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Playland Motel

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Queens, NY 11694 40.584712 -73.819349
at Beach 98th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
347-954-9063 Send to Phone

  • Price Range: Inexpensive, Moderate
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  • Type of Hotel: Boutique Hotel

Sample Room Rates


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Nearby Subway Stops

A, S at Beach 98th St.


  • Nearby Parking Lots
  • Street Parking

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge
  • Fax Services
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • Hotel Shops
  • Internet Access
  • WiFi Service


This venue is closed.

Playland Motel might have 12 rooms, each designed by a local artist and outfitted with Eames recliners, but no one’s hitching the A train out here to catch up on sleep. Playland rose from the post-hurricane ashes last summer as a year-round retro beach getaway for the Rockaway set. The motel, housed in what was once a clam bar, has indoor and outdoor bars, a No. 8–like boutique, plus a handful of tables for ordering snacks like locally caught fluke ceviche. But during the warmer months, it’s the back patio that fills up in the afternoon with beachgoers sipping margaritas and cooling off in plastic kiddie pools; later, by the light of paper lanterns, the barefoot-and-swimsuit-clad crowd is swaying to the DJ's Ibiza-disco beats.