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 38 West 88th Street (Upper West Side to Harlem)
The International Student Center offers very basic, very affordable dorm beds in a pretty Upper West Side area just a few blocks from Central Park.
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Address 502 E. 81st St. (between York and East End Avenue) (Upper East Side)
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.
Address 242 W. 76th St. (between Broadway and West End Avenue) (Upper West Side to Harlem)
The 120-room Milburn, located in the thick of the Upper West Side, is an interesting midrange property with a number of features that set it apart from the pack.
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