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Long Island CityUnited States of America

Come to Long Island City and enjoy its island views, art and cafes.

Experience the metropolitan area of Long Island City—skyscrapers, island views and sights from MoMA PS1 to P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.

Where to stay in Long Island City

MoMA PS1 showing outdoor art

Hunters Point

3.5/5Good!(11 area reviews)

While you're in Hunters Point, take in top sights like MoMA PS1 or P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, and hop on the metro to see more of the city at 21 St. Station or 45 Rd. - Court House Sq. Station.

Hunters Point

Top hotels in Long Island City

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
4 out of 5
8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY
The price is £108 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep

Located in Queens, this romantic hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Roosevelt Island, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and United Nations Headquarters. ...

4/5Very Good! (983 reviews)

"Very modern & clean hotel ! Took my wife for a surprise dinner because it was her bday and she loved it! Also hotel has food resturant & club lounge in the roof top👌"…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Hotel Nirvana
Hotel Nirvana
2.5 out of 5
12-02 37th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
The price is £69 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep

Located in Queens, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Roosevelt Island, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and 5th Avenue. United Nations Headquarters ...

3.8/5Good! (712 reviews)

"Clean room quick check in. Overall pleasant stay. Would recommend"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

Hotel Nirvana
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Queens (New York City)
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Queens (New York City)
2.5 out of 5
37-18 Queens Blvd, Long Island City, NY
The price is £82 per night from 22 Sep to 23 Sep

Located in Queens, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Astoria Park, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and 5th Avenue. Roosevelt Island is 3 mi (4.9 ...

3.1/5 (1,478 reviews)

"Good value for money. Their parking was full, so I had to use municipal parking. The municipal parking is very close, and it is reasonably priced ($12 per day), which is good. Staff were friendly."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Queens (New York City)

Popular places to visit in Long Island City

MoMA PS1
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MoMA PS1

Feel inspired, challenged and moved at one of the United States’ oldest and largest nonprofit contemporary art institutions, where experimental art flourishes.

Queensbridge Park
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Queensbridge Park

Explore the great outdoors at Queensbridge Park, a lovely green space in Long Island City. Experience the fascinating museums and acclaimed art galleries in this vibrant area.

Hunter's Point South
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Hunter's Point South

Explore the great outdoors at Hunter's Point South, a lovely green space in Long Island City. Experience the fascinating museums and acclaimed art galleries in this vibrant area.

Times Square
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Times Square

4/5(1,706 reviews)

New York’s infamous neon wonderland is hustle and bustle at its best, and an essential stop for all tourists.

Central Park
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Central Park

4.5/5(1,405 reviews)

Offering blissful respite from Manhattan’s concrete jungle, this is the perfect spot to rest weary feet or enjoy a picnic. 

Broadway
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Broadway

4.5/5(1,388 reviews)

Visit the dazzling theater district of one of the world’s most exciting cities. Enjoy the shopping, dining and street entertainment as well.

Top things to do in Long Island City

Private Tour of the MoMA
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Private Tour of the MoMA

£97
Per adult
Go New York Explorer Pass: 90+ Top Attractions & Tours
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Go New York Explorer Pass: 90+ Top Attractions & Tours

£51
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Top of the Rock Observation Deck: Flexible Date Ticket
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck: Flexible Date Ticket

£32
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
The New York Pass®: 100+ Attractions 1 All-Inclusive Pass
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The New York Pass®: 100+ Attractions 1 All-Inclusive Pass

£103
Per adult
82% of travellers recommend
9/11 Memorial & Museum Admission: Skip the Ticket Line
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9/11 Memorial & Museum Admission: Skip the Ticket Line

£22
Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
45 Minutes Central Park Tour
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45 Minutes Central Park Tour

£23
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Long Island City

3.9

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
13
5 - Excellent 20.3125%
4 - Good
32
4 - Good 50%
3 - Okay
18
3 - Okay 28.125%
2 - Disappointing
1
2 - Disappointing 1.5625%
1 - Terrible
0
1 - Terrible 0%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

15 Mar 2020

It look a nice area an close to Manhattan

5/5 - Excellent

Chris

18 Feb 2020

Great alternative to staying in Manhattan

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

21 Dec 2019

We love New York....2nd visit here. Buy a 7 day transport card. We were only here for 4 days and it still saved us money.....and it saves the hassle of finding places to buy a ticket. Go for brunch - great NY experience.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

10 Dec 2019

Queens is a multi cultural place, very safe, great views, excellent transport system, less expensive than manhattan island. Long Island City has a number of places to eat out around the place. Very nice place for couples and families

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

1 Dec 2019

I reccomend a meal at petes diner lovely friendly staff and remember a face

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

11 Nov 2019

Good area, never had any issues.

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