With breathtaking views of Manhattan and Queens, Graduate New York is the smartest place to stay in New York City. A scholastic retreat in the middle of the East River, the hotel blends island history with the innovative energy of Cornell Tech and its campus. Here, the futuristic, fashionable, and functional meld to create a space that’s bright, open, and always interesting. A 13-foot statue of artist Hebru Brantley’s iconic Flyboy welcomes you to the hotel. In the lobby, 5,000 square feet of floor-to-ceiling bookshelves take you back to the stacks. Enjoy unobstructed views of the New York skyline from every guest room. Whether you’re seeing New York for the first time or looking for a new view of your favorite city, we’re here to make your visit memorable. Our warm, friendly, and whip-smart staff will help you see Roosevelt Island and NYC from a fresh perspective.