Hourly rate hotels are a great option for the traveler who seeks the bargain basement rates offered by hourly hotels. They are also a great option for couples on a budget looking for an adventurous afternoon. The hotels vary greatly in decor and accommodations. The Liberty Inn rooms are designed for lovers, while the no-frills Manhattan Broadway Hotel caters more to the weary traveler.
The Liberty Inn makes no pretenses about the purpose of the motel. According to the Liberty Inn Website, the rooms feature adjustable mood lighting, wall and ceiling mirrors, and adult movies. Some of the rooms also have a spectacular view of the Hudson River. Room service from the inn's bar and cafe is available. The Liberty Inn also offers a 24-hour front desk service; each guestroom features an air purification system, a private bath with hair dryer and high speed wireless Internet service.
The Liberty Inn 51 10th Ave. New York, NY 10014-1110 212-741-2333 libertyinnnyc.com
Manhattan Broadway Hotel
The Manhattan Broadway Hotel is located conveniently in midtown Manhattan. It's short on amenities, but it does have a 24-hour front desk, a soda machine and phone cards for sale. Internet access is available for a fee. The rates are competitive.
Manhattan Broadway Budget Hotel 273 West 38th St. New York, NY 10018 212-921-9791 nymbhotel.com
La Semana Budget Hotel
The La Semana Hotel, located in Manhattan, is another hotel that offers rates suitable for an afternoon of delight. The main draw of this hotel is that it's economically sound, perfect for the budget traveler. Although it's known as a destination for an afternoon rendezvous, it can be a great choice for a long nap after much exploration of the city that never sleeps.
La Semana Budget Hotel 25 West 24th St. New York, NY 10010-3208 (212) 255-5944 lasemanahotelnyc.com