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Grand Hyatt New York
Park Ave. at Grand Central Terminal
212-883-1234

hyatt.com

The Grand Hyatt's lobby is huge, with a four-story ceiling, waterfall fountains, and trees. The décor in its 1,336 rooms isn't particularly stylish, but it's comfortable and there's plenty of space. You'll find the usual big-hotel services and amenities: a sprawling bar, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Summer rates start at $179.


The Millennium Hotel New York Broadway
145 W. 44th St.
212-768-4400

millennium-hotels.com

This 52-floor hotel is geared toward business travelers, but it's well-suited for the leisure set as well, with amazing views of the city and 750 well-appointed rooms. The hotel doesn't make much of a style statement, but you'll be well taken care of, and there's plenty to amuse you, including a restaurant, bar, and fitness center. Weekend rates in summer from $179.


Sofitel New York
45 W. 44th St.
212-354-8844

sofitel.com

This midtown hotel opened on Bastille Day 2000, and the owners have sprinkled Parisian touches throughout the 398 upscale Art Deco rooms and common areas. The lobby has a grand staircase, fluted columns, and marble floors. There's also a French bistro on-site. Amenities include a fully equipped fitness center and a bakery — with gre
at croissants, of course. Summer rates start at around $259.


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