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2.0 of 5 Inn   |   160 East 25th Street, New York City, NY 10010 (Manhattan)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

When i came here there wasn't no water!! The room is terrible, bed and pillows are old and very bad. Every day that i try to use the shower the water was not working or stopped in the middle and it didn't come back!! When you enter this hotel, you leave a first class country to enter the worst third... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

It was a good experience to stay a month in Carlton Arms. At fisrt, you must to be open-mind, because its very different from the usual hotels. Good points: good localization (close to 23th station) you close with a locker your bedroom and nobody enter (even to clean) funny decorations Funny and nice people to attend you. Very good price... More

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Canberra, Australia
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41 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The Carlton Arms Hotel is great if you're looking to find budget accommodation that's a little bit different - in a good way. Every room and hallway is decorated differently, with nothing left blank, and each room is different. Even the sink in my room was painted. I really liked this concept as it added a lot of character to... More

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Santa Fe
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This hotel is not for everyone. If you need pampering, 400 thread ct sheets and don't want an edgy slice of humanity, go to the Holiday Inn or some such. From the moment I started dealing with this place on the phone/email, very user friendly and grounded. When Ianded in their lobby, I was entranced, just craziness, humor. Foran aging... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This hotel is full of character. We stayed in the "Happy Monkey Dream" room. There were ~30 monkeys painted throughout the room. Waking up in this room was like taking a trip into a fantasy jungle. The room had a private bath, but unfortunately the hot water was tepid at best. We found the water in the shared bath on... More

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Auckland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

After disappointingly finding out that our first choice for accommodation near Newark only had shuttles to the city in the morning and none in the afternoon, we rang Carlton Arms for a room and were lucky enough to have a room with private bath available. Upon arrival, Alfonso offered to carry our luggages up to our rooms and refused our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Checked in here for 7 nights in October with the wife. Booked 4 months previous via direct email. When arrived given three choices of room. Glad we had this as two of the rooms on the first floor was a luminous green colour and the second has a strong musty smell. We chose one on the third floor which featured... More

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I was helping friends from Germany check in. First problem was, It was difficult to find the front door (a discrete-looking locked door, and you have to ring the bell to be let in). The front clerk was rude (didn't even want to talk to me since I was not checking in). Place looked filthy. They use pad-locks for the... More

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London
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11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

When we arrived, they told us they had cancelled our reservation as we had not confirmed it. We checked our emails there and then, and it turns out we had confirmed BEFORE the date requested, not ON the date requested. If you take the risk of booking here, ensure you follow their instructions precisely, and keep calling them to confirm... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We got unlucky with the room they put us in. The room was painted black very depressing and the beds were squished together with only a sink in the room and ONE outlet((which the A/C was connected to))(charging 4 phones was ridiculous had to do that on the 1st floor) Bathroom was down the hallway and constantly occupied. We were... More

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Also Known As:
Carlton Arms Hotel New York City
Carlton Arms New York City
Carlton Arms Hotel
Address: 160 East 25th Street, New York City, NY 10010
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Murray Hill
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Ranked #47 of 96 B&Bs / Inns in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Carlton Arms 2*
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