Home of the New York Yankees, the Bronx isn’t just for baseball lovers. In addition to the Yankee Stadium, visitors to this NYC borough can also explore the Bronx Zoo and the Bronx Botanical Garden, as well as “the real Little Italy” near Arthur Avenue. If you’re itching to visit the Bronx but are unsure of where to stay, here are the 6 best hotels, hostels and Airbnbs in the area.
Chic Bronx Hostel
Adventurous travelers will love staying in this hostel-style apartment in the Bronx. Guests can rent out this space by the bed, and everyone sleeps in bunk beds in a shared room. This accommodation is a perfect place to rest your head if you’re looking to connect with other travelers or simply want the authentic New York City experience. Although guests share the same bedroom and living space, lockable storage is available should you want to put away your things while you’re out exploring the city.
Once home to the Bronx Opera House, this historic hotel in the South Bronx is guaranteed to wow visitors. General hotel amenities include concierge service, a continental breakfast and complimentary cookie hour. As a bonus, this hotel is conveniently located near Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Bronx Botanical Garden.
This SoBro townhome is like a home away from home | Courtesy of Charlie / Airbnb
Visitors will feel completely at home in this tranquil SoBro townhome. The 6 train is a convenient five-minute walk away, making it easy to reach Manhattan’s main attractions. Even better, previous guests have commented on how clean, cozy and comfortable this space is. The hosts are also willing to pick up visitors from the airport if arrangements are made ahead of time.
This private man cave is perfect for singles or couples | Courtesy of Dennis / Airbnb
Don’t let the name of this Airbnb fool you. This private man cave is a great place to stay for both singles and couples. This Airbnb has everything you need to unwind after a long day, including a fireplace, cable TV and a large bathroom complete with a rain showerhead. Guests will also receive a complimentary bottle of wine if they stay for two or more nights. Although located north of Manhattan, guests can take the Metro-North Railroad to Grand Central Station and easily explore the city from there.
This cozy, modern apartment is only 30 minutes from NYC | Courtesy of Beverline / Airbnb
Just 30 minutes away from downtown Manhattan is this sunny, modern apartment. This two-bedroom apartment is just seven minutes from the Bronx Zoo, and it’s also close to the 2, 5 and 6 trains. Visitors hoping to live like real New Yorkers but who need a quieter place to relax at night will love this stylish Airbnb.
This newly renovated apartment in the heart of the Bronx looks like something straight from Pinterest. Complimentary snacks and beverages are set out for guests to enjoy, and the kitchen is fully equipped. Plus, the room-darkening shades in the bedroom make it easier to sleep in no matter how early the sun rises.