Thanksgiving Parade Hotels

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City is one of the most celebrated events in the U.S. every year. Three million people crowd the streets on the parade route and 60 million watch it on TV, according to, but few people have the opportunity to land themselves a hotel room that overlooks the parade. Rooms with a parade view must be booked far in advance and come at a premium cost.

Comfort Inn Central Park West

Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the Comfort Inn Central Park West offers parade views from its street-side rooms. While not on the direct route, visitors in street-side rooms can see the parade going by from their rooms. The hotel is close to the Lincoln Center of Performing Arts, Central Park, Museum of Natural History, Broadway Theater District, Fifth Avenue shopping and Radio City Music Hall. Comfort Inn Central Park West 31 W. 71st St. New York, NY, 10023 (212) 721-4770

Crowne Plaza Manhattan

The Crowne Plaza Manhattan is located in Times Square. The hotel is directly on the parade route and offers views of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The hotel's front door is on Broadway, close to the Majestic Theatre, Fifth Avenue shopping and many other Manhattan attractions. Crowne Plaza Manhattan 1605 Broadway New York, NY 10019 (212) 977-4000

Doubletree Guest Suites Times Square

The Doubletree Times Square is just a few blocks from the Thanksgiving Day Parade route, along with a short walk from Broadway, Fifth Avenue and the Majestic Theatre. This is the only all-suite hotel on Times Square, with 460 suites, 12 conference suites and two presidential suites. Doubletree Guest Suites Times Square 1568 Broadway New York, NY 10036 (212) 719-1600

Accor Novotel

The Accor Novotel is centrally located at 52nd and Broadway, right along the route of the Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Novotel parade rooms go quickly and must be reserved several months, if not more, in advance. The hotel offers a late 5 p.m. check out time so you can spend your last day seeing the sites in the Big Apple. Accor Novotel 226 West 52nd Street at Broadway New York, NY 10019 (212) 315-0100

Millennium Broadway

The Millennium Broadway Hotel boasts views of the NYC skyline, easy access to the Broadway Theater District, hundreds of restaurants and sits directly on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route. With 625 rooms of various types, the Millennium has accommodations for families and business groups. Rooms at the Millennium must be booked far in advance. Millennium Broadway Hotel 145 West 44th St. New York, NY 10036 (212) 768-4400

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