celebrating our second century

Things To Do in Nomad and Midtown Manhattan

The Best Activities to Enhance Your Stay

Over the past few years, NoMad has established itself as one of New York City’s trendiest neighborhoods, perfectly balancing Manhattan energy, cultural attractions, and unmatched convenience. It sits in the city’s new Design District, where you’ll find innovative companies that are revitalizing the area’s historic buildings and beloved architecture. Explore the array of design studios and furniture showrooms that line the surrounding streets and avenues, and see what the city’s leading creators and artisans are up to.

This central Manhattan location gives you access to many of New York City’s best experiences, including the iconic Empire State Building just three blocks away, which is visible from some of our specialty view guestrooms and suites. Browse the luxury shops of Fifth Avenue, stroll along the NoMad Piazza, savor the exotic flavors of Koreatown’s popular restaurants, and spend a charming afternoon in Madison Square or Bryant Park. Visit the exquisite fine dining and modern galleries surrounding Hudson Yards and The Highline before. Whether you’re visiting New York on business at the nearby Jacob Javits Convention Center, discovering the city's newest attractions and entertainment, or exploring its storied past, Hotel AKA NoMad is perfectly placed for an inspiring stay.

Dining & Nightlife

In NoMad, you’ll never have to venture far to find a good time. Every block is seemingly home to a fashionable nightclub or tony tavern. Fine dining, authentic local flavors, chic rooftop bars, swanky evening lounges, and more can be found around every corner. 


88 Madison Avenue

Mark's Off Madison

41 Madison Avenue


43 East 28th Street


19 East 26th Street

La Pecora Bianca

1133 Broadway

Sugar Fish

33 East 20th Street

Eleven Madison Park

11 Madison Avenue

250 Park Avenue South

Apotheke NoMad
9 West 26th Street

Hawksmoor Steakhouse
109 East 22nd Street

Eataly NYC Flatiron

200 5th Avenue

Slate Cafe NoMad

121 Madison Avenue #5

345 Park Avenue South

World-Renowned Designer Showrooms

The NoMad neighborhood is home to many flagship designer showrooms, featuring some of the world's finest furniture boutiques. From the moment you step outside our doors on Madison Avenue, you'll see why NoMad is nicknamed the "Design District," where contemporary and modern furniture stores like Herman Miller Flagship, Vitra, Poliform, B&B Italia, DDC and Minotti New York provide the perfect opportunity to window shop.

Herman Miller Flagship
251 Park Avenue South


95 Madison Avenue, 2nd Fl.


112 Madison Avenue

B&B Italia
135 Madison Avenue

134 Madison Avenue

Minotti New York
136 Madison Avenue

Blu Dot
79 Madison Avenue

Lazzoni Furniture Madison
145 Madison Avenue

Arts, Culture & Attractions

Discover a near-endless array of satisfying experiences in NoMad. The world-famous Empire State Building is steps from the hotel, while the iconic Flatiron Building lies just southwest of Madison Square Park — itself one of the city’s most revered urban green spaces. You can also stroll 10 minutes to Fotografiska, a fascinating modern photography museum with a rotating schedule of powerful and provocative exhibitions, plus DJs and live music in the evenings. Don’t miss the bibliophile’s paradise of Rizzoli Bookstore, as well as the stunning collection of independent research and novels inside The Morgan Library & Museum - founded by cultural benefactor Pierpont Morgan. Museums, comedy clubs, live music venues, and theaters dot every block, and architecture buffs will have a field day exploring the neighborhood’s many historic landmarks.

Empire State Building Observatory
20 West 34th Street

Flatiron Building

175 5th Avenue

Madison Square Park

11 Madison Avenue


281 Park Ave South

Rizzoli Bookstore

1133 Broadway
The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue

The Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort Street

Entertainment, Meeting & Event Venues

Hotel AKA NoMad's prime location near NYC's most popular entertainment, event and convention venues provides an ideal setting for groups and business travelers. Whether it's attending a convention at the nearby Jacob Javits Convention Center, a group outing at Madison Square Garden or team offsites at Blender Workspace, our sophisticated accommodations and premium services will compliment your business needs.

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza

Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street

NeueHouse Madison Square
110 East 25th Street

345 Park Avenue South

Blender Workspace
135 Madison Avenue

450 East 29th Street

Lexington Avenue Armory
68 Lexington Avenue

Midtown Loft & Terrace
267 5th Avenue

The Prince George Ballroom
15 East 27th Street

The Water Club
500 East 30th Street


Hotel AKA NoMad is located in the heart of the city, making it a geographically ideal base for getting to New York’s vital business, financial and financial centers. The offices and headquarters of some of the world’s largest banks, law firms, schools and businesses - all a brisk walk, subway trek, or cab ride from our front door. Some well-known businesses includes NYU Langone, Tiffany & Co, CUNY Graduate Center, New York Institute of Art & Design, LinkedIn and IBM.

Local Activities and Points of Interest

Hotel AKA Nomad
131 Madison Avenue, New York, 10016, USA
Phone: 212.448.7000