Take advantage of Au Pair Weekend's partnership with Hostelling International in NYC! Just add housing to your purchase when registering for a course.
Students who register for a NYC course have the option to add accommodations at the hostel. Adding a 3-night stay at the hostel is $250. Students who add housing through APW will stay in a shared room with 8 – 20 beds. The hostel is about 30 minutes away from our campus on the subway.
Other Housing Options
NOTE: Au Pair Weekend is not affiliated with and does not recommend any of the specific accommodations below. Please do your own research before choosing your weekend housing.
Although some days will start and end in different locations, in general, classes are in the Bryant Park area. Classes are held at Berkeley College near Grand Central Station. Please take this into consideration when choosing your accommodation.
TRANSPORTATION TO CAMPUS
Note: There is also a Berkeley College building on 43rd Street. Make sure to come to the 41st St. location!
The closest subway stations to the campus are:
The closest metro stations to the building are Grand Central on the 4, 5, 6, 7, and S Lines (2-3 minute walk), 42 St-Bryant Park Station on the B, D and F Lines (5 minute walk), Times Sq-42 Street on the N, Q, R and W Lines (5 minute walk), 51st Street on the 4 and 6 Lines (10 minute walk), and Lexington Ave-53rd on the E and M Lines (10 minute walk)
If you are arriving at Penn Station, you can walk 15 - 20 minutes to the building, or take the 1-2-3 metro line to the Times Sq-42nd street stop.
Travel Between Airports & Campus
Uber costs from airports typically around $40-50 from LaGuardia/JFK airports, $80 from Newark airport
If you are arriving at Newark airport, there are multiple NJ transit trains (as well as Amtrak, though it is more expensive) which go straight from Newark Airport Rail Station to Penn Station.
If you are arriving at LaGuardia Airport, you can take the Q70 bus to Roosevelt Av/74 St and then the F or M metro trains to 42nd street/Bryant Park and walk five minutes from there.
If you are arriving at JFK airport, you can take the airport AirTrain to Jamaica station. From there, you can take the E train to Lexington Av/53 St. Here, you can either walk 15 - 20 minutes to the building or transfer to the 6 train and get off at Grand Central and walk 5 minutes.
Alternatively, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica station and take the M1, M3, M4 or Q32 bus and get off at 5 Avenue-53 St Station. From here, you can walk 15-20 minutes or transfer to the M4 bus at 5 Av/W 52 St and get off at 5 Av/41 st and walk five minutes.
Parking typically costs around $30-50 per day. Some nearby parking stations are:
SP+ Parking (200 Park Ave Viaduct or 219 E 41st St)
Icon Parking (101 Park Ave or 235 E 45th St)