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Accommodations

1. AFFINIA DUMONT

150 East 34th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
www.affinia.com

Reservations: 1.866.233.4642 / reservations@affinia.com
Fax: 212.889.8856

This is a higher-end option hotel that bills itself as a “Fitness Suite Hotel,” with amenities such as a full-service spa and fitness center and valet parking. The 33rd Street 6 train stop is around the corner and brings you to NYU via a 10-minute ride to Astor Place.


2. BEDFORD HOTEL
118 East 40th St. (between Lexington and Park Avenues)
www.bedfordhotel.com

Reservations: 800.221.6881 / reservations@bedfordhotel.com
Fax: 212.697.1093

Located steps from the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, international embassies and the United Nations, this boutique hotel has simple rooms and a charming lobby. The 6 train is easily accessible at 42nd Street-Grand Central Station, only two blocks north.

3. BEST WESTERN—SEAPORT INN DOWNTOWN
33 Peck Slip (at Front Street)
www.seaportinn.com

*A bit of an escape within the big city, this hotel claims the South Street Seaport, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Financial District and City Hall as some of its most famous neighbors. Subways are a five-minute walk to Fulton Street/Broadway-Nassau (the A/C/E to West Fourth Street—a 10 minute ride). Easy access to buses and taxis, too.

4. CHELSEA SAVOY HOTEL
204 West 23rd Street (between Seventh Avenue and Eighth Avenue)
www.chelseasavoy.qpg.com

Reservations: 1.212.929.9353 (ext. 102, Ask for Monica) / info@chelseasavoynyc.com
Fax: 212.741.6309

*A good choice for a mid-range hotel option in the middle of a bustling, commercial neighborhood. The Savoy is easily accessible to NYU via the 1 train (station entrance on the corner outside the hotel entrance on Seventh Avenue), to Christopher Street-Sheridan Square (5-10 minutes) and then a 10-minute walk heading east on West Fourth Street.

5. CLUB QUARTERS DOWNTOWN
52 William Street (between Wall and Pine Streets)
http://clubquarters.info/downtown.asp

Reservation: 212.575.0006 / 212.269.6400
Fax: 212.269.6464

Right in the heart of the Financial District, Club Quarters is a national chain specializing in business travel accommodation. The 2/3 train at Wall Street is down the street, and after a five-minute ride to Chambers Street, you can transfer to the 1 train, which brings you to Christopher Street/Sheridan Square in five minutes.

6. HOLIDAY INN DOWNTOWN / SOHO

138 Lafayette Street (between Canal and Howard Streets)
www.hidowntown-nyc.com

Reservations: 212.966.8898 / info@hidowntown-nyc.com
Fax: 212.941.5832

*Within both walking distance and easy subway access to NYU (take the 6 from Canal Street uptown to Astor Place—a five-minute ride), this hotel offers an exciting view of some of New York’s most historic and unique neighborhoods like Chinatown, Little Italy, the Lower East Side and Soho.

7. HOTEL GRAND UNION
34 East 32nd Street (between Park and Madison Avenues)
www.hotelgrandunion.com

Reservations: 212.683.5890 / grandunionhotel@aol.com
Fax: 212.689.7397

This is another good budget option in the vicinity of Midtown and the Murray Hill neighborhood. The 6 train at 33rd Street is just down the street.

8. HOTEL PENNSYLVANIA
401 Seventh Avenue (at 33rd Street)
www.hotelpenn.com

Reservations: 800.223.8585 / 212.736.5000 / reservations@hotelpenn.com
Fax: 212.502.8712

*Located directly across the street from Penn Station (where you can take the A/C/E trains straight to NYU via West Fourth Street—a ten-minute ride followed by a five-minute walk along West Fourth Street headed east), this historic hotel offers a typical experience of the rush of Midtown Manhattan.

