March 11 2020
Travel in style to the greatest city in the world and delve deep into the core of corporate life in New York. Your key to success is here.
February 26th, 2020
Calling all history buffs out there! New York City may lack ancient or medieval sites, but that doesn’t make its history any less interesting. If you want to stand in New York’s oldest sites, check out these neighborhoods and buildings with a long and rich past.
February 5th, 2020
New York’s architecture is as rich and varied as its population. From modern structures like the Vessel in Hudson Park to the Beaux-Arts facade of Grand Central Terminal, discovering the city’s architectural delights is a great way to spend an afternoon. Read about our favorite architecture tours in New York.
January 27th, 2020
NYC Must-See Week is all about exploring the city. Whether you want to visit popular attractions, see lesser known performing arts shows or discover a brand new experience, you’ll have plenty of options from which to choose. Every attraction includes 2-for-1 tickets until February 9, 2020.
December 11th, 2019
Spending time outdoors is more important than ever. New York may be a concrete jungle, but its many parks and gardens make up for it. Next time you’re in need of some greenery, colorful flowers or peaceful strolls among seasonal plants, check out these botanical gardens in New York that you can visit year-round.
December 4th, 2019
The ultimate guide to New York in holiday season is here. Whether you want to snap shots of glittering decorations or see popular holiday shows, below you’ll find the best seasonal events in the city. Cross these experiences off your NYC holiday bucket list!
November 20th, 2019
The core of New York’s holiday festivities is Rockefeller Center. All you have to do is walk around Rockefeller Plaza to confirm it. Royalton New York is a short walk away. If you’re visiting around this time, set time aside to explore the best of Rockefeller Center.
November 6th, 2019
There’s something unique about spending Thanksgiving in New York. It’s not just the electric pre-holiday vibe or the holiday markets that open their doors. We have the one and only Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, plus dozens of renowned chefs creating inviting and delicious meals. Read more below!
October 9th, 2019
If you have no Halloween party lined up and no kids to go trick or treating with, Halloween may seem a dull affair. This couldn’t be farther from the truth! Here are a few ideas of spooky experiences, mysterious places and strange attractions in New York. All of them are perfect for Halloween weekend!
September 25th, 2019
The years between 1920 and 1933 were a dark period in US history. The 18th Amendment banned booze. But some brave New Yorkers decided to take matters into their own hands. A number of establishments, called speakeasies, went to great lengths to hide the bars and sell alcohol illegally. A few of them are still standing today. Stop by for a drink to relive the Prohibition Era.
September 11th, 2019
Known for its mystical ceiling and exquisite Beaux-Arts architecture, Grand Central Terminal is one of New York’s most famous landmarks. You may have visited it a zillion times or seen it even more often in movies, but how well do you actually know it? Take a look at these fun facts about the biggest train station in the world.
August 14th, 2019
We’re down to the last month of summer. If you want to see NYC in all its glory, it’s now or never. And one of the best ways to experience the city is on foot. Grab your sunglasses and a reusable water bottle, and go out for a walk at these popular and not so popular spots.
May 15th, 2019
We’re quickly approaching the beginning of summer. In New York, that means outdoor events, eating out at terraces and long walks in parks. Before that happens, we celebrate Memorial Day. If you’re in town for May 27, 2019, take a look at the top things to do in New York.
April 3rd, 2019
We all know the feeling of wanting our best “beach bodies” ready for the summer. We, at The Royalton New York know just how important a race can be in motivating you to achieving your next goal. Whether it’s running, cycling, walking or swimming, we have NYC’s next big race for you this spring and summer.
December 27th, 2018
'Tis the season to hibernate… Or is it? Most people would choose to hide indoors when temperatures drop and snow falls, but we think differently. Winter presents the opportunity to explore New York with a substantially lower number of people out and about. Here are our suggestions for those perfect winter days.
December 5th, 2018
There’s a sense of wonder that grips everyone when the holiday season arrives. New York offers plenty of cozy and seasonal experiences, but today we’ll focus on holiday shopping.
November 7th, 2018
Spending a holiday weekend in a city like New York is an ideal opportunity to head out and experience something different. Whether you want to burn off the turkey and pumpkin pie or watch a new Broadway show, here are a few things you can do when everywhere else is either packed or closed.
October 24th, 2018
Was our previous post on strange and unique attractions in New York right down your alley? Then read on! We continue to unravel the extraordinary experiences to be found in the city that never sleeps. This time, we’re taking you on a tour of chilling cemeteries and the heart of New York’s crime history.
September 26th, 2018
It is said that the night is dark and full of terrors… No night is more terrifying than All Hallows Eve, particularly in a city with hidden and creepy history, like New York. When jack-o’-lanterns and costumes aren’t enough to celebrate Halloween, add some thrill to the day with these experiences.
June 6th, 2018
Over time, New York has accumulated infinite layers of history and traditions… and many, many quirks. While some would consider Madame Tussauds wax museum as the maximum expression of the bizarre and peculiar aspects of New York, we at the Royalton New York Hotel have better suggestions.
April 11th, 2018
Do you want to know what a 20-year urban renaissance looks like? All you have to do is take a stroll in Chelsea, New York, to see it for yourself. Here at the Royalton New York Hotel, we always recommend a trip to this eclectic neighborhood to visit the High Line, Chelsea Market and much more.
March 28th, 2018
With spring being all about flowers, plants and everything in between, you might be wondering where can one overdose in blooms of all colors, shapes and sizes. Whether you want to purchase an elegant bouquet or tour a garden on your next visit to Royalton New York Hotel, New York has it all.
February 28th, 2018
When St. Patrick’s Day arrives, Irish pubs around the world become inundated with green beer and shamrocks. But this holiday has the potential to be enlightening to anyone interested in dipping their toes into Irish heritage in New York City.
January 31st, 2018
A derelict freight line, turned urban park, turned top attraction, the High Line sees thousands of tourists come and go every day; some love it, others walk away unimpressed. A Manhattanite, however, knows that only those with patience and keen eyes will understand what it’s all about.
January 3rd, 2018
Midtown Manhattan is packed with landmarks and must-see sights, but not many command the same admiration from New Yorkers and tourists alike - Grand Central Terminal does. And what’s not to love about it? A time capsule in itself, the building has been standing since 1913, it’s the busiest and biggest train terminal in the world, and it’s downright beautiful.
December 13th, 2017
The words “holiday show” tend to conjure up images of dancing elves, Santa Claus and lavish Christmas trees. But that’s not how the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) rolls - to them the holiday season means one thing: trains.
December 6th, 2017
With Christmas approaching, travelers and locals alike seek festive experiences to warm the heart. New York is not short of holiday spirit, but Bryant Park’s Winter Village does have a special touch that set its apart from other holiday markets. Plus, it’s located two blocks from the Royalton Hotel.