The Best Hotels in Long Island City – Queens

The Best Hotels in Long Island City – Queens

One of the questions I get asked all the time is: Is it a good idea to stay in Queens instead of Manhattan? First of all, Queens is huge, so you need to know where in Queens. But when people mention that, they usually mean Long Island City, this neighborhood in Queens that is super close to Midtown Manhattan.

I know it’s hard to choose the perfect hotel and location so you will find some options below with some of my top 10 hotels taking into consideration how close they are to Manhattan, how close they are to the subway and overall comfort and amenities.

Advantages of staying in Long Island City in Queens: more for your bucket. The rooms are usually newer or/and more spacious if you compare the rates between Manhattan and Queens. Or some might offer breakfast or gym… Another advantage: this area in Queens is super close to Manhattan and different subway lines run in the area. Which means you can get to Midtown Manhattan (Grand Central Terminal Lexington and 59th, Times Square) in about 5-15 minutes.

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Sonder – The Dutch

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Nice location, Manhattan views and comfy rooms.

Address: 39-35 27th Street, Long Island City, NY

Hyatt Place Long Island City

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Nice location, breakfast included, close to the subway.

Address: 27-03 43rd Ave, Long Island City, Queens, NY 11101,

Sonder Court Square

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Great location, close to the subway and comfy rooms.

Address: 45-06 Pearson Street, Long Island City, 11101


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Great location, nice amenities and Manhattan view.

Address: 27-45 Jackson Avenue, Queens, 11101

LIC Hotel

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Good location, close to subway, Manhattan views, basic but comfortable rooms.

Address: 44-04 21st Street, Long Island City, 11101

Hilton Garden Inn long Island City

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Great location, amenities, some view and close to subway.

Address: 29-21 41st Avenue, Long Island City, Queens, NY 11101

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