The 2008 Orphan Film Symposium event site is located at Cantor Film Center, 36 East 8th Street, New York, NY 10003. Below is a list of nearby hotels. Reserve early as room inventory in New York City is very limited.
Also, be sure to check WALKING OFF THE BIG APPLE to read about further hotel options specifically intended for Orphan Film Symposium attendees.
Washington Square Hotel
Just across from Washington Square Park and only minutes from Cantor Film Center. Daily rates from Deluxe Single $180 to Deluxe Quad $260. Please call before Oct 2007 to ensure a reservation.
The Larchmont Hotel
It's just a 10 minute stroll to Cantor Film Center from this European-style West Village hotel. The hotel only accepts reservation 6 months in advance. Please call around September 26, 2007 to ensure a reservation. Daily rates here range between $80 and $145.
The Chelsea Inn
A four story walk-up in a renovated 19th century townhouse, just off 5th Avenue. Daily rate here starts at around $99.
Chelsea Pines Inn
Rooms are decorated with movie posters featuring a star from Hollywood's past.Chelsea Pines is about a 15min walk or 5 min taxi ride to Cantor Film Center.
Second Home on Second Avenue
The walk is about 15 min from Cantor Film Center. Daily rates here for one of its 6 rooms starts from $85 to around $200. Please call before Oct 2007 to ensure a reservation.
Howard Johnson Express Inn
Two blocks from the much-filmed Katz's Deli, the HoJo chain's inexpensive downtown location offers 45 one- or two-bed rooms with all the basic comforts. The hotel is about 30 minute walk from Cantor Film Center, central to the East Village and Lower East Side bar and restaurant scenes.
First known as The Westchester, then as The Occidental, then as The Pioneer, and now as the "The SOHOTEL" the oldest hotel in NYC is located in lower Manhattan off Bowery at Broome Street, a few steps from Little Italy and China Town and about 25 min walk from Cantor Film Center. Rooms available daily from $196 (1 to 4 guests) to $230 (up to 5 guests). Please call before Oct 2007 to ensure a reservation.
East Village Bed & Coffee
A 10 room European-style guesthouse with shared bathrooms and common areas. One block from Tompkins Square Park, lots of shops and cafes nearby. It will take about 20 min walk from Cantor Film Center event site. Daily rates here range between $95 and $150. Please call before Oct 2007 to ensure a reservation.
Madonna once stayed here. The hotel is about a 5 min taxi ride or about 15 min walk to Cantor Film Center.
Jimi Hendrix, Lenny Bruce, Willem de Kooning, Eugene O'Neill, Arthur Miller and Sam Shepard have all hung their hats here. The hotel is about 10 min taxi ride or about 35 min walk to Cantor Film Center. Rooms available daily from $195.