Long Island City is a vibrant community, with easy access to Manhattan, but a personality all its own. Today it’s a thriving hub of cutting edge businesses, retail, dining and entertainment. With seven train lines within a two block radius and both Queens Plaza, only 124 steps away from our front door, and Queensboro Plaza a three-minute walk away, our Long Island City hotel puts you in prime position to see it all.
Home to the Major League Baseball team, The New York Mets. The “Amazin’s” have passionate fans and deep roots in the community. Citi Field opened in 2009 as a replacement for Shea Stadium, the former home of The Mets and The New York Jets. Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View is in close proximity to the stadium, just a few stops away on the number 7 train, allows you plenty of time to experience more than just a ballgame while attending a Mets game at Citi Field.
Flushing Meadows Park
Flushing Meadows Park is the largest public park in Queens and the fourth largest in New York City. Here you’ll find facilities and space for a wide array of recreational pursuits. Home to Citi Field, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the Queens Zoo, New York Hall of Science, Queens Museum of Art and an impressive recreation complex housing an indoor pool and skating rink, Flushing Meadows Park offers the best in sporting entertainment and cultural engagement.
Gantry Plaza State Park
With magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline and the peacefulness of manicured gardens and a lush riverside lawn, Gantry Plaza State Park is a 12-acre oasis in New York City. Restored gantries add rugged beauty to the landscape, reminding visitors of the waterfront’s rich history. Lounge, take a run, spread a yoga mat, launch a kayak, or just enjoy the people watching.