Queens motel with free shuttle to JFK Airport Wharfside motel near JFK Surfside Motel sits beside watery Shellbank Basin, in the residential neighborhood of Howard Beach, Queens, a 10-minute drive from JFK Airport. You’re also less than 2 miles from Howard Beach-JFK Airport Subway Station, with fast, direct links to downtown Manhattan. Nature in the city This may be New York City, but you’re only a 15-minute walk from Gateway National Recreation Area and the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. It’s a 10-minute drive to surfing at Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, and there are plenty of restaurants within a few blocks. Free airport transport There’s plenty of free parking at Surfside Motel, and if you’re connecting to or from a flight at JFK, the hotel’s free shuttle gets you to the terminal with a minimum of fuss. Free WiFi, satellite TV Brightly decorated guestrooms include free WiFi, and most have views of the Shellbank Basin and Jamaica Bay. If you’re staying in, your flat-screen TV has premium cable to keep you entertained, and some rooms have a hot tub if you want to relax after a long flight.