Destination guide

Sightsee with a holiday apartment in Manhattan

Perhaps the most uniquely 'New York' of the 5 boroughs, Manhattan is the heart of the city. Manhattan holiday apartments often overlook the urban oasis that is Central Park, a gorgeous piece of green space covering more than 2 square kilometres in the middle of the city. In fact, New York City has a surprising number of parks in this area, and you’ll be able to walk to many of them. City views of iconic skyscrapers like the Empire State Building will make you feel as though you can see everything from your New York apartment. You can easily get to Times Square, Broadway and any number of fine restaurants when you choose a holiday apartment in Manhattan.


Historic sites near Manhattan holiday homes

Manhattan has numerous historic sites that celebrate its storied past. Holiday homes can be found near places like the Brooklyn Bridge, a beloved 19th-century landmark that connects Manhattan and Brooklyn, and the Chrysler Building, a 1930s art deco tower that once stood as the tallest building in the world. Greenwich Village, the epicentre of the counterculture movement in the ’60s that’s now a hub for bars and restaurants, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, an iconic church with neo-Gothic architecture and a storied history, are also great to visit. Another must-see attraction is the American Museum of Natural History, a museum of natural wonders ranging from dinosaurs to space.

Things to do

Things to do near Manhattan holiday homes

Manhattan is filled with fascinating attractions to enjoy on your trip. Holiday homes are available near places like Central Park, an urban sanctuary with ball fields, a zoo, a carousel, boat rentals and a reservoir for recreation, and the Empire State Building, an iconic art deco office tower with exhibits and observatories. You could also visit the Statue of Liberty National Monument, an American icon with guided tours, a museum and dramatic harbour views.

Food & drink 

Sample diverse cuisine in Manhattan

The cuisine of New York comprises numerous cultures that have passed through the city on the way into the United States. Manhattan features Chinatown with its Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine, Koreatown with its Korean cuisine and Little Italy with its Italian cuisine. You can also find Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican, Cuban, Japanese, Ukrainian, West Indian and West African cuisine throughout the city. No matter what you’re in the mood for, restaurants near your Manhattan holiday accommodation can satisfy any craving.

Family friendly

Family fun near Manhattan holiday rentals

If you’re travelling with family, you’ll find a range of fun and educational attractions in Manhattan. Family-friendly holiday rentals can be found near places like the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, a flight museum on an aircraft carrier with aviation exhibits, and the Central Park Zoo, a small zoo with penguins, sea lions and a petting area. Families will also enjoy the Tenement Museum, a museum focusing on America’s urban immigration history with guided tours and exhibits, and Rockefeller Center, an iconic business complex with TV studios, a seasonal ice rink and a giant Christmas tree in winter.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday accommodation in Manhattan

Manhattan is an excellent location for romance and relaxation. Holiday rentals can be found near places like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a world-class art museum with collections from ancient to contemporary, and the Theater District, which features Broadway musicals and the famous Times Square. You could also visit the Museum of Modern Art, a world-class art and design museum with a sculpture garden and restaurant, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed modern-art museum with a unique spiral rotunda and notable art collections. SoHo, a vibrant district with upscale shops, charming architecture, designer boutiques and high-end art galleries, is also fun to explore.

Where to stay near Manhattan?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,104 holiday rentals near Manhattan. From 2,611 Condos/Apartments to 2,720 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Manhattan is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manhattan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Manhattan:

  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,149 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 961 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 1,067 holiday homes
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 303 holiday homes
  • SoHo: 2,456 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Manhattan? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Manhattan. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Times Square: 5,261 holiday rentals
  • Central Park: 3,844 holiday rentals
  • Strawberry Fields: 5,252 holiday rentals
  • Hudson River Park: 5,263 holiday rentals
  • Riverside Park: 5,282 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manhattan listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Manhattan?

Yes, of course. offers 2,611 Condos/Apartments in Manhattan. Our other popular types of Manhattan holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 2,720 holiday houses
  • Houses: 183 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 32 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manhattan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 163 holiday homes with pool available in Manhattan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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