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Stony Brook New York Accommodations

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The Stony Brook center point is around 1 mile northeast of Harmony Vineyards and 1 mile northeast of Avalon Park & Preserve.

Located on the North Shore of Long Island, Stony Brook is a cozy, seaside town that's ideal for exploring the island or relaxing. If you want to experience the island without all the crowds, Stony Brook is an excellent choice for your home base, featuring accommodation to fit all budgets and lifestyles. More from this guide...

Stony Brook Hotels/Accommodations

Three Village Inn - Stony Brook
+1-888-389-4121
150 Main St., Stony Brook, NY 11790
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook : 1 Circle Rd.
+1-888-675-2083
1 Circle Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11794
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Hotel has 12 suites
  • Most guests were happy with the shuttle service
  • Wifi quality could be improved
From$119
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook
+1-800-716-8490
3131 Nesconset Highway, Stony Brook, NY 11720
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 7 meeting rooms in property
From$100
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Danfords Hotel Marina & Spa in Port Jefferson
+1-800-805-5223
25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777 ~4.09 miles east of Stony Brook
  • 4 star Oceanfront property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$169
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America Best Value Inn Smithtown : 755 Smithtown Bypass
+1-888-965-1860
755 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown, NY 11787 ~5.33 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Two star Beach property
  • Hotel has 34 rooms
Americas Best Value Inn Port Jefferson Station / Long Island : 1371 Route 112
+1-888-788-5576
1371 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 ~5.73 miles east of Stony Brook
  • Low-priced property
  • 48 sleeping rooms in hotel
Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Golf Club
+1-888-897-9207
1717 Motor Pkwy., Hauppauge, NY 11788 ~7.94 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 6 suites in property
  • Not ideal for sightseeing
  • Wonderful housekeeping
From$119
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Residence Inn by Marriott Hauppauge / Islandia
+1-888-311-4278
850 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788 ~7.97 miles southwest of Stony Brook
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check-in time: 1500
  • Room free of charge
  • All guests said rooms were clean
From$129
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Courtyard by Marriott : 5000 Express Dr. South
+1-888-469-4795
5000 Express Dr. South, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 ~7.99 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Mid-scale property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Value for money could be better
  • Nice bar
From$109
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Marriott Islandia Long Island
+1-888-734-9421
3635 Express Dr. North, Islandia, NY 11749 ~8.14 miles south of Stony Brook
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 10 floors in hotel
  • Most guests found the restaurant service to be good
  • Clean
From$109
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Homewood Suites
+1-888-841-5292
65 Union Ave., Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 ~8.17 miles south of Stony Brook
  • 3-star Airport property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Hampton Inn Long Island / Islandia
+1-888-455-5160
1600 Veterans Memorial Highway, Islandia, NY 11749 ~8.45 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Mid-scale Airport property
  • Access to gym on-site
Residence Inn by Marriott : 25 Middle Ave.
+1-888-965-8297
25 Middle Ave., Holtsville, NY 11742 ~8.75 miles southeast of Stony Brook
  • Four-star Highway property
  • 124 suites in property
Holiday Inn Express Hauppauge
+1-888-906-6358
2050 Express Dr. South, Hauppauge, NY 11788 Website ~9.09 miles southwest of Stony Brook
  • Three Star Airport property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
  • The majority of guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • Restauants close by
Hampton Inn Brookhaven : 2000 North Ocean Ave.
+1-888-749-6785
2000 North Ocean Ave., Farmingville, NY 11738 ~9.37 miles southeast of Stony Brook
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Airport shuttle provided
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Rodeway Inn Macarthur Airport
+1-888-878-9982
3055 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 ~9.45 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Two star Airport property
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$59
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Holtsville Long Island in Holtsville
+1-888-389-4485
1730 North Ocean Ave., Holtsville, NY 11742 ~9.54 miles southeast of Stony Brook
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3pm
Herodion Hotel
+1-888-389-4121
4 Rovertou Galli St., Athens, 11742 Greece ~9.57 miles southeast of Stony Brook
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$202
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Hilton Garden Inn / Islip Macarthur Airport
+1-888-675-2083
3485 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 ~9.62 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Mid-scale Airport property
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Great location
  • Coffee pot did not work
From$209
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Clarion Hotel & Conference Center : 3845 Veteran's Memorial Highway
+1-800-716-8490
3845 Veteran's Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 Website ~9.84 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • About half of guests indicated the reception staff was not good
  • Average sized rooms
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Bohemia
+1-800-805-5223
10 Aero Rd., Bohemia, NY 11716 ~10.36 miles south of Stony Brook
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • 4 floors in property
  • Fantastic service
  • Disappointing food
From$89
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Fairfield Inn by Marriott Medford Long Island
+1-888-965-1860
2695 Route 112, Medford, NY 11763 ~10.40 miles southeast of Stony Brook
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Clean facilities
  • Tasty breakfast
Radisson Hotel Hauppauge Long Island : 110 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy.
+1-888-788-5576
110 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy., Hauppauge, NY 11788 ~10.50 miles southwest of Stony Brook
  • Expensive Suburban hotel
  • 9 conference rooms in property
  • Ironing board & Wifi is provided free
  • Staff was friendly and helpful
Hampton Inn Commack - Commack
+1-888-897-9207
680 Commack Rd., Commack, NY 11725 ~11.36 miles southwest of Stony Brook
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • Every guests reviewed were happy with the price of the breakfast
  • Professional service
From$135
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Courtyard Marriott Islip Courthouse Complex
+1-888-311-4278
11 Court House Dr., Central Islip, NY 11722 ~11.44 miles south of Stony Brook
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 125 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$139
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Stony Brook, NY discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Stony Brook hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Settled in the late 17th century, Stony Brook's earliest residents worked in agriculture and at a grist mill, which turned grain into flour. Nearly 200 years later, Stony Brook experienced a surge in growth with the completion of the Long Island Railroad, which made it easy for residents to commute to New York City. Today, the city is full of modern amenities and the home of Stony Brook University, one of the state's premier universities.

