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New York City – 2017 At A Glance

Published: December 23rd, 2016

Let’s face it, there is no bad time to visit New York City.  Manhattan is a good idea, no matter when you decide to come.  It just depends on why you want to visit or if you enjoy crowds or perhaps you like to enjoy a bit of peace (hard to find in this city that doesn’t sleep).  With 2016 coming to a close and the fantasies of 2017 nearing, we know you all want to get a head start booking your city escape!  But when is the best time?  That’s the question!  You can come during fashion week (oh! the clothes!), or maybe US Open (got to LOVE tennis), there is also shopper’s weekends (crowds, crowds, crowds!)  Whatever blows your hair back, we want to make sure you get the most out of your trip.  See the most economical times to visit and the days you might want to book in advance before prices start to increase!  Dates in green will get you the most for your money and dates in red signify that you should book as early as possible.


  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Sundays, Mondays, and Fridays!
  • HOLIDAY WEEKENDS: New Year’s, Martin Luther King Day
  • RESTAURANT WEEK: Great time to enjoy NYC fine dining at discounted prices!!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Sundays and Fridays!
  • NYC EVENTS Restaurant week continues on from January and ends on February 10.
  • FASHION WEEK: February 9th – February 17th (these will be peak days, book early!)
  • VALENTINE’S DAY: Book your Romantic Getaway in NYC with a French theme. Oo La La!! (Book early on the weekend after Valentine’s Day before rates increase)



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Sundays!
  • NYC EVENTS: St. Patrick’s Day and the St. Patrick’s Day parade. St. Patrick’s falls on a Friday this year. Come celebrate Irish heritage at one of NYC’s most famous parades!!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Sundays!
  • HOLIDAYS: Come celebrate Easter Break and Spring Break in NYC!!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Saturdays and Sundays!
  • NYC EVENTS: May is Graduation Month! Book your rooms to come see your graduates!! (Book Early the week of May 15th, before rates increase!)
  • MOTHERS DAY & MEMORIAL DAY: 2 great holidays to ring in the Summer and find great deals in May!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays!
  • FATHER’S DAY: Great idea to celebrate “Dad”: Bring him to NYC and enjoy June’s lowest rates!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Fridays and Sundays!
  • FOURTH OF JULY: NYC is, in essence, the “Melting Pot”. We couldn’t think of a better place to be to celebrate U.S.A. culture and history! You will enjoy great rates throughout all of July, but Fourth of July week has especially great rates!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Fridays and Sundays!
  • U.S. OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Each August through September, Tennis’ best around the world compete in Flushing, Queens, which is a short subway ride from the hotel. Come cheer on the best that Tennis has to offer! (Don’t forget to book these dates early!)



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Fridays & Sundays!
  • FASHION WEEK:  September 7 – September 15th (Definitely plan your trip early if you intend on booking at this time!)
  • UN General Assembly:  Book your reservation early September 12 – September 22nd for the best rates during this very busy time in bustling Manhattan!
  • YOM KIPPUR: September 29 & September 30th – Great deals for September!
  • The “MAGIC” OF NYC: With school sessions beginning and businesses entering the final quarter of the year, coupled with great events for everyone, NYC is abuzz in September. Be prepared for the “hustle & bustle” of city streets at their finest!!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Sundays and Mondays!
  • HALLOWEEN IN NYC: Bring the whole family to NYC in October! With Halloween festivities for all ages, NYC provides a great setting for holiday “tricks and treats”!  Find the best deals over Halloween in the month of October!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY ON: Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Sundays!
  • NYC MARATHON:  Sunday, November 5th – Book this weekend early before rates increase!
  • THANKSGIVING WEEK:  Find great savings the week leading up to Thanksgiving this year!
  • ROCKEFELLER CENTER TREE LIGHTING:  November 29th!  Book your room early, this date sells quickly!
  • GIVING THANKS, SAVING ON DEALS, AND THE START OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON:  November is a particularly fun time to come to NYC. Come celebrate and commemorate those who have served our country during Veterans Day. Thanksgiving week offers great deals at the hotel and Black Friday provides great shopping both in and around NYC as well as our hotel’s spectacular Black Friday/Cyber Monday offer! Feel the “Season of Cheer” when Rockefeller Center kicks off the holiday season with the famous Tree Lighting!



  • BOOK EARLY! ROOMS GO QUICKLY: During the first 2 weeks of December, known as “Shopper’s Weekends”
  • GREAT DEALS ON: Sundays!
  • CHRISTMAS WEEK:  Find great savings and spend this beautiful time of year with your family in the most magical city in the world!
  • “THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR!”: There truly is no place like NYC during the month of December. Schools and businesses are working tirelessly before enjoying some time off, shoppers come to NYC for great deals and to take in the wonderful holiday displays that line 5th Avenue, folks look forward to quality time with friends and family as well as a new year ahead. Won’t you join us to celebrate the end of 2017 and to ring in 2018?!!


Whatever time of year you plan on visiting us, we’re happy to help you find the most perfect fit for your travel needs!  Feel free to reach out to us at the Hotel Elysee, Casablanca Hotel, Hotel Giraffe or the Library Hotel for personal attention when you are ready to make your NYC dreams come true for 2017!

Author:  Joseph Bode