Lower East Side hotels

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What travelers to Lower East Side are saying

Fun, crowded and super weird - I liked it! I'd go back in a minute. Lots to do and tons of people around at all hours...being from Chicago, I'm accustomed to this pace. It is very expensive but it was a great experience. I cab'd it everywhere and didn't take the subway at all so I missed out on that part of the NYC experience but I had a great time.
MICHELLE G. Mar 29, 2015
I live in NY and chose to put my family up at the hotel during the holidays. Will definitely chose to do it again next year!
Jennifer A. Nov 29, 2015
So much to do and see! The food choices were amazing and we loved all that there was to do and see!
CMKEL May 18, 2015

  

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Authentic history and character oozes from the Lower East Side

The Lower East Side of New York City offers travelers unique charm, from its storied past to its gritty alleys and tenement complexes. Once a place of less-than-sterling reputation, the area now attracts visitors and locals from all five boroughs of the city. Travelers who want something different from the ordinary vacation experience find the Lower East Side fashionable, affordable and a contemporary haven for artists, music lovers and urban professionals. Bargain clothing stores, trendy boutiques, Jewish delicatessens, art galleries, French cafés, ethnic restaurants and velvet-roped nightspots create a multicultural blend as diverse and exciting as any cosmopolitan spot on earth.

Getting there

You can easily get to New York's Lower East Side by bus, subway or taxi. Four airports and six Amtrak train stations are within 30 miles of the city, and shuttles, buses, subway trains, car rentals and an interconnected public transportation system make getting anywhere in the city easy and fast. Driving a car in Manhattan can be problematic because parking is pricey and street parking often difficult to find. Hotels charge extra for parking, so be prepared for that premium if you’re going to drive. Visitors can hail a taxi directly on the street in the Lower East Side, and public transportation options enable them to get anywhere in Manhattan quickly.

Best time to visit

Visiting the Lower East Side is like visiting any neighborhood in New York City, climate-wise. Travelers can choose spring and fall for enjoying street festivals, outdoor entertainment and mild weather. Nonstop holiday partying occupies people in the city from the first of December until New Year's Day, and includes festive holiday window displays, nearby Rockefeller Center's famed Christmas tree, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and edgy Lower East Side live musical celebrations on New Year's Eve. Gourmet visitors can find the best tables during July and August, when locals depart the city for their own vacations and long weekends. Bargain hunters find the best prices from January to April, when hotels offer remarkable discounts.

Attractions

Lower East Side attractions include shopping, nightlife, art galleries and museums. Visitors can enjoy innovative, self-guided tours by using the Lower East Side Cell Phone Tour application, enabling them to listen to native New Yorkers explain what's important about various cultural sites. Other area attractions include:

Indie Rock Clubs

Rivaling the trendy reputation of any New York neighborhood, the Lower East Side features a downtown vibe and mixture of seasoned performers and emerging musicians. Many concert venues double as bars throughout the neighborhood, and these hotspots include The Mercury Lounge, Arlene's Grocery, The Living Room and Cake Shop, Delancey and Rockwood Music Hall. Visitors find nearly door-to-door late-night entertainment venues for all musical tastes.

Festivals

Festivals on the Lower East Side include the Lower East Side Film Festival, where BYOB screenings of emerging talent engage film fans, and the Hester Street Fair at the corner of Essex and Hester Streets. Activities and events include interactive gambling, the Grub Street Food Festival, music, games and pushcart shopping. Similar festivals occur throughout the year to celebrate the Lower East Side's Chinese, Jewish and Puerto Rican cultures.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

This cultural icon attracts scholars, visitors and locals who want to explore their immigrant roots. Dedicated to the city's waves of immigrants, the museum features costumed interpreters, sponsors walking tours of the Lower East Side, and re-creates typical immigrant living conditions at various times in history.

Lower East Side Hotels

Lower East Side hotels include bargain accommodations, towering hotels with all amenities, and trendy boutique hotels. You can easily find the best fit for your preferences in this eclectic neighborhood, whether you want to club-hop, shop, experience offbeat thrills, visit the more than 100 art galleries, or get easy access to indie record stores.

The Lower East Side offers a more gritty and genuine New York experience than visitors usually get when traveling. From burlesque shows to late-night diversions, the Lower East Side offers head-banging, shopping and cultural attractions like no other NYC neighborhood.

