Where should I stay near White Plains, NY
June 5, 2012 11:31 AM   Subscribe

I'm traveling to New York and looking for hotel recommendations.

My boss and I are traveling to White Plains, NY in two weeks and she's charged me with finding a hotel. We're flying into LaGuardia airport (arriving around 2:30pm) and driving a rental to White Plains. Open to staying anywhere between, in nothing lower than a 3 star hotel (3.5 or 4 would be preferred).

I've never been to this part of the country, so looking for recommendations for a good place to stay that might have some cool things to explore when we arrive (we'll only be there the one night).

Thanks in advance!
posted by Twicketface to Travel & Transportation around White Plains, NY (10 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Wait, are you going to be in White Plains? Or somewhere in New Jersey? I am a bit confused by the wording of your question.

The Ritz-Carlton in White Plains is quite nice, if money is no object. The Hyatt House is a very pleasant suite hotel if you're on a bit more of a budget. The Renaissance Westchester isn't bad.
posted by Sidhedevil at 11:40 AM on June 5, 2012

White Plains is in New York, not New Jersey; I'd contact the mods and ask if they can make a change.
posted by madcaptenor at 11:40 AM on June 5, 2012

You wouldn't even drive through NJ to get to White Plains.
posted by amro at 11:43 AM on June 5, 2012

Response by poster: Oh, cripes. Sorry, New York - not sure where Jersey came from!
posted by Twicketface at 11:49 AM on June 5, 2012

Mod note: Unjersified, carry on.
posted by cortex (staff) at 11:52 AM on June 5, 2012 [6 favorites]

Here's the Trip Advisor page for White Plains.
posted by Ruthless Bunny at 1:00 PM on June 5, 2012

If you want to stay in White Plains, I'd just pick a big chain like a Marriott or Hyatt. There's a Ritz Carlton nearby too. It's mostly suburbs around there - don't expect anything exciting.
posted by kdern at 2:02 PM on June 5, 2012

I was far less thrilled with that Crowne Plaza than the Trip Advisor reviewers are, but it has been some years since I stayed there and it may have been renovated since.
posted by Sidhedevil at 2:47 PM on June 5, 2012

If it's within your budget and not too out of the way for your plans, stay at Tarrytown House! So pretty. The breakfast buffet is pretty nice, also.
posted by houseofdanie at 12:23 AM on June 6, 2012

Stay in NYC ... take the train into White Plains (30-45 minutes each way).
posted by tmharris65 at 4:54 PM on June 6, 2012

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