9. HOTEL STANFORD

43 West 32nd Street (between Broadway and Fifth Avenue)
www.hotelstanford.com

Reservations: 800.365.1114 / 212.563.1500 / stanfordny@aol.com
Fax: 212.629.0043

*Another excellent mid-range option in Midtown, this hotel straddles the Herald Square shopping area and Koreatown. Easy access to the 34th Street/Herald Square subway stop means you can arrive at NYU within 10 minutes (the B/D/F/V to West Fourth Street; the N/R/W to 8th Street).

10. HOTEL WOLCOTT
4 West 31st Street (between Fifth Avenue and Broadway)
www.hotelwolcott.com

Reservation: 212.268.2900
Fax: 212.563.0096

*In the heart of Koreatown/Herald Square, this hotel offers comfortable rooms in a vibrant setting at a great price. It’s an especially good deal for its central location—steps from the Empire State Building, and the 34th Street/Herald Square subway station, where the B/D/F/V (to West Fourth Street), and the N/R/W (to 8th Street) get you to NYU within 10 minutes.

11. HYATT REGENCY ON THE HUDSON
2 Exchange Place / Jersey City, New Jersey
http://jerseycity.hyatt.com

Reservation: 201.645.4712 / Toll Free: 866.499.6017
Fax: 201.432.4669

*Located only minutes from NYU via the PATH train (New Jersey’s subway), this hotel offers luxury accommodation at affordable prices. Not to mention gorgeous views of the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline. Take the PATH at Exchange Place (one block toward the river) one stop to World Trade Center (five minutes); then transfer to the E and take it to West Fourth Street (five minutes), followed by a short walk to NYU.

12. LARCHMONT HOTEL
27 West 11th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
www.larchmonthotel.com

Reservations: 212.989.9333 /
Fax: 212.989.9496

Another excellent budget option in the heart of north Greenwich Village, the Larchmont is a only a five-minute walk to Washington Square Park and the main NYU buildings. Bathrooms are located down the hall.


13. MURRAY HILL INN
143 East 30 Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
www.nyinns.com

Reservations: 212.683.6900 / info@nyinns.com
Fax: 212.545.0103

*Another excellent budget choice, owned by the same group as the Union Square Inn. The Inn is on a lovely block in a quieter, more business-oriented neighborhood. Easily accessible to the 6 train stop at 28th or 33rd Street which in less than ten minutes brings you within walking distance to NYU via the Astor Place stop. Rooms include private bath.

14. OFF SOHO SUITES HOTEL
11 Rivington Street (between The Bowery and Chrystie Street)
www.offsoho.com

Reservations: 1.800.633.7646 / info@offsoho.com
Fax: 212.979.9801

*A good deal for those looking for a more independent lodging experience. Located on the threshold to the up-and-coming Lower East Side, and only blocks from Chinatown, Little Italy and Soho. The 6 train at Spring Street is less than a five minute-walk, and brings you to NYU within minutes (via Astor Place).

15. UNION SQUARE INN
209 East 14 Street (off of Third Avenue)
www.nyinns.com

Reservations: 212.614.0500 / info@nyinns.com
Fax: 212.614.0512

*A fine budget accommodation, located only steps from Union Square Park, on 14th Street. A 10-minute walking to NYU’s campus, and surrounded by subway options (the 6 to Astor Place; the N/R/W to 8th Street, all less than a five-minute ride). All rooms have their own bathroom.

16. WASHINGTON SQUARE HOTEL
103 Waverly Place (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
www.wshotel.com

Reservation: 800.222.0418 / reservations@wshotel.com
Fax: 212.979.8373

This hotel, located on the north side of Washington Square Park, is a popular choice for tourists and locals alike looking to stay in NYU’s backyard.

 

Additional Hotels Within Walking Distance to NYU

(in order of price)

These hotels are accessible by subway or bus and are within a fifteen to forty-five minute walk or within a twenty minute radius by public transportation.

Budget/extreme-economy

The three hotels that we list in this group are very inexpensive by New York standards.

