Happy Thanksgiving from The Manhattan Club

A most joyous time of year to celebrate Thanksgiving in New York City.

May the good things of life be yours in abundance, not only at Thanksgiving
but throughout the coming year!

Thanksgiving The Manhattan Club

Are you planning to visit New York City this week for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? It’s a great time of year to enjoy the city as amazing sights are ready to feast on all throughout the holiday season from the Rockefeller Christmas Tree to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

Be sure to keep in mind our special packages this time of year for taking in the Rockette’s performance at Radio City and for ringing in the New Year in Times Square. Our luxurious Midtown Manhattan hotel is the perfect place to relax.

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours.

New York City Ballet Nutcracker Performances This Holiday Season

Enjoy the magic of romantic, family-friendly and festive Manhattan attractions this December.

New York City Ballet Nutcracker Performances

The holiday season in Manhattan brims with festive traditions, ranging from concerts perfect for a date night out on the town to family-friendly fun with model trains and ice-skating. New York City is an iconic backdrop for these festive events, some of which you won't find anywhere else in the country. These events simply come to life more vibrantly in Big Apple venues.

During December, you'll find numerous concerts in the city that highlight the spirit of the holidays. On December 8, 2015, you can catch Mariah Carey's second annual All I Want for Christmas Is You concert at the Beacon, or you can enjoy the Trans-Siberian Orchestra performing their own unique blend of classical and pop-metal spectacle on December 12 at the Prudential Center.

Throughout the month, you'll find performances of one of the most classic holiday shows, George Balanchine's  The Nutcracker, performed by the New York City Ballet. When you really want to make a night of it, stop by the Winter Village at Bryant Park for ice-skating and holiday shopping before you head to the theater. Additional family-friendly options include the Holiday Train Show between November 21 and January 18 where you can enjoy more than 150 landmarks recreated in miniature at the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Your kids will also enjoy  Oh, What Fun! A Philharmonic Holiday at David Geffen Hall on December 18 and 19.

Everyone at The Manhattan Club is excited for the festivities of the holiday season in New York City. When you're ready to warm up and wind down, take advantage of our location near Central Park to relax in a spacious, comfortable room.

Book a Manhattan Hotel Package for New Year's Eve

A luxury suite lets you spend New Year's Eve in Times Square.

Manhattan Hotel Package for New Year's Eve

Times Square in New York City is the epicenter of New Year’s Eve Celebrations with approximately one million people attending the undeniably biggest party around the globe.  Since 1904 the event has been taking place and each year seems bigger than the last.  Planning to attend?  Reserve your stay at The Manhattan Club for New Year’s Eve!  

Tips and hints for the best Times Square New Year’s Eve experience?  

  • The party gets started early!  Plan to be there no later than late afternoon on New Year’s Eve as viewing areas fill up fast!
  • New York City can be chilly at the end of December! Be sure to check the weather dress accordingly.
  • Food & Drink – Although there are no food vendors for the vent, there are plenty of amazing Manhattan restaurants in the area to grab a bite! Keep in mind that the viewing areas fill up fast and are first come/first serve so grabbing a bite to eat or bringing a snack while you wait may be the best way to go.

Have fun and plan to stay in the city!  This is the biggest part of the year and you should enjoy every last minute!  Be sure to reserve your Midtown hotel for New Year’s Eve early – rooms fill up fast!

Book a Manhattan Hotel Package for New Year’s Eve at The Manhattan Club – Our New Year’s Eve Special includes:  

  • Luxury suite accommodations
  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 Bottle of champagne
  • Complimentary fitness center
  • Complimentary WiFi

Stay in a suite that offers luxury amenities and concierge service is a comfortable way to enjoy New Year's Eve. Call or book online to stay at The Manhattan Club for an unforgettable start to 2016. Our concierge service will help you with any additional activities or sightseeing you want to take advantage of.

The Rockefeller Christmas Tree & other Iconic NYC Holiday Sights

Enjoy the festive NYC holiday sights this season.

NYC holiday sights
New York City is one of the most exciting places to be during the holiday season and filled with iconic attractions.  You will find that it's especially festive at the Rockefeller Christmas Tree where you can watch the 83rd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 2, 2015. Even if you miss the main event, you can enjoy the tree with its spectacular lights throughout the season. While there, why not take to the ice or just people watch at the Rink at Rockefeller Center  – it is one of the world's most famous ice skating rinks!

