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HotelTonight Blog We love us a good crosstown rivalry. Regardless of the season's...

We love us a good crosstown rivalry. Regardless of the season's standings, there's always more electricity in the air when two New York teams meet under the lights at Yankee Stadium or across the East River in Queens.Headed into town for the series?As the Official Last-Minute Hotel Booking Partner for the New York Yankees, we're your go-to not only for a great place to stay, but also for where to eat, drink and be merry while you're in town. Here's what we'd do, if we were you.STAY HEREHeads up that hotels on the app are always changing based on availability. These are a few of our favorite spots to stay in the city, but we'd recommend anywhere you find on the app (we screen all of our hotels and show you the best deals at the best places). Pro tip: you can tap the map in the app, scroll to a specific neighborhood or area and hit "Redo Search" to see hotels there.6 Columbus3-minute walk to 59 St, B Line 12 stops to 161 Street - Yankee Stadium StationThis futuristic-meets-retro spot is just off Columbus Circle. Less crowded than Times Square, the area still has plenty to offer, including Central Park (a two-minute walk).Dream Midtown4-minute walk to 7th Ave, B Line 13 stops to 161 Street - Yankee Stadium StationPerfect for a dreamy stay: modern yet colorful, stylish but comfortable. The vibe is boutiquey with a dash of Euro-club.Park Central3-minute walk to 7th Ave, B Line 13 stops to 161 Street - Yankee Stadium StationModern, neutral and soothing rooms get a splash of personality from the bold wall art. And it lives up to its name with a super-central location.Viceroy Central Park9-minute walk to 59 St, B Line 12 stops to 161 Street - Yankee Stadium StationMasculine, modern ship cabin vibe heavy on the leather, brass and exotic woods. Cruise into the tech-savvy rooms equipped with smartphone remotes and a Beats by Dre sound system.Le Parker Meridien6-minute walk to 7th Ave, B Line 13 stops to 161 Street - Yankee Stadium StationClassy vibe with quirky touches - it's Uptown, not uptight. Hit up the impressively huge gym with the works (or don't; you do you), plus check out the enclosed pool with killer Central Park views.Hilton Garden Inn Central Park South4-minute walk to 7th Ave, B Line 13 stops to 161 Street - Yankee Stadium StationA classic done right. Convenient, comfortable and central. Extras like microwaves and fridges save you time - and cash.EAT HEREFor a true old school NYC hot dog experience, head to the original Gray's Papaya on 72nd and Broadway. But prepare for a debate if you dare to put ketchup on yours - some say true New Yorkers only put spicy mustard and sauerkraut on their dog.Steps from the Viceroy is Quality Italian (that's its actual name... Who's On First?). A modern take on the traditional old school Italian-American steakhouse from the same people that run Quality Meats (a mainstay on the midtown dining scene since 2007).Burger Joint in the Le Parker Meridien is still a NY classic. No-frills burgers and fries with an old school 70's NYC vibe. Just look behind the curtain in the main lobby and you will find the neon burger sign... and you can't miss that burger smell.From street cart to brick-and-mortar joint, Halal Guys has been serving up stellar fast-casual Middle Eastern/Mediterranean eats since 1990. Be wary of imposters, and don't skip the world-famous white sauce.The MFG group (Carbone, Sadelle's, Dirty French) recently took over an old iconic NYC space (former site of The Four Seasons restaurant) and opened two of NYC's hottest new restaurants, The Grill, The Pool and Pool Lounge. It's on on the pricier side, but worth it.

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