Although many visitors to New York City opt to stay in Manhattan, Staten Island offers accommodation options that shouldn’t be overlooked. Only 25 minutes from Manhattan by ferry, the borough is home to attractions like the Staten Island Zoo and the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden. Here are the five best hotels on Staten Island.
This budget-friendly chain is a good place to stay if you have business in the area or are visiting family nearby. Each of the 107 rooms in this hotel features a 32-inch HDTV, a microwave and a mini-fridge. A hot breakfast is also included. Looking to work up a sweat? Head over to the on-site fitness room and jogging track.
Holiday Inn Express offers guests free high-speed internet and a complimentary continental breakfast. Each of the rooms has blackout shades, walk-in showers and a whirlpool or spa bathtub. For guests who want easy access to Manhattan, take advantage of the Staten Island Ferry, the terminal for which is 11 miles (18km) from the hotel and easily accessible by car or bus.
Just 20 minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport, Comfort Inn Staten Island is a convenient option for travelers. This is a completely smoke-free hotel that offers free coffee, breakfast and wifi. If you’re staying here on business, there are fax and copy machines that you can use.
The best of the budget chains on this list, the Hilton Garden Inn New York is just 10 minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport and 25 minutes from Times Square. Guests may request a cooked-to-order breakfast, and there is also room service. The 250-seat on-site restaurant, Lorenzo’s, offers Tony Award-winning cabaret performances on select Friday evenings and piano music on the weekends.
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