Local Hotels


Following is a sampling of hotels in Manhattan, located on the West Side with easy access to Columbia, ranging from economy to luxury. Prices will vary depending on the time of year, with September through December typically being the most expensive.

Three separate taxes plus additional charges apply to hotel room rentals in New York City; New York State sales tax - 4%; New York City sales tax – 8.875%; New York City hotel room occupancy tax – 5.875%; $1.50/day per unit and $2.00/day per room.

The hotels listed below are classified in the following price ranges.
(E) = Economy; Less than $140/night for a standard room.
(B) = Budget; $140 - $200/night for a standard room.
(M) = Moderate; $200 - $300/night for a standard room.
(L) = Luxury; $300/night and higher for a standard room.

* Indicates hotels that provide Columbia University corporate rates.

Additionally, the following is information about Columbia Preferred Hotels and 2016 New York City Hotel Rates.




Upper West Side/Morningside Heights

Beacon Hotel* (B/M)
2130 Broadway (at 74th Street)
(212) 787-1100 x2 or
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.

Hotel Belleclaire* (B/M)
250 West 77th Street
(212) 362-7700
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.
Contact Reservations Department at 1-877-468-3522.

Broadway Hotel (E)
230 West 101st Street (between Broadway and West End Avenue)
(212) 865-7710

Comfort Inn Central Park West (B)
31 West 71st Street (between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue)
(212) 721-4770

Days Inn Hotel (E)
215 West 94th Street
(212) 866-6400

Empire Hotel (M)
44 West 63rd Street
(212) 265-7400 or
Request the Columbia rate, or book online with the following link.

The Excelsior Hotel (M)
45 West 81st Street
(212) 362-9200
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.

Hotel Alexander (E)
306 West 94th Street
(212) 665-0003

Hotel Newton* (B)
2528 Broadway (between 94th and 95th Streets)
(212) 678-6500 or
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.

The Lucerne Hotel* (B/M)
201 West 79th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue)
Request the Columbia University rate using corp. Acct. ID #119, or book online with the following link

The Mandarin Oriental (L)
80 Columbus Circle (at Broadway and 60th Street)
(212) 805-8800 or

Marrakech Hotel (E)
2688 Broadway (at 103rd Street)
(212) 663-0275

Milburn Hotel (B/M)
242 West 76th Street (between Broadway and West End Avenue)
(212) 362-1006 

NYLO New York City* (B/M)
2178 Broadway (at 77th Street)
(212) 362-1100 or 800 509 7590
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.

Riverside Tower Hotel (E)

80 Riverside Drive (at 80th Street)
(212) 877-5200

Washington Heights

Edge Hotel (B)
514 West 168th Street
(212) 543-0005
Request the Columbia University rate. 


Aloft Hotel* (M/L)
2296 Frederick Douglas Boulevard (between 123rd and 124th Streets)
(212) 749-4000 or call 1-877-462-5638.  In order to access the Columbia University rate, or book online, please use the following link.

Harlem Grand B&B
3 Locations
Call: (646) 807-9789 or (917) 848-1748 for reservations
or e-mail: harlemgrand@gmail.com 


414 Hotel (M)
414 West 46th Street
(212) 399-0006

Ace Hotel (M)
20 West 29th Street
(212) 679-2222

AKA/Korman Communities (L)
Central Park, 42 West 58th Street, 1-888-aka-0150, (646) 744-3100
Times Square, 123 West 44th Street, 1-888-aka-0130, (212) 764-5700
Sutton Place, 330 East 56th Street, 1-888-aka-0140, (212) 752-8888
United Nations, 234 East 46th Street, 1-888-aka-0120, (646) 291-4200
For more information, look under Temporary Housing Options.

Algonquin (L)
59 West 44th Street

The Belvedere (M/L)
319 West 48th Street
(212) 245-7000

Chelsea Savoy Hotel (E/B/M)
204 West 23rd Street
(212) 929-9353

Chelsea Star Hotel (E/B/M)
300 West 30th Street (off 8th Avenue)
(646) 395-3655

City Club Hotel (L)
55 West 44th Street
(212) 921-5500

Club Quarters (L)
Several locations
(203) 905- 2100
or book online and use password: CU

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square (L)
114 West 40th Street

Crown Plaza Times Square Hotel (L)
1605 Broadway (49th Street)
New York, NY 10019
(212) 977-4000
Reservations: (800) 243-6969 

Distrikt Hotel (M)
342 West 40th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)

Doubletree (L)
1568 Broadway (at 47th Street)
(212) 719-1600

The Dream Hotel (M/L)
210 West 55th Street
(212) 247-2000
1-866-IDREAMNY for Reservations

