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For guest housing on or around campus: Teachers College Guest Housing | International House | Union Theological Seminary

For other nearby hotel accommodations:  Columbia Visitor Information

Location: 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Aloft Harlem is the first new hotel in Harlem in 40 years. It features loft-inspired design and style in one of NYC's most happening neighborhoods.  Steps from the legendary Apollo Theatre, Columbia University, and the 125th Street subway station.
Hotel Beacon
Reservations: 800-572-4969
Location: 2130 Broadway at 75th Street 
Rooms come furnished with fully-equipped kitchenettes, complete with stoves, refrigerators, and coffee makers, allowing our guests to enjoy the plethora of family-owned grocery stores and bustling delis that are so emblematic of the Upper West Side. 
Belvedere Hotel 
Reservations: 212-245-7000 / 888-468-3558
Location: 319 West 48th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues 

All rooms contain kitchenettes; laundry facilities are located on the premises.  25% off for booking 30 days in advance.

Reservations: 212-865-7711 
Location: 230 W. 101st Street
Offers clean, comfortable, and affordable New York City discount hotel rooms. Accommodations starting at $40/night.
Reservations: 212-324-3773
Location: 1717 Broadway on West 54th Street
Contemporary rooms offer free WiFi, desks with ergonomic chairs, flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels and iPod docks, plus minifridges and Keurig coffeemakers. Includes access to spacious fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights.
Empire Hotel 
Reservations: 855-265-7400  
Location: 44 West 63rd Street, between Broadway and Columbus Avenue 
Each room has wi-fi, flat screen TVs, and guests may use the fitness center.
Reservations: 212-932-2300
Location: 891 Amsterdam Ave
Located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. Offers Internet access, laundry facilities, and self-catering kitchen. Open 24 hours. 
Hudson New York Hotel 
Reservations: 212-554-6000 
Location: 358 West 58th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues 
This 1,000-room hotel features cozy "studios." Amenities include in-room safe, cable TV, iPod docking stations, and Ciel bath products. *High-speed internet is available for a fee.*

The Lucerne 
Reservations: 800-492-8122 
Location: 201 West 79th Street and Amsterdam Avenue 
The Lucerne features 250 deluxe oversized rooms and suites. Its offerings include complimentary wine reception (hosted daily), wi-fi, and newspaper. 

Marrakech Hotel NYC
Reservations: 212-222-2954
Location: 2688 Broadway
Offers modern amenities including free Wi-fi throughout the hotel, flat screen TVs, and CD radio or iHome players.

Reservations: 212-316-0055
Location: 235 West 107th Street
A newly-renovated hotel housed in a six-story, pre-war elevator building. Just 13 blocks (one subway stop) from Teachers College.
Hotel Newton 
Reservations: 800-643-5553 / 212-678-6500
Location: 2528 Broadway at 95th Street 
The spacious rooms are ideal for the budget conscious traveler.

Hotel Pennsylvania 
Reservations: 212-736-5000 / 800-223-8585 
Location: 401 7th Avenue at 33rd Street 
Complimentary breakfast, USA Today newspaper, and a Fitness Center are included. 

10% off all Classic rooms, 15% off all Penn 5000 rooms, 20% off all newly renovated Penn Plaza Collection rooms.

The Travel Inn Hotel  
Reservations: 212-695-7171
Location: 515 West 42nd Street between 10th & 11th Avenues  
This Midtown hotel has on-site parking for an additional fee and outdoor swimming pool. Wi-fi is available for an additional fee.
W New York - Times Square
Reservations: 888-627-9102
Location: 1567 Broadway at 47th Street  
W New York Times Square features 509 ultra- modern guest rooms and 43 suites. Their services and amenities include high-speed internet access, 24-hour fitness room, and Aveda bath products.

The Roosevelt

Reservations: 212-661-9600 

Location: 45 East 45th Street & Madison Avenue

The hotel is a quintessential Manhattan Hotel with Jazz Age architecture with rooms that combine traditional style with contemporary features. Rooms have comfortable bedding, solid wood workstations, and high-speed internet.



Reservations: 646-449-7700

Location: 570 10th Avenue

Description: The hotel utilizes technology with a "smart" design. It has a super fast wi-fi and a rooftop terrace.

(List last updated Sep. 2019)


Data Session

Our next data session will be held on June 18 (Sat) 9:30-11:30 am via Zoom.