Along with its engaged community, quirky cultural attractions and growing restaurant scene, Staten Island also offers a variety of accommodations at better rates when compared with the more popular New York City boroughs. So whether you’re exploring Manhattan or giving Staten Island a chance, these cheap hotels in Staten Island make it easy to get where you’re going and relax when the day is done.
Fort Place Bed and Breakfast
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Fort Place Bed and Breakfast, Staten Island, offers a handful of guest rooms | Courtesy of Fort Place Bed and Breakfast / Hotels.com
Two blocks from the Staten Island Ferry in the historic St George district, this Victorian B&B includes lovely views of Manhattan and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Each of the three floors is its own private suite, complete with Art Deco furnishings, a bathroom and a fireplace. The first floor contains a king-size bedroom and kitchen, while the second and top floors have a queen-size bed and optional full bedrooms, suitable for families. With a continental breakfast and a prime location, Fort Place is a picturesque yet affordable option.
This recently renovated Holiday Inn Express near Freshkills Park includes complimentary shuttle service to the ferry, as well as free newspaper delivery, whirlpool and spa bathtubs and a 24-hour business center. If you need to host a meeting, the hotel has a meeting room to suit your needs, as well as a fitness center. Whether you eat in or take a to-go bag, make sure to grab a cinnamon bun with your complimentary breakfast – they come highly recommended.
Also in this vicinity, Comfort Inn Staten Island is noted for its friendly service. It offers the same amenities as other area hotels along with unique ones like 24-hour coffee and tea service and a complimentary three-day pass to a nearby branch of LA Fitness gym. It also has a public computer on the premises with fax and copy service, helpful for business travelers.
Right off the West Shore Expressway, Hampton Inn & Suites Staten Island offers a variety of accommodations. The spacious, equestrian-themed lobby features a fireplace and plenty of seating to enjoy the inn’s free daily hot breakfast, with a takeout option offered Monday through Friday. Other fun perks include the 24-hour convenience store and indoor pool with outdoor sun deck, as well as car-rental service and complimentary shuttle service to Newark Airport and the Staten Island Ferry.
Across the lot from Hampton Inn, the Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island offers rooms that are pricier but still affordable, especially since they include a lot for the price. With its collection of local and international artwork displayed around the hotel and its on-site restaurant featuring live music and monthly cabaret performances, the Hilton is a particular treat for culture lovers. Along with Lorenzo’s, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the 24-hour pantry and evening room service make sure guests never go hungry.