Named after the British Duke of York, the US state of New York is best known for the bustling New York ‘city that never sleeps’ and the magnificent Niagara Falls.

It is nicknamed the Empire State because many experts believe George Washington called New York “the seat of the Empire.” Iconic buildings and attractions dominate NYC’s Manhattan, like the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty. While Long Island is lined with beaches.

Further upstate, we find natural wonders like the Catskills Mountains and forests, Adirondack Park, Lake Erie, and many others. New York State is a mix of everything.

And New York has no shortage of amazing places to stay. When looking for unique accommodation, I always prefer a bed and breakfast in New York, because they offer an authentic and homely experience of the place.

B&Bs in New York range in many shapes and sizes. Your next stay could be a B&B in a farmhouse or in a Victorian home from the 1800s, a lavish hotel in the city or cozy residential home in a quiet neighborhood. There’s a B&B for everyone!

Searching for that perfect bed and breakfast can be time-consuming and stressful. So I have compiled a list of some of the best B&Bs in New York to help you out. So, when you’re ready, let’s take a look at the best B&Bs in New York.

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FIRST TIME IN NEW YORK

Comfy Room with Great Hospitality

If you’re looking for a combination of basic amenities with great value in a B&B as a first-timer in New York, this charming guest house is exactly what you need. Just a few minutes from Manhattan, this place is located in a quiet and peaceful neighbourhood. Enjoy a comfortable stay with complimentary breakfast and all the great amenities you'd expect of a B&B.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS:
  • Bronx Zoo
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Yankee Stadium

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Staying in a Bed and Breakfast in New York

The Empire State Building

New York is a state that has something for everyone. With tons of famous places to visit and experience, it’s natural that you’d be exhausted by the end of the day and would want to crash at a homely place.

Now whether you choose a private room or a suite, New York has a host of options and places. Bed and breakfasts are often filled with charm and character.  Airbnb.com and booking.com should be your friends on your search for the perfect bed and breakfast. But narrowing down all the search filters is hard work, so I’ve already done the hard work for you here.

What to Look for in a Bed and Breakfast

New York isn’t exactly a budget-friendly destination, but you can still find some affordable bed and breakfasts, particularly outside the Big Apple. So what should you look for in a bed and breakfast in New York? Location matters. If you’re staying in New York City, places in Queens or Brooklyn will be cheaper than those in Manhattan.

Places upstate should be near the great outdoors, with easy access to the town. Secondly, travel season matters. You’ll find good prices during off-season months like January, February, July, and August. Peak seasons are usually April, May, September, and October. Prices vary during these months.

If you’re traveling on a New York road trip, look for a place with parking, especially if you’re staying in the city, because parking is not always free.

You should also look for the amenities that will make your stay more comfortable, such as a private bathroom (a lot of B&Bs have shared bathrooms), fast Wifi, a communal area to meet other travelers, and also self-catering facilities. As most B&Bs offer dining options, and of course, breakfast, they might not be happy for you to use their kitchen – it’s a good idea to check that out if you love to cook.

So now that you know what to look for, let’s have a look at the bed and breakfasts I have compiled for you.

Overall Best Value Bed and Breakfast
Comfy Room with Great Hospitality New York
Overall Best Value Bed and Breakfast

Comfy Room with Great Hospitality

  • > $$
  • > 2 Guests
  • > Shared bath
  • > Beach access
Best Budget B&B
Ensuite in a Quiet Neighborhood New York
Best Budget B&B

Ensuite in a Quiet Neighborhood

  • > $
  • > 2 Guests
  • > Fully equipped kitchen
  • > Free Wi-Fi
Best B&B For Weekend
Spacious Room in Farm Stay New York
Best B&B For Weekend

Spacious Room in Farm Stay

  • > $$
  • > 4 Guests
  • > Ski-in/Ski-out
  • > Highland views
Best Bed and Breakfast for Couples
Room in Manhattan New York
Best Bed and Breakfast for Couples

Room in Manhattan

  • > $$
  • > 2 guests
  • > Tea/coffee maker
  • > Non-smoking
Best B&B for Romantic Getaway
Private Suite in Rustic home New York
Best B&B for Romantic Getaway

Private Suite in Rustic home

  • > $$$
  • > 2 Guests
  • > Indoor fireplace
  • > Pool
Best B&B for Families
Spacious Room in Victorian Home New York
Best B&B for Families

Spacious Room in Victorian Home

  • > $$$
  • > 4 Guests
  • > Children’s amenities available
  • > Pets allowed
Best Bed and Breakfast for a Solo Traveller
Cosy Room in Queens New York
Best Bed and Breakfast for a Solo Traveller

Cosy Room in Queens

  • > $
  • > 2 Guests
  • > Shared bath
  • > Central location

Looking for other types of accommodation? Check out our guide to Where to Stay in New York!