Eventi Hotel (L)
851 Avenue of the Americas (between 29th and 30th Streets)

Herald Square (B/M)
19 West 31st Street
(212) 279-4017 or 800-727-1888

Hilton New York Fashion District (M)
152 West 26th Street
(212) 858-5888

Hotel Chelsea (B/M)
222 West 23rd Street
(212) 243-3700

Hotel Edison (M)
228 West 47th Street
(212) 840-5000

Hotel Gansevoort (L)
18 Ninth Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets)
(917) 210-2583

Hotel Indigo (L)
127 West 28th Street (between Avenue of the Americas and 7th Avenue)
(212) 973-9000

Hudson Hotel* (B/M)
356 West 58th Street
(212) 554-6127 or 800 606 6090
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link

InterContinenal New York Times Square Hotel (L)
300 West 44th Street

Leo House (E)
332 West 23rd Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues)
(212) 929-1010
Fax reservation request 3 months in advance: (212) 366-6801

The London NYC/RIGHA Royal Hotel (M/L)
151 West 54th Street

Marriott Courtyard Central Park (M/L)
1717 Broadway (54th St)
(212) 324-3773 or (855) 331-8443
Request the Columbia University rate, or book with the following link
See Residence Inn Marriott below. 

Michelangelo (M)
152 West 51st Street (at 7th Avenue)
(212) 765-1900

New York Marriott Marquis (B/M/L)
1535 Broadway
Paramount (M/L)
235 West 46th Street
(212) 764-5500

Park Central New York (M)
870 Seventh Avenue (at 56th Street)
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-8000

Park Savoy Hotel (B/M)
158 West 58th Street (between Avenue of the Americas & 7th Avenue)
(212) 245-5755

Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel (B/M) 
Two Times Square, 714 Seventh Avenue at W. 48th Street

Riff Hotel - Chelsea (B)
300 W. 30th Street
(212) 244-7827

Row NYC (L) 
700 8th Avenue (44th Street)
(212) 869-3600 or (888) 352-3650

Royalton (L)
44 West 44th Street
(212) 869-4400

Sanctuary Hotel (M/L)
132 West 47th Street
(212) 234-7000 or (800) 388-8988 

Salisbury (M)
123 West 57th Street
(212) 246-1300 or 888-692-5757

Six Columbus/Thompson Hotel (M)
6 Columbus Circle (at 58th Street)
(212) 445-0200

The Strand (M)
33 West 37th Street (between 5th Ave. and Avenue of the Americas)
(212) 448-1024

The Travel Inn Hotel* (M)
515 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues)
(212) 695-7171 or
Request the Columbia University Rate


The Greenwich Hotel (L)
377 Greenwich Street
(212) 941-8900

Jane Hotel (E/B/M)   
113 Jane Street (West 12th St.) 
(212) 929-0060

Larchmont Hotel (E/B)
27 West 11th Street
(212) 989-9333

Mondrian Soho (L)
9 Crosby Street
(212) 389-1000
Ask for the Columbia rate 

Riff Hotel - Downtown (B)
102 Greenwich Street
(212) 766-8888

Smyth Tribeca (L)
85 West Broadway
Call: (212) 587-7000 or 888-58SMYTH for reservations 
Soho Grand (L)
310 West Broadway (between grand and Canal Streets)
(212) 965-3000

The Standard (L)
848 Washington Street
(212) 645-4646

The Wall Street Inn (B/M/L)
9 South William Street
(212) 747-1500

Washington Square Hotel (B/M)
103 Waverly Place
(212) 777-9515

New York City Airport Hotels

There are a range of hotels near the three New York City airports (JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark).  Many have a free shuttle pick up and drop off service to JFK as well as restaurants, bars, cable TV, and parking. Rooms can be reserved through any of the web sites listed for general hotel reservations (i.e. Expedia.com, Hotels.com, etc).

John F. Kennedy Airport
Best Western JFK Airport
144-25 153rd Lane
(718) 977-2100

Comfort Inn & Suites JFK Airport (E/B)
14436 153rd Lane
(718) 977-0001

Courtyard by Marriott JFK Airport (B/M)
145-11 North conduit Avenue
(718) 848-2121

Days Inn Jamaica – JFK Airport (E)
144-26 153rd Court
(718) 527-9025

Fairfield Inn New York JFK Airport (B)
156-08 Rockaway Blvd
(718) 977-3300

Hampton Inn (B)
144-10 135th Avenue
(718) 322-7500

Hilton Garden Inn Queens/JFK Airport (M)
148-18 124th Street
(718) 322-4448

Hilton New York JFK Airport Hotel (B)

