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Citytrip Gild Hall, a Thompson Hotel

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Gild Hall, a Thompson Hotel

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Leather, parquet, deer antlers, filled bookshelves: the interior creates the cozy atmosphere of an English club, fabulous in winter! A wonderful rain shower and Frette bathrobe give the trendy rooms that extra touch.

Feeling a little craving as you return from your city exploration? The cocktails of the Library Lounge will give you an immediate energy boost ... Or do you prefer to sip an Italian grand cru in La Soffitta before succumbing to the authentic Tuscan cuisine of Felice!

The hotel's location is within walking distance of Battery Park, 9/11 Memorial, One World Observatory or South Street Seaport. The subway will take you anywhere in Manhattan in no time.

Location of the hotel

15 minutes walk from Battery Park and 9/11 Memorial, 10 minutes from One World Observatory and South Street Seaport and a mere 5 minutes from Wall Street... how central can you get? The departure pier for your helicopter ride and the ferries to Brooklyn and Staten Island are nearby and the subway lines Fulton Street take you in no time anywhere in Manhattan.
Gild Hall, trendy, classy and ... cool!

15 Gold Street
NY 10038 New York
New York, USA
  • Distance to airport :
    LaGuardia: 24 km - JFK: 22,6 km - Newark: 25,5 km
  • Subway :
    Fulton Street or Wall Street: 4 min - 350m.

Hotel facilities

  • Check in: 15u - Check out: 12, noon
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Full American breakfast available at €11/ p.p. 
  • Business centre
  • Gym, library
  • Food & Drink: Library Lounge voor cocktails - Felice Ristorante: Toscaanse keuken -  La Soffitta: bar & wine lounge on top floor
  • Private parking on location
  • Pets are welcome

Room facilities

  • Deluxe room (1 King Bed - max 2 pers. 21,50m² - 2nd > 8th floor)
  • At surcharge: Deluxe King (1 King Bed - max 2 pers. 28m² - 9th > 14th floor ) or Deluxe Double (2 double beds - max 4 pers. 28m² - 2nd > 8th floor) 
  • Airconditioning
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 55" flatscreen HD LCD TV & music docking station
  • Minibar
  • Bathroom with rainshower, Frette terrycloth robes & C.O.Bigelow amenities

Bike and Discover the Hidden Spots of Central Park

BENY Bike and Discover the Hidden Spots of Central Park

Central Park, Manhattan's extensive green lungs, is home to a multitude of gems and unfamiliar sites. Have you heard of the Belvedere Castle? The reservoir Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis or the Bethesda Fountain? What if we told you we'll take you there!
Uphill, downhill, wind in your hair, you feel 'King of the World'. This is the car-free part of Manhattan, abundant with floral splendor and shaded by tall trees. The ideal spot to unwind while the guide brings the scenery to life with mind-boggling facts and juicy anecdotes.
Every Sunday at 15h (except in December, January & February)  in the company of your Dutch or French speaking BENY guide - bike rental included

Become A New Yorker

BENY Become A New Yorker

First Time New York 

Just arrived in the most beautiful city in the world? Then this tour is for you! The guide will take you to all the hot spots in Manhattan from Times Square to Grand Central Station.  Rendez vous at Times Square with its overwhelmingly flashy billboards. Frank Sinatra once performed here for his first time, somewhat restless and uncertain. By far the busiest intersection in New York ... lies here too, deep underground: the New York Subway. Nearly 60 million travelers pass here each year. Bryant Park, New York's most charming park, is nearby as is the impressive library (one of the favourite spots of Carrie from Sex and The City).

Gaze up and discover the impressive Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the stunning UN-building. And discover a handy trick how to orientate easily in the Big Apple. The tour ends at Grand Central Station, where the guide will introduce you to some enchanting corners and compelling anecdotes.

Tour made in the company of your Dutch or French speaking BENY guide

From Hipster to Yuppie Tour

BENY From Hipster to Yuppie

Brooklyn & Downtown 

We meet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn's hippest neighborhood, the place to be for hipster spot from all four corners of the world, for shopaholics, hedonists and by extension anyone who loves to feel bewildered by views. This is time to leave the dizzying skyscrapers behind for now and get to know Brooklyn better. This colourful neighborhood is home to stunningly renovated warehouses, trendy as you will see, and we will take you to the nicest eco-bio shops and vintage stores. Next you can marvel at breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline from the brand new Domino Park - a great place to take selfies that will make your Facebook and Instagram friends green with envy. Then we swap our vintage cowboy boots for a 3-piece suit as the ferry takes us across the East River to the yuppies of Wall Street. New York indeed has many facets and this tour shows you the best. From hipster to Yuppie in no time, you can do it all here. 
This tour is possible in both directions on different days of the week: Friday tours depart from downtown Manhattan, to see the yuppies first before spend or drown their financial profits or losses at the local hipster bars of Brooklyn ;-).

From Hipster to Yuppie: Tuesdays at 2 pm - in the company of your Dutch or French speaking BENY guide
Yuppie to Hipster: Fridays at 2 pm  -  in the company of your Dutch or French speaking BENY guide

 

From Shopster to Mobster

BENY From Shopster to Mobster

SOHO, Little Italy, China Town 

New York has many guises even to returning travellers or NY addicts. Visiting Empire State, lady Liberty and Ground Zero are must for all but have you shopped on Broadway? Explored Chinatown? Do you know where the first US pizza was made, why are fire escape ladders on the facades are so typical of SoHo and where the Chinese prefer to place their bets? We take you along to the most beautiful cast iron buildings and to bustling Canal Street. You will discover how and where people shop and what are the latest food trends, unveil hidden restaurants and a store entirely dedicated to rice pudding...even a courtroom where you will feel like a true gangsters. Interested?
Get ready for completely different cultures, cuisines, architectural styles and shops in SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy and Chinatown. In short, Diversity is regarded as the driving force and binding factor. It beautifies and enriches New York. Curious? Make sure you book a visit.

