5 BEST Hotels near Hofstra University

Hotels near Hofstra University aren’t cheap – and some are a bit of a rip off.

So to help you, we’ve complied a list of the 5 best hotels in the area. We cover one hotel for every type of budget – let’s jump into it!

#1 – Hyatt Place Garden City

Hyatt Place Garden City

– $$$

– Garden City, NY

– 8 minute drive to Hofstra University

Boasting big, spacious rooms at an affordable price – the Hyatt Place Garden City rocks!

Guests love that there are two food options – a bakery cafe and a grab-and-go kitchen. The outdoor terrace area is also a big hit in the summer.



#2 – Days Inn by Wyndham Woodbury Long Island

Days Inn by Wyndham Woodbury Long Island

– $$

– Woodbury, NY

– 17 minute drive to Hofstra University

Finding a budget hotel in this part of New York is challenging – but if you don’t mind a bit further of a drive, then you’ll love Days Inn by Wyndham Woodbury Long Island!

Very clean and very new-looking, we love how helpful the staff are and how comfortable the beds are. 24-hour reception, as well as 24-hour tea and coffee are a nice cherry on top 🙂



#3 – The Vanderbilt Hotel Suites

The Vanderbilt Hotel Suites

– $$$$$

– Westbury, NY

– 9 minute drive from Hofstra University

Wow. This hotel is gorgeous! If you like modern, minimalist suites that look more like penthouses – the Vanderbilt Hotel Suites is perfect for you.

Enjoy the huge fitness center, the seasonal outdoor pool, or pass the time playing on the ping pong and pool tables. The on-site bar and on-site restaurant are also top notch.



#4 – Hampton Inn by Hilton Garden City Long Island

Hampton Inn by Hilton Garden City Long Island

– $$$$

– Garden City, NY

– 9 minute drive from Hofstra University

While we love the big rooms and free breakfast, the amazing staff are what really takes the Hampton Inn to the next level.

Guests also love the indoor pool (open year-round), the fast wifi, and the great location.



#5 – Garden City Hotel

Garden City Hotel

– $$$$$

– Garden City, NY

– 8 minute drive from Hofstra University

Topping off our list is the opulent Garden City Hotel. Boasting charming decorations and a phenomenal staff, this is a great hotel for anyone who appreciates the finer things in life.

but our favorite part is the on-site restaurant – Red Salt Room by David Burke. It’s phenomenal!



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About the Author Nicola Smart

Gin lover. Coffee addict. Nicola has traveled the world for 7 years and is a staff writer for Hotel Jules. Born in London, Nicola first got the taste of travel studying abroad in Barcelona. Since then she's been hooked - traveling the world non-stop. Passionate about green travel and vegan lifestyle, Nicola spends more of her free time staring at maps wondering where she will head to next!