Hotels in New York Near JFK

by Laura Latzko

John F. Kennedy International Airport, a major airport in New York City, sits in the Queens borough. Hotels near the airport also sit close to other Queens attractions, including the city’s art museum, zoo, professional baseball stadium and science center. Many hotels that are close to the airport are also within a 30-minute drive or subway ride of major Manhattan destinations, such as Times Square. Most of these hotels have 24-hour airport shuttles. They also feature amenities for travelers, such as gift shops with toiletries and snacks.

Doubletree Hotel JFK Airport

The Doubletree Hotel JFK Airport is located next door to the JFK International Airport. The hotel provides tour booking and car rental services for guests who wish to see New York City’s sights. An on-site gift shop ensures guests do not have to go far for souvenirs, as it sells New York City T-shirts, shot glasses and hats. The hotel provides saunas, located inside the fitness center, for those who want to unwind. Suites have living room areas with sofas, multiple arm chairs and work desks for guests interested in relaxing or working. Bathrooms in suites feature Neutrogena brand soaps and an on-site restaurant serves a hot breakfast buffet.

Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel

The Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel sits about a half mile from the airport. For a reduced fee, the hotel allows you to park your car in its parking lot during your trip. A shuttle service takes you to and from the airport. As soon as you check into the hotel, bellmen and porters assist you with your bags. The hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center for busy travelers. Every Tuesday and Thursday, the Sheraton hosts a reception with complimentary alcoholic beverages such as beer and wine for business and leisure guests. The hotel’s restaurant serves made-to-order dishes, such as omelets, for breakfast and American-style foods for dinner. People staying in club-level suites have access to a lounge with a breakfast buffet and evening appetizers. The hotel does not just cater to humans; it offers dog beds and food bowls to guests with pets, upon request. A pet welcome bag contains items such as dog toys and pooper scoopers. Guest rooms come with down comforters and bathrooms with robes and slippers. Rooms also come with CD and DVD players.

Holiday Inn Express Kennedy Airport

The Holiday Inn Express Kennedy Airport is about a half mile from the airport. The hotel provides a 24-hour shuttle to the AirTrain JFK, which transports people to different airline terminals at JFK International Airport. For travelers, the hotel supplies a daily breakfast buffet with hot foods such as eggs, sausage or oatmeal. It also has on-the-go breakfast bags with items such as cinnamon rolls and fruit. For guests who need to check their email or get directions, the on-site business center has three guest computers. Guest rooms offer flat-screen TVs with cable channels or HBO. Rooms also have closet space and drawers, and the hotel staff provides cribs upon request.

Comfort Inn and Suites JFK Airport Hotel

The Comfort Inn and Suites JFK Airport Hotel sits about four miles from the airport. The hotel is located within a short walk or drive of restaurants such as Peking Chinese Restaurant, Romeo’s Pizza, and the Tropical Fantasy Bar and Lounge. For travelers, the hotel offers a daily breakfast with hot foods and drinks, such as waffles and coffee. For people who want to stay connected, the hotel’s business center has a guest computer with high-speed Internet access. Staff members remain ready to administer basic first aid at any hour of the day or night. Some guest rooms come with two-person hot tubs for guests who want a relaxing soak after a long flight or drive.

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