Best Western


1324 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Phone: 718/604-7300   |   Fax: 718/604-7400   |   56 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Discover the best of New York City at this Brooklyn hotel- 100% non-smoking, close to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel, a newly-constructed hotel, is committed to providing guests with friendly customer service and comfortable accommodations at an unbeatable value. We feature spaciously-appointed guest rooms, each complete with free wireless high-speed Internet access, 42-inch LG televisions, microwave and refrigerators. Start your morning with our delicious complimentary continental breakfast. Additional amenities at this quality hotel include a fitness center and business center.

This Brooklyn New York hotel is ideally located in Bedford- Stuyvesant just 3 miles outside of Manhattan. We are close to Long Island University, Pratt Institute, Barclay Center Arena Home to the Brooklyn Nets and the Brooklyn Brewery. Guests looking for things to do in Manhattan can visit Times Square, catch a Broadway show and tour iconic landmark attractions New York is known for. The subway is only two blocks from the hotel. Don’t forget Brooklyn has a lot to offer too. Visit Coney Island for a day at the beach, check out the Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park or explore the excellent restaurants and shops in the diverse neighborhoods such as Park Slope, Ft. Greene and Williamsburg for a real Brooklyn experience.

For a fun-filled stay near Manhattan attractions, make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel! Enjoy your stay.

Management reserves the right to refuse to provide accommodation to persons less than 21 years of age unless accompanied by a parent. Proof of age may be required at check-in.

A credit card will be required to check in.

We have limited free parking on first come basis.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast pancakes, bacon egg and cheese sandwiches, oatmeal, Danishes, pastries, bagels, yogurt, hard boiled eggs, cereal, fruit, juice, coffee and hot chocolate.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Exercise facility, 24 hour
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Safe deposit box, In-room able to fit laptop
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
  • Business center, 24 hour, complimentary
  • Printer available
  • Fax services, available upon request
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities Our meeting room is perfect for business meetings, seminars, depositions and training sessions for up to 25 people.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking, limited free parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus arena hotel in Brooklyn.

Fun & Entertainment Packages

Family Funcation Package 1 Night

The Family Funcation Package provides adults traveling with children the opportunity to discover and explore some of Brooklyns fun family-friendly attractions and activities. This package includes entry tickets to the Brooklyn Childrens Museum and the Prospect Park Zoo, coloring books, and crayons.

Reserve Package


Conveniently located, the best western plus arena hotel in Brooklyn, New York is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 40.678335  /  Latitude: -73.948725


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The east. Take NY-27 West/Sunrise Highway to the belt Parkway West ramp on the left to Verrazano Bridge. Merge onto Belt Parkway/Shore Parkway West. Take Exit 14 for Pennsylvania Avenue. Turn right at Pennsylvania Avenue. Turn left at Atlantic Avenue. Make a U-turn at Nostrand Avenue. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel will be on the right.

From: The west. Merge onto I-78 East-partial toll road entering New York. Turn left toward Laight Street-toll road. Turn right at Laight Street. Continue onto Thompson Street. Continue onto Canal Street. Slight right at Manhattan Bridge. Continue onto Flatbush Avenue Exit. Slight left at Fulton Street. Turn right at Vanderbilt Avenue. Take the first left onto Atlantic Avenue. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel will be on the right.

From: The north. Cross Bronx Expressway/I-95 North via the ramp on the left to Throgs Neck Bridge/New England. Take Exit 6A toward I-678 South/Whitestone Bridge. Keep right at the fork to continue toward I-678 South and merge onto I678 South-partial toll road. Take the exit toward Jackie Robinson Parkway. Merge onto Interborough Parkway/Jackie Robinson Parkway West. Slight left to stay on Interborough Parkway/Jackie Robinson Parkway South. Slight left at Pennsylvania Avenue. Turn right at Atlantic Avenue. Make a U-turn at Nostrand Avenue. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel will be on the right.

From: The south. Take the I-278 East/Staten Island Expressway ramp on the left to Verrazano Bridge. Merge onto I-278 East. Take Exit 27 to merge onto Atlantic Avenue. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel will be on the right.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Barclays Center

The most populous of all five New York City boroughs is Brooklyn – home to the Barclays Center. Completed in 2012, Barclays Center hosts home game for NBA's Brooklyn Nets and NHL's New York Islanders – along with other sporting events, conventions, and concerts.

Set in Pacific Park, Barclays Center neighbors the Atlantic Terminal and Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center for those utilizing public transit. Owned by Brooklyn Events Center, LLC, Barclays Center has a capacity of up to 19,000.

Brooklyn College

NY Attractions

Brooklyn College

Established in 1930, Brooklyn College is a public liberal arts college located in Brooklyn in New York City.

Brooklyn College is a member of the City University of New York (CUNY), featuring an urban campus with five schools of study.

The Bulldogs – fielding a variety of Division III teams competing in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC), represent sports at Brooklyn College.

Must-see sites on campus include the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts.

Brooklyn Museum

NY Attractions

Brooklyn Museum

Since its opening in 1897, the Brooklyn Museum has featured a wide range of art in its 560,000-square-foot building in downtown Brooklyn.

