Temporary Housing and Hotels

Please see below for listings of temporary housing options on campus and Columbia-preferred hotels. 

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Columbia Temporary Housing Resources

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

International House 
500 Riverside Drive (at West 122nd Street) 
(212) 316-8473 

Teachers College 
1230 Amsterdam Avenue (at West 120th Street)
(212) 678-3235 

The Towers at CCNY
401 West 130th Street
Single Occupancy Bedrooms in 2 - 4 Bedroom Suites - Academic Year Agreements 

Union Theological Seminary - Landmark Guest Rooms 
3041 Broadway (at West 121st Street) 
(212) 280-1313

Off-Campus Housing Assistance (OCHA)-Columbia University 
OCHA manages a Housing Registry which includes available rooms and apartments in non-Columbia-owned buildings and sublets of units in Columbia-managed housing. 

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Columbia Preferred Hotels

Columbia has negotiated rates with 11 preferred hotels in New York City.  The preferred hotels are located throughout Manhattan and offer guests a variety of amenities.

Visit Columbia University's Travel Portal for information on visitor parking, local and international transportation, campus maps, and more. 

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Additional Temporary Housing Options

Most options listed below have a 30-day minimum. These options are considered to be “corporate housing” as the product is usually reliable, dates can be very flexible, but pricing can be very high.

AKA
See below for locations; functions like a hotel.
Central Park, 42 West 58th Street
Times Square, 123 West 44th Street
Sutton Place, 330 East 56th Street
United Nations, 234 East 46th Street

Wall Street, 84 William Street

Tribeca, 85 West Broadway
Special discounted rates (10% off best available rate) to the Columbia community.
Contact: Hande Demirkaya Kaplan, Sales Manager at 646-744-1216 or 212-764-5700.

Bridge Street 
1-800-278-7338 
Variety of locations with apartments in rental buildings; fully furnished apartments.

Bristol Plaza
210 East 65th Street 
(212) 826-9000 
Functions like a hotel; fully-furnished apartments.

Chelsmore Apartments
205 West 15th Street
(212) 924-7991 
Furnished and unfurnished apartments.

City Sonnet
Four fully-furnished one and two-bedroom loft apartments in Long Island City.

Corporate Stays  
Short to long-term stays in locations throughout Manhattan, and the world.   

Executive Plaza
150 West 51st Street (7th Avenue)
(212) 262-1755
Fully-furnished studio, one and two bedroom apartments.

Furnished Habitat 
Fully-furnished apartments located throughout Manhattan for stays from 30 days up to one year.  Cost varies depending on building type, size of apartment and location.  

Furnished Quarters 
(212) 367-9400 
Variety of locations with apartments in rental buildings. Fully-furnished studio, one and two bedroom apartments.

Globe Quarters
(212) 842-1202 
310 East 55th Street and 222 East 39th Street
Fully-furnished studio, one, and two bedroom apartments.

Hotel Alexander 
306 West 94th Street
(212) 665-0003
Low cost hotel rooms can be rented longer-term. 

Maison International 
(212) 462-4766 
Variety of locations, sizes, prices, and availability of apartments in rental buildings. Apartments may or may not include utilities, linens, etc. Real estate brokers - 15% of the annual rent as broker's fee applies.

Marmara-Manhattan
301 East 94th Street
(212) 427-3100 
The building has 108 studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Can also be rented on a nightly basis, but hotel taxes will apply.

Nectar Furnished Apartment
(800) 419-7576
Various locations throughout Manhattan.

New York Habitat 
(212) 255-8018 
Variety of locations for furnished and unfurnished apartments and rooms in New York City.  A three-day minimum stay is required, but there is no maximum. There is a broker's fee for all rentals.

Oakwood
(877) 902-0832
Variety of locations with apartments in rental buildings. Fully-furnished studio, one and two bedroom apartments.

The Phillips Club
155 West 66th Street 
(212) 835-8800 
Luxury property with fully-furnished apartments.

Premier Furnished Solutions
(888) 883-4888
Variety of locations with apartments in rental buildings with fully-furnished studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments.

Radio City Apartments
142 West 49th Street (Between Ave. of the Americas and 7th Ave.)
(212) 730-0728 or (877) 921-9321 
Studio, one and two bedroom apartments available.

