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BEST WESTERN City View Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   33-17 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Ranked #21 of 23 hotels in Long Island City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
John M Asbury, United States
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Asbury, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

City View is a great place to stay. If you are coming to NYC to sightsee it is perfect. The subway will get you to Manhattan in minutes. If you are driving to NYC it is especially good because you can park on their property go to NYC and not have to worry about tickets etc. Good value.

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Pensacola, Florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My room was so small. Lots of wasted space. I was given a rate over the phone and when I arrived they charged me 30 dollars more. The bed and pillows were comfortable. Towels were good and shower was nice. The only problem I had was the staff and the fact my rate changed when I got there.

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Allentown, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good location. It has an old-fashioned look of a stately hotel However, the rooms are a disappointment. The furniture is old, the mattress is uncomfortable, the atmosphere is dismal. The bathroom was not properly cleaned. The elevator broke down - however, it was fixed in good timing. I wish that this hotel was updated. It... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to cross the river to reach Manhattan but the rate us half of what a comparable hotel there would be. Located in a former school, the changeover to a hotel must have happened many decades ago, and the public areas are quite neglected, with the ancient elevator taking forever between the five floors. Rooms however were clean and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

No hot water (beyond their control?), peeling wall paper, ancient sandpaper like blanket, minimum of rough and thin towels, filthy coffee maker, dingy looking room and mismatched/broken furniture. Industrial location across from graveyard but parking lot was ok. Cheapest Best Western in NYC for a reason. Go at your own risk.

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San Jose, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The elevator smelled of marijuana, the toilet tank and trash cans were very dirty, the bath tub stopper appeared to have black mold, the room had not been vacuumed . . . I cannot believe that the Best Western insignia is anywhere related to this hotel.

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Payson, AZ, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. I got there too early to check in, but I was invited to leave my bags in a storage closet, so I could move about easily, and even invited into the dining room to eat breakfast, even though I wasn't officially a guest there yet. In fact, the gentleman at the desk... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

the location is perfect if you want to stay outside Manhattan. The "inn" itself is really relaxed and the people working there are friendly and outgoing. Breakfast is always free. Some rooms are rooms where smoking is allowed. We had one of those as non-smokers - not the greatest but hey it worked. we had a room facing the city... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I booked last night a one night stay via Expedia Unpublished Rates and called just to verify if there was a possibility that I can do an early check in and then go to the Belmont Stakes, which is the reason for my trip. The lady that picked up the phone sounded extremely pissed off, maybe for my latino accent,... More

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London, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is old and not very clean, but it's really easy to hop on the Subway and get into Manhattan. So if you just want a place to sleep it's fine. You get a decent breakfast in the morning as well

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Address: 33-17 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Location: United States > New York > Long Island City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN City View Inn 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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