Cheap Hotels New York

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Cheap Hotels New York

Times are tough these days, and as a result, many people are cutting back on the luxuries they used to afford themselves - including taking much deserved vacations in NYC. But contrary to popular belief, you don't have to drain your savings to visit the Big Apple. In fact, some of the cheapest hotels New York has to offer are also among the city's best.

We've scoured every borough and neighborhood in NYC, checked prices high and low, and come up with a list of some of the best cheap hotels in New York City. Even though times are tough, tracking down the cheapest hotels in New York doesn't have to be. Keep reading to find out which hotels topped our list of the best New York hotels on a budget in Gramercy Park, the Upper West Side, and in and around Times Square.

Hotel St James Front Entrance in NY

Hotel St James Front Entrance in NY

Cheap Hotels New York Times Square

Not only is Times Square renowned for being home to many of the most popular tourist attractions in NYC, the Midtown Manhattan crossroads is also notorious for its steep hotel prices. Fortunately, a number of hotels in Times Square go against the grain and feature low rates for their top-notch accommodations in the heart of Times Square.

  • Casablanca Hotel: Featuring affordable rates, outstanding amenities, comfortable accommodations, and lovely decor, the Casablanca Hotel in Times Square is a diamond in the rough. From a complimentary wine and cheese tasting every evening at the Casablanca New York Hotel to fabulous freebies like continental breakfast, daily newspaper service, and wireless internet access, the low room rates aren't the only wonderful deal at this cheap Times Square hotel. 
  • The Portland Hotel at Times Square: Charming decor, unbeatable convenience and cheap rates await at the Portland Hotel in Times Square. This recently renovated Midtown Manhattan hotel is great for budget-conscious travelers who don't want to sacrifice comfortable accommodations and contemporary amenities for affordability.
  • Hotel St. James New York: Enjoy spacious accommodations and affordable rates at the St James Hotel in Times Square. Housed in a twelve-story pre-war New York City tower, guests at Hotel St James enjoy old-world charm and modern amenities in an unbeatable Times Square location.

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Thirty Thirty Hotel New York

Thirty Thirty Hotel New York

Cheap Hotels New York Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park hotels are an ideal choice for travelers who want to stay near top NYC attractions but don't want to be in the center of the hustle and bustle of Times Square. Gramercy Park in Midtown East is notoriously safe and quiet, as well as centrally located near Madison Square Garden, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and other famous NYC landmarks.

  • Hotel Thirty Thirty: You don't have to sacrifice style for affordability at the Thirty Thirty Hotel New York. The clean, comfortable, and contemporary European-style accommodations at this budget-friendly Midtown hotel come with a price tag far lower than you'd expect to find at Hotel Thirty Thirty's prime Gramercy Park location between Madison and Park Avenues. 
  • The Mave Hotel NYC: For stylish boutique hotel accommodations at budget New York hotel prices, the conveniently located Mave Hotel NYC on Madison Avenue can't be beat. Although small, guest rooms at the Mave Hotel feature chic decor and fine amenities including a flat-screen LCD TV, iPod docking station, and luxurious velour robes. Guests at this affordable Gramercy Park hotel are treated to great freebies like complimentary wireless internet access, continental breakfast, and use of the on-site fitness center at the Mave Hotel NYC.
  • Gershwin New York: The artistic atmosphere and stylish decor at the Gershwin NYC sets this hip Gramercy Park hotel apart from most other cheap hotels in New York City. Young travelers, creative types, and NYC tourists on a budget flock to the Gershwin Hotel for affordable rates, high-quality hospitality, and unique accommodations featuring original contemporary art by some of the most famous artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. For rates you'd be hard-pressed to find at even the cheapest hotels New York has to offer, consider a stay in one of the hostel-style guest rooms at the Gershwin NYC Hotel.

