I stayed at the Best Western Hotel for a week in December with my spouse. I really enjoyed my trip in New York.
Hotel was GREAT! Location is excellent for travelers (and for everyone, in fact). Only a few hundred meters to the subway and 10-15 minutes to Manhattan. I highly recommend the MetroCard. It's only 29 $/week and you can use it unlimitedly. Very handy!
The area near the hotel is okay: apartment buildings and a few shops (e.g. Subway and a little grocery shop, where you can buy beverages, stamps, bread rolls, candy...). Traffic can be a bit noisy at night, but I didn't mind.
Hotel is nice and clean. Some guests next door very quite the party animals and were noisy. (=Walls are thin. Get earplugs if you can't handle noise.)
Breakfast was decent: toast, bagels, cereal, donuts, apples, bananas, coffee, tea, yogurt etc. I liked it! Breakfast area can get crowded around 8-10 a.m. so if you want a place to sit while eating, come early!
If you are looking for a good hotel near everything, book this one! :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel, where guests will find friendly customer service and superior accommodations at an affordable price. Located just five minutes from public transportation to Manhattan this Long Island City hotel features well-appointed guest rooms with cable satellite television and free wireless high-speed Internet access. The Friendly staff at the BEST WESTERN Plaza Hotel is ready to ensure a memorable stay in Long Island ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Plaza Hotel Long Island City, New York