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Find Us - The Ravel Hotel in Long Island City, NYC

8-08 Queens Plaza South
Long Island City, NY 11101

(718) 289-6101

Driving Directions

MANHATTAN

Queensborough Bridge/ LOWER ROADWAY
Enter the bridge by turning left from Second Ave (1 way south) between 59th & 60th Streets. OR, turn left onto 59th Street from First Ave (1 way north) and after 1/2 block turn right onto ramp to bridge. Stay in right lane when exiting off the bridge in Long Island City, and make the first possible right which is 27th Street. Proceed 2 blocks and make a right onto 43rd Ave. Proceed straight (west towards Manhattan) on 43rd Ave. for 11 blocks and then turn right onto Vernon Blvd. Proceed 1 block and turn right onto Queens Plaza South. Ravel is at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South on your right.

Queensborough Bridge/ UPPER ROADWAY
Enter the bridge by going north off 57th or 58th Sts between First and Second Aves. Follow signs to "21st Street" (bearing right at fork) and proceed in right lane to traffic light at bottom of the ramp. Make a right onto 21st St. Proceed to the first intersection / traffic light (1/2 block) and make a left onto Queens Plaza South by the service station. Proceed straight (west towards Manhattan) on Queens Plaza South (south side bridge). Ravel will be on your left at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South.

Midtown Tunnel
From Manhattan to Queens Stay in right lanes and take the First Exit on your right into Long Island City (Immediately after toll booths). Make a hard RIGHT (180 degree turn) onto Borden Ave. You will now be facing west, back toward Manhattan. Take the first RIGHT - onto Vernon Blvd. Continue straight (north on Vernon Blvd. for 16 blocks. Make a RIGHT onto Queens Plaza South. Ravel is at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South on your right.

BROOKLYN (Brooklyn Queens Expressway)

Take the Brooklyn Queens Expressway north and EXIT at McGuinness- Humboldt. Make a LEFT at the end of the exit ramp and go under the BQE onto McGuinness. Continue straight (north) about 20 blocks, then go over the Pulaski Bridge and then straight across Jackson Ave. Continue straight on 11th St. about 12 blocks and make a LEFT onto Queens Plaza South. Proceed straight (west towards Manhattan). Ravel will be on your left at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South.

LONG ISLAND/Long Island Expressway (temporary detour)
Go WEST towards Manhattan and EXIT at Van Dam (last exit before the Midtown Tunnel to Manhattan). Proceed SOUTH on Van Dam Street until you reach Thompson Avenue. Make a LEFT on Thompson Avenue. Make a slight RIGHT onto 44th Drive. Continue straight until you reach Vernon Blvd. Make a RIGHT Vernon Blvd. Ravel is at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South on your right.

UPSTATE, BRONX, UPPER MANHATTAN
Take the Triborough Bridge to Queens, staying in the right lane. As you are coming off the bridge, take the FIRST EXIT, making a hard right across the side road along side the bridge (Hoyt Ave. So) onto 29th Street. Go 1 block and make a right onto Astoria Blvd. Proceed 5 blocks and make a left onto 21st St. Proceed straight (south) 20 blocks and go under the Queensborough / 59th Street Bridge supports. Then take the first right onto Queens Plaza South. Proceed straight (west towards Manhattan) on Queens Plaza South Ravel will be on your left at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South.

NEW JERSEY

George Washington Bridge
Take I-95 East across the George Washington Bridge. Once you're over the bridge, take I-87 South to the Triborough Bridge. Cross the Triborough Bridge into Queens and try to stay in the right-hand lanes. Take the first exit off the bridge - HOYT AVENUE -. At the bottom of the exit ramp, bear a hard right onto 29th Street. At the first intersection, turn right onto Astoria Blvd. Turn left onto 21st Street. Proceed 2 miles and turn right onto Queens Plaza South - this road runs along the southside of the Queensboro Bridge (look for a Sunoco gas station on the corner). Ravel will be on your left at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South.

Holland/Lincoln Tunnel
From Lincoln or Holland Tunnel proceed East to 57th street toward 1st Ave. Follow the directions from Queensboro Bridge Upper or Lower Level.

Verrazano Bridge
From the Verrazano Bridge take I-278 North (Brooklyn-Queens Expressway or BQE) into Brooklyn. Follow the direction from Brooklyn.


subway

N, W, 7
From Manhattan to Queens| Get off at "QUEENSBORO PLAZA" . Exit onto Queens Plaza South side, via the pedestrian walkway . Walk 10 blocks west, toward the Manhattan Skyline ( the Queensborough bridge and Train should be on your right side). Ravel will be on your left at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South. 24 hour Shuttle service available upon request. Please refer to Shuttle Service section for designated pick up areas and phone number.

E, V, R, G
From Manhattan to Queens| Get off at "QUEENS PLAZA" stop. Exit to Queens Plaza South. Walk 13 blocks west, toward the Manhattan Skyline ( the Queensborough bridge should be on your right side). Ravel will be on your left at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South. 24 hour Shuttle service available upon request. Please refer to Shuttle Service section for designated pick up areas and phone number.

F
From Manhattan to Queens| Get off at “21 STREET/QUEENSBRIDGE" (1st stop in Queens). Walk 2 block south on 21st Street toward the Queensborogh.bridge. You will go under the bridge. Turn right onto Queens Plaza South. Walk 6 blocks. Ravel will be on your left at the corner of Vernon Blvd and Queens Plaza South. 24 hour Shuttle service available upon request. Please refer to Shuttle Service section for designated pick up areas and phone number.


shuttle service

24 hour Shuttle Service is available to the following locations:

  1. Cresent & Queens Plaza South - (Access to the 7, N, W trains)
  2. Jackson Ave & Queens Plaza South - (Access E, V, G, R trains)
  3. 46tth & Jackson Ave - (PS 1 Contemporary Museum)
  4. 44th Dr. & Jackson Ave - (Citibank)
  5. Vernon Blvd and 50th Ave (Downtown Long Island City)
  6. 2nd Street & Borden Ave. – (Water Taxi Beach)
  7. 49th Ave & Center Blvd. – (Riverview Café)
  8. Vernon Blvd & 44 Dr. – (Water's Edge)