Although JFK Airport has no operating hotels on premises at the moment, there is a wide variety of hotels and motels conveniently located near JFK Airport.
If you are flying to or from this location and planning to stay one night at JFK airport, there are several options, from budget accommodation to luxury suites, within short distance from the airport.
Airport Accommodation at and near JFK Airport
In 2009, the Hotel Association of New York City had around 270 hotels registered in its database, meaning that there are at least 75,00 rooms available in NY city for tourists and business travellers. This, however, does not include single room occupancy (SRO), an American term that refers to houses or flats being divided into rentable rooms.
The most common type of accommodation in and around JFK Airport are hotels that can range from cost-effective rooms to the most luxury suites within only 2 miles from JFK airport’s main entrance. Recent studies show that almost 60% of departing passengers in JFK Airport are leisure travellers, while business travellers account for nearly 30%. Either if you are spending your holiday in New York or are flying to JFK to “do some business”, we recommend you to have a look at our exclusive selection of hotels at JFK airport above.
JFK Airport Hotels
Although there is one on-site hotel at JFK Airport with more than 450 rooms that has been a Ramada Plaza, part of Forte Hotels and previously the Travelodge, the Port Authority decided to close the hotel on December 2009 due to “declining aviation activity and a need for substantial renovation”.
There are, however, several hotels within only 3 miles from the airport. Click here for a list of hotels near JFK Airport.
How to get to the hotel from JFK Airport?
Many JFK Airport hotels offer courtesy shuttles to and from the airport. To get a hotel shuttle from JFK Airport, take AirTrain to Federal Circle Station, and follow the “Courtesy Hotel Shuttles” signs. If you would like to get in touch, you can call (800) 733-7666 (fees may apply) and telephone services for the hotel courtesy shuttles are located at the AirTrain Federal Circle Station and at T1, T4 and T7 in the arrivals area ($5 Service Charge for making reservations).
Taxi Services are also available at the airport. For information on taxi transfers, please visit our JFK Airport Taxis dedicated section.
Hotels and Accommodation in Central New York City
Although widely known as “the city that never sleeps”, New York offers a great variety of hotels situated at or near the center for those who actually need to rest after visiting this thrilling city. From the cheapest deals to the most extravagant and luxury rooms, NY hotels will fulfill the needs and requirements of any visitor. Have a look at any of the hotels listed above to see hotels and prices at New York City center.
Business Travellers at JFK Airport
Business Travellers at the airport will find that even though there are no on-site hotels currently operating at the airport, the proximity of the hotels surrounding JFK Airport and the courtesy hotel shuttles are ideal and will perfectly meet their business needs.