Often wrongly thought of as living in the shadows of its over-the-water neighbor Manhattan, Brooklyn had its own city status before it was combined with four boroughs in 1898 to make New York City. Tourists to the city can take advantage of Brooklyn top hotel deals and stay in a part of New York that has its own unique character and identity.
Brooklyn is the most populous of New York’s five boroughs, with over 2.5 million people living within its various ethnic enclaves. For years, it has had colorful communities of Irish, Italian, Jamaican, Chinese, and Russian immigrants or their descendants. Conveniently, the vast majority of hotels in Brooklyn are found within close proximity to Subway stations that connect the borough to its four counterparts.
The Williamsburg neighborhood lies in northern Brooklyn and borders Queens. This part of the borough is best suited to those with an arty side, and plays host to vibrant Hispanic, Orthodox Jew, Polish, and Hispanic communities. In Williamsburg, Brooklyn top hotel deals offer economy and three-star accommodation priced between US$50 and US$100.
The majority of attractions and hotels in Brooklyn are located in its Downtown area. Here, hotels run between US$100 and US$200, and often provide views of the Manhattan skyline and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Alternatively, those that prefer to be close to the Botanical Gardens or the Brooklyn Museum often opt to stay near Prospect Park.
East Brooklyn is often chosen as a base by those needing easy access to JFK airport as well as the attractions in Jamaica Bay. While Coney Island is famous for its theme park, Brighton Beach is home to the US’s largest Russian community and has numerous restaurants and lively bars. Brooklyn top hotel deals are available for accommodation in all of these neighborhoods.
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