New York accomodation isn’t necessarily cheap
Finding accommodation in New York isn’t necessarily the easiest thing to do. Well of course it is easy if you got a huge budget, but most of us don’t have a huge budget for accommodation and so are looking for relatively comfortable accommodation without a massive price tag. This isn’t easy to find in New York.
For this reason some tourists avoid finding accommodation right in Manhattan and opt for cheaper accommodation outside the city, and come in each day to visit the city. Whilst this has its obvious attractions, being cheaper, it’s important to add up the cost of commuting backwards and forwards each day, both in time spent commuting and in dollars spent.
Of course there’s all sorts of options when it comes to New York accommodation. For instance it’s perfectly possible to rent an apartment in New York and there are many apartments available in New York for short or long term rental. It’s not that difficult to find them and a good place to start looking for apartments in New York is New York Stay.
And of course if you’ve got the budget there are wonderful hotels right in the middle of Manhattan, but expect to pay an arm and a leg for a five star hotel in Manhattan.
The budget conscious can also look for youth hostels, though it’s probably necessary to book most times of the year, and certainly at peak time.
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However the above are the relatively mainstream methods of finding accommodation. But there are other ways of finding accommodation in New York which might be cheaper as well as more interesting. One of these is Airbnb. Continue Reading →