Ready to do some window shopping? Half the fun of holiday shopping in New York is checking out the over-the-top window displays The holiday windows at Tiffany’s, Henri Bendel, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Barneys and Bergdorf Goodman along 5th Avenue along Fifth Avenue offer some of the best.

When staying in New York City during the holidays, you should take advantage of the many specials offered by The Manhattan Club. When shopping for the season, our Drive and Shop Package provides you with discounted shopping passes and coupons as well as valet parking.  To learn more about our boutique hotel, please visit our website.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Is like None Other

Macy’s is set to host the NYC Thanksgiving Parade.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the most heralded events to take place in New York City during the fall season. For many, this is considered the biggest holiday parade in Manhattan every year. The festivities kick off early in the morning at the intersection of 77th Street and Central Park West. This classic Thanksgiving event spans approximately 2.5 miles, and you'll get a chance to see unforgettable attractions that are sure to be fantastic fun for the whole family.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The final turn and last stop for the parade is at Herald Square. The famous parade has been on display in the Big Apple for almost 90 years. There will be approximately 3.5 million spectators on site and another 50 million viewing from their TVs at home. Some of the outstanding attractions will include enormous balloons like Hello Kitty,Paddington Bear, Snoopy and a Power Ranger.  Floats will range from the classic Tom Turkey to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the finale of Santa on his Sleigh.  Celebrities and Performers, clowns and amazing marching bands will round out the fun. Some of the performance groups that will be putting on a show at the Macy’s parade are the 610 Stompers, the Brooklyn Jumpies and the Kruti Dance Academy. More than 8,000 volunteers make this historic parade happen every year!  

We welcome you to stay with us at The Manhattan Club where you will be less than 1.5 miles south of the parade’s starting point and around 1.2 miles north of Herald Square on West 35th Street. Wake up early and secure front-row viewing for this spectacular holiday event.

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Coming in November

The Rockettes in NYC will perform in an amazing show during the winter holidays.

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

If you're looking for a winter holiday activity in New York City that will be fun for the whole family, you can go enjoy the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. From November 13 thorugh January 3 you will be whisked away to a winter wonderland with the world-famous Rockettes dancing in a variety of scenes with a holiday theme.  

Take a thrilling 3D ride through the skies of New York with Santa all the way to the North Pole through the wonders of high-tech effects that magically turns Radio City Music Hall into a holiday scene like never before. The Rockettes will dance and perform their famous kicks to "The Twelve Days of Christmas." They'll parade around the stage to the "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers." Winter holidays mean snow in New York, and the Rockettes will float across the stage like snowflakes as they dance to "Snow."

While in town we invite you to stay with us at The Manhattan Club near Radio City Music Hall.We now are offering a Radio City Christmas Spectacular Package for a limited time this season!

Our Package Includes:
Christmas Spectacular Ticket(s)
Luxury accommodations
Complimentary WIFI
Complimentary Fitness and Business Center

See our website for information about the suites available at our boutique hotel and reserve your stay today.

Enjoy NYC Marathon Weekend Events

Our NYC Marathon weekend events & spectator tips help you have a great time on race day.

NYC Marathon Weekend Events
Thousands of racers will hit the streets of New York this November for the TCS New York City Marathon, and with them will come millions of fans, friends and families to cheer them on. Lining the streets to watch the racers of this famous NY marathon is a time-honored tradition. There is plenty to do all week as the excitement builds up to race day on November 1, 2015. To ensure you have a good time, here are some tips to keep in mind.

While the TCS Marathon is the big draw of the weekend, the excitement can be felt the whole week leading up to race day. For the little ones, the New York Road Runners organization, or NYRR, is hosting multiple events. The Youth Jamboree is a track-and-field experience unlike any other where children of all ages are welcome to come out and play. The Dash to the Finish Line is a 5K run through the streets of Manhattan ending with crossing the famous NY Marathon finish line.

If you are heading out to cheer a specific runner on, be sure you know your runner's wave start time, expected pace and where to be on race day. New York weather can be a funny thing, so dress in layers and bring rain gear if it is in the forecast.

The Manhattan Club wishes all participants a great run on race day. We also understand the importance of cheering sections, so we would also like to extend gratitude to the throngs of people who come out and help their favorite runner stay fueled with some good vibes and cheer. If you're coming to NYC for the whole weekend, check our website's event calendar for more to do in the area before and after the race.

Celebrate With a Romantic Getaway Package in Manhattan this Fall

The Celebrate Your Love package offers an unforgettable autumnal experience in NYC.

