Surfing the Rockaways
Down in fashionable Soho, 11 Howard offers a Surf and Stay package. Take advantage of ferry transportation to Rockaway Beach—home of the best waves in the City—and a surfing lesson at Locals Surf School. Guests receive a FEED tote bag, along with a $100 gift card for the Saturdays NYC flagship store, which sells surf gear and stylish threads.
Movies Under the Stars
On Friday evenings this summer, guests at the AAA-rated, four-diamond Omni Berkshire Place can enjoy family-friendly movies alfresco on the hotel’s 17th-floor St. Patrick’s Terrace. The lineup includes Finding Dory, E.T. and Despicable Me. Traditional cinematic refreshments like ice-cold lemonade and popcorn are served.
Dips and Dips
At The William Vale, located in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, the Vale Resort Experience awaits. Take a dip in the pool, enjoy complimentary summer treats at Mister Dips (a 1974 Airstream trailer retrofitted as a state-of-the-art food truck) and use your $100 dining credit at the hotel’s rooftop bar, Westlight, which features spectacular Manhattan views.
Summering in the City
The Lotte New York Palace, a luxury hotel on Madison Avenue, invites you to Summer Like a Local using itineraries curated by their concierges. Enjoy activities such as seeing movies in Bryant Park or a spending a day in the sun at the Bronx’s Orchard Beach. Package perks include a Lotte tote and sunglasses.
The Hautest Wheels in West Chelsea
Guests of The High Line Hotel are given complimentary use of a stylish Shinola bicycle and helmet to take rides through Hudson River Park or Chelsea. Guided by the hotel’s custom-created Shinola neighborhood map, you can discover new local gems, nearby institutions and a few favorite places slightly farther afield.
Picnics in the Park
Just steps from Fifth Avenue, The Whitby Hotel, a new British import, offers guests specially curated picnic baskets, including a selection of tasty artisanal gourmet sandwiches, salads and sweets. Pick up one of the three different baskets available, and enjoy a lazy picnic in Central Park.
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Six Splendid Summer NYC Hotel Stays
Looking to spice up your summertime stay? These six NYC hotels offer guests an alluring range of extras to explore more of the City and enjoy the outdoors during the summer. Whether you’d like to watch films under the stars, take a stylish bike ride, visit one of the City’s finest beaches, enjoy a picnic in Central Park, try delectable ice cream at a high-end food truck or even take a surfing lesson in the Rockaways, we’ve got you covered. For more information, click through our photo gallery.