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Esplanade Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Lyon Place, White Plains, NY 10601
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Ranked #7 of 8 hotels in White Plains
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Bermuda
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed at the hotel for 3 days. Rooms were clean but outdated. Complementary breakfast did not have a great selection. Even the Kleenex was a bit hard on the nose. Parking garage across the street was a bit noisy and made the street night dark. It is a bit pricey for the condition of the hotel. But a great... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is the worst, dirty, random desk service, outdated, no parking, no air conditioning, greasy headboards, scratchy towels and on and on. And don't get me started on the ridiculous price for this substandard accommodation. Hotel is across from elderly housing which bears the same name. Sneaking suspicion that this is also used as elderly housing. Had reservation, paid... More

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Weston
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Was there for 3 days. Room was nice and updated (make sure to get a room on the second floor, a little more expensive than the other ones, but worth it). It was clean and they offer a complementary breakfast. They only downside, was the construction of a parking garage across the street. Staff is very nice and helpful.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

This may have been a 'hotel' 50 years ago, but it is now a retirement community. I believe they are renting out empty rooms as "hotel" rooms to supplement business. 24 hour cancellation policy is their "bait and switch insurance policy". Getting off of the elevator, was almost run over by someone in a wheelchair coming from the dining hall... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We stayed in a deluxe studio king about 5 times in 2013.The location of the hotel is great, as it is close to restaurants, stores, parking and public transportation to NYC. The room was large, very clean, with big windows providing a light open feeling.The room had a comfortable bed with nice, functional furniture, and a kitchenette that included a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This place is a dump, for $200 for the night, i don't think they have upgraded since 1980. It was warm out, but because it was winter, the central heat was on, and you can't control it. Front desk says just open the window if they work. No screen. Had to listen to a huge party out side, so no... More

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La Habra, California
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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We got lost during a severe storm and wound up in White Plains. We were referred to this hotel by another hotel that was full. It's a well kept secret on a side street without prominent signage. When I declined their basic room I was offered a premium room which was large and attractive, with a complete set up for... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I would stay away from this hotel. I'll start off with two advantages: location is good and price is fair for a location inside a city. for long term stay, there is value with the price. However, as a business traveler, you will be disappointed with this hotel. The service is poor. I stayed there this week and ran into... More

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Stony Point, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Decided last minute to stay in White Plains so I could be close to where I was taking a big exam. No other hotels were available as a result of the hurricane. What a horrible place! Upon check in they didn't even tell me about breakfast and upon check out the front desk was closed. I had to walk across... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

We were victims of Hurricane Sandy. We paid for 5 days. On the 3rd day, although we locked our door & put do not disturb sign on the door, we returned from the playground at about 3:30 to find our room burglarized: there we were without a home & about $800 worth of items was stolen! There security was greatly... More

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Address: 4 Lyon Place, White Plains, NY 10601
Location: United States > New York > Westchester County > White Plains
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Esplanade Hotel 2.5*
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Esplanade Hotel White Plains, Westchester County, NY

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
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In the heart of White Plains, The Esplanade Hotel and Corporate Housing is Westchester New York's most convenient choice for business and leisure travelers. Rich in American history and vibrant as it creates its High-Tech present and future, White Plains is perfect for getaways, short-stay housing and corporate extended-stay relocation. The Esplanade Hotel is your suitable hotel choice as well when you attend business meetings throughout the area. MetroNorth rail station within walking distance, and be in Midtown Manhattan in 30-40 minutes. ... more   less 
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