NYC hotel rates fluctuate wildly. They vary daily. The rate charged depends on the time of year and day of the week.
If you’d like a take a winter trip to New York City, some of the best hotel rates can be found on the week after New Years. Weekend rates in the NYC tend to be cheaper during the winter months anyway, because fewer tourists are visiting the city; combine that with a post-holiday lull in business, and you have a great opportunity to find some very good rates at nice hotels.
Hotelwatchdog does a good job of locating these kinds of special bargains. They keep track of hotel prices and watch for hotel deals that combine great locations, great ratings, and unusually low prices. They indicate how good a deal is by reporting how the price for the dates you’re interested in compares to the 45-day average at that hotel. Some examples for the weekend of January 6 – 9 are listed below.
Club Quarters Hotel, World Trade Center $116/night (38% lower than the 45-day average)
Doubletree Hotel Chelsea – New York City $116/night (38% lower than the 45-day average)
Hilton Garden Inn New York – Times Square $116/night (55% lower than the 45-day average)
Yotel New York at Times Square West $113/night ( 38% lower than the 45-day average)
Hilton Garden Inn New York/Midtown Park Avenue $106/night (41% lower than the 45-day average)
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