Departures available during the school holidays
Departures available during the school holidays
As the first sun's rays melt the winter blues, New York sparkles and livens up your spirits for sure.
A Spring Break in New York - with or without kids – is pure indulgence. Stay 5 nights at a great hotel, wander through the neighbourhoods, wise up in the company of BENY's guides and (re-)discover a city that constantly reshuffles and reshapes. New hotspots and highlights have popped up over these last years, so an exciting new invigorating adventure of discovery awaits you during your next Big Apple exploration.
Live in Wallonia? The additional week of school holidays, comes in super handy for a 4-night city break!
Choose your hotel
50 Bowery **** | from € 1019
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 younger than 18 years old from € 833
Kixby **** | from € 939
This new luxury boutique hotel opened its doors in 2019 in the building that previously housed Hotel Metro. The hotel underwent a total makeover, but retained the perfect service that countless Connections guests have already enjoyed. You'll find this hotel in Herald Square, near Macy's, The Empire State Building and Times Square. You'll stay in The Garment District, ideal for fashion lovers. The updated Lux rooms are modern in soft colors with wood floors and spacious walk-in showers with rain shower heads.
Kick off (or end) your evening with a drink at the Lot 15 Bar & Cocktail Lounge or feast on genuine NY-style burgers or wings at Black Tap. Revel in the comfort of this esteemed hotel, which got even better.
Hampton Inn Downtown Brooklyn **** | from € 899
Comfortable rooms, breakfast included and easy access to Manhattan.
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 € 730 p.p.
Belvedere ***+ | from € 919
Our evergreen in Midtown. Perfect for families.
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 YOUNGER THAN 18 YEARS OLD FROM € 744 p.p.
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.
- FlightDirect flight Brussels - New York (Airport taxes incl.)
- Lugage23kg. per person
- Hotel4 or 5 nights in chosen hotel
- ExcursionGuided walk with BE NY of your choice (except on Sundays)
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