On the southern tip of Manhattan Island in New York City, you will find Battery Park. The area got its name from the artillery batteries that used to be placed here to protect the city. From the early 17th century, it proved to be a popular area with the residents. The original park area is now mostly covered by the iconic skyscrapers that define the city. The park as you see it today was created out of landfill in the 19th century. If you are planning a trip to New York, then start your journey by booking a Battery Park hotel with HRS.
Battery Park sits at the south end of the New York Financial District. A hotel near Battery Park is a perfect location if you are in town for business and have to spend your days in the nearby office towers of Wall Street. On your time away from work, you can go and see the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Status of Liberty, or instead you could go and see City Hall Park, or the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.
Once you arrive in New York via John F. Kennedy or Newark International airports, the easiest way to get to your Battery Park hotel is to take the subway. They may seem a little confusing at first with there being so many, but most lines, including 1 through 6, connect the area with the rest of the city. You can also get here by ferry or water taxi. On the streets, you can walk or hail a taxi.