Best Rate Guarantee

Best Rate Guarantee will assure that you’ll always get the best rate available when you book directly with The Garden City hotel.

1. Make a reservation through one of the following official website for The Garden City Hotel or The Garden City call center.

2. If within 24 hours of making your reservation, you find a qualifying lower price for the same room type, reservation dates and terms and conditions for the booking, we’ll match the rate and give you an additional 15% off the room rate for each night of your stay.
You must contact 877-549-0400 to have your request verified.

Frequently Asked Questions

Every Question, Answered

What is your cancellation policy?

Guests may cancel their reservation up to 24 hours prior to 4pm day of arrival local hotel time to avoid penalty charges or forfeiture of deposit.



We currently do not offer spa services, regretfully we have recently learned that Mynd Spa (our tenant) has permanently closed its door effective March 19, 2020 and has filed Chapter 7. At this time we have no further information. The hotel hopes to find a new spa tenant in the future and will communicate when such a plan is defined.

What kind of Specialty Dining do you feature?

We have our Legendary Sunday Brunch a la Carte, Private Igloos, and Seasonal outdoor Patio dining.

Where are the Best places to eat in Garden City, Long Island?

Enjoy our own Red Salt Room by David Burke, King Bar, In-Room Dining or our Seasonal Patio Bar.  If you feel like venturing off property, 7th street is just a block away from the hotel and has a variety of restaurants to choose from, including the Seventh Street Café, a classic Italian-American café, BK Sweeney’s Uptown Grille, Leo’s Midway, an old school bar and grill, Food for Thought a vegan friendly eatery, Go Greek, which is great for a quick bite, The Burger spot, offering all-natural burgers, salads and shakes, and Taku Restaurant, a traditional Asian bistro.

Do you have Gift Cards available?

Yes, you can purchase gift cards from our website or by calling our front desk.

Does the Garden City Hotel have Restaurants?

King Bar and top rated Red Salt Room by David Burke are both located on the main level of the hotel. 

What are some of the best shops in Garden City, Long Island?

The Roosevelt Field Mall is one of the largest shopping centers in the United States and offers a vast selection of stores. 

What are the best places to visit in Garden City?

There is plenty to do in the nearby area and these are only a few of the many activities available:

  • Roosevelt Field Mall
  • Americana Mall in the center of Long Islands Gold Coast 
  • Museum Row featuring the Cradle of Aviation and the Long Island Children’s Museum
  • Northwell Theater at Jones Beach
  • Jones Beach State Park

Where are the closest beaches?

Jones Beach State Park, Lido Beach at Town Park and Robert Moses State Park.

Where can I go to see a movie?

There are many movie theaters in the nearby area:

  • AMC Roosevelt Field 8
  • AMC Loews Raceway 10
  • Bow Tie Herricks Cinemas
  • Broadway Multiplex Cinemas
  • UA Westbury Stadium 12 IMAX & RPX

How Early Should I arrive before my flight?

According to official guidelines, it is a general rule to arrive at the airport no later than two hours before your domestic flight is scheduled to depart. For international flights, it is recommended to arrive no later than three hours before scheduled departure.

How much is Long Island Hotel Tax?

The New York State Legislature and the Nassau County Board of Supervisors have passed legislation imposing an occupancy tax of 3% on all hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, inns, cabins, cottages, campgrounds, tourist homes and convention centers within Nassau County.

What can I walk through Security at the airport?

Per the TSA's rules and guidelines, any and all tools should be securely wrapped, if sharp, and stowed away in your checked baggage. Almost all liquids, including gels and aerosols, food, drinks, and personal care items, must be stored in a 3.4-ounce or smaller container and placed in a quart-size clear zippered plastic bag when flying.

What is Long Island Weather Like?

Long Island experiences four distinct seasons, although the summer and winter are a bit milder than the rest of the state due to its coastal location. Long Islanders enjoy warm summers ranging from the mid 70’s to the mid 90’s. Spring and fall are comfortable, usually ranging from about 40 to 60 degrees. The winters bring in temperatures of 40 degrees and below.

How Far away is the airport from The Garden City Hotel?

John F. Kennedy International Airport is approximately 12 miles away from The Garden City Hotel. LaGuardia Airport is approximately 16 miles away.

How far is Garden City, Long Island from New York City by train?

The Long Island Railroad is right across the street, and New York City is only a short 45 minute train ride away.

Where can I go to rent a car?

What is included in the Facility Service Fee?

Wireless Internet, Self Parking, Access to 24-hour Fitness Center, and Complimentary Local Calls.

How much is the charge for internet?

We are pleased to offer complimentary wireless internet access in the lobby of the hotel. High-speed wireless internet access in guest rooms is included in the daily facility service fee or can be purchased separately, at $12.95 a day, if your room rate is exempt.

Does the room rate include breakfast?

Our standard rooms do not include breakfast; however you can enjoy a delicious breakfast at the King Bar by David Burke every day from 6:30AM to 11:00AM. We offer a wide selection of food from fresh fruits and grains to custom omelets made with farm fresh eggs.

When Can I check into the hotel? Also, what time is check-out?

Check in time starts at 4:00PM and check out time is 11:00AM.

Does the Garden City Hotel allow Pets in the room?

The Garden City Hotel is a dog-friendly hotel and offers pet amenities. The fee is $75 per night, per dog (fees and restrictions do not apply to service animals). You and your dog will receive:
o Pet 'Welcome Amenity' of treats
o Plush Premium Dog Bed
o Water bowl
o Door hanger to alert housekeeping and other guests of a pet in the room
o Pet sitting and Pet walking by request

Does the hotel have a pool and fitness center?

Enjoy our 24-hour fitness center daily with key access at the front desk. Temperature will be taken prior to entering. Please stop by the front desk should you be interested in walking/running maps of our scenic and historic village.

Our indoor pool is available Fridays & Saturdays from 9am to 7pm

How much is parking at or around the hotel?

The Garden City Hotel offers complimentary self-parking for hotel guests.  Parking is also included if you dine with us in King Bar, The Red Salt Room, or on our seasonal Patio Bar.    


Garden City is home to an array of interesting, family-friendly museums, including the Cradle of Aviation Museum, the Long Island Children’s Museum, and the Nassau County Firefighters Museum. Kids could spend all day exploring the Lego Store or checking out Nassau County’s variety of feathered friends at the Garden City Bird Sanctuary. And no trip to Garden City is complete without a turn on Nutley’s Carousel. Check out more favorites on our Things To Do page.