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City View Inn

33-17 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 (Formerly BEST WESTERN City View Inn)
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Niagara Falls, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I booked this hotel it was part of the Best Western chain. When we arrived after a hair-raising drive into NYC there was what looked like a blue garbage bad over the "best western" part of the hotel sign leaving only the City View Inn. This was not a good start of course as the hotel had lost it's... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was very convenient and clean. My room was clean, spacious, and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfast was amazing and the shuttle to the subway station was very convenient. The staff is friendly and the location is excellent for an easy access to Manhattan. I strongly recommend this hotel.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to stay near Manhattan without the Manhattan price. Great hotel, rooms are basic but the internet worked great so we could plan our days. Free parking which was also a plus so we could park our rental there when we were not using it. It is a 15 minute walk to the #7 line or... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't give this place more than what it actually is - a two star hotel. LOCATION: First of all, in its defence it is NOT FAR from Manhattan. It's 10 minutes on the subway which is a 10 minute walk away (33rd St - Rawson St) although you have to walk through some empty factories for that. I recommend... More 

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fairpot, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel 5/5 times that I've been to NYC in the past 7 years. I would recommend this hotel to anyone that is looking for a cheap/clean/convenient location to the city. The hotel isn't fancy, but has everything that you need. I love the free parking and free wifi, and the free breakfast helps save some... More 

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Holiday, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My kids and I got here from june 10 until june 13 and the first thing I noticed is the covered Best Western sign in front. The elevator could wake up the dead. I could hardly think with the noise it's making in the lobby. The only saving grace is the free breakfast. I will think twice about coming to... More 

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Trenton, NJ, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

So, I stayed at this hotel because I was going to a job-site for work and this was one of the closest hotels that was in the company's budget. I was always told "you get what you pay for" but figured "it's a name-brand, so it can't be TOO bad." Also, I've stayed at BW in Atlantic City and it... More 

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Irving, Texas
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Good Hotel with very nice manhattan city view, we stayed here for two days ..looks recently renovated ..very well maintened ..nice breakfast served and got very nice city view..hotel also offers topaz package to see the places very quickly..we got the details from hotel and the package was very good for the money paid

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The motel is too distant for site seeing in Manhattan. It takes an hour regardless of the time of day. Air conditioner in room didn't adequately cool the room, and while there were two fridges, neither worked. Staff was friendly and helpful, allowing us to check in early and leave our car there a few hours after we checked out.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband and I booked through Priceline's "Name your own price", which was our first mistake. This is the hotel we ended up with through Priceline. Unfortunately, once booked you can't cancel. The price seemed very reasonable compare to other hotel's that we had seen, even though the reviews for this hotel were mixed, we crossed our fingers and hoped... More 

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