In the Heart of Brooklyn - Independent Stays in New York

New York City never fails to surprise even if you have visited the city many times before. Newbies will soon come to realize that there are many things to do and see beyond the major attractions. If you prefer to stay in one of New York’s most popular areas, Brooklyn, know which hotel to choose for a unique and independent stay. Whether it’s a two or four-star hotel, there’s something for everyone.

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Brooklyn Motor Inn

Located in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Motor Inn is a relatively cheap place to stay. It offers you major sites right at your doorstep, such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Battery Park, and the 9/11 Memorial. This Red Hook neighborhood offers many restaurants, bars, and shopping opportunities. Rates start at $114 per night, and the rooms include free Wi-Fi, microwaves, and fridges. Free parking is available, and there’s also a business center on site.

Hotel Le Bleu

Hotel Le Bleu is a three-star boutique hotel bringing you a modern, light interior; free breakfast to fuel for the day; and complimentary Wi-Fi and parking. There’s also a pool available for a relaxing swim. Rooms include coffee makers with Starbucks coffee and free newspapers. Some rooms even offer a view on the Brooklyn skyline. Standard room rates start at $200. The Park Slope neighborhood, with its many independent shops, clubs, and cafes, is nearby. The Brooklyn Museum, Barclays Center, and the Statue of Liberty are some other appealing attractions just a short distance away.

Hotel Le Jolie

Find authentic New York on your doorstep while you’re staying at the Hotel Le Jolie with its European design. Relax under the rainfall shower, take advantage of the complimentary bath products, and keep some snacks handy in the mini-fridge. Rates start as low as $127 per night if you book early. You’ll have free newspapers, breakfast, and parking available to you. The Empire State Building, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty are not far, as well as the Music Hall of Williamsburg. After a long day in the city, go for a dip in the pool.

NU Hotel Brooklyn

An urban, minimalist yet stylish environment awaits you at NU Hotel Brooklyn. Young, artsy, and urban chic are some words that characterize this hotel. You don’t even have to miss your workout routine since a gym is available. You can even bring your four-legged friend and enjoy free breakfast and Wi-Fi. Average prices are about $260 per night. Experience the cosmopolitan atmosphere of New York, and be close to the New York Transit Museum, Coney Island, and Prospect Park.

Pointe Plaza Hotel

The Pointe Plaza Hotel sits just minutes away from the Brooklyn Bridge. The staff is dedicated to giving you five-star service, and a fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and breakfast are available. The cozy rooms include rainfall showers, stove tops, and refrigerators so you can spend less on meals. Also, you can worry less about transportation since you’ll have complimentary shuttle service to transit stations. Room rates start around $115 per night; make sure to book early for the best rate. If you’re into up and coming areas, Williamsburg neighborhood is right for you. You can also visit the Borough Hall, Smith Street or Grand Army Plaza.