As summer temperatures soar, hotel prices in New York drop. We’ve found lodgings across the city offering rates for less than $200 nightly. That’s often 50 percent off what these properties typically command, leaving visitors well positioned to enjoy the playground that is New York in summer (think rooftop bars, Coney Island beaches and the Governor’s Ball).
We found the best prices for multi-night stays for the diverse favorites highlighted below. Hint: Sunday nights typically yield the lowest nightly price, so think about including it when checking dates.
With summer rates as low as $189 nightly, this hip boutique hotel boasts prime location, location, location. It sits near Central Park, where Midtown meets the Upper West Side, with the Columbus Circle subway stop directly across the street. The hotel exudes a Euro jet-set vibe, with compact rooms featuring mod-inspired décor. When you get hungry, order room service from one of NYC’s top sushi restaurants, Blue Ribbon Sushi, which is located off the hotel lobby, or pop down the street to the swanky see-and-be-seen rooftop bar, Sky Terrace, for views of the Hudson River all the way to the Statue of Liberty.
Kick it at this brand-new boutique hotel in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood (it opened in May 2017), where we found most summer weekends going for $179 nightly. Located on New York’s oldest street, it’s an address steeped in history. The hotel honors that by pairing modern décor by local artists with a special nod to the past, which includes lobby artifacts on loan from the Museum of Chinese in America residing alongside relics from former occupants of the address: gaming dens, vaudeville halls and a German beer hall. Be sure to enjoy your complimentary breakfast on the roof deck, which boasts mind-blowing views.
Enjoy rates as low as $135 nightly at this innovative hotel that packs big design punch into a small amount of space. You’ll get a compact room that is private, efficient and fun. (Some have shared bathrooms, so be mindful of that when booking.) If you’re just looking for a place to shower, sleep and stash your stuff, then this is a worthy option to consider. You’ll be a short walk to Rockefeller Center and the shopping along 5th Avenue.NU Hotel Brooklyn
Cool kid alert! With summer rates as low as $195 nightly, this is a trendy launching pad to the best of Brooklyn, especially since guests can rent the hotel’s custom-designed bikes for free. (Hey, beats the $12 per day cost of a public Citi Bike.) Situated downtown, a short walk from the Barclays Center, the hotel evokes the urban progressiveness of the neighborhood with minimalist design, pops of street art, plush leather chairs and hardwood floors. Some rooms even feature hemp hammocks. Tip: If B&Bs are more your style, there are a number of $100 nightly options, all bookable on CheapTickets.
This quirky hotel in Queens was, yes, once a paper factory. Before then, it was a radio factory. Elements of its industrial legacy are woven into the ambience of the place, where a polished mosaic of wood, concrete, high ceilings and huge windows makes you feel more like you’re on a movie set. We found rates as low as $149 nightly in summer, making it a great (and unique!) value compared to some of the cookie-cutter properties in Manhattan. Not to mention, the subway is at this hotel’s doorstep, and you’re just three stops from Midtown.
Staying at a Sheraton is like ordering a frappuccino at Starbucks: You know what you’re going to get and you can appreciate the consistency. But it might come as a surprise that this upscale chain hotel with a groovy Tribeca location has secretly released rates as low as $185 nightly in summer. You’ll be in comfortable walking distance to the One World Observatory, SoHo, Greenwich Village and other notable downtown spots.
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