When visiting New York, you won't find a better place to stay than East Elmhurst. You'll be enveloped in must-see attractions, and you'll also have a slew of lodging accommodations to choose from. If you're visiting the area with your family, you'll definitely want to book a room at a family friendly hotel. It's also important to plan your trip around family friendly attractions, such as watching the Mets play at Citi Field. Here's a quick look at ideal hotels in Elmhurst and attractions that your family won't want to miss out on.
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InterContinental - New York Square
A visit to Times Square should be on the agenda when staying in East Elmhurst. When you book a room at the Intercontinental - New York Square hotel, you'll be conveniently situated a mere two blocks from this famous tourist hot spot. Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum is only a quarter mile up the road, as well. All rooms at this hotel feature iPod docking stations, perfect for your kiddos' electronics. If you and the other adults want to take advantage of NYC at its best, the hotel offers babysitting and childcare, too.
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Double Tree Suites by Hilton New York City - Times Square
There's so much to take in when staying at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton New York City - Times Square. You'll be only a few steps away from Broadway theaters as well the Hard Rock Cafe and Rockefeller Center. Don't forget that right down the street you'll find B. Smith's Restaurant Row, which serves an assortment of dishes sure to please your whole party's taste buds. From southern fried chicken to grilled steak sandwiches to blackened catfish, there's something for everyone on the menu.
Airway Inn at LaGuardia
Not only is Airway Inn at LaGuardia the perfect hotel for the kiddos, but it's also pet friendly. Only two miles away you'll find the educational Hall of Science. Also within a short driving distance is the Queens Zoo, which is an excellent option if the kiddos are animal lovers. The hotel itself features free wireless Internet access, as well as complimentary transportation to and from LaGuardia airport. Another noteworthy feature is that the hotel allows children under the age of 17 to stay free when staying in a guardian's room.
LaGuardia Plaza Hotel
If you want to book a room that provides access to a swimming pool, then the LaGuardia Plaza Hotel is where you need to stay. Best of all, it boasts an indoor pool, meaning no matter the time of year, the kiddos can enjoy splashing around. For you, a spa tub is the perfect place to relax. Even though the hotel has 358 guest rooms, they often fill up quickly, so make sure to book your reservation ahead of time.
East Elmhurst may comprise a large section of Queens, but there's no need to feel overwhelmed when visiting the area. To make the most out of your trip, make sure to use Hipmunk to book your lodging accommodations.
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