3 star – Secret Hotel in East Elmhurst – 3 star – New York City

Located in the heart of East Elmhurst, this pleasant and comfortable Top Secret Hotel is an ideal choice for visitors to the city who are planning a short-term visit or a weekend city break. Due to its convenient proximity to LaGuardia Airport, the 3 star property provides a handy base for business and leisure travellers who also want to explore the rest of the diverse borough of Queens and the major tourist attractions in and around Manhattan. As New York’s biggest neighbourhood with the most cultural diversity, Queens is a fascinating place to stay and explore; from the many leafy parks and meadows to the international cuisines served in Jackson Heights and the eclectic mix of stores, museums and galleries. The hotel itself guarantees a more relaxed, peaceful stay than the usual hustle and bustle of downtown New York, with excellent transport links to every corner of the city.

The services and commodities offered to guests throughout their stay, at this 3 star Secret Hotel in East Elmhurst, include high speed internet connection, dry cleaning and accessible handicap rooms. There is also a straightforward car rental service, which allows you to take day trips outside of the city to nearby destinations such as Long Island, West Orange and New Jersey. Families travelling with kids have the option to stay together in one of the family or oversized rooms or in two rooms with interior corridor access for safety and privacy.

Just north of the Jackson Heights and Corona neighbourhoods in Queens, East Elmhurst has much to explore and experience, in an around its immediate surroundings. With such a high population of immigrants, the area greatly benefits from an amalgamation of cultures, cuisines and communities. You can pretty much find any type of food from around the globe here, from Tibetan dumplings to Indian daal, and Caribbean curries. There’s no better place to find authentic Indian food than in nearby Little India, some favourite eateries include the Jackson Diner, Delhi Heights and Dosa Delight.

There are often festivities and parades that take to the streets throughout the calendar year, making it a colourful and exciting place to both live and visit. A regular street party is the Roosevelt Avenue Street Food, which livens up as dark falls with dozens of regular vendors and stalls serving every delicacy imaginable from the Dominican Republic, Mexico and el Salvador, plus many others. Some stalls have acquired such a good reputation that they’ve become famous among locals and tourists alike and can often be seen with queues of hungry guests out front – don’t miss out!