Hotels in Wantagh, New York

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Wantagh overview

Wantagh is a budget-friendly place unique for its beaches and known for live music and theater. You'll appreciate the coffee and bar choices. Plan a fun excursion to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Belmont Park. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as St. John's University. A family- and business-friendly area, Wantagh also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Wantagh

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Wantagh can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 451 hotels in the Wantagh area and you can shop as many as 167 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 55%.
  • • 113 2-star hotels with an average price of $80 per night
  • • 172 3-star hotels with an average price of $95 per night
  • • 117 4-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night
  • • 26 5-star hotels with an average price of $179 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 133146 user reviews of Wantagh hotels: Jones Beach Hotel

How to get to Wantagh

Fly in to Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), 5.6 mi (9 km) from downtown Wantagh. New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away. Wantagh Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Wantagh

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Adventureland
  • • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • • Bay Shore Mini Golf
Live music and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • • Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center
  • • Long Island Children's Museum
  • • Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  • • Long Island Puppet Theatre
It's recognized for its beaches, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Tobay Beach
  • • Lido West Beach
  • • Gilgo Beach
  • • Long Beach
  • • Robert Moses Beach
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • • Belmont Park
  • • St. John's University

When to visit Wantagh

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 53°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 53°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 26°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.5 inches
  • • April-June: 11.8 inches
  • • July-September: 11.3 inches
  • • October-December: 11.1 inches