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Seton Hotel

3.0 of 5 144 East 40th Street, New York City, NY 10016
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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143 reviews 143 reviews
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel since it was still within walking distance of many places we wanted to go, but yet far enough away from Times Sq to be away from all the craziness. I thought this was a really nice place to stay. We booked the Executive Suite so we would have a little more room. It was decorated very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has a terribly rude front desk clerk. He is a gentleman with an accent. His associate was nice enough until she tried to move my sister's luggage outside. Don't touch our things. I called three times to two days before we arrived and was disconnected twice until someone finally answered. Bad service. I feel verbally assaulted for disagreeing... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This charming hotel and its staff put a silver lining to our honeymoon/10th anniversary in NYC. The room was small, but adequate and there was ample room for storage. The bed was one of the best hotel beds we have ever slept in – almost like home. Bathroom amenities were of good quality and supply. We had worried about bugs... More

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leslee60, Owner at Seton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't like our tea bags. We use Lipton which is considered a reasonably good brand in many restaurants. I too am not a fan of Lipton tea. I wish I had known. I would have been happy to share my private stash of Mighty Leaf green... More

Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, comfortable beds, great staff. The Seton Hotel keeps it simple. The location is great, near Grand Central Station and very close for buses as well. The room was clean, the bathroom was clean with ample supplies of towels, very good water pressure, we had a bathtub as well. Our room was quiet and helped by the air conditioner which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located at a great location - about 15 minutes walk to Times Square, 5 minutes walk to the Grand Central station (subway), NY Public Library and Bryant park. Large and cheap convenience store nearby (CVS - 42nd and 3rd av.) There's no breakfast, but two great places just around the block - "Bagel Express" and "Pret a... More

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Springdale, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good experience at the Seton. First and foremost it was spotlessly clean from the public areas to our room and bathroom. That is always number one on my list of requirements and the Seton is 5 star in that area.The staff was great, always smiling. Freddie in particular went out of his way to speak with... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I selected this hotel due to its reasonable price, perfect location and quiet surroundings. Everyday you are greeted by nice concierges and get free coffee and tea. Very fast free Internet available throughout the building!

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First timers to NY, the Seton was great for our needs. The staff were great helping us out especially Maurice, Emaneulle, and D'aryl. The rooms are small and yes the AC was a tad loud but overall for the price its great, walk to Broadway, times square, Central station. we shared a bathroom, no issue, always clean. Definately stay here... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value for money. New decorated rooms with clean shared bathroom, nice and friendly staff. Excellent location at walking distance Central Station subway, ideal to start your city tours ! Enjoyed the stay.

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I booked this hotel thru Expedia for 2 nights for our school trip in NY from 09/28/14 - 09/30/14. Honestly, We never had this bad experience before, after 8PM when we checked in to our room #407 that first night 09/28, We did not see the Bathroom, We called the receptionist and we were told that we... More

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leslee60, Owner at Seton Hotel, responded to this review

I apologize for not getting back to you personally on the final day of your stay. I had my front desk manager handle the call back for me . However I did spend a considerable amount of time that day figuring out what happened to cause your early departure. We have no record of you reporting a bathroom lock that... More

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Address: 144 East 40th Street, New York City, NY 10016
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Seton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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