  • Hotel 17
    Website
    225 E. 17th Street,
    New York, NY 10003
    Tel: 1-212-475-2845
    Neighborhood: Union Square
    Walking: Approximately 15 minutes
    Closest Subway Stop: R/W/6 Trains at Union Square (but it.s easiest to walk)
    *Please Note: The hotel's website quotes Entertainment Weekly as designating it 'the inn for Hollywood types and transient chic'. We're not so sure about that, but it is clean and it is convenient. Most of the rooms have shared baths rather than private ones.
  • Hotel 31
    Website
    120 East 31st Street,
    New York, NY 10016
    Tel: (212) 685-3060
    Neighborhood: Murray Hill
    Walking: Approximately 25 minutes
    Closest Subway Stop: 6 Train at 33rd Street
    *Same owners and concept as Hotel 17*
Reasonable
  • Cosmopolitan Hotel, Tribeca
    Website
    95 West Broadway,
    New York, NY 10007
    Tel:1-888-895-9400
    Neighborhood: Tribeca
    Walking: Approximately 25-30 minutes
    Closest Subway Stop: A/C Trains, one block east on Church St.
  • Pickwick Arms Inn
    Website
    230 East 51st Street,
    New York, NY 10022
    Tel: 1-212-355-0300
    Neighborhood: Midtown East
    Walk: Approximately 45 min --- 2 1/2 miles
    Closest Subway Stop: 6 Train at 51st Street
    *Note: If you are going for one of the rooms with bunk beds, try to get one of the newly renovated ones.
  • Ramada Inn Eastside
    Website
    161 Lexington Avenue,
    New York, NY 10016
    Tel: 1-800-625-5980 (toll free), 1-212-545-1800
    Neighborhood: Murray Hill
    Closest Subway Stop: 6 Train at 28th or 33rd Street
    Walking: Approximately 25 minutes
Moderate
  • Holiday Inn Downtown/SoHo
    Website
    138 Lafayette Street,
    New York, New York 10013
    Tel: (212)-966-8898
    Neighborhood: Chinatown
    Walking: Approximately 20 minutes.
    Closest Subway Stop: R/W/Q/6 at Canal Street
Designer / Boutique Hotels
  • Gramercy Park
    Website
    2 Lexington Ave. at 21st St.
    Tel: (212) 475-4320
    Neighborhood: Gramercy Park
    Walking: Approximately 20 minutes.
    Closest Subway Stop: N/A
  • The Marcel
    Website
    230 East 24th Street
    New York, New York 10010
    Tel: (212) 696-3800
    Neighborhood: Gramercy Park
    Walking: Approximately 20 minutes.
    Closest Subway Stop: N/A
  • Soho Grand Hotel
    Website
    310 West Broadway
    New York, New York 10013
    Tel: 800 965-3000
    Neighborhood: Boarder between Chinatown and SoHo
    Walking: Approximately 20 minutes.
    Closest Subway Stop: N/A
  • W New York Union Square
    Website
    201 Park Avenue South
    New York, New York 10003
    Tel: (212) 253-9119
    Neighborhood: Union Square
    Walking: Approximately 15 minutes or less.
    Closest Subway Stop: N/A
  • The Bowery Hotel
    Website
    335 Bowery
    New York, New York 10003
    Tel: (212) 505-9100
    Neighborhood: Lower East Side
    Walking: Approximately 10 minutes or less.
    Closest Subway Stop: N/A
  • Hotel on Rivington
    Website
    10 Rivington Street (between Essex and Ludlow)
    New York, New York 10002
    Tel: (212) 475-2600
    Neighborhood: Lower East Side
    Walking: Approximately 25 minutes.
    Closest Subway Stop: N/A
Bed & Breakfasts and Inns

www.bedandbreakfast.com/manhattan-new-york.html
For alternatives to NYC hotels, the following link provides information on bed & breakfasts, apartments, and inns within Manhattan.