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Manhattan, New York Hotel
Manhattan, New York Hotel

Midtown Manhattan Hotel

The Hilton Manhattan East is a conveniently located New York City hotel. Situated in New York's East Side at the corner of 42nd Street and 2nd Avenue, just steps away from the United Nations and Times Square in Manhattan, it is close to New York's best shopping and dining, as well as many corporate headquarters. Grand Central Terminal is close to the hotel, and the Hilton Manhattan is easily accessible via FDR Drive and convenient to all major New York airports.
New York City Fortune 500 companies near Hilton Manhattan include Philip Morris, Pfizer, and Metlife. The New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street are a few subway stops away.

Getting Here -

Hilton Manhattan East is centrally located in midtown Manhattan on East 42nd Street only steps from the United Nations headquarters, Grand Central Terminal, and the Chrysler Building. We are only a short distance to Times Square, numerous Fortune 500 companies, and New York's finest shopping, dining and sightseeing venues. Guests at Hilton Manhattan East enjoy an ideal location within the charming neighborhood atmosphere of Tudor City, a historic district.

Airports -

The Hilton Manhattan East Hotel is conveniently located near major New York City airports.
  • Kennedy: 30-45 minutes
  • LaGuardia: 15-25 minutes
  • Newark: 30-45 minutes
  • Teterboro: 60-75 minutes
Please allow 15-30 minutes extra due to rush hour and inclement weather.

New York City Public Transportation

  • MTA Subway & Bus Info 1-718-330-1234

Automobile Rental

  • Avis 1-800-831-2847
  • Budget 1-800-527-0700
  • Hertz 1-800-654-3131
  • National 1-800-328-4567

Bus Terminal and Transportation

  • New York Port Authority 1-212-564-8484
  • Greyhound 1-800-231-2222
  • Peter Pan 1-800-343-9999

Railroads


  • Amtrak 1-800-872-7245
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • (Metro North) 1-212-532-4900
  • Penn Station 1-718-217-5477
  • (Long Island Railroad)

Airport Transfers -

Shuttle service and private car transfers are available between all area airports and the Hilton Manhattan East. Shuttle service departs from the hotel once per hour and is the most economical way to travel to the airport. A private transfer can be arranged for any time and for any number of people. To make a reservation, please contact us at 212-297-3435 or email us your request.

Airport Taxis -

If you're planning to take a taxi from the airport, make sure you find one at the Taxi Stand outside. Don't accept a ride from anyone inside the airport unless you have booked ahead. The following rates are approximate
  • Newark International Airport (EWR) - 18 miles Amount on meter plus a $15 surcharge, plus tolls and tip
  • John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 15 miles Flat fare of $45, plus tolls and tip
  • LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) - 10 miles Metered ride, around $30, plus tolls and tip

To reach the hotel by train -

Closest station is Grand Central Terminal, 2 blocks from hotel. In Grand Central Station you will find all Metro-North trains and #4, #5, #6, #7, and S subway lines.
Penn Station is 15 blocks from the hotel. In Penn Station you will find all Amtrak, Long Island Railroad, New Jersey Transit trains, and A, C, E, #1, #2, #3, and #9 subway lines.

To reach the hotel by bus -

The Port Authority Bus Terminal is 8 blocks from the hotel. In Port Authority you will find New Jersey Transit buses, other commuter and long-distance buses, and S, #1, #2, #3, #7, and #9 subway lines.

Driving Directions

From LaGuardia International Airport (LGA)

  • Take Grand Central Parkway (West) to the Triborough Bridge and follow signs for Manhattan.
  • Take FDR Drive (South) to the 49th Street / UN garage exit and continue along 49th Street to Second Avenue.
  • Take Second Avenue to 42nd Street, where the hotel is located on the southeast corner.

From John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

  • Upon exiting the terminal, take the Van Wyck Expressway to the Long Island Expressway (LIE), heading west to the Midtown Tunnel.
  • Continue west one block to Third Avenue and make a right.
  • At 42nd Street, make another right and drive one block to Second Avenue, where the hotel is located on the southeast corner.

From Newark International Airport (EWR)

  • Take the New Jersey Turnpike (North) and follow signs for New York City / Lincoln Tunnel.
  • Take exit 16E (Lincoln Tunnel).
  • Upon leaving the tunnel, follow signs for East 42nd Street / Times Square.
  • Stay on 42nd Street until you reach Second Avenue.
  • The hotel is located on the southeast corner.

From Northern New Jersey / Northeast Pennsylvania via the George
Washington Bridge

  • Exit to West Side Highway and drive south to 42nd Street.
  • Drive east along 42nd Street to Second Avenue.
  • The hotel is located on the southeast corner.

From Points South (including DC, I-95 North, Route 280)

  • Follow appropriate route to the Lincoln Tunnel exit.
  • Take exit 16E (Lincoln Tunnel).
  • Upon leaving the tunnel, follow signs for East 42nd Street / Times Square.
  • Stay on 42nd Street until you reach Second Avenue.
  • The hotel is located on the southeast corner.

From Upstate New York via NY Thruway (I-87)

  • Take the Thruway (southbound) to the Triborough Bridge and follow signs for Manhattan.
  • Take Harlem River Drive (southbound) and continue to FDR Drive (southbound).
  • Take the 49th Street / UN garage exit and proceed to Second Avenue.
  • Take Second Avenue to 42nd Street.
  • The hotel is located on the southeast corner.

From Connecticut / New England via I-95 South

  • Take I-95 South to the Triborough Bridge and follow signs for Manhattan.
  • Take Harlem River Drive (southbound) and continue to FDR Drive (southbound).
  • Take the 49th Street / UN garage exit and proceed to Second Avenue.
  • Take Second Avenue to 42nd Street.
  • The hotel is located on the southeast corner.

From Long Island

  • Take the Long Island Expressway (LIE) to New York City, which will bring you to the Queens Midtown Tunnel.
  • Upon leaving the tunnel, continue to Third Avenue and turn right towards 42nd Street.
  • Turn right onto 42nd Street and go one street to Second Avenue.
  • The hotel is located on the southeast corner.
These driving directions are provided as a rough guideline only. Please contact the hotel to verify the location and directions.

Parking -

Hotel parking is available at the rate of $51 for a car, and $61 for an SUV, for each 24-hour period.

Transportation in New York City -

New York City travel is easily accomplished using public transportation. Grand Central Terminal is a convenient starting point from the hotel.

MTA New York City Subway -

The New York subway runs 24 hours a day, serving 468 stations. Air-conditioned subway cars will take you almost anywhere in the city faster than a taxi and for a fraction of the cost. Subways run every 2 to 5 minutes during rush hours, 10 to 15 minutes during the day, and about every 20 minutes between midnight and 5:00 am.
Inside subway stations, agents can answer your questions and sell you MetroCard, NYC Transit's electronic farecard. MetroCard Vending Machines accept credit/debit cards or cash.

New York City Transit Buses -

You can find a bus stop about every two blocks on street corners marked by a sign. Most buses run between 5:00 am and 2:00 am. Bus schedules and route maps are posted on most bus stops.

Fares -

No matter how far you ride, the New York subway and buses will cost you $2, payable by MetroCard. Buses also accept coins (no pennies).

MetroCard -

You can buy a MetroCard at any New York subway station booth. MetroCard is also available at MetroCard Vending Machines in many stations, and in neighborhood stores.

There are two kinds of MetroCards

  • Unlimited Ride -

    $7 for one day, $24 for 7 consecutive days
  • Pay-Per-Ride -

    20% discount is given when you buy multiple rides, eg, $10 buys 6 rides

Manhattan, New York Hotel Location Map

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