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Top of the Rock

From Concorde
By Car 11 Minutes
By Walk 12 Minutes
Address 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, United States
Phone +121 2698 2000



Monday - Sunday 9:00 AM - 11PM

viewing deck at top of the rock

Top of the Rock is a catchy name that means exactly what it says: it refers to an observation deck on top of Rockefeller Center, a commercial complex in midtown Manhattan. 68, 69, and 70 floors above the city streets, this three-level observation deck has indoor and outdoor space and faces all four cardinal directions, allowing for a complete 360 degree view of the city.

Rockefeller Center itself is made up of 19 buildings across 22 acres between 48th and 51st street. It was constructed by John D. Rockefeller Jr., the only son of oil magnate and richest American of all time John D. Rockefeller. Nowadays, the complex is a cultural hub for the city, home to Radio City Music Hall and the famed Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, along with countless businesses — like NBC — and an ice-skating rink.  

rockefeller center at rink level

Top of the Rock 

Top of the Rock is located in 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the centerpiece of the Rockefeller complex and home to the NBC headquarters. It was built in 1932, and the observation deck opened a few years later; in 2014, the entire building got a complete overhaul. Like New York City’s famed Empire State Building, all of the buildings in Rockefeller Plaza are designed in the Art Deco style.  

Once you ascend to the Top of the Rock observation deck, all of New York City is available ahead of you. To the North, you will be able to see Central Park, Harlem, and even the Yankee Stadium; to the East, the Chrysler and MetLife buildings; to the South, the Empire State Building, all of lower Manhattan, and New York Harbor; finally, to the West, the sun setting over the Hudson River, if you time your visit right. It’s an unforgettable series of vistas — it’s for good reason that Top of the Rock bills itself as “the best rooftop in NYC.”   

Other features at 30 Rockefeller are the Joie Chandelier, made up of more than 14,000 Swarovski crystals, which is shaped like the building itself (but upside down), and the Mezzanine exhibit, a series of interactive artworks from emerging New York artists. One of these exhibits, the Sound and Light Hallway, designed by Andrew Giugno and Ray Kunimoto, illustrates a futuristic view of the city.  

 As you move further up the building, you will reach the Time Capsule Over Manhattan, a kinetic sculpture that records the movements of visitors into a database, capturing the tens of thousands of visitors who go to the Top of the Rock as colorful flip-disk art. You will also be able to sit for a portrait by photographer Diana Sinclair, who is working on a massive collage of visitors from across the globe. At Top of the Rock, artists and subjects are complementary, and everywhere; the real subject is the city.  

 Tickets to the Top of the Rock can be purchased here. It is open daily from 9am to 11pm, and the latest entry is at 10:10pm. General admission is $34-40, express entry is $85, and a VIP tour is $125. Once on the observation deck, you can stay for as long as you choose to soak in the sights.   

Enjoy New York City from the Top of the Rock — you will feel, literally, like you are on top of the world.  

Quick FAQ

The Check-In is from 3 PM. If you arrive before the check-in time, you can leave your luggage in the luggage room and enjoy the common areas of the Hotel.

The Check-Out is at 11 AM. You can leave your luggage in the luggage room until your depart time.

Yes, we have a Fitness Center on the 4th floor. Available 24/7, accessible with your room key.

It is possible to keep the room after 11 AM on your check-out day (Late Check-Out) This service is subject to availability (check with reception the day before departure) and may carry additional supplements.

Of course! If you have any preference regarding the views, location of the room inside the hotel, distribution of the beds, or any other subject relating to your reservation, you must contact the reception directly. You will find the contact details on the page of the Hotel.


* Some requests may incur additional expenses; you will always be informed at the time of making the request.

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