Visitor's Guide to the West Side




If you are planning a visit to our neighborhood, below is some information you may find useful regarding housing, synagogues, restaurants, and mikveh.   Additionally, search some of the excellent websites on travel to New York (such as


Unfortunately, Chabad Resource Center of Columbia University, Inc. does not provide housing, long- or short-term.  However, here are some affordable options we hope work out for you:


Rates change according to season and availability. Please be advised that this listing is provided to assist your search and should not be interpreted as a recommendation by Chabad of these establishments.

Buckingham Hotel
101 West 57 th Street
New York, New York 10019
Barnard rate: $219 - $329, depending on room type and season
Booking Code: BARNAR
Reservation Method: Lynn Chan - Director of Sales, 212-246-1500 ext. 3201           

Country Inn Bed & Breakfast
270 West 77 th Street
(212) 580-4183
Rates: $150-$200

Hotel Belleclaire
250 West 77 th Street (at Broadway)
(212) 362-7700/(877) 468-3522
Rates: $209-$250                                        

Comfort Inn
31 West 71 st Street
(212) 721-4770                

Hotel Beacon
2130 Broadway at 75th Street
(212) 787-1100
Rates: $170-$310       

Lucerne Hotel
201 West 79th Street
(212) 875-1000
Rates: $180-$340
Parking Available                                                  

Milburn Hotel
242 West 76 th Street
(212) 362-1006
Rates: $129-$205

Riverside Tower Hotel
80 Riverside Drive
Rates: $84-$120

Newtown Hotel
2528 Broadway
(212) 678-6500                

356 West 58 th Street             
(212) 554-6000               

On the Ave
2178 Broadway at 77 th Street
(800) 509-7598
Rates: $125+

Quality Hotel
West 94 th St (bet B'way and Amsterdam)
(212) 866-6400/(800) 834-2972
Rates: $79-$399
*Ask about discounts

Radisson Empire Hotel
444 West 63 rd Street (Lincoln Center)
(212) 265-7400/(800) 333-3333
Rates: $160-$250
*Mention Columbia University Rate

Excelsior Hotel
45 West 81 st Street              
(212) 362-9200               

Double Tree Guest Suites
1568 West 47th Street (At Broadway)
(212) 719-1600/(800) 362-2779
Rates: $209-$250
*Mention Columbia University Rate

New York Hilton & Tower
1335 6th Avenue (bet 53rd&54th Sts)
(212) 586-7000/ (800) 445-8667
Rates: $180-$250

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 West 45th Street (at Broadway)
(212) 398-1900
(800) 228-9290
Rates: $180-$250

Helmsley Windsor
100 West 58th Street (at 6th Avenue)
(212) 265-2100
(800) 221-4982
Rates: $165-$215

Novotel New York
226 West 52nd Street (Corner of Broadway)
(212) 315-0100/(800) 221-3185
Rates: $165-$215
*Mention: "Government Related Rate" (Columbia)

Holiday Crowne Plaza
1605 West 49th Street (at Broadway)
(212) 977-4000/(800) 465-4329
Rates: $180-$250

Sheraton Centre Hotel
811 West 52nd Street (at 7th Avenue)
(212) 581-1000/(800) 325-3525
Rates: $199-$250

65 W. 54th Street (at Ave. of the Americas)
(800) 203-3232 $285

136 West 55th Street (bet. 6th & 7th Aves.)
(800) 735-0710

59 W. 44th Street
(800) 555-8000
$279 - $379



Habitat Hotel
130 East 57th Street (bet Park Ave. & Lexington)
(212) 753-8841/(800) 255-0482
Rates: $85 +

Manhattan East Suite Hotels
10 different locations in NYC, mostly in Midtown and on the East Side
Suite style rooms with kitchens
(212) 465-3690
Rates: $200 and up depending on location

New York Marriott East Side
525 East 49th Street (at Lexington Avenue)
(212) 755-4000 (800) 228-9290
Rates: $170-$225

30 East 30th Street (bet Park Ave. & Madison)
(212) 689-1900
Rates: $99 +

Hotel Wales
1295 Madison Avenue
(877) 847-4444

87th & Lexington
(877) 847-4444

Drake Swiss
440 Park Avenue (at 56th Street)
(888) 737-9477 $289

American Youth Hostels
Hostelling International-New York
891 Amsterdam Ave.
(103rd Street)
New York, NY 10025
800-909-4776 #01 - Toll Free
212-932-2574 - Fax

