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The Gracie Inn

502 East 81st Street, New York City, NY 10028
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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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
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We enjoy our stay in this little hotel. The staff was nice and helpful. The room were cozy and the one for my kids spacious. Breakfast is fine, you have juice,fruit, bread and tea or coffee. It is in a quiet neighborhood and you can take a nice walk on the east river and grab a coffee on your way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

First step look at the rates- this is one of the best location at the respective rate in Manhattan. It is at 10 minutes away from Central Park and 20 minutes from all of the big museums. Small room, old furniture - this is the charm of New York . You don't need more than a good bed - and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The room was disgusting, door fell of cupboard t.v. did not work no one came to repair anything, room wasn't cleaned unless we paid extra. The Manager couldn't care less, breakfast uhh. Don't stay there.

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New York, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I stayed there with my two daughters (7 and 13) for one night. We were promised two bedroom suite, each with a double bed. When we arrived (at 6pm) the keys were not where they were supposed to be for pick up, which was a little distressing. We knocked at the door to another visitor, who could guide us, how... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I really enjoyed this hotel. It gave an amazing old New York feel in a great location. We were close enough to get on the metro and subway to go anywhere or just enjoy the awesome shops around the blocks. The value compared is a no brainer! I will definitely be returning to this hotel :-)

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