Discover the Best Times Square Hotel — The Muse New York
Known as the “crossroads of the world”, dazzling Times Square is one of New York City’s most recognizable streetscapes. Home to famous landmarks, towering billboards, historic theaters, and a dynamic energy you won’t find anywhere else, the beating heart of Midtown Manhattan draws more than 300,000 visitors each day — and it isn’t hard to understand why. From celebrated shopping, dining, and nightlife to world-class museums and the bright lights of Broadway, book your stay at The Muse New York and discover the magic of Times Square for yourself.
EXPERIENCE UNFORGETTABLE TIMES SQUARE EVENTS
Less than half a block from the action of Times Square, The Muse New York puts Manhattan’s most electrifying events within easy reach. From summer to winter, spring to fall, there’s always something marvelous happening here in the heart of Midtown. Immerse yourself in the excitement of Times Square — book your stay at The Muse New York today!
New Year's Eve Celebration
Times Square is home to one of the most iconic and best-loved New Year’s Eve celebrations in the world. Join more than a million revelers — plus millions more watching at home and around the world — as New York City rings in the new year with the legendary ball drop.
No visit to New York City is complete without taking in a Broadway show — and lively Times Square is your gateway to the Great White Way. With more than 40 world-class theaters and countless acclaimed productions just steps from our front door, you’re sure to find something to suit every taste.
THINGS TO DO NEAR TIMES SQUARE
Ready to take a deep dive into New York’s dynamic arts and culture scene? Manhattan is home to some of the world’s most prestigious galleries and museums, many of them located a short stroll from Times Square and The Muse New York. Delve into the largest art museum in the Americas, the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art, with its permanent collection of over two million artworks. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the stage at the Museum of Broadway. Or head to the iconic Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to get up close and personal with one of the world’s most influential and extensive art collections.
A staple of the city skyline for nearly a hundred years, Rockefeller Center is a must-visit Midtown destination, conveniently located a short stroll from The Muse New York and all the action of Times Square. The National Historic Landmark is famous for its striking public art installations, historic Art Deco architecture, and panoramic views. Learn all about the center’s fascinating history on a guided tour, take advantage of world-class shopping and dining options on the plaza, and marvel at the vast cityscape from 850 feet up at the Top of the Rock observation deck.
Dubbed the “town square of Midtown”, Bryant Park offers a 9.6-acre urban oasis in the heart of Manhattan’s concrete jungle. A short, five-minute stroll from both Times Square and The Muse New York, the park is a favorite destination for outdoor fun for both locals and tourists alike. Pack a picnic lunch, take a turn on the vintage carousel, and make the most of summer in the city with an open-air concert, movie screening, or outdoor fitness class. In the winter months, take advantage of the park’s skating rink and festive Winter Village, a charming European-inspired outdoor market.
Experience the magic of one of the great stage capitals of the world in New York City’s dazzling Broadway Theater District. Located a short walk from Times Square and your home base at The Muse New York, this world-class entertainment district is home to a dazzling array of acclaimed theaters, including historic landmarks like the Lyceum Theatre, Winter Garden, and Hudson Theatre. Here, you can take in beloved classics of the stage, along with contemporary hit shows like Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and many more.
THINGS TO DO IN TIMES SQUARE WITH KIDS
The beating heart of the Big Apple, Times Square offers a wide array of family-friendly activities and attractions that are sure to delight both young and old alike. From fun-loving dining experiences like the Hard Rock Café and Ellen’s Stardust Diner to kid-approved shopping at M&M’s and the Disney Store, there’s a world of family fun waiting to be discovered here in the heart of Midtown.
Snap a pic with your favorite A-listers — or at least their ultra-realistic wax doppelgangers — on a tour of the city’s ultimate celebrity experience, Madame Tussauds. Immerse yourself in the magic of the stage at a Broadway show, with acclaimed productions such as The Lion King or Harry Potter and the Cursed Child offering a dazzling experience suitable for all ages. With all of this just a short stroll from your home base at The Muse New York, you’ll find that family fun and Midtown Manhattan go hand in hand.
Book your stay at The Muse New York today, and get ready to discover the endless possibilities for family fun in Times Square!
Retail Paradise: Shopping Near Times Square
The Shops of Fifth Avenue
Famous for its designer shops and luxury boutiques, the stretch of Fifth Avenue between 49th and 60th Streets is a can’t-miss destination for high-end shopping in Midtown Manhattan, just a short walk from our hotel. The street is home to some of New York’s most alluring retailers, including Bergdorf Goodman, Cartier, and Harry Winston, along with the striking glass-cube design of the Fifth Avenue Apple Store.
Macy's Herald Square
Indulge in a little retail therapy at the world’s largest department store, Macy’s Herald Square. The sprawling 34th Street location and flagship of the Macy’s department store chain dates back to 1902. Over 1.25 million square feet of shopping space offers everything from clothing, footwear, jewelry, and accessories to furniture, home goods, and more.
Midtown’s newest shopping destination for luxury brands, apparel, tech, and beyond, Hudson Yards is located a quick, ten-minute subway ride from all the action of Times Square. This 750,000-square-foot shopping concourse is home to a variety of luxury retailers, including venerated brands like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Dior, alongside more affordable favorites like H&M, Zara, Sephora, and more.
Start Planning Your Times Square Getaway
On the lookout for relaxing, contemporary accommodations close to Times Square? The Muse New York offers inviting guest rooms and spacious suites, including many with balconies overlooking Midtown.
Explore legendary accommodations just steps away from the action of Times Square. Save on your adventure in the Big Apple with exclusive offers and packages. And experience the best that Manhattan has to offer when you book your stay at The Muse New York!
Frequently Asked Questions
Times Square is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, boundaried by Sixth and Eighth Avenues from east to west, and West 40th and West 53rd Streets from south to north.
The Muse New York is located half a block from all the action and excitement of Times Square — a convenient, two-minute stroll away.
Times Square is home to a wide array of exciting attractions, including historic Broadway theaters, flagship department stores, bars and restaurants, street performers, bus tours, comedy clubs, museums, rooftop lounges, late-night talk show tapings, and much more.
Central Park is located eleven blocks north of Times Square — about a 12-minute walk, six-minute drive, or eight-minute subway ride.
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is the closest airport to Times Square. The airport is located about nine miles from Times Square, with a travel time of approximately 30 minutes by taxi in normal traffic conditions.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) are also nearby, both located just under seventeen miles from our hotel.