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Find out what’s new and happening at the historic Hotel Beacon, located in Manhattan’s charming Upper West Side.

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Unmissable Tourist Attractions in New York City this November

October 23 2023 | Hotel Beacon News

November is a great time to visit New York. After the start-of-fall rush and before the holiday season kicks off, November is the perfect time of year to make the most of the city that never sleeps. Offering a mix...

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Chrishell Stause and the Hotel Beacon: A Short Story

October 16 2023 | Hotel Beacon News

Thanks to the Hotel Beacon’s proximity to Broadway and several different world-renowned theatres and concert venues – celebrities are not a rare sight in the hotel. In fact, if you’re lucky, you might even meet one in our lobby or...

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Planning an Event in New York City? Business or Pleasure – We Know the Perfect Spot

September 11 2023 | Hotel Beacon News

Hosting the perfect event takes good planning, the right people, and – most importantly – a great location. If you’re thinking of hosting an event this fall, the Hotel Beacon is located in the heart of the Upper West Side...

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New York and Digital Nomads – Your Guide to Remote Working in the City

August 21 2023 | Hotel Beacon News

With its iconic skyline, world-famous attractions, and diverse culture, the city that never sleeps has quickly grown to become a hotspot for digital nomads looking to experience a slice of true city life. If you’re a remote worker looking for...

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The Best Way to See New York in One Weekend

August 14 2023 | Hotel Beacon News

A weekend in New York never feels like enough, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a great 48 hours in the city and see some of the best the metropolis has to offer. If you plan it right, you...

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The Beacon Hotel: An Insider’s Guide

February 28 2022 | Hotel Beacon News

Hotels and secrets go hand in hand. Whether it’s what to ask for at the front desk to get an upgrade or which famous Hollywood Celebrity left a mess in the executive suite – every hotel has its stories, and...

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Five Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About the Upper West Side

December 06 2021 | Hotel Beacon News

Manhattan is divided into downtown, midtown and uptown and split lengthwise along Fifth Avenue – creating the East and West side. The Upper West Side, where you will find the Hotel Beacon, is home to some of the city’s most...

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What is Thanksgiving in New York, without the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

October 09 2021 | Hotel Beacon News

The three-hour parade was first launched in 1924 and has taken place every single year (bar three*) over the past 97 years – growing to become the most viewed in the world. The first ever Macy’s Day Parade drew an...

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Hotel Beacon Update on COVID-19

March 17 2020 | Hotel Beacon News

  We are mindful of all the challenges we are facing today. Taking them into consideration, we would like to share with you an update on what we are doing to ensure your travel safety and provide flexibility for your...


Great Places for Outdoor Ice Skating in NYC

December 02 2019 | Hotel Beacon News

Ice skating is a fun (if not, challenging) outing during the winter season. If you’re thinking of enjoying one of the outdoor ice rinks around the city, here’s a look at your options – from the neighborhood feel of Lasker...


Relish the Labor Day Weekend in New York City

August 20 2019 | Hotel Beacon News

Can you believe that Labor Day is already here? The summer is on its way out, so it’s important to make each weekend count. You can take advantage of Labor Day sales to pick up summer clothes for next year,...


Ticketing & Transportation to the US Open Tennis Championships

August 18 2019 | Hotel Beacon News

This year’s US Open is nearly underway, with the qualifying round set to for Aug. 19 and the main event Aug. 26. It’s an exciting time to witness some of the best players of our time play in one of...


3 Reasons Why Hotel Beacon is Your Home Away from Home in NYC

July 11 2019 | Hotel Beacon News

Traveling can make us long for our creature comforts. Fortunately, not all hotels are created equal. All 278 of the studios and suites at Hotel Beacon on the Upper West Side are equipped with useful amenities that give you that...

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June 18 2018 | Hotel Beacon News

There’s a way to make your trips to New York City easier and even more enjoyable — become an insider with us. As one of the few remaining residential hotels in the city — with spacious rooms and suites that...