24 BEST Hotels Near Manhattan Cruise Terminal, New York

We've dug deep and found the best New York hotels near Manhattan cruise terminal, within distance from the port and shuttle.

If you’re taking a luxury cruise departing from New York City, you’ll probably need to stay a night or two at one of the hotels near Manhattan Cruise Port.

New York has hundreds of hotels, so we’re here to help you find the best hotels near the cruise terminal to ensure your cruise starts perfectly.

The vibrant city of New York has an overwhelming choice of budget and luxury hotels, including some conveniently close to Manhattan Cruise Terminal.

If you’re arriving by air, you may want to choose one of the hotels in Manhattan with a shuttle to the airport and/or cruise port.

Unfortunately, the lockdown during Covid has seen many changes in New York hotels, with some closing down permanently. Many hotels no longer offer complimentary shuttle services to Manhattan cruise port and the airport.

However, Uber and taxi rides are affordable if you don’t want to walk from the hotel to the cruise terminal with your luggage.

If you’re arriving in New York by car, you’ll need to think about cruise parking too. Although in other cruise port cities, there are hotels that offer all-inclusive Stay and Cruise packages, there are currently no such options at hotels near Manhattan cruise port.

The high cost of real estate in New York City means that space is at a premium, with nothing available for cheap hotel parking.

Read Also: Ultimate Guide on Manhattan Cruise Terminal Parking

However you plan to travel to New York, it’s smart to arrive the day before your cruise departure. That gives you peace of mind just in case there are any weather issues or travel delays.

If you decide to extend your cruise with a post-cruise stay, we’ve got a great selection of Manhattan hotels near the cruise terminal within easy reach of New York sights and attractions.

We’ve listed all the best hotels near Manhattan Cruise Port in different categories. Take your pick from hotels within walking distance of the cruise port, hotels with airport and/or cruise shuttles, budget hotels just a taxi ride from the cruise port, and luxury hotels for kicking off your cruise in style.

We’re confident that you’ll find exactly the right hotel in Manhattan to suit your cruising needs. Bon voyage!

Hotels Within Walking Distance of Manhattan Cruise Terminal in New York

If you have plenty of time and not much luggage, why not walk from your hotel to the Manhattan cruise terminal?

Hotels Near Manhattan Cruise Terminal
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Ink 48 Hotel

The upscale Ink 48 Hotel New York offers a boutique hotel experience to relax before your cruise. It has an onsite fitness center and spa for a decadent stay with massages and beauty treatments just steps from your room. Look forward to cocktails after dark on the rooftop terrace and make use of 24/7 room service if you don’t want to eat out.

Air-conditioned rooms are beautifully furnished with Wi-Fi and a minibar. Circle Line Cruises and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum are nearby. There’s no shuttle, but it’s about 10 minutes on foot from the Manhattan cruise terminal if you want to walk.

  • Distance from port: 0.5 miles
  • Hotel address: 653 11th Ave at 48th, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

Comfort Inn, Midtown West

The modern Comfort Inn Midtown West is in Hell’s Kitchen, just a few blocks from Times Square entertainment, bars and shops. This mid-range hotel has clean comfortable rooms with flatscreen TV, air-conditioning, safe, cable TV and Wi-Fi.

There’s a 24-hour front desk, baggage storage and a Business Centre. Prices even include a complimentary breakfast to start the day. If you’re arriving by car, there’s a public car park nearby. This hotel is within easy walking distance of the Manhattan cruise terminal.

  • Distance from port: 0.5 miles
  • Hotel address: 548 W 48th St, New York City  
  • Shuttle: No

Fairfield Inn and Suites New York Manhattan/Central Park

For sightseeing, Fairfield Inn and Suites New York Manhattan/Central Park is a luxury hotel close to Broadway Shows, Central Park attractions and the Manhattan cruise terminal. Comfortable guest rooms have city views and include flatscreen TVs, air-conditioning, a safe and a refrigerator.

This four star hotel has excellent facilities, including a fitness center, tennis court and lounge bar. There’s paid parking nearby.

  • Distance from port: 0.5 miles
  • Hotel address: 538 W 58th St, New York City    
  • Shuttle: No

Holiday Inn Express Manhattan Midtown West

Close to restaurants and nightlife in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen district, this IHG Hotel Holiday Inn Express is one of the closest hotels to the Manhattan cruise terminal. For sightseeing, Broadway Time Square, Restaurant Row, and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum are within easy reach.

