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Colleges + Universities
Located in Greenwich Village, Hyatt Union Square New York is within walking distance of New York University (NYU), just 6 blocks away. Our hotel offers an ideal place to stay for parents, visitors, faculty, and students taking campus tours of this esteemed NYC institution.
Parsons School of Design0.3 MILES AWAY
This prestigious art and design school is one of five schools within The New School, a liberal arts college and performing arts school also offers undergraduate and graduate programs.
The New School
Located less than half a mile from the Hyatt Union Square New York, The New School, brings together scholars, artists, and designers to create positive change. The aim of the school is to educate students to solve the most important social issues faced by the world.
NYU School of Law
Just blocks from our hotel, the NYU School of Law is a leader in the field, with more than 16 areas of study for students to choose from.
Arts + Culture
Whitney Museum of American Art1.2 MILES AWAY
The Whitney Museum of American Art offers twentieth-century and contemporary American Art created by living American artists. Specialized programs encouraging children of all ages to learn about art through various activities and events.
The Daryl Roth Theatre0.3 MILES AWAY
Built in 1907, this landmark was formerly the Union Square Savings Bank. Catch an off-Broadway show at this performance space featuring two auditoriums: the Daryl Roth Theatre, which seats up to 300 people, and the DR2 Theatre, which seats 99.
The Public Theatre0.3 MILES AWAY
At its landmark home in Astor Place, the Public Theater is housed in the former Astor Library. The building houses five theater spaces and Joe’s Pub, a cabaret-style venue for performance artists and musicians.
Astor Place Theatre0.3 MILES AWAY
Built in 1831, the Greek Revival-style building was once the home to the Astor and Vanderbilt families. Now, home to the Blue Man Group, the three, bald and blue men combine a nonverbal performance with music for 90- to 105-minutes.
Irving Plaza0.2 MILES AWAY
See your favorite bands and artists at this rock music venue. Hosting bands such as the Talking Heads, The Ramones, Dave Matthews Band and more.
Webster Hall0.2 MILES AWAY
This East Village staple, located between 3rd and 4th Avenue, dates back to 1886 when it was created as a theatre and events hall. Just two blocks from our hotel, you can enjoy the renovated concert venue to hear the latest music artist.
Rubin Museum of Art
The Rubin Museum of Art is the place to explore and discover authentic Himalayan artwork. Whether you're a fan of modern art or more classic pieces, every art lover can enjoy the Rubin's curated selection.
Local Food + Drink
Bowery Road0.0 MILES AWAY
Stop by Bowery Road, an American restaurant and bar for seasonal produce sourced from Union Square Greenmarket. Treat yourself to cuisine in an industrial-chic setting with all-day menus, including brunch and happy hour specials.
Library of Distilled Spirits0.0 MILES AWAY
The literary-themed cocktail bar and lounge provides an extensive collection of distilled spirits. Relax around a communal wooden table, the study-like leather sofas or on the patio with a cocktail while enjoying the bites from Bowery Road’s menus.
Tim Ho Wan0.3 MILES AWAY
Tim Ho Wan was created by Chef Mak Kwai Pui and Chef Leung Fai Keung to open their first dim sum restaurant, which also earned them one Michelin star. Adhering to the original Hong Kong recipes, Tim Ho Wan’s dim sum are fresh, tasty and affordable.
Max Brenner Chocolate Bar0.1 MILES AWAY
Chocolate lovers rejoice. On the corner of 13th Street and Broadway, Max Brenner’s Chocolate Bar & Chocolate Shop offers the best dessert or delectable destination. Favorites such as chocolate crepes to milkshakes can all be had at this location.
McSorley's Ale House
Travel back in time and try out the different types of ale at the 164 year old McSorley’s Ale House, an old-time bar with Irish bartenders. From old walls to the sawdust strewn floor, you will notice a kind of serenity in this bar that has inspired many books, paintings and poems.
Ippudo NY ( East Village)
Get a taste of Japanese Ramen at the Ippudo NY (East Village). Treat yourself to a range Ramen and other dishes from the A La Carte menu. Maintaining the basics of Hakata Ramen, Ippudo combines tradition and innovation to give you a memorable culinary experience.
Union Square Cafe
Union Square Cafe is heralded with several James Beard Awards, and it's the first restaurant by Danny Meyer. Enjoy classic salads, pastas, and hearty entrees in a lively ambiance.
The High Line1.1 MILES AWAY
The High Line park, located a 25-minute walk from the hotel on the Manhattan’s West side, is a unique 1.45-mile park built on a historic elevated-freight rail line extending from Greenwich Village to Midtown offering visitors nature, art and design.
Flatiron Building0.6 MILES AWAY
One of New York’s iconic and landmarked buildings, the Flatiron building is only a 15-minute walk from Hyatt Union Square New York. This triangular 22-story, Beaux-Arts building was built in 1902.
Empire State Building1.2 MILES AWAY
Visit one of the world’s most iconic buildings and take in incredible views of New York City and beyond from the 86th and 102nd floor observation decks. Visit the lobby for intriguing art deco murals and historical exhibits.
Merchant’s House Museum0.5 MILES AWAY
Visit the only historic house museum in Lower Manhattan where you can experience remarkable period rooms highlighting 19th Century life for New Yorkers. Comprised of more than 3,000 items, the museum gives an authentic glimpse of the city’s history.
Union Square Park0.3 MILES AWAY
Located a five-minute walk from the hotel, this urban park and historic landmark is a popular gathering spot. Union Square Park is also home to GrowNYC’s year-round Greenmarket consisting of local farmers and vendors as well as the Holiday Market.
Washington Square Park0.5 MILES AWAY
This iconic park known for its arch honoring George Washington at the northern gateway to the park, is just a 10-minute walk from the hotel. The park offers fountain, chess plaza, petanque courts, playground and dog park.
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
The recreated brownstone at 28 East 20th Street serves as the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York, and is located between Broadway and Park Avenue South, in the Flatiron District of Manhattan, New York City.
Shopping & Recreation
Strand Book Store0.1 MILES AWAY
Browse 18 miles of new and used books at this New York institution—open since 1927—offering every genre including a rare-book collection. Catch your favorite author during one of their many events.
Flight Club0.2 MILES AWAY
This popular sneaker retailer, carries rare and brand name sneakers. Located on Broadway, between 11th and 12th Streets, this sneaker-haven also consigns lightly worn shoes.
Kiehl’s Flagship0.2 MILES AWAY
Founded 165 years ago, Kiehl’s began as a homeopathic pharmacy at 13th Street and 3rd Avenue. Today, walk one block from the hotel to explore this high-end skin care and cosmetics retailer.
Greenwich Village0.1 MILES AWAY
Known for its young, artsy population that demands unique lifestyle accessories, Greenwich Village offers a variety of shoe shops along 8th Street to the one-of-a-kind eclectic boutiques selling quirky goodies. The neighborhood runs west along from Broadway to the West Side Highway and from 14th Street to West Houston Street.
East Village0.0 MILES AWAY
Known for its counterculture, the East Village has a variety of vintage and specialty stores to help complete your rock-n-roll style. You’ll find well known vintage shops such as Trash and Vaudeville and Screaming Mimi’s.
Westfield World Trade Center
Stop by the largest shopping complex in Manhattan, where you’ll find 125 retailers including Banana Republic, H&M, Sephora, Eataly, and even a seasonal farmer’s market!