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JFK night terminal vs. hotel

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JFK night terminal vs. hotel

hi everyone, im going to NYC on december with my brother we are on our 20s....

we are arriving at JFK at 3 am, and are wondering if rent a hotel room near the airport or spend the night at the JFK termnial for a few hours until the sunrise....

any advice is welcome


ps.does anybody know a cheap hotel at JFK?

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1. Re: JFK night terminal vs. hotel

Are you staying in a hotel elsewhere in NYC for the rest of the trip? If so, is there a reason why you can't just go there?

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2. Re: JFK night terminal vs. hotel

Why can't you go straight to your hotel in NYC or are you traveling straight on from JFK? If you are traveling on and have an early flight out, I would stay at the airport. The hotels around JFK aren't all the nicest.


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3. Re: JFK night terminal vs. hotel

JFK does not allow passengers to sleep at the terminals. You will not be allowed to lie down nor will there be any restaurants etc. open for you. If you are prepared to sit up all night and don't want to spend the money on a hotel and are leaving on another flight in the early morning, stay at the terminal.

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