The 5 Best NYC Staycations To Book For The Holidays

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The 5 Best NYC Staycations To Book For The Holidays

Since traveling during the holidays is strongly discouraged, make the most out of New York City at these wonderful staycations with seasonal events, décor, and more!

This holiday season looks a little different than normal for everyone. With travel restrictions at an all-time high, and heavy encouragement to not travel for the holidays, make the best of the season at one of these wonderful New York City staycations. New York City is known for its tourism and beautiful hotels so why not make a memorable holiday at a home not so far away from home.

Each hotel is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of their guests such as temperature checks upon arrival, disposal paper keys, new washing procedures, digitalization services, and face masks upon entry!

1. The Williamsburg Hotel, Williamsburg

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With its lavish and modern design you can enjoy luxury only a train ride away at this acclaimed hotel. Beginning December 3rd every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday through January experience their pop-up cocktail installation “Ethyl” at the hotel’s Water Tower bar. Celebrate the holidays with this 12 course cocktail tasting and some light fare after waking up to the Manhattan skyline right outside of your window.

Where: 96 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn

2. The Lotte New York Palace, Midtown East

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No one decorates for the holidays like the Lotte New York Palace. Greeting you in the front plaza is their sparkling Christmas Tree, the perfect backdrop for your holiday getaway. And if you’re feeling a little like the Grinch this year, at least you can appreciate that it was once home to Serena Van Der Woodson in Gossip Girl!

Where: 455 Madison Ave, New York

3. TWA Hotel, Queens

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Though you may not be catching a flight this holiday season, who’s to say you can’t satiate your travel bug by watching the airplanes take off on the runway while lounging in a winter chalet? Want something a little warmer? How about their year-round infinity turned pool-cuzzi during the winter months!

Where: John F. Kennedy International Airport, JFK Access Road, One Idlewild Drive, NY

4. The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel, FiDi

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Home to the wisteria-embellished terrace, enjoy 25% off your reservation until December 31st, 2020. Admire their elegant Christmas tree glowing in the hotel’s historic and sophisticated interior while you check out “Bubbles on 10” to celebrate your stay with their incredible selection of champagne.

Where: 123 Nassau St, New York

5.The William Vale, Williamsburg

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With their Vale Rink, perfect for seasonal ice skating, book your stay here and enjoy breathtaking views of the city from your very own balcony! The hotel has a total of 183 rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. Make sure to check out their beloved rooftop bar, Westlight!

Where: 111 N 12th St, Brooklyn

featured image: Facebook / The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel

See also: A Guide To All The Holiday Markets Open In NYC This Season

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