The Coney Island hotels aren’t numerous. In fact, there aren’t any hotels directly on Coney Island at all. Visitors to this destination don’t have to go far to find lodging, however. A couple hotels can be found very close by on the "mainland," if you will, and Brooklyn in general is home to a number of lodging establishments that can satisfy a wide range of preferences. Of course, it’s always possible to stay in one of the other New York City hotels that are not found in Brooklyn as long as you are willing to make the longer commute to Coney Island.
Big Apple visitors who are interested in Coney Island hotels might start their lodging searches with the Best Western Plus Brooklyn Bay Hotel, which is within ten minutes of Coney Island. Set on the waterfront at 3003 Emmons Avenue, this Best Western offering is just a mile from Coney Island, so trips between the two destinations don’t take very long. When guests aren’t spending time in Coney Island or exploring other parts of the New York City area, they can indulge in the comfort of their room. All 48 units are nonsmoking, and among the standard amenities are cable TV, a radio alarm clock, a coffee maker, a work desk, free Internet access, air conditioning, a hair dryer, and an iron. Mini fridges are available upon request. Outside of the guest units, the Best Western Plus Brooklyn Bay Hotel features a fitness center and a 24-hour front desk. Complimentary continental breakfasts only increase the allure of this AAA-3 Diamond hotel, and free parking is another great perk.
Not far from the Best Western Plus Brooklyn Bay Hotel is a Comfort Inn property that also caters to travelers who wish to stay as close as possible to Coney Island, at 3218 Emmons Avenue. Coney Island is just a ten-minute trip away, and less than eight miles away is the John F. Kennedy International Airport. Guests don’t have to pay extra for a hot waffle breakfast, and both local calls and weekday newspapers are also free. In the rooms, large flat-screen TVs with cable help to fill any and all down time, and should guests so desire, they can hope to secure a room with a whirlpool tub. Both smoking and nonsmoking rooms are available at the Comfort Inn, and guests can stay on top of workouts at the complimentary fitness center.
All of the other Brooklyn hotels are farther away from Coney Island, though travelers should find that they are still close enough. It certainly beats staying at one of the Manhattan hotels if your focus is on Coney Island. Among the cheaper lodging establishments is the Super 8 Brooklyn, which is situated at 267 Third Avenue. Those who prefer more upscale accommodations might try the Sheraton Brooklyn or the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. Both are dependable chain hotels that offer enticing rooms to go with their relatively complete facilities. The address for the Sheraton Brooklyn is 228 Duffield Street, while the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge calls 333 Adams Street home.
Other Brooklyn hotels can also be ideal for travelers who wish to visit Coney Island and any other number of NYC attractions. As such, it can pay to compare any and all options, especially if you have a certain kind of experience in mind. For example, the Nu Hotel at 85 Smith Street caters to travelers who appreciate the modern chic appeal that most boutique hotels are known for, and there are other trendy hotels to give it a run for its money. Brooklyn is also home to a healthy number of bed and breakfasts, with the Bed and Breakfast on the Park figuring among the top picks. There are also plenty of excellent chain brand hotels in the mid-range, not to mention a slew of motels for budget travelers.