As you may well already know, New
York City is an expensive kind of town, and hotel
accommodations often don’t come cheap. Cheap New York City hotels do exist, but cheap in New York is not exactly the same
as cheap somewhere else. For starters, when searching
for New York City hotel deals, you will want to look outside
of Midtown. While Midtown has some of the best attractions
in the city, including Times
Square, Broadway and Fifth
Avenue shopping, the city’s metro system and
other transportation options can quickly whisk you to Midtown from more affordable
locations. You can find some suggestions for cheap
hotels in New York City here, and you can find additional
information on finding New York City hotel deals in the discount New York
hotels article. The following hotels offer rates
generally under $180 a night.
Among the nicer cheap hotels in New York City is the Sohotel, which is located at 341 Broome Street in the trendy SoHo neighborhood. Found in lower Manhattan, the Sohotel has guests within walking distance of Little Italy and Greenwich Village and you can easily access other parts of the city from the nearby subway and bus stops. The Sohotel offers 120 reasonably-priced, clean rooms with standard amenities that include television, daily maid service, nice bathrooms and air-conditioning. Guests can enjoy free wireless internet access in the hotel’s lobby. The Sohotel’s staff will work hard to make your stay here an enjoyable one and you can get the inside scoop on area shopping, dining and entertainment by inquiring with the 24-hour concierge service.
While you will not find too many cheap New York City hotels in Midtown, there are some choices there, including the Americana Inn. Located at 69 W. 38th Street, you are right in the heart of it all, with area attractions that include Times Square and Madison Garden. This Midtown hotel makes the list of cheap hotels in New York City partly due to the fact that guests use shared bathrooms. Contrary to that, the 50 rooms offered here are nicely decorated and feature a list of amenities you might not expect for the price, including cable television, modem connections, safety deposit boxes, coffee makers and direct-dial telephones. Should you feel the desire to whip up your own meal or meals, you can use the clean kitchenettes that are found on each of the hotel’s 5 floors. The budget-minded traveler who is looking for New York City hotel deals in the heart of Manhattan will appreciate the Americana Inn.
Another welcome choice for budget travelers seeking cheap New York City hotels in Midtown is the New York Inn. The rates here are a bit higher than at the Americana Inn, due to the fact that guests have the use of private bathing facilities and there is a complimentary breakfast served from 7 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Again, staying in Midtown has you close to so much, from the Empire State Building to Radio City Music Hall. Should you look to venture out, you will find Grand Central Station nearby, as well as a number of subway and bus stops. The amenities you can expect among the 45 clean and well-decorated rooms include cable television, heating and air-conditioning, a telephone and a safety-deposit box. You can also request a refrigerator, an iron and an ironing board, if you should need. There is a restaurant on the hotel’s first floor and wireless internet access is enjoyed in every room. Nearby, you can find everything else that you will need during your stay, from convenience stores and movie rental places to entertainment venues and laundry facilities. The New York Inn is located at 765 8th Avenue.
Across the East River from Manhattan begins the western Long Island borough of Queens, and it is in the small city of East Elmhurst where you will find the next suggestion for cheap hotels in New York City. The Clarion Hotel at LaGuardia Airport boasts 170 recently renovated rooms and friendly service at a budget price. The hotel provides complimentary transportation to and from LaGuardia airport, and when booking your flight to New York, you might look to save even more money on rates by checking for package deals. The Clarion Hotel at LaGuardia gives you a bit more bang for your buck than a lot of the other cheap New York City hotels, partly because it is outside of Manhattan. At the same time, it enjoys a great location, as Manhattan is just a short trip away, and in the other direction you have all of Long Island to explore. Among the hotel’s facilities are a nice fitness center, a 24-hour business center, and a lobby café. Room amenities include a clock radio, cable television, personal climate control, a modem phone jack, an iron and an ironing board. Start your day off right with a deluxe, complimentary breakfast at this splendid option for cheap New York City hotels found at 9400 Ditmars Blvd.
In the heart of Greenwich Village is where you will find great New York City hotel deals at The Larchmont Hotel. Found more specifically at 27 W. 11th Street, The Larchmont offers European-style and quality service at an impressively low cost. As with the Americana Inn, bathrooms are shared here, but there are private washbasins in the stylish rooms. Each room is uniquely decorated and features color television, a telephone, a ceiling fan and air-conditioning, radio-alarm clocks, a writing desk and a small, personal library. Added comfort comes from the provided cotton robe and the complimentary slippers. A complimentary continental breakfast is included in your rates and the multi-lingual staff is attentive to your needs during your stay. Nearby public transportation options can have you further uptown within a short trip, and closer to the hotel you can explore Chinatown, Little Italy, the Flat Iron District and the various East Village attractions.