The modern exterior reflects the smart rooms in this great value hotel. Air-conditioning, room service, cable TV, refrigerator, microwave, and tea-coffee maker are complemented by a free breakfast.

  • Distance from port: 0.6 miles
  • Hotel address: 538 W 48th Street, New York City          
  • Shuttle: No

Skyline Hotel

With its modern decor, indoor pool and onsite restaurant, The Skyline Hotel is superbly located for sightseeing. Rooms are sleek and modern with refrigerators and cable TV. Family suites include a sitting area with pull-out sofa to sleep up to 4 guests.

It’s within walking distance of Times Square, Central Park, the Rockefeller Center and Manhattan cruise port if you don’t have too much luggage. Located in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen, the hotel is on a quiet street within easy reach of international restaurants, bars, shopping and nightlife to get your cruise off to a great start!

  • Distance from port: 0.6 miles
  • Hotel address: 725 10th Ave and 49th St, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

Cheap Hotels Near Manhattan Cruise Port

When it comes to New York, nothing’s cheap but we’ve found some of the best budget hotels near the Manhattan cruise terminal.

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The Carvi Hotel

Part of the Ascent Collection, The Carvi Hotel New York is a very affordable boutique hotel near New York’s Manhattan cruise terminal. It’s in a quiet location but has everything you need, including a fitness center and a rooftop terrace.

Spacious rooms include a flat-screen TV, air-conditioning and a minibar. All this is in a great location, just a short walk from the subway.

  • Distance from port: 1.7 miles
  • Hotel address: 152 E 55th St, New York
  • Shuttle: No

The Pod Times Square

As its name suggests, The Pod Times Square offers guest sleeping pods that are even smaller than your cruise cabin! Simply furnished with no frills, this budget hotel is near the cruise terminal, the bus station, and the subway yet comes without the high New York prices. Pods are air-conditioned and include a private bath/shower room with complimentary toiletries and a flat-screen TV.

  • Distance from port: 1.1 miles
  • Hotel address: 400 West 42nd Street, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

Yotel New York

Yotel New York is a quirky place to stay at an affordable price. It has 713 compact rooms (called cabins!) that have a modern, vibrant finish. The hotel is quite futuristic, with state-of-the-art features that will definitely appeal to tech gurus.

Check-in at a kiosk with the digital receptionist and let the world’s first-ever robot concierge transport your luggage to your “cabin,” which has a Smart Bed, memory-foam mattress and super-fast Wi-Fi. On the fourth floor, there’s a Mission Control concierge desk, a deluxe lounge bar, and an outdoor terrace. It even has a gym making it great value for money!

  • Distance from port: 1.0 miles
  • Hotel address: 570 10th Ave and West 42nd Street, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

Kasa The Duffy Hotel

Just around the corner from Times Square, Kasa The Duffy Times Square Hotel (formerly 414) offers one-of-a-kind features in the vibrant Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. This three-star hotel has a shared lounge, free Wi-Fi, and comfortable rooms with a homely B&B ambience.

It’s close to restaurants and attractions and the price is good too! With good reviews, it’s one of the best value hotels near the Manhattan cruise terminal in New York City.

  • Distance from port: 0.9 miles
  • Hotel address: 414 West 46th Street, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

More Hotels Near Manhattan Cruise Terminal in New York

These New York hotels in Manhattan are a short taxi ride from the cruise port.

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Travel Inn Hotel

With its family-friendly atmosphere, the popular Travel Inn has clean air-conditioned rooms with a desk, seating area and flatscreen TV. The front desk offers baggage storage, concierge services and parking is available.

Best of all, this well-located hotel near Manhattan Cruise Terminals has a pool – ideal for cooling off after a busy day of sightseeing. Times Square, the Empire State Building, and Top of the Rock are within walking distance but you’ll probably need a taxi to the port.

  • Distance from port: 0.9 miles
  • Hotel address: 515 W 42nd Street, New York     
  • Shuttle: No

M Social New York Times Square

Another hotel near the cruise terminal, the Millennium-owned M Social Hotel New York Times Square, is one of the best located in the city. It offers contemporary rooms with soundproof windows and breathtaking views of the surrounding area, including Times Square.

It has a gym, game room, trendy restaurant, bar, and terrace for unforgettable dining and is within 20 minutes of walking distance of the waterfront and cruise terminal. The M Social Hotel lives up to its name as it is surrounded by famous places such as Carnegie Hall, Times Square and the Rockefeller Center.