Anyone looking for a way to celebrate their relationship can come to New York City and find a little bit of everything. You can call The Manhattan Club your home away from home; our special packages are the perfect way to mark an anniversary or just to show your partner your love. Our Celebrate Your Love Package includes luxury suite accommodations, breakfast for two, champagne, chocolate, complimentary Wi-Fi and use of the fitness center.

Romantic Getaway Package in Manhattan

Staying with us can give you a great view of the bustling Midtown district. You'll be within walking distance of Times Square and the theaters on Broadway, making it convenient to see the nation's top talent on stage. Also nearby is Rockefeller Center. To get a sense for how picturesque the city is, head up to the Top of the Rock observation deck.

If you're looking for something to do during the day, you can check out some of the many museums in Manhattan. The American Museum of Natural History delights the young at heart, and you can stand in awe at the exhibits at the MOMA and the Met.

For a little fresh air, venture a few blocks to Central Park where you can rent a bike, take a walk through the magical colors of falling leaves and around the reservoir or people watch. You can also head south to take a stroll along the High Line, an elevated walkway with unique landscape architecture.

The city features cuisines from all over the world. You'll find plenty of options whether you're looking for an adventurous meal or a five-star dining experience. Our hotel concierge can point you in the right direction and make reservations for you so that you have more time to enjoy each other's company.

At The Manhattan Club, we're ready to give you an experience that the two of you will always remember this season, or any season. Check out our romantic getaway package in Manhattan for an incredible vacation.

Enjoy These Rainy Day Activities in New York City

A visit to museums and galleries in Manhattan tops the list of rainy day activities in NYC.

rainy day activities in NYC
A getaway can be so exciting but if the weather is less than cooperative for travel, can add a certain amount of challenge to a trip. Cold or dreary weather is no reason to stop exploring New York City. With a number of museums, galleries and exhibits, a fascinating adventure awaits visitors to the Big Apple. Aspiring artists of all ages or those who appreciate creative skills will enjoy perusing the exhibits at museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art with its collection of world-renowned works from painters and sculptors in an ever-changing array of curated temporary exhibits. Focusing on recent innovations in design, the Museum of Modern Art is a colorful exhibition of talent. Combining art, dance, architecture and other forms of visual expression, The Guggenheim Museum is a fixture of the city and remains a forum for exploration. You can even take classes in poetry, movement and film, making art an interactive experience.

The somber events of September 11, 2001, are commemorated at the newly opened 9/11 Memorial housed at the Ground Zero site. A timeline of events, remnants of the World Trade Center and other important artifacts are displayed for the public with exhibitions ranging from historical to personal. History buffs will also enjoy the American Museum of Natural History, which has several floors of educational exhibits featuring indigenous cultures, fossils and exotic animal species. Space, ocean navigation and aviation are the focus of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum located on a decommissioned aircraft carrier.

After a day of fascinating exploration, relax in the plush and understated elegance of The Manhattan Club. Our comfortable hotel provides a midtown address, ensuring that you're never very far from the action in this city that never sleeps.

NYC Comic Con Events Bring Stars to NYC

See stars of screen and print at NYC Comic Con celebrity appearances.

Even if you haven't picked up a comic book in years, you won't want to miss this year's NYC Comic Con. All of your favorite stars from the big and small screens will be on hand to meet with fans and sign autographs, but you'll also find plenty of other activities and events happening throughout the weekend.

NYC Comic Con Events
Some of the top NYC Comic Con events that fans can't stop talking about are the panels. Listen to independent writers and artists talking about the work they produce, find out more about women making names for themselves in the male-dominated industry and check out panels featuring the stars of comic-inspired movies and television shows.

Before the weekend is over, you'll also want to check out one of the multiple screenings. The NYC Comic Con will also host the world premiere of the new season of The Walking Dead.

Whether you come for one day or the entire weekend, you may want to get in line early for one of the NYC Comic Con celebrity events. Celebrities pose for pictures with fans, sign autographs for them and take a moment to chat about their upcoming and previous work. Actors from Doctor Who, Firefly, Game of Thrones, Lost Girl and Justice League will all be on hand at the convention. Meet famous celebrities like Kevin Smith, John Rhys-Davis, Eliza Dushku, Seth Green and many more.

The Manhattan Club is happy to offer luxurious rooms and great amenities for guests who are in town for the event. We're less than 2 miles from Javits Center.