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Best Long Island City Family Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Long Island City New York
3 out of 5
29-21 41st Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $84 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Overall, the hotel and front desk staff was nice and I enjoyed my short stay away from home, but there were a few discrepancies I did not expect for such a known hotel chain."…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Long Island City New York
Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View
3 out of 5
29-15 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $103 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (504 reviews)

"Great place to stay, secure at night and quiet environment"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View
Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel
2.5 out of 5
3934 21st Street, Long Island City, NY
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,196 reviews)

"Was clean enjoyed stay need to replenishment of water in guests cooler"…"

Reviewed on May 2, 2020

Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel
The Local
2 out of 5
13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $59 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (538 reviews)

"Really enjoyed my stay. They are trying so hard to keep guests entertained during this crazy time!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2020

The Local
Nesva Hotel
2.5 out of 5
39-12 29th Street, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $158 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (428 reviews)

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Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Nesva Hotel
Aloft Long Island City - Manhattan View
3 out of 5
27-45 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $95 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (469 reviews)

"I had a comfortable stay and had a beautiful city view."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Aloft Long Island City - Manhattan View
The Boro Hotel
4.5 out of 5
38-28 27th Street, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $109 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"Clean good service not loud and the rooms are nice"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

The Boro Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Queens/Queensboro Bridge
3 out of 5
29-27 40th Rd, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $89 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (963 reviews)

"Good customer service friendly employees nice location as well"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Queens/Queensboro Bridge
Four Points by Sheraton Long Island City Queensboro Bridge
3 out of 5
27-05 39th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $80 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"I found the hotel to very clean and sanitary, the bed was so comfortable I almost couldn't get up, overall my stay was a very pleasant one, I rate four points 5 stars."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Long Island City Queensboro Bridge
Holiday Inn - Long Island City - Manhattan View
3 out of 5
39-05 29th Street, Long Island City, NY
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4.1/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"I stayed at this location for 1 night. The view from my room was amazing during the day and at night. Fairly quiet."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Holiday Inn - Long Island City - Manhattan View
Z NYC Hotel
4 out of 5
11-01 43rd Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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4/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"room was nice and clean everything was 100 percent great no complaints only reason i cant give a 5 star review is there were no towels in my room upon arrival and when i called the front desk there was no answer so i had to go downstairs to request towels and when they finally arrived i only received ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Z NYC Hotel
Sleep Inn Long Island City - Manhattan View
2.5 out of 5
38-71 13th St, Long Island City, NY
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3.9/5Very Good! (910 reviews)
Nice hotel

"Nice hotel"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Sleep Inn Long Island City - Manhattan View
Quality Inn Long Island City - Queensboro Bridge
2.5 out of 5
30-03 40th Ave, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $81 per night
3.9/5Good! (560 reviews)

"It was cool..i have no complaint ..everything was in place i enjoyed my stay and i sleeped well thank you"…"

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Quality Inn Long Island City - Queensboro Bridge
Wyndham Garden Long Island City
3.5 out of 5
44-29 9th Street, Long Island City, NY
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The price is $104 per night
3.9/5Good! (994 reviews)

"Location near LIC galleries and restaurants was good."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Wyndham Garden Long Island City
Hotel Vetiver
3.5 out of 5
29-11 39th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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3.6/5Good! (992 reviews)

"Excellent staff were very kind and ready to help you if you need anything I would definitely recommend this hotel and will stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Hotel Vetiver
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Queens (New York City)
2.5 out of 5
37-18 Queens Blvd, Long Island City, NY
The price is $71 per night
3.1/5 (1,465 reviews)

"It’s a clean property, and it’s a great staff. Sunnyside is an awesome neighborhood"…"

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Queens (New York City)
Days Inn by Wyndham Long Island City
2 out of 5
31-36 Queens Blvd, Long Island City, NY
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3.1/5 (994 reviews)
Pleasant stay

"The hotel is located in a very nice area. It’s really relaxing and quiet. Check in was pretty easy. Our bathroom door was a bit annoying because it doesn’t stay open and the soap holder in the bath tub broke on its own before we could even use the shower. Overall, our room was small but we really ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Long Island City
Royal Stay Hotel
2 out of 5
3830 Crescent St, Long Island City, NY
The price is $61 per night
2.9/5 (964 reviews)

"Wasn’t super clean. But it was enough staff was great very polite and courteous."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Long Island City?

The destination of Long Island City is a good option if you've been considering a getaway with the kids. The island setting, museums, and local tours are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Arrange a flight into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is the closest airport, or Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Long Island City, you might want to consider one of the 26 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel - Offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and in-room refrigerators. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 2.5-star hotel.

The Boro Hotel - Offers free WiFi, free cribs, and a deli. This hotel is rated 4.5 stars.

Holiday Inn - Long Island City - Manhattan View - Features free breakfast, free WiFi, and in-room refrigerators. This hotel is rated 2.5 stars.

When Should We Visit Long Island City?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Long Island City.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 28°F
  • Driest months: February, January, December, and November, with an average rainfall of 3.69 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, April, August, and June, with an average rainfall of 4.49 inches

What Should We See and Do in Long Island City?

While you are visiting Long Island City, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as SculptureCenter, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, and 5 Pointz The Institute of Higher Burnin. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Bloomingdale's, Chrysler Building, and Barney's.

Long Island City is also known for its:
  • Art
  • Cafés
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Tours

Getting Around Long Island City

Long Island City has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. You can take advantage of metro transit at 23 St. - Ely Av. Station, Long Island City - Court Sq. Station, and Queensboro Plaza Station. To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Long Island City Hunterspoint Avenue Station or Long Island City Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's Long Island City like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Long Island City is a good choice. The island setting, museums, and local tours are just some of the things that make this a good place for family vacations. Take to the air and fly into LaGuardia Airport (LGA), which is the closest airport, or John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK), which is located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city center.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Long Island City?
Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel is a hotel with free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Z NYC Hotel and Hotel Vetiver.
How many family-friendly hotels can I expect to find in Long Island City?
Expedia has 26 hotels in Long Island City that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the weather like in Long Island City?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 37°F. Average annual rainfall for Long Island City is 50 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Long Island City?
While you and your family are visiting Long Island City, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as MoMA PS1, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, and The Foundry. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like United Nations Headquarters, Chrysler Building, and Grand Central Terminal.
What's the best way for us to get around Long Island City?
You can walk to nearby metro stations including 23 St. - Ely Av. Station, Long Island City - Court Sq. Station, and Queensboro Plaza Station. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Long Island City Hunterspoint Avenue Station or Long Island City Station.

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