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Travel Services - Hotels

Local Preferred Hotel Rooms & Nationwide Offers
NYC Hotels

Preferred nyc hotels


Columbia has negotiated rates with eleven (11) preferred hotels in New York City (Please click here for 2019 Hotel Rates).


The preferred hotels are located throughout Manhattan and offer guests a variety of amenities. For additional information on the Columbia Preferred Hotels, including contact information, rates, blackout dates, a booking tool, and our collegiate reciprocity program can be found by going to the Columbia University Travel Portal and clicking on the link for Hotels.


Please find the preferred rates in the hyperlink above. You may directly book with our hotel properties using the links provided below. the The Columbia Preferred Hotels in New York are (distance from Morningside Campus):


► Aloft Harlem (.06mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► Edge Hotel (2.7mi) a direct link to access the preferred rates will be available shortly.

► Hotel Beacon (2.3mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► Hotel Belleclaire (2.4mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► Hotel Newton (1.3mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► Hudson Hotel (3.5mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► Marriott Courtyard Central Park (3.3mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► NYLO (2.1mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► The Empire Hotel (2.8mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

► The Lucerne (2.2mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.


► Club Quarters (Multiple Locations)

Club Quarters Columbia Member Rates

► Club Quarters Gold Status* & Benefits of Membership

*Gold Rewards status does not apply to individuals paying

through the Columbia University PCard or otherwise being

reimbursed with University funds



Please refer to the 2019 Hotel Rates link in the first paragraph above for rates and further information on the properties.  The rates negotiated by the university can be obtained only by booking through the direct link provided above or calling the Hotel directly and requesting the Columbia Rate. 


In addition to single room rates, many of the preferred hotels offers group packages. To obtain group rates, please contact the hotel directly.

Nationwide Offers

Nationwide offers

The University works with Campus Travel Management to offer the following services to travelers:


► A partnership with Starwood Hotels and the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®) program to offer you an exclusive SPG membership at the Preferred Guest Level. You will have access to more options, more flexibility and more ways to get the rewards you deserve. Your exclusive benefits will enhance every stay at Starwood's more than 1,000 distinctive hotels and resorts across nine unique brands in nearly 100 countries, including:

- 15% off the best available rate at the time of booking (some restrictions apply)

- Two Starpoints® for every eligible U.S. dollar spent at participating hotels

- Enhanced room at check-in (subject to availability)

- 4 p.m. late checkout

For more information about SPG, please visit spg.com. When making a reservation, please remember to use you SET Number: 384567


College Reciprocity Program. If you are traveling to one of a select group of college campuses, your status as an academic colleague may entitle you to a wide range of hotel discounts. To determine whether an institution's local hotel program is eligible, please go to the Columbia University Travel Portal, click hotels and then click College Reciprocity. When booking, please be sure to ask for the rate of the host institution and include your status as "Colleague" in the Reservation Request Form.


Purchasing Mechanism

Purchasing Mechanism

$0-$2,500 w/DPAD approval
Voucher$2,501 and above


For Questions Contact

Cynthia Caruso

Senior Category Manager, Technology, Travel & Business Products Sourcing

(212) 851-0420