The 5 Best Hotels on Staten Island

Staten Island offers accommodation options that shouldn’t be overlooked
Staten Island offers accommodation options that shouldn’t be overlooked | © Nenad Basic / Shutterstock
Although many visitors to New York City opt to stay in Manhattan to be closer to popular attractions such as Times Square, Staten Island offers accommodation options that shouldn’t be overlooked. Only 25 minutes away 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 5 best hotels on Staten Island.

Hampton Inn and Suites Staten Island

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Hampton Inn and Suites Staten Island
Hampton Inn and Suites Staten Island is part of a budget-friendly chain | © Hampton Inn and Suites Staten Island / Booking.com

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.

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Holiday Inn Express Staten Island West

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Holiday Inn Express Staten Island West
Take a load off at the Holiday Inn Express Staten Island West | © Holiday Inn Express Staten Island West / Booking.com

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, which is 11 miles (18 kilometers) from the hotel and easily accessible by car or bus.

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Comfort Inn Staten Island

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Comfort Inn Staten Island
Comfort Inn Staten Island is a convenient option | © Comfort Inn Staten Island / Booking.com

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 Wi-Fi. If you’re staying here on business, there are fax and copy machines that you can use.

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Ramada by Wyndham Staten Island

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Ramada by Wyndham Staten Island
Ramada by Wyndham Staten Island is close to the CUNY College of Staten Island and Wagner College | © Ramada by Wyndham Staten Island / Booking.com

Thanks to its close proximity to the CUNY College of Staten Island and Wagner College, the Ramada is a good option for those visiting a student in the area. Moreover, Ramada by Wyndham is just a 10-minute drive from the Staten Island Zoo. Free Wi-Fi, a complimentary breakfast and a fitness center are available to guests during their stay.

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Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island

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Hilton Garden Inn New York / Staten Island
Hilton Garden Inn New York / Staten Island is part of a budget chain | © Hilton Garden Inn New York / Staten Island / Booking.com

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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These recommendations were updated on June 28, 2019 to keep your travel plans fresh.