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When traveling to New York, there's nothing wrong with wanting to travel in style. Fortunately, New York has some of the most lavish hotels in the world. Rooms at these hotels, however, are sure to cost you several thousand dollars a night.
If you're looking for lodging a bit more on the affordable side, check out these 4-star hotels. To enhance your first-class experience in New York, make sure to stop in for a bite to eat at these fine dining establishments.
InterContinental New York Barclay
If you're looking for an onsite bar and concierge services, the InterContinental New York Barclay hotel is a great place to book a room. With its own business center, fitness facility and neo-Federal architecture, you'll be cloaked in first-class amenities and decor during your entire stay. Room rates tend to be around $300 a night, making this budget-friendly hotel all the more desirable.
A quick 14-minute limo drive from the hotel over to E 12th St will bring you to the Gotham Bar and Grill. Serving Wild Striped Bass Ceviche, Wild Mushroom Risotto, and a slew of other delectable dishes, this fine dining eatery is sure to please your taste buds.
W New York Times Square
Do you have an inkling to stay on Times Square? If so, book a room at the 4-star W New York Times Square hotel. There are 509 rooms to choose from and don't forget about the 43 suites. Amenities include plasma TVs, premium bedding, free WiFi, and much more. The onsite restaurant is renowned for its delicious seafood and live jazz.
Just 10 minutes down the road from this amazing hotel is a restaurant that is sure to delight your senses. With a vibrant yet extremely elegant atmosphere, Daniel the restaurant boasts superior service and even better food and beverage items to choose from. Some of the best dishes include the Maine Lobster Salad and Roasted Atlantic Turbot.
When it comes to an energetic atmosphere, you'll love the Hudson hotel in New York. This boutique hotel is conveniently located within minutes of the city's globally known theater district, ensuring there's always something exciting to do.
Rooms in the hotel are creatively decorated with exotic accessories and furniture, including African-inspired flooring. Best of all, rooms here will cost you only about $200 a night. If you want to upgrade to a suite, plan on spending about $400 a night.
The Hudson hotel has its own bar and eatery, but if you're looking for American cuisine touted in European flare, come down to the Tocqueville restaurant on E 15th St. Five-course tastings start at $125, or you can go for seven courses for only $145.
One thing is for sure, though.: You're sure to leave with your stomach full after dining at Tocqueville. New York is one of the best places to travel when it comes to affordability and first-class service.