Recently booked Lower East Side hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/Downtown East
Lower East Side
8 hours ago 2 stars $89
The Sohotel
Lower East Side
14 hours ago 3 stars $131
Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge
Lower East Side
1 day ago 2 stars $103
Hotel on Rivington
Lower East Side
1 day ago 4 stars $204
BEST WESTERN Bowery Hanbee Hotel
Lower East Side
2 days ago 3 stars $105
W New York - Union Square
Lower East Side
4 days ago 4 stars $263
Hotel 17
Lower East Side
4 days ago 2 stars $84
Hyatt Union Square New York
Lower East Side
5 days ago 4 stars $199
Howard Johnson Manhattan Soho
Lower East Side
5 days ago 2 stars $139
Wyndham Garden Chinatown
Lower East Side
7 days ago 4 stars $137

Recently Rated Lower East Side Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Hotel Indigo LOWER EAST SIDE NEW YORK
Lower East Side
5.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $206
Blue Moon Hotel
Lower East Side
4.1 / 5
36 reviews
4 stars $143
BEST WESTERN Bowery Hanbee Hotel
Lower East Side
4.0 / 5
63 reviews
3 stars $105
Hotel 17
Lower East Side
3.8 / 5
267 reviews
2 stars $84
Hyatt Union Square New York
Lower East Side
4.6 / 5
18 reviews
4 stars $199
Wyndham Garden Chinatown
Lower East Side
4.3 / 5
16 reviews
4 stars $137
The Inn at Irving Place
Lower East Side
4.1 / 5
11 reviews
5 stars $208
Howard Johnson Manhattan Soho
Lower East Side
4.0 / 5
2 reviews
2 stars $139
Hotel on Rivington
Lower East Side
4.3 / 5
33 reviews
4 stars $204
Comfort Inn Lower East Side
Lower East Side
3.8 / 5
17 reviews
2 stars $86

Featured Lower East Side Hotels

From $199

1 Hyatt Union Square New York

4 stars
4.6 / 5 18 reviews

134 Fourth Aveunue

Rate includes 15% off

The newly built Hyatt Union Square New York is a Four Diamond Luxury hotel situated one block from the citys cultural Epicenter at Union Square in the Heart of the Silicon Alley. Antique Limestone...

Excellent Service
The front desk and staff was excellent and helpful at every turn. Very friendly!
Nov 30, 2015
From $204

2 Hotel on Rivington

4 stars
4.3 / 5 33 reviews

107 Rivington Street

FREE COFFEE, WATER and FRUIT DAILY

Located in New York City's culturally rich Lower East Side, Hotel on Rivington places you in the epicenter of downtowns energetic nightlife, historic architecture and Manhattans hip and creative...

Great hotel
I stayed in the high corner king balcony room. The view was fantastic. The room was great and the staff was wonderful. The bathroom was amazing the only thing that I didn't like was that when youre...
Sep 9, 2015
From $131

3 The Sohotel

3 stars
2.9 / 5 10 reviews

341 Broome St

The Sohotel celebrates its boutique features in the buildings exposed brick walls and cozy furnishing all while showcasing a refined modernized style in the lobby and common areas. With 100...

Friends Trip to NYC
The Sohotel really exceeded our expectations. The location was fantastic. It was close to multiple subway stops, close to Little Italy, Chinatown, and Soho. The decor in the hotel was great. The...
Jul 15, 2015
From $105

4 BEST WESTERN Bowery Hanbee Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 63 reviews

231 Grand Street

Save 15% on your stay

Situated in the heart of lower Manhattan, the BEST WESTERN Bowery Hanbee Hotel in New York is centrally located and ideal for vacationers and business travelers alike. Designed with a contemporary...

Better Than Expected
I didn't expect a whole lot for the price in NYC, but I was very pleasantly surprised. The room was nice and clean. I had no complaints at all.
Oct 28, 2015
From $299

5 Gramercy Park Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

2 Lexington Avenue

Gramercy Park Hotel is a member of Design Hotels The Gramercy Park Hotel represents a sensuous vision of artful diversity - Bohemia reinvented for the 21st century with an original combination of...

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS FAMILY TRIP
this was the ONLY hotel available after Hurricane Sandy had damaged the hotel we had originally booked for this trip... Altho priced WAY above our usual hotel choices. We were totally blown away. I...
Jan 20, 2015
From $208

6 The Inn at Irving Place

5 stars
4.1 / 5 11 reviews

56 Irving Place

A delightful Victorian townhouse in exclusive Gramercy Park. Built in 1834, The Inn at Irving Place comprises two restored Manhattan brown stones, which manage to retain their historic legacy...

Great experience
The Inn at Irving place provides a view into a bygone era. A stay at the Inn is a wonderful respite from the outside busyness of Manhattan. The service was friendly and attentive. I would stay at...
Oct 13, 2015
From $143

7 Blue Moon Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 36 reviews

100 Orchard Street

SAVE 15% - Non Refundable

Blue Moon Hotel, from architect Randy Settinbrino, is a masterpiece of style and turn-of-the-century elegance. Situated in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the 19th century building has been...

Love this hotel
Very comfortable for 6 people. Very pretty room and the housekeeping staff did an amazing job each day.
Jan 16, 2016
From $115

8 Holiday Inn NYC - LOWER EAST SIDE

3 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

150 Delancey Street

Discover all that downtown has to offer at the convenient, comfortable Holiday Inn NYC / Lower East Side. You are at the heart of everything; shopping, dining, entertainment and the arts. You are...

