New York City’s least-known borough is about to become its go-to tourist destination. A Staten Island stay affords you lower rates, more historical intrigue, and Lady Liberty herself as a next-door (or, dock) neighbor. It’s never too early to plan your next vacation; here are the best boutique hotels in Staten Island, New York City to get you started.
Victorian Bed & Breakfast
Travel back in time at this 19th century treasure proving elegant atmospheres and hospitality never go out of style. At the Victorian Bed & Breakfast, you’ll enjoy the best of a bygone era, including original circa-1860 decor, full home-cooked breakfasts, and a luxurious ambiance once enjoyed by the likes of gangster icon Bugsy Siegel and 20th century film star Edward G. Robinson. If you care to tear yourself away from your decked-out digs, the Staten Island Zoo and Staten Island Ferry are just a brief trip away.
Harbor House Bed & Breakfast
The best views in the city (and in-the-know New York visitors) can be found at Harbor House Bed & Breakfast. Situated on the bank of the New York Harbor beside the Historic Alice Austin House & Park, this Staten Island establishment offers sweeping vistas of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, New York City’s iconic bridges, and the New York Harbor. Praised by previous guests and The New York Times alike, this boutique B&B is a must-book for sight-seekers.
The Wedding Cottage
Honeymoon vibes are what’s on offer at the Wedding Cottage, the romantic B&B operated by favorite Staten Island wedding venue the Historic Old Bermuda Inn. A former parsonage during the 1840s, this Victorian hideaway marries antique charm and contemporary amenities to suit your modern romance. Gourmet breakfast feasts, a cozy fireplace, and fairy tale interiors have love birds from across the country flocking to this spot.
Fort Place Bed & Breakfast
In New York City, location is king, making Fort Place Bed & Breakfast royalty around here. Situated just two blocks from the famous Staten Island Ferry and local landmarks Staten Island Yankees and Richmond County Bank Ballpark, this central spot provides you the best of the Big Apple in your own backyard. Featuring private floors, a skylight bath, and fireplaces overlooking Manhattan and the Verezzano Bridge, the hotel is an attraction in its own right.
This Staten Island spot believes the people who serve our country deserve to be served in turn. Open to everyone from the families of active duty personnel to civilians with connections to organizations like U.S. Public Health Service, the Navy Lodge provides perks you’ll only find in America. Complimentary breakfasts, in-room kitchens, private work spaces, and rates averaging at 45% less than civilian hotels are here to serve those who’ve served us.