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Pod 39
3 out of 5
145 East 39th Street, New York, NY
The price is £90 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,951 reviews)

"Room was clean and good size to spent time. Also good access to Times Square or famous spots!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Pod 39
The Jane Hotel
2 out of 5
113 Jane St, New York, NY
The price is £98 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"It was a great experience! The staff was great and the place is definitely one of a kind."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

The Jane Hotel
Hotel 31
2 out of 5
120 E 31st St, New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,175 reviews)

"I mean, it's a budget hotel. But for what it is, it's clean, the staff was friendly, location is good. Elevator is terrifying but if you like the historic aspect it's probably actually pretty cool."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Hotel 31
YOTEL New York
4 out of 5
570 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY
The price is £117 per night
4/5Very Good! (7,241 reviews)
Love this place except for the noise.

"I love self-check in machine on the first floor it was quick and easy. My room on the 25th floor was awesome with a good view of the empire state building. It was quiet and I had good sleep. After I week they moved me to the 15th floor because they were going to renovate the entire 25th floor. My ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

YOTEL New York
Pod 51
3 out of 5
230 E 51st St, New York, NY
The price is £107 per night
4/5Very Good! (3,349 reviews)
Overall good

"Great location everything more or less on your door step. The room is quiet small but it’s perfect for two people since you don’t spend much time in it. The room is very clean! Road works throughout the night so the room is as very loud."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Pod 51
Hotel St. James
2.5 out of 5
109 W. 45TH ST., New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (3,500 reviews)

"Central location, near Times Square. Easy to get around. Very quiet in a busy city."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

Hotel St. James
Hotel 17
2 out of 5
225 E 17th St, New York, NY
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3.9/5Good! (979 reviews)

"Great location, Great price for Manhattan. Will definitely stay here again in the future."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2017

Hotel 17
Hotel Newton
3 out of 5
2528 Broadway, New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £107 per night
3.9/5Good! (1,244 reviews)

"Just what we needed at a reasonable price. Bedroom was small and not “new” but clean and everything worked well (A/C, lamps, TV, clock). Bathroom seemed newly refurbished and was spotless."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Hotel Newton
The Watson Hotel
3.5 out of 5
440 West 57th Street, New York, NY
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3.8/5Good! (4,641 reviews)

"I enjoyed my stay at the hotel. The room was very clean and face the street which I loved. Because I love sunlight in the morning. Great lounge that I will enjoy on my next stay!"…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2020

The Watson Hotel
Wellington Hotel
3 out of 5
871 Seventh Ave, New York, NY
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3.8/5Good! (3,535 reviews)

"Great location. Courteous staff and very clean. Cleaned daily."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Wellington Hotel
West Side YMCA
2 out of 5
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY
The price is £71 per night
3.6/5Good! (1,079 reviews)

"It was really close to Central Park and we loved that. But the room was too small."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

West Side YMCA
Salisbury Hotel
3 out of 5
West 57Th Street,123, New York, NY
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3.6/5Good! (5,180 reviews)

"I liked the location. I did not like the sofas and bed"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Salisbury Hotel
Mayfair New York
3 out of 5
242 W 49th St, New York, NY
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3.5/5Good! (1,179 reviews)

"Great location, just off Broadway and Times Square. Great staff, building a little bit run-down but my room was kept spotlessly clean - wonderfully comfortable bed. Good bolthole for an amazing city."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Mayfair New York
Vanderbilt YMCA
2 out of 5
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY
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3.5/5Good! (1,059 reviews)
Great for short stays

"Lovely staff from check-in to security to passing cleaners in the hall. All so lovely. Room and shared bathrooms where clean and I had no issues being disrupted by other guests. I did have the issue of VERY loud banging pipes which I was aware of thanks to other reviews so was prepared for but couldnt ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Vanderbilt YMCA
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
4 out of 5
45 E 45th Street, New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £154 per night
3.4/5Good! (9,353 reviews)

"Easy check in and very clean hotel would recommend and stay again"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
Americana Inn
2 out of 5
69 W 38th St, New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night
3.2/5 (996 reviews)
I'll be back !!

"Had to cut my vacation short due to the Covid19 outbreak as all flights were being curtailed and/or cancelled to Ireland, however, the staff were so helpful and friendly and the rooms, bathrooms etc. so clean and will be returning later in the year whenever this is all over to continue my holidays ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Americana Inn
Morningside Inn
2 out of 5
235 W 107th St., New York, NY
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2.6/5 (973 reviews)

"It was a lovely historical building within walking distance to Columbia University and a variety of restaurants and activities."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

Morningside Inn
Hotel Pennsylvania
2.5 out of 5
401 7th Ave, New York, NY
The price is £101 per night
2.6/5 (8,617 reviews)

"near to every thing in Manhattan, but old building"…"

Reviewed on 3 May 2020

Hotel Pennsylvania
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Frequently asked questions

What is New York like for travellers on a budget?
New York has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Times Square and Broadway, this destination is home to Bryant Park and The High Line Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in New York?
Based on reviews, Hotel St. James is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Hotel Pennsylvania and The Jane Hotel.
What's the weather like in New York?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 3°C. Average annual rainfall for New York is 1268 mm.
What is there to see and do in New York?
New York attracts visitors with its theatre scene and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Times Square and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Hunt for bargains with some shopping at Macy’s and 5th Avenue, or get outdoors at Bryant Park.
What's the best way to get around New York?
The most convenient airport is New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 11 mi (17.7 km) away: Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.). Take advantage of metro transport at Times Sq. - 42 St. Station, 49th St. Station and 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station.

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What's the best place to stay on a budget in New York?

Based on reviews, Hotel St. James is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include YOTEL New York and Americana Inn.

What is staying in New York like?

Travellers to New York give high marks for the popular theatre scene, entertainment choices, and fascinating museums. Vibrant and scenic, this city attracts tourists with its art and architecture. Top sights in the city include Times Square, Broadway, and Bryant Park. In New York, there are 2108 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place for a stay in New York?

Home NYC is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Central Park. Reviews from our site also recommend The Sherry Netherland and Hotel Giraffe by Library Hotel Collection as top options for your trip.

Queens is a vibrant neighbourhood known for its array of dining options and lively festivals. Other favourite areas in New York include Midtown and Upper East Side.

What's the best hotel for a stay in Queens?

With 239 lodging options to choose from in this neighbourhood, you're sure to find what you're looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, SpringHill Suites by Marriott New York LaGuardia Airport is the highest ranked property in Queens. This hotel is a short 15-minute walk from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favourite options in the area include Hyatt Place Flushing/LaGuardia Airport and Courtyard by Marriott New York Queens/Fresh Meadows.

What should I see while I'm in New York?

Known for its theatres, museums, and art, the city's cultural venues include Broadway, Radio City Music Hall, and Gershwin Theatre. Attractions like Central Park Zoo, Bronx Zoo, and Chelsea Piers are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Times Square, Top of the Rock, and Rockefeller Centre.

What's the best hotel to stay close to Times Square?

Adjacent to Times Square, The Belvedere Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices close by include The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City and YOTEL New York.