As one of the largest and oldest art museums in America, the Brooklyn Museum has become a famous stop in New York City.

Permanent collections include Arts of Africa, American Art, Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, European Art, and photography.

The museum also features musical performances, Hands-On Art Workshops, dance performances, films, gallery talks, and after-hours programs.

College of Staten Island

Founded in 1976, the College of Stanton Island is a public, four-year institution and a member of the City University of New York (CUNY) system. The senior college is found on Staten Island in New York City.

The Staten Island Dolphins are members of the NCAA Division III, where they field a variety of varsity teams competing in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC). CSI’s campus is over two hundred acres – making it the largest in the New York metro area.

Coney Island

NY Attractions

Wonder Wheel

Covering over 400 acres, Coney Island is a famous attraction set in Brooklyn in metro New York City. Spanning a peninsula on the Atlantic Coast, Coney Island is still known for the beaches, rides, games, and hospitality of yore.

Coney Island is home to Luna Park – the iconic amusement park home to historic rides like the Parachute Jump, The Cyclone coaster, and the famous Wonder Wheel – all of which are found on the National Register of Historic Places. For a more recent thrill, grab a seat on the Thunderbolt coaster.

CI also features the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball at MCU Park, the Riegelmann Boardwalk, and the Coney Island Museum.

Coney Island also hosts annual events, including the Coney Island Film Festival, Burlesque At The Beach, and Coney Island Mermaid Parade.

Dyker Beach Golf Course

Embark on your next trip to New York and visit Brooklyn. While you're looking for things to see and do, be sure to book a tee time at the Dyker Beach Golf Course. A top Brooklyn-area golf destination, Dyker Beach Golf Course is found on 86th Street and 7th Avenue, just south of Dyker Heights. 

Opened in 1920, the Dyker Beach Golf Course is 6,548 yards in length from the back tees. 18 lush and well-groomed holes playing to a par of 71 mean you'll have a sterling time at Dyker Beach Golf Course. Any visit to the NYC metro area should include some time in Brooklyn – enjoy a round of golf while you're there.

Gateway National Recreation Area

Covering over 26,000 acres and three boroughs in the NYC metro area, the Gateway National Recreation Area is an open area managed by the National Park Service.

The recreation area consists of three units and 11 park sites in the Port of New York and New Jersey. Gateway National Recreation Area is comprised of the Jamaica Bay Unit, the Staten Island Unit, and the Sandy Hook Unit in New Jersey.

The parks within are ideal for swimming, hiking, boating, and wildlife viewing in places like the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Great Kills Park, and even the clothing-optional Gunnison Beach.

Long Island University Brooklyn

Founded in 1926, Long Island University Brooklyn (LIU Brooklyn) is a private, four-year institution located in Brooklyn in New York City. Academics at LIU Brooklyn are comprised of nine colleges, including the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing, LIU Global, LIU Pharmacy, and more.

LIU Brooklyn is the charter member of the Long Island University system, which also includes LIU Post. The Blackbirds – made up of 16 Division I teams competing at Steinberg Wellness Center, Long Island University Field, and other venues, represent athletics at LIU.

MCU Park

Visitors, vacationers, and residents of New York are sure to visit Coney Island and MCU Park. Located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, this minor league baseball stadium is home to the Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones.

The Cyclones have played MCU Park since 2001, and are members of the New York-Penn League – affiliated with the New York Mets. Owned by the City of New York, MCU Park features a capacity of up to 10,000 baseball fans – and also hosts other sporting events and concerts.

Medgar Evers College

Established in 1970, Medgar Evers College is a public, senior college located in Brooklyn in New York City. Medgar Evers is a member of both the City University of New York (CUNY) system and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Offering a number of baccalaureate and associates degree programs, Medgard Evers is divided into four different schools. Athletics at Medgar are comprised of a variety of men and women’s NCAA Division III teams – collectively known as the Medgar Evers Cougars – competing in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC).

Polytechnic University

Founded in 1854, the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering is a private institution found in Brooklyn in the New York City metro area. A poly campus of New York University, NYU Poly is the second oldest engineering and technology college in the US.

Although NYU Poly’s athletics existed independently for many years as the Fighting Blue Jays – at the end of the 2014 season they merged with NYU’s program, becoming the Bobcats. The Bobcats compete as NCAA Division III members in several conferences, like the ECAC and the UAA.

Richmond County Bank Ballpark

Make time to catch an exciting minor league baseball game in Staten Island's Richmond County Bank Ballpark. This 7,171-seat stadium is the home field for the Staten Island Yankees – affiliates of the New York Yankees in the New York-Penn League.

Richmond County Bank Ballpark was built on the site of the former New York City B&O Railroad rail yards, overlooking the New York Harbor near Brooklyn. The ballpark was completed in 2001, and features sails representing the Staten Island Ferry at the ballpark entrance.

St. Francis College

Established in 1859, St. Francis College is a four-year, private institution located in Brooklyn Heights in New York City. St. Francis, or SFC, enrolls roughly 2,800 students studying in a variety of undergraduate programs at sites like the Frank and Mary Macciarola Academic Center.

