New York's Knickerbocker Hotel has a star-studded history.
In the heart of Manhattan you can enter a magical miniature world where the planet has been shrunk to Lilliputian dimensions.
This hotel hits just the right balance between style and unpretentiousness.
There is a very real danger that someone in the group will burst into song.
This is a suite made for longer-term stays in New York, with a kitchen you can stock with products from Fairway's famous market across the road.
For a no-nonsense, reasonably-priced place to stay in New York, these clean, bright and central rooms hit the spot.
Blame Tina Fey. She conceived the comedy which made the iconic Manhattan address, 30 Rock, fashionable again.
For old fashioned comfort and plenty of space, you can always rely on the Marriott.
Everything here is familiar but on a much larger scale. Whether it be craning your neck to gawp at monolithic skyscrapers and the neon lights of Times Square, to the smoke that pours from street potholes and its yellow cabs, New York makes any trip to the US epic. Don't miss iconic sights such as Fifth Avenue, Central Park and the Empire State Building, grazing your way through amazing delicatessens and visiting Broadway.