Manhattan Bed and Breakfasts:
Affordable Indulgence

Manhattan bed and breakfasts offer a warm, welcoming atmosphere with charming rooms that reflect NYC local character. You won't find your ‘standard’ hotel room at these inns. A 'B and B,' as they are often referred

to, serve as a lovely, relaxing respite from a long, hectic day of touring or shopping.

B & Bs are a great option for couples, especially those seeking a romantic escape, and are also ideal for singles or groups of friends. They are not a good choice for those with traveling with children.


  • Most Manhattan bed and breakfasts are owner-operated, so the owners usually live on the property and manage them as well. As a result, you’ll receive great service along with a very personal touch. Understand that Manhattan bed and breakfasts' owners rely on word of mouth and repeat guests to make their businesses prosper, so this serves as additional motivation to please guests. You'll find that most Manhattan bed and breakfasts' owners see their venture as a real labor of love--this is a plus for you!

  • Property owners serve as the ultimate concierge. They can direct you to great restaurants, recommend the latest shows, advise you about getting to your destination, and more. They want to please you. They want you to love New York City!

  • Each guest house is as unique as its owner. You’ll find that each has a distinctive personality and feel that is all its own.

  • Customers are treated as real guests. You’ll feel right at home and unusually relaxed—what could be better on a true vacation?

  • Complimentary breakfast usually consists of full gourmet fare including home-made granola, jams, fresh coffee, and the like. You’ll feel like your staying at a rich friend’s home who just happens to be a fantastic cook.

  • Each Manhattan Bed and Breakfasts property offers peace and quiet--another welcome touch after a busy day.

  • Many offer luxurious bed linens, bathrobes, and other fine amenities to enhance your visit.

  • Many offer afternoon tea, wine and cheese, or other gourmet treats. This creates the perfect setting in which to chat with new friends and exchange ideas about great NYC outings.

Needless to say, there is an unlimited supply of Manhattan bed and breakfasts from which to choose. I’ve selected a handful that you will like. In many instances, these accommodations are considerably cheaper than standard hotels. I have not listed the ultra expensive ones.


Be sure to consult your New York City street map before selecting from my supply of Manhattan bed and breakfasts. Ensure that it is convenient to the majority of attractions you plan to visit or near a subway station or bus stop.


Chelsea Inn
46 West 17 Street

This lovely inn is comprised of two adjoining renovated townhouses in the great area of Chelsea. Within walking distance to major subway and bus services to all tourist destinations such as Times Square, Central Park, Chinatown, The Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Grand Central Station and Ground Zero. The inn is decorated in a Queen Anne style and features complimentary continental breakfast, safes, refrigerators, tea/coffee making facilities, WiFi, and cable TV. The Master Suite also offers a kitchenette and day bed. No elevators.
Rooms starting at $89
Discounts/Freebies: complimentary continent breakfast with homemade jams, breads, muffins and scones, Italian coffee and gourmet teas.

East Village Bed & Coffee
110 Avenue C
Between 7th and 8th Street

East Village Bed & Coffee is located in a loft-like townhouse in the East Village. It features budget-friendly, air-conditioned, cozy, themed rooms, shared bathrooms, fully-equipped kitchens, free WiFi, computers with internet access, a garden, and free use of their bicycles--a novel way to see the city. Conveniently located near buses and subways.
rooms starting at just $125
Discounts/Freebies: Free coffee, expresso and tea.

1871 House
130 East 62 Street

This inn offers seven charming, tastefully-decorated suite apartments featuring high ceilings, Oriental rugs, working fireplaces, lace curtains, colorful quilts, and authentic antiques that translate into old-world charm. You'll never believe that you are in New York City--you’ll swear that you took a wrong turn and landed in a quaint New England town. Housed in a lovely brownstone building, the elegant 1871 House is located in a quiet, residential area and features innumerable amenities and luxuries such as down comforters and pillows, and full kitchens. Rooms feature RVs, air conditioning, hair dryers, irons, and most have fully-equipped kitchens or kitchenettes. All-cotton bedding, country quilts, down comforters and pillows, shampoo and soap are provided. Beautiful breakfast baskets can be ordered for a fee.
Rooms begin at $185.
Discounts/Freebies: Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available in the ground floor reception area. Monthly rates available.

Ivy Terrace
230 East 58th Street
This lovely bed and breakfast is comprised of six studio apartment with high ceilings and hardwood floors. Each suite features a kitchenette that is stocked with breakfast items, an oven, microwave and refrigerator. Amenities include a flat screen TVs, High speed wireless Internet access, and more. Two rooms have a terrace. Each room is decorated with a unique flair. Rooms from $225 per night
Discounts/Freebies: Stay in January and February for the best rates. Free stocked fridge with breakfast items.

The Inn on 23rd Street
131 West 23rd Street
Between 6th and 7th Avenues

Located in trendy Chelsea, The Inn on 23rd Street is a lovely bed and breakfast with close proximity to galleries and a surge of new, top restaurants. A 19th century townhouse that was fully and lovingly restored in 1998, it showcases 14 unique, charming rooms all accessible by elevator. The inn features private bathrooms, elevator, satellite TV, family heirlooms, antiques, artwork, as well as modern conveniences such a two-line phones, data port, DSL, and bath amenities.
Room rates begin $100.
Discounts/Freebies: Free, fresh gourmet breakfast, free museum and gym passes: a great bonus! Enjoy 20% OFF food and drink at the Guilty Goose restaurant.

Stay the Night Bed and Breakfast
18 East 93 Street
Between Fifth and Madison Avenues

Located in a beautiful townhouse on the Manhattan’s fashionable upper East Side, this New York bed and breakfast offers a variety of Victorian suites--three with with Jacuzzis, two with a fireplace, and one with a full kitchen. Great location for museum enthusiasts--it's right next to museum mile!
Rooms begins at $125
Discounts/Freebies: 10%discounts are offered for stays over 7 nights anytime except some holidays.Free breakfast. 15% discount to all active-duty military personnel for any room, any time


Preparing a vacation packing list will help to ensure the most enjoyable and stress-free stay at any of these Manhattan bed and breakfasts. Forget to

bring something as simple as an umbrella, and you can be sure that there will be a 5-hour downpour. Not having a bandaid for your blister during a walking tour, can put a REAL damper on your day. Be prepared by checking out my packing list. You'll be glad you did!


If you are traveling with children, check out my best tips for keeping crankiness to a minimum! I guarantee that there is AT LEAST one tip that will help you during your holiday. Click here and scroll down to the very bottom of the page.

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