St. Francis is very active in athletics as well, featuring 19 Division I teams competing in the Northeast Conference primarily. The St. Francis Terriers play homes games at the Generoso Pope Athletic Complex and Brooklyn Bridge Park.

St. Joseph's College Long Island

Founded in 1916, as St. Joseph’s College for Women, St. Joseph’s College is a private liberal arts college with New York City campuses in Brooklyn and Long Island. The Long Island campus, however, enrolls over 3,700 students working towards degrees in over 26 majors.

Apart from the academics, St. Joseph’s Long Island also features a diverse athletics program – collectively known as the Golden Eagles. As members of the NCAA Division III, the Golden Eagles compete in several conferences, including the Skyline Conference and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Wagner College

Founded in 1883, Wagner College is a private liberal arts college located on Staten Island in New York City. Wagner College enrolls roughly 4,000 students each year, studying a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional programs.

Must-see sites on campus include the Union Art Gallery, Parker Hall, and the Horrmann Library. Wagner College athletics come in the form of the Wager Seahawks – comprised of 18 teams competing in the Northeast Conference.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Brooklyn Children's Museum, this award winning children's museum offers hand-on exhibits that engages pre-school through middle school aged children. It is the only children's museum in New York.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Barclays Center®, in the heart of Brooklyn, at the crossroads of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues, Barclays Center® is setting a new standard as the showcase venue for the world's most thrilling entertainment and sports events. Home of the Brooklyn Nets the Barclays Center® hosts a variety of top performers in concert.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from The Brooklyn Museum of Art, housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represent a wide range of cultures.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Brooklyn Botanic Garden, growing from its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800s, it has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural displays.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from MTA Transit Museum, learn the history of the transit system that keeps New York City alive at this informative museum located in a closed subway station packed with vintage trains.
  • 15.20 mile(s) from Coney Island, spend a day at the beach, ride the world famous Cyclone rollercoaster or grab a hot dog at Famous Nathan's® Hotdog Stand. During the summer months MCU Park is the home to NY Mets Single A baseball team The Cyclones.
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Atlantic Terminal Mall
  • 2.20 mile(s) from Butter New York Inc., shoe store
  • 2.20 mile(s) from Foot Locker
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Macy's
  • 2.60 mile(s) from Finish Line
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Kings Plaza Shopping Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 2.60 mile(s) from Little Gym of Brooklyn, kids soar as you strive to give your children the best foundation for success.
  • 2.80 mile(s) from Eastern Athletic Clubs, massages-basic, personal trainers, pilates, yoga
  • 2.90 mile(s) from Prospect Park
  • 4.30 mile(s) from Gleasons Gym, oldest boxing and conditioning gym

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from David's Brisket House, deli, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner. No frills deli serving the best Pastrami, Corned Beef and Brisket sandwiches in Brooklyn. A few tables inside can get crowded quickly. What they lack in looks is certainly made up for with great sandwiches.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Applebee's®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner. Nationally known chain that serves great food in a friendly and family atmosphere.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from O's Grill Spot, full service, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner. This Caribbean influenced restaurant is the real deal. Their Rasta Pasta is legendary in Crown Heights. For a true taste of the islands spot in or call for delivery.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Alchemy Restaurant & Tavern, pub, American, open for: lunch, dinner. Located across from Barclay Center this low key Park Slope restaurant serves a variety of American cuisine at reasonable prices.
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Junior's, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner. Junior's is the undisputed King of Cheesecakes. They have over 20 varieties of cheesecakes as well as a full menu to please both young and old alike.
  • 2.30 mile(s) from Rose Water Restaurant, full service, American, open for: dinner. Cute atmosphere, seasonal menu, friendly service and the food is good. This is the perfect place to go when you feel like good, satisfying food. Romantic/date spot. Weekend brunch and dinner.


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Brooklyn. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

December 2015

December 21, 2015
2015 Make Music Winter

Celebrate the coming winter with a day of musical parades taking place thoughout NYC. This is a participatory parade, meaning anyone can take part. Grab your boombox or smartphone and join in the fun. More details are TBA.

December 31, 2015
2016 New Year's Eve Fireworks

Help ring in the New Year at the Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, where hot chocolate, entertainment, and a dazzling fireworks display are ready to delight. This event is free of admission, and starts at 11 p.m.

January 2016

January 13-17, 2016
2016 Winter JazzFest

Over 100 jazz artists will perform at over 10 venues throughout the Village this winter season. Zinc Bar, The Players Theater, Carroll Place, and many more venues will be the place to be. Get your tickets today.

January 2016

January 17, 2016
2016 globalFEST

Over 10 diverse musical acts from all across the globe will take the stage at Webster Hall in NYC this season. Come check out some of the innovative performances during your visit.

January 2, 2016
2016 Fresh Jokes

Fifty comics will tell the first 50 jokes of the New Year at the Bell House in Brooklyn. The show starts at 8 p.m.

February 2016

February 5 & 6, 2016
2016 Winter Carnival

A ton of winter activities are set to please at Bryant Park in NYC this season. Bring your skates (or rent some) and enjoy ice skating, winter sports, a kids' dance party, ping pong, and much more.The carnival opens up at noon each day.

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