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    • beepboes1
    • By beepboes1 4th Jul 18, 8:20 PM
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    Won flights to New York!
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    • 4th Jul 18, 8:20 PM
    Won flights to New York! 4th Jul 18 at 8:20 PM
    Iíve won flights to New York with Capitol Manchester radio!

    Iíve been pricing up hotels though and didnt realise how expensive they would be! Anyone got any tips? Thanks
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    • thingamaBob
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    Congratulations.
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    Wow New York is amazing! Congratulations!
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    That's great, congrats! I stayed at a hostel for $29/night once, but wouldn't recommend it
    • ness13
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    Congratulations! It's number one on my list of places I want to visit. Enjoy!
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    Congratulations!

    I loved New York.. We stayed in Upper East Side, which is a little way out, but still easily walkable (about a mile or so) to Times Square and was not far from Central Park. It was also a very safe district.

    The hotel was called Hotel Beacon, it was around 75th street. The hotel was great as it also has a small kitchen area so could nip out to the supermarket directly across the street or get pizza etc and bring it back to the hotel. I am not sure of prices now, but it was fairly cheap a few years back and had great reviews.
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    • libra10
    • By libra10 5th Jul 18, 5:47 AM
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    Well done!
    • TheMoneypit
    • By TheMoneypit 5th Jul 18, 7:19 AM
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    Well done. Bite the bullet and get a hotel in the centre of things. I've just come back and stayed in Sheraton in Time square. Expensive but easy to get to everything you need to see. Friends stayed in the suburbs and they spend hours each day travelling in. It's a big place!
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    • By SkintBrideToBe 5th Jul 18, 8:30 AM
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    Well done
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    • chloeadkins
    • By chloeadkins 5th Jul 18, 9:31 AM
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    Congrats! Enjoy the trip. X
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    • LeanneR
    • By LeanneR 5th Jul 18, 10:00 AM
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    Congrats! Amazing win.

    I stayed for two weeks in an AirBnB down in East Village. Such an amazing area and it was a good bit cheaper than a hotel.
    • Jolly4
    • By Jolly4 5th Jul 18, 10:07 AM
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    Great win. Might be worth checking out this thread.

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/travel/new-york/
    • tornadomanuk
    • By tornadomanuk 5th Jul 18, 11:35 AM
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    Congratulations
    • joho
    • By joho 5th Jul 18, 3:26 PM
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    Lovely! Enjoy the Big Apple.x
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    • simba31
    • By simba31 5th Jul 18, 3:56 PM
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    Wow, congratulations, what a fab win!
    • BizKiTRoAcH
    • By BizKiTRoAcH 5th Jul 18, 6:56 PM
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    When I went to NY, I stayed here:

    http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/homewood-suites-by-hilton-new-york-midtown-manhattan-times-square-south-ny-NYCMMHW/index.html

    Prices where about half the price of other central hotels. Room wasn't huge but it suited us, we spent pretty much all of the time outside of the hotel. We only went back to drop stuff off and sleep. Not sure what the prices are like now, put your dates in and see

    also congrats!!
    • bootrix
    • By bootrix 5th Jul 18, 9:26 PM
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    Places to stay
    Congrats on your win. I've been to New York a few times with work. I can reccomend staying in Seacaucus New Jersey, there's a short bus ride through the Lincoln Tunnel and you're in New York City. Its by a big exposition centre so there's load of reasonable motels (best western, days inn, travel lodge etc) and loads of restaurants too and the buses stop right outside most of the hotels. You don't get the buzz of staying overnight in the big city though but the buses run really late so I never felt like I was missing out. Have fun!
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