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Cheap hotels near Empire State Building in New York, United States

Standing tall at 102 stories, the Empire State Building is perhaps New York City’s most iconic landmark. Taking up an entire city block at 34th Street and Fifth Avenue, the Empire State contains 85 stories of commercial and office space and two observation decks.

Designed by William Lamb, the building was constructed during the Great Depression, its ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening occurring in 1931.

Today, you can visit two observation decks, one on the 86th floor and the other on the 102nd floor. Head to the top deck and you’ll be 1,250 feet above ground! For tickets and more, visit the Empire State Building's Web site.

At present, it is the tallest skyscraper in Manhattan. Once the Freedom Tower is complete, the Empire State Building will again be the city's second-tallest building.

Hotels near Empire State Building: We list a number of well priced hotels in the neighborhoods of Midtown West and Midtown East-Murray Hill. In both hoods you can find anything from hostels and B&Bs to two- and three-star hotels.

 
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Hotel Grand Union , New York

Address 34 East 32nd Street (Midtown E-Murray Hill)

The Grand Union, a midrange hotel in Midtown East, is a moderately-sized beast, with just under 90 rooms.

7.5 Guest Rating

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$185

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Thirty Thirty Hotel, New York

Address 30 E. 30th St. (Park and Madison Avenues) (Midtown E-Murray Hill)

Thirty Thirty's 257 rooms have a just-add-water feel to them: Take a prime Midtown East location, add a deluxe reception area with silvery tiles and big globular lamps, and finish off with sparsely decorated, minimalist-oriented rooms.

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$113

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Gershwin Hotel, New York

Address 7 East 27th Street (Midtown E-Murray Hill)

The 150-room Gershwin is a well-executed hotel thriving on the crazy energy of 1970s New York.

7.2 Guest Rating

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$109

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Hotel 31, New York

Address 120 East 31 Street (Midtown E-Murray Hill)

Situated in busy Midtown East, the Hotel 31 is a dependably inexpensive alternative to the pricier hotels crowding the neighborhood.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$91

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Chelsea Star Hotel, New York

Address 300 West 30th Street (Chelsea)

The Chelsea Star is an interesting beast, with hostel dormitories, cheap artist-shaped rooms with shared-facilities and deluxe rooms with massive amounts of space.

7.5 Guest Rating

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$79

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