The city that never sleeps has to be seen to be believed
Time Out Dubai staff
Stay... Budget Star Hotel: In trendy Chelsea on Manhattan, this budget independent hotel brings New York style indoors with its funky murals and oh so comfy beds. We love the industrial chic feel going on. The hotel’s close to so many things to see, do and buy, you’ll be spoilt for choice. www.starhotelny.com/rooms.php Luxury The Greenwich Hotel: You want New York, A-lister style? Book in to Robert De Niro’s hotel in his beloved TriBeCa district. Eighty eight individual rooms give this place a much-loved feel. www.thegreenwichotel.com Budget Tom’s Restaurant: This Broadway diner is the eatery in question in the Suzanne Vega song (‘Tom’s Diner’) and was used as the exterior stand-in for the cafe in Seinfeld. Broadway 112th St.
Expensive The View: If you want to be in the heart of everything, try The View, a revolving restaurant in Times Square. Sit on the 48th floor and get a bird’s eye view of everything this amazing city has to offer. 1535 Broadway, Times Square.
Must see... Take the ferry round the Statue of Liberty and stop off at Ellis Island, the first port of call for thousands of immigrants. www.statueoflibertytickets.com
Must do... You can’t go to NYC and not visit Central Park, you’ll recognise most of it from scenes in countless movies. Or hire a horse-drawn carriage to take you round in style.
Exchange rate* Dhs1 = $0.37 * Approx exchange rate Time Out recommends Head to the High Line, an old abandoned elevated railway line which has been transformed into a community park. www.thehighline.org