As the primary transportation hub of New York City, Grand Central Station sees more than 750,000 travelers per day. This iconic landmark and tourist destination is filled with shops, restaurants, and other things to do. Grand Central Terminal dates back to 1913 and was once the busiest train station in the United States. Many famous long-distance trains have departed from its Main Concourse. If you’re traveling to The Big Apple, our Midtown Manhattan hotel is conveniently located within walking distance to this popular commuter rail. Visitors can skip the taxi line and stroll two blocks to Park Terrace Hotel, one of the top hotels near Grand Central Station. 

Did you know? Grand Central Madison exhibits murals by world-renowned artists Yayoi Kusama and Kiki Smith, as well as the longest escalator ride in NYC at 182 feet long — a 1 minute and 38 second ride!

Inside Grand Central Terminal

Best Hotels Near Grand Central Station

If you’re looking for the best hotels near Grand Central Station, skip the taxi line and stroll two blocks amid a towering landscape to Park Terrace Hotel. Offering everything you need and more to experience an unforgettable trip to New York City, our Bryant Park hotel is less than half a mile from Grand Central Station.  

At Park Terrace, you’ll be located in the heart of everything New York City has to offer. Enjoy easy access to New York favorites like boutique and vintage shopping, Broadway, the New York Public Library, the Empire State Building and more.

When you’re ready for a break from the hustle and bustle, you can quietly tuck into upscale NYC accommodations for rest and relaxation. Our Stonehill Taylor – designed rooms and suites offer bright, fresh and airy decor, serving as the perfect respite after a day of exploration.

Corporate travelers will delight in inspiring spaces to stay connected. Stunning indoor and outdoor meeting space and state-of-the-art technology create the perfect place to gather and work. If you’re planning a longer trip to NYC, you can extend your stay and maximize savings. 

From smart TVs to Nespresso Machines to Bose speakers, in-room amenities at Park Terrace Hotel are hard to beat.  Plus, you can save big when you book direct. If you’re searching for a place to stay in NYC, Park Terrace is one of the best hotels near Grand Central Station. 

10 Things to do Near Park Terrace Hotel & Grand Central

  1. Explore Grand Central Terminal: Begin your visit by exploring this historic landmark in NYC. Admire the Beaux-Arts architecture, celestial ceiling, and the famous four-faced clock in the main concourse. You can also take a free guided tour to learn about the history and architecture of the terminal.
  2. Visit the New York Public Library: Adjacent to Bryant Park sits the New York Public Library, a historic landmark with impressive architecture and extensive collections. Visitors can explore the Rose Main Reading Room, admire the iconic lion statues, and take a free guided tour. Here are five reasons to visit the New York Public Library
  3. Grab a Bite at Grand Central Market: Inside Grand Central Terminal, you’ll find Grand Central Market, a bustling food hall offering a diverse variety of gourmet food vendors. Sample international cuisines, artisanal cheeses, fresh seafood, and more.
  4. Visit the Morgan Library & Museum: Located a short walk from Grand Central, the Morgan Library & Museum houses a remarkable collection of rare books, manuscripts, and artworks. Visitors can explore the historic library, beautiful gardens, and rotating exhibitions.
  5. Enjoy a Broadway Show: Take advantage of Grand Central’s convenient location near Broadway theaters. Purchase tickets to a world-class Broadway show and experience the excitement of live theater in the Theater District.
  6. Walk the High Line: The High Line is a unique urban park built on an elevated section of an abandoned Railroad. It offers beautiful views of the cityscape, art installations, gardens, and various events throughout the year.
  7. Visit the Tenement Museum: Explore the Lower East Side’s immigrant history through guided tours of preserved tenement buildings. It provides insights into the lives of immigrants who made New York City their home.
  8. Tour the Museum of Ice Cream: The MOIC is a multi-sensory experience like no other. This interactive museum that celebrates the joy and wonder of ice cream features whimsical installation, photo opportunities and more. 
  9. Visit the Intrepid Museum: Get up close and personal to historic aircrafts, the Space Shuttle Enterprise, and a submarine at this exciting New York museum. 
  10. Discover Street Art in Lower Manhattan: Areas like the Lower East Side and Chinatown boast vibrant street art scenes. Take a self-guided tour to discover murals, graffiti, and other forms of street art in NYC. 
Woman sitting on bed at Park Terrace Hotel, one of the best hotels near Grand Central Station

Park Terrace Hotel Testimonials and Reviews

“This was my fifth time back to the park Terrace and I LOVE it. The location is fabulous, the room elegant and comfortable, and the hospitality of the staff makes each trip feel like our home-away-from-home.”

paulburk2017 March ’24

“Perfect! Great restaurants, NY Public Library, Broadway, and Grand Central all a short walk away. The room was very quiet and staff very attentive. The room was clean and well stocked, including free water on each floor.”

Renee C. March ’24

“An extremely well located hotel in Manhattan. Every single staff member was helpful and polite. The room was quiet, and had all the amenities you’d need.”

James G. March ’24

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