144-02 135th Avenue
(718) 659-0200

Holiday Inn Express (E)
153-70 South Conduit Avenue
(718) 977-3100

Howard Johnson Inn Jamaica JFK Airport (E)
153-95 Rockaway Blvd
(718) 723-6700

JFK Inn (E)
154-10 South Conduit Ave
(718) 723-5100

Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel (M)

132-26 South Conduit Avenue
(718) 322-7190

LaGuardia Airport

Airway Inn (E)
82-20 Astoria Blvd.
(718) 565-5100

Comfort Inn & Suites Airport (B)
60-30 Maurice Avenue
(718) 457-5555

Courtyard Marriott LaGuardia Airport (L)
90-10 Grand Central Parkway
(718) 446-5733

Crowne Plaza LaGuardia (M)
104-04 Ditmars Blvd.
(718) 457-6300

Fairfield Inn LaGuardia Airport (M)
28-66 College Point Blvd
(718) 888-9979

Fairfield Inn Long Island City (M)
52-34 Van Dam Street
(718) 389-7700

Hampton Inn (M)
102-40 Ditmars Blvd
(718) 672-6600

Holiday Inn Express LaGuardia Airport (B)
133-10 Horace Harding Expressway
(718) 699-0994

Holiday Inn (B)
37-10 114th Street
(718) 651-2000

LaGuardia Marriott (E)
26-66 College Point Blvd
(718) 888-9979

Lexington Marco LaGuardia Hotel (M)
137-07 Northern Blvd
(718) 445-3300

Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel (B/M)
135-20 39th Avenue
(718) 460-6666

Newark Airport
Americas Best Value Inn (E)
100 Union Avenue
(973) 375-4102

Best Western (E)
101 International Way
(973) 621-6200

Courtyard by Marriott
600 Routes 1 & 9 South
(973) 643-8500

Crowne Plaza Hotel Newark Airport (E)
901 Spring Street
(908) 527-1600

Days Hotel Newark Airport (E)
450 US Route 1 and 9 South
(973) 242-0900

EconoLodge (E)
853 Spring Street
(908) 353-1365

Fairfield Inn & Suites Newark Liberty Airport (B)
618 Routes 1 & 9 South
(973) 242-6560

Hampton Inn Newark Airport (E)
1128-38 Spring Street
(908) 355-0500

Hilton Newark Airport (B)
1170 Spring Street
(908) 351-3900

Howard Johnson Hotel – Newark (E)
20 Frontage Road
(973) 334-1500

Marriott Newark (M)
1 Hotel Road
(973) 623-0006

Ramada Hotel at Newark Airport (E)
160 Frontage Road (off Route 1 & 9)
(973) 589-1000

Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel (M)
1000 Spring Street
(908) 432-4600

Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel (E/B)
128 Frontage Road
(973) 690-5500

Travelodge Newark Airport (E)
2735 US Route 22 West
(908) 687-8600

Wyndham Garden Hotel – Newark Airport (E)
550 US Route 1 & 9 South
(973) 824-4000

Bed and Breakfast Accommodations

1871 House
130 East 62nd Street
(212) 756-8823
A historic brownstone on the Upper East Side, it is equipped with oriental rugs, cozy sitting areas, fireplaces and antiques.  There is usually a four-night minimum and prices vary according to apartment size - $245-$865/night.

Abode Bed and Breakfast
PO Box 20022
New York, NY 10021
(212) 472-2000 or 800-835-8880
About 50 un-hosted apartments are represented in Manhattan.  Usually a seven-night minimum and rates vary depending on the accommodation.

Affordable New York City
Locations all over the city
(212) 533-4001
Price Range: $111 to $265 per night
Has B&B locations all over the city. Contact them through their website. They will then respond with pictures of an accommodation that meets your criteria.

Akwaaba Mansion
MacDonough Street/Stuyvesant Heights
Brooklyn, NY (20 minutes from Manhattan)
(718) 455-5958
Price Range: $182-$200 per night
An 1860s landmark mansion with 14-foot ceilings and ornate fireplaces. Located in a tree-lined community in the Stuyvesant Heights district-a neighborhood rich in culture.
All rooms include a private bath (some with Jacuzzis), secluded garden, glassed-in sun porch, shaded courtyard. Hearty Southern breakfast provided.

City Lights Bed and Breakfast and Short-Term Apartment Rental
(212) 737-7049
There are several hundred rooms and apartments, both hosted and un-hosted, with a three-night minimum stay.  All locations are in Manhattan, and prices will vary according to location and length of stay.

Colonial House Inn
318 West 22nd St (Between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue)
(212) 243-9669
Price Range: $128 to $185 per night
Economy and standard rooms share baths, deluxe rooms have private bathrooms. Accommodations include continental breakfast.

