visible in a supporting role.
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Stayful, a Deal-Savvy Website for Bidding on Boutique Hotel Rooms, Checks In

Stayful's New York homepage.

Stayful’s New York homepage.

“Imagine that Priceline and Tablet Hotels had a baby,” says Cheryl Rosner of her baby, a new hotel booking site called Stayful that went live today.

Stayful offers rooms in independent boutique hotels, like New York’s Standard High Line and the Inn on Rivington; no large chain properties are allowed. Read more

NYC Hotels to Check Out – or Into – for The Fourth of July

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237 may not be a Big Moment birthday, like a bi- or tri-centennial, but hey, how many people do you know who have reached it?

Countries are another story, but we love July 4 and so, it seems, do these hotels. All offer something, like a spot for taking in the fireworks, viewing the sport of competitive eating or just gazing at Lady Liberty on a red-white-and-blue-letter day.

 

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Still Shopping? Check Out Overnight New York’s Second Annual Last-Minute Hotel Holiday Gift Guide

Hotel shops sell a lot more than Band-Aids, bathrobes and bottled water.  Many stock amusing, even unusual items you’d be happy to give – or receive.

And here’s the best part. Many offer online as well as in-hotel shopping. So browse what caught our eye. There’s still time! Read more