Perfect Spot for NYC Lower East Side
Great location if you want to explore the Lower East Side and Little Italy. Very friendly, helpful staff.
Apr 21, 2015
From $206

9 Hotel Indigo LOWER EAST SIDE NEW YORK

3 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

171 Ludlow Street

Immersed in a culture of creativity and surrounded by vibrant street art, experience life as a local at Hotel Indigo® Lower East Side New York. A custom mural by graffiti legend Lee Quiñones greets...

Romantic Getaway
Fantastic location for anyone looking to explore the 'edgy-chic' vibe of the Lower East Side. Friendly staff all around, quick check-in, free wi-fi, surprisingly large room for Manhattan...
Jan 20, 2016
From $263

10 W New York - Union Square

4 stars
3.9 / 5 14 reviews

201 Park Avenue South

Save 30% on your stay

Opulent. Bohemian. And everywhere in between. Bridging the gap between old and new, New York's famous landmark Guardian Life Building has undergone renovations and reemerged as the stylish W New...

w NY
very good hotel. would definitely recommend great beds
Nov 26, 2014
From $137

11 Wyndham Garden Chinatown

4 stars
4.3 / 5 16 reviews

93 Bowery

Modern, stylish and perfectly located, the Wyndham Garden Chinatown delivers exceptional service and amenities in the heart of downtown Manhattan. Just blocks from Little Italy's restaurant scene...

Awesome getaway
This Hotel was central located in Chinatown. Perfect location of restaurants and shopping. Staff was excellent and caring. Security was amazing.
Nov 15, 2015
From $1,149

12 Gatsby Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

3 stars
3.3 / 5 24 reviews

135 E. Houston Street

At the Gatsby Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection member in New York City, you can relax at our unique, boutique hotel nestled between the energetic Lower East Side, East Village, and the fashionable...

Awesome short trip
Short stay but staff and room were great, I would definitely recommend this to family and friends
Sep 3, 2015
From $84

13 Hotel 17

2 stars
3.8 / 5 267 reviews

225 East 17th Street

Free Wi-Fi

Staying at Hotel 17 in New York, you ll be in a location that s preserved the city s history and was featured in the 1993 film Manhattan Murder Mystery . The hotel s charm has made it a prime...

Great Stay
Lovely place, real old world charm in a pleasant area & just 3 stops on the subway to Times Square. Really couldn't fault the place, nice & clean & shared bathroom never an issue & always kept...
Feb 7, 2016
From $89

14 Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/Downtown East

2 stars
4.1 / 5 9 reviews

95 Henry Street

Begin your New York City adventure at the Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/Downtown East. Our new, modern hotel is located in the city's Lower East Side, convenient to Chinatown and Little...

LES
clean Modern updates and natural light! The beds and pillows are very comfortable.
Jul 27, 2015
From $103

15 Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge

2 stars
3.7 / 5 26 reviews

61-63 Chrystie Street

The Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge in New York City, is a hidden gem centrally located in Lower Manhattan in Little Italy/Chinatown. Walk to the subway for a quick ride to New York City attractions...

Awesome family trip
This hotel is the best one with good price and good location in NYC. It is in Chinatown and minutes walk to Italy town. Close to subway. Room is clean, bed is comfortable.
Jul 17, 2015
From $139

16 Howard Johnson Manhattan Soho

2 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

5 Allen Street

Save 20% On Your Stay

Explore New York City from this Howard Johnson Manhattan Soho in the heart of the Lower East Side near Wall Street, the World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial. Explore Chinatown, Little Italy,...

Pleasant stay
The breakfast was wonderful. I have traveled to New York many times, this was my daughter first trip to see attractions . The pope visit at the same time of our trip made it difficult to reach some...
Sep 27, 2015
From $100

17 Comfort Inn Near Financial District

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

154 Madison Street

This Comfort Inn hotel is conveniently located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, just two blocks away from a Subway station, making it easy to travel anywhere in the New York City area. We are...

From $179

18 Off-Soho Suites Hotel

2 stars
3.8 / 5 5 reviews

11 Rivington Street

JFK Int'l Airport JFK 15 miles, Chinatown 2 blocks, Little Italy & Soho 2 blocks, 2nd Avenue & Houston Street 2 blocks S

trip
not bad, clean. would stay again if necessary. was last minute and had the cheapest rate.
Apr 6, 2015
From $86

19 Comfort Inn Lower East Side

2 stars
3.8 / 5 17 reviews

136 Ludlow Street

The new Comfort Inn hotel is ideally located on Manhattan's Lower East Side and is within walking distance to Chinatown, Little Italy, the New York City Financial District, Wall Street, the...

Good hotel
Very nice location. Safe places in lower east town, very close to Chinatown and subway station. A lot of restaurants, bars, clubs, backery shops nearby. Definitely a good place to stay if traveling...
Sep 9, 2015