Greenwich Village Habitue
West Village
(212) 243-6495
Price Range: $245 per night
Private apartments available in a 1830's Federal brownstone building in the historic West Village and Meatpacking District of New York City. A 4 night minimum stay is required - single or double occupancy ONLY. Antique filled apartments come complete with living room, dining alcove, sleeping alcove with queen size bed, kitchen and bath.

Harlem Bed & Breakfast
54 West 120th Street
(917) 882-6222
Rooms have kitchenettes and a generous continental breakfast is provided.  

Jumel Terrace Books B & B
426 West 160th Street
(212) 928-9525
Nestled in Sugar Hill, this Victorian house overlooks the 1765 Morris-Jumel Mansion.  It has a 500 sq. ft. one-bedroom suite with a full kitchen, bathroom, sitting room, and large bedroom that starts at $300/night double occupancy.  

Manhattan Lodgings, Inc.
70 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-7616
There are a wide range of furnished, short-stay apartments in Manhattan, with a five-night minimum and prices that range from $90/night to $6,000+/month.

Mount Morris House
12 Mount Morris Park West (121st  -122nd Streets)
(917) 478-6214
This five-bedroom house in the Mount Morris Park Historic District dates back to 1888 and has doubles starting at $175/night, with a three night minimum.

Sara’s Homestay
(212) 564-5929
There are a wide range of “home stay” apartments, shared apartments, furnished apartments, and also Sara’s Amsterdam Residence, which is located at 85th Street and Broadway (+/- $350/week). 
Apartments can range upt to $1,100/week.

Sugar Hill Harlem Inn
460 West 141st Street and 408 Convent Avenue
(212) 234-5432
Located in the landmarked district of Sugar Hill, this 1906 home has doubles starting at $125/night.   

The Blue Porch Bed and Breakfast
15 De Koven Court
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Price Range: $125-$150 per night
Renovated accommodations on tree-lined cul-de-sac in Victorian Brooklyn and is three blocks to the subway. Includes generous Continental breakfast, music room with baby grand piano, wireless internet, clock/radio, TV/DVD, A/C, iron, and hair dryer in each room.

The Harlem Flophouse
242 West 123rd Street
(212) 632-1960
This 1890s townhouse has four individually decorated rooms with hardwood floors and in-room sinks. Shared bathrooms feature antique claw-foot tubs. Children under 12 stay free with an adult. Daily rates are $100-$125.

The International Cozy Inn
248 Lenox Avenue (122nd-123rd Streets)
646-248-1890 or 646-496-5268
All suites start at $1,790 - $2,500 per month (daily prices from $60-$145 per day).  All units come fully furnished with twin, queen, king pillow top beds, air conditioning, ceiling fans, a fully equipped modern kitchenette, an eating area inside rooms, coffee/tea facilities, toasters, ovens, stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, private bathrooms, towels, bed linens, and linen services.  We offer linen service, free wifi, unlimited Netflix.

The Sofia Inn
288 Park Place
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11238 (35 minutes from Manhattan)
(917) 865-7428
Price Range: $157-$247per night
Rooms include cable TV, AC, elegant furnishings, antique fireplaces, and lovely brownstone woodwork. The semi-private bathroom is heated, and lit with a sky-light.

Institutional Guest Rooms within the Columbia Neighborhood

These rates do not include tax and are subject to change seasonally.

International House
500 Riverside Drive (at West 122nd Street)
New York, NY 10027
(212) 316-8473
11 guest rooms (maximum stay is 30 days)
Single/Double: $110-$140; Triple: $135-$145

Teachers College
1230 Amsterdam Avenue (at West 120th Street)
(212) 678-3235
12 guest rooms; complex pricing structure from $45-$100 per night for singles, doubles, and suites with kitchen/bath.  Call for details M-F.

Union Theological Seminary - Landmark Guest Rooms
3041 Broadway (at West 121st Street)
New York, NY 10027
(212) 280-1313
25 Guest Rooms. Single/Double: $135 and up with private bath.  Complimentary breakfast included M-F.  Local calls are free.

Apartment/Room Rental Websites

The following web sites have direct listings from owners of apartments with rooms or entire apartments to rent.  The locations, availability and pricing vary considerably.  Most of these web sites have minimal oversight, so “caveat emptor” or “buyer beware”.



Helpful Links

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www.discounthotels.com- Use code SPC1451878 for 5% off when booking any save rate reservation.

Additionally, you can check the following:

The above listing does not constitute a recommendation of these locations or websites nor is the accuracy of the information listed in these websites verified by the Office of Work/Life.

Columbia University assumes no responsibility in connection with any of these websites and recommends that any information listed therein be independently verified.

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