Purchasing Guide Details

Travel Services - Hotels

Local Preferred Hotel Rooms & Nationwide Offers
NYC Hotels

Preferred nyc hotels



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


Preferred hotel rates can be booked on the Columbia University Travel Portal and may also be booked at each individual hotel using the links provided below. The approx. distance between each Preferred Hotel and the Morningside Campus is listed below.


► Edge Hotel (2.7mi) a direct link to access the preferred rates here.

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

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

► Warwick New York (4.1mi) - direct link to access the preferred rates here.

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

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

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


Please refer to the 2020 Hotel Rates link in the first paragraph above for rates and further information on each property. 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.

College Reciprocity Program

College Reciprocity Program

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


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.


Questions on Columbia University's Preferred Hotel Program may be emailed to:


Or you can contact:

Ramón Bocarro

Director, Travel & Expense Management 

(212) 854-2335