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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY 11101
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Beautiful boutique hotel, looking at Manhattan, the room has 2 queen bed but was spacious, with cool bathroom "closet". The rooftop restaurant was a bit expensive, but the atmosphere was cool and the view is awesome. we did not had the chance to try their breakfast (13$) and I wish we did not have to pay for the internet (come... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super friendly front desk and very professional. Absolutely loved the decor and layout of the room. I could see where some people would not like the open bathroom design though. I tend to like some privacy while going to the bathroom but I travel alone so it was not a problem. Great view of New York City skyline and the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot to like about this place. Great bathrooms, spacious and modern. Fantastic view from the penthouse level. Funky restaurant on the top floor. Free shuttle options from the hotel to stations and vice-versa And only a short Met ride into Manhattan However, it is a long way away from anything. The nearby area is a bit dodgy, you wouldn't... More

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Oakville, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ravel on a Saturday in July. We got a parking spot at the hotel and parked there for 2 full days for free, including before we checked in and after we checked out!!! The staff at the front desk were super friendly and helpful! When we got there, they upgraded our room to a suite for... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

At first . I walked in its nice for the surrounding neighborhood. Just about 4 - 5 blocks away you have housing,other words THE PROJECTS on a dead street .parking very small. Room good No issues. Food from room service in hotel. OK. Menu prices not accurate, Excuse was sorry Sushi not good. Situation.woke up had flat called insurance to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We chose to stay at Ravel for our mini moon night after our wedding on the way back home. The views and balcony from the room were excellent and this is probably what we loved about it the most. Disappointed at how run down the hotel was since they consider themselves to be a "Boutique" and trendy hotel. The chair... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The hotel was expensive and very noisy. There is a club up on the penthouse that plays techno until 4:00 a.m. The hallway to our room on the third floor smelled of cat piss cigarette smoke and leftover food. I had to cover my nose walking in. The maid saw and sprayed Lysol which slightly helped. Also the next day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I was there with some friends a Saturday night and the place was so good, amazing view from the club, good service and good music. Beautiful place in general. I had so much fun that I recommend that place 99% . We had a bottle of vodka and wasn't expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The hotel was fab. The staff were friendly, very helpful and very welcoming. The room was very large with 2 queen beds in as we had our daughter with us. We had a small balcony which looked across the river to New York City. The bathroom was large with a bath and a seperate shower which was partitioned off with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. Really friendly staff, loved the roof bar with the sushi & the cocktails. The rooms were clean & tidy. A great stop off point from JFK & would recommend to to anyone wanting to do NYC on a budget. Worth every penny! (Or should a say cent)

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  • Queensboro Bridge(6)
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Address: 8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY 11101
Location: United States > New York > Long Island City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ravel Hotel 4*
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Long Island City's first boutique hotel featuring lavishly decorated rooms that overlook the Manhattan skyline, the hotel is nested between the Queensboro Bridge and Midtown Manhattan. Whether traveling for business, pleasure, or both, the Ravel offers every comfort of home. Where you can enjoy a true city experience without the hassle. ... more   less 
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