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Explore Our Hotel Near Governors Island
Governors Island in New York is a must-see attraction regardless of what time of year you visit. This massive recreational space is open to the public and features educational, cultural, and environmental exhibits for you to explore. Spread across 172 scenic acres, this island is truly one of Brooklyn’s most exciting attractions. Our newly renovated hotel near Governors Island is within minutes of the Red Hook ferry terminal and offers guests a quick way to see one of the state’s most widely visited attractions. Plan your trip to Governors Island and Red Hook today!
7am to 6pm (Open until 10pm on Fridays/Saturdays)
Island Features & Monuments
Located 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, Governors Island is perfectly located for those interested in exploring the greater Brooklyn area and beyond. Get up close to some of the best views of The Statue of Liberty while standing atop this soaring island. Check out our guide below before visiting to plan your day and enjoy all that this outdoor wonderland has to offer!
*Please note that all outdoor areas and building 110 are accessibility-friendly.
22-Acre National Monument
To honor two centuries of military service, Governors Island has maintained multiple structures around its grounds for spectators to enjoy. Castle Williams and Fort Jay are two of the large structures that stand tall today and can be seen by anyone who visits throughout the year.
Slide Hill is home to New York’s largest slide! This 57-foot long and 3-stories high slide treats guests of the island to a thrilling experience.
At 25-feet elevation, guests can relax as you overlook the beautiful grassy acres of the island’s largest park.
Get to know the island and city of Brooklyn, NY with a free 1 hour guided tour! Tours are available on a first-come-first serve basis. Guests can meet at the Soissons Landing Welcome Center on Saturdays and Sundays to be led by local volunteers.
Scenic trees and manicured shrubs cover Discovery Hill to create a scenic walking area for all those who visit. While atop the hill, guests can enjoy Cabin—a permanent-site art installation created by British artist, Rachel Whiteread.
Climb to the top of Outlook Hill for 360-degree views of The Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline.
Walk, ride a bike, or take the bus to the nearby Red Hook ferry terminal located 0.6 miles from our hotel.
Total travel time estimate: 25 minutes
- Walk to Van Brunt St/Commerce St.
- Take the B61 bus to Van Brunt St/King St.
- Turn left on King and walk for 3 minutes.
- At Red Hook ferry terminal, take S Brooklyn Ferry/Governors Island - Red Hook/Wall Street/Pier 11 - Bay Ridge.
- Ferries are accessible friendly
Stay at our hotel near Governors Island for an exciting trip in Red Hook, NY!
3 reasons to stay with us
Historic location with tons of local art and within a short distance to sporting venues, national monuments, and recreational parks.
Our app-based hotel eliminates wait times during check-in and puts you in control of your arrival.
Incredibly priced rooms in a one-of-a-kind neighborhood featuring deluxe amenities and upscale finishings throughout.