With beautiful parks and beaches, Stony Brook is a destination you should put on your shortlist, whether you're searching for a family vacation or a romantic getaway.

When to Visit Stony Brook, NY

Summer is the peak season in Stony Brook, as temperatures warm and the sun shines consistently. This weather makes the city comfortable to traverse on foot, while also offering opportunities to take a dip in Smithtown Bay. Hotel rates are at their highest during this time of the year, although you might find a deal if you book months in advance.

Although it's still a bit chilly in spring, Stony Brook has many activities that are worth a look. Grab your clubs and head to one of the golf courses in the area; you may have the course almost entirely to yourself. You may need to dress warmly, but the solitude and beautiful backdrop are well worth the effort. Hotel prices tend to fall during this time, as demand for rooms declines.

Winter can get downright cold in Stony Brook, but if you're willing to brave the weather, you can enjoy the town without the crowds. Aside from college students, other visitors are almost non-existent, providing quiet solitude you might find appealing. During this season, hotel prices reach their yearly lows and bargains are easier to find.

Fall is an exciting time in Stony Brook, especially if you love college sports. Both football and basketball are in full swing, although hotel rates can spike during a big game. Like the spring, fall is a bit brisk, but dressing in layers makes it comfortable even with temperature swings.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Stony Brook, NY:

seasonality of hotel rates in Stony Brook

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in Stony Brook, NY. Analyze these charts to determine the least expensive seasons to book a room in Stony Brook for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Stony Brook, NY

4 Star Average Prices: $164.77

When you're looking for a pampering getaway, you may have to travel about 15 to 30 miles away from Stony Brook. However, this puts you in an excellent position to explore other nearby areas. Although it's in Connecticut, the Delamar Southport Hotel is a luxury option you'll love. It allows you to explore the quaint towns of New England, while the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company provides access across the Long Island Sound.

All 44 rooms at the Delamar Southport come equipped with amenities such as a minibar, flat-screen television with cable programming, designer toiletries, a hair dryer, and one of the most comfortable beds you'll ever sleep on.

If you want to explore Connecticut, a free shuttle takes you to the beach and arrives every 30 minutes during the season. Other on-site perks include a concierge service, babysitting, a steam room, and a fitness center. A full-service spa offers facials, massages, and body treatments that soothe every aching muscle.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Stony Brook

Budget Hotel Options in Stony Brook, NY

3 Star Average Prices: $159.57

If you want budget accommodation, you may have to stay outside of Stony Brook, but don't worry. The drive is no more than 10 to 15 minutes. The Rodeway Inn near MacArthur Airport is an affordable option that puts you near Stony Brook, yet within minutes of the airport, Stony Brook University, Lakeland County Park, and Avalon Park.

Each of their 55 rooms come with a refrigerator, a microwave, complimentary wireless internet, a coffee maker, and free local phone calls. The hotel also has a fitness center, gift shop, newsstand, and a complimentary buffet breakfast, to get your day started off right.

Just 14 miles from downtown Stony Brook, the Travelodge Bay Shore offers budget rooms close to the Bohemia Historical Society Museum, Connetquot State Park, and Bethpage Ballpark. During your stay, enjoy amenities such as a flat-screen television with satellite programming, a coffee maker, a desk, and free Wi-Fi. If you're getting a tinge of cabin fever in your room, walk down to the lobby for free newspapers, a complimentary breakfast each morning, and a 24-hour front desk that makes it quick and easy to check in and check out.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Stony Brook

2 Star Average Prices: $112.58

Best Discounts in Stony Brook, NY

Everyone loves saving money, and with the available hotel discounts near Stony Brook, you'll have more cash for other activities on your trip. Just outside of Stony Brook, the America's Best Value Inn in Port Jefferson has excellent cut-rate rooms for AAA members. When you book a room here, you're in close proximity to Theatre Three and the Mather House Museum. When you're searching for a fun and exciting learning experience, head over to the Maritime Explorium for a day the kids won't forget.

