Jump to content
Accomodation in New York
9 replies to this topic
Posted 16 February 2013 - 05:06 PM
Hey all, so in November I will be in New York from 22/11-30/11. So where is a good area or hotel that is not going to cost a bomb in New York, doesn't have to be in Manhattan, so please give me opinions on areas, hotels or short term rentals in New York. I want to book accomodation in the next couple of weeks due to it being over Thanksgiving week.
I will be coming in from JFK if that makes a difference.
Posted 16 February 2013 - 05:30 PM
Envoy club suites are great. full kitchens decent bathrooms on the same street as the empire state and right near the UN.
pretty decent prices as well
Posted 16 February 2013 - 05:36 PM
I was there in October last year with my sister for 8 days. We stayed in the Lower East Side at a short term rental we found on airbnb. It was awesome!! Very cheap, very close (about one minute walk) to the subway, heaps of restaurants/shops close by. Uptown was very accessible and we could walk to the Brooklyn and Williamsbourg bridges. I want to go back!!
Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:48 AM
We were there for Thanksgiving 2011. Great time to be in NYC.
You will find that any accommodation that is on the Parade route will be horrendously expensive for the day of Thanksgiving. I mean 5 x its normal price!
We stayed at the Eastgate Tower Hotel but it has now closed.
Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:55 AM
I stay at Travel Inn New York, it's just off Times Square and was a bargain I found completely by accident. For the dates you are staying you can get a double-double room (large room with 2 beds) for $300 per night. Your stay all up would come to $2782 which is great for Thanksgiving week.
Link here if you want to check it out: Travel Inn New York
I also have a review and more photos from my trip on my blog in a post about New York.
Posted 17 February 2013 - 07:14 PM
Defer to Trip Advisor for honest opinions.
We're staying at the Affinia Manhattan this year.
Posted 17 February 2013 - 07:18 PM
Have stayed at The Milford twice. It's one block off Times Square. It's been refurbished so the rooms are nice, but NYC small.
Posted 17 February 2013 - 07:30 PM
We stayed in a family room in the YHA. It was great. Close to a subway and very reasonably priced. We were there Christmas and New Year 2010.
Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:26 PM
I have stayed here, and recommended it to two separate lots of friends who also loved it. Price compared very favourably to a hotel room, and has so much more to offer. Chelsea is a great location, too.
There are lots of other possibilities on www.homeaway.com if that one does not appeal.
Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:29 PM
I second www.airbnb.com
I use it as a host and a traveller, and have only positive experiences. For half the price of a hotel in a crap area, you can be in a nice spacious apartment in a better area
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
"It dawned on me that I could do some catch-up work while he fed, but I needed something to help me hold a bottle and my smartphone."
A new mum angered by people suggesting women who deliver their babies via caesarean section have not "given birth" has challenged that misconception by sharing a photograph of her scar.
Actress Olivia Wilde and her fiance Jason Sudeikis are parents again.
A newborn baby is without the tip of one finger after a nurse accidentally cut it off with scissors.
It's a long overdue move for kids and parents alike.
If you've ever shared a bed with a dyed-in-the-wool doona stealer you'll know how frustrating it can be.
Special rituals, as well as favourite cutlery and plates, can make dinner times less challenging and a lot more fun!
Most mums of toddlers have a funny horror story about the time they turned their back for 30 seconds only to find mayhem on their return.
Surgeons at a New York City hospital have separated a pair of 13-month-old boys who were congenitally joined at the head, completing a rare operation that carried a risk of death and severe brain damage, their mother said.
Babies can sometimes get themselves into unusual positions while sleeping, but this youngster has the makings of an acrobat.
In the park near our house my partner and I have a bench. We paid to have it put there last year after our twin boys Fred and John died.
Vaginal or caesarean, bottle- or breastfed: it all influences our gut microbes and future health.
Getting well and falling in love with my son has brought a feeling words simply can't describe. But I didn't expect it to be a little heartbreaking, too.
Haven't we all needed more hands when travelling with babies and toddlers?
Rather than hiding her postpartum hair regrowth, author Giovana Fletcher has photographed and shared it.
With his bald head, light goatee and bulging arms covered in dark tattoos, Officer Kenneth Knox is an imposing figure.
A mother of six from the US claims that Facebook disabled her account because she posted a photograph of herself tandem breastfeeding a stranger's baby along with her own.
Top 5 Articles
Enter now for your chance to win 1 of 4 trips for two to Hawaii, staying at Outrigger resorts in Waikiki.
Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.