The Top Bed and Breakfasts in New York

Whether you’re looking for a cheap place to stay for a weekend visit to New York, or you’re looking for somewhere more long term, you’ll find the best B&Bs in New York in this list.

Overall Best Value Bed and Breakfast – Comfy Room with Great Hospitality

Comfy Room with Great Hospitality New York
  • $$
  • 2 guests
  • Shared bath
  • Beach access

This charming guest house is exactly what you need if you’re looking for a combination of basic amenities with great value in a bed and breakfast. Just a few minutes from Manhattan, this place is located in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood. There is a small garden terrace where you can relax!

Enjoy a clean and comfortable stay at this bed and breakfast with comfy beds, bathroom essentials, and free Wi-Fi. Breakfast is served daily, which includes fresh fruit juice.

Kitchen space is also available, in case you’d want to make a meal or two. The hosts are friendly people who will make your homestay worthwhile!

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Best Budget B&B – Ensuite in a Quiet Neighborhood

Ensuite in a Quiet Neighborhood New York
  • $
  • 2 guests
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Free Wi-Fi

On a budget backpacking trip to New York? Fret not, because I have the perfect place for you! This bed and breakfast offers a very comfortable yet budget-friendly stay. It is located in a lovely upscale neighborhood in Rochester, NY, and is just a short drive away from city parks and a zoo.

Relax in your spacious private room that has a private bathroom and seating area. Make use of amenities such as free Wi-Fi and TV. Bathroom essentials and a washer/dryer are also available.  Breakfast is served daily, and you’ll have access to a fully equipped kitchen if you’re in the mood to fix a meal.

Budget Tip: Dorms in New York start from $10USD per bed. They’re the cheapest accommodation in the city. Search for hostels in the area!

Best B&B For Weekend – Spacious Room in Farm Stay

Spacious Room in Farm Stay New York
  • $$
  • 4 guests
  • Ski-in/Ski-out
  • Highland views

Get away from the city and unwind over a weekend at this awesome bed and breakfast. Located on the  Plattekill State Forest in Bovina Center NY, this place is what memories are made of. With great opportunities for outdoor recreation like hiking, biking, skiing, hunting, and fishing, this place is definitely the one for a good weekend out.

Enjoy farm-fresh homemade breakfast as you take in spectacular views of the Catskills Mountains. Your room is super cosy with its own private entrance, bath, and deck.

Other great amenities like free Wi-Fi, TV, AC, and a gas fireplace are offered. Make use of the fire pit in the backyard or fire up the BBQ grill for a nice meal. Or just dip in the hot tub to relax.

Best Bed and Breakfast for Couples – Room in Manhattan

Room in Manhattan New York
  • $$
  • 2 guests
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Non-smoking

Couples looking for a place to crash in Manhattan NY should find The Chelsea Pines Inn to be a very convenient place to stay for 3 to 4 days in New York.

This bed and breakfast is located within walking distance to Chelsea Market and with a subway station just around the corner for an easy ride to top Manhattan attractions like the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center.

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the lounge and relax in the indoor garden and greenhouse. Your room has a comfy double bed and a private bathroom with toiletries. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, fridge, iron, and a safe to keep your valuables secure during your stay. Snacks, cookies, and candies are available all day.

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Best B&B for Romantic Getaway – Private Suite in Rustic home

Private Suite in Rustic home New York
  • $$$
  • 2 guests
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Pool

This bed and breakfast is your perfect spot for a romantic getaway away from town. Located in the quiet town Greenfield, this is a place to go slow and relax.

With a separate entrance from the main house, the suite is quiet and romantic, with lots of space and privacy. Stroll through the gardens or take a refreshing dip in the pool – you’ll never want to leave!

The suite is decorated in a rustic farmhouse style. Homemade country breakfast with organic eggs is served daily. Enjoy other amenities such as free Wi-Fi, TV, AC, and heating during your stay. Relax in your super comfy bed or in your private clawfoot tub. The options are many!

