Elegant Midtown hotel 2 blocks from Empire State Building 3 blocks from Macy’s In Midtown, Avalon Hotel is 2 blocks from the Empire State Building, 3 blocks from Macy’s, and a 14-minute walk from magnificent Grand Central Terminal. You’ll be 17 minutes on foot from Times Square, and if your feet get tired, 7 subway stations are within a half-mile radius. An extraordinary museum The Morgan Library & Museum, a 6-minute walk, offers a superb collection of historic manuscripts, rare books, and Old Master artworks. Madison Square Garden is 9 minutes away on foot if you’re in town for a basketball game, a headliner concert, or even professional bull-riding. Tea by the fireplace You can step back in time when you enter the marble lobby with its glittering chandeliers, or when you sit fireside sipping a cup of tea in the library. Theres a bountiful breakfast buffet served daily and free hot beverages in the lobby any time. Poster beds, free WiFi All 100 unique and stylish guestrooms have handsome hardwood floors, chic artwork, and elegant poster beds with Egyptian cotton sheets. Even with all that timeless charm, rooms include modern conveniences like iPod® docks, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and snack-stocked fridges.