W New York

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541 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10022, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 212-755-1200   •  Hotel Reservations: 877-822-0000


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What's Nearby

  1. Carnegie Hall
  2. Chelsea Piers
  3. Lincoln Center
  4. Madison Square Garden
  5. Radio City Music Hall
  6. Central Park
  7. Chrysler Building
  8. Empire State Building
  9. Grand Central Terminal
  10. Museum of Modern Art
  11. St. Patrick's Cathedral
  12. Statue of Liberty
  13. Times Square
  14. American Museum of Natural History
  15. Guggenheim Museum
  16. Metropolitan Museum of Art
  17. Whitney Museum of American Art

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Things to Do in NYC

You have arrived. In the center of it all. Explore the top things to do in NYC just outside our doors.

Experience the pulse of a Broadway production. New York City’s famed theatre district with its stunning 42 theatres span from 42nd street to 53rd street. Don’t forget Radio City Music Hall, the stunning art-deco, palace of performing arts. Let our concierge team take you there with tickets to the hottest shows and concerts. 

World class art is at your fingertips. Close by is MoMa, the Museum of Modern Art,  and a short fly up the East Side on the 6 train takes you to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, and the Frick Collection. 

When you’re ready to kick back, green spaces are the place to be. Bryant Park & Central Park offer solace and stimulation.  Everything from movies under the stars, ice skating, animals tame & wild, and perfect places for blankets and baskets are not far. No matter what your passion or pursuit, W New York will certainly get you in a New York State of Mind. Discover some of our favorite things to do in NYC below and begin planning your trip today.


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St. Patrick's Cathedral

Distance: .2 miles

5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church and a prominent landmark of New York City. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on Fifth Avenue.


The Chrysler Building

Distance: 0.3 mile

405 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10174

Architect lovers can bask in the city's iconic styles during their getway at W New York, a hotel near the Chrysler Building. Located on the east side of Manhattan, the Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper. At 1,046 feet, the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.


Grand Central Terminal

Distance: 0.6 miles

Explore the world’s largest commuter rail terminal station during your stay at W New York, a centrally located hotel near Grand Central. Just minutes away from the hotel, bask in the history of the iconic landmark as you uncover the many shops and dining options throughout the building. Grand Central remains as the busiest train station in the country. Amidst the hustle and bustle of the terminal, be sure to take a peek at its marvelous façade and main concourse.


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Museum of Modern Art

Distance: .6 miles

Revel in the inspiring art of our time during your stay at W New York, a hotel near the Museum of Modern Art. With the world’s finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMa dedicates itself to a fuse of creativity from the conventional to the abstract. Explore the innovative pieces just minutes away from our hotel.


Madison Square Garden

Distance: .9 miles

4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY

Madison Square Garden is a multi-purpose indoor arena in midtown situated atop Pennsylvania Station. The Garden is used for pro basketball and ice hockey, as well as boxing, concerts, ice shows, circuses, and more. Since opening in 1968, it's the oldest, and most active major sporting facility in the New York metropolitan area.


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Central Park

Distance: 1 mile

Central Park receives approximately thirty-five million visitors annually and is the most visited urban park in the United States. An iconic thing to do in NYC, it is 843 acres, 2.5 miles long between 59th St (Central Park South) and 110th St (Central Park North), and is 0.5 miles wide between Fifth Avenue and Central Park West.


The Empire State Building

Distance: 1 mile

350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10118

The Empire State Building is generally thought of as an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style. As one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World named by the American Society of Civil Engineers its a popular thing to do in NYC. Mark another item off of your bucket list when you stay at our hotel near the Empire State Building.


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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Distance: 1 mile

1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States, and one of the ten largest in the world, with the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among seventeen curatorial departments.


Carnegie Hall

Distance: 6 miles

881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019

A centrally located hotel near Carnegie Hall, W New York allows you to experience the pulsating sounds of one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world for both classical music and popular music.  Built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, Carnegie Hall is located in Midtown Manhattan. The famous venue presents about 250 performances each season.