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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

There were so many things wrong here it would take an hour to write them. Non-functional freezer, non-working hotel phone, broken door lock (for a few hours), non-functional intercom and clock radio. Noisy construction work done on terrace while I was there. This was due to a building code violation, as the manager told me himself. I learned later that... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

The old, depressing room had one lamp with two forty watt bulbs. That was the only light source, except for the two half-burned out fluorescent tubes in the pitiful kitchen. I kept my shoes on the whole time so that my feet didn't have to touch the nasty carpet or the dirty little rug near the bed. The furniture was... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

My husband and I had an enjoyable stay. We rented a studio apartment for 3 nights while in NYC visiting family. The place is an older building with small rooms. It was fairly clean and well kept. We did not spend a lot of time in the room except to sleep. We did appreciate the complimentary breakfast that was delivered... More 

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Madison, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

The Gracie Inn is a small hotel b&b with a very friendly staff who are eager to please. We arrived before check in and wanted to put our bags down so that we could enjoy a day in NYC. They were very accommodating and would have put our bags in a closet, but they let us check in. We were... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

This is a very cozy hotel in a relatively quiet, residential neighborhood. It's right by the river, which has a great promenade for morning walks/runs. It is also within walking distance to the green line trains and the Metropolitan museum of art. I stayed here with my wife and son in one of their "studios", which is essentially a small... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

I had such a pleasant stay at Gracie Inn. The service was great! The gentleman (Javier) who helped me was so kind and patient when it came to meeting my needs. Location is great, it is safe as well as convenient for travel with buses and subway stations only steps away. Saving the best for last, the rooms. I had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

Despite much marketing about the Gracie Inn being the best B and B in NYC( Village Voice), it was well below expectation. Kirkland( costco) yogurt, huge costco muffins, and reheated croissants) were the mainstay's of the breakfast and the hallways/rugs had stains and spills that were never cleaned up nor had the rugs been vacuumed. The room we had was... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

Where to start... First, the staff was friendly and let us drop our luggage off early and took it to our room. But there really wasn't anyone around for real "service." Although we (3 of us) were "upgraded" to the Penthouse from the Jr. Penthouse, the sleeping arrangements we originally booked were necessary for medical reasons. Nice effort, but should... More 

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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

The exorbitant price of the average NYC hotel has to be the only real reason that this place is booked constantly, because it is a dump! Upon arriving in what should have been a clean room we found hairs in the bed, in the tub and on the bathroom wall! The sheets were wrinkled and not too small for the... More 

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Portland, Maine
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

Terrible room (filthy) no front desk help at all on site, Rude manager, total misrepresentation of the room and the quality of the inn, surprised the health department lets them stay open, mold growing in the bathroom.

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