Thursdays at 4 pm - in the company of your Dutch or French speaking BENY guide

Hop on Hop off cruise

Hop on Hop off cruise

In New York, do as New Yorkers do. Enjoy the soft ocean breeze and the stunning views during the Skyline or Twilight Cruise! This 90 minutes sail takes you past Lady Liberty, Ellis Island, underneath the bridges over the East River till the Chrysler Building and back.

HoHo All around Town 48H

New York Hop On Hop Off All Around Town 48H

With this 48h ticket you can visit the City's main hot spots at liberty as it allow you to hop on the loops of the Downtown, Uptown Treasures & Harlem, and Brooklyn tours. 

The Downtown tour takes you to Times Square, Empire State Building, SoHo, Chinatown, Wall Street. The Uptown Treasures & Harlem tour drives along the Dakota building, Guggenheim, Frick Collection and Harlem market. The Brooklyn tour makes a loop past the Brooklyn Museum of Art & Botanic Garden, Prospect Park and offers views of the Brooklyn Bridge. The Bronx Tour passes the cradle of hip-hop, tap dance and break dance There is a stop at the Yankee stadium (admission not included). 

Additional benefits:

  • a  night tour
  • a 24 h. Hop on Hop off ferry ticket 
  • free admission to the NY Historical Society Museum OR Museum of the City of New York
  • A free Eat & Play bonus card

HoHo All around Town Multilingual 48H

New York Hop on Hop Off 48H. All Around Town Multilingual Tour

With this 48 h ticket you can visit the City's main hotspots at liberty as it allow you to hop on the loops of the Downtown, Uptown Treasures & Harlem, Brooklyn and the Bronx tours and enjoy some extra's. 

The Downtown tour takes you past Times Square, Empire State Building, SoHo, Chinatown, Wall Street. The Uptown Treasures & Harlem tour takes you to the Dakota building, Guggenheim, Frick Collection and Harlem market. The Brooklyn loop tour has Brooklyn Museum of Art & Botanic Garden, Prospect Park, views of brooklyn Bridge on its programme. The Bronx Tour drives past the birthplace of hip-hop, tap and break dance and pauzes at the Yankee stadium (admission not included).

 

Major benefits: 

  • 48 h. All around town
  • a 4h. city tour of Upper & Lower Manhattan with French, German, Spanish or Italian speaking guide

    HoHo Super New York Tour 72H

    New York HoHo 72 h. Super New York Tour

    Let New York glide by from the top row of these double deckers. It will facilitate your orientation through the different districts of New York. Just sit back and relax! Perfect after your flight!
    Want to see more? Hop off, make pictures, visit a museum, stroll along the avenues and hop back on. A guide tells you the finest and cutest details about the sights along the route. This great deal includes:

    • The Hop on Hop off All Around Tour 72 hours
    • a ferry ticket to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
    • Your admission to the Empire State Building OR Top of the Rock Observation Deck

    Empire State Building Observatory

    New York Empire State Building Observatory

    Empire State Building appeals to romance and imagination - just think of Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks who met here in Sleepless in Seattle - and offers fabulous views. The Observatory on the 86th floor, 320 meters above street level, offers 360 ° views of the City That Never Sleeps. Bet you'll be surprised to know the skyscraper was built in 410 days, between 1930 and 1931 and still standing strong! Awesome, right?

    Top of The Rock Observation Deck

    New York Top of The Rock Observation Deck

    Rockefeller Center was built in the 1930s, the years of The Great Depression when unemployment raged. Its construction created 70,000 jobs for up to 9 years. The elevator which takes you to the 70th floor, 260m high, is an experience in itself : fast and coloured by special video effects. At the top breathtaking unobstructed 360 ° views await you. Central Park, the Chrysler Building, Times Square, the Hudson River, East River, Brooklyn Bridge and many , many more. Popular, so pre-book your entry ticket and avoid queues!

    Guggenheim Museum

    New York Guggenheim

    The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is still one of the icons of Manhattan and provides a unique museum experience. Its unique and seemingly endless spiral staircase inside is bound to makes your head spin, as would most of the intriguing expositions here.

    Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum with Space Shuttle

    New York Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum + Space Shuttle Pavillion

    The USS Intrepid is a US Marine aircraft carrier which fought valiantly in World War II, played an important role in submarine surveillance during the Cold War and participated in rescue missions in the NASA space programme. The deck exhibits a remarkable collection of historic planes, from old crates to supersonic models. Try the A-6 Cockpit Simulator, visit the Virtual Flight Zone, and tour the inside of the world’s fastest (non-active) commercial airplane, Concorde. 


    The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1 Day

    New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) - 1 Day

    Visit the Met…See the World! This impressive Metropolitan Museum of Art, lovingly referred to as 'The Met' features art and artefacts from all over the world, some more than 5000 years old. It is one of the largest and most interesting museums worldwide. An artistic highlight of your stay in New York City!

    The Museum of Modern Art

    New York The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa)

    Closed for renovation 16JUN2019 – 20OCT2019

    The MoMa is 'a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration'. It features modern and contemporary art both from well-known and lesser-known artists. Imagine these masterpieces successfully assembled in a bright and modern building and you have just given an adept description of the Museum of Modern Art.

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