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Dustin Mantell of balldrop.com gave some of their suggestions on spots to watch the ball drop this New Year's Eve:

D.I.P Aqua Bar & Lounge: Rated Best Lounge In Times Square For New Year's Eve

Highlights:

  • Lounge inside the RoomMate Grace Hotel
  • Upscale Boutique Hotel
  • Inexpensive Ticket
  • Heated Indoor Pool in Times Square
  • Cash Bar
  • VIP Tables Available

Price: Starts at $30

Times Scare NYC: Rated Most Original NYE Experience

Highlights:

  • NYCs only full year Haunted Attraction
  • FREE Drinks included with your ticket
  • FREE Appetizers food included with your ticket
  • LIVE DJ Spinning all night
  • Multiple rooms for different NYE experiences

Price: Starts at $75

Yotel: One of the nicest, newest, and trendiest hotels with the biggest rooftop terrace in Times Square

Highlights:

  • Trendiest Hotel in Times Square
  • Heated Terrace
  • Lounge, Club and Restaurant All-In-One
  • 5 Hours Open Bar
  • 3 Hour Buffet Station
  • Super VIP Tables

Price: Starts at $85

Madame Tussaud's: Rated #1 New Year's Eve party in Times Square and one of the only venues that has a direct view of the Ball Drop  

Highlights:

  • Located 1/2 block from the Ball Drop Zone
  • Over 85,000 sq ft of event space
  • Hang out with Madame Tussauds Top Celebrities
  • Enjoy the 4-D Cinema
  • 4 Hours of Passed Food & Buffett
  • Experience a variety of rooms to entertain people of all ages, like Super Hero's room, Pop Star Celebrity Room, Historical Room, etc.

Price: Starts at $110

New York's Resolution Gala aboard the Hornblower Infinity: Be a part of a spectacular gathering aboard one of the most breathtaking vessels on the harbor - The Infinity Yacht 

Highlights:

  • Three climate-controlled decks that feature custom LED lighting, state-of-the-art sound systems with flat screen monitors, and dance floors
  • Four hour premium open bar, steward passed hors d'oeuvres as well as a stationed buffet that features a world-class dining experience
  • Special champagne toast at midnight that brings everyone together to ring in the New Year the right way
  • Live DJ
  • The famous Times Square ball drop will be televised inside giving guests an opportunity to catch the popular display on land
  • All of the entertainment offered up on this night culminates in the true highlight of the evening - the perfect vantage point of the fireworks spectacle seen above the Statue of Liberty at the stroke of midnight
  • This is a black tie optional affair that enhances the overall atmosphere and essence of the event

Price: Starts at $195

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