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Our Hotel Near Columbia University

Visit One of the World's Top Institutions

Just across Central Park, our Upper East Side hotel near Columbia University offers access to a legendary institution that has established generations of scholars across disciplines. Home to world-class schools of medicine, arts, and business, the campus' stately architecture welcomes students from all over the globe. Its history spans back to before the Revolutionary War, giving it status as one of nine colonial colleges. With alumni including US presidents, politicians, scientists, artists, and business leaders, a visit to the campus will provide hours of exploration into Columbia's lasting impact on the world.

Hotel Wales, a top NYC boutique hotel, is located on the Upper East Side, an easy trip from Morningside Heights and a number of other NYC universities. We welcome all Columbia University hotel travelers, whether prospective students, parents, or faculty, and are pleased to offer exclusive rates. To book, please contact our Reservations desk.

Directions to the Morningside Heights Campus

From Hotel Wales by car:

  • Head north on Madison Avenue toward E 97th Street
  • Turn left onto E 97th Street
  • Continue onto 97th Street Transverse
  • Continue straight onto W 97th Street
  • Turn right onto Amsterdam Avenue
  • Continue to Morningside Heights Campus

From Hotel Wales by bus:

  • Walk north on Madison Avenue toward the Madison Av/E 95th St bus stop
  • Catch the M4 bus (LTD WASH HTS CBRNI BL via MADSN via BWAY)
  • Stay on 9 stops and exit at Cathedral Py/Morningside Dr
  • Walk north on Morningside Drive to the Morningside Heights Campus