  • Distance from port: 0.9 miles
  • Hotel address: 226 West 52nd Street, New York
  • Shuttle: No

Washington Jefferson Hotel

The Washington Jefferson is a boutique hotel in a grand building close to the Museum of Modern Art and Times Square. This TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Hotel is very affordable with 164 comfy but unpretentious rooms and excellent customer service.

Luxury towels and linens, complimentary Wi-Fi and flatscreen TVs are in every room. There’s fresh coffee for guests in the lobby on weekday mornings. You’ll need a taxi or walk to the cruise terminal which is about 20 minutes away on foot.

  • Distance from port: 0.8 miles
  • Hotel address: 318 W 51st St, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

Hilton Garden Inn Times Square

Handy for the cruise port which is straight down 50th Street, the Hilton Garden Inn is one of the best hotels in New York and one mile from Manhattan Cruise Terminal. Closer to the hotel are Broadway Theaters, Restaurant Row and Times Square attractions.

With subway stations nearby, everything else is within easy reach. Luxury rooms have deep mattress beds, air conditioning, safe, a refrigerator and a microwave. There’s a fitness center and business center as well as parking and breakfast for an additional fee. You can book a taxi to the cruise port at reception.

  • Distance from port: 1.0 miles
  • Hotel address: 790 8th Ave, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

TownePlace Suites Manhattan/Times Square

TownePlace Suites by Marriott delivers extra space and those luxury touches that Marriott prides itself on. Located in the heart of Times Square, this modern boutique-style hotel is ideal for an extended stay in New York before or after your cruise.

Studio-style suites include sitting areas with sofa bed and a kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. Coffee/tea facilities, satellite TV and Wi-Fi ensure a first-class stay without the high price tag!

  • Distance from port: 1.2 miles
  • Hotel address: 324 West 44th Street, New York
  • Shuttle: No

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The Roxy

The Roxy is a four-star hub for dining and entertainment in the heart of downtown  Lower Manhattan. It’s a great location for visiting Chinatown and Soho and not a lot more expensive to reach the cruise port by taxi than other hotels.

Lavishly appointed room and suites reflect the grandeur of the original hotel, the Tribeca Grand, right down to the liveried doorman! The hotel has a fitness and conference center and has evening entertainment with a nightclub and DJ. It’s a great place to party before your cruise!

  • Distance from port: 4.1 miles
  • Hotel address: 2 Sixth Ave, New York
  • Shuttle: No

The Pearl Hotel

For a romantic break, The Pearl in Manhattan is a beautiful boutique luxury hotel with home-from-home comforts in 94 spacious rooms and suites. Sophisticated decor and exceptionally comfy beds are complemented by a work desk and immaculate shower room.

The service, from the front desk to the doorman, is outstanding and ensures a very satisfactory stay. Close to Broadway and Times Square, The Pearl is an elegant luxury hotel close to the Manhattan cruise terminal and an easy taxi ride away.

  • Distance from port: 1.0 miles
  • Hotel address: 233 West 49th Street, New York City      
  • Shuttle: No

Four Points By Sheraton Manhattan Chelsea

The luxury Four Points by Sheraton is in the hip neighborhood of Manhattan Chelsea close to the High Line, Madison Square Garden and Chelsea Market. After a busy day, rooms are a sanctuary with air conditioning, comfy beds, cable TV, tea/coffee makers and city views.

The hotel has a fitness center and gift shop. It offers valet parking on a paid public car park nearby.

  • Distance from port: 2.3 miles
  • Hotel address: 160 W 25th Street, New York
  • Shuttle: No

Hampton Inn Manhattan Times Square

How about a stay at the luxury Hampton Inn Manhattan Times Square? This contemporary four-star hotel near the cruise terminal in Manhattan is in the heart of Midtown, within easy reach of your cruise ship by taxi.

The Hampton Inn has 300 oversize guest rooms all with 32” TVs, desk, chair and plush bedding. There’s a fully equipped gym, business center, and coffee shop, as well as a tasty breakfast buffet. Carnegie Hall, Broadway theaters, and the Museum of Modern Art are nearby, along with great shopping and dining.

  • Distance from port: 1.5 miles
  • Hotel address: 851 Eighth Ave, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

6 Columbus Hotel

Located next to Columbus Circle and handy for the metro, the 6 Columbus Hotel features artworks by French painter Guy Boudin. This sophisticated luxury retreat has bold modernist decor, teak furnishings and chrome accents as a throwback to its heyday.

