Hotels for the 2008 Africa Prize Event

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Saturday, October 18, 2008
New York Hilton Hotel

Hotels with Blocks of Rooms

Hilton Hotel
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Reservations: Call 1-800-HILTONS and request The Hunger Project 2008.
Rate: Double Accommodations: $399/night plus tax
Cutoff date: Monday, September 15, 2008

Buckingham Hotel
101 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Rate: Studio Suite: $299/night plus tax; 1-Bedroom Suite: $339/night plus tax
Reservation Contact: Dawn Murphy at (212) 246-1500 ext. 3201;; or fax: (212) 262-0698.
Please note you are with The Hunger Project group when making reservation.
Cutoff date: September 17, 2008.

Other Recommended Hotels

Please note that we do not have block bookings or special arrangements with these hotels. It is simply a listing of hotels with availability for your use. We suggest that you review their amenities online before making your arrangements.

Hotels Close to the Hilton

Shoreham Hotel
33 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
Reservations: 1-800-553-3347
Rate: $529 +tax

Warwick Hotel
65 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Reservations: 1-800-223-4099
Hotel Direct: (212) 247-2700
Rate: $485 +tax

Less Expensive Options further from the Hilton

Hotel 17
225 E. 17th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 475 2845
Rate: $150 +tax for double with shared bathroom

Seafarers and International House
123 E. 15th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 677-4800
Rates: $82 (shared bath), $111 (private bath) + tax

At Home in New York
A Bed and Breakfast Reservation Service
Phone: (212) 956-3125
Toll Free: (800) 692-4262
Rates: This site includes both hosted and unhosted listings for as low as $75/night up to about $265/night

City Lights
A Bed and Breakfast Agency (minimum 3-night stay)
Phone: (212) 737-7049
Rates are $80-$145 hosted and $130-$300 unhosted
Jazz on the Town Hostel
307 East 14th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 228-2780
Rates are approximately $35-$40 for 4,6,8 bed dormitory style rooms

Westside YMCA
5 West 63rd St.
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 875-4100
Rate: $87-96 +tax with shared bath

Riverside Tower Hotel
80 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 877-5200 or (800) 724-3136
Rates: $104-$109 for single/double and $149 for 5-person suites

Comfort Inn Midtown
129 W. 46th Street
New York, NY
Phone: (212) 221-2600
or Book Online at:
Rate: $309 +tax

Comfort Inn Chelsea
18 W. 25th Street (Between Broadway and 6th Avenue)
New York, NY
Phone: (212) 645-3990
or Book Online at:
Rate: $299 and up + tax

You might also want to try AAA or to secure rooms at reasonable rates.