Free Wi-Fi Spots in New York

  • OLIVIA BOND
  • UPDATED Aug 01, 2018
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New York consists of 5 boroughs that sits on the meeting spot of Hudson River and Atlantic Ocean, a sight to behold. Manhattan is the heart of the city which is one of the major financial, cultural and commercial centers of the world. Empire State building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty, World Trade Centre, talk about it and it’s here. Not just that, New York is also the headquarters of United Nations and is an important center for international diplomacy. When you are here, you would want to take pictures of the awesomeness of this city and put it up across the social media for the world to see and appreciate. So, here are a few free Wi-Fi spots for you to use-

1. Brooklyn Bridge Park

Situated at 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA, Brooklyn Bridge Park is spread in 85 acres. The SSID of Wi-Fi is uo;attwifi” and can be found near Atlantic Ave and Brooklyn Queens Expressway. No password is required and you can stay logged in for as long as you want.

2. Starbucks 

You will find many Starbucks cafes in New York. Like 19th and Park Avenue And 14th And Union Square are small and lesser known Starbucks, 29th And Park Avenue And 17th And Broadway are bigger and well known. Then there is one at Astor Place, a giant and your best bet among all the locations of Starbucks and so on. Starbucks have joined hands with At&T for providing free Wi-Fi. However you much purchase atleast $5 Reward card and keep it active by using it atleast once a month for accessing the Wi-Fi. The network name is Starbucks and you will be allowed only 2 hour session a day. Once logged out, you can't login again. And you won't need a password.

3. Bryant Park

It is a beautiful park spread in over 9 acres and is privately managed. It is situated in midtown Manhattan between 5th and 6th Avenue and 40th and 42nd streets. You can also enjoy free Wi-Fi with SSID uo;guestwifi”. You can easily connect to the network and take advantage of it.

4. Madison Square Park

This park is situated at 11 Madison Avenue. Here you can view Flatiron Building and sculptures. You can also take your dog for the run here or spend some time admiring the greenery. You can also take advantage of the free Wi-Fi uo;guestwifi”. Just login and star connected to the internet.

5. Clove Lakes Park

The park is situated at 1159, Clove Road, Staten Island. It houses some valuable ecological assets and a rich natural history. Around the area near Ballfields, you can use free Wi-Fi named uo;attwifi” and limited Wi-Fi at indoor and outdoor lake club restaurant. On a limited Wi-Fi, you can connect for three ten minutes free Wi-Fi session every month or buy a day pass for 99 cents till midnight.

6. Chelsea Market

When in New York, you need not use your expensive data services just visit Chelsea Market on 75 9th Avenue in Manhattan. Get unlimited access to free Wi-Fi along with delicious food and wonderful shopping experience. Just connect to chelsea market Wi-Fi and you are good to go. You won't need a password.

7. Bloomingdale's

At 59th street in New York, you will come across the most famous departmental stores in New York City. Here you can take advantage of free Wi-Fi named after the store itself, while you shop. You don't need a password for logging in to the connection.

8. High Line

 High line is a linear park built on a historic freight rail line. It stands elevated at the Manhattan’s west side streets. Near west 23rd street, you can use the free Wi-Fi offered by High line with SSID uo;attwifi”, a network offering by At&T.

9. New York Public Library

Situated on the 476 5th Avenue, New York Public Library offers free Wi-Fi till it is open. You can just connect to the network NYPL without a password and start working. However, the connection is not safe so you must be careful about what information you are sending through NYPL Wi-Fi.

10. The City Hall Park

At the Broadway and Chambers Street you can enjoy natural bliss and the charisma of centuries old government buildings in the City Hall Park.

You can use them for as long as you want. However, some cafes might offer 50 minutes of free Wi-Fi with order. So check with them while you are there.

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