Recommended Hotel: Edge Hotel
Why: Good for a Special Occasion, Complimentary Breakfast, Valet Parking
The only hotel in walking distance of the 168th Street Subway station is the Edge Hotel. It’s a boutique hotel that generally costs around $192/night. In online reviews, guests describe Edge Hotel as cozy, yet modern. Rooms are small, but nicely organized so that you have everything you need. The hotel is decorated with modern art, and the highlights include pieces by Harold Krisel and Chris Pieretti. The Edge Hotel is a nice place to stay to celebrate a special occasion in the area.
About Upper Manhattan
Who is Best for this Location?
A good area for cyclist to setup shop and bike deeper into Manhattan along the river front trail systems. Washington Heights is home to a boutique hotel that isn’t too far outside of Manhattan.
Neighborhood Vibe: The Washington Heights area of Upper Manhattan sits between the Hudson River and Harlem River. It’s a vibrant urban area lined with riverside parks; you can walk from one park to the other in just thirty minutes.
Getting Around: From 168th Street, it’s 25 minutes on the Subway to Times Square. The fastest way to get anywhere that’s not in walking distance is by Subway. Taxis are also readily available.
What to Eat: The Tamale Guy stand is just steps from the 168th Street Subway station and a pollo tamale makes a great, quick lunch. For something a little nicer, Marcha Cocina is a tapas bar with good cocktails.
Things to Do: If you like to walk, you’ll have plenty to do in this area. Both Fort Washington Park and Highbridge Park have numerous walking trails. In the summer, street festivals crop up regularly including the Summer Art Stroll.
Book #1 Upper Manhattan Hotel – Edge Hotel
|Weekday Avg. Rate $192|
|Weekend Avg. Rate $195|
|Transit System||NYC Subway|
|Closest Station||168th Street|
|Blocks to Station||1|
|Manhattan Destination||Times Sq - 42 St|
|Commute Time||25 mins|
|Parking||Valet only, $55/day (standard sized) and $65/day (oversized)|
|Breakfast||Free buffet cold items|
|Airport Shuttle||No shuttle|
|Area Shuttle||No shuttle|
|Gym||Cardio machines and free weights|
|Smoking Rooms||Non-smoking property wide.|
|Room Type||Deluxe rooms available, and standard 1 queen, or 2 doubles|
|Pets||No Pets Allowed|