Cheap hotels near Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, United States
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the city’s most famous museums, boasting a stunning collection of artistic masterpieces. The museum is located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side at Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street.
The “Met’s” collection includes ancient artifacts, Grecian ruins, Renaissance paintings, 19th-century European masterpieces and an impressive modern gallery. The museum also houses a sculpture garden (in an atrium and on its rooftop) and multiple cafés. The museum’s Great Hall, opened in 1902, overlooks Central Park.
The Met is open daily, closed Mondays. Cheapo note: Admission is by suggested donation. Although $25 is suggested for adults, you may pay whatever you wish. For more information, visit the Metropolitan Museum’s Web site.
Hotels near the Met: Unsurprisingly, there are very few cheapo hotel options around the Met on the Upper East Side. Your better budget option is to cross the park and check out our listings on the Upper West Side and Harlem.
Address 502 E. 81st St. (between York and East End Avenue) (Upper East Side)
EuroCheapo Review: Located in a five-story brownstone just off of York Avenue, the Gracie Inn is off the beaten path. However, Carl Shurz Park on the East River is just around the corner, and there are many small restaurants in the area.... read review