Cheap New York Hotels

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Cheap New York Hotels are Available

New York City is notoriously expensive, but cheap New York hotels are available if you know where to look. Of course, cheap is relative. In New York City, expect to pay at least $150 - $200 per night, even at the least expensive hotels. For quality hotels at a low prices, consider the following:

The Belvedere

This modern hotel, located in the theater district, offers comfortable and affordable accommodations within walking distance to many New York attractions. The Belvedere offers 400 guest rooms, all with wireless Internet access, a marble bath, and an in-room safe. Some rooms also include a kitchenette. Expect to pay from $150 per night.

The Belvedere Hotel
819 W. 48th St.
New York, NY 10036
212 245-7000
800 784-1180

Comfort Inn Midtown

Perhaps the best cheap New York Hotel, the Comfort Inn, located in the city's theater district, offers comfortable and clean rooms starting at around $100 per night. Room rates include a complimentary breakfast, wireless Internet access, and free local calls.

Comfort Inn Midtown
129 W. 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
212 221-2600

The Envoy Club

This Murray Hill residential hotel offers studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments at affordable rates. Each suite includes a fully-equipped kitchen, cable TV, wireless Internet access, and a VCR, a DVD, and a CD player. Guests also have access to a range of services and facilities including a health club, housekeeping, a concierge, a pet attaché, and laundry and dry-cleaning services. Rates start at $170 per night.

The Envoy Club
377 E. 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
212 481-4600

Best Western Seaport Inn

Located at the southern tip of Manhattan near the South Street Seaport, the Best Western Seaport Inn is an ideal spot from which to explore lower Manhattan sights, such as Wall Street, Greenwich Village, and Ground Zero. The inn's 72 rooms include free wireless Internet access and start at around $160 per night.

Best Western Seaport Inn
33 Peck Slip
New York, NY 10038
212 766-6600

YMCA

No discussion of cheap New York hotels would be complete without mentioning the "Y." The three Manhattan YMCA locations - in Harlem, the Upper West Side, and the Upper East Side - offer accommodations at affordable, under $100, rates. Guests may take advantage of the YMCA health facilities and services include housekeeping, air-conditioning, and other amenities. For reservations and information, see the YMCA's website

The Hostels

New York City offers a wide selection of hostels - affordable, non-frills accommodations. Among these is the Big Apple Hostel, a 130-bed midtown facility, offering dormitory-style accommodations for around $30 per night.

Big Apple Hostel
119 W. 45th St.
New York, NY
212 302-2603

Cheap New York Hotels