About the Pan American Hotel, Elmhurst, New York
The Pan American Hotel in Elmhurst, New York is an ideal spot for travelers who are faced with the pesky problem of not flying out of the same airport they flew into. Located just five miles from LaGuardia Airport and a mere ten miles from JFK, this property’s central location offers a convenient solution, and also gives travelers easy access to major attractions in Queens and Manhattan, too. If you are indeed booking your hotel around your airport(s), you’ll be glad to know that the Pan American Hotel has a free shuttle service to both LaGuardia and JFK Airports.
Aside from its handy locale, the hotel itself is clean and well maintained, and guest rooms are spacious. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with premium channels, mini refrigerator, desk, voicemail, Wi-Fi and a hair dryer. There’s free Wi-Fi in the lobby and free coffee there, too, every day from 4am to 7am. Duke’s Restaurant, just off the lobby, serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner with an Italian flair, every day of the week.
When you’re ready to head into the city, you can get to most of the major sights in a half hour using public transportation. The closest subway station is the Grand Avenue – Newtown station, just three blocks from the hotel, and the available lines take you directly into Manhattan. Another option is the Q60 bus, which stops right outside the hotel and takes you through Queens and into Midtown Manhattan. There’s plenty to see in the borough of Queens, too; you’re close to the Museum of the Moving Image, the Queens Museum of Art and Flushing Meadow Corona Park, with its impressive 63-million-dollar facility that includes an Olympic-sized indoor pool, an indoor diving pool and an NHL-regulation ice rink.
Did you know?
Queens’ female-monarch namesake was Catherina of Braganza, who married King Charles II of England in 1662.
Those who need easy access to both JFK and LaGuardia airports will enjoy this hotel’s convenient location between both.
Pan American Hotel Location Information:
79-00 Queens Blvd.
Elmhurst, NY 11373
R train at Grand Avenue -- Newtown Station
Duke’s Restaurant just off the lobby serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7am-midnight every day and until 4am on Fridays and Saturdays.