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The Gracie Inn

502 East 81st Street, New York City, NY 10028
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cincinnati
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I don't know how I was fooled online...it looked simple and is in a good location...the room was clean but extremely dingy and run down/depressing. And after we left we received an email asking us where the towels were! Outrageous! And it wasn't cheap!

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Beaumont, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

When we arrived a letter explained that the there wasn't a daily cleaning service. But we could request a cleaning and the sheets would be changed every 3 days. the room was not very clean to start. on the 3 rd day we requested cleaning and left our dirty towels on the floor, when we got back, they had emptied... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

The Gracie Inn is a very reasonable priced Inn located in a quiet residential area of the Upper East Side. I visited here 9/10-9/11 2015 on business. I stayed in room #6 on the third floor. This room had a small bathroom, utility kitchen and two bedrooms. It was around 500-600 square feet. The Inn and room were clean. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

-Not at all like the pictures! -Very dirty (hair in microwave, remains of last guests in toilet and on sheets etc) -Allergenic environment -Kitchen without utilities and cutlery -Unfriendly staff who leaves early -Dangerous electrical cords -You can't lock front door

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I recently stayed at the Gracie Inn for 1 night. When I arrived, I checked in, however I learned the next morning that I had not received breakfast because I did not fill out the form. I never received the form. When I asked to get breakfast I was told I would have to wait a half hour because they... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Filthy, shameful, tragic. Could be a great B&B, but whoever owns the place has let it go completely. There were plastic bottles under the bed, the sheets had holes in them and were stained. There was hair in the bath. One window in the bedroom had no shades. The shades that were there were twisted and broken so light came... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Never consider this hotel. It looks like a flophouse. The room was dirty with furnishings that were old, beat up, and stained. No services or help. Then add in that my 3 bags were taken by other guests. After almost an hour looking for them and asking the manager for help, did the manager suggest that the guests who had... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

This week we spent four nights at the Gracie Inn. Do not go there and spend your travel dollars! It is so below standard!! We rented a room with a kitchenette, which sounded great. However, none of the appliances would work because of the faulty electricity. The lights in our room would go on and off by themselves. The outlets... More 

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!! What an absolute DISGRACE of a hotel!!!!!!!!!!! Coming in on business and we decided to give the Gracie Hotel a chance, booked well in advance and EVEN corresponded with “REUBEN” at the front desk for more than 30 minutes one day asking questions etc... Call the DAY OF OUR FLIGHT to ask another question when REUBEN... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife and I arrived at the hotel in the afternoon, last November, on to find the room a filthy mess. The bed was a mess and extremely uncomfortable. The "table" was so old they wouldn't even take it at a Goodwill. Utensils nonexistent. We had to keep asking for toilet paper and other basic amenities. This was supposed to... More 

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