If you’re looking for an inexpensive, albeit inconveniently located, unique place to stay in New York City this may be the ticket. What do you think about staying at a floating, sustainable hotel made from repurposed truck parts sound? Designed by architects Matteo Pinto and Carolina Cisneros of design company ComboColab, the Truck-a-Float Hotel offers four separate sleeping pods made out of old windowed truck cabs. The unique accommodations, moored at Marina 59 by the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge , only costs between $60 and $90 per night.
The hotel’s pods where built out of roofing panels and wood with recycled pick-up truck caps. Each floating “room” has a two-person cot, a folding table, fan and mosquito netting. Bathroom facilities are nearby.
Maybe the biggest selling point for the Truck-a-Float Hotel is its proximity to JFK International Airport just across the bay.