Hotels in South Setauket, New York

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South Setauket overview

South Setauket is special for its sports, and known for its ferries and port. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Stony Brook University. Make it a point to see sights like Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages and Smithaven Mall. South Setauket is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in South Setauket

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, South Setauket can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 112 hotels in the South Setauket area and you can shop as many as 21 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 32 2-star hotels with an average price of $70 per night
  • • 54 3-star hotels with an average price of $93 per night
  • • 20 4-star hotels with an average price of $109 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 18543 user reviews of South Setauket hotels: Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook

How to get to South Setauket

Fly in to Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from downtown South Setauket. Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic) is the next closest major airport, 20.7 mi (33.3 km) away.

What to see around South Setauket

Outdoor activities are at hand such as ferry rides, exploring the port, and sporting events, along with attractions like:
  • • Port Jefferson
  • • Baseball Heaven
  • • Bethpage Ballpark
  • • Fair Harbor Ferry Terminal
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Bay Shore Mini Golf
  • • Long Island Game Farm
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Smithaven Mall
  • • Tanger Outlets
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Stony Brook University
  • • Touro College School of Health Sciences
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages
  • • Avalon Park and Preserve
  • • Harmony Vineyards
  • • Theatre Three
  • • Mather House Museum

When to visit South Setauket

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 80°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.3 inches
  • • April-June: 12.4 inches
  • • July-September: 11.0 inches
  • • October-December: 11.5 inches