Silver Suites Residences
Apartments are in two locations – Beekman Towers and Silver Towers – and range from studios to three-bedrooms. For more information, call 866.204.1185 or email suites@silvprop.com.

Sutton Court Hotel Residences 
417 East 57th Street (between First Avenue and Sutton Place)
(212) 935-3300
New luxury furnished studio suites, one bedroom suites and duplexes.

Taylor Made
(646) 684-4818
Various locations throughout Manhattan.

 

Westchester County

66 Main 
66 Main Street, Yonkers, NY, 10701
It will take approximately 25 minutes to drive to Columbia and less than an hour door-to-door on Metro-North.

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.

Affordable New York City
Locations all over the city 
Represent B&B locations all over the city. Contact them through their website.

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 
Economy and standard rooms share baths, deluxe rooms have private bathrooms. Accommodations include continental breakfast.

475 West 144th Street B & B
475 West 144th Street
(929) 321-2031

Greenwich Village Habitue
80 Horatio Street
(212) 243-6495
Private apartments available in a 1830's Federal brownstone building in the historic West Village and Meatpacking District of New York City. A four-night minimum stay is required - single or double occupancy. 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. 

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.

Harlem Grand B&B
343 West 122nd Street
Call (646) 807-9789 or (917) 848-1748 for reservations
or e-mail harlemgrand@gmail.com

The International Cozy Inn
248 Lenox Avenue (122nd-123rd Streets)
646-248-1890 or 646-496-5268

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. 

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.

Sara’s Homestay
(212) 564-5979 
There are a wide range of “homestay” apartments, shared apartments, and furnished apartments.

This type of accommodation usually has fully furnished private or shared rooms, shared bathrooms, and sometimes access to a kitchen. 

Central Park Inn
19 West 103rd Street (between Central Park West and Manhattan Avenue)
(212) 678-0491
info@centralparkinn.com

Chelsea International Hostel 
251 West 20th Street (Between 7th & 8th Avenue) 
(212) 647-0010 

De Hirsch Residence 
(Operated by the 92nd Street YM-YWCA
1395 Lexington Avenue (at 92nd Street) 
(212) 415-5660 
Minimum stay is 30 days and maximum is one year. The baths and kitchens are shares, and must apply a couple of months in advance. 

Educational Housing Services
Dormitory and single room accommodations in facilities located in Manhattan and Brooklyn.  Rooms are rented by the semester to students and interns.  Pricing and amenities vary according to location.

Harlem YMCA 
180 West 135th Street (Between 7th Avenue and Lenox Avenue) 
(212) 912-2100 
Maximum stay is 28 days.

The Hostel Handbook 
Search for hostels throughout the United States by location.

Hosteling International 
891 Amsterdam Avenue (at 103rd Street) 
(212) 932-2300 
Kitchen and bath are shared.

International Student Center 
38 West 88th Street (at Central Park West) 
(212) 787-7706 
Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance, or check possible availability the morning you want to stay. There is a two-week minimum stay.  Kitchen and bath are shared.

Jazz on the Park 
36 West 106th Street (between Central Park West and Manhattan Avenue) 
(212) 932-1600 

Jazz on Columbus Circle
940 8th Avenue
(646) 876-9282

Student Housing Works
Several locations in Manhattan
(908) 977-6253

Vanderbilt YMCA 
224 East 47th Street (Between 2nd & 3rd Avenues) 
(212) 912-2504

West Side YMCA
5 West 63rd Street (at Central Park West)
(212) 912-2625

Rooms are usually private, furnished rooms with a shared bath. Cooking facilities are usually not available, but may have up to two meals provided. Reservations should be made a few months in advance.

Centro Maria Residence 
539 West 54th Street (Between 10th and 11th Avenues) 
(212) 757-6989

Jeanne D'Arc Residence 
253 West 24th Street 
(212) 989-5952 
There is a long waiting list; it’s best to call at the end of the month for an application. Prefer six- month minimum stay. Women only.

Kolping House 
165 East 88th Street 
(212) 369-6647
Rate includes lunch or dinner, Monday-Friday. There is a shared bath.  Make reservations 3 months in advance.  Maximum stay is 3 months, but need-based exceptions are made. Preference is given to graduate or international students. Operated by the Catholic Kolping Society of New York.  Men only.