One of the best features of this hotel is the Tempur-Pedic bed, which makes you feel like you're sleeping on a cloud. Before you doze off, take advantage of their free Wi-Fi and cable television. When you wake up, feast on the free coffee and doughnuts available in the lobby.

The Hyatt Regency at Wind Watch Golf Club is ideal for a weekend golf outing, and government and military personnel will both enjoy a discount. With these extra funds in your hand, you can schedule more time at Wind Watch or buy a few extra drinks for your buddies at the clubhouse.

When you're done with a round of golf, head back to the Hyatt and enjoy delicious meals at the restaurant or grab a drink at the bar and lounge. If you're still full of energy, take a dip in the outdoor pool or play a few sets on the tennis courts. You can also take advantage of other options such as a free shuttle to local shopping areas, a full breakfast spread (for a fee), a 24-hour business center, and concierge services.

All guest rooms offer an iPod docking station, LCD television, free Wi-Fi, and Egyptian cotton sheets on your comfortable pillow-top mattress.

Best Value Options in Stony Brook, NY

When you want excellent value in Stony Brook, head to the Residence Inn. This three-star hotel offers guest rooms and suites loaded with extras including 32-inch televisions, free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. A business center and express check-out are perfect for business travelers who want to get work done and move at their own pace. Plus, you're only a short drive from Stonebridge Golf Links and Caleb Smith State Park.

Top Attractions and Destinations in Stony Brook, NY

Whether you love history, the outdoors, or art, Stony Brook has an exciting destination or attraction to suit your tastes. Avid outdoorsmen and nature lovers will enjoy the beaches and parks in the area. Avalon Park on the western edge of the city is a favorite of locals and visitors. It's technically a nature preserve, so there are no bathrooms or other amenities, but if you want spectacular photo ops or to see what the area looked like hundreds of years ago, this is the spot.

If the weather's nice, the beach is an outstanding option. West Meadow Beach can often get crowded during the summer, but it has ample room to throw a frisbee, get a tan, or take a dip. There's also a playground, volleyball court, and a walking trail if you don't want to brave the crowds. Sand Street Beach is another option for swimmers, and the recently renovated facilities are a nice addition to your visit.

When you're looking to add a little culture to your vacation, take a trip to the Long Island Museum of Art, History, and Carriages. Known to locals as the Long Island Museum, the facility houses paintings and sculptures with a connection to the island. In addition, you can learn about the history of the area or feast your eyes on original and replica carriages that were important for business and transportation over 100 years ago.

Built in the 19th century, the Stony Brook Grist Mill is another place to gather information about the history of Stony Brook. It's both picturesque and quaint, and each Saturday in the summer, the mill invites you inside to see some of the artifacts of a bygone era. They even have cornmeal available for sale that's produced at the mill by a centuries-old technique.

Whether you're in town for a Stony Brook basketball game, looking to veg out on the beach, or enjoying the quaintness of this seaside town, Stony Brook has the hotel options you need. From budget accommodation to luxury options, make sure to choose the right hotel for a truly memorable occasion.

FAQs about hotels in Stony Brook

What are the best rated hotels in Stony Brook?

Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook, Herodion Hotel and Hilton Garden Inn are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Stony Brook?

Danfords Hotel Marina & Spa, Residence Inn by Marriott and Herodion Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near Stony Brook city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Stony Brook?

Three Village Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook, and Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook are the properties closest to Stony Brook city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Stony Brook cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Stony Brook can be as cheap as $112.58 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Stony Brook cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Stony Brook has been $159.57 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Stony Brook cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Stony Brook has been $164.77 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Stony Brook?

Herodion Hotel, Whitman Motor Lodge and Delamar Southport are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Stony Brook?

Residence Inn Long Island Islip, Residence Inn by Marriott Norwalk and Residence Inn by Marriott Hauppauge are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Stony Brook?

Quality Suites Stratford, Rodeway Inn Stratford and The Westport Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Stony Brook?

Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook, Holiday Inn Bridgeport Trumbull Fairfield and Holiday Inn Express Hauppauge are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler reviews of Stony Brook, NY

Below are reviews of the city of Stony Brook, NY from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Lovely north shore Long Island village"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lovely north shore Long Island village. It appears the hotel is on the campus of Stony Brook University and we took a tour. Beautiful school and campus.

Ned P., from 04-Dec-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Stony Brook, NY shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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