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Yes, folks, this really is a hotel

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An airplane flies over head as a series of boats comprising of the Boatel are seen docked at a pier in New York, June 1, 2012.

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Guests share a laugh inside a boat at the Boatel, June 1, 2012.

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Guests dance in a common area along a pier at the Boatel in New York, June 1, 2012.

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Guests mingle at an outdoor area at the Boatel in New York, June 1, 2012.

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Guest enjoy their drinks while floating along the waters near the Boatel in New York, June 1, 2012.

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Guests sign-in at the reception desk of the Boatel located in a bait and tackle shop in New York, June 1, 2012.

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A neon sign hangs at the bait and tackle shop that houses the reception desk of the Boatel in New York June 1, 2012.

The Boatel, an artist-run hotel built out of more than a dozen discarded boats at Marina 59 in Far Rockaway, offers a sanctuary from nearby John F. Kennedy International Airport and the buzz of New York City. Since opening last year, the hotel has been booked most summer weekends. A one-night stay costs $55 to $100, and profits go to support a small but thriving art community.

More about the Boatel from The New York Times

Book your stay on their website: http://marina59.com/boatel.html