Travel Challenge: A winter weekend in New York

Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a long winter weekend in New York. Prices are for two people travelling together and include flights departing Heathrow on Thursday 3 December for New York JFK and three nights' room-only accommodation...

Expedia

£1,196: The New Yorker Hotel, Midtown. Includes Air France flights.

The three-star hotel is located by Penn Station, near Broadway and Times Square. "This hotel is highly recommended by our customers and has a great location in midtown Manhattan, across from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, one block from Macy's and four blocks from the Empire State Building," says Jonny Cudworth of Expedia. (0871 226 0808; expedia.co.uk)

Trailfinders

£1,198: Jolly Hotel Madison Towers, Midtown. Includes non-stop Delta flights.

The three-and-a-half-star hotel is near Grand Central station, Bryant Park ice rink and Fifth Avenue. "This traditional hotel is located between Madison and Park Avenues and is within easy walking distance of the Empire State Building, making it an ideal location to explore all New York has to offer," says Trailfinders' Nikki Davies. (0845 050 5871; trailfinders.com)

ebookers

£1,290: Wellington Hotel, Midtown. Includes non-stop Delta flights.

The three-star hotel is just south of Central Park and is walking distance from the Museum of Modern Art, Carnegie Hall and the shops and restaurants at the Time Warner Center. "Despite being a great city to visit year-round, New York transforms into a winter wonderland in December – where better to complete your Christmas shopping and see the festive lights than the Big Apple? The Wellington Hotel is in the heart of it all and is close to Central Park, Broadway and Fifth Avenue," says ebookers' Ben Reynolds. (0871 223 5000; ebookers.co.uk)

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