The New York City Boatel

Jun 12, 2012
The New York City Boatel

Images from New York of The Boatel, an artist-run hotel built out of more than a dozen discarded boats at Marina 59 in Far Rockaway, offering a sanctuary from nearby John F. Kennedy International Airport and the buzz of New York City. Since opening last year, the hotel has been booked most weekends in the summer. A one-night stay costs $55 to $100, and profits go to support a small but thriving art community. I'm still looking for a cool place to stay during my September trip to NYC, but this might just be a little too hipster for me.

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