Best B&B for Families – Spacious Room in Victorian Home

Spacious Room in Victorian Home New York
  • $$$
  • 4 guests
  • Children’s amenities available
  • Pets allowed


When traveling with your family, finding a good bed and breakfast can be some work. You have to check if it’s suitable for children and if the location is convenient. Well, you need not worry, because I have selected the perfect place for you! 

This charming B&B is ideally located on a quiet residential street in Hudson NY, within walking distance of downtown Warren Street and the Amtrak stop.

As a Victorian home, the place is a blend of old-world aura but with modern amenities. Breakfast is served daily and there is also a fully equipped kitchen for use if need be.

Your room is nicely furnished with ensuite bathroom, TV, and Wi-Fi. Travel crib and children’s books and toys are also included, so it’s never a boring vacation!

Best Bed and Breakfast for a Solo Traveller – Cosy Room in Queens

Cosy Room in Queens New York
  • $
  • 2 guests
  • Shared bath
  • Central location

Budget-friendly with a good location and several amenities – what more could a solo traveller ask for in a bed and breakfast? This B&B is an apartment in the center of Queens NY, located close to large stores, shopping centers, cafes, and well-known restaurants. It is also up to 15 min of drive from JFK and La Guardia airports.

Your private room in this B&B has a comfy queen size bed. The bathroom is shared but is stocked with toiletries. Other amenities include a dedicated workspace with Wi-Fi, a TV with Netflix and Roku, and a fully equipped kitchen. The host serves breakfast in this cute vacation rental in New York, so you can make sure you start the day all fuelled up.

Best Bed and Breakfast for Friends – Cozy Rooms in Home

Cozy Rooms in Home New York
  • $$
  • Up to 5 guests
  • Shared patio and backyard
  • Garden view

Located in Greece NY, this bed and breakfast is in a residential neighborhood in peaceful surroundings. Convenience stores, a mall, and several restaurants are close.

A group of friends will find this B&B ideal as it is also close to the Erie Canal which has great biking, walking, and running trails. Lake Ontario, Buffalo, and Niagara Falls are also up to an hour and a half away.

Start your day with a complimentary breakfast of homemade muffins and seasonal fruit with coffee or tea. Your room (or rooms) is upstairs in this B&B, with a dedicated shared bathroom.

Free Wi-Fi and TV with Netflix and Hulu are available for use in the living room. You can relax in the living room or unwind and have tea or coffee in the backyard or patio.

Most Traditional Bed and Breakfast – Vegan B&B

Vegan BB New York
  • $$$
  • 4 guests
  • Private Balcony
  • Excellent organic breakfast

The location of this B&B isn’t the only plus factor, but the overall traditional aura and charm of the place make it a perfect pick. Situated alongside the Hudson River, this is the ideal place for a staycation where you want to get away and slow down. It has easy access to exploring the Hudson River valley and Catskills.

This bed and breakfast is housed in a 19th-century house – a quirky mix of the old and the new, bright space with vintage and mid-century modern inspired furniture.

Enjoy a gourmet and plant-based breakfast by the host before you start your day. After a day of adventures come home to relax on the comfy queen bed in your suite. Your room has a private bathroom with complimentary bath products too.

Amazing Luxury Bed and Breakfast – Gorgeous Vibes Inn

Gorgeous Vibes Inn New York
  • $$$$
  • 2 guests
  • Terrace
  • City views

Are you ready to splurge some on your trip? Here’s my pick for an amazing luxury B&B in Harlem New York. Vibes Inn is located near Columbia University and Lincoln Center, and offers great city views.

Take your pick of the view – landmark, city, or garden view – because your room at this inn comes with a terrace. Also featured with the room are a dining area and a fully equipped kitchen.

So relax on the large comfy bed and take in the great views of the city from your terrace. Amenities include Wi-Fi, TV with cable channels, a private bathroom with essentials and towels.

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Final Thoughts on B&Bs in New York

Ready for your next trip to the Empire State? Take the stress out of planning and pick one of the amazing bed and breakfasts from our list!

Staying at a B&B in New York is a great way to experience the state. Bed and breakfasts add charm and character to the place, unlike hotels.

More than often you end up meeting like-minded people and making friends. Whether you choose to stay outside the city for a relaxing getaway or want to stay where all the action is happening, you can find something to fit your preferences and pockets.

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Safe travels!


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