Walking in a New York Wonderland

Walking in a New York Wonderland

from 1199

Departures available during the Christmas holidays

Christmas in New York is all about skating in Rockefeller Square, inimitable lighting and magical moments. Take a couple, a group of friends or the whole family to this enchanting wonderland city. Choose your hotel in bustling Midtown, trendy downtown or quiet Brooklyn and enjoy an unforgettable walking tour with a BENY guide.

Marvel at the ornate storefronts, discover Central Park in winter attire or dive into some of the world's most beautiful museums. Stroll through the different neighbourhoods, admire them from a skyscraper and warm up with a delicious coffee in one of the many cool cafés. New Year's Eve in New York is unique and not to be missed. Christmas or New Year's Eve with the balldrop in Times Square? It's like being in a movie and the experience is unforgettable.

Discover our offers, select your hotel and experience an unforgettable Christmas holiday in the Big Apple!

CIVILIAN **** | from € 1439

The dynamic Hell's Kitchen neighbourhood welcomes CIVILIAN, close to Times Square. The hotel's theatre vibe welcomes you with stage inspired lighting and dramatic curtains. A Cozy Queen room is perfect for couples or in case your young adults prefer a room of their own. There are some Cozy Twin rooms with 2 single beds. Your room will be your cocoon in New York.

For our winter breaks, full-service housekeeping is included: you'll find your room refreshed every night with a made-up bed and fresh and shiny bathroom. In addition, you will enjoy daily high-speed WiFi for video streaming and a pass to wellness centre TMPL.

50 Bowery **** | from € 1199

50 Bowery **** is a boutique hotel in Chinatown, yes! This hotel at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge is located at the crossroads of the oldest and now fashionable districts of Soho, Lower East Side, Tribeca and Brooklyn. The subway takes you to all corners of Manhattan or Brooklyn in a jiffy. Old Chinatown serves as inspiration for the decor while modern touches reflect the evolution to modern Chinatown. The rooms bathe in light and have oak floors, XL-windows and original artwork reflecting the dynamic New York art scene. The literal crown on this jewel? The Crown, the hotel’s rooftop terrace lounge on the 21st floor which provides magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline.

Travel with 2 adults and 2 children from € 1026

Belvedere ***+ | from € 1359

Belvedere is a beautiful hotel with a great location on the W48th - in the heart of the Theater District two steps away from Times Square! The ideal choice for first-time visitors to New York. For three decades, Connections customers have called this hotel home. No wonder they are many to return.

Built in the '20s, it represents the Art Deco style in all its splendour. The spacious and elegant in neutral tones offer impeccable comfort. Each room is equipped with a kitchenette with fridge and microwave. Our tip: choose a luxurious and climatized executive room with deluxe skincare products.

In brief: there is a warm hospitality and atmosphere. It is certain your stay will not lack flavour! Asset: free 'Wine Hour' (4 pm- 5 pm).

Travel with 2 adults and 2 children from € 954

Hampton Inn Downtown Brooklyn *** | from € 1149

Your base is Hampton Inn Downtown Brooklyn ***, at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge. The metro (a mere 600 m away) takes you to Downtown Manhattan in just a few stops. The spacious and cosy lobby of the hotel invites you to relax with a drink and a snack after a busy day in the city.

You can enjoy complimentary coffee or tea throughout the day as well as a daily hot breakfast served in the lobby including even freshly baked waffles. You reside in a standard room (21 m²) with 1 king or 2 double beds.

Travel with 4 adults from € 962


Together with Patrick van Rosendaal and the BE NY team, Connections organizes daily city walks in New York. Patrick is a Belgian New Yorker, trend watcher and enthusiastic guide who loves to share his passion for New York with you. We will treat you to an unforgettable walk through Manhattan or Brooklyn!

Choose your favorite 'Become a New Yorker' walk:
  • Come as a Traveller, go as a New Yorker: hotspots in the heart of Manhattan (Wed + Sat)

  • From Shopster to Mobster: hidden treasures of Soho and China Town (Thu)

  • From Hipster to Yuppie tour: from Williamsburg Brooklyn to Wall Street (Wed + Fri)

  • From Old Warehouses to New Penthouses: from Meatpacking via the High Line to Hudson Yards (Mon)

Can't choose? Book an additional walk! € 69, child (4-16) € 35.

What's included

  • Flight
  • Luggage
  • Hotel
  • Transfer
  • Excursion

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Why choose Connections?

Because we are travellers, just like you. Always looking for exciting experiences, fascinating encounters and new horizons. Because we are 100% Belgian and can assist you in your own language. Because we make it our personal mission to lift your travels beyond your wildest imagination. Because life is more intense when you travel, really travel!

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