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Seton Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   144 East 40th Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #148 of 451 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We enjoyed our 4 night stay at The Seton. We had a pleasant check-in and an explanation of the free coffee and wi-fi. The room was small but comfortable, with en suite bathroom. As we have never been to NYC before, it is difficult to compare hotel rooms, but this one was fine. Each day we seemed to get fresh... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The location for this hotel is perfect. Walking distance to Grand Central station and just over 10 minutes to Times Square. I had a double bed private bathroom which was very clean and plenty of room. Staff were helpful whenever we asked them a question. The rooms don't have a safe but I believe they have security boxes behind reception.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had a room without bathroom which I was nervous about I needn't have been! The bathroom was extremely clean all of the time and we didn't encounter anyone else trying to use it at the same time!! We paid half of what other NYC hotels ask for per night and believe we found a diamond! The hotel is so... More

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

My wife, teenage son and I stayed at the Seton last week (late Feb 2014). We usually book all parts of a trip separately but for NYC a package via Expedia was much cheaper, so even though we'd read up about the Seton we were a little bit unsure what we'd find. We needn't have worried though - our stay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I needed to find a hotel close to Grand Central very quickly and found this utter gem of a hotel. My room was extremely clean, and very comfortable. The reception staff were very helpful, from great advice to getting around NYC, to making sure I got Newark Airport in perfect time for my flight. On leaving the hotel I forgot... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This sweet little hotel is just a 5 min walk from Grand Central Station making it an incredibly convenient place. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the front salon is a bright and comfortable place for passing time. (I had a mountain of reading to do.) Although my room was very small, it had everything I needed and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Went to NY for a week, for work. Location is excellent, close to Grand Central Station, restaurant, shops, everything was close to the hotel. By Nov 2012 when I stayed the hotel was under renovations and my room on the 1st floor was not refurbished and it was pretty old, with a view of the back of the building, not... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Chose this hotel based on package price on Expedia and good trip advisor reviews! We were not disappointed! Having stayed in a Chelsea B&B and The London NYC on previous visits this fits in between the two on the luxury scale. Room was smallish (it's New York!) but big enough for two girls sharing. Very modern bathroom and cool mix... More

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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

i stayed at the Seton Hotel one very cold and snowy night. I had a very comfortable room ,that was a pleasure to enter after battling the cold outside. The room with a very comfortable bed and a great shower, met all my needs. The location is very convenient to all midtown sites. I would definitely stay there again. The... More

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Tualatin, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I travel to NYC to visit my daughter who is a student at NYU. The Seton Hotel is perfect. A modern, efficient, comfortable room and a bed, in which I slept like a rock. I need a room not a palace as I am constantly out and about with with my daughter. The hotel is two and one-half blocks from... 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*
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#26 Best Value Hotel in New York City #133 Romantic Hotel in New York City #146 Family Hotel in New York City #186 Business Hotel in New York City
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The Seton Hotel offers a variety of rooms catering to international, value concerned travelers. We offer beautifully restored accommodations at affordable prices, making us an ideal Midtown East hotel choice. We have brought unique style and comfort to each accommodation. A few Budget Sandard rooms remain available. The new lobby, fresh and unique in its design, presents a striking arrival experience. And our new guest lounge is perfect for enjoying complimentary beverages, reading, relaxing in comfort. Be close to the city's major shopping and entertainment, as well as Grand Central Terminal, the United Nations, Park Avenue's corporate headquarters. ... more   less 
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