updated 1/4/2008 11:44:54 AM ET 2008-01-04T16:44:54

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Travel by:Various through February 2008

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The deal
If you want to catch the bright lights of the Big Apple this winter, now is the time to book your hotel. We found a threesome of fabulous New York deals that simply shouldn’t be skipped. Rates, valid through February, now start at a mere $89 for an overnight at a nifty Upper West Side hotel.

Fabled Algonquin for just $249 per night
There are few Big Apple hotels more illustrious than the fabled Algonquin. Frommer’s writes, “This 1902 hotel is one of the Theater District's best-known landmarks ... where the New Yorker was born, where Lerner and Loewe wrote "My Fair Lady”. Elegant guestrooms come with all the luxury prerequisites. The on-premise Round Table Room offers an excellent menu, while the Oak Room hosts top-rated dinner cabarets. Rack rates at this legendary hotel run upward of $400/night but through Orbitz you’ll pay just $249!

RamadaPlaza New Yorker from $139 per night
New York’s classic Art Deco hotel, Ramada Plaza New Yorker is instantly recognizable by its huge “New Yorker” roof sign visible from many a vintage point around Manhattan. Gayot.com writes, “Guests at this Midtown lodging spin through the revolving doors to be greeted by high ceilings and huge chandeliers. When the property opened with 1,000 rooms in 1929, it was the biggest hotel in the world.” Rates at this landmark property typically run north of $250/night. Book through Expedia and you’ll pay just $139!

Nifty Upper West Side spot for $89 per night
The overnight in question is at cozy Belnord Hotel on the fashionable Upper West Side, within walking distance to Central Park. This well-maintained spot features contemporary guestrooms with a comfortable set-up and the usual array of basic amenities. Choose between units with spick-and-span shared bath facilities or private en-suite bathrooms at low extra cost. Internet access is available in the lobby and laundry services are provided, too. All of that at the heart of Manhattan for just $89/night, available if you book through Hotels.com!

The dollars
See nightly rates above, based on double occupancy.

The catch
Set aside a wad of cash for pricey New York activities.

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