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Hotel Grand Union

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34 East 32nd Street, New York City, NY 10016
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Ranked #329 of 461 Hotels in New York City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the best thing about this hotel is definitely the location. A few blocks walk to all the main attractions.The stairwells were grubby but the rooms were reasonably clean. The complimentary continental breakfast was excellent but if you prefer something hot check out Captains Table next door. Very good value for money. I believe that the hotel is undergoing a total... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed here early January and would definitely recommend it. We booked then looked at the reviews.. I was worried by some of them but should not have worried at all. As long as you remember this is not the Ritz and it is also much better than other places we viewed. The room was a triple at the rear... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a good hotel in great location just around the corner from the Empire State building and within walking distance of loads of attractions. The rooms are very clean and basic but really good sizes - my sons' twin was huge. Yes the bathrooms are functional if dated - ours looked ancient but once we got the hang of... More 

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Shamokin, Pennsylvania
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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have stayed in new york a few times. This hotel really is one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in. I didn't mind it because we weren't in the room much but it was terrible. The bathroom door was so small and the tub was about 7 inches deep so it's basically a shower. The elevator took... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Small budget hotel in a good location , small rooms but clean , facilities are limited but adequate . Breakfast is continental style but for a good breakfast go next door. Staff helpful as one would expect

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