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"My only complaint is that there are no drawers to put your clothes into. Everything has to be kept in your suitcase and I don't like to put my suitca ... " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 29 Dec 2017

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Museum of the Moving Image

Central Long Island City getaway

Your stay at this Queens hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Museum of the Moving Image and MoMA PS1. The Foundry and Noguchi Museum are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a rooftop terrace, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A coffee shop, limo/town car service, and a garden are also on offer.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and Frette Italian sheets, the 108 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LED TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include iPod docks, room service, and free weekday newspapers.

1 Bed King or Queen

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$109* Per night/room Jan 28 - Jan 29

Manhattan View Balcony 1 Bed King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Balcony King 1 Bed Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Double 2 Full Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Balcony 1 Bed King or Queen

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Manhattan View Balcony 1 Bed Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Boro Hotel ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Boro Hotel

Everyone (9) Couples (2) Family (4)
1 out of 5
I uses all do not write reviews but this was a must. First off my Room did not have a microwave or fridge, phone didn’t work. Reported to front desk, in which they had someone bring up those 2 amenities, but never fix the phone. My first morning there I got up early and showered, first thing I did once in shower was brush my teeth, had my eyes closed while doing so because I was pondering all the things I’m about to do my first time in NY. Once I was done I started bathing, now I got my eyes opened, and as I’m soaking my skin I notice my wash cloth is very brown, and I’m thinking geeze I didnt know I still had makeup on, so I continued, then noticed the cloth is getting more dark brown, i looked at the water coming from the shower and I almost had a heart attack. The water that was coming out from the shower and sink Pipe looked like dirty sewer water. I jumped out the shower yelled out to my husband to come look. He couldn’t believe his eyes, my body had dark brown particles all over from the water, he had to gather all the water bottles we had to wash me down. I then thought of me brushing my teeth with that dirty sewer looking water and started to vomit. I was in a mess. When it was brought to the staff attention they couldn’t confirm if it was sewer water or not. And all they could do is reimburse me 1 night and fees. I wanted to leave immediately but I was in NY didn’t know how to get around. For the next 2 days my husband and I purchased water just to Clean ourselves.

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020

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4 out of 5
The hotel was very nice, bed was comfortable but a door on the bathroom would have been nice.

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 14, 2019 by The Boro Team

Thank you for your feedback. While the bathroom itself has a door, we believe you are referring to the shower which has a glass partition. We will be sure to take into account your recommendation and hope you will join us again in the future!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 30, 2019 by Jaymes

Thank you for the feedback. We greatly appreciate it. Please do not hesitate to reach back to us directly so we can discuss where we fell short of a perfect stay for you.

4 out of 5
The loft like feel to this hotel was very attractive. Staff was helpful and polite. It was on the smaller side but overall a very attractive enjoyable stay.

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 14, 2019 by The Boro Team

We are so happy you had a great experience overall. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to your next stay.

2 out of 5

Posted by on May 25, 2019

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5 out of 5
I love the “City” feel to the hotel. Great view of Manhattan and the Queensboro Bridge. The staff was wonderful.

Posted by , from Boston, MA on May 5, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 8, 2019 by Welcome Desk

Thank you fir taking the time to write a review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

3 out of 5

Posted by on May 4, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 6, 2019

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4 out of 5

Staying at the Boro Hotel

Pros: Proximity to Roosevelt Island, where my son lives, comfortable bed and great shower.
Cons: A dresser to store your clothes would be a big plus.
Location: St. Patrick's Church is close by - although because of the recent extreme cold weather, I wasn't able to attend, but I did on a prior stay and it was
My only complaint is that there are no drawers to put your clothes into. Everything has to be kept in your suitcase and I don't like to put my suitcase on the bed. Consequently, there's a lot of bending involved - as a 70 yr. old, that's not easy. Other than that, our stay was quite pleasant.

Posted by , from Arlington, TX on Dec 29, 2017

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3 out of 5

Not very private.

Location: Train is 4 or so blocks away.
My first room after checking in had a dirty bathroom. Staff took care of the situation by relocating me to another room. Comfortable bed! Hardwood floors are very loud (neighboring guests with heals). Ajoining room doors have a inch gap at the bottom, letting your neighbors light and sound come through. Ajoining room doors were right next to the head of my bed, leaving their late night personal activities a very loooooooong lasting distraction, multiple times! Trendy hotel. Great Manhattan view. Not the best choice for a sound night sleep.

Posted by on Oct 23, 2016

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room are available. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 2500 square feet (232 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, a library, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury The Boro Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4.5-star Long Island City hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • 14 levels
  • 2500 sq ft of conference space
  • 232 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2015
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator (on request)


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) (24.5 km / 15.2 mi)
  • Train station: Long Island City Hunterspoint Avenue Station (2.6 km / 1.6 mi)
  • Metro station: 39 Av. Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Boro Hotel offers 108 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include slippers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Long Island City hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Refrigerators, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

The Boro Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 45.


  • Pets: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 150.00 per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 20 lbs)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per night
  • Destination fee: USD 19 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD $12 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per day
  • Extended parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Pet deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Boro Hotel Long Island City
  • Boro Hotel
  • Boro Long Island City
  • The Boro Hotel Hotel
  • The Boro Hotel Long Island City
  • The Boro Hotel Hotel Long Island City

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.