Discover the bright lights and excitement of Manhattan, just a 15-mile trip from hotel. Try your luck at Resort World Casino or bet on a good time at Aqueduct Racetrack or Belmont Racetrack, both nearby. Visit the scholar in your family at St. Johns University, a five-mile drive from the hotel. Check out the exhibits at the Museum of the Moving Image, or catch a New York Mets game at Citi Field or a Yankees game at Yankee Stadium. Ride a roller coaster at Luna Park on Coney Island, stroll the boardwalk at Rockaway Beach or have fun in the sand at Jones Beach, all nearby. Hotel's newly renovated guest rooms feature new pillow top mattresses and flat screen TV's, and rooms with refrigerators are available upon request. Enjoy free Daybreak continental breakfast with freshly made waffles in newly renovated breakfast area and stay connected to the world with free Wi-Fi Internet access and a free USA Today.