Where to stay around Manhattan?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,569 holiday lettings near Manhattan. From 220 Condos/Apartments to 189 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Manhattan is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manhattan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Manhattan:

  • Midtown: 1,205 holiday homes
  • Newport: 235 holiday homes
  • The Waterfront: 280 holiday homes
  • North Ironbound: 16 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 236 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Manhattan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Manhattan. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Times Square: 5,390 holiday lettings
  • Central Park: 5,372 holiday lettings
  • New York City Police Museum: 5,365 holiday lettings
  • Broadway: 5,388 holiday lettings
  • Brooklyn Bridge: 5,335 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Manhattan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Manhattan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 220 Condos/Apartments in Manhattan. Our other popular types of Manhattan holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 189 self catering accommodations
  • Houseboats: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I rent downtown rentals in Manhattan?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 974 downtown rentals in Manhattan. You have also many other possibilities in Manhattan area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 42 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 4 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 3 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manhattan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 302 holiday homes with pool available in Manhattan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday apartment in Manhattan, New York, your home away from home

    Manhattan Island is a borough of New York City, which holds America’s commercial, financial and cultural hubs. The vast majority of famous sights in New York are actually those of the Manhattan skyline, from the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building to the most famous city square in the world; Time Square. Anyone hoping to wake up right in the centre of New York and experience the true New Yorker lifestyle must rent an apartment in Manhattan. You could not get closer to the action, however hard you try!

    Things to do in Manhattan, New York

    As America’s commercial and cultural centre, you can never run out of things to do in Manhattan, New York. Even living here full time is a constant struggle to try to fit everything into your week, but as a visitor, there are simply too many shops, landmarks and events to choose from. Every day, the streets of Manhattan are awash with street performers, artists and market stall holders, which gives the district an amazingly vibrant, almost carnival atmosphere.

    As you walk the streets of Manhattan Island, your eyes will automatically be drawn to the skies. The Manhattan skyline consists of huge skyscrapers, many of which you will have seen many times before, in magazines, papers and on the TV. The famous financial district of New York, Wall Street, the cities tallest building, the Empire State Building, and the green heart of New York, Central Park, can all be found within the crowded streets of Manhattan Island, and you will undoubtedly be drawn towards all three during your stay. Tourist information on Manhattan’s monuments and attractions is easily available upon your arrival. Central Park is a wonderful place to walk, with many paths, two ice rinks and even a wildlife sanctuary.

    Culture lives on strong in Manhattan. Many of the finest plays and theatrical performances grace the stages of Manhattan’s theatre district, the centre of which is Time Square. This is known as the Broadway theatre district, with 39 large international theatres here alone. Downtown, the Chelsea district of Manhattan is the artistic centre of New York, offering more than 200 art galleries and a range of cultural events for your viewing pleasure. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum can all be found in the culture rich streets of Manhattan, New York. There is also plenty of sport to be seen here, mainly thanks to Madison Square Garden, where the New York Knicks and New York Rangers play their home games.

    Weather in Manhattan, New York

    July in Manhattan can be very hot, with monthly temperatures averaging up to 30°C, which can seem amazingly hot in the city. There is no best time to visit Manhattan, but temperatures average over 20°C from May until late September. Winters on Manhattan Island can be remarkably cold, as anyone who has looked into having a New York Christmas will know, with average temperatures in January remaining between 3°C and -4°C depending on the year.

    Travel to Manhattan, New York

    With the proximity of JFK, New York’ main airport, your first glimpses of the Manhattan skyline are not far away! There are many regular flights direct from the UK to New York, and the exceptional transport system of New York means that you can be settling into your self catering Manhattan holiday letting and deciding how to spend your day within hours of leaving home.

    Activities and attractions in and around Manhattan

    Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Manhattan a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Floating Pool (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Bronx Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
    • Central Park Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • NBC Studios (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Restaurant Row (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Manhattan

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Manhattan. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Central Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Battery Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
    • Wagner Cove (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Dante Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Damrosch Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)