ProductCon New York: Hotels, Restaurants, and How to Get There

So you’re joining us for the most anticipated Product Management event in the USA: ProductCon New York 2022! As a reminder, ProductCon New York is happening on November 17. A full event agenda can be found here.

In the meantime, we’ve put together a simple guide with recommendations on travel, accommodations, and dining. In this guide, you’ll find:

Restaurants Near Metropolitan Pavilion in New York

When you’re ready, here are all of the great things to do near ProductCon New York:

Where is ProductCon New York being hosted?

This year, ProductCon New York will be hosted at the Metropolitan Pavilion. The full address is:  125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011. You can find more details on the location, including tips for getting there, by visiting their website here.

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Don’t have your tickets yet?

You can purchase tickets for the in-person and live event by visiting this page here. We’re expecting our in-person tickets to sell out fast, so make sure you claim yours today!

*If you are a Product School Guest ticket holder, admission is based on a first-come-first-served-basis until the capacity is reached. Arrive early to guarantee your entry. Doors open at 8AM on November 17.

Hotels Near Metropolitan Pavilion in New York

New York may be the city that never sleeps, but you probably want to get some shuteye before a full day of learning and networking. We’ve got you! Below is a curated list of accommodations, most within an hour commute of the Metropolitan Pavilion, that could be your potential home-away-from-home. Please note, that we’ve used TripAdvisor to determine the pricing scale for each property.

Moxy Chelsea ($$)

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You can find the hotel at 105 West 28th Street (6th Ave) New York NY 10001, just a 14 minute walk from the Metropolitan Pavilion. You can reserve your stay by visiting their website here.

Yotel($$)

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This Midtown West hotel, features an impressive rooftop terrace, a sleek restaurant and bar, and funky, outer space design. Rooms are small, and the location on quiet 10th avenue is a further walk away than some of the other hotels suggested but it’s worth considering if you want to separate work from pleasure.

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Located in Time Square at 570 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, Yotel is just short distance from the Metropolitan Pavilion. You can reserve your stay by visiting their website here.

Gansevoort Hotel ($$$)

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A shy 350 m from the Whitney Museum of American Art, is Gansevoort Meatpacking. The boutique hotel offers guests a flat-screen TV, fully-stocked mini-bar and L’Occitane en Provence bath amenitiesThis is a great option that have the budget and want to also use their accommodation for making connections, as there’s a rooftop restaurant and other spaces to wine and dine or simply network.

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An 14 minute walk from Metropolitan Pavilion, is Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, 18 9th Ave, New York, NY 10014. You can reserve your stay by visiting their website here.

Holiday Inn Express – Chelsea an IHG Hotel ($$)

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Located 325 m from Madison Square Garden, this Manhattan hotel comes with all the essentials you need for your stay. Rooms are modern, and come with WIFI, and a cable TV and work desk. Expect a daily continental breakfast or grab a coffee and bite nearby, as there are many options in between the hotel and event venue.

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Located at 232 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001, this hotel is only a 15 minute walk to Metropolitan Pavilion.You can reserve your stay by visiting their website here.

The Hotel Chelsea ($$$)

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The Hotel Chelsea is located in New York, less than 1 km from Flatiron Building. Facilities include a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. it makes a great base for getting to Metropolitan Pavilion, as well as exploring the city.

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Part of the Chelsea neighborhood, you’ll find Hotel Chelsea at 222 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011. It is just 8 minutes walking to our ProductCon NYC venue.You can reserve your stay by visiting their website here.

Restaurants Near Metropolitan Pavilion in New York

At ProductCon, we’re going have a lunch break from 12:00 to 13:00 (see full agenda here)If you don’t have lunch included in your ticket (this will be specified on your attendee badge), here are some great options of places you can go to grab food around the Barbican:

Whole Foods ($)

Eco-minded chain with natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products. top up on food for your hotel room, or pick up sandwiches, soups, salads and more at this popular grocery store.

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Where: 250 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001, United States | Google Maps link

Chelsea Juice ($ – $$)

This cafe serves freshly squeezed juices, coffee, bagels, açai bowls and more. Great spot if you want to grab something to go.

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Where: 200 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011, United States | Google maps link

Honeybrains ($ – $$)

A health food restaurant owned by three siblings, dedicated to serving delicious and nutritious food. Expect BLT and chicken schnitzel sandwiches, brain bowls, and salads that go far beyond the usual tuna niçoise.

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Where: 34 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10010, United States | Google map link

Jack’s Wife Freda ($$-$$$)

Lively bistro executing modern American cuisine in a casual setting. Tuck into crab cakes, chicken kebabs, steak and chips, lasagnas. They also serve sandwiches, salads and pastas.

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Where: 116 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011, United States | Google maps link

Elmo ($$)

Fashionable restaurant with American comfort food, a lively bar popular among the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Where: 156 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011, United States | Google maps link

Willow ($$-$$$)

A kosher-certified vegan bistro a 7 minute walk from Metropolitan Pavilion.  The cozy restaurant offers an innovative twist on classic American food with high quality plant-based ingredients and upscale presentation.

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Where: 199 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011, United States | Google map link

Travel & COVID Information

There are several ways to reach New York depending on where you are coming from, but planes and trains are the most common.

If you’re planning on coming by plane:

Here is a list of airports near New York:

  • JFK International (JFK)
  • Newark International (EWR)
  • LaGuardia (LGA)

Most of these airports are 1h away from New York City by public transport. JFK International and Newark International are the two most common airports for international flights. Here is some useful information on how to get from those airport into the city:

Note that travel times are often elevated in November ahead of Thanksgiving. We highly recommend following the directions on your plane ticket for how early to arrive at the airport. Expect long lines and flight delays.

If you’re planning on coming by train:

The following subway lines have stops near to Metropolitan Pavilion.

  • The No. 1 train; from the 18th St. stop, walk east to 125 W. 18th St.,
  • The No. 2 or 3 train; from the 14th St. stop, walk uptown (north) to 18th St. and 7th Avenue; turn right onto 18th St., and proceed east to 125 W. 18th St.
  • The A, C, or E train; from the 14th St. stop, walk uptown (north) on 8th Avenue to 18th St.; turn right onto 18th St., then, crossing over 7th Avenue, proceed to 125 W. 18th St.
  • The M, F or L train; from the 14th St. stop, walk uptown (north) on 6th Avenue to 18th St., then turn left onto 18th St. and proceed to 125 W. 18th St.
  • The No. 4, 5, 6, Q, R, N, or W train; from the 14th St. stop at Union Square, walk uptown to 18th St. and then proceed west to 125 W. 18th St.

Visit New York City Transit / MTA for service status, transport-related apps, and more, as well as standard subway and bus route maps.

COVID-19 Information:

COVID-19 restrictions may be in effect. Please be sure to consult your plane ticket, airline, and national embassy for directions and requirements when entering the United States. Our ProductCon New York event will follow the latest government recommendations surrounding the prevention of COVID-19. Prior testing and masks are not required for this conference.

See you there!

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