The Tudor Hotel New York is conveniently located on Manhattan's East side, one block away from the United Nations and within walking distance of some of New York's legendary sites, such as the Empire State Building, Times Square and Grand Central Station. Shopping and dining are abundant on the East side of Manhattan, with many boutiques and fine restaurants close by. The hotel s unrivalled location makes it an ideal choice among Manhattan hotels for leisure and business travelers alike. Originally built as the Tudor Hotel in 1931, the hotel is now a recognized historical New York landmark. Due to its close proximity to the United Nations, it has long been home to visiting dignitaries, diplomats and heads of state. In 1997, the hotel became the Crowne Plaza at the United Nations. In 2007 it was proudly named again The Tudor Hotel at the United Nations.