Hotels Near Columbia University

Duane Street Hotel isn’t like many hotels near Columbia University, as with us travelers get exclusive access to the hip and trendy neighborhoods of Lower Manhattan. Located a short subway ride or drive from the property to campus, you can easily commute between move-ins and graduation ceremonies while staying within arm’s distance of some of the city’s finest attractions.

Nearby Attractions

Incoming freshmen, visiting families and friends can enjoy all of the cultural attractions surrounding our Tribeca hotel. This is the one of the only hotels near Columbia University within walking distance of the Freedom Tower, Hudson Piers and Battery Park. Our dining scene is the best in the city and you can host a swanky graduation dinner at the Tribeca Grille, or internationally-renowned sushi spot Nobu. Back to school clothes and a little treat for mom and dad can be found at one of the many local retail shops, which range from swanky duds at Steven Alan Annex to hip and affordable clothes at Uniqlo and H&M.

Looking beyond Downtown, guests of our hotel near Columbia University can stop by some of the city’s many iconic attractions on their way uptown to campus. In Midtown alone, you can see a Broadway show in Times Square, attend the ballet at the Lincoln Center, or take long afternoon strolls through Central Park.


Duane Street has an excellent variety of accommodations for all groups and individuals looking to stay at a hotel near Columbia University. Our Superior Double Rooms have two beds and plenty of space for families and friends to stay comfortably. Parents looking to make a vacation out of their NYC college visit can kick back in an Executive King, while students in need of practicality and luxury should check out a Corner Suite for their temporary housing needs.