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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   69 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018 (Midtown)
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Ranked #364 of 457 Hotels in New York City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Burgum, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed here for 4 days, and were very satisfied. The staff was friendly and helpful, room was comfortable,clean and with plenty of space for New York standard. The room had everything we needed just like the (shared) bathrooms which at first we were a little nervous about but we didn't have to wait a single time to use it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It was our first and exciting trip to NYC. My daughter and I wanted to spend New Year in Times Square NYC. Everything was fine until we arrived at the hotel room and discovered there are only shared bathrooms :( which is very uncomfortable. We tried to cancel our hotel reservation and they will not give us any reimbursement. Then,... More 

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New Albany, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I should better prepared for when I was walking into it. Until I arrived, I did not realize that there are only shared bathrooms. However, just as a plAce to sleep for a night it wasn't bad. I also felt at the hotel had excellent customer service. When I arrived at the hotel manager allow me to upgrade to three... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed one night, a couple blocks away from Times square and so on. Its a basic hotel with shared bathrooms were very clean and quiet when i was there, rooms are small and basic. bed was comfortable, sheets clean. Can't complain. Bathroom on third floor needed a bit of maintenance. Wifi in lobby if you need it, otherwise use your... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It was our first trip to NYC. We were going for two weeks, and two weeks in NYC does stretch your budget. We had to decide early on with comfort vs location, and quickly settled that we do really want to stay in Midtown with much of the sightings reachable on feet. So we ended up with Americana Inn. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

i needed a cheap hotel near Penn Station for one night. It turned out to be not cheap in comparison with other hotels. I was amazed that I did not have a bathroom. The room was like a prison cell. The bed was hard and uncomfortable. It was noisy. There was nothing good about this hotel. The best part of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

i don't understand how people can critize this place i mean this is not a luxury hotel but when you consider the value ,price and location this little place is among the best in town period. the area is very safe within blocks of everything the rooms are clean and the staff is friendly in my experience, me and my... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was much more like a hostel than a hotel. Rooms are tiny. Bathrooms are shared. Heat was pumping so high we sweat through the night. My husband was able to stretch and reach both walls at the same time. Someone puked on shared bathroom floor and it stayed there all night. Walls are thin so you can hear workers... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The room was extremely small, and with no extras other than a small TV (with remote that didn't work!) The room did not have a hairdryer, iron or coffee pot. The double bed was up against the wall and the head of the bed was right against the window and had no headboard. There was a draft blowing on our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you're going to judge it purely on other hotels you've stayed at (assuming you've stayed at some 4 star plus establishments) you'll be disappointed. The fact that you're considering this means that you've seen how extortionate all other hotels are in New York and are on a budget. The hotel does the job. I was in NY for 1... More 

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Address: 69 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Garment District , Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americana Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Americana Hotel New York City
Americana Inn New York
Americana Inn Ny City

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