The thrill of visiting New York is at an altogether different level, isn’t it! The Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building…even as you finalise your exciting itinerary, you are also worrying about getting the right hotel accommodation. For larger groups of travellers, along with the usual requirements of convenient location, safety and pleasant surroundings, spaciousness is essential. Without sufficient legroom, your trip can be marred by cranky fights over the best beds! Hotel rooms with 2 queen beds offer an ideal solution, but can be difficult to find in the Big Apple. To make your search easier, here’s a list of New York hotels that have it all – great location, amenities, helpful staff and large rooms with queen beds.
Central location, stunning views, spacious rooms - Hilton Times Square has been a favourite of guests for all these reasons and more. Located near the city centre with virtually everything of note easily accessible, the hotel is a natural pick for many visitors. It has a large variety of queen rooms to choose from starting from the regular Queen Room, which is a budget option and the Deluxe Queen Room which offers a larger space. For an extra special experience, go with the Queen Room with City View which gives you the opportunity to soak in the famed New York skyline. Hilton Times Square caters to special needs as well – there are Queen Rooms available with disability access and that are allergy free.
“Great location, lovely comfy rooms, amazing view, friendly and helpful front desk staff” – Stacey, UK.
The Gregory offers a charming stay with its combination of historic ambiance and modern facilities. Its fantastic location in Midtown makes it easy for you to experience NYC must-sees like Times Square and the Empire State Building. This boutique hotel is also within walking distance to Herald Square Subway Station that connects you to 8 different subway lines. You can choose from the Superior Room 2 Queen Beds and the larger Double Double Room which comes with two full beds. Both these options are spacious enough to make your visit a comfortable one.
The Gregory Hotel
Price: from 143 USD
You can’t beat this hotel for its location! This boutique hotel is located right in Times Square and directly above the Times Square-42nd Street Metro Station, so you can simply walk to several of the major sights, or take to subway to reach others. Guests rave about the rooms having very low street noise despite being at the city centre. There’s plenty of options for larger rooms - 3 room types of differing sizes, all offering 2 queen beds. Other choices include a Junior Suite (2 double beds and 1 sofa bed) and the Junior Corner Suite (1 extra-large double bed and 1 sofa bed).
Address: 6 Times Square
Price: from 266 USD
Located on Fifth Avenue, the shopping haven, The Peninsula is known for its location, luxurious rooms and personalised service. You can simply walk down to important attractions like the Rockefeller Center, Central Park, and Museum of Modern Art from the hotel. Slightly on the pricier side, the hotel has a wide range of options to accommodate large groups - 4 different types of elegantly furnished suites as well as deluxe rooms with 2 queen beds.
“Prime location. Staff very helpful when dealing with them in person.” Christoph, UAE
Close to Fifth Avenue, Maddison Square Gardens and other tourist spots like Times Square, the Hyatt Herald Square is a good choice to experience NYC in all its glory. The hotel has queen rooms with 2 beds of different sizes so you can choose the room depending on the number of people. You can also pick out a room offering a city view. If you stay here don’t forget to visit the rooftop for awesome views of the Empire State Building.
Located on Lexington Avenue, Affinia Shelburne is just a short walk from Grand Central Station. At a walkable distance from several of the city’s top tourist destinations like the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building as well as key subway stations, the hotel is an excellent choice for families. The hotel stands out with its residential style living, featuring roomy and well-appointed suites which can accommodate up to 6 persons. Affinia Shelburne offers several complimentary services like its daily wine hour that are a hit with the guests.
“Great sized suites, teepee for kids in living room, social wine hour, fantastic location, friendly staff.” - David, Australia
Located in Midtown East, this hotel has been thoughtfully designed to cater to the needs of families and groups. Large spacious suites with fitted up kitchens make it ideal for large gatherings. The Terrace Suites in particular are a wonderful way to enjoy the spectacular Midtown Manhattan views during your stay. In terms of location the Rockefeller Center is a short walk away, while Central Park is 1.6 km (1 mile) away. A subway station located close by allows convenient access other sightseeing locations.
“Very spacious room, very comfortable beds & loved the well equipped kitchenette. Excellent location” – Kayjay, India
Located bang in the middle of Midtown Manhattan, Hampton Inn Manhattan - Times Square North is the best pick for travellers looking to enjoy culture, food, and shopping. The hotel is surrounded by Broadway theatres and destinations like Carnegie Hall, Restaurant Row, Rockefeller Center, and The Museum of Modern Art, all of which are at walking distance, as is a subway station. A no-frills hotel offering great value, you can find several types of rooms with 2 queen beds. Complimentary services include daily free breakfast, On The Run Breakfast Bags (Monday – Friday) and 24-hour coffee/tea in the hotel lobby.
Hampton Inn Manhattan-Times Square North
Address: 851 Eighth Avenue
Price: from 155 USD
Fitness centre Concierge service Laundry Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Access to health care professionals Private parking Thermometers for guests provided by property
One of the most cost-effective options on our list, The Hotel at Times Square is a great alternative for large groups looking for a comfy and no-fuss stay. Literally minutes away from top NYC spots like the Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park and Times Square, The Hotel at Times Square provides the choice of queen rooms of 3 varying sizes, accommodating up to 4 people. Additionally, there are double rooms and two-bedroom suites that are especially suitable for large groups and families.
The Hotel at Times Square
Address: 59 West 46th Street
Price: from 99 USD
Located in one of the coolest neighbourhoods of New York NoMad, Broadway Plaza Hotel offers reasonable prices and easy access to NYC destinations. In addition to rooms with 2 queen beds, the hotel has a junior suite with 2 queen beds and 1 sofa bed. You also have the option of a superior room with two full beds. Several rooms offer views of the Empire State Building, so be sure to enquire while booking. Guests can enjoy a free complimentary continental breakfast daily and 24-hour free tea/coffee at the hotel lounge.
“Well run, clean hotel at good location. Rooms are nicely done and large for NYC.” – Barbara, USA
Broadway Plaza Hotel
Address: 1155 Broadway
Price: from 77 USD
Children television networks Facilities for disabled guests Delivered food is securely covered 24-hour front desk Fax/photocopying Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Access to health care professionals Ticket service
Hotel rooms with elbow room for all!
Booking accommodation in NYC hotels often requires trade-offs between value, location and space. Luckily, there is no dearth of hotels rooms with 2 queen beds but you’ll need to make your booking as soon as possible to get the best deal!
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