Markle Evangeline Residence
123 West 13th Street
(212) 242-2400
Nicely appointed and furnished single, double, and quad rooms with private baths. Nicely appointed and furnished single, double, and quad rooms with private baths, and includes 2 meals of choice daily. Women only. Owned and operated by the Salvation Army. 

Sacred Heart
432 West 20th street (Between 9th and 10th Avenues)
(212) 929-5790
Breakfast and dinner are included Monday through Friday. There is a curfew. Women only. 

St. Joseph Immigrant Home
425 West 44th Street (9th-10th Avenues)
(212) 246-5363
Affordable rooms provided for students and professional women, between the ages of 18 and 40.

St. Mary's Residence 
225 East 72nd Street 
(212) 249-6850
Shared bathrooms, meals are not served, but a kitchenette is available. There is a laundry room on each floor. Smoking is not permitted in the building. Women only.

The Webster Apartments 
419 West 34th St. (bet. 9th & 10th Ave.)      
(212) 967-9000
Minimum stay is 4 weeks. Rates include two meals each day. No guests after midnight. Women only.

The following websites have direct listings from owners of apartments with rooms or entire apartments to rent. The locations, availability and pricing vary considerably.  Most of these websites have minimal oversight.

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.

Columbia Preferred Hotels
Columbia has negotiated rates with 11 preferred hotels in New York City.  The preferred hotels are located throughout Manhattan and offer guests a variety of amenities.

Columbia University Travel Portal
Visit Columbia University's Travel Portal for information on visitor parking, local and international transportation, campus maps, and more. 

Upper West Side/Morningside Heights

Beacon Hotel* (B/M)
2130 Broadway (at 74th Street)
(212) 787-1100 x2 or 1-800-572-4969
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.
reservations@beaconhotel.com

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

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
800-643-5553
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.

The Lucerne Hotel* (B/M)
201 West 79th Street (at Amsterdam Avenue)
800-492-8122 
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link

The Mandarin Oriental (L)
80 Columbus Circle (at Broadway and 60th Street)
(212) 805-8800 or 1-866-801-8880

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

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)
800-724-3136

Washington Heights

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

Harlem

Aloft Hotel* (M/L)
2296 Frederick Douglas Boulevard (between 123rd and 124th Streets)
(212) 749-4000
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link.

Midtown/Chelsea

1 Hotel Central Park (L) 
1414 Avenue of the Americas (58th Street)
1-877-288-1111

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

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

Affinia - Suite Hotel 
371 Seventh Avenue (32nd Street) 
(212) 563-1800 

Algonquin (L)
59 West 44th Street
(212) 840-6800

Baccarat Hotel (L)
28 West 53rd Street
1-866-957-5139

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

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

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
(212) 391-0088 

Crown Plaza Times Square Hotel (L)
1605 Broadway (49th Street)
1-877-834-3613

Distrikt Hotel (M)
342 West 40th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)
(212) 706-6100

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

The Dream Hotel (M/L)
210 West 55th Street
(212) 247-2000

Eventi Hotel (L)
851 Avenue of the Americas (between 29th and 30th Streets)
(212) 564-4567

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

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

Hudson Hotel* (B/M) 
356 West 58th Street
(212) 554-6000
Request the Columbia University rate, or book online with the following link

InterContinenal New York Times Square Hotel (L)
300 West 44th Street
(212) 803-4500

Leo House (E)
332 West 23rd Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues)
(212) 929-1010

The London NYC/RIGHA Royal Hotel (M/L)
151 West 54th Street
(212) 307-5000

Marriot Courtyard Central Park (M/L)
1717 Broadway (54th St)
(212) 324-3773
Request the Columbia University rate, or book with the following link

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse (M)
33 West 37th Street (between 5th Ave. and Avenue of the Americas)
(212) 448-1024

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

New York Marriott Marquis (B/M/L) 
1535 Broadway 
(212) 398-1900  

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 48th Street) 
(212)765-7676  

Riff Chelsea Hotel (B)
300 West 30th Street (off 8th Avenue)
(212) 244-7827

Row NYC (E) 
700 8th Avenue (44th Street) 
(212) 869-3600 or 1-888-352-3650

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

Sanctuary Hotel (M/L)
132 West 47th Street 
(212) 234-7000 or 1-800-388-8988 

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

Six Columbus  (M)
6 Columbus Circle / 308 West 58th Street
1-877-626-5862

The Travel Inn Hotel* (M)
515 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues)
(212) 695-7171

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