The Rink At Rockefeller Center, New York City

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A winter in New York City wouldn't be complete without ice-skating at The Rink At Rockefeller Center, especially beautiful in the evenings around New Year's Eve when the big Christmas tree lights up. Even if you don't skate, this NYC landmark will make a lovely background for your Christmas photos. Reserve the tickets for the skating upfront to avoid long wait lines. You can warm up with a cup of hot chocolate in between skating sessions or while waiting for your turn. To visit The Rink At Rockefeller Center and get the most from your holiday in New York City, create itinerary details personal to you using our New York City tour planner.
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  • July 28, 2017
    It is a place where what counts is the location. You must sit and just look what is NYC. They will not sit very well, the prices are high but it is worth.
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  • July 27, 2017
    Made known by countless films that told the typical Christmas atmosphere in this New location. Hours, unless booking accessible provided that very early, very expensive but that's the price of living an unforgettable experience
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  • May 17, 2017
    I didn't realize The Rink would still be open on my early April trip, but was glad when I discovered that it was! It is a bit expensive ($36 per person, per hour session), but it was just me, and its ...  more »
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  • March 24, 2017
    Over priced. There is a hidden fee, so you need to pay about 50$ for ticket and thats simply too much for figure skating toe hurting skates.
  • November 15, 2016
    Recently my girlfriend and I took our first trip to NYC and we decided to do the "Perfect Start Breakfast and Morning Skate". The Food was about what I would expect as it is a set menu and about the level of a hotel buffet. Not bad or great, just kinda bland and average. The skating was a little disappointing for us since they were setting up the Christmas tree at the time and as a result there was scaffolding blocking or in the way of parts of our views and putting a damper on the overall experience. The worst part would have to be the skates. They only offer Figure Skates and they are in pretty awful shape. Everything everyone has said about plastic digging into the sides of there heels is true. I thankfully lucked out thanks to an outstanding employee working behind the skate rentals desk who generously offered to lend me his personal skates. Unfortunately my girl friend was not so lucky and we were forced to cut out skate short has the pain for the skates was starting to become to much. 2 out of 5 for the breakfast and skating 5 out of 5 for the service I received when I was there
  • March 7, 2017
    this was something to do while you're there - the line went quick, the prices were high and it was crowded - i heard that there were other rinks that were way cheaper and bigger - this was a once in a lifetime thing.
  • March 27, 2017
    Too expensive. Maybe for a first time, but $60 for ice skating a couple of hours is too much. I went during the fall so the weather was nice.
  • February 9, 2017
    Nice place to visit both summer and winter...first time during this time and quite enjoy watching people ice skating, first time seeing this as I'm from a tropical island, nice atmosphere in nyc

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