Central Park Hostel, The
19 W. 103rd Street
(Central Park West)
New York, NY 10025
212-678-0453 - Fax - eMail

Quality Hotel on Broadway
New York, NY 10025
800-834-2972 - Toll Free
212-866-1357 - Fax

The Quality Hotel on Broadway is a tourist-class hotel, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Situated one block from Central Park, this hotel is close to The Natural History Museum, Tavern on the Green and Columbia University. Access to the Subway is only two blocks from the hotel at 96th Street and Broadway. The Quality Hotel on Broadway was built in 1936 and retains all of the charm and elegance of the era. The hotel is decorated in a warm, traditional style. This beautiful, historic hotel is a New York City treasure.

Riverside Inn
319 West 94th Street
New York, NY 10025
212.678.0874 - Fax - eMail

Riverside Inn is a refurbished Euro-Style hotel with old-world charm and is conveniently located in Manhattan's exciting Upper West Side next to Riverside Park and one block from Broadway.
It is near all public transportation as well as the local cafe night life and only 10 minutes from the theater district. It is a safe, comfortable, clean, and lovely 6-story elevator building and has 24-hour reception/security. Major universities are nearby or easily accessible. A no-frills yet attractive setup allows a pleasant and affordable stay in Manhattan.

West Side Inn
(Amsterdam Ave.-Broadway)
New York, NY 10025
212-866-0062 - Fax - eMail

Morningside Inn
235 West 107th Street
(Amsterdam Ave.-Broadway)
New York, NY 10025
212-496-3933 - Fax - eMail

The Morningside Inn is a newly renovated hotel in the heart of Manhattan's vibrant Upper Westside. It is housed in a 6-story, elevator pre-war building with the old world charm of that era. All rooms are brand new and have been decorated in a style of comfortable elegance.
It is conveniently located near all public transportation along Broadway and just a short ride to the theatre district, Times Square and New York's many other attractions.
It is just a short walk from Morningside Inn to Columbia University and many other institutions of higher learning.

West End Studios
(101st-102nd Streets)
New York, NY 10025
212-865-5130 - Fax - eMail


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Chabad of the West Side,  101 W. 92nd Street (NW corner of Columbus Ave.)Tel. 212-864-5010

Congregation Ramath Orah, 550 W. 110th Street (between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)  Tel. 212.222.2470

Old Broadway Synagogue, 15 Old Broadway & 126th Street  Tel. 212.662.9767

Columbia/Barnard Hillel @ the Robert K. Kraft Center, 606 W. 115th Street (between Broadway and Riverside)   Tel. 212.854.5111


(meat) Park East Grill, 2nd Ave. (between 81st & 82nd Street) Mention Chabad Resource Center of Columbia University, Inc. and help us out.  A proceed of your bill will be donated to CRCCU.

(meat) Talia's Steakhouse, Amsterdam Ave. (between 93rd & 94th Street)

(dairy) Cafe Roma Pizzeria, 175 W. 91st Street (corner of Amsterdam Ave.)  Tel. 212.875-8972 

(meat) Deli Kasbah - American and Israeli lunch/dinner, 251 W. 85th Street (between Broadway and West End)  Tel. 212.496.1500

(meat) Gan Asia - Take out & delivery only, 691 Amsterdam Ave (at 94th Street)  212.280.3800

(meat) Darna - Moroccan cuisine, 600 Columbus Ave. (at 89th Street)  Tel. 212.721.9123

(dairy) Bagels & Co. 393 Amsterdam Avenue (corner 79th Street) Tel. 212.496.9400


The Jacques and Hanna Schwalbe Mikvah - Chabad Lubavitch of the Upper East Side — 419 East 77th Street, New York, NY  212-359-2020

The West Side Mikveh, accomodates men, women & kelim (dishes)  234-236 West 74th Street (between Broadway & West End Avenue)  212-579-2011                                     For Friday night immersions, call Friday morning for an appointment.


Chabad Resource Center of Columbia University, Inc. provides visitor information as a resource in response to the many requests we receive for similar information.  Some information may change or not be up-to-date, and Chabad makes no endorsements of any particular place of business nor can be held responsible for the accuracy of these listings.