If you like sushi, the Lobby has a renowned Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar and there are stunning park views from the rooftop lounge.

This upscale luxury retreat is less than 20 minutes on foot from the Manhattan cruise terminal, making it a good choice for cruisers. It’s just one block from Central Park, where you can enjoy walks, carriage rides and visit the zoo.

  • Distance from port: 0.9 miles
  • Hotel address: 308 W 58th Street, 6 Columbus, New York City
  • Shuttle: No

Belvedere Hotel

Another Art Deco gem, the Belvedere Hotel has been welcoming guests since 1923. It’s handy for Central Park, the Broadway Theater District and the Javits Center. It has spacious rooms with an elegant ambiance and has an onsite gym and business center.

Rooms boast plush beds, refrigerator, bathrobes and tasteful decor, providing a nice place to sleep before heading off to the cruise terminal just a 20-minute walk or taxi ride away.

  • Distance from port: 0.9 miles
  • Hotel address: 319 West 48th Street, New York
  • Shuttle: No

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Broadway Plaza

With a Broadway address, the Broadway Plaza is one of New York’s top boutique hotels, with 69 gorgeous rooms and entertainment on the doorstep. Rooms have everything you need, including a hairdryer and breakfast in-room service.

Rent bicycles or book tours with the concierge. This is one of the few hotels close to the Cruise terminal that offers a shuttle service to the airport and cruise port. 

  • Distance from port: 2.3 miles
  • Hotel address: 1155 Broadway, New York City
  • Shuttle: Yes, for a fee

Hotel Edison Times Square

If you’re on a budget, the Hotel Edison Times Square is one of the best value New York hotels near the Manhattan cruise terminal. The Art Deco design of this 1930s hotel is retained in the Classic and Signature rooms, the latter having a kitchenette and private terrace with views of the New York skyline.

It was opened by Thomas Edison himself, who switched on the light and has since hosted many other famous guests and celebrities in its heyday.

  • Distance from port: 1.2 miles
  • Hotel address: 228 W 47th Street, New York City
  • Shuttle: Yes – book with the concierge

Intercontinental New York Times Square

Just one block from Times Square, this luxury Intercontinental New York hotel is in the heart of the Big Apple. Opt for a room with a view of the Manhattan skyline and Hudson River, then relax in luxurious surroundings.

The hotel has 607 spacious guestrooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows on each of the 36 floors! Rooms are pricey, but you do get a food and drink voucher and a laundry credit. The spa-inspired bathrooms have a rain shower, bathrobes and upmarket toiletries.

Rooms are beautifully furnished with luxury bed linens, flatscreen TV, tea/coffee maker, safe and minibar. Where better to start or end your Manhattan cruise?

  • Distance from port: 1.2 miles
  • Hotel address: 300 W 44th Street, New York City
  • Shuttle: Yes, at a cost

Hudson New York

Located in Midtown, The Hudson New York is stylish and upbeat, just like the city it inhabits. Close to Columbus Circle, it has 835 smallish rooms that are well designed with attention to detail.

Located in the Manhattan District, The Hudson has views of Central Park and makes a good base for exploring from the nearby Columbus Circle underground (metro) station. Rooms have queen size or double beds, sitting areas and climate control, and continental breakfast is included.

  • Distance from port: 0.8 miles
  • Hotel address: 358 West 58th Street, New York City
  • Shuttle: Yes – airport only


What’s the closest hotel to the Manhattan Cruise Terminal?

The closest hotel to the Manhattan cruise terminal is the Fairfield Inn and Suites New York Manhattan/ Central Park. Located at 538 W. 58th St, it’s within walking distance of the cruise port, which is 0.5 miles away.

What’s the cheapest hotel near Manhattan Cruise Terminal?

The cheapest hotel near the Manhattan cruise terminal is The Pod Times Square, with compact rooms and private bathrooms for around $102 per night.

Gillian Birch
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Gillian Birch is a full-time travel writer and author of 12 travel books. British educated with a diploma in journalism she has traveled the world, writing about her experiences with wonderful clarity and eyewitness detail. She uses her personal journals and memories to write about her many cruise experiences around the Caribbean, Mediterranean, trans-Atlantic, Norwegian Fjords, Panama Canal and South America including Cape Horn.

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