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.
Belleclaire Hotel* (B/M)
250 West 77th Street
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)
Comfort Inn Central Park West (B)
31 West 71st Street (between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue)
Days Inn Hotel (E)
215 West 94th Street
Hotel Alexander (E)
306 West 94th Street
The Mandarin Oriental (L)
80 Columbus Circle (at Broadway and 60th Street)
(212) 805-8800 or
Marrakech Hotel (E)
2688 Broadway (at 103rd Street)
Milburn Hotel (B/M)
242 West 76th Street (between Broadway and West End Avenue)
80 Riverside Drive (at 80th Street)
Edge Hotel (B)
514 West 168th Street
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
Call: (646) 807-9789 or (917) 848-1748 for reservations
or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ace Hotel (M)
20 West 29th Street
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.
59 West 44th Street
The Belvedere (M/L)
319 West 48th Street
Chelsea Savoy Hotel (E/B/M)
204 West 23rd Street
Chelsea Star Hotel (E/B/M)
300 West 30th Street (off 8th Avenue)
City Club Hotel (L)
55 West 44th Street
Club Quarters (L)
(203) 905- 2100
or book online and use password: CU
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times
114 West 40th Street
Crown Plaza Times Square Hotel (L)
1605 Broadway (49th Street)
New York, NY 10019
Reservations: (800) 243-6969
Distrikt Hotel (M)
342 West 40th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)
1568 Broadway (at 47th Street)
The Dream Hotel (M/L)
210 West 55th Street
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
Hotel Chelsea (B/M)
222 West 23rd Street
Hotel Edison (M)
228 West 47th Street
Hotel Gansevoort (L)
18 Ninth Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets)
Hotel Indigo (L)
127 West 28th Street (between Avenue of the Americas and 7th Avenue)
InterContinenal New York Times Square Hotel (L)
300 West 44th Street
Leo House (E)
332 West 23rd Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues)
Fax reservation request 3 months in advance: (212) 366-6801
The London NYC/RIGHA Royal Hotel (M/L)
151 West 54th Street
152 West 51st Street (at 7th Avenue)
Park Central New York (M)
870 Seventh Avenue (at 56th Street)
New York, NY 10019
Park Savoy Hotel (B/M)
158 West 58th Street (between Avenue of the Americas & 7th Avenue)
Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel (B/M)
Two Times Square, 714 Seventh Avenue at W. 48th Street
Row NYC (L)
700 8th Avenue (44th Street)
(212) 869-3600 or (888) 352-3650
44 West 44th Street
Sanctuary Hotel (M/L)
132 West 47th Street
(212) 234-7000 or (800) 388-8988
123 West 57th Street
(212) 246-1300 or 888-692-5757
Six Columbus/Thompson Hotel (M)
6 Columbus Circle (at 58th Street)
The Strand (M)
33 West 37th Street (between 5th Ave. and Avenue of the Americas)
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
Jane Hotel (E/B/M)
113 Jane Street (West 12th St.)
Larchmont Hotel (E/B)
27 West 11th Street
Mondrian Soho (L)
9 Crosby Street
Ask for the Columbia rate
The Standard (L)
848 Washington Street
The Wall Street Inn (B/M/L)
9 South William Street
Washington Square Hotel (B/M)
103 Waverly Place
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 (E/B)
144-25 153rd Lane
Comfort Inn & Suites JFK Airport (E/B)
14436 153rd Lane
Courtyard by Marriott JFK Airport (B/M)
145-11 North conduit Avenue
Days Inn Jamaica – JFK Airport (E)
144-26 153rd Court
Fairfield Inn New York JFK Airport (B)
156-08 Rockaway Blvd
Hampton Inn (B)
144-10 135th Avenue
Hilton Garden Inn Queens/JFK Airport (M)
148-18 124th Street
144-02 135th Avenue
JFK Inn (E)
154-10 South Conduit Ave
132-26 South Conduit Avenue
Airway Inn (E)
82-20 Astoria Blvd.
Comfort Inn & Suites Airport (B)
60-30 Maurice Avenue
Courtyard Marriott LaGuardia Airport (L)
90-10 Grand Central Parkway
Crowne Plaza LaGuardia (M)
104-04 Ditmars Blvd.
Fairfield Inn LaGuardia Airport (M)
28-66 College Point Blvd
Fairfield Inn Long Island City (M)
52-34 Van Dam Street
Hampton Inn (M)
102-40 Ditmars Blvd
Holiday Inn Express LaGuardia Airport (B)
133-10 Horace Harding Expressway
Holiday Inn (B)
37-10 114th Street
LaGuardia Marriott (E)
26-66 College Point Blvd
Lexington Marco LaGuardia Hotel (M)
137-07 Northern Blvd
Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel (B/M)
135-20 39th Avenue
Americas Best Value Inn (E)
100 Union Avenue
Best Western (E)
101 International Way
Courtyard by Marriott (B)
600 Routes 1 & 9 South
Crowne Plaza Hotel Newark Airport (E)
901 Spring Street
Days Hotel Newark Airport (E)
450 US Route 1 and 9 South
853 Spring Street
Fairfield Inn & Suites Newark Liberty Airport (B)
618 Routes 1 & 9 South
Hampton Inn Newark Airport (E)
1128-38 Spring Street
Hilton Newark Airport (B)
1170 Spring Street
Howard Johnson Hotel – Newark (E)
20 Frontage Road
Marriott Newark (M)
1 Hotel Road
Ramada Hotel at Newark Airport (E)
160 Frontage Road (off Route 1 & 9)
Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel (M)
1000 Spring Street
Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel (E/B)
128 Frontage Road
Travelodge Newark Airport (E)
2735 US Route 22 West
Wyndham Garden Hotel – Newark Airport (E)
550 US Route 1 & 9 South
130 East 62nd Street
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
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.
MacDonough Street/Stuyvesant Heights
Brooklyn, NY (20 minutes from Manhattan)
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
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)
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
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
Rooms have kitchenettes and a generous continental breakfast is provided.
Jumel Terrace Books B & B
426 West 160th Street
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
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)
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.
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
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 Gracie Inn
502 East 81st Street
Price Range: $214 - $397 per night
(penthouse suite additional)
There are 13 apartments on 5 floors with elevator service. Provides a generous discount for long term guests. Complimentary continental breakfast delivered to your room each morning. All rooms have AC, Cable TV, WiFi Internet Access, CD/ Radio alarm clocks, safes and full private bathrooms, and daily maid service.
The International Cozy Inn
248 Lenox Avenue (122nd-123rd Streets)
646-248-1890 or 646-496-5268
All units come furnished with air conditioning, ceiling fans, a fully equipped modern kitchenette, an eating area inside rooms, coffee/ tea facilities, toasters, ovens, stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, DVD player, WiFi, cable TV, hair dryers, private bathrooms, towels, bed linens, and laundry services. Breakfast is not provided and maid service is not available. Studio apartments are approximately $1,190-$1,500/month. Daily rates are $99-$145.
The Sofia Inn
288 Park Place
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11238 (35 minutes from Manhattan)
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.
These rates do not include tax and are subject to change seasonally.
500 Riverside Drive (at West 122nd Street)
New York, NY 10027
11 guest rooms (maximum stay is 30 days)
Single/Double: $110-$140; Triple: $135-$145
1230 Amsterdam Avenue (at West 120th Street)
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
25 Guest Rooms. Single/Double: $135 and up with private bath. Complimentary breakfast included M-F. Local calls are free.
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”.
Check the following websites for a listing of discounted hotel rooms:
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.