Local Area

Lotte New York Palace Hotel is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at the intersection of 50th Street and Madison Avenue, just steps from St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center and Saks Fifth Avenue.  Midtown is the neighborhood many picture first when they think of New York City. Times Square, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal and St. Patrick’s Cathedral are all among the world’s most recognizable destinations. These Midtown landmarks have always conveyed the energy and excitement of New York. The neighborhood also boasts top-flight restaurants and bars, including the Theatre District’s Restaurant Row and rowdy Hell’s Kitchen’s bars and clubs.  In addition to the Midtown sights, Lotte Palace Hotel has a variety of partnerships with Big Apple icons, including the New York Yankees and the flagship Bloomingdale’s store on 59th Street, which gives guests the inside-track to uniquely New York experiences.

L.E. Hotels TOP 10 must-see attractions

Central Park
One of the world’s most famous parks, this 85.3-acre retreat provides some peace, quiet and calm in the heart of Manhattan.  Escape the concrete jungle and enjoy a breath of fresh air in the park, which is perfect for picnicking, cycling, carriage rides or leisurely walks.
Times Square
The city lights shine brightest in Times Square, a world-famous hub of culture, shopping and commerce.  Stroll the streets and take in the flashing billboards, theaters and expansive retailers in the nerve center of the city that never sleeps.
Rockefeller Center
This 22-acre section of Midtown features 19 architecturally contextual commercial buildings, along with an underground shopping and dining center, a range of upscale retailers, and the Top of the Rock observation deck.  Wake up early to catch a live taping of the TODAY show, filmed live at the center daily.
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
These crucial pieces of American lore sit in the middle of New York harbor, easily accessible via ferry from Lower Manhattan. Take a tour of Ellis Island and see America as your ancestors might have, or visit Liberty Island and view one of America’s most iconic statues up close.
Brooklyn Bridge
Spanning the East River in majestic fashion, the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most beautiful and historically important architectural wonders in New York City.  The best way to enjoy the bridge is to take the walk across its length, starting on the Manhattan side. You’ll be rewarded on the other side by Brooklyn Bridge Park, one of the city’s newest and most exciting outdoor attractions.
New York’s legendary theater district, collectively known as Broadway, is celebrated around the world.  With iconic musicals and dramas like Hamilton, the Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Avenue Q, Jersey Boys and A Bronx Tale, Broadway is an ever-evolving amalgam of entertainment.  Make sure to see a show while you’re in the city.
Radio City Music Hall
The Rockettes are a New York City treasure and the only place you can see them is at Radio City Music Hall.  Since opening in Rockefeller Center in 1932, the Music Hall has become one of the premier entertainment destinations in the world. Visitors from around the globe come to Radio City Music Hall each year just to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, an annual holiday musical first produced in 1933.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
One of the greatest museums in the world, this impressive building spans over two million square feet and houses over 6,500 pieces of art in the form of paintings, sculptures, photographs and more.  
Museum of Modern Art
Simply referred to as MoMA, New York’s Modern Museum of Art is home to the greatest modern art collection in the world.
American Museum of Natural History
The world’s largest natural history museum, the American Museum of Natural History displays 35 million artifacts, including a 563-carat sapphire, a dinosaur mummy, a 94-foot whale and a butterfly conservatory.