airport_shuttle Airport Shuttle business_center Business Center wifi Free Internet Available accessible Accessible smoke_free No Smoking Rooms/Facilities local_laundry_service Laundry room_service Room Service
airport_shuttle Airport Shuttle business_center Business Center wifi Free Internet Available accessible Accessible smoke_free No Smoking Rooms/Facilities pets Pets Allowed local_dining Restaurant local_laundry_service Laundry room_service Room Service
business_center Business Center wifi Free Internet Available local_parkingFree Parking accessible Accessible smoke_free No Smoking Rooms/Facilities local_dining Restaurant local_laundry_service Laundry
Brooklyn (named after the Dutch city Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. An independent city until its consolidation into New York in 1898, Brooklyn is New York's most populous borough, with nearly 2.5 million residents. If all five boroughs were independent cities, Brooklyn would rank as the third most populous city in the United States, behind Los Angeles and Chicago. Brooklyn is coterminous with Kings County, which is the most populous county in New York State, and the second most densely populated county in the United States (after New York County, which is coterminous with Manhattan).
Though a part of New York City, Brooklyn maintains a distinct character of its own. Brooklyn is enriched by cultural diversity, an independent art scene, distinct neighborhoods, and a unique architectural heritage.
Colleges and Universities:
Brooklyn College is a senior college of the City University of New York, and was the first public co-ed liberal arts college in New York City. The College ranked in the top 10 nationally for the second consecutive year in Princeton Review’s 2006 guidebook, America’s Best Value Colleges.
Brooklyn Law School was founded in 1901 and is notable for its diverse student body.
Kingsborough Community College is a junior college in the City University of New York system, located in Manhattan Beach.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, originally founded as the Long Island College Hospital in 1860, is the oldest hospital-based medical school in the United States.
Long Island University is a private university in Downtown Brooklyn with 6,417 undergraduate students.
Southern Brooklyn was once the premier resort destination for New York City. Coney Island developed as a playground for the rich in the early 1900s, when wealthy New Yorkers would bet on horses at the Gravesend or Sheepshead Bay Race Track and dined at high-class restaurants and seaside hotels. No trip to Sheepshead Bay would be complete without a stop at the docks and then dinner at Lundy's Restaurant. The introduction of the subway made Coney Island a vacation destination for the masses, and it evolved into one of America's first amusement grounds. The Cyclone rollercoaster, built in 1927, is on the National Register of Historic Places. The 1920 Wonder Wheel and other rides are still operational at Astroland. Coney Island went into decline in the 1950s, but is undergoing a renaissance. The annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade is a hipster costume-and-float parade which honored David Byrne, pre-punk music guru, as the head merman in 1998. Coney Island also hosts the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.
The New York Transit Museum is a museum which displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway and bus systems; it is located in the unused Court Street subway station in Brooklyn Heights. The Brooklyn Children's Museum was the world's first museum for children and has many exhibits on culture and zoology. The 52 acre (210,000 m²) Brooklyn Botanic Garden includes a cherry tree esplanade, a one acre (4,000 m²) rose garden, a Japanese hill and pond garden, a fragrance garden for the blind, a water lily pond esplanade, several conservatories, a rock garden, a native flora garden, a bonsai tree collection, and children's gardens and discovery exhibits. Brooklyn's rich African American history can be seen at the Weeksville Houses, where the first freed black community was formed in the early 1800s, and the Simmons African Arts Museum.
SaveOnHotels.com is the easiest way to help you find the best savings on hotels in Brooklyn, New York.
You can compare all of the Brooklyn hotel rooms including the major Brooklyn hotel chains using our unique guest rating system as well as Brooklyn hotel reviews to help find the perfect hotel room when booking your accommodation in Brooklyn, New York.
Why use SaveOnHotels.com to book your Brooklyn lodging & accommodation?
We can help you to find the perfect Brooklyn hotel room for almost any occaision. Using our fast hotel search you will be able to compare different Brooklyn hotels by:
Locations within Brooklyn
Neighborhoods in Brooklyn
Nearby Brooklyn attractions
Hotels in nearby Brooklyn cities
Hotels in different areas of New York
By promotional rates
Hotel name & chain
For hotels in Brooklyn, New York we provide:
Up to the minute hotel rates & availability
Detailed hotel information and photos
Comprehensive Brooklyn maps showing the locations of hotels in Brooklyn and the nearest transportation and landmarks
Save On Hotels Brooklyn hotel ratings
When you make a hotel reservation in Brooklyn with Save On Hotels we'll send you email confirmations with the reservation details of your hotel booking along with hotel contact details, directions, information on nearby Brooklyn attractions, and if you get stuck, we're only a phone call away.
To make the most of our service, check back frequently to view up to the minute Brooklyn hotel savings.
Brooklyn, New York Hotels. Hotels in Brooklyn. Hotels in Brooklyn New York 11209. Inns, Bed and Breakfasts, Resorts, Lodging including Brooklyn vacation packages. Brooklyn motels lodging accommodation - hotel reviews, visitor reviews, advice, guide, travel packages, Vacation Tourist, Info. / Tourist Information