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Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

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Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

Our friends are staying 6 nights in NYC at the end of July 2014 and are looking to book reasonably priced accommodation. It is their first trip to NYC so they are looking for a central location. The party is 2 adults and 3 teens (18, 13, 11). I have suggested San Carlos where we stayed previously and it was fab but really they would all need to squeeze into a 1 bedroom suite to keep things within their price range.

Ideally it would be good to include breakfast if poss and fridge or suite style accommodation would be best(as they would need 2 rooms in a hotel) . Their upper end of their budget is £2000.

Any suggestions welcome. thanks

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1. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

For your convenience, please note that at the current exchange rate, the equivalent of 2000 pounds in US dollars is approximately $US 3300 for 6 nights.

This would equate to approximately $US 550 for room AND tax for all members of your party for each of 6 nights.

It would also equate to approximately $US 480 room alone WITHOUT tax for all members of your party for each of 6 nights.

Edited: 01 February 2014, 11:13
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2. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

continuing post #1

For clarity and as you requested, the $US 550 and $US 480 figures would be the cost of lodging (including the cost of any breakfast, refrigerator, and single or multiple rooms or suite selected).

If any of those items were not selected, the budget for the remaining lodging components would remain $US 550 and $US 489 respectively.

The only difference between the two budget figures above would be the tax involved.

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3. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

Looking at hotels.com using dates of June 24 - June 30 for 3 adults (18yo is classified as adult) and 2 children there a LOTS of options for under $480 per night including a couple of Affinia properties and DoubletreeSuites in Times Square.

I suggest you check the affinia site as well as places like Radio City Apartments and the Beacon where they will get more space than a standard hotel room.

Edited: 01 February 2014, 13:34
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4. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

Thanks have looked at affina but not radio city and beacon will check though. Any other suggestions

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5. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

You don't mention EXACT dates, and hotel prices fluctuate dramatically, so this is an approximate recommendation. Affinia Manhattan is having a sale around that time. $334 for a 1 br suite that can accommodate 5. This is an apartment style suite with full kitchen. I'm seeing this rate on Expedia.com, but the hotel's own website may have it as well. It's a non-refundable prepaid rate. For cancelable rate, the price is $418.

The San Carlos is right near the top of your budget ($479), but is a nice choice. 2 queens plus sofa bed, kitchenette, Includes continental breakfast and WiFi. Free cancellation.

Exact dates may result in different recommendations. I looked at Jul 26-Aug 1.

One big factor is that mid-summer is a time with great hotel sales. You may see additional discounts closer to travel time. Consider staying flexible and booking something that can be canceled without a fee.

Also think about the logistics of having only one bathroom, with 5 people getting ready to head out in the morning. Getting two regular rooms gets you two bathrooms. Some suites do have 2 bathrooms, but may be over budget.

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6. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

Best Western Hospitality has 1 bedroom suitwith 2 queens and sofabed. They also have some 2 bedroom suites. They include a full cooked breakfast in the room rate and you also get a full kitchen there. I. Suggest contacting them directly. You might also try contacting the London based firm

Www.apartments2book.com

Who have contracts with many of the apt hotesl and can sometimes get better pricing.

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7. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

Thanks nywhiz you helped me out last time thats perfect!

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8. Re: Accommodation for Family of 5 help!

I second the Beacon Hotel. We're staying there for our third time in March. You can request a one-bedroom suite with two double beds + a fold out sofa. There's a small kitchen and a fantastic grocery store across the street. If you want to spend more, try a two-bedroom suite!

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