Looking for a hotel near Hofstra University Hotels-Rates can help you find the optimal hotel in Hempstead, NY. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on amenities, convenience to surrounding areas and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 18 hotels in Hempstead within 5 miles of Hofstra University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $89. We also found 1 hotels in Hempstead within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $182. If you’re looking for points of interest in Hempstead, make sure you check out the Bronx Zoo, Walt Whitman Mall, Prospect Park Zoo, United Nations, Mall at The Source, Green Acres Mall, Roosevelt Field Mall, Brooklyn Zoo & Aquarium and Central Park Zoo, most of which are an easy drive from the school.