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Budget hotels in New York

New York hotels

Choosing a hotel in New York. The first thing you need to know that the city consists of 5 counties. Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens and the Bronx. Most important places in New York located in Manhattan. So it is best to choose a hotel in the Manhattan area. It is not possible to see the sights of New York in one day. So you should come here for at least 3-4 days. Or better for a week, and it is important to stay in a good hotel.

  • In the article, I tell you about the best hotels, which I chose by rating, price and tourist reviews.
  • To book a hotel in New York at a bargain price. I advise you to go to and choose a suitable option in advance, or choose from my review.

Districts of New York (the hotel is best chosen in the center of Manhattan)


The cost of hotels in New York is quite high. The price range is quite wide. From $ 130 to $ 600 for a regular room. Depending on the category of the hotel and its location. Luxury apartments will cost more than $ 700 per day.

  • The price for a room in New York hotels and hotels is on average $ 200-300 per day.
  • A good hotel in Manhattan downtown will cost you at least $ 350 for 1 day (excluding taxes).
  • There are cheaper hotels in the Queens and Brooklyn areas , but good rooms and apartments near the metro cost at least $ 150-200 per night. You can spend the night on Staten Island for a minimum of $ 120 .
  • Finding a hotel in New York for less than $ 100. Can only be found on the outskirts of the city. From where it is inconvenient to travel to the center. Even in Brighton Beach, room rates start at $ 140 .
See also  Empire State Building

Good to know: low prices for hotels in New York are in winter. (cheapest in January and February) and even at the end of summer (in August). And the most expensive to travel to New York in December for Christmas, as well as in May and June.

The best hotels in New York

The best hotels in New York differ from the rest of the hotels in high ratings. Compiled by surveys of guests, and have good reviews. They are mainly located in Manhattan and are the most sought after by tourists. Here are just a few of them:

  • Marriott Marquis is one of the best 4 * hotels in the center of NY for comfort and service level
  • Concorde – a comfortable hotel next to the metro, close to Rockefeller Center
  • The Plaza is the most famous and expensive 5 * hotel in New York, right at the entrance to Central Park
  • Hampton Inn – not very expensive and cozy option in Midtown, next to Pennsylvania Station
  • Pod Times Square is a very clean cheap hotel in the heart of New York, the best option for a budget trip to America
  • The Whitby is a cool modern hotel, quiet and cozy, conveniently located, everything is close

Downtown Manhattan Hotels

In New York, it is best to stay in a hotel in Manhattan downtown . Midtown is a great place to be – it’s a business district with skyscrapers located between 14th and 59th streets and is considered the main tourist destination, from where it is convenient to walk to the main attractions. In addition to the most famous hotels in New York like The Peninsula , there are accommodation in different price categories for every taste (about three hundred in total), including the most popular and expensive five-star hotel Plaza ( link ), the legendary Waldorf-Astoria (closed for reconstruction in the fall 2017),  St. Regis , as well as one of the most tourist-friendly and cheap hotels in Manhattan – Pennsylvania .

See also  Capital of New York

All hotels in downtown Manhattan

The Plaza 5 *

 ($ 700-5000, rating8.6) is a luxurious historic hotel at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, one of the most recognizable in the world. He was all seen in the movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Located on the southeast corner of Central Park. Across the street from the Plaza Hotel is Apple’s flagship store in New York. Apple Fifth Avenue. Where you can buy a new iPhone, MacBook and Apple Watch.

Marriott Marquis 4 * 

(from $ 650) – a good family-run Marriott hotel in New York City in Manhattan. Spacious rooms for four people with a separate bedroom and living room (+ work area), panoramic windows. Located right on Times Square, so the main attractions and theaters on Broadway are within walking distance.

The New York EDITION 5 * 

($ 500-1000, rating9.0) is a five-star modern hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant located in the famous MetLife Tower skyscraper, right opposite Madison Square Garden and not far from the famous Iron skyscraper. Great views of the Empire State Building, guest parking and free Wi-Fi. According to guests’ reviews, spacious rooms and excellent service correspond to their stars.

Hyatt Times Square 4 * 

(from$ 350) – one of the tallest hotels in the center of New York, between 6th and 7th avenues, very close to Times Square. This is a modern new hotel with a spa, gym, bar on the 54th floor. And a rooftop lounge with panoramic city views. Which can be accessed quickly by high-speed elevator. This warm and cozy room has floor-to-ceiling windows. According to reviews – the best option in New York in terms of price / quality ratio.

Sheraton New York Times Square 4 *

 (from$ 330, breakfast included) – the Sheraton hotel in the center of New York offers the best conditions for an excellent vacation. It is 55 meters from 7th Avenue Subway Station. Comfortable rooms are well suited for families. With children or for those traveling on the road who value a comfortable desk and ergonomic chair. There is a restaurant, fitness center, parking, room service

See also  Brooklyn Bridge

Bryant Park Hotel 4 * 

(from$ 300, rating9.2) – a good hotel in the center of Manhattan near Bryant Park and the New York library. Friendly staff, comfortable beds, wonderful bathroom and great views in corner rooms.

Grand Hyatt 4 * 

(from$ 270plus taxes) – located at the intersection of Park Avenue and 42nd Street next to Chrysler Building and Grand Central Station (where there is an Apple Store), very close to Times Square, Madisson Avenue and headquarters UN. Rooms are clean and comfortable, with touch switches, there are 10 lifts in the building. It is best to ask for a room higher than the 30th floor, which offers good views of the city.

The Ludlow Hotel 4 *

 (from$ 250, rating9.1) is a small modern hotel with an interesting design and an internal garden, spacious rooms are clean and comfortable. There are many restaurants and bars around.

Hampton Inn Times Square 3 * 

from$ 300, good breakfast included) – the Hampton hotel is located next to Madame Tussauds, in the heart of Manhattan: 300 meters from Times Square, 500 meters from the Row restaurant and 600 meters from the department store Macy’s. Also convenient for those who came to New York for shopping. There are many shops nearby – Victoria’s Secret, Old Navy, Gap, etc. The rooms are modern and very clean, there are USB charging.

The French Quarters 3 * 

(from$ 170with breakfast, rating9.2) is a boutique hotel with the atmosphere of New Orleans in the center of Manhattan, at the same time, a rather quiet place. Times Square is just 5 minutes’ walk.

Hotel Pennsylvania 2 *

 (from$ 150plus taxes) is a cheap hotel in Manhattan at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 32nd Street, quite simple and very large. There is no parking and there are queues to check in. But its main advantage is its location. Across the street from the Madison Square Garden sports complex and the Penn Station. The Empire State Building is only 650 meters on foot. Times Square is 800 meters. The reviews of tourists who lived there are not very good (for example. They charge $ 5 for storing suitcases here). But the Pennsylvania hotel is well suited as a base in New York for a few days and a place to spend the night. From where it is convenient to leave for the whole day to watch New York or do shopping. And spend the evening in one of the restaurants. Or theaters on Broadway, or go to a nightclub.


Budget hotels in New York
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