How would you like to watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve in Times Square from the comfort of your own hotel room? Well you can if you are willing to pay $2,541 per night.
The one-year-old Hilton Garden Inn at Times Square features a corner room with its best view in the hotel to let you watch the ball drop directly from the One Times Square building only a few hundred feet away. The corner room is still available for $2,541 per night with AAA discount. The Hilton Garden Inn still has rooms with Times Square views but not on the corner of the building for $1,642 per night with AAA discount. The HIlton Garden Inn is located at 136 W. 42nd Street, right between Bryant Park and Times Square.
The New Year’s Eve ball drop is the biggest event of the year in Times Square and draws a million visitors or more to the area. Plus, the event is broadcast on TV to hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide.
The DoubleTree Suites Hotel at 1568 Broadway is a few blocks down from where the ball drops but has suites that overlook Times Square. We checked online and there were still rooms with Times Square view priced at $6,159 per night with AAA discount. Other double rooms were still available in the hotel without Times Square view for $2,804 per night.
We checked the Marriott Marquis which is in the middle of Times Square at 45th St. and it is completely sold out on New Year’s Eve.
The Hyatt Times Square at 135 West 54th St. has a king room with Times Square view on New Year’s Eve for $1,285 with AAA discount.