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Hotel Grand Union

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 East 32nd Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Manhattan)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Our room on 8th floor facing the street was quite comfortable, but not luxurious by any measure. We noticed no street noise, with the in-window airconditioner on, and the mini fridge was well appreciated. In New York, where there's so much to see and do in the city, we didn't want to spend much time in the hotel room, so... More

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice clean basic hotel. Nice polite staff. When in NYC you really only need somewhere to put your head as there is so much to do/see during the day. Absolutely fantastic location to visit all the major tourist attractions of NYC. Would easily stay here again!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

good location at the hearth of NY. clean room, good housekeeping. friendly staff. 10 floors hotel with one lift only. u can imagine the crowd until 11am. some rooms with no view. stay at floors that you can walk. very basic breakfast. if you will not spend your whole day in the room then it is a clever vhoice...

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Devon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This very reasonably priced hotel was such a delight to find. On arrival we were told they didn't have two rooms for our family of four, they were very apologetic and offered a 'Jack&Jill' room with connecting door for the price of one of the original rooms we had booked, or we could have a very large family room,again at... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in July 2014. Hotel staff are very friendly and helpful and the 24 hour reception is good. The location is great, walking distance of most of the attractions you may want to visit, we used the sub way too. The rooms were cleaned daily and had every thing we needed. The complimentary breakfast was good. Would stay... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in July. The hotel is in a very good location, 2 blocks from the empire state building and the green subway line is on the corner if you go right when you leave the hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful on check in and throughout my time there . The hotel itself and the rooms... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted just a place to sleep for the night and there were 4 of us. It is hard to find a room for 4 so I booked this hotel. I think it is way over priced for the condition it is in. The "one" elevator is very painful to wait for. We ended up carrying our luggage, 3 year... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This both IS and ISN'T a destination hotel. If your destination is the hotel -- then this isn't for you. No swimming pools, no spas, no valet parking, no bell hops, not even adequate lobby space to lounge around in waiting for friends or family. If, however, your destination is Manhattan and Midtown in particular, I don't think you could... More

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Liverpool, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a great rate, the room was clean and neat, and the hotel was central to all the places we wanted to be. The staff was great: very friendly and helpful. And a modest breakfast was included each morning-- we would highly recommend Hotel Grand Union. It isn't luxury accommodations, but it does the trick with no shortcomings.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The price, location, and the the triple-bed room were the draws for us. The hotel is like a "hole in the wall", with not even an ice or vending machine for cold water on a hot day, and one tiny elevator which, after a 10 minute wait, was too full to accommodate us with all our luggage anyway. The room... More

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shawn959, General Manager at Hotel Grand Union, responded to this review

Dear Guest - We are truly sorry for your past stay with us, please try us again and we will do our best to ensure a great stay. The hotel is planning a huge renovation for early 2015 and the change to the product will be significant. Please give me a call when you have a moment so I may... More

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Address: 34 East 32nd Street, New York City, NY 10016
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Murray Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Grand Union 3*
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