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1.
Morningside Inn
1
in Upper West Side

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Holiday Inn Midtown
2.5
in Midtown West

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$325* Details
3.
Sheraton Brooklyn
2
in Brooklyn

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Hotel Edison
2.5
in Times Square

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$349* Details
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St James Hotel
2
in Times Square

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$229* Details
6.
Salisbury NY
2.5
in Midtown West

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$479 you pay $360* Details
7.
Pan American
2.5
in Elmhurst

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8.
Belnord
2.5
in Upper West Side

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$176 you pay $158* Details
9.
Days Hotel Broadway
2
in Upper West Side

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$229* Details
10.
Hampton Inn Manhattan
2.5
in Midtown West

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$380* Details
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Riverside Studios
1.5
in Upper West Side

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Marrakech
2.5
in Upper West Side

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Holiday Inn Times Sq.
2.5
in Midtown West

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$372* Details
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Portland Hotel
2
in Times Square

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Hotel Belleclaire Guest Bedroom NYC

Hotel Belleclaire Guest Bedroom NYC

Cheap Hotels New York Upper West Side

Bordering Central Park to the east and the Hudson River to the west, the Upper West Side of Manhattan is home to the Lincoln Center, American Museum of Natural History, Columbia University, Grant's Tomb (who is buried in it?), as well as some of the most valuable real estate in New York City. The Upper West Side is also home to some of the finest affordable hotels in NYC.

  • Hotel Belleclaire New York: Deluxe accommodations with an inexpensive price tag await at the lovely Belleclaire Hotel New York. Offering top-notch service, spacious and attractive guest rooms, modern amenities and unbeatably low rates in a first-class location, the Belleclaire is one of the best hotel deals in NYC. The most affordable guest rooms at this stylish Upper West Side hotel feature shared bathrooms, but even the more expensive deluxe Hotel Belleclaire rooms that include a private bathroom are a great New York City bargain. 
  • Hotel Newton: Situated among the handsome brownstones of Manhattan's Upper West Side, guests enjoy affordable rates, comfortable accommodations, and charming decor at Hotel Newton NYC. This cheap Upper West Side hotel is a favorite among business travelers, families, and budget-conscious NYC tourists who enjoy the fabulous location (Central Park is just three blocks away!), tastefully-decorated spacious guest rooms, on-site dining, and unbeatable value at Hotel Newton. 
  • Riverside Studios NYC: Featuring some of the lowest rates in town, the Riverside Studios are perfect for travelers who want to enjoy the beautiful sights and lavish lifestyle of the Upper West Side without paying sky-high Manhattan luxury hotel prices. Although the studios are small and the amenities are modest, the price is right at the Riverside Studios NYC.

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Skyline Hotel Indoor Swimming Pool New York City

Skyline Hotel Indoor Swimming Pool New York City

Cheap Hotels New York Near Times Square

Midtown Manhattan hotels near Times Square are perfect for visitors who want to enjoy the popular attractions and endless entertainment of Times Square without hearing the loud street noise or paying the exorbitant room rates that often accompany Times Square hotels.

  • Skyline Hotel New York: The Sheraton Skyline NYC in Midtown West is one of the best and cheapest hotels New York has to offer for families on a budget. Guest rooms at the Skyline Hotel NYC are exceptionally spacious and feature double-paned windows that open to let the fresh air in and keep the street noise out, satellite cable TV with on-demand movies and video games, and mini-fridges to keep leftovers cold. Most notable among the fine features at this affordable hotel near Times Square is a heated indoor swimming pool on the penthouse level of the Sheraton Skyline, where guests can take a dip and enjoy picturesque views of the Manhattan skyline.
  • Americana Inn NYC: Located just four blocks from Times Square and a half a mile from Grand Central Terminal, the convenient location and inexpensive room rates at the Americana Inn make this Midtown Manhattan hotel a favorite among budget-conscious NYC tourists. Each of the five floors at the Americana Inn New York feature a common kitchenette equipped with a microwave, stove, and refrigerator, as well a shared bathroom at the end of the hall. While some travelers might be put off by the idea of sharing a restroom, they'll be glad to know that all of the clean and spacious guest rooms at the Americana Inn feature a private sink.
  • Travel Inn Hotel New York: Free parking, a spacious outdoor swimming pool and lounge deck, and modern fitness facilities are just a few of the premium perks guests enjoy at the affordable Travel Inn Hotel in NYC. Just a short walk from all of the entertainment and excitement in Times Square, the Travel Inn New York offers clean and spacious rooms, cheap rates, and comfortable accommodations in an unbeatable Midtown West location.

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