Welcome to the Neighborhood:
Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant

BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena NYC Hotel is situated on Atlantic Avenue in the historic Crown Heights / Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. This unique destination at the heart of Brooklyn's surrounds you with robust culture and authentic personalities. Think beyond the expected Brooklyn attractions and discover the distinct soul of New York's most dynamic borough.

Crown Heights

Visit Crown Heights to the southeast of our brand new hotel on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. One of the most fascinating neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Crown Heights is home to stunning architecture, delicious owner-operated restaurants and a remarkable mix of cultures and peoples. Large Caribbean and Hasidic Jewish communities, as well as older residents and college students, define the diverse appeal of Crown Heights.

Attractions in Crown Heights: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Public Library, Jewish Children's Museum, Ebbets Field Apartments.


The Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, or Bed-Stuy, is located immediately north of our downtown Brooklyn hotel. It is one of the richest centers of African-American culture in the United States, an iconic neighborhood immortalized in film, song and literature time and again. Beautiful Brooklyn brownstones give Bed-Stuy its unforgettable look.

Attractions in Bedford-Stuyvesant: Browers Park, Saratoga Square Park, St. John's Episcopal Church, Magnolia Tree Earth Center.

Prospect Heights

Immediately west of Crown Heights and south of BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel in Brooklyn, Prospect Heights exemplifies the ever-changing nature of Brooklyn. Tree-lined streets of historic 1800's brownstones share the skyline with luxury condominiums and mid-1900s offices. The ethnic identity of Prospect Heights is no less diverse, with large German, Jewish and Italian communities behind many local shops and restaurants. Prospect Heights is the home of the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Arena in Atlantic Yards.

Attractions in Prospect Heights: Barclays Arena, Atlantic Yards, the Brooklyn Nets, Grand Army Plaza, Pratt Institute, Prospect Park, brownstone houses, Brooklyn Museum.

Park Slope

Located minutes northeast of BEST WESTERN PLUS Arena Hotel in Brooklyn, Park Slope was named one of the "Greatest Neighborhoods in America." With deep colonial roots, this Brooklyn borough is home to a number of historical buildings that house locally owned businesses, eateries, bars, and shops. From commercial streets to historic brownstones, Park Slope offers an urban oasis personality.

Attractions in Park Slope: Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Prospect Park, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Museum, Central Library, Park Slope Historic District.